Barlow Fair opens today with 150th anniversary

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BARLOW — This year marks a big milestone for the Barlow Fair as it begins its 150th year today, continuing to make it the oldest independent fair in Ohio. Abby Campbell, the fair board secretary, said the fair will kick off with grand opening ceremonies featuring local community leaders, ...

Roof repair at Ravenswood’s McIntosh House

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The McIntosh House in Ravenswood caught fire in June and work is underway to rebuild the roof. Sean Simon, architect for Pickering and Associates of Charleston, recently conducted a 3D scan of the building which he will use to create blueprints for the project. Simon is a Ravenswood native and ...

Eagle Scout project brightens Belpre ballpark

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BELPRE — The baseball fields at Civitan Park in Belpre are sparkling in orange and white thanks to an Eagle Scout Project led by a local scout. Belpre resident Parker Glodowski led more than a dozen volunteers to pressure wash and paint the dugouts, creating much-needed upgrades and a path ...

Richards retires from West Virginia University at Parkersburg

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PARKERSBURG — A celebration was held Aug. 22 in honor of Debbie Richards of Ellenboro who recently retired from West Virginia University at Parkersburg after a career of over 46 years. The event was planned by her daughters, Amanda Eagle and Erin Null in coordination with other family ...

Ritchie County road closing for culvert efforts

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Ritchie CR 22/3, Holbrook Road, will be closed today and Friday while Wiseman Construction, working for Antero Resources, replaces a culvert 0.66 miles east from Ritchie CR 22/2, Bear Run Road between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. each day. Inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances could change the ...