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Walk MS set for April 25 in City Park

March 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — In order to create a world free of multiple sclerosis, the Walk MS Virginia-West Virginia Chapter will take place April 25 in Parkersburg City Park. more »»

Special Olympics bowlers hit lanes

March 9, 2015 MARIETTA — More than 90 Special Olympians of all ages bowled for an opportunity go to go a state competition Sunday afternoon. more »»

Sak Paks help fight childhood hunger

March 9, 2015 MINERAL WELLS — Due to a local church congregation and community volunteers, student hunger is being battled at a Wood County school. more »»

Alzheimer's group to hold workshop

March 9, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter, will hold a workshop about normal aging and Alzheimer’s at noon Thursday at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1710 23rd St. more »»

Belpre High School greenhouse blossoms

March 8, 2015 BELPRE — After three years of discussion, planning, fundraising and construction, a new greenhouse was dedicated Saturday at Belpre High School. more »»

Couple buys piece of past with Boreman's sideboard

March 8, 2015 REEDY — There it sat at Mountaineer Auction in Clendenin. A beautiful piece of craftsmanship and woodworking. Over 8-feet tall, 6-feet long and weighing more than 600 pounds. more »»

Images portray Marietta in early 20th century

March 8, 2015 MARIETTA — In early 20th century Marietta, if there was a big event or it was time to take the senior class portraits, there was a good chance Harry P. Fischer was on the scene with his trusty camera. more »»

'Night of Dancing with Stars' slated

March 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Actors Guild of Parkersburg will hold its fourth annual “A Night of Dancing with the Stars” on March 14 at the Parkersburg Art Center at Eighth and Market streets in downtown... more »»

Irish Gathering to be held March 15

March 8, 2015 MARIETTA — Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day and everyone is invited to the 34th annual Irish Gathering on March 15 at the Lafayette Hotel in Mariett. more »»

Artsbridge, jug band share music with kids

March 8, 2015 BELPRE — With thimbles on each finger and a washboard in hand, Roscoe Goose and The Juggernaut Jug Band entertained and educated kindergarten, first- and second-grade students at Belpre Elementary... more »»

Burge to release album at concert

March 7, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Singer/songwriter Todd Burge of Parkersburg is having an album release concert at 8 p.m. Friday at the Parkersburg Art Center. more »»

Easter program grows

March 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Assuming the snowy results of winter storm Thor have melted away and the Easter Bunny isn’t walking around on snowshoes, in less than two weeks spring may have sprung as Parkersburg... more »»

Two students from area in poetry competition

March 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Two students from the region will participate in the 2015 West Virginia Poetry Out Loud competition on Friday and Saturday at the Culture Center in Charleston. more »»

Pickleball craze hits valley

March 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — People who are interested in taking up Pickleball now have the chance every Sunday for the next few months to come out to West Virginia University at Parkersburg to try it. more »»

Jackson, Edison students on way to state history bowl

March 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Students from eight area counties matched wits on state history during the 2015 West Virginia History Bowl RESA V Championships on Saturday. more »»

Cake decorator slated to host class

March 2, 2015 MARIETTA — Ever wondered what skills it takes to make a beautifully decorated cake? Frosting a one-layer vanilla cake with buttercream frosting is just the beginning at a cake decorating class set t... more »»

March a time to put focus on development disabilities

March 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — For almost three decades March has been designated as National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. more »»

Webelos honored for transition to Boy Scouts

March 2, 2015 VIENNA — Cub Scout Pack 104, sponsored by Vienna Baptist Church, recently held its annual crossover ceremony for the Webelos 2 crossing over from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts. more »»

City plans Roaring 20s week

March 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — For those who wish they had lived during the Roaring 20s, well, you’re about to get a week-long education. more »»

Artists paint Peoples Bank Theatre mural

March 1, 2015 MARIETTA — For more than a month, a bright mural created by a local couple, decorated in old typography and bright colors, has graced the front of the Peoples Bank Theatre, a vivid reminder that by... more »»

 
 
 

 

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