Wood County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wood County, WV. (Page 3)

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  1. Preservation group buys house built by Wood County pioneerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Inter-Mountain

    Members of the Wood County Historical and Preservation Society want to convert the house into a genealogy resource library and museum.

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  2. Group buys historic houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | NewsandSentinel.com

    More than 200 years after Hugh Phelps constructed his home on the Little Kanawha River, the house has been purchased by the Wood County Historical and Preservation Society and plans are in the works for the future of this piece of history. The last details for the changeover in ownership are being worked out.

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  3. Internet usage factored into billsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Local residents will have to keep an eye on their Internet usage now that monthly data allowance plans are being enacted by some local Internet providers. Marietta's most-used Internet option, Suddenlink Communications, and CAS Cable, which services Wood County, recently began notifying customers of the changes, which ties an Internet usage limit onto a customer's existing plan.

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  4. Book signingRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Local author Joe Stephens will be signing copies of his debut novel "Harsh Prey" from 3-3 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Parkersburg/Wood County Public Library at 3100 Emerson Ave. in Parkersburg. The signing is open to the public.

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  5. 2 ex-W.Va. Girl Scout leaders face embezzlement chargesRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... have been indicted on charges that they used Girl Scout funds to take a trip to Florida. Media outlets report a Wood County grand jury indicted Denise Davis and Mary Farnworth on Thursday on charges of embezzlement and conspiracy to commit a felony. ...

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  6. Construction jobs hammered in West VirginiaRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Hutchinson said. He's not taking into account the multi-billion-dollar ethane cracker plant proposed in Wood County. The contractors association analyzed data from the U.S. Department of Labor and based the percentage on the number of jobs in 2013 ...

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  7. 2 Parkersburg residents indicted for embezzlement from Girl ScoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | West Virginia Metro

    Two former troop leaders were indicted on charges they embezzled from the Girl Scouts and used the money for a personal vacation. Denise Davis and Mary Farnsworth, both of Parkersburg, face charges of embezzlement and conspiracy in an indictment handed down Friday by the Wood County grand jury.

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  8. Energy Express looking for mentors for summerRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... learning opportunities and nutrition during summer months so children don't fall behind in reading levels. "Wood County hosted four Energy Express sites in 2014. The average child gained 1.9 months in broad reading achievement, and 142 children were ...

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  9. MOVtoZero ramps up for registry weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... to build the effort to unite various agencies, organizations and volunteers to eliminate veteran homelessness in Wood County by the end of this year and chronic homelessness here by the end of 2016. It's part of the Zero: 2016 campaign, organized ...

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  10. 911 director: Dispatchers' questions help save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Wood County 911 Director Rick Woodyard said not only are the many questions asked as part of Emergency Medical Dispatch protocol required by statute, they could provide life-saving information. "There is a separate procedure when a call comes in as an Emergency Medical Dispatch and the dispatchers are required by statute to ask a series of questions to determine the scope of the nature of the emergency," Woodyard said.

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  11. Girl Scouts council issues statement on chargesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Girl Scouts of Black Diamond CEO said Friday the organization will cooperate with authorities in the investigation of alleged embezzlement of cookie sale funds in Wood County. "Girls Scouts of Black Diamond is aware of an alleged incident in Wood County," chief executive officer Beth Casey said Friday.

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  12. Pastoral reminders inspired areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... extending, in proportion to the growth of our moral and mental station. Man is born to work while it is day. The Wood County Historical Society works to preserve yesterday for tomorrow. For more information, contact P.O. Box 565, Parkersburg, WV ...

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  13. Emerson Sleep Inn sets openingRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A 71-room Sleep Inn is under roof and scheduled to open in April in Emerson Commons, according to Richard Toothman, one of the owners of Wood County Investors, which is building the hotel. Construction crews are now drywalling the hotel's rooms, Toothman told me this week.

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  14. Thumbs Up, Thumbs DownRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... 38 years with the company. He and his wife, Jean, became active with the Guild shortly after their arrival in Wood County in the mid-1960s. He has held several positions with the organization - including the presidency in the 1990s. UP: To Marietta ...

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  15. Proposal would fund infrastructureRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... be interested. Providing infrastructure to support growth has been a decades-long challenge there. Or look at Wood County, where a gigantic cracker plant may spur runaway development - if the infrastructure can be provided. Looking at the proposal ...

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  16. Snider appointed to Public Defender boardRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The first meeting of the board will be Jan. 29, Attorney C. Blaine Myers, appointed by the governor as chairman of the board, said. Myers earlier recommended Snider, president of Community Bank, as Wood County's non-attorney representative.

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  17. Speech praised by area legislatorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... roads. Last year's chemical leak and water crisis took emphasis away from roads, he said. "We have roads in Wood County that are in desperate need of repair," Nohe said. "I am glad he talked about roads." With natural gas development creating job ...

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  18. Grace M. BuchananRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | NewsandSentinel.com

    She was born Feb. 2, 1933, in Wood County, W.Va., the daughter of the late Raymond C. and Viola Pugh Weaver. Grace graduated from P.H.S. and retired from Demuth Glass.

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  19. Charlotte BrookoverRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | NewsandSentinel.com

    She was born June 16, 1928, in Wood County, a daughter of the late Thomas and Mary E. Steed Skarry. Charlotte was a long time active member of the Jefferson Baptist Temple and had served Wood County as a Justice of the Peace, along with her late husband, Carl Brookover.

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  20. Board of Equalization plans agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... the right of appeal. If a taxpayer is not satisfied with the outcome of the hearing, an appeal can be filed in Wood County Circuit Court. Wood County Assessor Rich Shaffer discusses the upcoming Board of Equalization and Review schedule with county ...

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