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WVU-P to host arts fest Monday

March 19, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Hundreds of regional school children with disabilities will participate in the 18th annual Very Spectacular Arts Festival at West Virginia University at Parkersbur. more »»

Parkersburg women, state reps attend arthritis event

March 19, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Two women from Parkersburg participated in the 2016 National Arthritis Foundation Advocacy Summit March 14-15 in Washington, D.C. more »»

Wood County students to benefit from scholarships

March 19, 2016 MORGANTOWN — Mary “Mickey” Welch understands the importance of education. more »»

Senior citizens, elementary students team up for crafts

March 18, 2016 MARIETTA — Leprechaun hats and loads of green could be seen in Nicole Maxon’s second-grade classroom at Phillips Elementary School Wednesday as a group of Marietta seniors played young at heart,... more »»

Songwriters invited to perform at Marietta theater

March 18, 2016 MARIETTA — A Song Colony Showcase featuring Tyler Childers will be held tonight at the Peoples Bank Theatre in Mariett. more »»

Regional spelling bee on Friday

March 17, 2016 MARIETTA — “Buzz” words take on a whole new meaning as more than 50 area students are fervently flying through their list of words for Friday’s regional spelling bee. more »»

Japanese art on display at MC

March 14, 2016 MARIETTA — With art, what seems simplistic is often not. more »»

River group to gather at annual dinner

March 14, 2016 MARIETTA — For the first time, one organization dedicated to preserving a vital part of the area will meet for what it hopes to become an annual tradition. more »»

'Dancing with the Stars' slated

March 13, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Six pairs of local “celebrities” and “pros” will compete March 19 in the fifth annual “A Night of Dancing with the Stars” at the Parkersburg Art Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Eagle Scout creates outdoor classroom

March 13, 2016 VIENNA — The road to Eagle Scout for a local Boy Scout took him through Jackson Park in Vienna where he helped create a new outdoor classroom space which will be used to teach people about the great... more »»

Mall sets Safety Day for March 19

March 12, 2016 VIENNA— For a fifth year, local safety experts will come together to educate the community with a fun, hands-on, family approach during Grand Central Mall’s Safety Day from noon-3 p.m. more »»

PHS to hold Easter egg hunt

March 12, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The annual Parkersburg Spring Celebration will be held Tuesday on the front lawn of Parkersburg High School. The event, which begins at 6 p.m., is free and open to the public. more »»

Ribbon-cutting set for Belpre Bike Route

March 12, 2016 BELPRE — The city of Belpre will commemorate the new Belpre Bike Route in a grand opening and ribbon cutting at 5:30 p.m. March 21 at the parking lot of the Belpre Senior Cente. more »»

DuPont donates to S.T.E.M. efforts

March 11, 2016 WASHINGTON, W.Va. — The DuPont Community Fund only allots a certain amount of donations to each site, but a couple of engineers at the Washington Works plant were apparently rather persuasive. more »»

Oak Grove VFD turns 60

March 11, 2016 OAK GROVE — The passion for community service is a long, withstanding burn for those in the Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department. more »»

Wilkin to exhibit at art center

March 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A new exhibition of collages by Harpers Ferry artist Cathy Wilkin will open Friday, March 18, at the Parkersburg Art Center. more »»

Marietta College announces Learning in Retirement classes

March 11, 2016 MARIETTA — Subjects which will be taught in the spring session of the Learning in Retirement program at Marietta College have been announced. more »»

Perine celebrates 100th birthday, family

March 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Even though Rachel Perine celebrated her 100th birthday on Tuesday and has a distinction no one else has in West Virginia, she did not want all the attention to be on her. more »»

Locals to receive Governor’s Arts Awards

March 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Residents and organizations from the region will be honored today at the Governor’s Arts Awards Gala at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston. more »»

Six prepare for regional spelling bee

March 6, 2016 VIENNA — A half-dozen Wood County students are preparing themselves for the 36th annual Marietta Times Regional Spelling Bee 7 p.m. March 18 at Marietta High School. more »»



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