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Downtown area needs cooperative government

June 7, 2015 City government troubles have filled virtually every front page of this paper for the last few weeks. I acknowledge I haven’t read much of these articles even though I’m addicted to news. more »»

Is it OK to feed birds all summer long?

June 7, 2015 Frequent questions this time of year include, “Is it OK to feed birds all summer long, and is it necessary to feed birds all summer?” The simple answers are “yes, and no. more »»

Art show winners announced

June 7, 2015 Fort Frye High School recently held its 2015 Art Show. Named “Best in Show” was a painting by eighth grader Alexandra Dixon. more »»

Rodriguez to speak in honor of Jones

June 6, 2015 University of Arizona head football coach Rich Rodriguez will be speaking in honor of Taylor Jones in Vienna on June 25. Rodriguez’s appearance at the home of Joe and Barb Astorg, 5110 First Ave. more »»

Island attracts visitors, legislation

June 6, 2015 “Beautiful Isle” Over the rippling waters of the Queen of Western rivers, from Parkersburg a mile and a half, there lies an island famed in song and story the whole world over, from Erin’s sunny... more »»

North Bend Rail Trail worth celebrating

June 6, 2015 Today marks American Hiking Society’s Annual National Trails Day. more »»

Controversial ruling was right

June 1, 2015 For many years, West Virginia Supreme Court justices were accused of legislating from the benc. more »»

Fighting for ‘King Coal’

June 1, 2015 The Friday before Memorial Day Weekend, local newspapers in West Virginia headlined with the devastating story that another 2,268 coal miners lost their jobs. more »»

Political heroes fall short

May 31, 2015 Bravo! to artist Shepard Fairey, who said in a recent interview that President Barack Obama was “not even close” to living up to the faith many had in him back when Fairey designed the now-famous... more »»

Saying goodbye to May and hello to June

May 31, 2015 Today we say “so long” to May. It seemed that spring was a long time coming, then, all at once, it is summer. more »»

Two new books for veggies

May 31, 2015 There are two new cookbooks out meant to make the most out of your vegetable garden or finds at the farmer’s market! First is “A Girl and Her Greens” by April Bloomfield. more »»

Too warm to start thinking chili?

May 31, 2015 While the temperatures outside have just started to hit the 80s over the past few days, one might think it’s too warm outside to even consider eating chili. more »»

Books for kids to enjoy over summer

May 31, 2015 It’s kids’ books week! A little girl wants a pet and finds one in “Itty Bitty Kitty” by Joan Holub with illustrations by James Burk. more »»

Be a hero at the library this summer

May 31, 2015 Sign-up begins tomorrow, June 1, for the Summer Reading Program at the Beverly Public Library. more »»

We pledge allegiance to flag

May 31, 2015 Every heart beats true for the red, white, and blue. Old Glory stands at attention ready to make her patriotic appearances. more »»

Pennsville Ladies Auxiliary to meet this evening for meal

May 31, 2015 The Pennsville Ladies Auxiliary will eat out at 6 p.m. on Sunday. Penn Township Trustees will meet at 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the township hall. The meeting is open to the public. more »»

A tale of two sisters

May 31, 2015 Based solely on my own experience, I suspect most people hate snakes. That’s how I explain the many images of severed and decapitated snakes people proudly send me each year. more »»

Weaving a table runner: part 10 — feline's assistance

May 31, 2015 The weaving project has been ongoing for some time now, but it takes a while to get this much weaving done. My finished project will be 50 inches long, with 10 inches of frilly trim on either side. more »»

Journey to graduation

May 31, 2015 A basketball goal had fallen down. We formed a line and one by one crawled through the hoop. He was in front of me. His name was Arthur and he was my first best friend. more »»

Priest returns home after illness

May 30, 2015 The Rev. George Nedeff is happy to be back living in Parkersburg. more »»



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