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Once homeless man finding his way back

May 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — His only home was a tent by the river under the East Street bridge. more »»

Steampunk enthusiasts breathe life into benefit

May 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Looking back at a hopeful time while raising money so many women can have hope for a better future was the aim of a steampunk convention held over the weekend in Parkersbur. more »»

Mental health worker weighs in on rigors of life online

May 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — While Internet and social media sites can provide information and resources, they also can be places for cyberbullying or cyberstalking. more »»

Online harassment a new legal concern

May 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Prosecutor Jason Wharton said computer crime related to harassment or abuse of individuals via social media is a developing and relatively new area of law. more »»

Pickering Associates, students sail into summer

May 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — With the end of the school year approaching, students at Hamilton Middle School recently participated in a hands-on design and engineering project. more »»

Memorial Day events scheduled across MOV

May 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Communities in the Mid-Ohio Valley will celebrate Memorial Day with parades and ceremonies today: * 8 a.m.: Harmar Village, Marietta * 9 a.m. more »»

Steampunk convention winding down today

May 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Artistry, ingenuity and upcycling are among the terms used to describe the philosophy of the steampunk world. 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 »»

Charter, state code see budget activity differently

May 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A deputy state auditor recently pointed out three portions of the Parkersburg charter dealing with the budget that conflict with state code in West Virginia. Among them is Section 5. more »»

Dates to start, end process also differ

May 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Two other conflicts between state code and the Parkersburg city charter a deputy state auditor recently noted deal with the timing of the budget process. more »»

Tailor sewing up long career

May 24, 2015 VIENNA — After 45 years of work in the Mid-Ohio Valley, a local tailor is planning to make a huge alteration in his own life. more »»

Marietta bar removing facade deemed 'unsafe'

May 24, 2015 MARIETTA — A portion of Front Street is closed to foot and parking traffic as a downtown bar prepares to get a facelift and the top facade of the outside wall comes down this week. more »»

Area natives start ad firm

May 24, 2015 STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Two former Parkersburg residents have opened an advertising agency in Steubenville, Ohio. Nathan Marshall and Rob Greiner are co-owners of Leviathan Creative Inc. more »»

Mall garners silver honor at RECon 2015

May 24, 2015 VIENNA — The Grand Central Mall has won an award from the International Council of Shopping Centers for its Magical Season of Giving program held during the 2014 Christmas holidays. more »»

PHS students learn to use laser engraver

May 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Through one of the many twists and turns of hallways that is Parkersburg High School’s first floor is the Technology Education Department. more »»

Boaters get ready for summer

May 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG— Mid-Ohio Valley recreational boaters are anxious to get their boats and other watercraft into the water. more »»

Safety important for all boaters

May 24, 2015 MARIETTA — As preparations for Memorial Day weekend get underway, boaters in the Mid-Ohio Valley and across the state will put their boats in the water, many for the first time this year. 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 »»

Summer jobs an opportunity for youths

May 24, 2015 MARIETTA — At age 19, Ashley Pollard has learned the value of a dollar, working two part-time jobs in Marietta that often take her straight from a day shift into a night shift. more »»

Washington Electric marks 75 years

May 24, 2015 MARIETTA — Celebrating 75 years of service to its members was the theme of the Washington Electric Cooperative Annual Meeting on May 14. more »»

Marietta Memorial set to honor volunteers

May 24, 2015 MARIETTA — Almost 150 volunteers who donate their time to helping patients, visitors and staff at Marietta Memorial Hospital will be honored at a recognition dinner at the Lafayette Hotel on May 27. more »»


Beekeepers Meet May 26, 2015

The Mid Ohio Valley Beekeepers’ Association will meet Tuesday, May 26th, at the Washington County Career Center, Marietta. The group will be joined by Clay Guthrie from Dadant Bee Supply Co. Clay will do a presentation as well as bring some products. more »

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