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Officials to hold ‘Handle With Care’ workshop

December 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Officials will hold a public workshop in mid-December to introduce the Handle With Care program to Wood County Schools. more »»

Festival of Trees

December 1, 2015 By GRETCHEN RICHARDS-MEUNIER PARKERSBURG — The winners of the 29th annual Easter Seals Festival of Trees were announced Monday in advance of today’s auctio. more »»

Organizations to share $10K Cash for Your Magical Cause

December 1, 2015 VIENNA — Five local non-profit organizations will receive contributions through the Grand Central Mall’s Cash for Your Magical Cause program held Nov. 1-21. The five will share a $10,000 purs. more »»

Vienna to hold meeting on Brownfields application

December 1, 2015 VIENNA — The city of Vienna will hold a public meeting to discuss plans for an application for a Brownfields grant from the U.S. more »»

Development officials searching for new director

December 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Development Authority officials said they hope to have a replacement for former director Cam Huffman at the helm of the authority/Area Roundtable by the first of the new... more »»

Ohio deer hunters face warm season

December 1, 2015 MARIETTA — Though many people might have been a bit chilly going about their daily routine Monday, avid deer hunters in Ohio said the weather just might not have been cold enough. more »»

City academy participates in A-Can-A-Day Food Drive

December 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg Academy and Montessori Adventure participated in A-Can-A-Day Food Drive and supplied food collection bags door-to-door in the surrounding neighborhoods. more »»

Send Help campaign in full swing in Marietta

November 29, 2015 MARIETTA — In between leftover Thanksgiving turkey and batches of holiday cookies, area residents can help hungry individuals and families by assisting local food pantries. more »»

Victorian Christmas Home Tour slated

November 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The annual Victorian Christmas Home Tour and Tea will be Dec. 5-6 in the Julia-Ann Square Historic District in Parkersburg. more »»

Actors Guild celebrates with gala and show

November 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Actors Guild of Parkersburg celebrated its 60th anniversary Friday with events at the Parkersburg Art Center and the Guild Playhouse in downtown Parkersbur. more »»

Sturm glad to exhibit at art center show

November 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Chris Sturm is pleased to have three of her paintings in the seventh annual “Women of Appalachia Project” art and stories exhibition, now at the Parkersburg Art Center through the end... more »»

Companies give to United Way

November 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — DuPont and Chemours recently helped United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley take a step toward meeting its community goals. more »»

Everyone has their favorite films for the holidays

November 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Sure, there have been movies about Valentine’s Day, Halloween and even Groundhog Day, but there’s only one holiday that is a cinematic genre unto itself. more »»

Donating blood important for holiday season supplies

November 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — People often associate the Christmas season with presents, but one important gift that can be lost in the holiday shuffle is the donation of blood. more »»

Davis wins cookbook contest for third time

November 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — It is the semi-most wonderful time of the year — up to this point. The Thanksgiving/Christmas season has not yet begun, despite what your favorite department store tells yo. more »»

Christmas tours slated across Mid-Ohio Valley

November 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The GFWC Parkersburg Woman’s Club will hold its 48th annual Holly Trail Tour of homes on Dec. 6 with stops in Parkersburg and Davisville. The tour will be 1-5 p.m. more »»

Thankgiving dinners to be held

November 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Various organizations and churches will continue the annual Thanksgiving Day tradition of providing a free meal to community members on the holiday. more »»

Wood County 4-H honors members

November 22, 2015 MINERAL WELLS —Wood County 4-H members were recognized for their outstanding work in 2015 during the annual Awards Banquet at Butcher Bend 4-H Campground. The event was sponsored by WesBanco. more »»

Wood County 4-H royalty announced

November 22, 2015 MINERAL WELLS — Each year Wood County 4-H chooses four 4-H members to represent the program as Wood County 4-H Royalty. The candidates are selected through an application and judging process. more »»

Wood County 4-H honors volunteers

November 22, 2015 MINERAL WELLS — Wood County 4-H celebrated its 4-H volunteers at their annual Awards Banquet on Nov. 1 at the Butcher Bend 4-H Campground. more »»

Local groups receive grants

November 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Sisters Health Foundation has provided grant funding to 31 nonprofit organizations in the Mid-Ohio Valle. more »»


Christmas Concert December 4, 2015

PARKERSBURG — The Gospel Music Reunion Choir Christmas Concert will be 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at South Parkersburg Baptist Church, 1655 Blizzard Drive, south Parkersburg.A love offering will be taken. more »

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