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Vienna's Rocks and Docks Festival to raise money for river, flood relief

July 1, 2016 VIENNA — Jim Leach likes to go boating on the Ohio River. He also swims in the Ohio River and enjoys walking along the river watching the peaceful flow of nature. more »»

Mid-Ohio Valley Habitats work to aid affiliate in flooded Greenbrier County

July 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Habitats for Humanity in Wood, Cabell and Monongalia counties have come together today to help an affiliate in flood-ravaged West Virginia. more »»

Ritchie Regional Health Center sites in Parkersburg accept uninsured patients

July 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — With the Good Samaritan Clinic closing this week, one option for area residents without insurance is the Ritchie Regional Health Center campuses at Parkersburg South High School and... more »»

Robert James Brandjes' murder case advances in Parkersburg

July 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — After local officials have waited almost a year, DNA evidence in a 2015 murder case may be available next week. more »»

Parkersburg man sentenced for child porn

July 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg man was sentenced Wednesday to 12.5 years in federal prison for a child pornography crime, acting United States Attorney Carol Casto said. more »»

Belpre Board of Education reviews drug testing policy

July 1, 2016 BELPRE — The Belpre City School District is reviewing a new student drug testing policy for possible action in a few weeks. more »»

Wood County Schools wraps up reading camp

July 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools is wrapping up an early literacy program today which helped boost student reading ability in a fun camp atmosphere. more »»

4-H campers learn skills in Mineral Wells

July 1, 2016 MINERAL WELLS — Participants in the 2016 4-H summer camp in Mineral Wells are learning about leadership and helping others. more »»

Parkersburg fire chief issues fireworks safety tips for the Fourth of July

July 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG – With Independence Day on Monday, residents in the Mid-Ohio Valley are getting ready for the celebration and buying fireworks. more »»

Vienna Public Library: On your mark, get set, read!

July 1, 2016 VIENNA — The Vienna Public Library held an Olympics-themed parade and activities Thursday at Neale Elementary School as part of the library’s summer reading program. more »»

Parkersburg News and Sentinel's Barns and Farms tab taking entries

July 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Send your stories and pictures to The Parkersburg News and Sentinel for the Barns and Farms of the Mid Ohio Valley tab to be published later this month. more »»

Parkersburg Utility Board OKs project funds

June 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Utility Board on Wednesday approved a proposal to use more than $200,000 in excess contingency funds from the ongoing wastewater treatment plant upgrade. more »»

Mid-Ohio Valley agencies support victims of W.Va. floods

June 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Organizations Tuesday announced donations and efforts for flood relief for southern West Virginia. In Parkersburg, United Bank employees will hold a fundraiser 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. more »»

Parkersburg officials reject proposed green committee

June 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A proposal to create a citizens’ advisory committee for green initiatives in Parkersburg was rebuffed in a 3-2 vote by City Council’s Public Works Committee this week. more »»

Williamstown woman wins bronze at Transplant Games of America

June 30, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — A local woman whose life was saved by a liver transplant last year won two medals earlier this month at The Transplant Games of America. more »»

Parkersburg, Marietta humane societies plan benefit

June 30, 2016 MARIETTA — A benefit for the humane societies in Parkersburg and Marietta will be held at the premiere of “The Secret Life of Pets” at 7 p.m. more »»

West Virginia landfill item law changes Friday

June 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The law on disposal of electronic devices such as televisions and computers changes on Friday, the director of the Wood County Solid Waste Authority said. more »»

Summer of Learning

June 30, 2016 MINERAL WELLS — Energy Express helps children during the summer. more »»

Shakespeare by the River begins in Marietta

June 30, 2016 MARIETTA — The third annual Shakespeare by the River program kicks off 8:30 p.m. today at Muskingum Park. This year’s production is “The Taming of the Shrew,” William Shakespeare’s classic play. more »»

Wood County court hears full slate of cases

June 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Two plea hearings and a bond hearing were among cases heard in Wood County Circuit Court Wednesday. * Shirley May Sutphin, 35, 910 Tefft St., Apt. more »»

Marietta officials award armory elevator contract

June 30, 2016 MARIETTA — The contract to install an elevator at the Armory in Marietta will go to G&M Construction Inc. more »»


Cruzefest July 2, 2016

VIENNA – The 12th annual Tweedle's CruzeFest 2016 will be 3-8 p.m. July 2 at Neale Elemetary School at on Grand Central Avenue next to Wendy'sEntry fee is $10 for all makes and models of cars and motorcycles. All entries will get a chance to win a car. more »

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