Parkersburg News and Sentinelhttp://www.newsandsentinel.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 31 Aug 2015 17:26:04 EDTMon, 31 Aug 2015 17:26:04 EDT music program off to strong start - A revamped fifth-grade band program is off to a strong start in Wood County Schools.Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTNohe resigns state Senate seat - State Senator David Nohe, R-Wood, has resigned from his position with the West Virginia Legislature to accept an appointment to the West Virginia Parole Board. Nohe confirmed Monday morning that he had accepted Go.Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTOfficials stress value of emergency strategies - September is National Preparedness Month and the key to being prepared is to be informed and alert, local emergency officials said.Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTConfederate flag displays prompt mixed reaction - While on the road around Marietta and the surrounding area, one may notice the recent increase in Confederate flags flying from both homes and trucks.Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDTMarietta's 'sister city' rejuvenated a decade after Hurricane Katrina, Miss. - Nearly a decade ago, Gautier, Miss., At-Large Councilwoman Mary Martin recalled President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, stopping by a Hurricane Katrina-ravaged home that her son was helping to rebuil.Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EDT