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'Legally Blonde' a big success for Actors Guild of Parkersburg

April 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Before the curtain is drawn on this weekend’s final performances of “Legally Blonde” at the Actors Guild of Parkersburg, the show owns the title of “highest grossing seven performance... more »»

Art show highlights student art works

April 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Art works from student artists in Wood County Schools are on display during the annual Wood County Art Show that is now open at the Parkersburg Art Center. more »»

Book sale aims to boost library programs

April 28, 2016 MARIETTA — From the latest best-sellers to forgotten favorites and even hidden paperback gems, the bi-annual book sale of the Friends of the Washington County Public Library is set to entice and... more »»

Moms, daughters turn out for BrAva prom

April 24, 2016 MARIETTA — Glittering dresses, pulsing music and impressive up-dos might make most people think of their high school prom, but it was the scene of a good cause Friday evening at the third annual... more »»

Peoples Bank slates performances

April 24, 2016 MARIETTA — The Peoples Bank Theatre will continue offering a wide range of performances in May and June as its first season comes to a close. more »»

MOV native pens book for kids

April 23, 2016 MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Although he spent his working life in accounting and finance, a Parkersburg native has penned a book for children about the possible adventures of a stray do. more »»

Parkersburg, Marietta to mark Earth Day

April 23, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A pair of Earth Day celebrations are planned for today in Parkersburg and Marietta. The Parkersburg Art Center will hold an Earth Day program from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. more »»

Parkersburg Choral Society to perform

April 23, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Choral Society will present the final performance of its 2015-2016 season at the annual Spring Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, 1001 Juliana St. more »»

Local father, daughter walking across U.S.

April 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The journey cross country, from one coast to another, brings many travelers through Parkersburg because of U.S. 50, whether it be bicycling or walking. more »»

Dan Carder to speak at Ohio Valley University commencement

April 22, 2016 VIENNA — Dan Carder, named this week as one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, will be the featured speaker during the 55th annual Ohio Valley University Commencement exercises. more »»

Putnam Elementary School students watch chicks grow

April 22, 2016 MARIETTA — Students throughout the county are anxiously awaiting the births of baby chicks through a 4-H program called ChickQuest. more »»

Belpre High graduate creates scholarship

April 22, 2016 BELPRE — A Belpre High School graduate has created a scholarship for his alma mater in honor of his family and to encourage graduating seniors to follow their dreams. more »»

CCMC luncheon honors volunteers

April 18, 2016 PARKERSBURG — WVU Medicine’s Camden Clark Medical Center honored its auxiliary volunteers at their 64th annual meeting and volunteer appreciation luncheon on Frida. more »»

Free ballet classes offered at Marietta club

April 17, 2016 MARIETTA — The Washington County Girls and Boys Club will be offering basic ballet classes as part of the club’s annual summer program this year. more »»

Blennerhassett season begins May 3

April 17, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Beginning May 3, the Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park will open for the 2016 season as visitors begin taking sternwheeler rides to visit the restored mansion and tour the... more »»

Par Mar helps fuel CHS with fundraiser

April 16, 2016 PARKERSBURG — It was sensory overload Friday at the Division Street Par Mar as the Children’s Home Society of West Virginia began its annual fundraising campaign with the West Virginia Oil Marketers... more »»

Assassination anniversary rekindles local Booth lore

April 16, 2016 SISTERSVILLE — The local lore is John Wilkes Booth spent the night in a barn in Tyler County while being hunted for the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. more »»

Gallery showcases student artwork

April 16, 2016 MARIETTA — Young local artists have shown once again that they have the vision to create historical figures out of erasers and bring football legend Woody Hayes back to life through paint via the... more »»

Mother-Child Look Alike Contest under way

April 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg News and Sentinel is again celebrating Mother’s Day with the Mother-Child Look Alike Contest. more »»

Scottish, Celtic fest to be held

April 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The City Park Pavilion will be filled with the sights and sounds of Scottish and Celtic culture and history during the annual festival in Parkersburg. more »»

Pinwheel gardens call public to action

April 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — April is being celebrated as Child Abuse Prevention Month and is highlighed by Pinwheel gardens to remind people of the role the community plays in healthy childhood development. more »»


Big Band Dance May 1, 2016

LUBECK — The next Big Band Dance will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. May 1 at Lubeck Civic Center featuring music by the Joyce and Doug Hess Big Band. more »

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