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Barlow Library Hosts Jim Kleefeld’s ‘The Spirits Speak’

BARLOW — Jim Kleefeld gave a demonstration of deception in spiritualism in the 1900s at the Barlow branch of the Washington County Public Library on Monday. The presentation explained how mediums were deceptive in their practices and discussed topics such as different mediums, spiritualism, ...

MOV artists included in anthology

PARKERSBURG — Artists and writers from the Mid-Ohio Valley are included in the 13th volume of the “Anthology of Appalachian Writers” published by the Shepherd University Center for Appalachian Studies and Communities and the West Virginia Center for the Book. Wood County native Randi ...

Goodman to perform at GSC’s Fine Arts Center Auditorium

GLENVILLE — Renowned Flutist Lindsey Goodman will perform in a recital 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. in the college Fine Arts Center Auditorium. “Back to Live” will be a celebration of the return to live music and marks Goodman’s first faculty residency performance at Glenville State. The ...

Sheriff meets with commission over association letter

PARKERSBURG — Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens appeared before the Wood County Commission this morning to discuss the letter of no confidence from the Wood County Deputy Sheriff's Association that was sent to the county last week. Stephens, who has been sheriff for almost five years, made ...

Leaders of the Pack: Dogs train to use noses, paws to find the lost

PARKERSBURG — Most training days don’t bring this level of excitement. But for the dogs of the K9 Emergency Assistance Search Teams, this is a prime time to get a tasty treat or score a chomp or two on their favorite toy, for a job well done. The excitement is palpable as the dogs are ...

Arc of the Mid-Ohio Valley opening People First Cafe in Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG — The Arc of the Mid-Ohio Valley and the Mid-Ohio Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at 10:30 a.m. Monday to celebrate the grand opening of the People First Cafe at 1118 20th St., adjacent to Parkersburg High School. The People First Cafe will provide a variety ...