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Casto named DNR Officer of the Year

January 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg Natural Resources Police officer was named Officer of the Year in West Virginia. Jonathan R. more »»

Lincoln exhibit coming in April

January 24, 2015 BELPRE — The Abraham Lincoln “A Man of his Times, A Man for all Times,” traveling exhibit, part of the Ohio & the Civil War 150 Years Later project, will be on display at Farmers Castle Museum... more »»

Marietta remembers Dr. Krause

January 23, 2015 MARIETTA — Many people who knew his name might have considered Marietta native Dr. Richard M. Krause an intimidating figure. more »»

River City Blues Competition seeks bands

January 22, 2015 MARIETTA — The Blues, Jazz & Folk Music Society, organizers of the 23rd annual River City Blues Competition in February, is looking for a few more bands. more »»

Ailing 6-year-old boy gets his gridiron dream

January 19, 2015 MARIETTA — Dodging defenders and eventually being picked up by his uncle, Jackson Patterson, and Skylar Steward, when the mud became too thick to run through, 6-year-old Izic Waterman scored the... more »»

Triplet a father to quadruplets

January 19, 2015 WOOSTER, Ohio — It is an improbable reality that Lowell native Shane Burchett happens to be a natural-born triplet whose grandmother happened to be a twin. more »»

Father & Son Time

January 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG—A local father and son enjoy spending time on the ski slope. Both are certified ski instructors at Timberline Four Seasons Resort. more »»

Programs to mark King Day

January 18, 2015 MARIETTA — A pair of programs are planned at Marietta College and West Virginia University at Parkersburg in connection with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. which falls on Monday. more »»

MOV Shaggers to hold annual dance

January 18, 2015 VIENNA — The Mid-Ohio Valley Shaggers Dance Club will hold its 12th annual “Pinin’ for the Summer” dance on Jan. 31 at the Parkersburg Country Club in Vienna. The dance will be 7-11 p.m. Jan. more »»

Girl starts fundraiser for Humane Society

January 18, 2015 MARIETTA — While 10-year-old Railyn Hanson of Marietta has been in a year-long battle with Crohn’s Disease, she’s started a fundraiser to help animals at the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley. more »»

Dawson Scholarship established

January 18, 2015 GLENVILLE — The Glenville State College Foundation has announced the formation of the Bill and Patsy (Garrett) Dawson Scholarship to support Glenville State students in the education and physical... more »»

New scholarship now available

January 18, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and the Regional Affiliates – Our Community’s Foundation announces the availability of the June Keeper Scholarship. more »»

West Point cadet visits students

January 17, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A West Point cadet from Wood County spoke to students at Fairplains Elementary School on Thursday. more »»

MOVtoZero ramps up for registry week

January 17, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Organizers of the local MOVtoZero campaign to end chronic and veteran homelessness met Friday to start finalizing details for the upcoming effort to register and assess local... more »»

Energy Express looking for mentors for summer

January 17, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Applications are being accepted for mentors and community coordinators for Energy Express, a summer reading and nutrition program. more »»

Wood County Schools spelling bee sends six on to regional competition

January 16, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Seventeen Wood County middle school students competed in the Wood County Schools spelling bee on Thursday evening. more »»

City native reacts to Paris shootings

January 15, 2015 PARIS — Parkersburg native Mary McFarland De Swardt has experienced the best and worst of times in Paris. more »»

Peoples Bank offers Colony restoration a boost

January 15, 2015 MARIETTA — The journey to receive enough funding for a $7.5 million restoration of the Peoples Bank Theatre was a long one, but a recent investment means construction can finally push forward. more »»

Benefit event planned for 2-year-old Whipple girl

January 12, 2015 WHIPPLE — On average, Whipple resident Lindsey Morgenstern finds herself making a trip to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus twice a week for her daughter Hailey’s cancer treatments. more »»

Parkersburg Easter Parade Committee holds meeting

January 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The sixth annual Parkersburg Easter Parade Committee met recently at Francis and Kiki Angelos’ house for appetizers and desserts for the first meeting to plan the 2015 Easter Parade. more »»



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