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  • UPDATE: 2 wanted suspects in yearlong heroin investigation arrested, search on for last suspect - The News CenterUPDATE: 2 wanted suspects in yearlong heroin investigation arrested, search on for last suspect - The News Center

    The News CenterUPDATE: 2 wanted suspects in yearlong heroin investigation arrested, search on for last suspectThe News CenterAccording to a press release from the Parkersburg Police Department, Bernard Tonyo Spann and Robert Joe Cross were arrested without incident on Saturday. Spann was taken to the North Central Regional Jail to await his appearance in Federal Court.and more »

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  • Five graduate from Wood County Drug CourtFive graduate from Wood County Drug Court

    Photo by Wayne Towner Five people were recognized Friday in a graduation ceremony for the Wood County Drug Court program. From left are Michael Akers, Justin Hill, Michael Cales, Amber Fraley and Karen Flowers.

    Parkersburg News / 19 h. 56 min. ago
  • Parkersburg Utility Board finishes with project fundsParkersburg Utility Board finishes with project funds

    The Parkersburg Utility Board this week approved the final draw down of funds for the wastewater treatment plant upgrade completed last year. Although it's been nearly a year since the main project wrapped up, the utility continued to use contingency funds to address other needs, since the project came in under budget.

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    The group expressed its concerns Wednesday evening to the Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board at the last of five public hearings on the latest proposed cuts, The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports .

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  • Holiday in the Park to kick off SaturdayHoliday in the Park to kick off Saturday

    The annual Holiday In the Park lights display at City Park in Parkersburg will kick off with a lighting ceremony Saturday and will remain open through Dec. 31. The ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at the City Park horseshoe pits where Santa Claus will be handing out candy canes. Over 80 displays will be featured this year, including ones by Holiday in the Park along with many more by different businesses, groups and organizations.

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  • Camden Clark Medical Center breaks ground on new buildingCamden Clark Medical Center breaks ground on new building

    Photo by Brett Dunlap Albert Wright, president and chief executive officer of WVU Medicine; Karen Bowling, interim chief executive officer for the Camden Clark Medical Center; Dr. David Gnegy, cardiologist with Parkersburg Cardiology Associates; and Parkersburg Mayor Tom Joyce officially break ground for the cardiac services building at the Camden Clark Medical Center Thursday. Photo by Brett Dunlap Karen Bowling, interim chief executive officer for the Camden Clark Medical Center, greets over 100 people who gathered at the medical center Thursday for the official groundbreaking to commemorate the construction of the cardiac services building.

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  • Parkersburg committee recommends increasing fire, police feesParkersburg committee recommends increasing fire, police fees

    Photo by Evan Bevins Parkersburg City Council President J.R. Carpenter asks questions about a proposal to raise police and fire fees during a council Finance Committee meeting Thursday at the Municipal Building. Photo by Evan Bevins Parkersburg City Council Finance Committee Chairman John Reed discusses plans to generate additional funds to address increased fire and police pension payments and construction of fire stations during a committee meeting Thursday at the Municipal Building.

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  • Wood County Circuit Court sets murder trial datesWood County Circuit Court sets murder trial dates

    William Travis Schoonover, 39, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail, was arrested Aug. 2, 2017 and charged with the death of his live-in girlfriend's 16-month-old son. He was charged with murder and the death of a child by parent, guardian or custodian.

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  • UPDATE: Man hurt in Parkersburg fatal crash now at Morgantown ... - The News CenterUPDATE: Man hurt in Parkersburg fatal crash now at Morgantown ... - The News Center

    The News CenterUPDATE: Man hurt in Parkersburg fatal crash now at Morgantown ...The News CenterA Parkersburg man injured in a fatal crash on Route 2 on Wednesday is now recovering at a Morgantown hospital.and more »

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  • Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by car in Parkersburg - The News CenterPedestrian hospitalized after being hit by car in Parkersburg - The News Center

    The News CenterPedestrian hospitalized after being hit by car in ParkersburgThe News CenterPARKERSBURG, WV (WTAP) - A woman is recovering in a hospital after she was hit by a car while crossing a Parkersburg street on Thursday. Parkersburg Police say at 3:30 P.M. on Thursday, a woman and a man were walking across 5th Street from Tim ...

