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Paving schedule released for Parkersburg

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PARKERSBURG — The city of Parkersburg announced the paving schedule for this week: TODAY * 20th Street from Dudley Avenue to Oak Street * Beaver Street from 16th to 18th streets WEDNESDAY * Avery Street from 16th to 18th streets * 13th Street from Murdoch Avenue to Ann Street * ...

On the Record

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Circuit Court PARKERSBURG — The following case appeared in Wood County Circuit Court on Sept. 16: * Akietta Parker, 27, Parkersburg, was sentenced Monday to one to 15 years in prison with credit for time served on a charge of delivery of a controlled substance. Parker was indicted in ...

Cosplayers gear up at WVU-P

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PARKERSBURG — People needing help to get their cosplay and Halloween costumes together were invited to come out Sunday to the West Virginia University at Parkersburg Entrepreneur Center to sample some of the technologies available to help them with their projects and other things during ...

‘Pink By Poolside’ sets record at Parkersburg Country Club

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VIENNA — Over $38,000 was raised Friday night at WVU Medicine Camden Clark Foundation’s eighth annual “Pink By Poolside” fundraiser at the Parkersburg Country Club. The $100 ticket price (per person) funds a free mammogram or related diagnostic testing for an uninsured or ...

Visitors learn local history through annual presentation

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MARIETTA — Local history came alive Saturday evening as the Castle in Marietta held its fifth annual “Night at the Museum.” The event was an opportunity for visitors to learn about local history as seven characters in Washington County’s past were portrayed by museum staff members ...

Creative Camp set for Oct. 18-19

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MINERAL WELLS — Heritage skills, arts and crafts and educational classes will be offered Oct. 18-19 at Creative Camp at the Wood County 4-H Campground on Butcher Bend Road. Creative Camp, scheduled for 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, is a craft ...

53 regional colleges to join College Night

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MARIETTA — Drawing from Ohio public and private colleges, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, Marietta College is inviting local high school and middle school students to its recreation center from 6-8 p.m. today. “It’s an opportunity for this part of West Virginia and Ohio to really get a ...

Marietta Noon Rotary exceeds disaster relief goal

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MARIETTA — In July, the Marietta Noon Rotary started a project to raise $5,000 for international disaster relief by the end of September. By mid-September, the club had already raised almost $12,000. The money will go to an organization called ShelterBox, which provides goods for people ...

Wood Sheriff

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The Wood County Sheriff's Department released the following reports on Sept. 13: * On Sept. 11, Christopher Adam Grinter, 33, Victory Street, was arrested on a warrant for strangulation. * On Sept. 11, Ronald L. Myers, 57, Jefferson Drive, was issued a citation for failure to change ...

Washington County property transfers

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MARIETTA — The following property transfers were recently recorded at the Washington County Courthouse: Adams Township * Robert F. and Martha C. Farson trustee to Max R. Farson, 106 Leesburg Peak, Grear, S.C., land, fiduciary deed. Belpre Township * Patricia D. Jenkins to Dean M. and ...

Multiple events keep downtown hopping

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PARKERSBURG — Downtown Parkersburg was bustling with crowds to enjoy Paddlefest, Riverfest and the Downtown Throwdown BBQ and Brewfest on Saturday. The main event for the 2019 Parkersburg Paddlefest started Saturday morning with kayakers and paddleboarders gathering at Point Park in ...

Festival of Art Music and Movement makes noise at park

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WILLIAMSTOWN — The first Festival of Art Music and Movement, also called FAMM Fest, was held Saturday at Veterans Park near the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport. The event, which focused around the connectiveness of community, offered food, art, informational areas for going greener and ...

Nguyen creates new life in area

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VIENNA — Humble beginnings in Vietnam shaped a successful career for Kimberly Nguyen. Through her adversities and challenges, Nguyen, the proprietor of the Nail Lounge & Spa in Vienna, created a new life for herself and her family. After being born and raised in Vietnam, Nguyen’s ...

Veterans from Parkersburg honored

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PARKERSBURG — As part of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier, a PGA Tour event formerly known as The Greenbrier Classic, and in unification with Patriot Day, United Bank with The Greenbrier honored three Parkersburg veterans on Tuesday at The Greenbrier Salute to Service Dinner. As a result ...

Community Bank HQ undergoing renovation

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PARKERSBURG — Community Bank of Parkersburg’s Juliana Street headquarters is being transformed inside and out. “Basically, we have run out of space,” bank President Susan Barber said. The locally owned and operated bank has for years used the first floor and lower level of two ...

Meeting explores preserving history

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MARIETTA — How to preserve history while returning structures to productive use was discussed at a meeting organized by Marietta Main Street. Executive Director Joyce Bertram of Heritage Ohio moderated the discussion that included: Barbara Powers, who manages the National Register process ...

Joint district meeting slated

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PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg American Legion Auxiliary Unit 15 at its September monthly meeting announced plans for the Joint Fourth District meeting on Sept. 28 at American Legion Post 15. The meeting will be hosted by the auxiliary and the post. Registration will be held 9-10 a.m. and a ...

Lubeck Acres Garden Club tours Henderson Hall

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WILLIAMSTOWN —Lubeck Acres Garden Club on Aug. 15 toured Henderson Hall. Members present were Judi White, Carolyn Stephens, Beth and Raymond Drake, Luwanna Rhodes, Lynn VanFosson, Jennifer White, Linda Seabolt and Lynn Greenly. The exciting reveal for 2019 was the completion of the ...

Three events to be held Sept. 20-22

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PARKERSBURG — Three community events are scheduled next weekend including arts and crafts, heritage and homecoming in Belleville, Parkersburg and Belpre. ∫ In Belleville, the 2019 Belleville Homecoming Festival will be held Sept. 20-22 at the Belleville Community Center on West Virginia 68 ...