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Baker named best welder in state

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A Wood County Technical Center welding student was named the best welder in the state and will move on to the national level in June. more »»

 
 
 
Helping the Victims

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Help and support is available for sexual assault victims. April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. more »»

Smoot readies doc debut

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — A documentary inspired by a local historian’s book on the oil and gas industry will be shown next month at the Smoot Theatre. “Burning Springs” will be shown at 8 p.m. more »»

Boice writes, publishes kids book

April 23, 2014 POINT PLEASANT — David Boice, a former Parkersburg resident, has penned, illustrated and published his first children’s book. more »»

Great Cloth Diaper Change slated in Parkersburg

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — An event to encourage the use of real cloth diapers and help break a world record will be held Saturday in Parkersburg. more »»

Rowing club raises funds

April 23, 2014 VIENNA — More than 100 people recently attended the fourth annual Ohio Valley Rowing Club’s Cash Drawing and Social at the Parkersburg Country Club. more »»

Bike Rodeo set for Saturday

April 23, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The annual Bike Rodeo will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Jefferson Elementary Center. more »»

WVU-P unveils veterans center

April 22, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Dozens of veterans, residents and area officials gathered Monday at West Virginia University at Parkersburg to celebrate the official opening of the college’s Veterans Resource Center. more »»

Taste of Home Cooking

April 22, 2014 MARIETTA — The perfect recipe for creating new memories with loved ones includes good friends, good conversation and great food. more »»

Beverly man runs Boston Marathon

April 22, 2014 BOSTON — Beverly resident Roger Quimby had some unfinished business to attend to Monday in Boston. more »»

Safety Day

April 22, 2014 VIENNA — For a third consecutive year, the Grand Central Mall will be hosting an event Saturday to raise safety awareness in the Mid-Ohio Valley. The Safety Day program will be noon-3 p.m. more »»

Belpre Girl Scouts recognized for work with Humane Society

April 22, 2014 BELPRE — Four members of Girl Scout Troop 3249 in Belpre were recognized Monday for their efforts on behalf of the Humane Society of Parkersbur. more »»

Bond to keynote convention

April 22, 2014 PARKERSBURG — More than 100 members of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international honor society that recognizes and supports outstanding women in education, will gather April 25-27 at the Blennerhassett... more »»

Library event puts focus on gardening

April 22, 2014 VIENNA — The Vienna Public Library will host a free presentation of “Design Basics and Your Most Popular Gardening Questions Answered” by local gardening expert Lyndsay Biehl at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. more »»

Art Showcase

April 19, 2014 MARIETTA — The Adelphia music hall, 203 Second St. in Marietta, will be filled with artwork, theater and music for three days beginning Monday. more »»

Student wins elementary chess tournament

April 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Elijah McIntyre, a sixth-grader from Waverly Elementary, took first place in the 2014 Wood County Elementary Chess Tournament. more »»

Beverly-Waterford 225th anniversary falls on Sunday

April 19, 2014 MARIETTA — Birthday bells will be ringing Sunday in Beverly and Waterford as the communities celebrate their 225th birthday, and plans for more celebrations throughout the year are under way. more »»

Sutton speaks about advocacy at Kiwanis

April 19, 2014 PARKERSBURG — Lisa Sutton, executive director of the Children’s Listening Place, 1206 Market St., since February, was the keynote speaker at the North Parkersburg Kiwanis Club meeting. more »»

Catholics to honor donors

April 19, 2014 FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Catholic Charities West Virginia’s Central Region’s 12th annual Communities of Salt and Light dinner will be April 25 at the Knights of Columbus Banquet Hall in Fairmont. more »»

Williamstown wins Tree City USA award

April 18, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — The City of Williamstown will celebrate being named Tree City USA for the 30th year with a ceremony next week, officials said. more »»

Warren student excels in welding at WCCC

April 18, 2014 MARIETTA — Washington County Career Center senior Amber Suprano, 19, may be one of the few girls that have gone through the school’s welding program. more »»

 
 

W C B of E Candidate Night April 24, 2014

All Wood County Board of Education candidates have been invited to attend a Candidate night sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Wood County. Each candidate will have one minute to make an opening statement. more »

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