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Parade starts celebration

June 20, 2014 BEVERLY — Camaraderie, friendship and community, mixed with food and fun times, made up the opening of the 68th annual Beverly-Waterford Homecoming Thursday night, with the festivities to continue... more »»

Summer movie night at Mountwood

June 20, 2014 VOLCANO — Summer movie night at Mountwood Park on Saturday will feature the movie “Ice Age 4” for $5 admission, officials said. more »»

Alzheimer’s Disease observance begins

June 20, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter is encouraging residents to wear purple today and Saturday for its Longest Day observance to honor those facing Alzheimer’s Disease. more »»

Hockenberry gets keys to smart home

June 19, 2014 NEWPORT TWP. — After years of fundraising and construction, Army Cpl. more »»

Homecoming events to kick off in Beverly

June 19, 2014 BEVERLY — Born and raised in Hackney, Brad Webb, 43, remembers being just a young boy and getting a thrill out of seeing the banner of the Beverly-Waterford Homecoming Parade make its way down the... more »»

Dairy Barn to celebrate 100 years with project

June 19, 2014 ATHENS — The Dairy Barn will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a new exhibition, Art We Use, from 5-7 p.m. today. more »»

Pursuit of History

June 18, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Historical and Preservation Society is sponsoring a raffle to raise funds to purchase the historic Phelps-Tavenner house. more »»

Safetytown offers vital lessons

June 18, 2014 MARIETTA — Learning not to talk to strangers, when it’s safe to cross the street and that police officers aren’t really going to take a child to jail for not eating vegetables are just a few things... more »»

Tickets on sale for Homecoming benefit

June 17, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Tickets for the Rubber Ducky drawing went on sale Monday at locations throughout the area as a fundraiser for the Parkersburg Homecoming Festival, set for Aug. more »»

Island celebrating West Virginia Day

June 17, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Blennerhassett Island will celebrate West Virginia’s birthday Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The celebration will resonate with the report from artillery with re-enactors from the 17th Va. more »»

'Hillbilly Squares' contestants sought

June 17, 2014 CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame is looking for two contestants, a man and a woman, for its after-hours “Hillbilly Squares” show on June 24. more »»

Kids Day Picnic

June 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Deputy Sheriff’s Association’s Kids Day Picnic at City Park Friday had inflatables, games, free food, face-painting and a bicycle giveaway, but none of those activities... more »»

Community Foundation grant deadline Sept. 1

June 14, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Our Community’s Foundation — The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and the Regional Affiliates of Doddridge, Ritchie, Jackson, Mason Counties and the Little Kanawha Area — will... more »»

Inspiration Queen

June 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A local 8-year-old girl was named West Virginia State Inspirational Queen for helping other children in hospitals deal with the stress of their stay. more »»

Celebration in the Park begins today

June 13, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — The 18th annual Celebration in the Park will be held 6-9 p.m. today and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday at Tomlinson Park. A car show will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. more »»

Mother, daughter to enter pageant

June 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — When Sara Taylor signed her 2-year-old daughter, Grace, up for the 2014 Pure American state pageant, she had no plans of being a contestant herself. more »»

WVU Extension to be celebrated

June 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — West Virginia University Extension in Wood County at 6 p.m. today will mark the centennial celebration of the cooperative extension service. more »»

Festival entertainers announced

June 11, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The headliners for this year’s Parkersburg Homecoming Festival will bring a touch of classic country and rock ‘n’ roll to downtown Parkersburg from Aug. more »»

Volunteers sought for River Sweep

June 11, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Volunteers are being sought for the 25th annual Ohio River Sweep on June 21 along the Ohio River in Wood and Washington counties. more »»

Reading camp dives into books

June 11, 2014 MARIETTA — With most of the area’s schools officially on summer break, camp season is rapidly taking over many students’ summer schedules. more »»

 
 

 

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