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Students build solar paneled trailer

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Wood County Habitat for Humanity will soon utilize solar energy to provide power for jobsite work. more »»

Salvation Army welcomes new leaders

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The new leadership of the Salvation Army has arrived in Parkersburg just when the weather has gotten hot. Majs. Mike and Nettie Morton came to Parkersburg from El Paso, Texas. Lt. more »»

Program can offer help with summer heat

June 28, 2015 MARIETTA — As temperatures climb into the 90s and humidity levels become oppressive, it is the time of the year when eligible households can sign up for assistance to cool their homes. The U.S. more »»

Swim and Play program begins at Marietta Aquatic Center

June 28, 2015 MARIETTA — During this week’s hot, muggy weather local children played a few games and got to take a dip in the pool at no charge as part of the Swim and Play summer program put on by the City of... more »»

Entries sought for chili cookoff

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Entries are being accepted for the Great Bowls of Fire Chili Cookoff sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley. The annual competition will be held from noon-3 p.m. more »»

Entries taken for juried exhibition

June 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is accepting entries for the 19th biennial West Virginia Juried Exhibition for a show to be on display at Tamarack in in Beckley. more »»

Cole Bros. Circus pitches its tent at Grand Central Mall

June 27, 2015 VIENNA — The Cole Bros. Circus opened Friday for a three-day run behind Sears at the Grand Central Mall. more »»

Helping to Heal weathers rain

June 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Despite an early evening downpour, the 2015 Mid-Ohio Valley Help to Heal Festival opened at Point Park Friday. Jami Womack said the festival was to support the Wounded Warrior Project. more »»

Children learn about rockets

June 27, 2015 VIENNA — The Cornerstone Homeschool Cooperative’s NASA Rocket launch day on Friday was a success with a turnout of about 150 children at Ohio Valley University. more »»

Rodriguez attends fundraiser

June 26, 2015 VIENNA — University of Arizona head football coach Rich Rodriguez returned home to West Virginia to honor Taylor Jones on Thursday. more »»

MOV Work Camp wraps week in area

June 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Volunteers Thursday wrapped up four days of the Mid-Ohio Valley Work Camp, an annual project to help low-income, disabled and elderly homeowners in the Parkersburg are. more »»

Marietta Vice Walking Tour hits road

June 26, 2015 MARIETTA — Picture Marietta at the start of the 20th century when a few hungry robbers broke into an establishment and stole a ham. more »»

New Era School

June 26, 2015 MINERAL WELLS — It was a trip back in history for more than 30 students of the Cornerstone Homeschool Co-op, which serves Wood, Washington, Ritchie and Pleasants counties, as they visited the New Er... more »»

Woman spots bobcat in Reno

June 26, 2015 RENO — A bobcat joined Jenny Bruce for breakfast Thursday morning, thankfully with a window and grass in between the two. Bruce, 68, saw the feline walk across the tree line of her yard near Reno. more »»

Artist donates painting to Alzheimer's Association

June 26, 2015 PARKERSBURG — An 8-foot acrylic painting depicting Alzheimer’s Disease will be dedicated 1 p.m. more »»

Children study river bugs, history at museum camps

June 25, 2015 MARIETTA — “Whoa!” “Look at that!” “Cool!” These were just some of the expressions uttered by the youth participants in a three-day summer camp at the Ohio River and Campus Martius museums Wednesda. more »»

Torch run raises Special Olympics Ohio funds

June 25, 2015 MARIETTA — Carrying the “Flame of Hope” high as they led area law enforcement officers through Marietta Wednesday, Special Olympians Alicia Lee and Josh Donahue kicked off the city’s leg of the Law... more »»

Campers to learn rocket science

June 25, 2015 VIENNA — All systems are go for the Cornerstone Homeschool Cooperative’s NASA Rocket Launch Day from 9-11:30 a.m. Friday on the main campus of Ohio Valley University. more »»

Prickett’s Fort offers taste of history

June 25, 2015 FAIRMONT — Frontier Virginia comes alive at Prickett’s Fort State Park near Fairmont. more »»

Churches prepping summer picnics

June 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Picnics and summer go hand in hand. Churches like to picnic in the summer. Churches also like to share food, whether it’s sharing with its own membership or feeding a neighborhood. more »»

 
 
 

 

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