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  • One killed, one hospitalized in Emerson - SAvenue collisionOne killed, one hospitalized in Emerson - SAvenue collision

    James Scott Walraven, 41, of 4134 School House Road, Little Hocking, died Wednesday after his vehicle struck another vehicle head-on in the 11000 block of Emerson Avenue, just south of Valley Mills Road, said the Wood County Sheriff's Department. Walraven, driving a 2003 Mitsubishi Galant northbound, crossed the concrete median of the four-lane highway and collided with a southbound 2017 Hyundai Genesis driven by Robert W. Christie, 63, of No.

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  • Governor, Thrasher recommend ARC grantsGovernor, Thrasher recommend ARC grants

    From left, Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Board Chairman Greg Herrick; PACF Executive Director Judy Sjostedt; Calhoun Park board member Jim McCormick; Calhoun County Commissioner Kevin Helmick; Mike Hall, chief of staff for West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice; park board member Loretta Freshour; state Commerce Secretary Woody Thrasher; Luke Peters, project coordinator for the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council; Calhoun Commission President Chip Westfall; park board member Roger Jarvis; park board member John Schneider; Todd Schoolcraft, design consultant for GAI; and park board President Donnie Pitts pose for a photo following the announcement that Justice and Thrasher recommended a project at the park for a $240,000 Appalachian Regional Commission grant.

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  • Peters named new Kroger managerPeters named new Kroger manager

    Carmela Peters, a native of the Elkview area, has been named manager of the Madison Kroger, according to a news release from the company.

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  • Chamber of commerce banquet honors businessesChamber of commerce banquet honors businesses

    The Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley recognized several businesses, organizations and individuals Tuesday during its annual awards dinner.

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  • NDO backers keep pressure on Parkersburg City CouncilNDO backers keep pressure on Parkersburg City Council

    Parkersburg resident Susan Sharp, right, leads off a statement from members of Fairness Parkersburg during Tuesday's Parkersburg City Council meeting, with supporters Daniel Miller, center, of Vienna and Megan Reynolds of Parkersburg waiting to pick up where she left off. Parkersburg resident Susan Sharp, right, leads off a statement from members of Fairness Parkersburg during Tuesday's Parkersburg City Council meeting, with supporters Daniel Miller, center, of Vienna and Megan Reynolds of Parkersburg waiting to pick up where she left off.

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  • Morrisey urges faith-based groups to join fight against drug epidemicMorrisey urges faith-based groups to join fight against drug epidemic

    West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey traveled to Beckley to continue promoting a faith-based initiative aimed at encouraging religious groups across the state in the substance abuse fight. Several other speakers took the podium after Morrisey, including local law enforcement, first responders and substance abuse treatment groups.

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  • Parkersburg woman sentenced to federal prison for heroin and other drug crimesParkersburg woman sentenced to federal prison for heroin and other drug crimes

    A Parkersburg woman who was caught with heroin and methamphetamine in January 2017 was sentenced today to a year and a half in federal prison, announced United States Attorney Carol Casto. Megan Kerns, 29, previously pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute heroin and methamphetamine.

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  • Parkersburg man arrested after bomb threats at two medical offices - The News CenterParkersburg man arrested after bomb threats at two medical offices - The News Center

    The News CenterParkersburg man arrested after bomb threats at two medical officesThe News CenterParkersburg Police arrested the suspect, Jason Hall, age 45, at his home at 1346 40th Street in Parkersburg. Investigators say Hall made the bomb threats because he was angry about the care given to one of his relatives who is being treated at Amedisys.and more »

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  • WV State Police to conduct Sobriety Checkpoint this week in Parkersburg - The News CenterWV State Police to conduct Sobriety Checkpoint this week in Parkersburg - The News Center

