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Stephens stepping down

May 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — After 10 years with the Bernard McDonough Foundation, Robert Stephens is stepping down as president but will continue on as part of its governing board. more »»

 
 
 
Santo out of spelling contest

May 28, 2015 NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — A Vienna eighth-grader fell short of advancing to the semifinals at a national spelling competition in Maryland on Wednesda. more »»

Student wins essay contest

May 28, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — A Williamstown Elementary School student has been named as one of 15 regional winners in the state’s SMART529 essay contes. more »»

YMCA to honor Jack Neilson

May 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The YMCA of Parkersburg is honoring the Rev. Jack Neilson this year. Neilson was selected to receive the “Edwin L.D. more »»

City offering free pool passes

May 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG —The city of Parkersburg will again offer free swimming pool passes this summer to qualifying elementary school-age children under the Schools to Pools Program. more »»

Marietta Memorial thanks volunteers

May 28, 2015 MARIETTA — Almost 100 health care volunteers gathered to laugh, share stories and be honored at a recognition dinner at the Lafayette Hotel on Wednesday. more »»

Sunset Memorial honors veterans

May 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Over 100 family and community members turned out Saturday for the 58th annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Sunset Memorial Gardens in south Parkersburg. more »»

Taste of Parkersburg to be held

May 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — For the past decade, the annual Taste of Parkersburg has been drawing people to downtown Parkersburg to sample local cuisine along with wines and beers from across the country and... more »»

Devola gets new playground

May 24, 2015 MARIETTA — The East Muskingum Civic Association of Washington County will hold a ribbon cutting 6 p.m. May 28 at the recreational grounds of the EMCA at 820 River Road in Devola. more »»

Vets memorial to be dedicated

May 23, 2015 RENO — The dedication of a veterans memorial on Ohio 7 will be broadcast live on Monday on an Internet site, a program organizer said. The new memorial at the former U.S. more »»

Area pools set to open for summer

May 23, 2015 BELPRE — Eager swimmers looking forward to that first dip of the summer will have the chance to get wet this weekend in Belpre and Marietta. more »»

Marietta's Jones assisting students

May 23, 2015 MARIETTA — With the help of metal wire, gorilla tape and fiberglass sheets, two students of Marietta resident Dan Jones, 71, are crafting by hand their own Pygmy paddle boats this week. more »»

Newport's Hanes wins National Handwriting Contest

May 23, 2015 NEWPORT—It is common for a kindergartener to have trouble with spacing and sizing when writing in print, but Newport Elementary student Caitlyn Hanes is an expert in her age group. more »»

Memorial Day events slated

May 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Communities in the Mid-Ohio Valley will celebrate Memorial Day with parades and ceremonies this weekend. TODAY * 11 a.m. more »»

Oglebay Park slates Memorial Day hoopla

May 23, 2015 WHEELING — Memorial Day marks the start of summer activities at Oglebay Park in Wheeling. more »»

Need great for foster care and adoptive parents

May 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG — There are many West Virginia children without homes and finding foster placements and adoptive homes is becoming more and more difficul. more »»

PACF awards grants to local groups

May 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Monday was a day to make people smile as the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Regional Affiliates announced its list of awarded spring grants. more »»

PHS choir slates annual spring concert

May 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The award-winning Parkersburg High School A Cappella Choir, under the direction of Pamela McClain, will present its annual free spring concert 7 p.m. Thursday. Doors open at 6 p.m. more »»

Vienna native makes skis in Colorado

May 18, 2015 GOLDEN, Colo. — Vienna native Chris Peters manufactures snow skis in Colorado for a living. more »»

Community Action honors 51 years of service

May 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Community Action agencies are celebrating 51 years of service. On Aug. 20, 1964, President Lyndon B. more »»

Little Leaguers enjoy the game

May 17, 2015 PARKERSBURG — There’s something about baseball and all that goes with i. more »»

 
 

Jazzin' Up the Museums May 30, 2015

MARIETTA — Jazzin' Up the Museums will be 6-8 p.m. May 30 on the Valley Gem Sternwheeler in Marietta as a benefit for Friends of the Museums for the Campus Martius and Ohio River Museums. more »

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