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FFA serves hog at roast

February 26, 2015 WATERFORD — For more than a decade, the Waterford High School FFA has been dedicating a day to serve up fresh-off-the-spit barbecue to its community at the group’s hog roast. more »»

Conner brings Margaret Mitchell to life as part of series

February 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A local living history performer recounted the life and times of the author of one of the most popular novels of all time Sunday at the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History. more »»

Ohio man wins blues contest in Marietta

February 23, 2015 MARIETTA — A solo blues artist from Ohio was the winner of the 23rd annual River City Blues Competition on Saturday at the Lafayette Hotel in downtown Marietta. more »»

Area woman fares well in W.Va. photo contest

February 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A St. Marys woman is among the winners of a statewide photography contest sponsored by the West Virginia Division of Tourism. more »»

Papale set for Community Leadership Dinner

February 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Vince Papale, the inspiration for the 2006 Walt Disney movie “Invincible,” will be the feature speaker for the Allohak Council’s 46th annual Mid-Ohio Valley Leadership Dinner on April ... more »»

Majestic home's builder was a key player in Marietta's past

February 22, 2015 MARIETTA — Sitting back from Ohio 60 just outside Marietta, shrouded amongst the trees sits a 20th century home built by William W. Mills for his wife, Betse. more »»

CPR classes available

February 22, 2015 MARIETTA — Thousands of people have already donned red this February to raise money and awareness for women’s heart health issues. more »»

Retired biologist receives award

February 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A retired biologist from Smithville, W.Va., has received the National Wild Turkey Federation’s Wayne Bailey Lifetime Achievement Award. William M. Healy, who retired from the U.S. more »»

Group helping local child get liver transplant

February 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG — An organization is raising funds for a 1-year-old girl from Wood County who needs a liver transplant. more »»

Child Advocate Center growing

February 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Since opening in July, The Children’s Listening Place Inc. Child Advocacy Center has continued to grow, literally outgrowing its current Market Street location. more »»

Marietta ready, happy to experience the blues

February 21, 2015 MARIETTA — The atmosphere was lively, loud and fun at the 23rd annual River City Blues Pre-Competition Party Night Friday at the Lafayette Hotel, an introduction to the Saturday line-up of... more »»

WWII vet headed to awards ceremony

February 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG— A customer greeter from the Wal-Mart in Parkersburg who served in the Merchant Marines during World War II will be heading to New York City Tuesday, on behalf of the company, to attend ... more »»

Winterize Your Pipes

February 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — To say it is cold outside, well, that would be the major understatement of 2015 so far. The high temperature predicted today is from 14 to 17. more »»

Free cleanings to raise gum disease awareness

February 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg periodontist is offering free cleanings to celebrate gum disease awareness. “We’re hoping to help out a lot of people,” said Dr. Richard Newhart. more »»

Chocolate at the Betsey savors success

February 16, 2015 MARIETTA — Chocolate hazlenut-filled croissants, decadent brownies, chocolate eclairs and cannolis were just a few of more than 100 chocolate-inspired desserts that filled the Betsey Mills Club with... more »»

Burks digs into history of island

February 16, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Just beneath the surface of a seemingly ordinary field can lay artifacts and other indicators that can delve deep into the history of an area like Blennerhassett Island Historical Stat... more »»

Carlin's Battery observes 8th anniversary

February 15, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Carlin’s Battery, Wood County’s Civil War reenactment unit, is celebrating its eighth year of servic. more »»

Blues Fest to be held Feb. 20-21

February 15, 2015 MARIETTA — A variety of blues acts from throughout the region will compete in the 23rd annual River City Ohio Blues Competition on Feb. 20-21 at the Lafayette Hotel in downtown Marietta. more »»

Ohio native Erdman celebrates 112th birthday

February 14, 2015 GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Not many senior citizens can say they’ve seen it all. Las Vegas would have to drop even money when it comes to what Edith Evelyn Erdman has seen. more »»

Robinsons: Love is what keeps us together

February 14, 2015 BELPRE — A month before Valentine’s Day, Robert and Janet Robinson of Belpre celebrated 54 years of love and marriage. On Jan. more »»



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