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Gordon has a ball at benefit

March 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — It was two parties in one at the Nemesis Shrine Center on Saturday. more »»

 
 
 
Fishing ripples throughout Elizabeth man's life

March 29, 2015 ELIZABETH — A fish considered the trophy of trophies has for more than eight decades captured the attention of Roy Mace — the muskellunge, or musky or muskie, depending on where you are from. more »»

Mountwood Easter Egg hunt weathers snow, cold

March 29, 2015 VOLCANO — Despite weather more suited for indoor activities, the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Mountwood Park drew a small, but enthusiastic crowd Saturda. more »»

Farmers Castle expansion opens

March 29, 2015 BELPRE — The Farmers Castle Museum Education Center will open for its 2015 season on Wednesday, kicking off the season with a special exhibi. more »»

Frontier student's artwork showcased

March 29, 2015 MARIETTA — A watercolor painting by a Frontier High School junior will be on display at the Ohio Governor’s office in spring after the piece was selected from thousands of submitted entries for the... more »»

Ebola doctor to speak at OVU

March 28, 2015 VIENNA — A doctor on the front lines of the fight against the spread of the Ebola virus will deliver a keynote lecture 7 p.m. April 13 at Ohio Valley University in the Alumni Gym. Dr. more »»

Recycling efforts aimed at area middle schools

March 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — All of Wood County’s middle schools now have recycling containers through a project coordinated by the Wood County Solid Waste Authority. more »»

Luce visits MC to find young leaders

March 28, 2015 MARIETTA — A former Marietta resident and founder of a New-York based nonprofit was at Marietta College this week, and is hoping that he can branch his organization out to include future leaders... more »»

Humane Society seeking donations

March 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Humane Society of Parkersburg is asking for donations after the seizure of 42 dogs and five cats from a Parkersburg residence on Wednesday. more »»

Dinner to benefit 4-H programs

March 27, 2015 MARIETTA — 4-H opens up a world of opportunity for area youth, from week-long camps to leadership conferences, and with 35 clubs to choose from, Washington County residents can learn a variety of... more »»

Smoot clarifies 'Gatsby' performance

March 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG — People may be confused about when the “The Great Gatsby” by the Montana Repertoire Theater will be presented Sunday at the Smoot Theatre, the executive director of the Smoot said... more »»

Performance artist Tim Miller events set

March 26, 2015 MARIETTA — Performance artist Tim Miller will appear in two events Monday and Tuesday at Marietta College. Miller will present “Performance! Lecture! & Rant!” at 7:30 p.m. more »»

Band program focus of petition

March 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A junior at Parkersburg South High School is doing her best to make a difference in the future of the Wood County band program. more »»

PHS student recounts recent trip to India

March 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Sarah Sisson was a young woman on a mission to India earlier this year. more »»

Roaring '20s program slated

March 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Several downtown organization and businesses are working together for a week-long program about the Roaring 20s, culminating with a performance of “The Great Gatsby” on March 29 at the... more »»

Vienna Road Race picks logo

March 21, 2015 VIENNA — The 19th annual Vienna River Road Race will be April 18 in Vienna, drawing hundreds of runners and walkers to the event. more »»

MOV Blues Festival underway

March 21, 2015 MARIETTA — It will be another weekend of dancing in the aisles at The Lafayette Hotel while the Mid-Ohio Valley Blues, Jazz and Folk Music Society presents the 24th annual River City Blues Festival. more »»

Film Festival Kickoff

March 21, 2015 MARIETTA — Now in its ninth year, the Colony Film Festival kicked off Friday with films packed with everything from goofy, dysfunctional families to a zombie apocalypse. more »»

Zoo program entertains, educates kids

March 21, 2015 MARIETTA — A social penguin and a sky-high jumping African cat walked among crowds of students Friday afternoon at Warren Elementary School during a visit from the Columbus Zo. more »»

Stoke representing Wood at folk festival

March 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Lucille Stoke, 80, of Williamstown is the 2015 Wood County Belle. more »»

'Food' exhibit offers up a taste of local artistry

March 16, 2015 MARIETTA — While food was not created into works of art for the opening of the “Food as Art” exhibit Sunday at the Riverside Artists Gallery, images of food will decorate the gallery through the end... more »»

 
 

History program April 3, 2015

MARIETTA — The next Brown Baggin' Thru History program will be noon-1 p.m. April 3 at Campus Martius Museum at 601 Second St. in Marietta.Admission is free to the program, due to support from the Washington County Public Library. more »

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