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Movies in the Park event scheduled

June 4, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Community Resources Inc. is sponsoring Movies in the Park at the Band Shell in City Park on July 11, Aug. 8 and Sept. 12. more »»

Communications group slates Field Day

May 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Emergency Communications will hold its annual Field Day June 28 and 29. Amateur radio operators will gather starting 2 p.m. more »»

Swimmers train for Special Olympics

May 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A swimming team from Parkersburg will compete next week in the annual Summer Games of the West Virginia Special Olympics in Charleston. more »»

Piano recital held at First Lutheran

May 31, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The annual Spring Piano Recital for students of Jan Jemison Smith was given at First Lutheran Church. more »»

Woman walks a thousand miles

May 30, 2014 VIENNA — Valerie Young’s journey of a thousand miles began, yes, with a single step, but also a desire to develop a healthier lifestyle. more »»

Swimming Lessons

May 30, 2014 MARIETTA — Bob Hardison of Marietta Wednesday was sitting on a bench overlooking the Ohio River near the Lafayette Hotel parking lot where he spotted a man swimming across the river from the West... more »»

Marietta, Warren students end school year

May 30, 2014 Friends exchanged goodbye hugs and teachers waved as buses pulled from the curb as the Marietta City and Warren Local school districts let out for summer vacation Thursday. more »»

Mountwood Park plans movie night

May 30, 2014 VOLCANO — Mountwood Park will hold its first Movie Under the Stars of the year at the Mountwood Park Marina on Saturday. more »»

Habitat schedules orientation session

May 30, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Habitat for Humanity will hold an orientation on becoming homeowners at 5 p.m. June 17 at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 903 Charles St. more »»

Humane Society benefit planned

May 29, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Humane Society of Parkersburg will hold its annual Walk Your Paws fundraiser June 7 at shelters 1A and 1B at City Park. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a. more »»

Peyton Hall eliminated from National Spelling Bee

May 29, 2014 WASHINGTON — The winner of the 34th annual Marietta Times Regional Spelling Bee did not advance to semifinal competition Wednesday at the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee. more »»

Remembering Ortt

May 28, 2014 MARIETTA — If you have ever sat beneath the shade of a Marietta tree, swam in a local waterway or watched local wildlife, you owe a debt of gratitude to Marilyn Ortt. more »»

Hall advances to National Bee

May 28, 2014 MARIETTA — River Elementary eighth-grader Peyton Hall may be contestant number 193 at the Scripps National Spelling Bee this week, but he is hoping to be No. 1 at the end of the competition Thursda. more »»

Tours, festivals seek volunteers

May 28, 2014 PARKERSBURG—Area residents are being sought to volunteer and support local fairs and festivals this year. more »»

WVDEP honors 4-H groups with awards

May 28, 2014 CAIRO — 4-H groups in Wood County won awards in the annual West Virginia Youth Environmental Day May 17 at North Bend State Park in Cairo. more »»

Salvation Army administrators plan to leave

May 24, 2014 PARKERSBURG — After two years at the Salvation Army of Parkersburg, the current administrators in charge of the chapter will be leaving in June for their next posting. Lt. Erik Henry and L. more »»

Color Me Fun Run/Walk 5K

May 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The first Color Me Fun 5K Run/Walk of Parkersburg on Thursday evening was a success, with approximately 700 people racing through downtown for charity. more »»

Free Little Library opens at senior center

May 21, 2014 BELPRE — Members of the Belpre Senior Center, the Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce and city officials joined together Tuesday to open the community’s first Free Little Library at the senior center on... more »»

Scholarships available from Women’s Opportunity Fund

May 21, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Our Community’s Foundation, the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and the Regional Affiliate Foundations of Doddridge, Ritchie, Jackson, Mason Counties and the Little Kanawha Area... more »»

The Right Path

May 17, 2014 MARIETTA — Locals gobbled down crispy fried fish, coleslaw and homemade french fries Friday evening in support of the Right Path for Washington County’s sixth annual Fish Fry fundraiser at the... more »»



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