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Zombies shuffle into spotlight

August 27, 2015 I don’t exactly “Fear the Walking Dead” — as the title of the spinoff series that debuted Sunday goes — but I do limit my intake. more »»

 
 
 
A political fix on the Internet

August 24, 2015 Mitt Romney came closer than you may think to winning the 2012 presidential election. more »»

Balancing the drug war

August 23, 2015 I have heard two things recently that made me stop and question the person speaking. First, I heard from Go. more »»

Think locally

August 23, 2015 Whenever I can, I believe in shopping locally. Statistics show that for every dollar spent in a local store, 45 cents stays local, as opposed to corporate chains where only 15 cents stay. more »»

Shining the spotlight on WVDE's deception

August 23, 2015 Following the failed attempt by the West Virginia Legislature during the 2015 legislative session to repeal and replace the Common Core State Standards, known in the Mountain State as Next Generatio... more »»

Make it shine all the time

August 23, 2015 The following statement will make some groan and make others wonder what in the world I’m up to, but it will make more sense as you read o. more »»

Wedding sign — part three: bright red paint, white sign

August 23, 2015 With the first word sketched out on the wooden arrow for my wedding, I needed to paint the text on the wood without making any large mistakes. more »»

Have some snacks with home from school kids

August 23, 2015 What a wonderful weekend for folks in our valley — parades, fairs, homecomings — and beautiful weather! The afternoons were a little warm, but the mornings cool and crisp, just like fall is supposed... more »»

More Amish fiction for summer

August 23, 2015 Bestselling author Beth Wiseman starts a new series, Amish Secrets, with “Her Brother’s Keeper. more »»

Encouraging news about monarchs

August 23, 2015 Monarch butterfly populations hit rock bottom during the winter of 2013-2014 when they occupied an area of just 2.8 acres of central Mexican mountaintop oyamel fir forest. more »»

Magic of a revival

August 23, 2015 I remember seeing the tent go up. Coming into the house that evening after school, I could feel the excitement in the air. more »»

Ladies auxiliary serve soup

August 23, 2015 Pennsville Ladies Auxiliary and firemen prepared vegetable soup Saturday at the fire house. more »»

The Westerner: Old Tucson Studio

August 23, 2015 The ride along Kinney Road from Tucson goes through Gates Pass and as you look to your right out in the desert lies Old Tucson Movie Studio. more »»

Man needs community's help

August 22, 2015 I could hear the distress in Rick Phillips’ voice. The former standout football player at Parkersburg High School and West Virginia University was reaching out for help. more »»

Clubs build sense of community

August 22, 2015 Elks will organize A vigorous effort is being made to organize a lodge of Elks in this city, and this effort is meeting with encouraging success. Mr. more »»

We let them get away with it

August 17, 2015 It has been weeks since Hillary Clinton said that if she’s elected president, a heavy new tax will be leveled on fossil fuels — and that includes natural gas as well as coal. more »»

Moundsville prisoner may still be in cell

August 17, 2015 Seekers of the unknown are always listening for stories to find new places to visit. Whether it would be someone’s home or business they wait to hear what one has to say. more »»

Reconsidering homework

August 16, 2015 With the start of school in Wood County, many local parents are likely returning to the routine of nightly asking “Have you done your homework?” But a story that came out last week may have added to... more »»

Keeping young people in W.Va.

August 16, 2015 If you read or watch the news, it doesn’t take long to find someone predicting doom and gloom concerning the future of the state of West Virginia. more »»

Farewell to summer with peaches, relish

August 16, 2015 School days are here again. Are your kids excited? Is Mama excited? It is hard to go from a fairly free schedule to one that has solid deadlines, dictated by the clock and the school board. more »»

Vacant Storefront Program launches display

August 16, 2015 Have you been down Market Street lately? Have you noticed some activity taking place at 709 Market Street? Well, if you haven’t, now is your chance to go for a Sunday drive and check out our first... more »»

 
 

Color Run August 29, 2015

MT. ZION – The West Virginia Team Jacob for Autism Awareness will hold a color run Aug. 29 at Calhoun County Park in Mt. Zion. more »

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It’s almost race time

August 6, 2015 On Aug. 15, the streets of Parkersburg will be full of runners and walkers taking part in the News and Sentinel Half Marathon and Two Mile Race. more »

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