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Kiwanis Club hears update on K-Kids projects

May 16, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Christen Wilson, K-Kids parent volunteer at Neale Elementary School, spoke at the recent meeting of the Kiwanis Club of North Parkersburg. more »»

WVU coach to keynote annual dinner

May 14, 2016 VIENNA — A West Virginia University football coach will be the keynote speaker at the Boys and Girls Club of Parkersburg annual dinner 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Grand Pointe Conference Center. more »»

'Beds for Babies' seeks donations

May 9, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Donations of new baby cribs and mattresses, along with new or gently used bassinets and pack ‘n plays, are being sought this month for the Mid-Ohio Valley Gabriel Project’s second... more »»

Library needs volunteers for outdoor project

May 9, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The South Parkersburg Library is having a Community Planting Day on May 21 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of a larger project to establish a community outdoor space at the facility. more »»

Kids enjoy swimming at local event

May 9, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Boys and Girls Club of Parkersburg recently held the annual Swim for Fun Meet organized by local swimming enthusiast Dr. Wayne Lawrence and his son David. more »»

Pedersen, D'Allesio win lookalike contest

May 8, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A Parkersburg woman and her daughter were named the 2016 winners of The News and Sentinel Mother Child Lookalike Contest. more »»

International cooking school dinner slated

May 8, 2016 VIENNA — Several local doctors and lawyers will be showing off their culinary schools in May to benefit the West Virginia Symphony League-Parkersburg and its programs. more »»

Bulger addresses Scouts at Allohak Leadership Dinner

May 7, 2016 VIENNA — Although from Pittsburgh, Marc Bulger learned to love West Virginia when he went to WVU and played quarterback for the Mountaineers. more »»

CCMC recognizes retiring nurses

May 7, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Friday was National Nurses Day and it was a fitting day to end four careers of women who served a total of 182 years in the nursing career. more »»

Despite glitch, Give Local MOV raises $120K for groups

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Despite a system glitch which took down a national online donation system, officials say Mid-Ohio Valley residents pledged more than $120,000 for local charities and organizations as... more »»

National Day of Prayer events set

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Local residents, church and community leaders will gather in Parkersburg, Williamstown and Marietta today to express their faith and pray for their communities during the National Day... more »»

PSHS senior gets wish trip to turtle farm

May 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — For Karigan Meyer, a senior at Parkersburg South High School, her wish to get upclose to sea turtles was made to come true in Apri. more »»

Local gymnast prepares for Junior Olympics

May 5, 2016 MARIETTA — A local gymnast is making leaps and bounds in the sport as she heads to the Junior Olympics. 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 »»

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 »»

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 »»

'Legally Blonde' a big success for Actors Guild of Parkersburg

April 29, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Before the curtain is drawn on this weekend’s final performances of “Legally Blonde” at the Actors Guild of Parkersburg, the show owns the title of “highest grossing seven performance... more »»

Art show highlights student art works

April 28, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Art works from student artists in Wood County Schools are on display during the annual Wood County Art Show that is now open at the Parkersburg Art Center. more »»

Book sale aims to boost library programs

April 28, 2016 MARIETTA — From the latest best-sellers to forgotten favorites and even hidden paperback gems, the bi-annual book sale of the Friends of the Washington County Public Library is set to entice and... more »»

Moms, daughters turn out for BrAva prom

April 24, 2016 MARIETTA — Glittering dresses, pulsing music and impressive up-dos might make most people think of their high school prom, but it was the scene of a good cause Friday evening at the third annual... more »»



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