#Ohio Valley


Ohio County man sentenced for a drug charge

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Mark Joseph Dobrzynski, of Valley Grove, West Virginia, was sentenced to 31 months of incarceration for a drug charge, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. Dobrzynski, 59, pleaded guilty in June 2021 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.” Dobrzynski admitted to...
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Pugliese West Elementary named 2021 National Blue Ribbon School

Steubenville, Ohio (WTRF) – Once again, Ohio Valley schools have done our area proud by earning a national award. Pugliese West Elementary in Steubenville has been named a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School by the Secretary of Education. That means they’re among the top performing schools on state assessments in...
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Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Active COVID-19 cases slow in Mid-Ohio Valley

CHARLESTON — Decreases in active COVID-19 cases slowed or stopped in some Mid-Ohio Valley counties, and the deaths of three area residents were attributed to the virus, according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. Even with 1,477 new cases reported since Wednesday’s update, the overall number...

Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo wraps up

MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) - The Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo took place on the Marietta College Campus Thursday. Attendees were offered a full day of educational programming. Dr. Heidi Neck, an award-winning author and educator, delivered the keynote address to the crowd of various ages. She talked about the importance of...

Sean McNeil Inks NIL Deal With Bob Robinson Auto

The name, image and likeness deals continue to roll in for the West Virginia men’s basketball players. WVU guard Sean McNeil has agreed to a deal with Bob Robinson Auto Co. McNeil announced this on his Instagram story. Bob Robinson Auto has been serving the Ohio Valley for over 60...

Twin Kennedy Set To Ignite Gaslight Theater in Sistersville

SISTERSVILLE — ArtsLink presents Twin Kennedy, who will bring a combination of folk, jazz and Celtic musical genres to the Gaslight Theater in Sistersville on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Show time is 7 p.m. Their musical bond is as strong as their small-town roots. Twin Kennedy, comprised of Canadian West Coast...

Plenty of sunshine for today; showers chances rise overnight

It was a chilly start to Friday as lows fell to the lower to mid-40s across the area. Skies are mostly clear with high pressure settling over the Ohio Valley. We will stay dry today with temperatures turning comfortable for the afternoon. Highs will reach into the lower to mid-70s!

Gardening with Dave Fleming, Vol. II 9/24/21

Dave takes a look at the garden with Zach as fall weather beings. Dr. Chris Gilmer takes a look at the events going on around the Mid-Ohio Valley this weekend. Zach, Hannah, and Timothy Turkey celebrate the first day of autumn by discussing their favorite fall traditions, while taking a look back through memory lane.

Obituary: Davis, Richard Paul

Richard Paul Davis, 41, of Beverly, Ohio passed away on September 21, 2021, with the compassionate care of Marietta Memorial Hospital. A private cremation will take place at Mid-Ohio Valley Cremation Society.
Point Pleasant Register

Lady Eagles split with Athens, Waterford

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — You win some, you lose some … even in the most dramatic of fashions. Eastern volleyball played through a pair of 5-set thrillers on Wednesday and Thursday, which included a 23-25, 20-25, 25-18, 25-20, 15-13 win at Athens and a heartbreaking 25-12, 19-25, 16-25, 25-17, 15-13 loss to Waterford in a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division contest.