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Wreaths to honor veterans

November 13, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Leavitt Funeral Home again this year is the local sponsor of Wreaths Across America, a project for families in the area to honor veterans buried in VA cemeteries across the U.S. more »»

Parkersburg native wins award with novel

November 9, 2015 CHICAGO — “Old Heart,” a novel by former Parkersburg resident Peter Ferry, has been awarded first place in the traditional fiction novel category by the Chicago Writers Association for 2015. more »»

Veterans Day events slated

November 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A number of parades and ceremonies are planned for Wednesday in honor of Veterans Day throughout the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

Annual Love Lights tree to be lit Nov. 17

November 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The lighting of the annual Love Lights tree benefiting Housecalls Hospice will be 6 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Parkersburg Art Center, 725 Market S. more »»

Salvation Army starts kettle campaign

November 8, 2015 MARIETTA — The commanders at the Salvation Army can’t get rid of the ringing in their ears this time of year. Capts. Aaron Moore and Wanessa Moore coordinate the Salvation Army’s red kettle campaig. more »»

Parkersburg Christmas Parade accepting applications

November 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Organizers of the 2015 edition of the Parkersburg Christmas Parade are accepting float and unit applications for the yuletide event. more »»

Bank raises $68,308 for food bank

November 8, 2015 MARIETTA — Peoples Bank customers, vendors, and employees recently raised $68,308 for local food banks in Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky. more »»

Workshop on Alzheimer's Disease to be held Tuesday

November 8, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A free one-hour workshop on the warning signs of Alzheimer’s Disease will be held next week in Parkersburg as part of the National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month activities in... more »»

Kids the stars of theater program

November 7, 2015 MARIETTA — From set design to costumes and running lines, students at the Ely Chapman Education Foundation are learning the gamut of theater through a program offered during the after-school hours. more »»

Peace Corps Memories

November 6, 2015 MARIETTA — As she sat in Emanuel’s Bakery & Diner in Marietta drinking coffee, the Latin music of the little shop on Front Street brought back memories of the two years Mattie Howard, 26, of New... more »»

Mall to tout local nonprofits

November 6, 2015 VIENNA — Twenty local nonprofit organizations will share the spotlight 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Grand Central Mall’s Non-Profit Showcase. more »»

WPD officers grow beards to raise money

November 6, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — Residents of Williamstown may notice some local police officers are a little scruffier than usual in the coming weeks. more »»

Vigil for football player tonight

November 5, 2015 POMEROY — The death of a 9-year-old Ohio boy who collapsed this week at a youth football practice is under investigation by law enforcement officials. more »»

United Way, Dominion challenge schools to raise funds

November 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley and Dominion Hope have joined again to challenge students and fans of Parkersburg and Parkersburg South high schools to raise the most... more »»

Poetry collection by Vietnam vet published

November 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — One man’s collection of poems while serving in Vietnam has been put together in a book. Gary Farnsworth, of Parkersburg, said the poems were written while he was serving in the U.S. more »»

More young adults returning to area

November 2, 2015 MARIETTA — During a 14-year-period of her life, 34-year-old Washington County native Erin Brewer was averaging one move per year, hopping to different job opportunities in Ohio’s largest cities and... more »»

Dentist taking aim at treats, tooth decay

November 2, 2015 MARIETTA — A dental practice from Marietta is challenging trick or treaters to put their money where their mouth is. more »»

CCMC honors Dr. Loretto Auvil

November 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Camden Clark Medical Center has posthumously honored Dr. Loretto Auvil during a meeting of the medical executive staff at the hospital on Oct. 20. more »»

How to prep your garden for winter

November 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — As autumn settles in, people are preparing their gardens for the winter months to be ready for planting next spring. Plenty can be done to get the soil ready for sprin. more »»

Frazier to present program

November 1, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg native and musical composer Maestro Luke Frazier will present an original program Nov. 13 at the Smoot Theatre in Parkersburg to benefit Artsbridge. more »»



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