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Breast cancer survivors share their stories

October 13, 2014 MARIETTA — One in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime, but with the death rate of breast cancer declining since 1989, there is strong evidence that those who are... more »»

Red Cross, Fire Dept. to hand out smoke detectors

October 11, 2014 PARKERSBURG — In an effort to keep residents safe from the devastation of losing everything in a fire, the Mid-Ohio Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is teaming up with the Parkersburg Fire... more »»

Photographs wanted for Hometown Spirit

October 11, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Two, four, six, eight! Who you gonna’ appreciate? The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and its annual Hometown Spirit. more »»

Pro wrestling series continues today

October 11, 2014 MARIETTA — Pro wrestlers will beat themselves senseless as the Throwdown for the Pound series continues at 7 p.m. today at the Marietta Middle School gymnasium. more »»

Local fire departments organize fundraiser

October 11, 2014 MARIETTA — Marietta and Parkersburg residents can aid in a good cause and help their respective fire departments in a friendly competition through October. more »»

Vienna native's film spotlighted at festival

October 11, 2014 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Vienna native Kevin Wines is a member of a creative team that won eight awards at the Knoxville Film Festival last month. more »»

St. Mary Parish Festival expands

October 11, 2014 MARIETTA — This year’s St. Mary Catholic School Parish Fall Festival has been expanded. more »»

'Walk for Life' will take place Sunday

October 11, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Women’s Care Center will hold its 19th annual Walk for Life 12:30 p.m. Sunday at City Park. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. at the large picnic shelter next to the log cabin. more »»

Facility readies open house

October 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — As the 50th anniversary of SW Resources continues, the organization will open its doors for an open house and public tours next week. The open house and tours will be held 2-4 p.. more »»

Veterans' stories being accepted for publication

October 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg News and Sentinel is again asking veterans and residents of the Mid-Ohio Valley to submit their stories of their military service in the annual Veterans tab to be... more »»

Olympians, city ready for Fall Games

October 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Nearly 450 Special Olympics athletes from 24 West Virginia counties will gather in Parkersburg today through Sunday for the 2014 Special Olympics West Virginia Fall Game. more »»

Belpre in Bloom program receives accolades

October 10, 2014 BELPRE — The Belpre in Bloom program received recommendations and accolades from the umbrella organization last weekend during the annual America in Bloom Educational Symposium and Awards Program in... more »»

Grant workshops to be offered

October 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Sisters of St. Joseph Charitable Fund and Our Community’s Foundation - The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and the Regional Affiliates will hold free grant workshop 1-3 p.m. more »»

Bravo! Breast Cancer Awareness

October 10, 2014 Artists with the Parkersburg Arts Center guided breast cancer survivors, family, friends and supporters in exploring their creative sides during a celebration and breast cancer awareness event calle... more »»

VFW national commander visits Vienna post

October 10, 2014 VIENNA — America will be ill-prepared to fight its enemies like ISIS unless the sequestration cuts to the military are restored, the National Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars said Thursday. more »»

Social media site to host breast cancer Q&A

October 9, 2014 MARTINSBURG — West Virginia University is using social media to provide information and resources about cancer. more »»

Chili cookoff moved from Point Park

October 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Like the post office, the Great Bowls of Fire chili cookoff will not be stopped by the weather. more »»

Group celebrates 40 years

October 9, 2014 MARIETTA — When the Marietta Community Foundation formed in January 1974, it was by prominent community leaders Carl Broughton and Hayward Strecker. more »»

Naming committee seeks public's input

October 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Facility Naming Committee appointed by the Wood County Board of Education to consider the request of the Erickson Stadium Committee to name the home-side bleachers at Erickson for... more »»

Bicycling event set for Saturday

October 9, 2014 MARIETTA — The River Valley Mountain Bike Association will hold its free Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day 9:30 a.m. Saturday on the city trails in Marietta. more »»



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