Wood County Newswire (Page 7)

Wood County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wood County, WV. (Page 7)

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  1. Friends, family, peers give final salute to former Wood County Sheriff Ken MerrittRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Brett Dunlap Officers from a number of local law enforcement agencies waited in line to pay their final respects to former Wood County Sheriff Ken Merritt at a memorial service held Sunday at Williamstown High School. Each officer waited and one-by-one approached Merritt's casket and saluted.

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  2. Wood County company enters construction contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Conley Fabrication LLC in Mineral Wells has entered into an agreement with JAG Mobile Solutions Inc., a Howe, Ind.-based company, to cooperatively build specialty trailers. JAG Mobile Solutions has manufactured and supplied world-class units for the specialty trailer customers world-wide for over a decade.

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  3. Memorial held for former Wood County SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Marietta Times

    Former Wood County Sheriff Ken Merritt was one of the last old-school policemen, friends and associates remembered at a memorial service held Sunday evening in Williamstown. Merritt, 81, who had served four terms as Sheriff and one term as a Wood County Commissioner, passed away last Tuesday at Carehaven of Pleasants County in Belmont.

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  4. Peoples Bank getting Ohio arts awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2017 | Marietta Times

    ... by individuals and organizations across Ohio. Artsbridge, Inc., an arts service agency for Washington County and Wood County, W.Va., nominated Peoples Bank for the Business Support of the Arts (Small) Award due to its longstanding relationship and ...

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  5. Armstrong held without bond in fatal overdose caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Evan Bevins David Scott Armstrong, right, speaks with his attorney, Reggie Bailey, Friday prior to a bond hearing in Wood County Circuit Court. Armstrong is charged with murder in the death of Ryan Danko from a fentanyl overdose.

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  6. Kenneth Dalton MerrittRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Kenneth Dalton Merritt 81, former Sheriff of Wood County, of Waverly, WV passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at the Carehaven of Pleasants County, Belmont, WV. He was born July 4, 1935 in Purgitsville, WV, a son of the late George A. and Alma S. Wilkins Merritt.

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  7. Judges orders Armstrong to be held without bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Jeffrey Saulton David Scott Armstrong prepares to leave a magistrate court courtroom Wednesday after a hearing found probable cause for a murder charge in the January death of Ryan Danko. Armstrong will have a bond hearing in Wood County Circuit Court at 9 a.m. Friday.

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  8. Group rallies at McKinley officeRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... Thursday morning at a Parkersburg field office for Rep. David McKinley. About 18 residents associated with Wood County Indivisible held signs and spoke with Robert Villers, a field representative for McKinley, R-Wheeling, at the congressman's Market ...

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  9. Wood County youths give back for Student Service DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... as part of the annual United Way Student Service Day. PARKERSBURG - Hundreds of area students fanned out across Wood County Thursday to help community organizations as part of the annual United Way Student Service Day. The United Way Alliance of the ...

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  10. Wood County Indivisible talks concerns at McKinley officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Jess Mancini Residents express their concerns over Republican-led attempts to change the Affordable Care Act at a rally organized Thursday morning by Wood County Indivisible in anticipation of the vote in the House on the American Health Care Act. Photo by Jess Mancini Residents express their concerns over Republican-led attempts to change the Affordable Care Act at a rally organized Thursday morning by Wood County Indivisible in anticipation of the vote in the House on the American Health Care Act.

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  11. Wood County Commission looks to raise levy rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Evan Bevins Wood County Administrator Marty Seufer, right, speaks during Thursday's County Commission meeting as, from left, Commissioners Bob Tebay and Jimmy Colombo listen. Photo by Evan Bevins Wood County Administrator Marty Seufer, right, speaks during Thursday's County Commission meeting as, from left, Commissioners Bob Tebay and Jimmy Colombo listen.

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  12. Attorney General Morrisey Partners with Ben Franklin & Carver Career Centers to Battle Drug EpidemicRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | Huntington News

    ... of the Public Health Trust, in October 2016, awarded the incinerators to the Parkersburg Police Department in Wood County, the Huntington Police Department in Cabell County, the Boone County Sheriff's Office in Madison and the Star City Police ...

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  13. Parkersburg City Council asks Homecoming questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... contribution was eliminated completely. That, coupled with possible reductions or eliminations of funding from Wood County and the state, could endanger the entire event. Council President J.R. Carpenter said he believes Homecoming is beneficial to ...

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  14. Former Wood County Sheriff Ken Merritt dies at 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Merritt, a native of Purgitsville in Hampshire County, served four terms as sheriff and one term as a Wood County commissioner. He was elected to his first term in 1992 and reelected in 1996.

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  15. Bill to change tax system gets mixed responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... Half of the 34 members of the Senate are sponsors, including state Sen. Mike Azinger, a Republican from Wood County, Karnes said. The chamber is receptive to listening to all budget proposals, however, improvements already made to the tax structure ...

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  16. Kesselring briefs commissioners on American Red Cross accomplishmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The American Red Cross continues to provide services to people in Wood County, its regional director told the Wood County Commission on Monday. March is American Red Cross Month and Executive Director of American Red Cross of Northwest West Virginia Sharon Kesselring is making her way to the 17 county commissions in her service area to give an update on its accomplishments.

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  17. Measure would alter tax systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Half of the 34 members of the Senate are sponsors, including state Senator Mike Azinger, a Republican from Wood County, Karnes said. The chamber is receptive to listening to all budget proposals, however, improvements already made to the tax ...

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  18. Overdose: Murder charges may be appropriateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... death to a person if they chose to inject the substance," This is the first time such a charge has been filed in Wood County, and police and Wood County Prosecutor Pat Lefebure are to be commended for their work. But doing so now hammers home an ...

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  19. Easter activities slated for Mid-Ohio ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... he collected to his dad, Chace McCartney, at last year's Friends of Mountwood Park Easter Egg Hunt. File Photo Wood County Relay for Life participated in last year's Mid-Ohio Valley Easter Parade with a float. File Photo Parkersburg Elks Lodge 198 ...

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  20. Proposed West Virginia tax changes worry businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Half of the 34 members of the Senate are sponsors, including state Senator Mike Azinger, a Republican from Wood County, Karnes said. The chamber is receptive to listening to all budget proposals, however, improvements already made to the tax ...

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