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Riley Oblisk is on the Mend

Updated: 12/16/2011 - Little Riley Oblisk was run-over by a float at the Parkersburg Christmas Parade. We're happy to say Riley is smiling.

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Senator Jay Rockefeller On End of Iraq War

Posted: 12/16/2011 - WASHINGTON, D.C.—Senator Jay Rockefeller, former Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence issued the following statement today in regards to the Iraq War.

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Athens Man Shot in Theft Attempt

Posted: 12/16/2011 - On Thursday December 15, 2011 at approximately 11:00 AM the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office received a call that a theft was occurring on Wagoner Road in Marion Township and that a weapon had been discharged. While officers were responding, information was received that one person had been shot.

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Ravenswood Choir Wins Nationwide Competition

Updated: 12/16/2011 - Schools across the nation are taking a hard hit with the tough economic times often leaving music classes to suffer, but now one less local school will suffer.

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Indictments Handed Down In Washington County

Updated: 04/04/2012 - In Washington County, the Grand Jury heard 13 cases including an attempted murder, cultivation of Marijuana, vehicular homicide, and attempted unlawful sexual conduct with a minor.

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Salvation Army Needs More 'Angels' For Angel Tree

Updated: 12/15/2011 - The Parkersburg Salvation Army says they are looking for more Angels to donate... there are still families and children left on the angel tree and less donations.

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Rockefeller Statement On Senate Balanced Budget Amendments

Posted: 12/14/2011 - WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Jay Rockefeller released the following statement today after voting no on two separate Senate proposals that would amend the U.S. Constitution and create a balanced budget amendment:

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Manchin Votes For Balanced Budget Amendment

Updated: 12/14/2011 - Washington, D.C.— U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), the cosponsor of a commonsense Balanced Budget Amendment, voted today to force the federal government to live within its means, just like families, businesses and states in every corner of this country.

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Glasgow Police Department Officer Shot Responding To Burglary

Posted: 12/14/2011 - SOUTH CHARLESTON – On December 13, 2011, at approximately 7:15pm, Senior Trooper J. M. Comer and Corporal R. H. Green, of the Quincy Detachment of the West Virginia State Police, responded to a Metro 911 call of an officer down at 209 ½ Glass Fire Lane, in Glasgow, West Virginia. The Troopers learned that Officer Steven W. Smith of the Glasgow Police Department was shot while responding to a burglary complaint at the same address.

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Postal Service to Hold Public Meeting on Mail Processing Study

Updated: 12/14/2011 - CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The U.S. Postal Service will hold a public meeting to discuss its proposal to move mail processing operations from the Parkersburg, WV Customer Service Mail Processing Center into the Clarksburg, WV Processing and Distribution Facility.

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Sheriff's Office Recovers Items, Recent Car Thefts

Updated: 12/13/2011 - The Washington County Sheriff's Office says they found items from what they believe to be a series of recent thefts from unlocked cars in the Barlow, Vincent area.

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Ohio Landlord Disputes Race Discrimination Finding

Posted: 12/13/2011 - CINCINNATI (AP) - A Cincinnati landlord found to have discriminated against a black teenage girl by posting a "White Only" sign at a swimming pool is asking the Ohio Civil Rights Commission to reconsider its decision.

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Ohio Bill Would Require Teaching Historical Texts

Posted: 12/13/2011 - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio high school students would face more stringent requirements to read the state and federal constitutions, the Declaration of Independence and other historical documents under a bill that's been approved by the Ohio House.

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Student From Ill. Dies In Fall At Ohio State Park

Posted: 12/13/2011 - LOGAN, Ohio (AP) - A man who fell to his death in an Ohio park has been identified as a student from Illinois who had met up with a high school girlfriend and her family.

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New Limits Added To Contested Ohio Voucher Bill

Posted: 12/13/2011 - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A lawmaker who wants to expand private school vouchers in Ohio is putting new restrictions on his plan in response to public schools' concerns over losing their tax money.

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Kasich Not Sure About Welfare Drug Tests

Posted: 12/13/2011 - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he's not sure about the idea of requiring welfare recipients to pass a drug test.

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Renaissance of Rugby Football at Wheeling Jesuit University

Posted: 12/13/2011 - Wheeling, WV, Dec. 13, 2011 --- After an 18-year hiatus, Rugby Football is making its comeback to Wheeling Jesuit University. Rugby was first established at Wheeling Jesuit University in 1967 when its first match was played against powerhouse Notre Dame. From 1967 to 1994, Wheeling Jesuit teams regularly played schools such as Penn State, University of Pittsburgh and Ohio State. In one of its most successful seasons, WJU ruggers beat both Ohio State and Penn State.

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