Parkersburg News and Sentinel Newsen-usThu, 30 Jun 2016 18:57:50 EDTThu, 30 Jun 2016 18:57:50 EDT woman wins bronze at Transplant Games of America - A local woman whose life was saved by a liver transplant last year won two medals earlier this month at The Transplant Games of America.Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTParkersburg, Marietta humane societies plan benefit - A benefit for the humane societies in Parkersburg and Marietta will be held at the premiere of "The Secret Life of Pets" at 7 p.m. July 7 at the Odyssey Theatre at the Lafayette Plaza in Mariett.Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTShakespeare by the River begins in Marietta - The third annual Shakespeare by the River program kicks off 8:30 p.m. today at Muskingum Park. This year's production is "The Taming of the Shrew," William Shakespeare's classic play. Performances are free and open to the public.Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTNewport Volunteer Fire Department holds annual Fireman's Festival - There are plenty of good reasons for people to go to the Newport VFD Fireman's Festival. There's a parade, great food, games, rides, a country store, bingo, raffles, live entertainment and, of course fireworks.Mon, 27 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTItalian foreign exchange student reviews his Parkersburg experience - Pietro Refosco, a foreign exchange student from Valdagno, Italy, has enjoyed his stay in Parkersburg. Valdagno is a town located in northeastern Italy, about 250 miles north of Rome.Mon, 27 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT