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Taste of Parkersburg to be held June 4

May 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The 11th annual Taste of Parkersburg will be June 4, bringing top quality food and wines to downtown Parkersburg. more »»

Pools in search of lifeguards

May 20, 2016 Area swimming pool managers are diving into summer head first in search of lifeguards, with some deeming finding qualified applicants harder than in years past. more »»

Store manager forfeits beard for charity

May 20, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The manager of a local Par Mar location offered the opportunity to shave off his beard if his customers raised so much money for the Children’s Home Society of West Virginia. more »»

Wood Schools names summer meal sites

May 20, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education has announced sites for the Summer Food Service Program. These sites are open to all children, ages 18 and younger, without cost. more »»

Bike to Work Day ride set for today

May 20, 2016 PARKERSBURG — In recognition of Bike to Work Day, residents are encouraged to pedal to work today instead of drive. more »»

Wood Whispers announces student winners

May 20, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools has announced the student winners of the 2016 Wood Whispers creative writing magazine. more »»

Rain date set for Planting Day

May 20, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Because of the high chance of rain for Saturday, the South Parkersburg Library has announced that Sunday will be the rain date for its Community Planting Day event. more »»

Credit union to host pet adoption

May 20, 2016 BELPRE — Riverview Credit Union and the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley will hold a pet Adopt-A-Thon to promote the adoption and foster of local shelter animals 11 a.m.-2 p.m. more »»

Walk for Health set for Monday

May 20, 2016 MARIETTA — Ewing School in Marietta will hold its first Walk for Health at 12:30 p.m. Monday. The walk encourages students to begin a habit of walking for good health. more »»

Point Park Marketplace opens community garden

May 19, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Although Wednesday felt more like March than May, it is planting time for some things according to the calendar. more »»

Youth of the Year

May 19, 2016 VIENNA — This year’s West Virginia Youth of the Year is Alyssa Jenkins, 18, of Parkersburg. more »»

Sisters Health Foundation awards grants

May 19, 2016 PARKERSBURG —Twenty-nine nonprofit organizations in the Mid-Ohio Valley received grants from the Sisters Health Foundation, the foundation announced Wednesda. more »»

Food preservation workshops planned

May 19, 2016 PARKERSBURG —Food preservation workshops will be held in the coming months through the West Virginia University Extension Service. more »»

Mom uses comics event for food drive, lesson for her children

May 16, 2016 PARKERSBURG — May 7 was just like every other Saturday for devoted single mother Tiffany Melvin of Parkersburg. more »»

Emerson student to get funds for school

May 16, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A fifth-grader at Emerson School at 1 p.m. Tuesday will receive $500 from the “When I Grow Up” essay contest sponsored by the West Virginia treasurer. more »»

PSHS band program enjoys successful year

May 16, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The 2015-2016 school term has been another landmark year of success for the Parkersburg South High School Band program. Led by director Eric . more »»

Kiwanis Club hears update on K-Kids projects

May 16, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Christen Wilson, K-Kids parent volunteer at Neale Elementary School, spoke at the recent meeting of the Kiwanis Club of North Parkersburg. more »»

WVU coach to keynote annual dinner

May 14, 2016 VIENNA — A West Virginia University football coach will be the keynote speaker at the Boys and Girls Club of Parkersburg annual dinner 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Grand Pointe Conference Center. more »»

'Beds for Babies' seeks donations

May 9, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Donations of new baby cribs and mattresses, along with new or gently used bassinets and pack ‘n plays, are being sought this month for the Mid-Ohio Valley Gabriel Project’s second... more »»

Library needs volunteers for outdoor project

May 9, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The South Parkersburg Library is having a Community Planting Day on May 21 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of a larger project to establish a community outdoor space at the facility. more »»



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