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Eleven Wood County natives have taken West Virginia pageant titles

July 31, 2016 PARKERSBURG — With all the local pageants coming up, contestants from Wood County have done well in the major Miss America, Miss America USA and Mrs. America USA competitions in West Virgini. more »»

Documentary being produced on Mid-Ohio Valley trolley lines

July 31, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A man whose father filmed the trolley between Williamstown, Parkersburg and Marietta is creating a documentary video from the 16 mm footage and related still images. more »»

Costuming, sets need prep time at Parkersburg Actors Guild

July 31, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Director Charlie Matthews has never been involved in a production of so massive a scale than “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” the latest Parkersburg Actors Guild production. more »»

Memorial Health System to honor hospital volunteers

July 31, 2016 MARIETTA — Over 160 volunteers who donate their time to helping patients, visitors and staff at Memorial Health System will be honored at a recognition dinner at the Lafayette Hotel on Aug. 4. more »»

Michael Jackson impersonator, local talent to take stage at Ohio River Sternwheel Festival

July 30, 2016 MARIETTA — The Ohio River Sternwheel Festival has announced its headline entertainment for the 2016 festival taking place Sept. 9-11 at the Ohio River Levee in downtown Marietta. more »»

Parkersburg High School, Parkersburg South High School receive grants from 7-Eleven

July 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg South and Parkersburg High schools will receive $711 grants from the local 7-Elevens through the Project A-Game progra. more »»

Marine Corps League group named after late Marietta councilman

July 30, 2016 MARIETTA — The newest detachment of the Marine Corps League in Ohio is named after a veteran of World War II who served on Marietta City Council. The Marine Corps League Sgt. more »»

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation honors civic leader grads

July 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG – The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Friday recognized participants in its fifth Civic Leaders Fellowship Program at the Blennerhassett Hotel. more »»

Marietta Noon Lions Club to collect school supplies for students

July 30, 2016 MARIETTA — The Marietta Noon Lions Club starting Monday will collect school supplies for students in need in Marietta City Schools. Through Au. more »»

Ohio River Ferryboat Festival takes place in Sistersville Saturday

July 29, 2016 SISTERSVILLE — Capt. Herman “Bo” Hause keeps his eyes on the Ohio River as he steers the city of Sistersville II ferry toward the landing. more »»

Tyler County bridge honors Vietnam veteran

July 29, 2016 MIDDLEBOURNE — Vietnam veterans, family and residents honored the memory of a Tyler County soldier by naming a bridge after him. more »»

Teams prep for Disc Golf championship in Williamstown

July 29, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — Veterans Park in Williamstown is hosting the West Virginia Disc Golf state championships Saturday and Sunday. Singles competition is scheduled for Saturday and doubles for Sunda. more »»

Capt. Mark King retiring from Wood County Sheriff’s Office

July 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Capt. Mark King is retiring today after nearly 39 years with the Wood County Sheriff’s Offic. more »»

Parkersburg's City Park to host Youth Expo Friday

July 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The ninth annual Youth Expo will be 4-7 p.m. Friday at City Park in Parkersburg. more »»

Artsbridge Summer Music in the Park concerts continue

July 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Artsbridge Summer Music in the Park concert series continues 7 p.m. today with The Proclaimers and The Williams Family at City Park in the band shell. more »»

'Shaggin' By the River' dance to be held in Vienna

July 28, 2016 VIENNA — The Mid-Ohio Valley Shaggers Dance Club will hold its 13th annual “Shaggin’ By the River” dance from 3-11 p.m. more »»

Marietta's Harmar Days Street Festival turns 30 this year

July 28, 2016 MARIETTA — The sound of train whistles and cheering of local community members will kick off this weekend’s two-day celebration of the 2016 Harmar Days Street Festival on Saturda. more »»

MoCo Arts in the Park to be held in McConnelsville

July 28, 2016 MCCONNELSVILLE, Ohio — For 48 years, the Howard Chandler Christy Art Guild has held its annual arts and crafts festival at The Grove, in McConnelsville. more »»

Ravenswood High School graduate recalls time in Kenya

July 25, 2016 PARKERSBURG — While many college students spend their summer working, with friends or taking classes, some take the time to give back and make a differenc. more »»

Parkersburg couple cosplays for visits to hospitals, conventions

July 24, 2016 PARKERSBURG —Superman has inspired and helped people around since his comic creation on June 1, 193. more »»

 
 
 

 

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