Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Facebook | Twitter | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
Tomato gardening tips from new book

February 22, 2015 With spring on its way soon (please spring, get here soon!) now is the time that many people start thinking about their gardens. more »»

Humane Society plans expansion

February 21, 2015 The Humane Society of Parkersburg plans to expand its shelter with the continued support of the community. more »»

Views on slavery varied in valley

February 21, 2015 Henry Burke, noted local Underground Railroad historian, wrote the following about William “Uncle Billy” Peyton: Uncle Billy was a huge man who could out work any two ordinary men for most of his... more »»

Obey the law during investigations

February 16, 2015 Normally my monthly column is about allegedly haunted locations, discussing the locations’ history with current day paranormal encounters along with my personal experiences. more »»

Folks trying to do a job

February 15, 2015 It’s the holiday season. No, really: Valentine’s Day, Presidents Day, Mardi Gras, Ash Wednesday, Chinese New Year ... pitchers and catchers report. more »»

Asking the question, ‘Why not West Virginia?’

February 15, 2015 I have often been told that time is relative. Certainly at different points in my life, I’ve had days that seemed to fly by in the blink of an eye and days that felt like they stretched for years. more »»

Developing a great downtown neighborhood

February 15, 2015 A recent news series airing on NPR Radio is taking a look at urban communities attempting to rebuild themselves into more vibrant neighborhoods. more »»

Two new novels for women

February 15, 2015 Beth Kendrick returns to Black Dog Bay, the town where the recently divorced or newly singles go to heal their broken hearts, with “New Uses for Old Boyfriends. more »»

Nesting season has begun for birds

February 15, 2015 It may be mid-winter, but the nesting season for birds is underway. Great horned owls and bald eagles are already incubating eggs. Smaller songbirds wait until spring to begin nesting. more »»

Central Junction

February 15, 2015 A mile and a half strip of forgotten road that lay parallel to the Seaboard Rail Line just outside of Savannah. more »»

Presidents from left to right

February 15, 2015 George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are drowning in candy and flowers. Every year, Cupid passionately steals the February spotlight. more »»

A variety of doughnut recipes to try

February 15, 2015 Is your Valentine’s Day box of chocolates already eaten or did you hide some to enjoy later? If you ate them all, if it was a generous box, you don’t want to know how many calories you consumed. more »»

Purse — part ten: creating back

February 15, 2015 I’m nearing the end of my long-running project to make my own purse. more »»

Wine, distillery trail opening soon

February 14, 2015 The Country Roads Wine and Distillery Trail, stretching from Jackson to Wood counties, is expected to open this year, hopefully by spring, according to those working on the tourism projec. more »»

Love was in the air in Parkersburg

February 14, 2015 Beautifully gorgeous was the sunless sky; the last notes of the summer birds fell upon the ear as they retired to their resting places in the forest, and everything whispered of love, as I stood wit... more »»

A common-sense immunization bill

February 9, 2015 Most people ought to have their children immunized against certain diseases, including measles, mumps, etc. That’s one issue on which the science really is settled. more »»

Maintaining access to information

February 8, 2015 Last Thursday, members of the West Virginia Press Association gathered in Charleston for a breakfast with members of the Legislature, and to hear from Gov. more »»

Weather wreaks havoc on Chamber activities

February 8, 2015 We’ve learned the hard way not to schedule too many Chamber activities in January as Mother Nature usually gets the better of us and we end up having to reschedule everything in the first quarter of... more »»

New thriller mysteries will give readers the chills

February 8, 2015 Two new thriller mysteries will give readers the chills! First is Lou Berney’s “The Long and Faraway Gone. more »»

The stars of Ground Hog Day

February 8, 2015 Ground Hog Day is all about an overgrown ground squirrel surviving winter. more »»



I am looking for:
News, Blogs & Events Web