Stafford gets jail time for fals...
A Washington County woman who made false statements to police that prolonged and exaggerated an already complicated high-profile case pleaded guilty Thursday to filing a false police report.
Animal control options presented
The Humane Society of Parkersburg is offering the Wood County Commission a new option: Reduced animal control at a slightly reduced cost.
Wed May 15, 2013
The June 2013 issue of Wonderful West Virginia magazine, now on sale, celebrates its namesake's 150th anniversary of statehood with a special "Day in the Life" issue featuring nearly 100 photos provided by readers.
Tue May 14, 2013
Weirton Daily Times
Jessica Lynch to speak in Chester on June 1
Ten years ago, West Virginia native Jessica Lynch was recovering in a Washington, D.C., hospital from serious injuries suffered in an attack by hostile Iraqi forces.
WesBanco names Campbell market president
Campbell's promotion was effective May 1 as he replaces outgoing Market President Larry Johnson, who retired April 30 after 15 years of service to WesBanco and more than 40 years in the banking industry.
Commission doles out funds
The Wood County Commission received news Monday that federal grant funds had been approved, but will need to be used by the end of the month or be lost.
Mon May 13, 2013
New retirement community in the ...
The announcement of the Lakeside Landing retirement community will be made during a gathering from 3-5 p.m. today at Grand Pointe Conference Center in Vienna.
Sun May 12, 2013
Civil War: Convention, Jones raid excited city
In the last column we covered the military and political plans centered around Parkersburg and Wood County.
Sat May 11, 2013
Boys and Girls Club volunteers build garden
Construction began Saturday on a community garden to be tended and harvested by children at the Boys and Girls Club of Parkersburg.
The Mountain State in photographs, Sept. 15, 2012
It's 12:20 p.m., Sept. 15, 2012, and Johnny Staats is playing the mandolin at the Henderson Hall Plantation in Boaz, Wood County.
Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down
UP: To Wood County Sheriff's Deputy R.A. George whose devotion to his job led to the arrest of a man wanted for stabbing two people.
Fri May 10, 2013
Downtown Farmers' Market opens for new season
Crowds and fair weather greeted the new summer season of the Downtown Farmers' Market at Bicentennial Park.
Hogsett is new Wood County Belle
Judy Hogsett, who has contributed years of volunteer service to the community, has been named Wood County Belle for 2013.
Plant, seed swap slated for Saturday
The WVU Extension Wood County Master Gardeners will be hosting the first "Wood County Spring Plant and Seed Swap" beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday at Shelter 9 in Parkersburg City Park.
Thu May 09, 2013
Goodwin honors three Wood County students
Three high school juniors from Wood County were among 56 across the state named as the U.S. Attorney's Ambassadors for Justice during a ceremony at the Culture Center in Charleston.
Kochersperger joins sheriff's department
That's why Hans R. Kochersperger has been serving with the Air National Guard for the last 18 years and recently became a deputy with the Wood County Sheriff's Office.
Ethics panel issues advisory opinion
The West Virginia Ethics Commission Committee on Open Governmental Meetings has filed an advisory opinion on proposed changes in Wood County's agenda and meeting procedures.
Wed May 08, 2013
Farmers' Market to open Friday
The market at Third and Market streets opens at 10 a.m. Friday, kicking off the season with another Big Free Flower Giveaway.
4-H fundraiser set for Saturday
The annual Wood County 4-H Camp Trustee Chicken BBQ fundraiser is scheduled for 4-7 p.m. Saturday at the campgrounds on Butcher Bend Road in Mineral Wells.
Parkersburg Police Searching For Man They Say Abused Woman For Hours
Jeff Morris Web Producer: Jeff Morris Reported: May. 8, 2013 11:12 AM EDT Updated: May.