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Ravenswood High School graduate recalls time in Kenya

July 25, 2016 PARKERSBURG — While many college students spend their summer working, with friends or taking classes, some take the time to give back and make a differenc. more »»

Parkersburg couple cosplays for visits to hospitals, conventions

July 24, 2016 PARKERSBURG —Superman has inspired and helped people around since his comic creation on June 1, 193. more »»

Authors to serve meals fit for the Blennerhassetts

July 24, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A meal that could have been prepared and served during the time of Harman and Margaret Blennerhassett will be the subject of two local historians in their new Dining with the... more »»

Belpre Homecoming Festival is slated to run Aug. 4-6

July 24, 2016 BELPRE — A variety of live entertainment, activities and attractions will be featured during the 84th annual Belpre Homecoming Festival from Aug. 4-6 at Civitan Park in Belpre. more »»

First 2016 Parkersburg Homecoming pageant winners chosen

July 23, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Four pageants for the Parkersburg Homecoming were crowned at the Blennerhassett Hotel Friday. more »»

Grand Central Mall program to boost schools

July 23, 2016 VIENNA — Grand Central Mall will award cash donations to local schools through its 12th annual Earning for Learning promotional program. more »»

Dad who missed wedding 35 years ago walks daughter down the aisle in Marietta 're-do'

July 23, 2016 MARIETTA — The most emotional moment of many weddings is the bride’s walk down the aisle with her father. more »»

Walk the Doc set to kick off in Parkersburg City Park today

July 23, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The kick-off of the Walk with Doc project through Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield West Virginia and local health care professionals will be 9 a.m. today at Parkersburg City Park. more »»

Young Miss Parkersburg Homecoming pageant tonight at 7 p.m.

July 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Eight girls are competing for the title of Young Miss Parkersburg Homecoming. The pageant will be held 7 p.m. Friday at the Blennerhassett Hotel. more »»

Tamarack jurors visit Parkersburg Art Center

July 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Tamarack, West Virginia’s retail artisan center, held a jurying session Thursday at the Parkersburg Art Center. About 23 people submitted pieces for review. more »»

Ohio River Ferryboat Festival opens July 30 in Sistersville

July 22, 2016 SISTERSVILLE — The second annual Ohio River Ferryboat Festival will be held 9 a.m.-9 p.m. July 30 in Sistersville and Fly, Ohio. more »»

Marietta woman to appear on Lifetime Television series

July 22, 2016 MARIETTA — With chronic diseases like diabetes on the rise, a local woman says she has used her passion for health and wellness to create a healthy hydration alternative to satisfy your sweet tooth. more »»

Country, classic rock slated for Parkersburg Homecoming

July 21, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The sounds of classic rock and country music will ring from the main stage at the 2016 Parkersburg Homecomin. more »»

2016 Little Mr. and Miss Parkersburg Homecoming Festival Pageant nearing

July 21, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Ten kids will compete in the 2016 Little Mr. and Miss Parkersburg Homecoming Festival Pageant at 6 p.m. Friday in the grand ballroom of the Blennerhassett Hotel. more »»

Junior Miss Parkersburg Homecoming Pageant slated for Friday

July 21, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Six girls are competing in the Junior Miss Parkersburg Homecoming Pageant. The pageant will be held 7 p.m. Friday at the Grand Ballroom of the Blennerhassett Hote. more »»

St. Marys author Kendra Johnson pens second novel

July 21, 2016 ST. MARYS — Two years after her first book, “Once A Long Time Ago,” was published, St. Marys author Kendra Johnson, also known as Kay G. Jay, has published a sequel, “Once in a While. more »»

Spamalot slated at Parkersburg Actors Guild

July 21, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The irreverent humor of Monty Python comes to the stage at the Parkersburg Actors Guil. more »»

Pomeroy hosts Big Bend Blues, Brews Bash

July 21, 2016 POMEROY, Ohio — A bevy of live blues performances and an inaugural craft beer festival highlight this year’s Big Bend Blues & Brews Bash, which takes place July 29-30 at the Pomeroy Riverside... more »»

Lonestar, Little Texas headline Jackson County Junior Fair

July 21, 2016 RIPLEY — The Jackson County Junior Fair runs Monday through July 30 at the fairgrounds at Cottageville. Entertainment highlights for 2016 include concerts by headliners Lonestar at 8 p.. more »»

Tea on Tuesday to be held on Blennerhassett Island

July 21, 2016 PARKERSBURG — People are invited to “Tea on Tuesday” July 26 at the historic Putnam-Houser House on Blennerhassett Island. more »»

Insured Sound in free concert series

July 21, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Insured Sound will perform 7 p.m. today at City Park in the Artsbridge Summer Music in the Park concert series. more »»


Relay for Life Thirty-One BINGO July 28, 2016

On July 28, River Valley Insurance Helping Hands team will hold a bingo to support the Williamstown Relay for Life at the Henderson Wilds. Bingo begins at 6 p.m. more »

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