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Local students attend Dancerpalooza classes

August 27, 2014 VIENNA — Lexi Wynn and Trista Stanley, dancers at Gel’s Dance Centres in Marietta and Vienna, attended Dancerpalooza in Long Beach, Calif., July 23-27, on scholarships. more »»

Winkler coming to Jackson County

August 23, 2014 RIPLEY — Actor and writer Henry Winkler, who played The Fonz on “Happy Days,” will be in Jackson County schools in October. more »»

Ice Bucket Challenge

August 23, 2014 VIENNA — In keeping up with the trend to raise awareness, support and funds for research, area schools participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge Frida. more »»

Twin Rivers Baptist finally finds home

August 23, 2014 MARIETTA — Hidden back from Ohio 821 at 110 D.A.V. Road lies Twin Rivers Baptist Church, which was founded nearly 20 years ago. more »»

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to visit Marietta on Nov. 18

August 22, 2014 MARIETTA — The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will be in Marietta on Nov. 18, officials announced on Thursday. Marietta is among 20 communities from Minnesota to Washington, D.C. more »»

Parade looking for help with flag

August 21, 2014 MARIETTA — Volunteers are needed to carry a large American flag during the Washington County Fair Parade. more »»

Tour offers Rampp family a history lesson

August 21, 2014 MARIETTA — When local resident and history lover Jann Adams was tasked with helping a family research its roots in Marietta for a reunion, she wanted to do more than jot down important names and... more »»

Alzheimer's group to hold free workshops

August 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Alzheimer’s Association West Virginia Chapter will hold free community workshops for newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers. more »»

Locals get soaked to raise money for research

August 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — In recent weeks, the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) has been sweeping the country as celebrities, business leaders and many others of al... more »»

Parkersburg man receives 'Quilt of Valor'

August 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Charles Shepherd, a World War II and Korea War veteran, has a new special way to ward off the cold this winter after he was presented with a Quilt of Valor on Monday. more »»

Volunteers sought to help with Vietnam memorial

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Volunteers will be needed to help those who visit to pay their respects when the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall arrives in Parkersburg later this month, an organizer said. more »»

Nine win prizes at festival talent show

August 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Nine contestants won cash and trophies at TheNewsCenter–Parkersburg Homecoming Talent Show on Saturday. more »»

Parade helps sweeten life at Waterford Fair

August 16, 2014 WATERFORD — There are two types of people at any given parade: those who throw the candy and those who collect it. more »»

Parkersburg native to show work at Art Center

August 16, 2014 PARKERSBURG — “Building Bridges,” an exhibit of works by artist Janis Archer McCracken, will open Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Parkersburg Art Center. more »»

Troop 16 has cleaned up at Homecoming for 32 years

August 16, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Cleaning up after thousands of people downtown for Homecoming is a dirty job, but for 32 years, the members, leaders and parents of Boy Scout Troop 16 have been the ones to do it. more »»

'Honor Wall' celebrates veterans

August 16, 2014 MARIETTA — Photos of soldiers in combat gear, framed orders to go to war, icons of each U.S. military branch and many other patriotic bits line two halls of Harmar Hill’s Marietta Cente. more »»

17 singers, 2 dance acts to compete in talent show

August 16, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Rookies, nationally touring acts and veteran local musicians will be on the Suddenlink Stage at the Parkersburg Homecoming Festival at 2 p.m. today. more »»

Alexander on country music scene

August 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Country music singer/songwriter Dean Alexander, a Parkersburg native, has the material to write songs. He has faced enough tragedies and troubles in his life to fill several CDs. more »»

Hogs receive attention at Waterford Fair

August 15, 2014 WATERFORD — Amid laughter, small talk and parents giving directions were the loud squeals and quiet chuffing of pigs during Thursday morning’s festivities at the Waterford Fair. more »»

Marietta to play Warren in United Way benefit

August 15, 2014 MARIETTA — The Marietta High Tigers will once again face off with Warren High’s Warriors Sept. 5 in the third annual United Way of Washington County Bowl Game Campaign Kickoff at Warren High School. more »»



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