Monthly Archives: October 2015

Wood County Schools Offer Free Breakfast

Wood County Schools are participating in the Universal Free Breakfast Program, which means that all students are eligible to receive breakfast daily at no cost. It is hoped that the breakfast program will grow with awareness. Every school in Wood … Continue reading

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New Mat Residents Fall Victim to Fraudulent Charges

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office reports that several New Matamoras residents have discovered fraudulent charges on their debit cards. The charges all came from the same gas station in Orlando, Florida and appear as “Race Track” on their card statements. … Continue reading

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Odyssey 7 Theater at Lafayette Square – SHOWTIMES GOOD FROM 10/30 – 11/5

BURNT R No Passes Fri 4:00 – 7:00 – 9:15; Sat-Sun 1:00 – 4:00 7:00 – 9:15; Mon-Thurs 4:00 – 7:00 – 9:15 THE LAST WITCH HUNTER PG-13 No Passes Fri 4:10 – 7:10 – 9:30; Sat-Sun 1:10 – 4:10 … Continue reading

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Go, Johnny, Go!

WMOA’s station owner, sales manager and the voice of local sports recently won a national honor as Radio Ink Sales Manager of the Year. Legendary broadcaster John Wharff said the award “was a tribute to the folks who are still … Continue reading

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Audit of the “Mayor’s Money”

Despite former-Parkersburg Mayor Bob Newell’s bold letter to city council members last week, a recent audit report draws attention to many instances of misspending, overspending, and financial mismanagement under his administration. On September 8, the accounting firm Perry & Associates, … Continue reading

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City of Parkersburg Recommendations

Perry and Associates – September 8, 2015 Recommendation 1: Perry & Associates recommends that a request be made to the West Virginia State Auditor’s office requesting the approval to open a new account titled Point Park Farmers Market using GASB account … Continue reading

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City of Parkersburg Special Audit Statement of Facts

Perry & Associates – September 8, 2015 1) The ownership of the Market currently is listed at the Wood County Courthouse as being owned by the City of Parkersburg, although the City of Parkersburg Council voted to Quick Claim deed the … Continue reading

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ORBS Invites Observers to Paranormal Investigation

A paranormal team from Ohio that has appeared on several national television shows will be hosting a real paranormal investigation at the Mad River Railway Museum in Bellevue on Saturday. The Ohio Researchers of Banded Spirits or ORBS have appeared … Continue reading

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Ladies Honored with Jenco Awards – ATVs Stolen – Halloweeum

Sams, Fredericks Honored with Jenco Awards The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio recently celebrated the visionary leadership of two Washington County women.  The Jenco Awards, in honor of Father Lawrence Martin Jenco, commend the best in citizens across Appalachian Ohio. The … Continue reading

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