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Children study river bugs, history at museum camps

June 25, 2015 MARIETTA — “Whoa!” “Look at that!” “Cool!” These were just some of the expressions uttered by the youth participants in a three-day summer camp at the Ohio River and Campus Martius museums Wednesda. more »»

Torch run raises Special Olympics Ohio funds

June 25, 2015 MARIETTA — Carrying the “Flame of Hope” high as they led area law enforcement officers through Marietta Wednesday, Special Olympians Alicia Lee and Josh Donahue kicked off the city’s leg of the Law... more »»

Campers to learn rocket science

June 25, 2015 VIENNA — All systems are go for the Cornerstone Homeschool Cooperative’s NASA Rocket Launch Day from 9-11:30 a.m. Friday on the main campus of Ohio Valley University. more »»

Prickett’s Fort offers taste of history

June 25, 2015 FAIRMONT — Frontier Virginia comes alive at Prickett’s Fort State Park near Fairmont. more »»

Churches prepping summer picnics

June 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Picnics and summer go hand in hand. Churches like to picnic in the summer. Churches also like to share food, whether it’s sharing with its own membership or feeding a neighborhood. more »»

Marietta student ready for journey to China

June 22, 2015 MARIETTA — For one who has loved the history and cultures of Asia since she was a little girl, Nora Torbett, 16, of Marietta, is delighted to soon be on her way to China for an expenses-paid... more »»

Residents discuss Father's Day

June 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG — For 106 years, families in the United States have set aside a day to honor fathers and reflect on the role a father plays in the lives of the home and their children. more »»

Spirits shine at MOV Multi-Cultural Festival in spite of rain

June 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Despite continuing forecasts for rain and storms, the 20th annual Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival continued Saturday with hundreds of people sampling foods, entertainment and... more »»

'Longest Day' sheds light on Alzheimer's

June 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG — At cities around West Virginia, the Alzheimer’s Association is marking today as The Longest Day, a sunrise-to-sunset event to honor those facing Alzheimer’s with strength, passion and... more »»

Parkersburg gains roller derby team

June 21, 2015 PARKERSBURG — For those old enough to remember, do you recall Saturday morning roller derby? Banked track, men and women on skates, flying elbow, hip check into the rail, and with just enough of an... more »»

Art and Craft Fair to be held

June 21, 2015 RIPLEY — The 52nd annual Mountain State Art and Craft Fair will be July 2-4 at the Cedar Lakes Conference Center near Ripley. Ticket prices are $7 for adults and $3 for childre. more »»

Festivals, socials, history fill calendars

June 21, 2015 MARIETTA — Between murder mysteries and ghost treks, boat adventures and live music, the summer of 2015 will be a busy one in Marietta and its surrounding area. more »»

Sisters bring bluegrass to China on tour

June 21, 2015 SARDIS — A sisterly duo from Sardis recently did a 10-day tour of China; but not only did they see some sights, they brought a taste of traditional bluegrass to an Asian market, giving many their... more »»

PSHS student wins four-year scholarship

June 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg South High School student has won a four-year full scholarship to West Virginia Wesleyan. more »»

Dr. Loretto Auvil dead at age 83

June 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Dr. Loretto R. Auvil, 83, a long-practicing physician on Parkersburg’s south side, passed away from complications of pancreatic cancer on Thursday evening, her family said. more »»

United donates $10K to Greenmont School

June 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — United Bank has made a $10,000 donation to Greenmont Elementary School to fund the renovations at the school playground. more »»

United Way has prescription for savings

June 20, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley and FamilyWize has announced savings of $1.3 million in everyday prescription costs for local residents. more »»

Safetytown

June 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — About 55 incoming first-graders learned about safety and responsibility this week at the annual Parkersburg SafetyTown. more »»

Kids learn rules in miniature city

June 19, 2015 MARIETTA — Evacuating a bus, stopping at stop signs and buckling seat belts are among the many rules children attending the 37th annual Samuel R. more »»

Quincy land swap OK’d

June 17, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Two votes on the same motion during an Urban Renewal Authority meeting Tuesday appeared to finalize a land swap around the Quincy Hill steps, although some members thought it was... more »»

 
 
 

 

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