Vienna passes first reading to create official bus stops
The ordinance outlines procedures and penalties for violation of the proposed bus stop loading and unloading areas in Vienna, said Mayor Randy Rapp.
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Destination Design scheduled for March 20
Destination Design, the annual fundraising event for Wood County Habitat for Humanity, will be held 6 p.m. Thursday at the Grand Pointe Conference Center, The auction features vignettes created by area furniture stores and designers with complete rooms planned around a piece of furniture they have given for the auction.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Power outage reported in Vienna
Officials with Wood County 911 said a blown transformer in the 1300 block of 10th Street has caused a power outtage in the area, though officials are trying to assess how large of an area has been affected.
Elizabeth Gumm Chapman
Elizabeth Gumm Chapman, beloved mother, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin and friend, 51, of Vienna, W.Va., passed away on March 9, 2014 unexpectedly.
Senior center braces for cuts
The Wood County Senior Center is one of many centers across the state that could be impacted by a proposed cut in state funding being considered by the Legislature.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Hospital donates AED to Marietta soccer league
The Camden Clark Medical Center has donated a piece of lifesaving equipment to a local sports league to have onhand during practices and games in the event an emergency occurs.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Planners recommend changes in permit fees
The fee change recommendations will now go to the county commissioners for consideration.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Floodplain discussion takes backseat to rain gardens
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.
Parkersburg, Vienna officials discussing water link
The Parkersburg Utility Board is in early talks with the city of Vienna and the Claywood Park Public Service District about linking water systems to provide service in an emergency.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Bitter winter wreaks havoc on area roads
Vienna resident Kristy Champion can't be sure it was a pothole on College Parkway that did in her tire recently.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
First Lutheran begins busy Lenten season
Services will be based on the series "Behold My Servant," according to the Rev. Ian B. Reid, senior pastor at First Lutheran.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Farmers report fruit harvest losses
Below-freezing temperatures in the Mid-Ohio Valley this winter haven't affected some fruit crops while others did not fare so well, according to local growers.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Hard questions for Vienna
I attended the Vienna City Council meeting and was as usual under impressed with the disrespect that is shown to the taxpayers/residents of this fine city.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
'Freezin' for a Reason' gets power-up
"Freezin' for a Reason" lived up to its title as the second annual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics West Virginia more than doubled the funds raised from the first event, an official said.