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Parkersburg man charged with murder in alleged machete attack

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. - A Parkersburg man is jailed on a murder charge after allegedly using a machete to fatally stab someone at a residence on 33rd St. late Sunday evening. Matthew Lee Wilson, 30, has been charged with murder and is in the North Central Regional Jail., Police say he fled after the at

THENEWSCENTER.TV - 2017-09-18 18:28:00

Parkersburg man charged with murder

According to records in Wood County Magistrate Court, Matthew Lee Wilson, 30, 907 33rd St., was charged with the murder of a man at Hill's residence. The weapon was a "machete-style knife," records said. Wilson was arraigned this morning in Wood County Magistrate Court. He also was charged with two

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Police say man was killed with machete

Matthew Lee Wilson, 30, of 907 33rd St., was arrested around 11:40 p.m. Sunday for the murder of 60-year-old David Matthew Hill, who owned and lived in the house where Wilson, his mother and brother were staying, Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin said. Wilson is in custody at the North Central Reg

MARIETTA TIMES - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

News and Sentinel Job Fair slated for Sept. 29

VIENNA - Prospective employers and job seekers will meet at The Parkersburg News and Sentinel's Job Fair on Sept. 29 at Grand Pointe Conference Center in Vienna. So far, more than 15 companies and organizations are signed up to participate in the event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, 1500 Gran

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

DUI Checkpoint to be conducted Sept. 24 in Wood County

VIENNA, WV - The Wood County Sheriff's Office and Vienna Police will conduct a DUI Sobriety Checkpoint this weekend. The DUI Sobriety Checkpoint will take place on Sunday, Sept. 24, from 8 P.M. to 12 A.M., on Rosemar Road (Co. Road 14/16), at the intersection of Jackson Park Drive in Vienna. Driver

THENEWSCENTER.TV - 2017-09-18 22:23:00

St. Mark Council makes a $500 donation and other community news

PLEASANTVILLE - The Pleasantville Sociables took a day trip on Aug. 23 to Marietta for a boat ride on the Valley Gem, a sternwheeler. The Pleasantville Sociables meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Pleasantville Community Building. A potluck luncheon is held at noon. For more informati

LANCASTER EAGLE GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-19 15:07:59

Girl helps family that lost home

JANELLE PATTERSON The Marietta Times Hollis Sturgill, 12, of Warren Township, sells baked goods to brothers Ethan,11, (center) and Jacob Berg, 12, (right) to raise the final dollars in her $2,000 fundraising goal for the Brooks family while at her baseball game in Marietta Monday. Rebuilding their l

MARIETTA TIMES - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Misty Casto elected treasurer of NADO

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Misty Casto, Executive Director of the Buckeye Hills Regional Council in Marietta, was elected as Treasurer of the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) on Sept. 12, at NADO's annual business meeting. The meeting was held in conjunction with the association's 50

LOGAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

Preschool program expands to include YMCA daycare

LANCASTER - A former elementary school is still being used to teach kids during the day. The students are just a little younger. A partnership between Lancaster City Schools, Head Start, and the Robert K. Fox Family YMCA is just beginning at the former Sanderson Elementary. Lancaster City Schools of

LANCASTER EAGLE GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-18 20:23:21

Athens County man charged in drug investigation

A Stewart-area man is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing Sept. 27 in Marietta Municipal Court on a felony charge of trafficking in heroin. Ike Ray Tabler, 43, of 1228 McGraw Road, was arrested by the Washington County Sheriff's Office as part of an investigation by the Washington Morgan Noble M

ATHENS MESSENGER - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

Fans, vendors gather at River City Comic Con to celebrate pop culture

Batman, portrayed by Jimmy Cheuvront, enjoyed his first local comic convention on Sunday. (Photo by Doug Loyer) MARIETTA - Some people got a chance to see their favorite superhero on Sunday during the River City Comic Con Comic Book and Collectibles Show at Marietta College's Dyson Baudo Recreation

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Organizers, vendors pleased by Harvest Moon Festival's turnout

David Taylor, of Marietta, puts the finishing touches on a bowl Sunday. Taylor received the festival's Best Demonstration award. (Photo by Jeff Baughan) Margaret E. Barth Hannah Smith, left, Cacy Smith, center, and Preston Smith, right, of Belleville, look at old photographs Sunday in the history

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Day for Kids set for Saturday

PARKERSBURG - A celebration at the Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg this weekend is aimed at helping kids and adults reconnect, while a local organization addressing poverty will use it to roll out an initiative to help kids in need connect to the Internet. Saturday's Day for Kids marks the fourth y

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Gallery: Harvest Moon Arts and Crafts Festival

From left, Gaby, 4; Joe; and David Bocook, 1, of Point Pleasant, choose a balloon from the Parkersburg Lions Club tent at the festival. Gaby said she was having fun at the festival, and that, so far, her favorite part was the music. (Photo by Christina Myer) Festival-goers visit the two dozen artist

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Point Park Concert series in review

With school back in session and football season in full swing, Downtown PKB finished its 2017 Point Park Concert Series on Sept. 1 with the music of The Purple Xperience - The Prince Tribute Band. The Purple Xperience embodied the spirit and sounds of Prince, with front-man Marshall Charloff channel

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Launchpad competition returns for business pitches, networking

The second annual Launchpad Pitch Competition will be held Tuesday at the Parkersburg Art Center as part of the monthly Business After Hours by the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley. Launchpad is a vehicle for people with a new business less than two years old or have an idea, but need the

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Ralph Baxter running for 1st Congressional District

Baxter made the announcement in Wheeling earlier this week and stopped in Parkersburg on Thursday to talk about his campaign. "Our government is not serving our people the way we need it to, especially in Washington," he said. "I'm in a position to address that. I'm in a position to go to Washington

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Here is every possible place to get pizza in Athens County (we think)

There are many places in Athens County and beyond to enjoy pizza. Nelsonville students are seen gobbling up pizza inside the Murray City Firehouse in this Messenger file photo.File photo We've made a list it for coffee. We've made a list it for beer. Now, The Messenger is craving some pizza. Unlike

ATHENS MESSENGER - 2017-09-17 09:00:00

Renovation of jail to start

T-L Photo/ROBERT A. DEFRANK The Belmont County Board of Commissioners accepts a bid for the exterior renovation of the former county jail on Friday. Work on the exterior should be completed by the end of the year. The building's interior may then be renovated for future use. ST. CLAIRSVILLE - Cleani

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-17 07:00:00

Meigs man arrested in Mason

MASON - A Long Bottom, Ohio man was arrested on a felony drug charge Saturday afternoon by the Mason Police Department. Paul Larry Smith, Jr., 46, was charged with possession with intent to deliver after the vehicle he was driving was stopped for defective equipment, according to Police Chief Rich G

POMEROY DAILY SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 23:13:50