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Drilling not benefiting some

April 13, 2014 NEW MARTINSVILLE — The impact of the natural gas boom in Wetzel County pales in comparison to other areas also experiencing a surge in drilling activity, according to a report released Thursday by... more »»

 
 
 
Family Dollar to close stores

April 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Family Dollar is announcing it is closing 370 stores nationwide, but it is not known if any of those stores will be in the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

Simulated Workplace

April 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Students entering Wood County Schools’ technical and career plans this fall will find themselves entering a virtual workforce. more »»

Veteran makes business dream a reality

April 13, 2014 MARIETTA — A Marietta man has fulfilled a dream with the opening of a framing shop. more »»

Morrisey offers tips for contractor hiring

April 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG —Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said West Virginians can and should take a few simple steps when hiring a contractor for home improvement projects. more »»

Pleasants chamber to hold business development seminar

April 13, 2014 ST. MARYS — The Pleasants Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Small Business Development Seminar 1 p.m. April 17 in city council chambers at the St. Marys City Building. more »»

USDA offering weather related disaster assistance

April 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that farmers and ranchers can sign-up for disaster assistance programs beginning April 15. more »»

Peoples acquires Ohio Heritage Bancorp

April 13, 2014 MARIETTA — Peoples Bancorp, parent company of Peoples Bank, and Ohio Heritage Bancorp, the parent company of Coshocton, Ohio-based Ohio Heritage Bank, have announced their merger. more »»

OVU taps Jones as VP for academic affairs

April 13, 2014 VIENNA — Ohio Valley University Monday named a new vice president for academic affairs. The appointment of Joy Jones was announced by President Harold Shank. “Dr. more »»

Sandy joins Peoples as vice president-commercial banker

April 13, 2014 MARIETTA — Shawn Sandy has joined Peoples Bank as vice president-commercial banker in the Charleston office. more »»

Exit Strategy

April 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — An exit allowing people to travel north on Murdoch Avenue is needed to help the Park Shopping Center land a tenant for the former Big Bear space, a representative of the owner said. more »»

Coldwater Creek runs dry

April 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Coldwater Creek filed for bankruptcy Friday, announcing it will begin winding down operations in May, closing all its stores and the distribution center in the Parkersburg Industrial... more »»

Roundtable forum examines health care act

April 11, 2014 MARIETTA — Experts from different walks of the medical industry met to argue the advantages and the concerns regarding the Affordable Care Act on Thursday afternoon for the last event of the Economi... more »»

Tuition at WVU-P to rise by 8 percent

April 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG— An 8 percent tuition increase was approved Wednesday by the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors while the naming of an interim president was tabled until May. more »»

Vincent man’s business takes off

April 9, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — Business is soaring for a local company. more »»

Report: Coldwater Creek in fiscal hot water

April 8, 2014 MINERAL WELLS — A speculated bankruptcy filing by Coldwater Creek is raising questions about the future of its Parkersburg facility. more »»

Financial Struggles

April 8, 2014 MARIETTA — The millennial generation — the 18 to 33-year-olds — faces a financial battle that experts say might leave them as the first generation to be worse off than their parents. more »»

Cardiac Services

April 6, 2014 PARKERSBURG — For 10 years, cardiac services have reached into the heart of the Mid-Ohio Valley to provide the community with needed medical care locally. This past Friday, the S. more »»

Drill cuttings being tested for radiation

April 6, 2014 By CASEY JUNKINS Special to The News and Sentinel MOUNDSVILLE — Some Northern Panhandle residents remain concerned about radiation associated with natural gas activity in the regio. more »»

Airport sees increase of private jets

April 6, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — As the area awaits news on the local growth of the natural gas industry, the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport has already noticed changes. more »»

Life smells sweet at Marietta flower shop

April 6, 2014 MARIETTA — From roses on Valentines Day to poinsettias at Christmas, Two Peas in a Pod offers fresh-cut flowers for any occasion. more »»

 
 

Mid Ohio Valley High Schools Student Art April 18, 2014

High School Students will display their artwork at the the Riverside Artist Gallery, 219 Second St., where an opening ceremony will be held from 6-9 p.m. and an awards ceremny at 7 p.m. April 18. Refreshments will be served. Artwork will remain on display until May 2. Some work will be for s. more »

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Murder at the Breakers by Alyssa Maxwell

April 7, 2014 Newport in 1895 is the setting of a murder mystery amid the wealthy Vanberbilt family and their summer home in "Murder at the Breakers" by Alyssa Maxwell. more »

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