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Belpre Homecoming kicks off

August 1, 2014 BELPRE — Although the rain fell pretty heavily leading up to the start of the 82nd annual Belpre Homecoming at Civitan Park Thursday, that’s not why city schools Superintendent Tony Dunn was soaking... more »»

Local advocates to attend People First Conference

August 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Local People First members will attend the 21st Annual People First of West Virginia Conference on Sept 3-5 at Jackson’s Mill in Jane Lew, W.V. more »»

Habitat aids international construction

August 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Contributions from Habitat for Humanity in Wood and Washington counties have financed 118 homes around the world, officials said. more »»

CCMC to hold fair, offer reduced costs

August 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Camden Clark Medical Center will hold its Community Health Fair 8-11 a.m. Saturday at the St. Joseph’s Campus. more »»

'Neighbors' initiative has plans for District 4

July 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Portions of the 4th council district may not have the best reputation in the city, but a coalition of neighbors aims to change that. more »»

Recycling center open despite fire

July 31, 2014 MARIETTA — Residents thought the Marietta Area Recycling Center closed after a fire at a recycler on Ohio 7 and a founder died, operators said. Not so, said Kathy Ortt, recycling center coordinator. more »»

Belpre Homecoming starts today

July 31, 2014 BELPRE — Vendor and display spaces remain available for Belpre Homecoming that starts today at Civitan Park, organizers said on Wednesday. more »»

Vietnam veteran receives medal

July 31, 2014 MARIETTA — Nearly 50 years after leaving the jungles and warfare in Vietnam behind, one former U.S. Army sergeant is now receiving recognition of his service by receiving the Bronze Star. Sgt. more »»

Veterans group honors drivers

July 30, 2014 MARIETTA — Sharing a few laughs and more than a few finger-licking ribs, drivers of the Washington County Veterans Service Commission were celebrated Tuesday. more »»

Boy Scouts help complete Belpre project

July 26, 2014 BELPRE — This year’s largest beautification project with the Belpre in Bloom program has been completed with the help of local Boy Scouts. more »»

Fraternal Order of Police youth pool party held in Vienna

July 26, 2014 VIENNA — More than 100 members of the community attended the Fraternal Order of Police Blennerhassett Lodge 79’s annual drug-free youth party at the Jackson Park swimming pool in Vienna Friday... more »»

Beverly church undergoing renovation, renewal

July 26, 2014 BEVERLY — Since the late 1960s, Beverly Baptist Church has been a staple on Fifth Street, but recently the church’s doors have been closed to worshippers. more »»

Vienna library holding landscaping class

July 26, 2014 VIENNA — The Vienna Public Library, 2300 First Ave., will host an edible landscaping class on Monday at 6:30 p.m. in the Simonton Room. more »»

Students pitch in to help the needy

July 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — With a few weeks to go before they return to the classroom themselves, more than two dozen Parkersburg and Parkersburg South High School students readied school supplies for more than... more »»

Belpre plans homecoming kick off for Thursday

July 25, 2014 BELPRE — The 82nd annual Belpre Homecoming Festival is less than a week away with opening ceremonies planned for 6:30 p.m. Thursda. more »»

Volunteers repairing monument

July 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — About half a dozen volunteers crawled over the Stepping Stones of Honor Veterans Memorial at City Park Thursday, replacing damaged sections brick by brick. more »»

West Side festival a hit in Marietta

July 25, 2014 MARIETTA — A West Side festival kicks off today. Harmar Days is around 30 years old and highlights the businesses in Harmar Village around Maple Stree. more »»

Comic Con returns to Marietta

July 25, 2014 MARIETTA — The fourth annual River City Comic Con will be held 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at the Lafayette Hotel. more »»

Parkersburg woman teaches in Jordan

July 24, 2014 AMMAN, Jordan — Becky Daniel of Parkersburg learned that Jordan is trying to remain an oasis of peace in a desert of turmoil in the Middle Eas. more »»

Kids help unearth the past at The Castle

July 24, 2014 MARIETTA — As if Marietta did not already have enough rich history above ground, children are spending the week outdoors at The Castle digging up more history at the museum’s summer Archaeology Camp. more »»

Huntington Bank, United Way prep school supplies

July 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Huntington Bank for the sixth consecutive year is working with the United Way Alliance of the Mid Ohio Valley to provide school children with new backpacks and school supplies. more »»


ATV Poker Run August 2, 2014

BELLEVILLE — Pond Creek Volunteer Fire Department will hold an ATV Poker Run on Aug. 2 at the fire station at 6096 Pond Creek Road, Belleville.Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the entry fee is $10 for all participants. For more information, contact 304-481-4990 or 304-482-5250. more »

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