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Prepping the Meal

November 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A dedicated group of volunteers comes to the Parkersburg Salvation Army every year to make sure those in need can have a traditional dinner for Thanksgiving. more »»

Tree sellers ready for rush

November 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — It’s not just electronics, Christmas gifts and door-buster deals shoppers will be looking for on Friday. more »»

National report warns of shortage of STEM teachers

November 27, 2014 CHARLESTON — A recent report by ACT warns few high school students interested in STEM courses plan to teach those subjects as adults. more »»

Marching to a new tune

November 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — When Jeff Treadway came to Parkersburg Catholic High School five years ago, there was no instrumental music program at the school. more »»

Woman’s designs adorn church’s Christmas cards

November 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Christmas cards created by Virginia “Ginny” Edwards are helping to bring a popular Christmas concert to a Parkersburg church. more »»

Kitchen safety urged for holiday

November 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — More people in the kitchen today means an increased risk of cooking fires, the leading cause of home structure fires and home fire injuries. more »»

Fort Frye students, staff have holiday lunch

November 27, 2014 BEVERLY — For the first time, Fort Frye High School students, staff and administration congregated together in the gymnasium Wednesday for a Thanksgiving lunch and a chance to share for what everyon... more »»

Commission readying 2015 budget

November 27, 2014 MARIETTA — As December nears, Washington County commissioners are trying to make numbers in a state of flux settle enough to try to get the 2015 budget togethe. more »»

Donors should be wary of scams

November 27, 2014 CHARLESTON — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging consumers to carefully evaluate charitable organizations before giving donations this holiday seaso. more »»

Man struck, killed by rig

November 27, 2014 MARIETTA — A tractor-trailer rig struck and killed a Marietta man near the intersection of Washington and Third streets in Marietta Tuesday night. Robert Eugene White II, 59, of 305 Washington St. more »»

Latin flavors fill downtown restaurant

November 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Mango Latin Bistro, 701 Market St., is celebrating its fifth anniversary of bringing international flavors to downtown Parkersburg. more »»

Highway Safety Advocate Awards handed out

November 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG – The Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Highway Safety Program recently announced its 2014 Highway Safety Advocate Award Winners. This is the 11th year for the program. more »»

Funds will sustain mobile farmers market in MOV

November 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition has announced $4,600 is available for a mobile farmers market in the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

Elected officials could see pay increase

November 27, 2014 MARIETTA — For elected officials from townships up to the state level, a maximum 3 percent pay raise could be in the future if an agreement can be reached between the Ohio House and Senate. more »»

Camden Clark launches palliative care

November 27, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A new palliative care program to enhance quality of life for patients suffering from serious, chronic or terminal conditions has been launched at Camden Clark Medical Center. more »»

Give Local MOV

November 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation announced Tuesday it has a $30,000 head start on the 2015 Give Local MOV initiativ. more »»

Businesses in spotlight on Saturday

November 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Local business owners know there will be a run on big box and chain stores for Black Friday, but they’re hoping folks will continue their Christmas shopping the next day for Small... more »»

Deitzler: Grand jury did its job in Ferguson

November 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Since the announcement that a Missouri grand jury elected to not charge a police officer with the shooting of an unarmed African-American teen, there have been accusations the grand... more »»

Westbrook seeks 99-year lease reinstatement

November 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Officials with Westbrook Health Services have asked Wood County commissioners to consider reinstating the agency’s 99-year lease for the Amity Center facility. more »»

Committee discusses Muskingum walkway

November 26, 2014 MARIETTA — Preservation of the wooden walkway that used to carry patrons onto the Becky Thatcher showboat was part of the discussion during Marietta City Council’s lands, buildings and parks... more »»

BOE readies Young Entrepreneur program

November 26, 2014 By JACKIE RUNION Special to The News and Sentinel MARIETTA — Area students are racking up more chances to get jump starts on their careers within Marietta City Schools, as the district prepares to... more »»


Belpre Holiday Lights Parade November 29, 2014

BELPRE — Applications for the Belpre Holiday Lights Parade are available now at Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce office, 713 Park Dr., Belpre, or at the Belpre Municipal Building, 715 Park Drive.The parade is scheduled for 6 p.m. Nov. 29 and is sponsored by Belpre Lions Club. more »

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November 10, 2014 Since the holiday season is coming up, and many will be thinking of holiday gift ideas, here is one for the budding artist in your life. more »

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