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Belleville writer wins international translation competition

November 28, 2013 BELLEVILLE — Belleville native Randi Ward’s English translation of Toroddur Poulsen’s poetry collection, “Fjalir”, has won The Nadia Christensen Prize in The American-Scandinavian Foundation’s 34th... more »»

W.Va. calendar includes photo by local student

November 28, 2013 WILLIAMSTOWN — A photograph by Danny Gallaher of Wood County has been selected for the “Roadsides in Bloom” 2014 calendar sponsored by the state Department of Environmental Protection. more »»

Runners hot for Turkey Trot

November 27, 2013 PARKERSBURG — For hundreds, maybe thousands, of Mid-Ohio Valley residents, the longtime traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner is preceded by the traditional Turkey Trot at City Park. more »»

Henderson Hall all decked out for Christmas tours

November 27, 2013 BOAZ — A warm fire in the hearth, hot Wassail, homemade fudge, cookies and a picturesque Christmas tree will welcome visitors to Henderson Hall Plantation during the hall’s special holiday tours... more »»

Volunteers prepare for Thanksgiving meals

November 27, 2013 MARIETTA — Thanksgiving Day brings about the desire for camaraderie, good food and a hearty celebration, and several free community meals Thursday will help make that desire a reality. more »»

Local writer to have signing

November 27, 2013 GLENVILLE — Parkersburg native Kevin Ranson will be present for a book signing of his novel, “The Matriarch,” from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Glenville State College Bookstore. more »»

Weather postpones area luggage drive

November 27, 2013 PARKERSBURG — The Give Thanks and Carry On luggage collection drive in Parkersburg has been postponed until Dec. 5 because of bad weather. The drive, being held by U.S. more »»

Marietta College puts focus on AIDS

November 27, 2013 MARIETTA — The Diversity Inclusion Office at Marietta Collegewill host AIDS Awareness week starting Monday. The schedule is: * Monday, 11 a.m.-1 p.. more »»

Parkersburg woman marks 100th birthday

November 25, 2013 PARKERSBURG — Sometimes the ordinary can lead to the extraordinary as a Parkersburg woman marked her 100th birthday on Sunda. more »»

Belpre Area Ministries continues to serve needs

November 25, 2013 * Editor’s Note: This is the next in a series of stories on the member agencies of the United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

W.Va. native aids in Philippines recovery

November 23, 2013 MANILA —Megan Gyongyosi took a break Friday from assembling food packages for relief supplies to answer her phone. more »»

Local figures recall Kennedy election, assassination

November 23, 2013 PARKERSBURG — The son of a local attorney remembered his father’s lead role in West Virginia to elect John F. Kennedy president. William H. more »»

Local church giving back to community

November 23, 2013 PARKERSBURG — Six years ago, Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, began serving Thanksgiving lunch to the underprivileged. more »»

Baptist minister Bailey worked to get JFK elected

November 22, 2013 PARKERSBURG — The Rev. Harley E. Bailey was happy when John F. Kennedy was elected President of the United States in 1960. more »»

Putnam students, families share early Thanksgiving meal

November 22, 2013 MARIETTA — When a cafeteria worker for AVI Food Systems suggested a Thanksgiving meal for Putnam Elementary students and their families, Principal Jona Hall thought it was a great idea. more »»

Residents offer up aid for typhoon victims

November 22, 2013 MARIETTA — Though he is sending money contributed by fellow Marietta Bible College students to help with typhoon relief in his native Philippines, Donel Rodriguez longs to do more. more »»

Vickers gives back with food

November 22, 2013 MARIETTA — Cooking up a storm and coordinating outreach programs for her church are just some of the ways retired nurse Nancy Vickers stays busy. more »»

WVU-P, DuPont seek input for award

November 21, 2013 PARKERSBURG — West Virginia University at Parkersburg and DuPont Washington Works are accepting nominations for a co-sponsored Mid-Ohio Valley Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy award. more »»

Job fair for veterans scheduled for Dec. 4

November 20, 2013 VIENNA — A job fair designed to help veterans find employment will be held in Vienna in early December. Two years ago, the U.S. more »»

National Guard displays custom motorcycle

November 20, 2013 VIENNA — In conjunction with the relocation of the West Virginia Army National Guard recruiting office to the Grand Central Mall, the community branch of the military had a specially made motorcycle... more »»



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