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GSC Art and Music Wings dedicated in honor of Gillespie, McKinney

GLENVILLE — The music and art programs at Glenville State College have been housed in the Fine Arts Center for more than 30 years. Now, two sections of the building have been named the Gillespie Division of Art and the McKinney Division of Music in recognition of Professor Emeritus H. Gary ...

Starting a business is plan for Student of the Month

MARIETTA — Washington State Community College Student of the Month Jesse Woomer has his sights set on becoming a small business owner. In the meantime, he’s getting experience working for two local small businesses while he’s earning his degree. At Washington State, Woomer is in ...

Local students in MC 2021 homecoming court

MARIETTA — Five local students are among the 13 vying for queen and king in the 2021 Marietta College Homecoming court. Queen candidates include: * Kaitlyn Liston of Little Hocking, nominated by the women’s basketball team, a management major. * Natalie Payton of St. Marys, nominated ...

Barge incident under probe

Authorities are at a barge on the Ohio River for what Pleasants County Sheriff Chuck Mankins called "a self-manufatured bomb." The device has been dismantled, he said. The site is near the Pleasants and Tyler counties line. Mankins said the explosive was spotted by Willow Island Locks and ...

Actors Guild of Parkersburg holding ‘Oz’ auditions

PARKERSBURG — The Actors Guild of Parkersburg will hold auditions for “The Wizard of Oz (Young Performers Edition)” 2-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Actors Guild theater on Market Street. Auditions are open to students in the 4th through 10th grades. While the youth program typically ...

State Senate approves new senatorial district map after delays

CHARLESTON – The fifth time was the charm Tuesday, as the West Virginia Senate passed a bill drawing new borders for the 17 senatorial districts in the state after days of delays and internal disagreements on maps. Senate Bill 3034, dividing the state into senatorial districts, passed 31-2 ...