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Parkersburg woman pens book of poetry

PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg writer has written a book of poetry drawing from her love of nature. Sandra Peasley Bush wrote “Seasons of Twigs and Feathers” to celebrate the natural world and the lessons nature has to offer. “I really consider myself a naturalist at heart,” Bush ...

Teen of the Week: Edison Middle School student loves twirling, percussion

PARKERSBURG — Harmony Watkins has twirled since kindergarten. She started at the same time as her older sister, Macie Watkins, and the two have been twirling together ever since. “I love to twirl with my older sister,” she said. Watkins said her sister is a mentor to her. “I ...

Parkersburg Art Center opens ‘ArtistTree’ exhibit

PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Art Center will begin its annual holiday tree exhibit today as it also participates in Small Business Saturday. The art center will be open today from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. with no admission charge, and free refreshments. Its annual “ArtistTree” exhibit is bigger ...

Junior League of Parkersburg answers call to help the needy

PARKERSBURG — The Junior League of Parkersburg has responded to an immediate need from the Department of Health and Human Resources in Wood County. Department case workers are the first on the scene when a child needs to be removed from a home and placed in foster care. Children are usually ...

Glenville State College boxing team gives to American Cancer Society

GLENVILLE — The Glenville State College Boxing Team has donated $1,000 to the American Cancer Society. Charla Barrett, a Cancer Society representative, accepted the donation as part of the boxing team’s Knock Out Cancer fundraiser. “Fundraising is not all we do, but what we do depends ...