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Mental health issues at forefront of discussion

October 13, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A mother’s love and sense of loss helped to bring a human face to the issues families face in dealing with a loved one suffering from mental illness. more »»

Parkersburg council, Finance Committee to meet

October 13, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg City Council and council’s Finance Committee meet today and both have full agendas. Finance will meet 6:30 p.m. more »»

Gas pipeline calls for 3 compressors

October 13, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A proposed $2.1 billion pipeline to transport natural gas through West Virginia is expected to pump hundreds of millions of dollars into three Mid-Ohio Valley counties. more »»

Belpre doll factory building sees interest

October 13, 2015 BELPRE — A potential tenant for the former Middleton Doll facility in Belpre visited the site with city officials Monday, although issues remain to be addressed before a decision can be made, Mayor... more »»

Area to host church convention

October 13, 2015 MINERAL?WELLS — As many as 400 people are expected here for the West Virginia and East Tennessee District Council of Churches, an affiliate of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Fall Conventio... more »»

Delays and days off for students this week

October 13, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools students will have an abbreviated schedule this week due to faculty senate and parent conference. more »»

German Fest scheduled

October 13, 2015 PARKERSBURG – The fourth annual German Fest is scheduled Oct. 17 at First Lutheran Church, 19th and Plum streets. Activities and food begin at 11 a.m. Food will be served until 3:30 p.m. more »»

Warren approves forecast

October 13, 2015 VINCENT — As is a state requirement for the month of October, the Warren Local Board of Education approved a five-year financial forecast that projects the district to reach in-the-black spending by... more »»

Marietta school shows off renovated gym

October 12, 2015 MARIETTA — The community came out over the weekend to help St. Mary Catholic School in Marietta raise some needed funds and to commemorate the renovations done to the school’s old gym this year. more »»

Residents stirred by apple butter

October 12, 2015 BELPRE — Beautiful weather and the lure of freshly-made apple butter brought many people out to Howes Grove Park in Belpre for the 37th annual Apple Butter Stir-Off Festival on Saturday and Sunday. more »»

Vienna rejects update of cameras

October 12, 2015 VIENNA — Updates to security cameras on Vienna buildings may be some time in coming after a motion for the purchase of a new system failed due to lack of a second during Thursday’s meeting of Vienna... more »»

Thornton discusses athletic position

October 12, 2015 VIENNA — It was a simple phone call which Paul Thornton answered and was informed “you’ve been selected by the governor to be on the West Virginia Athletic Association. more »»

Weber ready to help Lowell improve as village's mayor

October 12, 2015 LOWELL — Three years after completing a term as Washington County Commissioner, Lowell native Steve Weber is gearing up for the coming Nov. more »»

Historical group plans walking tour

October 12, 2015 ATHENS, Ohio — The Athens County Historical Society has activities planned during October, including a walking tour. more »»

Plastivan program to visit high school

October 12, 2015 ST. MARYS — The Plastivan program will be at St. Marys High School on Tuesday. more »»

Mental illness focus of worship service today

October 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Communities of Faith worship service will be 6 p.m. today at First Lutheran Church, 1701 19th St., Parkersburg. more »»

Band-O-Rama marches on

October 11, 2015 MARIETTA — For the 54th year, the hills around Don Drumm Stadium were alive with the sound of music from the annual Band-O-Rama sponsored by the Marietta Band Boosters. more »»

Election for state seats offers up confusion

October 11, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The 2016 election for the two seats in the Third District of the West Virginia Senate could get murky. Former state Sen. more »»

Refuge festival mixes learning, fun, animals

October 11, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — National Wildlife Refuge Week got off to a start Saturday at the 25th anniversary celebration of the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge. more »»

Boys, girls show off football skills at event

October 11, 2015 PARKERSBURG — About 22 boys and girls tried out their punting, passing and kicking skills Saturday at the Boys and Girls Club of Parkersburg. more »»

Brunicardi leaving CCMC

October 11, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A familiar face at Camden Clark Medical Center and the community will be leaving in November for California and new opportunities. more »»


Creative Camp October 16, 2015

MINERAL WELLS — The Wood County Community Educational Outreach Service will hold its annual Creative Camp on Oct. 16-17 at the Wood County 4-H grounds on Butcher Bend Road.Educational craft workshops are scheduled from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. each day and at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 16. more »

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