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Look at aquatic life

June 22, 2014 In just a few weeks temperatures will get uncomfortably warm. A great source of thermal relief is a spring-fed stream where one can wallow on a hot summer day. more »»

Bermuda sloop part five: Gap in the sails

June 22, 2014 In my quest to create a Bermuda sloop in a series of tiny Xs on a piece of soft bread cloth, I managed to mess up my pattern. Messing up is not unusual for me. more »»

Food for friends

June 22, 2014 Some weeks are crazy and then some weeks are beyond crazy. We had to interrupt our two week stay in New York to return home for husband Norm’s mother’s birthday part. more »»

Shindig aims at youth homeless issue

June 21, 2014 I enjoyed last Saturday’s Shindig music festival at the Ohio River Rowing Club at 19th and Keever street. more »»

Springs, ice houses help keep valley residents cool

June 21, 2014 Ice We must positively admonish those of our citizens who have ice houses, but have not filled them, not to let slip the first opportunity that may offer for securing this article of luxury. more »»

Candidates’ denials not credible

June 16, 2014 How were we to know? That has become a popular line among Democrats running for the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in West Virginia. more »»

Failing a promise to our vets

June 15, 2014 During last week’s Parkersburg City Council meeting, Council President John Rockhold made a comment regarding council members’ reluctance to second a motion to approve a reading. more »»

Historical society asks for community’s help

June 15, 2014 HAPPY FATHER’S DAY The first Father’s Day was celebrated June 19, 1910. more »»

King delves into everyday thriller

June 15, 2014 Stephen King takes a break from the paranormal stories and delves into an everyday thriller of a former police officer and a serial killer matching wits in “Mr. Mercedes. more »»

Beavers can be seen on quiet water from canoe

June 15, 2014 Though large and common, beavers are seldom seen unless you know where to look. The best time to see beavers is at dusk on a summer evening. more »»

Indians describe the legend of ‘Canyon Dancer’

June 15, 2014 Canyon Dancer His coal black eyes reflected the brimstone fire of hell So grew the legend of Canyon Dancer The Indian braves would tell. more »»

Journey to take back or improve your health

June 15, 2014 Jeff Adams, Nutritionist is certified in Nutrition. In addition to his degree in nutrition he received education and specialized studies at top universities including Duke, Florida, Chicago, and Penn. more »»

Honoring our special men on Father’s Day

June 15, 2014 Happy Father’s Day! This is the day the father is the King of the Castle! So be good to him — don’t talk back or ask to borrow the car if you are of that age. more »»

Appalachian Artisan

June 15, 2014 It seems like there should be nothing easier than cross stitching when someone who is not familiar with the process glances at a piece in progress. more »»

Muskingum Valley Safety Town a success

June 15, 2014 Another successful summer session of Muskingum Valley Safety Town has drawn to a close, with more than 90 pre-kindergarteners participating. more »»

Church of Christ vacation bible school scheduled

June 15, 2014 The Church of Christ will be having a Vacation Bible School beginning at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, June 22, and meeting each evening at 7 p.m., Sunday through Wednesday, June 25. more »»

Miss USA contestant recalls friend

June 14, 2014 Miss West Virginia USA Charisse Haislop of Parkersburg kept Taylor Jones close to her heart during the Miss USA pageant last Sunday in Baton Rouge, La. more »»

Rail connections big business for area

June 14, 2014 Building the “Cradle”: What those car-trucks are for — local paper’s wild guess A number of car trucks have been shipped here and conveyed to the incline of the L.K.R.R. more »»

Dems hope to outspend Jenkins

June 9, 2014 It didn’t take long for outside cash to come flooding into West Virginia in support of a candidate for Congress. What at first seems surprising is the beneficiary — Rep. more »»

A drug-free future in W.Va.

June 8, 2014 One of the persistent complaints from young people beginning to contemplate their economic futures is that there are simply no jobs available to keep them in West Virginia. more »»



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