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Author remembers W.Va. roots

June 10, 2016 ELKINS, W.Va. — Garrison Phillips said he spent 55 years living and working in New York City, including many years employed as an actor. But his thoughts often returned to his roots in West Virgini. more »»

Beef sampling set for Monday in Parkersburg

June 10, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg’s Bicentennial Park will be filled with the smell of beef hitting the grill Monday, when the West Virginia Department of Agriculture and West Virginia Beef Council team up... more »»

Tomblin issues challenge to students

June 10, 2016 CHARLESTON — The governor has challenged West Virginia students to build a virtual state capitol building using Minecraft. The contest is in collaboration with the governor’s S.T.E.M. more »»

Williamstown woman to compete in Transplant Games

June 9, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — A local woman whose life was saved by a liver transplant last year will be competing in The Transplant Games of America this weekend in Cleveland. more »»

Highland Games slated in Belpre

June 9, 2016 BELPRE — The second annual Riverbanks Highland Games in Belpre will be held starting at 10 a.m. Saturday. more »»

Loretta Stewart to sign books at Wood County Public Library

June 9, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Loretta Stewart, a writer from Parkersburg, has published her first book, “In the Palm of His Hand. more »»

Brooklyn Ewing's movie to premiere at Adelphia Music Hall in Marietta

June 9, 2016 MARIETTA — Brooklyn Ewing of Parkersburg is premiering her movie “She Was So Pretty” on June 16 at The Adelphia Music Hall, 203 Second St. in Marietta. Dinner begins at 6 p.. more »»

Henry Cooper Log Cabin opens in Parkersburg's City Park

June 6, 2016 PARKERSBURG — People came Sunday to one of the area’s oldest museums, with many looking to learn a little bit about the area’s past. more »»

Whipple native back from NYC to hit Marietta stage

June 6, 2016 MARIETTA — In from the bright lights of the concrete jungle is Barbara Grizer, 26, of New York City. more »»

Multi-Cultural Festival slated

June 5, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The 21st annual Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival will feature three days of food, fun, entertainment and activities at City Park in Parkersburg. more »»

U.S. Stones kick off Point Park Concert Series

June 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Point Park Concert Series kicked off its first concert of the summer with a bang Friday night. The U.S. more »»

James retires after 33 years at SW Resources

June 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — For the past 33 years Michael James, 57, of Parkersburg has dedicated his life to working with SW Resources in Parkersbur. more »»

Blackburn seeks historical images

June 4, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Roger Blackburn is looking for photographs of drivers, memorabilia and other items associated with streetcars that used to run in Parkersburg and from the city to Mariett. more »»

PACF awards grants to local groups

June 3, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A total of $143,740 was awarded by the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation & Regional Affiliates Thursday to 36 recipients through its Spring Community Action Grants Program. more »»

Jazz fundraiser to aid Friends of the Museum

June 3, 2016 MARIETTA — The Big Band-era feel will be rolling down the Ohio River tonight, with live music and a beautiful setting the goal of the Friends of the Museum’s annual event “Jazzin’ Up The Museums. more »»

Walk Your Paws slated for Saturday

June 2, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The Humane Society of Parkersburg’s 23rd annual Walk Your Paws fundraiser and event to highlight animal cruelty and neglect will be held Saturday morning at City Park in Parkersburg. more »»

United Way invests $760,000 in programs

June 2, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The United Way Alliance on Wednesday announced it will award funding to 49 local programs, raising its investment in the Mid-Ohio Valley to a record $760,00. more »»

California author to bring books to Parkersburg signing

June 2, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Author Mirthell Bazemore of California is bringing several of her books to Parkersburg for a book signing Sunday at the Blennerhassett Hotel. more »»

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 »»



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