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Parkersburg Brewing Co. sets opening date

August 27, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Brewing Co. will make its debut, or return, on Sept. 17. more »»

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin addresses EpiPen issue

August 26, 2016 WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Thursday issued a statement over the pricing of the EpiPen by the company where his daughter is at the center of a nationwide controversy. more »»

Mid-Ohio Valley rated as best place to work

August 26, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Wood County, especially three of its cities, is among the best places to work in West Virginia, according to a company specializing in helping people change or advance their careers. more »»

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia names president

August 25, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Fred Earley II, 59, of Parkersburg is retiring as president of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia on Nov.1, after seven years as president. James L. more »»

Wayne National Forest eyed by oil and gas industry

August 21, 2016 MARIETTA — While the oil and gas industry is hoping to develop the energy resources in the Wayne National Forest, others are fighting against it. more »»

Washington County senior programs placed on ballot

August 21, 2016 MARIETTA — A levy on the ballot in November would enable senior citizen programs to continue in Washington County, supporters sai. more »»

Ohio River Challenge fishing tournament impacts Belpre, Parkersburg economies

August 21, 2016 BELPRE — Have you had a big mouth help you win $15,000 before? Maybe not so big a mouth, but still $15,000? The $15,000 is the first prize in the Ohio River Challenge 2016 scheduled Sept. 17-18. more »»

Mid-Ohio Valley parents, teachers shelling out for school supplies

August 21, 2016 MARIETTA — With some schools already in session and more opening their doors this week, including Marietta City Schools, one thing is for certain, all students need school supplies for the upcoming... more »»

Recycling rules being ignored by some in Barlow

August 21, 2016 BARLOW—While many Barlow Township residents are properly recycling at the 567 Warrior Drive drop off point, others are trashing the recycling container, costing time to sort trash and pickup of bulk... more »»

Economic Roundtable season begins

August 21, 2016 MARIETTA —An associate vice president at Youngstown State University will kick off the 2016-17 season for the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley. more »»

United Bankshares and Cardinal Financial announce merger

August 19, 2016 PARKERSBURG – United Bankshares Inc. on Thursday announced a merger with a Washington, D.C. more »»

Visiting dance instructor teaches at Parkersburg's Schrader Youth Ballet

August 19, 2016 PARKERSBURG — People came from near and far to listen to Nina Danilova teach classical ballet this week in Parkersburg. more »»

Party City opens today at Grand Central Mall

August 19, 2016 VIENNA — Party City will open 9:30 a.m. today at the Grand Central Mall in Vienna. more »»

Economic impact of Parkersburg Homecoming widespread

August 14, 2016 By EVAN BEVINS ebevins@newsandsentinel. more »»

Local endocrinologist Frank Schwartz works on diabetes research

August 14, 2016 ATHENS — A local endocrinologist is splitting his time between patients in Parkersburg and research at Ohio University that he hopes will change the way diabetes is monitored and treated. Dr. more »»

Parkersburg cardiologist Stan Pamfilis publishes physics book

August 14, 2016 PARKERSBURG —Parkersburg cardiologist Dr. more »»

Muskingum Drive mansion getting restoration to former look

August 14, 2016 MARIETTA — History is coming to life as the mansion on the hill off of Muskingum Drive is finding its roots once more through a historical restoration. more »»

West Virginia hemp enthusiasts hoping to see their industry grow

August 13, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A group interested in growing industrial hemp for a variety of uses as a new cash crop for West Virginia farmers is working to carefully navigate possible obstacles to the process. more »»

West Virginia University at Parkersburg sees higher enrollment

August 11, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Enrollment has increased at West Virginia University at Parkersburg going into the fall semester, a first in a number of years, college officials said Wednesday. more »»

Race team makes appearance at Mustang Sampling

August 10, 2016 RAVENSWOOD — Employees and others at a Ravenswood company got a chance to meet the race team the company sponsors and talk with the drivers Tuesday during a special event at the company’s... more »»

Parkersburg News and Sentinel wins awards from West Virginia Press Association

August 7, 2016 MORGANTOWN — The Parkersburg News and Sentinel was recognized as among the top three for general excellence in editorial and advertising at the 2016 West Virginia Press Association’s annual newspape... more »»


Quarter Auction August 28, 2016

MARIETTA – A Quarter Auction to support the Living Assistance Program at the O'Neill Center will be 2 p.m. Aug. 28 at the O'Neill Center, 333 Fourth St., Marietta.Doors open at 1 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the O'Neill Center and Belpre Senior Center at $5 eac. more »

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