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Getting the most from your burgers and dogs

July 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Hamburgers and hot dogs may be standard fare for folks cooking out this Independence Day, but the way they’re prepared is what makes them stand out. more »»

Kolankiewicz writes second chapbook

June 28, 2014 MARIETTA — Sandra Kolankiewicz, an assistant professor of English at West Virginia University at Parkersburg, has a second chapbook coming out, “The Way You Will Go,” now available for pre-ordering... more »»

Entries being accepted for teen, queen contests

June 28, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Entries will be accepted until July 9 for the Parkersburg Homecoming Festival 30th annual Teen & Queen pageant, officials said. The pageant will be held 6 p.m. more »»

Contestants to vie for scholarships at W.Va. pageant

June 28, 2014 MINERAL WELLS — The 2014 Miss West Virginia Interstate Fair & Exposition Scholarship Pageant will be held 7 p.m. today at the Blennerhassett Elementary Center, 448 Jewel Road. more »»

Pre-Civil War home burns in Belleville

June 26, 2014 BELLEVILLE — One of the last intact pre-Civil War homes in southern Wood County burned to the ground Tuesday night after firefighters determined the home was beyond saving, officials said. more »»

'Wet and Wild' adds splash of fun to educational efforts

June 26, 2014 MARIETTA — School may be out for the summer, but this week local rivers, critters and history are the main subjects for area children attending the “Wet and Wild” camp at the Ohio River Museum. more »»

Work Camp Underway

June 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Resembling a hive of worker bees, volunteers with this summer’s Mid-Ohio Valley Work Camp project swarmed over a Vaughan Avenue residence Wednesday giving it a facelift with a new coat... more »»

Yard sale benefit planned

June 26, 2014 MARIETTA — When Amanda Wingrove’s 11-year-old son Logan was diagnosed with Asberger’s syndrome, a form of autism, at the age of 9, she didn’t know where to go for help. more »»

Eddys win Band-Aid jingle contest

June 26, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Mary, Jake and Carter Eddy of Parkersburg are the winners. Mary Eddy has been notified that she and her sons Jake, 14, and Carter, 10, have won the national Band-Aid jingle contest. more »»

H.E.A.P./Summer Crisis Program provides help

June 26, 2014 MARIETTA — Applications for the H.E.A.P./Summer Crisis Program will be taken 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at 218 Putnam St., Marietta, and in Morgan County 8 a.m.-4 p.m. more »»

Living History

June 25, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Re-enactors will descend upon Blennerhassett Island today through Saturday for the Rendezvous on the River living history event, officials said. more »»

Casa Nueva patron donations top $35K

June 25, 2014 ATHENS, Ohio — Casa Nueva, a restaurant in Athens, announced that its customers have donated more than $35,000 to area food-based charities since September 2012. more »»

Teams gather to 'Skate for a Cure'

June 25, 2014 The second annual “Skate For A Cure” took place on Sunday, June 1, at Skate Countr. more »»

Salvation Army leadership energized

June 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The new commanders of the Salvation Army of Parkersburg are looking forward to getting started. more »»

Ballet company helps pupils start lives out on right foot

June 24, 2014 MARIETTA — For more than three decades, dancers from the Mid-Ohio Valley Ballet Company of Parkersburg have graced the stage in original and classic shows while contributing to the arts education of... more »»

Cycle course focuses on basics

June 24, 2014 MARIETTA — The total of motorcycle accidents dropped in 2012 compare to 2008, according to the state of Ohio. more »»

Westbrook grant aimed at homeless

June 24, 2014 WASHINGTON — Westbrook Health Services has been awarded two grants to help the homeless on the road back. U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller, along with Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va. more »»

Leadership Seminar

June 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg High School’s Big Red football team got a taste of military discipline Friday during a Marine Corps Leadership Seminar. Sgt. Maj. more »»

Tractor pull event carries weight at festival

June 21, 2014 BEVERLY — During night two of Beverly-Waterford’s Homecoming, one draw for many was the never-before-seen tractor pulls, a first for the longtime event. more »»

Multi-Cultural Festival prep nears completion

June 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Setup for the 19th annual Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival began Thursday despite threats of rain in the evening hour. more »»

 
 
 

 

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