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Parkersburg Ice Cream Social offers sweet relief

August 3, 2015 PARKERSBURG — With a bright sunny day and good temperatures, many people flocked Sunday to the 13th annual Parkersburg Ice Cream Social in downtown Parkersburg. more »»

 
 
 
PHS grad planning documentary on band

August 3, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A graduate of Parkersburg High School who retired from the Philadelphia Orchestra is looking for a film of the Big Red Band from 1939 for a documentar. more »»

Board pushing treatment site again

August 3, 2015 MARIETTA — After push back from residents last year stalled the addiction treatment facility planned for 812 Fifth St. more »»

Wine magazine recognizes Spats at Blennerhassett Hotel

August 3, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Spats at the Blennerhassett Hotel is among several West Virginia restaurants and over 3,500 restaurants worldwide being recognized by an international wine publication. more »»

Inland Waterways Festival a success

August 3, 2015 MARIETTA — The 2015 Inland Waterways Festival concluded Sunday following two days of sunny weather, offering hundreds of visitors the chance to learn about the area’s rivers, natural resources and... more »»

Group training women to work faces closure

August 3, 2015 CHARLESTON — A nonprofit group that helps women get work in higher-paying jobs faces closure. West Virginia Women Work on Friday said the end of the year may be the end for the 15-year-old program. more »»

Belpre wraps up 2015 Homecoming celebration

August 2, 2015 BELPRE — After three days of fun and festivities, the 83rd annual Belpre Homecoming Festival came to a close at Civitan Park on Saturday evening. more »»

River enthusiasts flow in for Marietta festival

August 2, 2015 MARIETTA — People interested in the local rivers and local history visited the Ohio River Museum in Marietta on Saturday for the 2015 Inland Waterways Festival. more »»

Valvo: DuPont is here to stay

August 2, 2015 WASHINGTON, W.Va. — Although DuPont may be a company with a 200-year history, the new plant manager of the Washington Works plant says this is an exciting time to be part of the compan. more »»

Area marching bands prepare for season

August 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Area marching bands are hard at work this month preparing for a new season only weeks away. The school year for Wood County Schools teachers begins Aug. more »»

Wirt County Fair to be held

August 2, 2015 ELIZABETH — The annual Wirt County Fair will be Aug. more »»

United Bankshares increases earnings

August 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — United Bankshares Inc. on Wednesday reported earnings for the second quarter and the first half of 2015. Earnings for the second quarter of 2015 were $34. more »»

Murray Sheet Metal welcomes machine

August 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — It is known as a WARDJet Z-2543 waterjet cutter. It is a beast of a machine that uses water to cut through materials with pin-point accuracy. more »»

Fashion Gallery holds soft opening

August 2, 2015 VIENNA — Nearly two years after opening her first shop on Grand Central Avenue focusing on unique gift ideas, Victoria Yater is opening a second shop in the same complex with a focus on fashions. more »»

WesBanco announces new income and earnings

August 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — WesBanco, a Wheeling-based multi-state bank holding company, on Wednesday announced net income and related earnings per share for the three and six months ending June 3. more »»

United Banks’ Manner receives business award

August 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Harold Manner, a United Bank vice president and controller, received the 2015 Outstanding CPA in Business and Industry Award at the annual installation dinner of the West Virginia... more »»

Professor's book published in Korean

August 2, 2015 MARIETTA — Grace Johnson, the McCoy Professor of Management and Accounting at Marietta College, celebrated the publication of her textbook “IFRS Principles of Accounting with Key Words in Korean” o... more »»

Home Society to hold after-school program

August 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Children’s Home Society of West Virginia will start its after-school program at McKinley Elementary School on the first day of school on Aug. 13. more »»

Singer Jamie Lynn Spears performs at Belpre Homecoming

August 1, 2015 BELPRE — Hundreds of people — possibly even a thousand or more— gathered at Civitan Park in Belpre to hear headliner Jamie Lynn Spears perform Friday night during the 2015 Belpre Homecoming Festiva. more »»

Police funds, URA policies approved

August 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — City Council on Friday approved a transfer of nearly $100,000 in contingency fund money to the Police Department budget, including $8,000 more than Chief Joe Martin originally sough. more »»

City pushing sidewalk program

August 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — City officials hope to reinvigorate a program in which residents and the city work together to repair crumbling sidewalks. more »»

 
 

Yard sale August 7, 2015

BOAZ — A Treasures Yard Sale will be Aug. 7 and 8 at Henderson Hall at 517 Old River Road, Boaz.The sale will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. It will be conducted by Henderson Hall volunteers, with proceeds to benefit projects at the Hall. more »

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