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Fallen heroes honored at Sunset Memory Gardens

May 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — For more than five decades, Mid-Ohio Valley veterans have been honored during the Memorial Day weekend at the Sunset Memorial Funeral Home and Memory Gardens Memorial Day Ceremony held... more »»

Police capture Parkersburg shooting suspect

May 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A Pennsylvania man survived a gunshot wound to the head Friday evening in Parkersburg and authorities were later able to arrest a suspect in that incident. more »»

Vandalia-con steams onward in Parkersburg

May 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Members of the steampunk movement converged at the Blennerhassett Hotel for the third annual Vandalia-Con Steampunk Convention this weekend. more »»

Body of drowning victim recovered from Little Kanawha River

May 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The body of a young Parkersburg man was recovered late Friday night in the Little Kanawha River near Point Park following a swimming acciden. more »»

Little Hocking woman honors brother, other victims of 1987 Stark attack

May 29, 2016 Editor’s Note: This is the first of two stories about the USS Stark and the missile attack which killed 37 sailors aboard the guided missile frigate. more »»

Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley moves HQ to United building

May 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — To one degree or another, river, road and rail access, the Blennerhassett Hotel, the U.S. more »»

Drilling, fracking discussed in Wayne Forest

May 29, 2016 MARIETTA — Environmental groups, state officials and oil and gas companies are at odds in the debate over drilling and fracking wells in parts of the Wayne National Forest. more »»

Home-based business IN A JAM! opens

May 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A woman’s love for her hobby has turned into a cottage industry from her Parkersburg hom. more »»

Juniors unveil gas industry modeling project

May 29, 2016 CALDWELL, Ohio —Two juniors from Caldwell High School unveiled a three-dimensional modeling project on Monday that administrators from the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) say will... more »»

Marietta court moves to reduce paper use

May 29, 2016 MARIETTA — The Marietta Municipal Court is cutting costs and streamlining operations by cashing in on a technology grant program offered by the Supreme Court of Ohio. more »»

Garden Tour and Tea to be held in Parkersburg

May 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG —The Julia-Ann Square Historic District will holds its annual Victorian Spring Home and Garden Tour and Tea on the first weekend of June. more »»

Peoples Bank awards scholarship

May 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Peoples Bancorp Foundation, a nonprofit corporation formed to make donations in Peoples Bank market areas, recently awarded 31 high school graduates with scholarships totaling $33,000. more »»

Burger King reserves fallen hero tables

May 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — This Memorial Day weekend, local Burger King restaurants have reserved a table for fallen heroes. more »»

Four set to compete nationally

May 29, 2016 MARIETTA — Four students from the Washington County Career Center SkillsUSA youth organization who competed at the State Competition last month, in Columbus, earned the honor of advancing to the... more »»

Dive teams search site of possible drowning

May 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Dive teams from four fire departments responded to Point Park near the railroad bridge in Parkersburg Friday night in response to a possible drowning, according to Parkersburg Fire... more »»

Some areas lifted from water advisory

May 28, 2016 VIENNA — One week after the city of Vienna and Boaz were put under a do-not-drink-the-water advisory, several residences and businesses may now use their tap water. more »»

Finance committee to consider revisions

May 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — City Council’s Finance Committee will meet Tuesday to consider a number of end-of-the-year budget revisions. more »»

Humane Society trying to get felines adopted

May 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — As of 1:30 p.m. Friday, the Humane Society of Parkersburg had adopted out nine cats for the day. And in just 20 minutes, they took in 10 more. more »»

Police seek suspect in 19th Street shooting

May 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Police are searching for a suspect today in a Friday night shooting. more »»

Police: Man fired gun outside Parkersburg bar

May 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg man was arrested for allegedly firing a gun outside a bar on Thursday. John Michael Sadler Jr. more »»

Police make two drug arrests in Parkersburg

May 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Two unrelated drug investigations Friday resulted in arrests by the Parkersburg Police Department, one involving a local man and the other involving a Michigan resident. more »»


History program June 3, 2016

MARIETTA — The next Brown Baggin' Thru History program will be noon-1 p.m. June 3 at Campus Martius Museum, 601 Second St., Marietta.The event is free. more »

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