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Tails wag for Mountwood Park's Woof Fest

May 2, 2016 VOLCANO — Mountwood Park once again went to the dogs Sunday during the annual Woof Fes. more »»

Marietta College bids farewell to new grads

May 2, 2016 MARIETTA — Pulitzer Prize winning author Helene Cooper delivered the keynote address Sunday at Marietta College’s 179th Commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Cente. more »»

History group honors May Day

May 2, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Historical and Preservation Society held two events Sunday in south Parkersburg to mark May Day and to dedicate a new flag pole at the historic Tavenner Cemetery on... more »»

Lowell Springfest weathers soggy weekend

May 2, 2016 LOWELL — It may have been overcast and rain may have dampened the streets but spirits were bright during the 30th annual Lowell Springfest. more »»

Authorities looking at local Internet provider

May 2, 2016 MARIETTA — A local company working to provide fiber-based Internet service in areas of Washington County and downtown Marietta is currently part of an investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’... more »»

Gardening effort aims to grow healthier kids

May 2, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Providing children with fresh produce at an early age is one of the goals of a new program offered through the Child Care Food Program at Community Resources in Parkersburg. more »»

Book sale gives library extra spring in its step

May 2, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Book lovers had the chance to peruse many different types of books on Friday and Saturday during the spring Friends of the Library used book sale at the Parkersburg/Wood County Library... more »»

Museum shines light on pioneer innovations

May 2, 2016 MARIETTA — While wooden chairs and oil lamps seem like rudimentary relics to 21st Century communities, these pieces of history are actually innovations through necessity which Washington County... more »»

Three injured in Athens County crash

May 2, 2016 ATHENS — The Athens Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one-vehicle injury crash that occurred on Ohio 13 on Saturday in Athens County. more »»

Lessons rev up safe teen drivers

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Despite the threat of rain, the annual Teen Drive Safe Day gave area teens hands-on lessons on the dangers of impaired or distracted driving Saturday. more »»

YMCA offers exercise for healthy childhood

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Teaching children and their parents how to lead healthier lifestyles was the focus of the annual Healthy Kids Day at the Parkersburg YMCA on Saturday. more »»

More are insured but hospitals still struggle under ACA

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Since the institution of the federal Affordable Care Act, Camden Clark Medical Center has seen an upswing in patients with insurance coverage, but that coverage is still not enough to... more »»

Traffic stop leads to two arrests

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Two men from Michigan were arrested Friday by the Parkersburg Violent Crime and Narcotics Task Force with the assistance of the Washington County Major Crimes Task Force. more »»

Hammond among 23 indicted by grand jury

May 1, 2016 MARIETTA — A Little Hocking woman who went to violent lengths to make sure her husband never forgot to buy her a gift on Valentine’s Day again was among 23 people recently indicted by a Washington... more »»

Group gathers at Woodcraft store to create items

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Whether it is a landscape, a Christmas poinsettia, cooking utensils, funny animal caricatures and more, local woodcarvers like to whittle the hours away on their latest projects. more »»

Coal Run residents dealing with muddy mess

May 1, 2016 COAL RUN — Heavy rain and heavy construction created a perfect storm for one Coal Run resident’s car to slip into a muddy, watery ditch last weekend, creating a clash with the company working to lay... more »»

Mall to reward shoppers

May 1, 2016 VIENNA — The Grand Central Mall will reward shoppers in a promotion during normal mall hours May 12-15. more »»

Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Ohio Valley has one name

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The identifier “Mid-Ohio Valley” is typically used for across-the-river services, organizations and events that cater to the needs and demand of both states, and now, one nonprofit is... more »»

United Bankshares Inc. announces first quarter report

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — United Bankshares Inc. on Thursday announced earnings for the first quarter of 2016. Net earnings for the first quarter of 2016 were $34. more »»

Rendezvous to be held May 4-7

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The first special event of the 2016 summer season on Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park will transport visitors back to the times of muzzeloaders and mountain men. more »»

Free paint, tire disposal event coming to Erickson All-Sports Facility May 14

May 1, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Solid Waste Authority will partner with Chemours, DuPont and Waste Management to offer the community a free Paint and Tire disposal event, May 14 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. more »»


Fashion event May 5, 2016

MARIETTA — The Memorial Health Foundation will hold its 13th annual "Fashion Fiesta" benefiting Strecker Cancer Center patients May 5 at the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center at Marietta College.Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the show begins at 6:30 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar will be offered. more »

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