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Parkersburg Utility Board OKs well repair

August 25, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Utility Board on Wednesday unanimously approved a $20,000 project to repair cosmetic damage on three wells before the problems become more serious. more »»

Vienna may consider dropping city fire fee

August 25, 2016 VIENNA — With the recent passage of a countywide fire fee, Vienna City Council will consider dropping the city fire fee at 7 p.m. tonight at the Vienna City Hall. more »»

Volleyball courts at Parkersburg parks still closed after injury

August 25, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Sand volleyball courts at City and Southwood parks remain closed after a young woman was injured by broken glass in the City Park court Tuesday. more »»

Wood County Schools presents science exam breakdown

August 25, 2016 PARKERSBURG —A breakdown of preliminary test scores shows while Wood County students’ performance dipped in science, they remained at or above state levels in every grade. more »»

Washington County students back to class

August 25, 2016 MARIETTA — The first day back to school can be a bundle of feelings for everyone. more »»

Gun range at Mountwood Park to stay closed

August 25, 2016 VOLCANO — The gun range at Mountwood Park will remain closed and will not reopen as park officials begin planning what will eventually be put on the site. more »»

Marietta city offices shift locations during work

August 25, 2016 MARIETTA — Finding the city offices at 304 Putnam St. may prove difficult for folks lately as the building is undergoing upgrade. more »»

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia names president

August 25, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Fred Earley II, 59, of Parkersburg is retiring as president of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia on Nov.1, after seven years as president. James L. more »»

Marietta College students return to campus

August 25, 2016 MARIETTA — Butler Street was filled with 18-year-olds on Wednesday as eager Marietta College freshmen carried their dorm room decorations and bags of clothes to their new home for the school year. more »»

Tamarack highlights West Virginia artisans

August 25, 2016 BECKLEY — Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia is the state’s premier arts and crafts shop in Beckley. more »»

Washington County Courthouse jumper Chad Bledsoe receives jail sentence

August 25, 2016 MARIETTA — A Waterford man was sentenced this week for crimes he committed prior to jumping over a railing at the Washington County Courthouse last year, following an extensive recovery from injurie... more »»

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. to kick off new season at Smoot Theatre

August 25, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Popular West Virginia singer Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. will be returning to Parkersburg to kick off another season of shows at the historic Smoot Theatr. more »»

SW Resources benefit gala to be held in Vienna Saturday

August 25, 2016 VIENNA — SW Resources is holding its first Party with a Purpose Benefit Gala at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Grand Pointe Conference Center. more »»

West Virginia State Honey Festival to start on Saturday in Parkersburg's City Park

August 25, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The 2016 West Virginia State Honey Festival will be Saturday and Sunday at City Park in Parkersburg. The festival will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. more »»

Jason Wilber to perform at Americana series in Vienna

August 25, 2016 VIENNA — The Mid-Ohio Valley Americana Music Tribute Series is presenting singer/guitarist Jason Wilber on Saturday night at Leach Beach in Vienna. more »»

Series presents Step Afrika! at Washington State Community College

August 25, 2016 MARIETTA — The Evergreen Arts and Humanities Series at Washington State Community College, in collaboration with the Schwendeman Agency Inc. more »»

EVE Inc. auction set for Friday in Marietta

August 25, 2016 MARIETTA — Going once, going twice, SOLD! With each bang of the gavel, a variety of items will be auctioned to community members that attend the EVE Inc. more »»

Ballet Academy to hold class registration day Saturday

August 25, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Mid-Ohio Valley Ballet Co. and Academy of Fine Arts has announced its 2016-2017 season and Class Registration Day. more »»

Capitol to mark women's suffrage

August 25, 2016 CHARLESTON — The anniversary of women’s suffrage will be celebrated by the West Virginia Women’s Commission noon Friday at the state Capitol. more »»

Grand Central Mall's Earning for Learning begins

August 25, 2016 VIENNA — The Grand Central Mall’s 12th annual Earning for Learning promotional program, which promotes and supports local school districts, has announced a call for submissions. more »»

Repeal of fortune-telling ban passes first reading at Parkersburg City Council

August 24, 2016 PARKERSBURG — With a pair of 5-4 votes, City Council on Tuesday brought back and approved the first reading of a previously rejected ordinance lifting a nearly 70-year-old ban on fortune-telling and... more »»


Dinner August 26, 2016

PARKERSBURG — A baked fish or shrimp dinner will be 6 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Knights of Columbus at 1010 Market St. in downtown Parkersburg.The cost is $9. Call-in orders are welcome by calling 304-428-0331. more »

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