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Little Hocking woman recalls 1987 attack that killed brother, 36 other sailors

May 30, 2016 Editor’s Note: This is the second of two stories about the USS Stark and the 1987 missile attack which killed 37 sailors aboard the guided missile frigate while it patrolled in the Persian Gulf. 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 »»

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 »»

Guild Builders program altered

May 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Changes are underway with the Guild Builders program under the auspices of the Parkersburg Actors Guild. more »»

Wood County students earn Golden Horseshoe

May 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education Wednesday recognized two students for earning the prestigious Golden Horseshoe Award. more »»

Worthington Elementary Relay for Life raises more than $1,600

May 27, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Students raised more than $1,600 for cancer research as part of Worthington Elementary School’s annual mini-Relay for Life. more »»

Williamstown students donate milk vouchers to food bank

May 27, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — A small club at Williamstown Elementary School donated more than $150 in milk vouchers Thursday to an area food bank. more »»

Parkersburg South prank raises $349 for Erickson All-Sports Facility

May 27, 2016 PARKERSBURG —Inspired by a previous senior prank, Parkersburg South High School’s Class of 2016 raised hundreds of dollars for Erickson All-Sports Facility in $1 donations. more »»

Family adopts foster child after 8 years

May 27, 2016 MARIETTA — Dylan was just 5 when he first entered the foster care system. “The first day he came he was nervous,” said former foster mother Beth Cox. more »»

Harvest of Hope to expand Marietta garden

May 27, 2016 MARIETTA — Marietta gardeners and Harvest of Hope volunteers are growing more than vegetables as they increase their footprint at the Marietta community garden to give back to the community through... more »»

Marietta student collects shoes for charity

May 27, 2016 MARIETTA — While many use shoes to accessorize in excess, matching every outfit perfectly with each pair, a local student is looking to take those extra pairs as an opportunity to give back. more »»

Strong Kids dinner set for June 2

May 27, 2016 VIENNA — The YMCA of Parkersburg is having its Strong Kids Campaign dinner on June 2 at the Parkersburg Country Club. more »»

Parkersburg church schedules Memorial Day Mass

May 26, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Atop the hill in Mount Carmel Cemetery in Parkersburg, a flagpole is positioned in a triangle of grass where roads cross paths. It’s there a 10 a.m. Mass, led by the Rev. more »»

Worstell eliminated in third round

May 26, 2016 MARIETTA — Marietta Middle School student Abigail Worstell, 13, took two brief moments to spell “campanulate” to help secure her spot in the next round of competition at the Scripps National Spellin... more »»

Docs, lawyers cook up way to aid West Virginia Symphony League

May 22, 2016 VIENNA — Three area doctors, three area lawyers and a hospital CEO took time out of their schedules to make their favorite dishes for the International Cooking School Dinner and Wine with Doctors an... more »»

Taste of Parkersburg to be held June 4

May 22, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The 11th annual Taste of Parkersburg will be June 4, bringing top quality food and wines to downtown Parkersburg. more »»

Pools in search of lifeguards

May 20, 2016 Area swimming pool managers are diving into summer head first in search of lifeguards, with some deeming finding qualified applicants harder than in years past. more »»

Store manager forfeits beard for charity

May 20, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The manager of a local Par Mar location offered the opportunity to shave off his beard if his customers raised so much money for the Children’s Home Society of West Virginia. more »»

Wood Schools names summer meal sites

May 20, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education has announced sites for the Summer Food Service Program. These sites are open to all children, ages 18 and younger, without cost. more »»

Bike to Work Day ride set for today

May 20, 2016 PARKERSBURG — In recognition of Bike to Work Day, residents are encouraged to pedal to work today instead of drive. more »»

 
 
 

 

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