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Pleasants County Agricultural Youth Fair ready for return

ST. MARYS — The Pleasants County Agricultural Youth Fair is set for this weekend after last year was changed to a virtual event. Starting Saturday, this weekend’s fair will have live entertainment, a livestock show and sale and a few new additions. Children will be able to pet ...

Belleville Homecoming Festival set for this weekend

BELLEVILLE — Following its cancellation — like so many other events — the 2021 Belleville Homecoming Festival is scheduled to run Friday through Sunday at the Belleville Community Center on West Virginia 68 South. The three-day festival will feature entertainment, activities, games and ...

Ohio man receives prison sentence for Williamstown bank robbery

PARKERSBURG — An Ohio man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the October 2017 Williamstown Bank robbery. William Edward “Billy White Shoes” Johnson, 56, of Lancaster, Ohio, was sentenced this week by Wood County Circuit Judge J.D. Beane to 10 years in prison with 819 days credit for ...

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra-Parkersburg popping cork on new concert season

PARKERSBURG — To celebrate the new symphony season and the excitement of having its return after such a long hiatus, the Board of Directors of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra-Parkersburg is inviting the community to join them at an Opening Champagne Reception from 6:30-8:30 p.m. today at ...

Coming Attractions: Entertainment and more in the Mid-Ohio Valley

PARKERSBURG — The following activities are scheduled Thursday through Sunday: * Visiting Chef KiKi Angelos: Fine Grecian Food at the Blennerhassett Hotel, Everyday Sept. 10-Oct.3, 5-10 p.m. * Oil & Gas Festival in Sistersville, Thurs.-Sat. * Linkages – Art Inspiring Art at Riverside ...