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With the time change on Sunday morning, residents are reminded to change the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, too, officials said.
Representatives from Midwest motorcoach companies were in the area this week, taking in attractions that might be interesting to their clients.
At 6:38 p.m. Tuesday, deputies responded to the Davisville residence to investigate a domestic situation where a firearm was discharged, said Sgt.
Authorities located an inmate who escaped from the Parkersburg Correctional Center at Camden Clark Medical Center on Wednesday evening.
The scheduled discussion on the floodplain ordinance and the Biggert-Waters floodplain insurance act in Vienna took a surprising turn Wednesday evening, as those in attendance were more interested in discussing the stormwater maintenance measure known as the rain garden than in discussing floodplain issues.
Gas prices increased by a penny over the past week in West Virginia. AAA East Central says the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in the state was about $3.55.
With the regular session of the West Virginia Legislature ending this week, lawmakers are working through the remaining bills from the other house before work comes to a close at midnight Saturday.
Tickets remain for the U.S. Air Force Heritage Ramblers, a jazz band performing in a free concert 7:30 p.m. March 15 at the Smoot Theatre.
Members of Wheeling's police officers' union are seeking a 15-percent pay increase to combat what they term an "alarming" rate of turnover within the department, as the city has seen 19 officers leave the force in the past three years.
PARKERSBURG Schools in Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wirt and Wood counties in West Virginia and in Washington County in Ohio are closed today because of the snow.
Warden Anne Thomas hopes to expand that service this year. She tells the Parkersburg News and Sentinel that the facility's goal is to top 20,000 hours of community service.
Relentless decline of the Central Appalachian coal industry threatens more hardship for West Virginia's southern counties.