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Local food program helps 300 kids

January 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The local Child Care Food Program, which serves 10 counties, provides reimbursement for nutritious meals served to 300 children in day care. more »»

Sanctuary House celebrates 16 years

January 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — For a number of years, people have had a place they could go if a loved one was recovering at the hospital or if they were travelers stranded in the Parkersburg area thanks to the... more »»

Former WVU quarterback discusses 'American Sniper' experience

January 26, 2015 LOS ANGELES — Former West Virginia University player Ben Reed is thrilled to be playing Chris Kyle’s father in the Oscar-nominated movie “American Sniper. more »»

Area Catholic schools plan celebrations

January 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg Catholic Schools are celebrating the 41st anniversary of Catholic Schools Week with a number of activities this week. more »»

McKinley: Prison guards need pepper spray

January 26, 2015 WASHINGTON — A U.S. representative from West Virginia is among lawmakers introducing a bill allowing federal corrections workers to carry pepper spray. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.V. more »»

Parkersburg Art Center series in full swing

January 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Local families and children have an outlet to help combat the post-holiday blues and cabin fever with the Parkersburg Art Center’s “Arty Party” series. more »»

Lecture series to be presented

January 25, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History will present a series of speakers in February as part of its 2015 Blennerhassett Winter Lecture Series. more »»

Soldier memorialized at school

January 25, 2015 NEWPORT — A soldier who died in Vietnam was memorialized at a Newport school. Burl Denton Hewitt, a corporal in the U.S. more »»

Free tax filing services available

January 25, 2015 MARIETTA — Three local groups are gearing up to provide free tax filing services for residents. more »»

Community foundation launches its 52nd year

January 24, 2015 VIENNA — With the theme of “Stepping Up! Local Matters,” the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and its regional affiliates in Doddridge, Jackson, the Little Kanawha Area, Mason and Ritchie... more »»

Parkersburg Art Center to host expo, fundraiser

January 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Art Center will be a busy place on Feb. 7. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. that day, the Classic Plastics Toy & Comic Expo will be held at the art center. more »»

Casto named DNR Officer of the Year

January 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg Natural Resources Police officer was named Officer of the Year in West Virginia. Jonathan R. more »»

Lincoln exhibit coming in April

January 24, 2015 BELPRE — The Abraham Lincoln “A Man of his Times, A Man for all Times,” traveling exhibit, part of the Ohio & the Civil War 150 Years Later project, will be on display at Farmers Castle Museum... more »»

Marietta remembers Dr. Krause

January 23, 2015 MARIETTA — Many people who knew his name might have considered Marietta native Dr. Richard M. Krause an intimidating figure. more »»

River City Blues Competition seeks bands

January 22, 2015 MARIETTA — The Blues, Jazz & Folk Music Society, organizers of the 23rd annual River City Blues Competition in February, is looking for a few more bands. more »»

Ailing 6-year-old boy gets his gridiron dream

January 19, 2015 MARIETTA — Dodging defenders and eventually being picked up by his uncle, Jackson Patterson, and Skylar Steward, when the mud became too thick to run through, 6-year-old Izic Waterman scored the... more »»

Triplet a father to quadruplets

January 19, 2015 WOOSTER, Ohio — It is an improbable reality that Lowell native Shane Burchett happens to be a natural-born triplet whose grandmother happened to be a twin. more »»

Father & Son Time

January 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG—A local father and son enjoy spending time on the ski slope. Both are certified ski instructors at Timberline Four Seasons Resort. more »»

Programs to mark King Day

January 18, 2015 MARIETTA — A pair of programs are planned at Marietta College and West Virginia University at Parkersburg in connection with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. which falls on Monday. more »»

MOV Shaggers to hold annual dance

January 18, 2015 VIENNA — The Mid-Ohio Valley Shaggers Dance Club will hold its 12th annual “Pinin’ for the Summer” dance on Jan. 31 at the Parkersburg Country Club in Vienna. The dance will be 7-11 p.m. Jan. more »»



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