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Alpaca farmers to demo spinning

January 8, 2016 MARIETTA — Native to the mountainous regions of South America, the alpaca has long been bred for the use of its hair fibers for knitted and woven wares. more »»

'Legally Blonde' auditions set

January 8, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Actors Guild of Parkersburg will hold auditions for the stage show “Legally Blonde: The Musical” at 7 p.m. Jan. 17 and 18 in the Actors Guild Rehearsal Hall, 724 Market St. more »»

Mountaineer plans North Bend visit

January 7, 2016 CAIRO — West Virginia University Mountaineer mascot Michael Garcia will be at North Bend State Park 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday. more »»

Healthy eating classes scheduled

January 7, 2016 MARIETTA — For the first time, a local agency dedicated to healthy eating will offer classes that feature hands-on cooking lessons, nutrition expertise and tips on how families can make the healthy... more »»

Marietta family welcomes New Year's addition

January 7, 2016 MARIETTA — A Marietta family didn’t expect to be ringing in the new year with an addition to their family, but were very happy to welcome their second daughter in the final hour of New Year’s Da. more »»

Volunteers sought for eagle survey

January 7, 2016 HINTON — The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers for its 11th annual Winter Eagle Survey on Saturday at Pipestem State Park. more »»

New year offers volunteer opportunities

January 4, 2016 MARIETTA — Anyone who might not be interested in the typical weight loss goals associated with New Year’s or those who might just want to add another resolution to give back have a variety of... more »»

Vaudeville, movie house, community theater — Smoot evolves with the times

January 3, 2016 PARKERSBURG — When the Smoot Theatre was built by the Smoot family in 1926 the Vaudeville circuit was filling Parkersburg theaters with up to five shows a day. more »»

Blues competition seeks acts

January 3, 2016 MARIETTA — The Blues, Jazz and Folk Music Society will host its 24th annual River City Ohio Blues Competition in February and is seeking local and regional blues acts to vie for the chance to perfor... more »»

Latrobe Mission seeking help

January 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Before the leaders of the Latrobe Street Mission can move forward with some of their ideas, they need to permanently fix the leaking roof over their heads. more »»

Kathleen Mitchell celebrates 100th birthday

January 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Kathleen Mitchell of The Wyngate in Parkersburg celebrated her 100th birthday on Dec. 27. The occasion was marked by her friends and church family at S. more »»

Marietta's castle brings history to life

December 27, 2015 MARIETTA — A potter, Nathaniel Clark, set up business at the edge of town in 1808 and began making pots and bowls to hold the goods of a growing Mariett. more »»

New Year's Eve activities slated

December 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Mid-Ohio Valley residents will have a number of activities and events to choose from as they celebrate the end of 2015 and the arrival of 2016 on New Year’s Eve. more »»

Peoples Bancorp Foundation announces $44,500 for local United Way offices

December 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Peoples Bancorp Foundation has donated $44,500 to 21 regional United Way offices throughout its markets in Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia. more »»

Applications being accepted to portray historical figures

December 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Humanities Council is accepting applications from individuals interested in portraying historical figures for its History Alive! program. more »»

Scholarship set to honor Green Beret

December 24, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN —The family of an Army veteran from Williamstown who died earlier this year has set up a memorial scholarship fund to annually benefit a Williamstown High School graduate. more »»

'Stomper' book raises money

December 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — In early December, William B. more »»

MHS grads gather at open house

December 21, 2015 MARIETTA — On the final day of the year before students departed for winter break, Marietta High School’s National Honor Society hosted its annual alumni open house Friday, with the highlight being... more »»

St. Xavier has towered over Market Street since 1869

December 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church on Market Street has more than a physical connection with the historic railroad bridge that passes nearby. more »»

Theaters prepare for 2016

December 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Actors Guild of Parkersburg and the Mid-Ohio Valley Players are preparing for the second parts of their 2015-2016 seasons, both with new productions kicking off in January. more »»

 
 
 

 

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