Wood County Newswire (Page 6)

Wood County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wood County, WV. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 3,058 in Wood County, WV

  1. Parkersburg Rotary Club, Fenton Foundation team up on anti-drug effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... the Drug-Free Jackets initiative at Williamstown High School," "If you are wondering how to reduce the number of Wood County students headed for a life of addiction and crime, then student drug-screening is certainly part of the answer. Parents ...

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  2. Corrections: $1 raise for officers is an important first stepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... looking for ways to do right by the folks who go to work every day in such a difficult environment. UP: To the Wood County Home Confinement staff, for receiving the Hero of Hope Award from the Wood County Juvenile ... With its budget zeroed out for ...

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  3. Thumbs Up, Thumbs DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    UP: To the Wood County Home Confinement staff, for receiving the Hero of Hope Award from the Wood County Juvenile Drug Court this week. "We hear the feedback, and we know you go above and beyond what would be required of you.

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  4. Parkersburga s second Night Out event slated for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... its 34th year, but this is just Parkersburg's second, Jeffrey said. The Parkersburg Police and Fire departments, Wood County Sheriff's Department and West Virginia State Police will be in attendance, and a HealthNet helicopter will land at the park, ...

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  5. Look Back: From Springville to Newport to ParkersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... excerpts regarding the village near the south side of the old Juliana street bridge was taken from, Pioneers in Wood County, Vol. 1, by John A. House:) "John Stokely laid out Springville, a small village at the mouth of the Little Kanawha River. ...

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  6. Wood County officials OK annexation for developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Jeff Baughan Wood County Commissioners, from left, Bob Tebay, Jimmy Colombo and Blair Couch listen to Wood County Administrator Marty Seufer talk about land which was approved for annexation into Williamstown Thursday if a plat map of the area is delivered to the commission. Photo by Jeff Baughan Wood County Commissioners, from left, Bob Tebay, Jimmy Colombo and Blair Couch listen to Wood County Administrator Marty Seufer talk about land which was approved for annexation into Williamstown Thursday if a plat map of the area is delivered to the commission.

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  7. Study focuses on senior, disabled services in Wood CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... executive director, earlier this year, said among the first things he identified was underserved areas of Wood County. The committee is still organizing and needs representatives from Mineral Wells, Rockport, Vienna and North Hills. Anyone ...

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  8. Wood County native earns tourism recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... University. McGehee noted the valuable early education she received while growing up in Washington Bottom, Wood County. She attended the former Washington Elementary School, Blennerhassett Junior High and Parkersburg South High School. She has ...

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  9. Wood County woman sentenced in string of unarmed bank robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A Wood County woman could serve more than four years in prison for bank robberies in three states, including several in West Virginia. Christine Joy Martin, 31, of Davisville, pleaded guilty to three counts of unarmed bank robbery in April.

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  10. Nondiscrimination ordinance headed to councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... cream in a bag, a perfect end to a hot summer day. (Photo Provided) From left, Vienna resident Carlita Lynch and Wood County residents Bob Ball and Judy Ball join other Liberty PKB supporters in singing a hymn prior to the start of Tuesday's ...

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  11. Wood Commission hears economic development updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Wood County Commission Monday received an update on economic development and appointed three new members to the Wood County Building Authority. Lindsey Kerr Piersol, director of the Wood County Economic Development Office, said her office has been approached by a company looking for an existing facility of 4,500-7,000 square feet to utilize as office space.

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  12. Forum discusses poverty barriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... and Donna Miller, right, listen to reports at Monday's meeting of Belpre City Council. (Photo by Wayne Towner) Wood County Building Authority Chairman Steven Shaffer, center, and Vice-Chairman Tim Northrup, right, take the oath of office Monday as ...

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  13. Two talent events dropped from Parkersburg HomecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... to do with this. We're hoping the event draws well and helps to make homecoming great again." PARKERSBURG - The Wood County Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m. today to receive a presentation on student ...

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  14. Parkersburg High School athletics honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    From left, Parkersburg High School's Parker Miller, Kyle Mullen, Emily Williamson and John Martin Best pose for a picture at a recent Wood County Board of Education meeting. The Big Reds not only won the best overall athletic program for the 2016-17 school year in the Mountain State Athletic Conference, but the red and white also picked up the Gazette-Mail Excellence In Sports Award for Class AAA.

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  15. Summer stormsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2017 | Marietta Times

    After several downpours through the day on Saturday, the local area was under flash flood watches and thunderstorm warnings for the majority of the weekend. While the water came down hard three times Saturday a dispatcher at the Wood County 911 said there were only a few accidents and reports of flooding in some areas.

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  16. Nicholas County schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... South High Schools. Imagine what it would be like here if , say, PSHS were devastated by fire or flood and the Wood County BOE said the best thing would be to again combine those two schools. Richwood is a proud community and deserves to be able to ...

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  17. Franklin D. GaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... a.m. at the Shepherd of the Sea Church, officiated by the Rev. Scott Berry. Frank was born on April 4, 1935, in Wood County, West Virginia, to A.C. and Phyllis Gault. He attended high school at Wirt County High in West Virginia and continued his ...

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  18. Storm causes flooding, power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    After several downpours through the day on Saturday, the local area is under a flash flood watch until 8 a.m. today, according to the National Weather Service in Charleston. While the water came down hard three times Saturday a dispatcher at the Wood County 911 said there were only a few accidents and reports of flooding in some areas.

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  19. Wood County Clerk attends first meeting of elections integrity panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Wood County clerk Wednesday was on the national stage at the inaugural meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in Washington, D.C. County Clerk Mark Rhodes spoke about his experience with an incorrect registration and how he was elected by only five votes. The 15-member commission was created in May by an executive order by President Donald Trump after he made unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud.

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  20. Lancaster man arraigned on charges from high-speed chase -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... misdemeanor. Austin was indicted in April on the charges following the March 15 incident which began in Wood County, West Virginia. Crow entered a plea of innocent to the charges on behalf of Austin and appointed Attorney Tommy Saunders to represent ...

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