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Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History acquires telescope owned by Harman Blennerhassett

August 14, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A long-sought artifact of Blennerhassett history has found its way back home to Parkersburg, over 200 years after leaving the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

Wirt County Fair draws crowds

August 14, 2016 ELIZABETH — Every year the Wirt County Fair has its 100-foot long banana split sundae to hand out the kids and their parents, but this year due to the heat, the fair was not able to do that. more »»

Economic impact of Parkersburg Homecoming widespread

August 14, 2016 By EVAN BEVINS ebevins@newsandsentinel. more »»

Local endocrinologist Frank Schwartz works on diabetes research

August 14, 2016 ATHENS — A local endocrinologist is splitting his time between patients in Parkersburg and research at Ohio University that he hopes will change the way diabetes is monitored and treated. Dr. more »»

Parkersburg cardiologist Stan Pamfilis publishes physics book

August 14, 2016 PARKERSBURG —Parkersburg cardiologist Dr. more »»

Muskingum Drive mansion getting restoration to former look

August 14, 2016 MARIETTA — History is coming to life as the mansion on the hill off of Muskingum Drive is finding its roots once more through a historical restoration. more »»

November ballot set in Ohio

August 14, 2016 MARIETTA — November election ballots are set as the deadline passed Wednesday for candidates to file and run in local races, including Washington County Common Pleas judge, prosecutor and sheriff ... more »»

Marietta Marquettes bring dance team back to MHS

August 14, 2016 MARIETTA — It had been 24 years since the Marietta Marquettes performed on Marietta High School’s home field, until Sydney Beavers, a soon-to-be senior at MHS, decided it was time the high school ha... more »»

Properties raise city concerns

August 14, 2016 MARIETTA — Many Marietta residents consider the area to be a treasure and they expect it to be treated as such. more »»

Actors Guild of Parkersburg, Mid-Ohio Valley Players kick off season

August 14, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Actors Guild of Parkersburg and the Mid-Ohio Valley Players will each kick off their 2016-2017 season in mid-September, with both community theater groups bringing Agatha Christie... more »»

Williamstown sues Alliance Auto Group car lot

August 13, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — The city of Williamstown Wednesday filled a lawsuit against a used car lot alleging it is violating city zoning ordinances. The suit filed Aug. more »»

Parkersburg Urban Renewal Authority gives owner chance to demolish house

August 13, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Urban Renewal Authority voted this week to put eminent domain proceedings for a 20th Street property on hold so the owner can tear down the fire-damaged house herself... more »»

Wood County Board of Education approves new assessment system

August 13, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education this week approved the purchase of a new, county-wide assessment system for county Schools. more »»

West Virginia hemp enthusiasts hoping to see their industry grow

August 13, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A group interested in growing industrial hemp for a variety of uses as a new cash crop for West Virginia farmers is working to carefully navigate possible obstacles to the process. more »»

Marietta officials discuss medical marijuana measures

August 13, 2016 MARIETTA — Legislation authorizing the use of medical marijuana officially takes effect Sept. more »»

Marietta begins annual Rivers, Trails and Ales Festival

August 13, 2016 MARIETTA — After cycling on a seven-mile trail to the Washington County Fairgrounds in the hot summer sun, what better way to relax and wind down than to enjoy a nice pint of craft beer at the local... more »»

Tribute to Elvis Presley rocks City Park in Parkersburg

August 13, 2016 PARKERSBURG — On Friday evening over 130 people came out to the horseshoe pit shelter at the Parkersburg City Park to see two of the Mid-Ohio Valley’s Elvis Presley tribute artists perform. more »»

Officials seek comments on Wayne National Forest campground

August 13, 2016 MARIETTA — Comments are being accepted over the Haught Run Campground at the Wayne National Forest where erosion from the Little Muskingum River is damaging the area. more »»

Bench donated to South Parkersburg Library in memory of avid reader

August 13, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A memorial bench has been donated to the South Parkersburg Library by the family of a passionate reader who believed books created a bond with her grandchildren. more »»

Mill Creek Adventure Day slated for today in Ripley

August 13, 2016 RIPLEY — “Wild & Mild Kingdoms” will be represented during the second annual Mill Creek Adventure Day from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. today on the lawn of the Jackson County Courthouse in Riple. more »»



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