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Historical Significance

April 13, 2014 By Amanda Nicholson Special to The News and Sentinel WINGETT RUN — Only nine covered bridges remain in Washington County, a reminder of the bygone days when horse-and-buggies were the only way to... more »»

203-year-old Devola home gets new life

April 13, 2014 DEVOLA — The 203-year-old white house on Masonic Park Road is eye-catching among its modern neighbors, looking nearly the same as it did when it was built by Col. Joseph Barker in 1811. more »»

First Lutheran announces Easter schedule

April 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Easter Week services at First Lutheran Church, 19th and Plum Streets, will begin today, Palm Sunday, at the 8:30 a.m. contemporary worship service. Sunday School is 9:30 a.m. more »»

Smoot Spring Sing off to a harmonious start

April 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG – Mixing a group of 35 children with theater experience with 60 children who have never before sung on stage could be a dangerous mix. more »»

Belpre levy key item on primary ballot in May

April 13, 2014 BELPRE — The biggest issue on the May primary ballot in Belpre is the renewal of an emergency levy for the Belpre City School District. more »»

Historic Preservation

April 13, 2014 By Sam Shawver Special to The News and Sentinel LITTLE HOCKING — Although it’s listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the Walter Curtis Home on Newbury Road south of Little Hocking has... more »»

Easter Egg Hunt

April 13, 2014 VOLCANO — Under sunny skies and summer temperatures, more than 400 children participated in the annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday at Mountwood Park, organizers sai. more »»

Preservation workshop slated

April 13, 2014 MARIETTA — From cleaning moss-covered gravestones to actually restoring them and putting the broken pieces back together, area residents can get in on cemetery workshops sponsored by the Marietta... more »»

Wood BOE approves personnel changes

April 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The following personnel changes were approved April 8 by the Wood County Board of Education. Professional Resignation: Lydia Powell, Jefferson Elementary, Autism, effective June 30. more »»

Issue would raise funds for infrastructure

April 13, 2014 MARIETTA — A state issue on the May 6 primary ballot will determine financing public infrastructure, an issue that has passed in the state multiple time. more »»

Henderson Hall cleanup held

April 13, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN —The arrival of spring at Henderson Hall was a big event this year. On March 22, docents gathered for spring cleaning. more »»

Cause 2 Wine to be held April 25

April 13, 2014 VIENNA — The third annual Cause 2 Wine fundraising benefit for SW Resources will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 25 at the Parkersburg Country Club. more »»

Hair Hoopla

April 13, 2014 MARIETTA — Helping those suffering from cancer is about to become a little easier. more »»

Music a way of life for PHS student

April 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg High School senior Ryan Phipps has based his life around music. more »»

Classes raise funds

April 13, 2014 MARIETTA — Two classes at St. Mary’s School in Marietta completed fundraisers for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. more »»

County recruits poll workers

April 13, 2014 MARIETTA — Staffing 50 voting precincts in Washington County requires a small army of poll workers, according to Board of Elections Director Tara Hupp. more »»

Monroe jail structure marks its 136 year

April 13, 2014 WOODSFIELD, Ohio — Signs of attempted modernization can be seen scattered throughout the 136-year-old Monroe County jail. more »»

DAR takes awards

April 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Blennerhassett Chapter of the West Virginia State Society Daughters of the American Revolution won awards at the state conference April 4-6 in Martinsburg. more »»

Alzheimer’s Association offers workshop

April 13, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter will hold its “Know the 10 Signs: What’s Normal, What’s Not” workshop 5:30 p.m. more »»

Exit Strategy

April 12, 2014 PARKERSBURG — An exit allowing people to travel north on Murdoch Avenue is needed to help the Park Shopping Center land a tenant for the former Big Bear space, a representative of the owner said. more »»



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