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Frustrated Newell not attending Finance meetings

April 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A regular participant in Parkersburg City Council Finance Committee meetings in years past, Mayor Bob Newell has not attended the group’s last five session. more »»

Strickland speaks at Democrat dinner

April 26, 2015 MARIETTA — Former Ohio governor and Congressman Ted Strickland made a stop in Washington County on Saturday to speak at the Washington County Democratic Party Spring Dinner. more »»

Chamber ready for Monday's Business Expo

April 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Things are gearing up for the annual gathering of area businesses Monday in Parkersburg. more »»

Elderly man crashes vehicle into tree, local fire station

April 26, 2015 WASHINGTON, W.Va. — A single-vehicle accident occurred Saturday morning at the Washington Bottom Volunteer Fire Department in Washington Bottom. Washington Bottom Fire Chief K.C. more »»

Walk MS returns to Parkersburg with 100 plus participants

April 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — After a one year hiatus, the Walk MS returned to the Parkersburg area with more than 100 participants who came out and braved the cool and wet weather on Saturday at City Park. more »»

Parkersburg Art Center honors Earth Day

April 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Children learned to use items originally used for one thing to create art in another way when the Parkersburg Art Center hosted its second annual Earth Day Art Event on Saturday in... more »»

Standard Oil acquires Roane assets

April 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Standard Oil Co., an oil and gas exploration company, has acquired the assets of a Roane County firm, Andrew Zelnar, vice president of production for Standard Oil, announced. more »»

Piercing Crossfit moves to Pike Street

April 26, 2015 MARIETTA — For the last three years, Marietta resident Emily Geogerian has been training with Brandon Pierce, owner of Piercing Crossfit, and is making the move as the location heads to Pike Street. more »»

Book focuses on people in oil boom town

April 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Volcano, once an oil boom town, is the subject of “White Oak, West Virginia Alias Volcano - The Resurrection of a Ghost Town,” authored by Linwood H. Lowden. more »»

Silveti to oversee care facility kitchen

April 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A local nursing care facility has hired a professional chef to manage its dining experience for the residents. Ohio Valley Health Care Inc. more »»

Proposed tuition aimed at helping students

April 26, 2015 MARIETTA — Students attending Ohio’s public colleges and universities could see some reprieve ahead as legislators grapple once again with proposed tuition caps to ease the steadily rising cost of... more »»

Bill would boost school funds

April 26, 2015 MARIETTA — Ohio educators are keeping their fingers crossed now that a substitute two-year budget proposed by state legislators would save all public school districts from losing money for the next... more »»

Belpre scheduled to clean up sewers throughout week

April 26, 2015 BELPRE — The Belpre Public Works Department will begin cleaning areas of the sanitary sewer system beginning Monda. more »»

Students take part in job shadowing

April 26, 2015 MARIETTA — Dressed in a pair of scrubs and trailing behind a local dentist, 16-year-old Isaac Danford, a sophomore at Marietta High School, got an up-close look at what the dental profession is all... more »»

Vidalia Onion Festival to be held

April 26, 2015 ST. MARYS — The 11th annual Sweet Breath of Spring Vidalia Onion Festival will be May 2 in St. Marys. In a new event for this year’s festival, the St. Marys Express Care Cruise In will be 10 a.m.-2 p. more »»

Wells song breaking out over air

April 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — There are times and tunes when even the most uneducated music listener hears and knows ‘that’s good.’ That’s when the CD goes home or downloaded. more »»

Read talks 'The Voice'

April 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — It was the moment Katelyn Read had waited for. Next in line to audition for “The Voice” judges Christina Aguilera, Pharrell Williams, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. more »»

Mossburg just misses 'The Voice'

April 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — It wasn’t many — only three people in front of Anthony Mossburg backstage at The Voice before he could audition for the coaches. more »»

Tyler, Paden City students honored

April 26, 2015 SISTERSVILLE — Outstanding students from Tyler County and Paden City schools were honored this month during the annual Peoples Bank Academic Awards Ceremonies at Tyler Consolidated High School. more »»

Art contest looking for entries in W.Va.

April 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG —Entries are being accepted from West Virginia artists with disabilities for the state Division of Rehabilitation Services second annual 2015 West Virginia Diversifying Perspectives Art... more »»

American National University to hold graduation ceremony

April 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — On May 14 at 6:30 p.m. more »»


Backwoods Revivals - Stillwell Union April 27, 2015

Seventh service of the Backwoods Revivals will be held at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, April 27th at Stillwell Union Baptist Church located at 2762 Stillwell Rd off of Farrow Hill Rd off of Old US 50/Murpheytown Rd off route 50 east of Parkersburg. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook. more »

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