Wood County Newswire

Wood County Newswire

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  1. Wood County students earn Golden HorseshoeRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The annual Golden Horseshoe exam tests eighth grade students throughout the state on their knowledge of West Virginia history and culture. This year, Wood County Schools had two winners: Matthew Lebo of Jackson Middle School and Ryan Daley of Edison Middle School.

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  2. Parkersburg's Klondike saga continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... t, and among themselves are very honest. They admire honesty and thrift, but do not practice it themselves. The Wood County Historical Society works to preserve yesterday for tomorrow. For more information, contact P.O. Box 565, Parkersburg, WV 26102

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  3. David Couch ALS Golf Tournament has raised $600,000-plus in 16 yearsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... raised in its 16 years as an event. "Dad died from ALS in 2001 and that summer was the first tournament," said Wood County Commissioner Blair Couch of his father, David, who also served as a Wood County commissioner. "We're making some significant ...

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  4. Wood County Republicans hold conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    "We hope to elect or appoint up to 54 delegates to attend the West Virginia Republican Party Convention in Charleston and to vote on the party's platform and the presidential electors for the Electoral College later this year," said Wood County Republican Party Chairman Rob Cornelius. Cornelius gave this outline of GOP plans at Thursday night's Wood County Republican Party Convention at the Judge Black Annex in Parkersburg.

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  5. AnnouncementsRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    There will be five dollar physicals for all atheletes available Wednesday at the Parkersburg High School Fieldhouse and Thursday at the Wood County Technical Center. To keep numbers and the crowd to a minimum, we will be splitting each day into assigned schools.

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  6. Parkersburg church schedules Memorial Day MassRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Monday, Memorial Day but is open to all wishing to attend. The cemetery is one of five Catholic cemeteries in Wood County but only Mount Carmel will host a Mass. The Mass on Monday will last about an hour, according to Rice. "It's the standard Mass ...

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  7. Vienna man charged in shootingRead the original story

    Wednesday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Chief George Young said. Both men live at the residence, he said. According to the criminal complaint filed in Wood County Magistrate Court, when Vienna Police Sgt. B.K. Ingraham arrived on the scene, Baker was sitting on the front porch holding a ...

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  8. RecyclingRead the original story

    Wednesday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... the Mid-Ohio Valley, communities are working together to help avoid dumping that much plastic into the landfill. Wood County Solid Waste Authority Director John Reed and Parkersburg city officials are working to get some of Parkersburg's old ...

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  9. Rallying with PHS' WellsRead the original story

    Wednesday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... just wants to see them get better." Seeing someone get better on the court doesn't just extend to the youth of Wood County. He also can be seen letting those less experienced get a game or two in on him during a high school match to up their ...

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  10. Jones, KathleenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Newark Advocate

    Kathleen E. Jones HEBRON: A graveside service celebrating the life of Kathleen E. Jones, age 101, of Hebron, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, at Kirkersville Cemetery. Kathleen was born October 3, 1914 in Wood County, West Virginia to the late Andrew and Susan Baker.

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  11. Vienna pushes recycling of water bottlesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 24 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... containers provided to residents will quickly be filled by the extra bottles, said John Reed, director of the Wood County Solid Waste Authority. After getting a request for assistance from Vienna officials, Reed reached out to the City of ...

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  12. Teams break bread before action beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... said Williamstown freshman second baseman Kaylee Slagle. When asked if she thought playing the tournament in Wood County might provide an advantage, Slagle said, "Yeah, I do. We don't have to be in a strange town we don't know and we'll have a lot ...

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  13. Commissioners seek advice on regional jail billRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The commission met with officials from Wood County Sheriff's Department, the Wood County Prosecutor's office, the newly implemented Public Defenders office, Wood County Magistrate Court, the Wood County Circuit Court, the Day Report Center, local bonding agents and others to get suggestions to cut down on expenses in housing prisoners at the North Central Regional Jail. The county budgets around $1.9 million a year to house inmates at the regional jail.

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  14. Wood County Commissioners approves fire feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Steve Gainer said. "We could discuss it a little more or we can adopt it.'' K.C. Linder, president of the Wood County Fire Board, left, and Steve Scholl, chief of the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department, listen as the Wood County Commission discusses ...

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  15. Vienna residents could be out of tap water for weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Environmental Protection Agency lowered the acceptable level of C-8 in the water. The issue is nothing new in Wood County where C-8 chemicals were used at the Washington Works plant operated for years by Dupont. Now Chemhours, which is operating the ...

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  16. Chemours to pay for carbon filter installation in ViennaRead the original story

    Sunday May 22 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... for Vienna water after the Environmental Protection Agency announced a new limit for the chemical C8 present in Wood County's drinking water. C8 levels in the city's water source are slightly above the new limit. C8 was used until 2013 in the ...

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  17. 5 arrested out of separate incidents at same homeRead the original story

    Sunday May 22 | Marietta Times

    ... Police Department to be processed. After the booking process was complete, the three men were placed in the Wood County Holding Center to await arraignment. The three men were taken to Wood County Magistrate Court to be arraigned in front of ...

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  18. Wood County natives reflect on life of Robert C. ByrdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Wood County natives Charles L. Kinney and Mike Fulton got to know U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., during their time working in the U.S. Capitol. With Sunday's opening of the traveling exhibit "Robert C. Byrd: Senator, Statesman, West Virginian" at the Parkersburg Art Center, Kinney and Fulton reflected on Byrd's career in the U.S. Senate and his impact on the nation and West Virginia.

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  19. West Virginia Town Issued 'Do Not Drink' Advisory Over Chemical Level in WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Insurance Journal West

    West Virginia officials have issued a "Do Not Drink" advisory for Vienna water after the Environmental Protection Agency announced a new limit for the amount of a chemical present in Wood County's drinking water. News outlets report that state officials on May 19 advised Vienna residents not to drink or cook with the city's water after it was discovered that the levels of the chemical C8 in the city's water source are slightly above the new limit.

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  20. Hemp seeds arrive in Wood CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The state Department of Agriculture recently delivered hemp seeds for industrial use to Jim Leach, who will plant them on his property in Vienna along the Ohio River. Dave Hawkins, owner of Mother Earth Foods in Parkersburg, is scheduled to receive hemp seeds from the state in the near future to plant on a half acre of his property in Wood County.

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