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Hall advances to National Bee

May 28, 2014 MARIETTA — River Elementary eighth-grader Peyton Hall may be contestant number 193 at the Scripps National Spelling Bee this week, but he is hoping to be No. 1 at the end of the competition Thursda. more »»

Tours, festivals seek volunteers

May 28, 2014 PARKERSBURG—Area residents are being sought to volunteer and support local fairs and festivals this year. more »»

WVDEP honors 4-H groups with awards

May 28, 2014 CAIRO — 4-H groups in Wood County won awards in the annual West Virginia Youth Environmental Day May 17 at North Bend State Park in Cairo. more »»

Salvation Army administrators plan to leave

May 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — After two years at the Salvation Army of Parkersburg, the current administrators in charge of the chapter will be leaving in June for their next posting. Lt. Erik Henry and L. more »»

Color Me Fun Run/Walk 5K

May 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The first Color Me Fun 5K Run/Walk of Parkersburg on Thursday evening was a success, with approximately 700 people racing through downtown for charity. more »»

Free Little Library opens at senior center

May 21, 2014 BELPRE — Members of the Belpre Senior Center, the Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce and city officials joined together Tuesday to open the community’s first Free Little Library at the senior center on... more »»

Scholarships available from Women’s Opportunity Fund

May 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Our Community’s Foundation, the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and the Regional Affiliate Foundations of Doddridge, Ritchie, Jackson, Mason Counties and the Little Kanawha Area... more »»

The Right Path

May 17, 2014 MARIETTA — Locals gobbled down crispy fried fish, coleslaw and homemade french fries Friday evening in support of the Right Path for Washington County’s sixth annual Fish Fry fundraiser at the... more »»

Fashion show benefits cancer patients

May 16, 2014 MARIETTA — When 67-year-old Nancy Markle strutted down the catwalk at the 11th annual Memorial Health Foundation’s “A Night on The Town” Fashion Show, it marked two years since doctors told her she... more »»

First Congregational United Church has come a long way

May 16, 2014 MARIETTA — It was winter of 1796 when original settlers of the Northwest Territory, including Rufus Putnam, banded together to form the First Congregational United Church of Christ on Front Street, ... more »»

Woman shaves head for a cause

May 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A local woman shaved her head on Friday to celebrate raising $1,000 for her Relay for Life team. The annual Relay for Life begins at 7 p.m. Friday at Parkersburg City Park. more »»

Artsbridge program brings kids to art center, Actors Guild

May 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County middle schoolers didn’t just look at art and watch demonstrations of theatrical costuming and makeup techniques Wednesday during the inaugural Arts Encounters program. more »»

Wood County officials ready for cleanup event

May 15, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County’s spring cleanup is scheduled for this Saturday. more »»

Children’s society benefits planned

May 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Jeff Fox is determined to bring live music to Parkersburg, whether the performance is inside a building or outside. At 7 p.m. more »»

Collection held for overseas troops

May 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A group of young cheerleaders is collecting items to donate to the local National Guard to be distributed to troops deployed overseas. more »»

Wood Whispers celebrates 35 years

May 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Schools is celebrating 35 years of Wood Whispers creative writing magazin. more »»

Two Wood students win Young Writers contest

May 10, 2014 CHARLESTON — Two students in Wood County Schools took top honors Friday at the 2014 Young Writers Day at the University of Charleston. more »»

Stamp Out Hunger Drive held today

May 10, 2014 MARIETTA — Mail carriers won’t mind heavy lifting today in the name of a good cause. more »»

Program exposes kids to the arts

May 10, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Arts Encounters, a new program to offer area students a chance to experience different types of art, will he held Wednesday through May 14 in downtown Parkersburg. more »»

Bowden to be featured at Boy Scouts dinner

May 9, 2014 VIENNA — Volunteers gathered Thursday at the Parkersburg Country Club for the kickoff meeting for the 45th annual leadership dinner and fundraising campaign to support area Boy Scout. more »»



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