Wood County Newswire (Page 8)

Wood County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Wood County, WV. (Page 8)

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  1. Commission considers cable franchise feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Wood County commissioners on Monday authorized letters be sent to Suddenlink and Community Antenna Services Cable Co. requesting information on the amount of revenue that would be generated if a 5 percent cable franchise fee is instituted by the county.

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  2. Dangerously potent heroin batch in MOVRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... from the weaker heroin. From 6 p.m. Saturday to 6 p.m. Sunday, there were nine heroin overdoses reported to the Wood County 911 Center, said Communications Coordinator William Riffle. In a social media post, Wood County 911 Director Rick Woodyard ...

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  3. Meeting slated for Neighborhood WatchRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A meeting to obtain information about existing Neighborhood Watch groups and to revitalize or expand groups throughout Wood County has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. July 16 at the 911 Center on Core Road. The meeting is being organized by J.B. Campbell, president of the Neighborhood Watch Co-op in the city of Parkersburg, which he said has been tasked with encouraging and expanding watch groups in Wood County.

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  4. Flags placed to mark July 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Small American flags are again dotting the landscape in Wood County to celebrate Independence Day, thanks to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Center. Last year, the project saw the placement of 3,500 flags in the Parkersburg area.

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  5. Equipment stolen from Wood BOE storage facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Wood County Schools officials say a storage building was broken into overnight Tuesday and about $3,000 in equipment was stolen. Assistant Superintendent Mike Fling said damage to the storage building, which sits behind the Wood County Board of Education's 13th and Plum streets offices in Parkersburg, was discovered Wednesday morning.

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  6. Wood GOP to pick chairRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... continuing to follow the process of the state party and state law, which has been the understanding of the Wood County committee members who raised the issue all along." Lucas said. He was at the forefront of the efforts to remove Bob Newell as ...

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  7. Advocates for dog-breeding regulations going county-to-county to state their caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... to an incident in 2008 when 1000 dogs were rescued from the Whispering Oaks Kennels in the Parkersburg-area of Wood County. Brosan believes that situations like that one can be avoided in the future. "We definitely see improvement in the facilities ... 1 comment

  8. Hearing set for county roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The creation of a road maintenance association will be discussed in a public hearing 10 a.m. July 20 before the Wood County Commission. During a Monday meeting, Matt Harper, consultant with Five-Star Investment Co., told county officials the association would be for maintenance of Nelson Hill Drive, a roadway constructed for a new housing development on West Virginia 31. "The proposed agreement will have to be advertised, so far they have sold one lot, and the company owns the rest of the development.," said County Administrator Marty Seufer.

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  9. Cable agreements approved without franchise feeRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    PARKERSBURG Wood County commissioners on Monday approved 10-year cable franchise agreements with both Cequel, doing business as Suddenlink Communications, and Community Antenna Systems Cable Co. The previous agreements with both cable companies expired June 6 and the county sought extensions on the agreements to allow time for the required public hearing and new agreements to be finalized so both contracts would be renewable on the same date from now on.

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  10. Report raises concerns for Hamilton Middle SchoolRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The state Office of Education Performance Audits completed reports on all 27 Wood County public schools and the Wood County Technical Center. In April, teams toured the schools, observed classrooms, reviewed documents and interviewed teachers, staff, students and administrators.

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  11. Downtown parking rates to be examinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... lots - around the Bureau of Fiscal Service facility, at Sixth and Green streets, on Fifth Street and at the Wood County Justice Center. It also has 175 metered spaces in lots, and 206 metered spaces on streets, said Dan Huffman, parking supervisor. ...

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  12. Arts and CraftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Morgantown

    ... Museum in Webster, which houses over 5,000 artifacts, pays tribute to Anna's true inspiration-her mother. This Wood County produce farm prides itself on raising everything from A to Z and brings in thousands of visitors to their Fall Family Fun Day. ...

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  13. Virginia C. ShivelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... 1925, in Wadesville, W.Va., a daughter of the late Samuel Chester and Oma Small Emrick. She was retired from the Wood County School Board as a Cook at P.H.S. after 23 years of service. She is survived by her daughter, Roberta (George) Welch of ...

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  14. Students build solar paneled trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Students from the Wood County Technical School who have class at the Caperton Center at West Virginia University at Parkersburg helped build a special trailer equipped with solar panels that Habitat will use to provide power to charge batteries for their power tools, lighting and other needs. "We received a grant for solar power," said Chad Ray, Habitat construction supervisor.

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  15. Ham radio operators have a Field DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Amateur radio enthusiasts gathered at two locations in the area for the annual ARRL Field Day, which began Saturday afternoon and will conclude today. Members of Wood County Emergency Communications Inc. gathered at Hendershot Farm Drive off Laurel Creek Road while members of the Parkersburg Amateur Radio Klub met at Fort Boreman Park on Saturday.

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  16. Extra duty for principal gets OKRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A recommendation allowing a principal to take vacation this summer to perform another administrative duty in the county raised the ire of a member of the Wood County Board of Education. During last Tuesday's board meeting, members voted 3-1 to approve Justin Hartshorn for the position of Title I Summer School Site Coordinator.

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  17. Susan K. BellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    She was born Aug. 5, 1959, in Wood County, W.Va., a daughter of the late Carl and Edna Reed Cokeley. She had previously worked for Nashua Photo with over 20 years of service.

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  18. Music program changes not bestRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    I am a professional musician and have been for over a decade. I still brag about the superb musical training that I received in Wood County.

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  19. Faith in humanity restoredRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Sharon Kay Carper of Ashby Ridge Road, Wood County, emailed me about the kind actions of a business owner along West Virginia 2. Carper wrote: "Today, I went to a local greenhouse to get some flowers. I picked out about $100 worth of flowers and when I got to the counter to pay for them I realized I had left my wallet at home.

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  20. Odds and ends from the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... of this vicinity. Among the musty old records that are hidden away in the archives of the old Court-house of Wood county is an autograph of George Washington. It is affixed to a deed for a part of the land known as Washington Bottom, and which was ...

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