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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 »»

Annual Youth Expo draws hundreds to City Park

August 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Hundreds gathered in Parkersburg City Park for the eighth annual Youth Expo Frida. more »»

'Stuff the Bus' effort ongoing

August 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — As the start of school in the area is but a mere two weeks away, the “Stuff the Bus” campaign continues to receive donations of school supplies. more »»

Hale formally installed as judge

August 1, 2015 LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Parkersburg High School graduate has been installed as a U.S. District Court judge in Kentucky David J. Hale was born in Fort Campbell, Ky. more »»

Civic Leaders program honored

August 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — For four years, young adults in the Mid-Ohio Valley have gained experience and knowledge by working with businesses and agencies each summer through the Civic Leaders Fellowship Progra... more »»

Child Advocate Center outgrows offices

August 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Children’s Listening Place Inc. Child Advocacy Center has outgrown its temporary headquarters on Market Street and is moving to a new location at 4421 Emerson Ave. more »»

Wood County BOE to meet Tuesday

August 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education will meet Tuesday to discuss and vote on personnel issues. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. more »»


Lighthouse Collectors Weekend August 2, 2015

BELPRE – The Belpre Historical Society is sponsoring a Lighthouse Collectors Weekend from noon-5 p.m. Aug. 1 and 1-5 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Richard Thomas Museum Annex.The annex is next door to the Belpre Farmers' Castle Museum Education Center at 509 Ridge St., Belpre. more »

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