    The News CenterWV State Police to conduct Sobriety Checkpoint this week in ParkersburgThe News CenterPARKERSBURG, WV (WTAP) - This week on WV Route 47 in Parkersburg, the West Virginia State Police will conduct a Sobriety Checkpoint. The Parkersburg Detachment of the West Virginia State Police, in conjunction with the Commission on Drunk Driving ...and more »

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  • Progress on Parkersburg warehouse fire, but questions remain about impacts - Charleston Gazette-MailProgress on Parkersburg warehouse fire, but questions remain about impacts - Charleston Gazette-Mail

    Charleston Gazette-MailProgress on Parkersburg warehouse fire, but questions remain about impactsCharleston Gazette-MailOfficials reported more progress on Friday putting out the fire that's been burning for a week at a Parkersburg plastics and chemical warehouse, but West Virginia's top public health officer cautioned that it's too soon to make definitive statements ...This Chemical Fire in West Virginia Has Been Burning for Nearly a WeekMother JonesParkersburg Warehouse Fire Is OutWest Virginia IllustratedQuestions Swirl Around Massive, Days-Long Warehouse Fire In West VirginiaManufacturing.netPopular Mechanics -WVAH -West Virginia Public Broadcastingall 11 news articles »

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  • A Fire Has Been Burning For Days At A West Virginia Plastics Warehouse - HuffPostA Fire Has Been Burning For Days At A West Virginia Plastics Warehouse - HuffPost

    HuffPostA Fire Has Been Burning For Days At A West Virginia Plastics WarehouseHuffPostWASHINGTON — A fire continued to smolder at a plastics warehouse in Parkersburg, West Virginia, on Thursday evening, nearly six days after it erupted. Local officials have yet to pinpoint what types of chemicals and materials went up in the flames.A plastics factory in West Virginia has been on fire for 5 days and no one knows the health impactsThinkProgressDEP orders answers to what burned in Parkersburg warehouseCharleston Gazette-MailWV Dept. of Environmental Protection issues Order for Compliance to IEI, Inc. in ParkersburgThe News CenterWest Virginia MetroNews -Heavy.com -West Virginia Public Broadcastingall 19 news articles »

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  • Fire continues to burn at Parkersburg facility - Charleston Gazette-MailFire continues to burn at Parkersburg facility - Charleston Gazette-Mail

    Charleston Gazette-MailFire continues to burn at Parkersburg facilityCharleston Gazette-MailPARKERSBURG — West Virginia officials are still unsure what materials caught fire at a warehouse at the old Ames Tool Plant in Parkersburg on Saturday, or how it might affect the health of Wood County residents. Gov. Jim Justice spoke with reporters ...Parkersburg Industrial Fire: What We Know and Don't KnowWest Virginia Public BroadcastingParkersburg woman dies in fire at garage apartmentThe News CenterW. Virginia gov. declares state of emergency over warehouse fireCBS NewsHuntington Herald Dispatch -WSAZ-TV -West Virginia MetroNewsall 79 news articles »

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  • Firefighters warned of 'extreme concerns' about Parkersburg warehouse - Charleston Gazette-MailFirefighters warned of 'extreme concerns' about Parkersburg warehouse - Charleston Gazette-Mail

    Charleston Gazette-MailFirefighters warned of 'extreme concerns' about Parkersburg warehouseCharleston Gazette-MailLawrence Messina, communications director for the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, which includes the Fire Marshal's Office, said that, when the agency inspected that warehouse in 2008, the sprinkler system was tested and ...and more »

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  • Burning Parkersburg warehouse had history of environmental violations - Charleston Gazette-MailBurning Parkersburg warehouse had history of environmental violations - Charleston Gazette-Mail

    Charleston Gazette-MailBurning Parkersburg warehouse had history of environmental violationsCharleston Gazette-MailThe Parkersburg industrial warehouse that's been on fire since early Saturday has had repeated run-ins over the past few years with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, including a determination by the DEP two months ago that the ...

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