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Blues festival marks holiday

July 3, 2015 MARIETTA — Local officials are inviting people to celebrate America’s birthday weekend with a lineup of blues music and locally brewed beer tonight at the 21st annual Red, White and Brews Festival a... more »»

Flags placed to mark July 4th

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Small American flags are again dotting the landscape in Wood County to celebrate Independence Day, thanks to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Center. more »»

Meeting slated for Neighborhood Watch

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A meeting to obtain information about existing Neighborhood Watch groups and to revitalize or expand groups throughout Wood County has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. more »»

WVU tailgate party to benefit Humane Society

July 2, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Tickets went on sale Wednesday for the fifth annual “WVU Tailwaggin’ Tailgate Party” to benefit the Humane Society of Parkersburg. The event will be Saturday, Aug. more »»

Helping to Heal raises awareness of vet's services

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Despite intermittent rain and cloudy skies, the fourth annual Mid-Ohio Valley Helping to Heal Festival made it through its first full day as a multi-day event on Saturda. more »»

Area to celebrate Fourth of July

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A number of activities are planned in the Mid-Ohio Valley around the Fourth of July holiday. more »»

Students build solar paneled trailer

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Habitat for Humanity will soon utilize solar energy to provide power for jobsite work. more »»

Salvation Army welcomes new leaders

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The new leadership of the Salvation Army has arrived in Parkersburg just when the weather has gotten hot. Majs. Mike and Nettie Morton came to Parkersburg from El Paso, Texas. Lt. more »»

Program can offer help with summer heat

June 28, 2015 MARIETTA — As temperatures climb into the 90s and humidity levels become oppressive, it is the time of the year when eligible households can sign up for assistance to cool their homes. The U.S. more »»

Swim and Play program begins at Marietta Aquatic Center

June 28, 2015 MARIETTA — During this week’s hot, muggy weather local children played a few games and got to take a dip in the pool at no charge as part of the Swim and Play summer program put on by the City of... more »»

Entries sought for chili cookoff

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Entries are being accepted for the Great Bowls of Fire Chili Cookoff sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley. The annual competition will be held from noon-3 p.m. more »»

Entries taken for juried exhibition

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is accepting entries for the 19th biennial West Virginia Juried Exhibition for a show to be on display at Tamarack in in Beckley. more »»

Cole Bros. Circus pitches its tent at Grand Central Mall

June 27, 2015 VIENNA — The Cole Bros. Circus opened Friday for a three-day run behind Sears at the Grand Central Mall. more »»

Helping to Heal weathers rain

June 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Despite an early evening downpour, the 2015 Mid-Ohio Valley Help to Heal Festival opened at Point Park Friday. Jami Womack said the festival was to support the Wounded Warrior Project. more »»

Children learn about rockets

June 27, 2015 VIENNA — The Cornerstone Homeschool Cooperative’s NASA Rocket launch day on Friday was a success with a turnout of about 150 children at Ohio Valley University. more »»

Rodriguez attends fundraiser

June 26, 2015 VIENNA — University of Arizona head football coach Rich Rodriguez returned home to West Virginia to honor Taylor Jones on Thursday. more »»

MOV Work Camp wraps week in area

June 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Volunteers Thursday wrapped up four days of the Mid-Ohio Valley Work Camp, an annual project to help low-income, disabled and elderly homeowners in the Parkersburg are. more »»

Marietta Vice Walking Tour hits road

June 26, 2015 MARIETTA — Picture Marietta at the start of the 20th century when a few hungry robbers broke into an establishment and stole a ham. more »»

New Era School

June 26, 2015 MINERAL WELLS — It was a trip back in history for more than 30 students of the Cornerstone Homeschool Co-op, which serves Wood, Washington, Ritchie and Pleasants counties, as they visited the New Er... more »»

Woman spots bobcat in Reno

June 26, 2015 RENO — A bobcat joined Jenny Bruce for breakfast Thursday morning, thankfully with a window and grass in between the two. Bruce, 68, saw the feline walk across the tree line of her yard near Reno. more »»

 
 
 

 

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