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Book Review: Some new Amish reads

August 14, 2016 Jennifer Beckstrand continues her Honeybee Sisters series with “A Bee in Her Bonne. more »»

Fourth graders recognized

August 14, 2016 These fourth grade students in Mrs. more »»

Enjoy last bit of summer

August 14, 2016 August is marching right along! We expect this to be a hot month, but it doesn’t have to be THAT hot!! About December or January, it would be nice to have some of this heat! I guess we are never... more »»

Favorite recipes for summer dinners

August 14, 2016 Here are a few favorite recipes to fix for dinner! *** Brunswick Stew 1 pound ground beef 3-4 cups rotisserie chicken 1/2 cup barbecue sauce 1/2 cup ketchup 2 14.75-ounce cans creamed corn 1 15. more »»

Tablets should not replace textbooks

August 14, 2016 With everyone always having their hands on some kind of technological gadget, the idea of tablets taking the place of textbooks in schools makes sense to many people. more »»

Thoughts on my Downtown PKB experience

August 14, 2016 As a senior marketing major at Ohio Northern University from Marietta, I took the risk of finding a summer internship around the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

'Clubhouse' to open at art center

August 13, 2016 Five local artists have created “Explore the Clubhouse,” an interactive art exhibit opening Aug. 19 at the Parkersburg Art Center. more »»

Thrills fade from fairgrounds

August 13, 2016 July 31, 1909 — The lady balloonist who has been secured to make the ascensions and parachutes leaps each day of the fair, is said to be one of the most daring aeronauts in the business. *** Sep. more »»

Is Hillary scared of West Virginia?

August 8, 2016 Is Hillary Clinton worried West Virginia coal miners may be able to convince other Americans that if she’s elected president, they’re next? In view of the attention the Mountain State and our miners... more »»

Getting the Olympic spirit

August 7, 2016 Depending on where you do your research, you will discover that the tallest female gymnast to compete in the Olympic games is either France’s Kathleen Lindor or Russia’s Svetlana Khorkina. more »»

Canning recipes for summer harvesting

August 7, 2016 Are you enjoying these last few days of summer vacation? The ads for school supplies and school clothes are reminding everyone that the school year is about to start. more »»

Baking desserts for summer fun

August 7, 2016 Try some new recipes at dessert time! *** Peach Delight 1 box vanilla instant pudding mix 1 cup sour cream 1 cup milk 1 box yellow cake mix 6-8 fresh peaches, peeled and sliced 1 large carton frozen... more »»

Summer reads for last bit of vacation

August 7, 2016 Summer is winding down, so its time to grab a book and use up some of that last bit of vacation time! From author Beth Kendrick comes another story from the magical town of Black Dog Bay in “Once... more »»

Third graders receive awards for school year

August 7, 2016 These third grade students in Mrs. more »»

Don't be fooled by hummingbird moths

August 7, 2016 Juvenile hummingbirds began leaving their nests about two weeks ago, so activity at my nectar feeders has surged. more »»

New Chamber members added

August 7, 2016 We’ve welcomed brand-new businesses to our community as well as shared in the excitement of having existing businesses join the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley this year. As of Au. more »»

Corra to teach in Middle East

August 6, 2016 Beth Corra is trading the green landscape of Wood County for the desert and Persian Gulf of the Middle East. more »»

Fairgrounds prove big draw

August 6, 2016 The following excerpts, originally taken from articles in the Parkersburg News and Parkersburg Sentinel, were found in the book titled “Shattuck Park Fairground, 1906-1926,” by Betty Mills and Joann... more »»

Joker, Harley Quinn take center stage in 'Suicide Squad'

August 4, 2016 It was probably sometime before “Fresh Prince” the last time Will Smith was no higher than the third-leading attraction in a movie. more »»

Fairs, festivals worth the funding

August 1, 2016 It took some doing, but the cow finally “mooed” for me. It was the first time my granddaughter had ever heard the sound a cow really makes. It also was the first time she’d ever touched a sheep. more »»

 
 
 

 

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