Wood County Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Petition headed to high courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A petition to empanel a three-judge court to decide whether Mayor Bob Newell can remain in office is bound for Charleston. The petition, bearing 150 signatures collected by a citizens group calling itself the Committee, was filed Monday afternoon in Wood County Circuit Court.

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  2. Community cleanup SaturdayRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Marietta Times

    The Williamstown, Boaz and Waverly Lions clubs, in conjunction with the Wood County Solid Waste Authority, have teamed to host a community cleanup Saturday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Fenton Art Glass parking lot. John Reed, authority director, said disposal costs this year will be 8 cents a pound for televisions plus the costs of shipping supplies.

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  3. New recording discussing alleged affair posted onlineRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... audio file last week. The flash drive files were the impetus for a complaint filed against Newell in January by Wood County Republican Party Chairman Rob Cornelius, a Parkersburg resident. He claimed Newell misused city money, time and property ...

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  4. Sharon Kay DyeRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    She was born April 14, 1944, in Wood County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Lawrence A. Abels and Maxine Walker Abels Rothgeb. Sharon was retired from Nashua Photo with over 30 years of service, then later worked as a cook for the Wood County Schools.

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  5. GOP chair files petition to remove NewellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Code 6-6-1, his actions further including gross immorality, willful waste of public funds and adultery." Wood County Republican Party Chairman Rob Cornelius signs paperwork Monday afternoon in the Wood County Circuit Clerk's office as he files a ...

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  6. Lessons from MinotRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    North Dakota's efforts to deal with a burgeoning oil and gas industry have prompted Wood County officials to study local options and existing regulations to make sure needs are met. Wood County has no zoning for unincorporated areas.

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  7. Book saleRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Parkersburg/Wood County Library Friends of the Library Book Sale will be April 16-18 at the library at 3100 Emerson Ave. in Parkersburg.

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  8. Williamstown Bank promotes 3Read the original story

    Apr 11, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... and implementation, marketing and maintaining the bank's online presence. Anderson is a member of the Wood County Rotary, the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley Government Relations Committee, is on the Seventh Street UMC Pastor parish ...

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  9. Businesses to organize tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Local business owners and others want to organize cornhole tournaments to benefit the football stadiums at each of the Wood County high schools. Organizers are looking for businesses in north Parkersburg, south Parkersburg and Williamstown who can host tournaments during May, June and July.

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  10. Tracing your family's past can be enlighteningRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Some people spend years searching for their ancestral roots, and there are local resources available for those trying to do genealogy, but local genealogists warn you have to be willing to take the truth, warts and all once you get started. Bob Enoch, president of the Wood County Historical and Preservation Society, said his nonprofit volunteer group ultimately plans to set up a public resource/research center at the historic Phelps/Neal house which the group recently purchased.

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  11. Symphony bowls for music in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    For the fifth year the league's Bowling Ball presented a night of bowling and food to help the symphony provide such performances in area schools. Photo by Jeffrey Saulton Jane Harris looks at the scores as she waits her turn at the Bowling Ball V fundraiser for the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra League-Parkersburg.

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  12. Valley's swollen rivers begin to recedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Ohio and Little Kanawha rivers crested Saturday, just below flood stage, but high enough to cause water to cover some roads and other low-lying areas. Ed Hupp, director of Wood County Emergency Services, said the Ohio River came real close to flood stage.

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  13. Thursday rainfall sets recordRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A rotating wall cloud was reported to the weather service in Belpre and near Valley Mills in Wood County. And although Cooper stated reports and other material are being sorted through, an actual tornado touchdown doesn't appear to have happened.

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  14. Flowers' husband discusses filesRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... posts by Modesitt. Flowers said he was not familiar with local politics and did not know Modesitt was a former Wood County commissioner, Parkersburg Police chief and mayoral candidate. Newell has claimed Modesitt, who he defeated in the 2005 mayoral ...

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  15. Habitat auction raises $19KRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Gretchen Richards Approximately 200 people gathered at the Grand Pointe Conference Center on Friday evening to bid on 74 items in the third annual Destination Design auction for Wood County Habitat for Humanity. Photo by Gretchen Richards This needlepoint, dated 1811, was one of many items available during the silent auction.

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  16. Prostitution plagued ParkersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... e will go. Her relatives are deeply mortified at her shame and disgrace. She is only eighteen years of age. 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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  17. Storms should be gone by Friday eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... recede through the day." Borden said several locations along the Ohio River, particularly Pleasants and part of Wood County along with Ritchie County received five inches of rain in two days which pushed creeks out of their banks and left low lying ...

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  18. Interstate rollover sends one to hospitalRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A rollover wreck during a storm Wednesday evening shut down the northbound lanes of I-77 in Wood County, an official said. The wreck was called in at 8:18 p.m. Wednesday near the Williamstown exit on Interstate 77, said Capt.

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  19. Wood commission OKs $3K grant for MountwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Wood County Commission Monday approved a $3,000 Innovative Grant for an event with the Mountwood Park All-Terrain Vehicle Adventure Trails. Lemon & Barrett's Yamaha Demo Days will be April 24-26, according to Mark Lewis, chief executive officer/president, and Cindy Sheppard of the Greater Parkersburg Convention and Visitors Bureau.

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  20. Afternoon wreck damages two parked carsRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The incident was called in to the Wood County 911 Center at 4:57 p.m. and officers from the Parkersburg Police Department arrived at the scene at 5:02 p.m., said Sgt. Cumpston with the city police.

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