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Wood County 4-H holds annual awards banquet

November 17, 2014 MINERAL WELLS — Wood County 4-H celebrated its 4-H members and volunteer leaders at the annual Awards Banquet on Nov. 4 at the Butcher Bend 4-H Campground. The event was sponsored by Wesbanco. more »»

Secret Christmas Project needs aid

November 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Arc of the Mid-Ohio Valley is preparing for its annual Secret Christmas project which serves individuals with intellectual, cognitive or related developmental disabilities in need... more »»

Parkersburg Red Wings slate holiday show

November 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Christmas show was so popular last year the Parkersburg High School Red Wing Dance Team is doing it again, an organizer said. more »»

Non-profit organizations receive grant funding

November 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Through its fall grant program, the Sisters of St. Joseph Charitable Fund chose 26 non-profit organizations throughout the Mid-Ohio Valley to receive funding. more »»

Artist Show and Holiday Sale

November 15, 2014 MARIETTA — Marietta resident Charles Pridgeon went to the Lafayette Hotel to have dinner Friday evening and unexpectedly found himself looking through colorful, hand-carved canes in the hotel’s... more »»

Parkersburg native helps out amputees

November 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Daniel Hill has a passion for helping amputees. He understands the challenges people who lose arms and legs face in today’s world. more »»

WVU-P concert to be held Saturday

November 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The music department at West Virginia University at Parkersburg will present “An Evening of Poetry and the Piano” 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s United Methodist Churc. more »»

Cities move Christmas parades to Dec. 6

November 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The annual Christmas parades in Parkersburg and Vienna will be held on Dec. 6, a week earlier than in previous years, officials from both cities said on Wednesday. more »»

Grainger donates to Red Cross

November 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Mid-Ohio Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross has received a $10,000 donation from the Grainger Foundation. more »»

Financial help available to cover heating costs

November 13, 2014 MARIETTA — Washington-Morgan Community Action is offering one-time assistance through the Home Energy Assistance Program, according to Carrie McNamee, director of senior and community service. more »»

Zombies ready to walk for WSCC

November 13, 2014 MARIETTA — Halloween has passed, but anyone with a passion for the undead can keep in the spirit Saturday during Washington State Community College’s inaugural Zombie 3K, a run and fun walk sponsore... more »»

Teague writes about the Bible

November 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A retired Williamstown artist has written a book to teach the Bible using language people will understand. more »»

Sites named to collect coats

November 12, 2014 MARIETTA — Through Dec. 15, residents can drop coats, gloves or other warm-weather apparel at a variety of barrels placed throughout Marietta, Reno and Belpr. more »»

Veteran recalls Omaha Beach

November 11, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The events leading to and around the D-Day landing in 1944 are as clear today as they were then, when Duke Atkinson, 90, of Parkersburg was 19. more »»

Effort takes aim at veteran, chronic homelessness

November 7, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The man standing under the railroad trestle at Sixth and Ann streets Thursday held a sign unlike the ones most people found there carry. It read: “Zero is Coming.” Tim Baer, P.A.T.. more »»

Medal of Honor recipient to speak to students

November 7, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Medal of Honor recipient will be the keynote speaker Monday at a Veterans Day assembly at Parkersburg South High School. more »»

Mall puts non-profit groups in spotlight

November 7, 2014 VIENNA — Twenty-three local non-profit organizations will participate in the Grand Central Mall’s Magical Season of Giving from noon-4 p.m. Saturday. more »»

SleepOut to aid homeless youth

November 5, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Children’s Home Society of West Virginia is sponsoring its first Parkersburg SleepOut event Saturday to raise awareness and funds for local homeless youth. more »»

Swisher to receive Bob Feller award

November 5, 2014 WASHINGTON — Nick Swisher of the Cleveland Indians, a Parkersburg High School graduate, will receive the 2014 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award today in the nation’s capital. more »»

Groups receive Sour Mash funds

November 4, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Money raised through this year’s Sour Mash Memorial Golf Tournament in July was presented Monday to help local programs and organizations. more »»



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