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OVU launches 'Movember' effort

November 4, 2014 VIENNA — Students at Ohio Valley University this month will raise funds and awareness of testicular cancer, prostate cancer and men’s mental health with the global Movember Foundation movemen. more »»

Students recognized during JROTC event

November 1, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Students were recognized during Parkersburg High School’s Navy JROTC biannual inspection on Wednesday, officials said. more »»

Free concert part of String Day at WHS

November 1, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — West Virginia students will gather in Williamstown today for intense musical training in stringed instruments, officials said. more »»

Wood Habitat given $120K in donations

November 1, 2014 VIENNA — Wood County Habitat for Humanity has received $120,000 in donations for its “Caring Campaign” following Monday’s “An Evening of Thanksgiving” at CJ’s Italian Restaurant. more »»

CASA sponsoring fundraiser on Nov. 13

October 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — For the 10th year, the local nonprofit Voices for Children Court Appointed Special Advocate Program is sponsoring a Murder Mystery Dinner Theater fundraiser. The event will be Nov. more »»

Easter Seals to hold Festival of Trees auction

October 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — With the holiday season right around the corner, Easter Seals invites area residents to the 28th annual Easter Seals’ Festival of Trees auction on Tuesday, Dec. more »»

Marketplace to hold Halloween event

October 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Point Park Marketplace, 113 Ann St., will be celebrating Halloween today with live music and vendors giving away candy to those who arrive in costum. more »»

Salvation Army seeks donations for food pantry

October 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Salvation Army of Parkersburg is facing a shortage in its food pantry as the holidays approach. more »»

McKinley students make book for principal

October 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Lessons in language turned into an exercise in appreciation as McKinley Elementary students wrote and drew a book about how much they like their principal. more »»

Try-Again Homes sponsoring 5K race in City Park

October 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Try-Again Homes is sponsoring a race on Saturday, Nov. 1 at City Park in Parkersburg. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the 5K race begins at 10:30 a.m. more »»

Jefferson Elementary staff helps with Habitat project

October 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Staff at Jefferson Elementary Center on Oct. 25 helped a family from the school community. more »»

Smoot addresses 'Piano Man' issue

October 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The date of “The Piano Man,” a show at the Smoot Theater, has been incorrectly advertised, the executive director of the historic showplace said on Wednesday. The show will be at 8 p.. more »»

Local communities to mark Halloween

October 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Numerous communities in the region will observe Halloween with trick or treat today. Parkersburg, Belpre, Williamstown, Vienna and Beverly will observe trick or treat 6-7:30 p.m. St. more »»

Collins named Miss Belpre in Bloom

October 29, 2014 BELPRE— Ten girls got to show the best of what the Belpre community has to offer during the fourth annual Miss Belpre in Bloom contest Tuesday at Belpre Elementary School. more »»

Garden Dedicated

October 29, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Erik Musgrave isn’t the first young man to try to revive Madison Elementary School’s garden as his Eagle Scout project. more »»

Winkler shares struggles, successes

October 17, 2014 RAVENSWOOD — Henry Winkler may be best known to many as Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli, but it’s his real-life role as an author that’s winning him a new generation of fans and allowing him to share a... more »»

Band-O-Rama set for Saturday

October 17, 2014 MARIETTA — Music fans of all ages will be able to sit back and enjoy the hard work of 13 high school marching bands at this year’s 53rd Band-O-Rama on Saturday. more »»

Towns avoid Friday for Trick or Treat

October 15, 2014 MARIETTA — Communities are holding Trick or Treat on Thursday, Oct. 30, instead of Friday Oct. 31, which is Halloween, but when high school football games are played. more »»

Olympic events special to all involved

October 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — For many of the parents of Special Olympics athletes, it is the joy of seeing their child participate and succeed that they always take away from each event. more »»

Apple butter fest stirs up fans

October 13, 2014 BELPRE — Many people came to Belpre over the weekend to get an understanding of how apple butter is mad. more »»



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