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Symphony bowls for music in schools

April 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Bowling and the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra League Saturday joined to keep live music performances in area schools. more »»

Tracing your family's past can be enlightening

April 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Some people spend years searching for their ancestral roots, and there are local resources available for those trying to do genealogy, but local genealogists warn you have to be willin... more »»

Parkersburg native recalls deadly N.Y. blast

April 12, 2015 NEW YORK — Kathleen Blomberg, a Parkersburg native, is grateful for the support she has received following a fatal gas explosion in the East Village of New York Cit. more »»

Heritage Festival slated for April 18

April 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The annual Scottish and Celtic Heritage Festival on April 18 at the City Park Pavilion will feature day-long Scottish and Irish music, Scottish Highland dancers, bagpipes, children’s... more »»

American Red Cross looks for volunteers

April 12, 2015 MARIETTA — While the economy has led to staffing cuts in many organizations across the country, the American Red Cross using volunteers to ensure local needs are met. more »»

Habitat auction raises $19K

April 11, 2015 VIENNA — The third annual Habitat for Humanity Destination Design auction raised approximately $19,000 Friday evening. more »»

Vienna citizens honored

April 11, 2015 VIENNA — Members of the Vienna Civitan Club were honored for their work in building the gazebo that was installed last year in Spencer Park. more »»

The Castle looks back to Civil War

April 11, 2015 MARIETTA — Besides being scholars of their time, a large portion of gentlemen that walked the halls of Marietta College in the mid-1860s were Civil War soldiers. more »»

Young Talent on Display

April 10, 2015 MARIETTA — Dozens of local student artists and their families gathered at the Riverside Artists Gallery Thursday evening for the award ceremony for the 3rd annual Mid-Ohio Valley High School Student... more »»

Belpre Founders dinner Tuesday

April 9, 2015 BELPRE — People will have the opportunity to learn about the life and times of a world famous aviator who once visited the region during the annual Belpre Founders Day Dinner Tuesday. more »»

Ohio author speaks to Waterford students

April 9, 2015 WATERFORD — As part of a learning tradition at Waterford Elementary, an Ohio author came to visit students Tuesday, sharing his world of poetry, colorful illustrations and stories inspired by the... more »»

Seufer named Master Gardener

April 6, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Master Gardener Marty Seufer has been named West Virginia Master Gardener of the Year. “I really had no idea. I can’t believe it. more »»

Pools need lifeguards for summer

April 6, 2015 MARIETTA — In less than two short months school days will turn into pool days, and area pools are already looking for more than 100 lifeguards to keep watch over several pools throughout the are. more »»

Mothers, daughters focus of new newspaper contest

April 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and Marietta A.M. are celebrating Mother’s Day with the Mother-Daughter Look Alike Contes. more »»

The Castle kicks off season

April 5, 2015 MARIETTA — The Castle in Marietta will kick off its 2015 season with a series of programs relating to the 225th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. All four programs will be 1:30-2:30 p.m. more »»

NPBC hosts 29th annual Easter Luncheon

April 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG — It may have been the first few minutes Susie Meredith had time to slow down in several days. She did, with “Whoa.. more »»

Police effort aimed at kids

April 3, 2015 PARKERSBURG — For the last year, city police have been piloting a program aimed at teaming with schools to help children affected by violence and traumatic situations. more »»

190 pinwheels mark battle against child abuse

April 3, 2015 PARKERSBURG — As part of Prevent Child Abuse America Month in April, the GFC Parkersburg Woman’s Club on Thursday planted 190 pinwheels in the traffic triangle at Dudley and Emerson avenue. more »»

'Invincible' player addresses Scouts

April 3, 2015 VIENNA — Helping young people fulfill their potential was the theme of the keynote speaker at the 46th annual Mid-Ohio Valley Leadership Dinner to benefit the Allohak Council of the Boy Scouts of... more »»

St. Marys building added to preservation list

April 2, 2015 ST. MARYS — A structure in Pleasants County was one of two placed on the new Buildings At Risk Register by the Preservation Alliance of West Virginia. The Creel House on the Ohio River in St. more »»



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