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. Driver killed in Parkersburg after collided with an ambulance Monday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    ... also transpoted to Camden Clark. The accident happened shortly before 8 p.m. Parkersburg police, members of the Wood County crash team and the Wood County prosecutor's office were investigating the crash. We are West Virginia's only news, talk and ...

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  2. Seminar focuses on Mid-Ohio Valley drug problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Terry Pratchett. The Eaton little library is having a grand opening from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 15. Photo by Brett Dunlap Wood County 911 Director Rick Woodyard talks about local meth labs and the dangerous chemicals and processes that go into making meth ...

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  3. Ogden speaks to Kiwanis Club of North ParkersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Ogden, a nationally certified housing manager and occupancy specialist, said FaithLink this year is celebrating 20 years of service. FaithLink was formed in 1996 by a coalition representing the Wood County Ministerial Alliance and the Volunteer Action Center when organizers became aware of residents willing to volunteer at about the same time the Volunteer Action Center was receiving calls seeking assistance for seniors.

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  4. Mountwood Park hosts Volcano Days Antique Engine Show and FestivalRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... tractor pull, and a rock wall with trained professionals to help the kids with climbing. Jeremy Cross, the Wood County Parks director, said that he expected anywhere between 6,000 to 8,000 people to attend the Volcano Days weekend. "Volcano Days is ...

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  5. PHS cross country claims interstate challengeRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Despite rather warm temperatures here early Tuesday evening, it was all Parkersburg High School during the annual Mid-Ohio Valley cross country challenge. Big Red senior Scott Barker finally conquered the course at the Wood County 4-H Camp on Butcher Bend Road as PHS defeated Parkersburg South, 22-57.

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  6. Wood County Sheriff Ken Merritt reported in second accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Reports of an automobile accident on private property involving Wood County Sheriff Ken Merritt have been made but there are few details at this time. Marty Seufer, Wood County administrator, said Tuesday morning that Charlie Johnson of the Wood County Sheriff's Office spoke with a secretary in his office regarding an incident.

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  7. Jackets sting Black Knights, 4-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Point Pleasant Register

    The Point Pleasant boys soccer team had its two-match winning streak come to an end Monday night following a 4-0 loss to host Williamstown in a non-conference friendly in Wood County. The visiting Black Knights gave a very spirited effort, but the Yellow Jackets used a pair of goals in each half to ultimately hand PPHS its fourth shutout loss of the season.

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  8. Calf hoofs it with Parkersburg South cross country teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Herring, Amber Flinn, Jasmine Morris, Hunter Wigal, Logan Dean. (Photo by Brett Kline) PARKERSBURG - A calf in Wood County spends its Wednesdays helping a local cross country team train by running with it on a homemade course. Parkersburg South High ...

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  9. Belleville festival weathers rainfallRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The past weekend was a positive one for the annual Belleville Homecoming, with good weather despite a few showers during the festival. The three-day festival featured entertainment, activities and attractions at the Belleville Community Center on West Virginia 68 South at Belleville in southern Wood County.

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  10. West Virginia University at Parkersburg sees enrollment numbers declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... to pay to go to class." Another contributing factor is the college's decision to teach early college classes to Wood County students on the WVU-P campus, which has around 90 students involved and has caused a drop in head count of about 300 ...

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  11. Belleville Homecoming weathers rainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The past weekend was a positive one for the annual Belleville Homecoming, with good weather despite a few showers during the festival. The three-day festival featured entertainment, activities and attractions at the Belleville Community Center on West Virginia 68 South at Belleville in southern Wood County.

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  12. Parkersburg's Harvest Moon Festival reaps big benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... City Park in Parkersburg. "Things have been going fantastic," said Vickie Marshall, Executive Director for the Wood County Recreation Commission which puts the festival on as a fundraiser. For many the craft festival, which was in its 54th year, is ...

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  13. Greenmont Elementary students prep for school electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... is elected will be one of the presenters during the Oct. 31 Local School Improvement Council report to the Wood County Board of Education. "I think its good to give opportunities to kids to take part in a process like an election," said Principal ...

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  14. Harvest Moon Festival brings crafters, fans together in ParkersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    For the past 54 years, the Harvest Moon Festival has brought some the best crafters in the area to large crowds in City Park to give them a look at what they have to offer in arts and crafts and even food crafts. Vickie Marshall, executive director of the Wood County Recreation Commission, said while it was too early Saturday afternoon for attendance figures, this year's edition was shaping up for one the best years "So far it's awesome, the weather is cooperating and the crowds have been good," she said.

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  15. Eleanor M. AmickRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... her 83rd birthday, on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, at her residence. She was born Sept. 27, 1933, in Volcano, W.Va. (Wood County), a daughter of the late George Francis and Robertie Belle (Powell) West. She was a proud graduate of Parkersburg High School ...

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  16. Benefit horseshoe tournamentRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... double eliminiation. There will be raffles and drawings. Proceeds from the event will go to Amedisys Hospice of Wood County.

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  17. Housing programs available for residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... a lack of applications and applicants meeting requirements, nearly a quarter of a million dollars in Parkersburg-Wood County HOME Consortium funding has been shifted to its certified housing development organization, Habitat for Humanity of the ...

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  18. DUI charges against Deputy Cory Six dismissedRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Charges against a Wood County sheriff's deputy charging him with DUI and reckless driving pertaining to DUI were dismissed in Wood County Magistrate Court Friday. Katrina Christ, special prosecutor, who is also an assistant prosecutor in Ritchie County, said there was not enough evidence to prove Deputy Cory Six was guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

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  19. William A. BurnsRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... from the W.Va. State Police where he had served from 1955 to 1977. He then served as Chief Deputy with the Wood County Sheriff's Dept. for two years and then worked as security at American Cyanamid until 1992. He was an avid outdoorsman, especially ...

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  20. Late 1800s a time of inventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... tato digger and cultivator. We certainly seem to be getting our full share of patents down in this section. 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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