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Amateur radio groups active in area

August 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — As many people communicate by computer, cell phone and even smart watch, some residents in the Mid-Ohio Valley continue to use of amateur, or “ham,” radio for recreation and public... more »»

Ham wins national contest

August 30, 2015 BELPRE — For 35 years, Sam Maze has enjoyed the amateur radio hobby and entered numerous contests to see how many contacts he can make around the country in a set amount of time. more »»

September events coming up

August 30, 2015 PARKERSBURG — While the end of the summer tourism season is approaching — many schools have already started classes — the Mid-Ohio Valley still has a number of festivals and activities on tap for... more »»

Foster Grandparent Volunteer Program benefits children

August 30, 2015 MARIETTA — A national program with a presence in Washington County is proof that the benefit children glean from having a grandparent does not only apply to blood relatives. more »»

Vintage Raceboat Regatta to be held

August 30, 2015 WHEELING — Driving through the middle of downtown Wheeling at 120 mph usually will land you in a lot of trouble, especially if police officers notice you didn’t buckle a safety belt. more »»

Bond among six men lasts 60 years

August 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Sixty-four years have not diminished the friendship among six men since they attended Parkersburg High School. more »»

Allohak Council recruiting Scouts online

August 29, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Allohak Council of the Boy Scouts of America Friday launched its first social media campaign to recruit new members. more »»

Social Justice Speaker Series returns Monday

August 29, 2015 MARIETTA — The Marietta College Social Justice Speaker Series will return with four presentations starting with Ali Doerflinger, associate professor of psychology, at 4 p.m. more »»

Navy reservist talks plans with students

August 27, 2015 VIENNA — A Navy reservist who is about to be deployed to the Middle East stopped by Greenmont Elementary School Wednesday to talk with a second-grade class about what he does and where he is going. more »»

Henderson Hall to sponsor car show and gospel sing

August 27, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN — Henderson Hall, in conjunction with the Pioneer Antique Auto Club, will sponsor an antique car show and gospel sing on Sept. 19. more »»

'Golden Horseshoe' to portray state history

August 27, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The history of West Virginia will be on stage at the Smoot Theatre in Septembe. more »»

Railroad excursions a perfect outing

August 27, 2015 DURBIN — Railroad excursions in West Virginia traverse the most picturesque land this side of Heaven. more »»

Festival focuses on bees

August 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Visitors to the 35th Annual West Virginia State Honey Festival received a better understanding of the impact honeybees make within agriculture and what goes into honey production. more »»

Hansen finds right educational fit at WVU

August 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — While college life is sometimes called a journey, it’s been more of a big road trip for Tyler Hansen. more »»

Inclusion key idea for new playground

August 24, 2015 MARIETTA — In memory of her father’s dream to bring a disability inclusive public playground to Marietta, Terrie Lincoln and the Supporters of Disability Rights in the Mid-Ohio Valley are raising... more »»

WVU-P ceremony scheduled for today

August 24, 2015 PARKERSBURG — West Virginia University at Parkersburg will hold its annual convocation ceremony at 11 a.m. today in the College Activities Center. Dr. more »»

Ripley Believes Rally planned

August 24, 2015 RIPLEY — The Jackson County Community Foundation in partnership with the City of Ripley and the Jackson County Board of Education is sponsoring the Ripley Believes Rally at 6 p.m. Au. more »»

'Harvest' proves fruitful

August 23, 2015 VIENNA — Hundreds of items were up for auction Saturday for the 34th annual Harvest of Opportunities benefit for SW Resources at the Grand Pointe Conference Center in Vienna. more »»

City Park abuzz for honey festival

August 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The 2015 West Virginia State Honey Festival kicked off Saturday with honey, crafts, concessions, a man with a bee beard, classic cars — and more honey. more »»

Benefit boosts humane society

August 23, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Fans of West Virginia University football and friends of the Humane Society of Parkersburg came together to raise funds for the society Saturday at the annual WVU Tailwaggin’ Tailgate... more »»



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