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  • Update: Meigs County under Level 3 Snow Emergency - The News CenterUpdate: Meigs County under Level 3 Snow Emergency - The News Center

    The News CenterUpdate: Meigs County under Level 3 Snow EmergencyThe News CenterWashington and Athens counties remain under a Level 2 snow emergency as many roads across the Mid-Ohio Valley continue to be covered with snow, ice and slush. Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks says a Level 2 declaration means road conditions are ...

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  • Local photographer sells nature photos to Wild Birds Unlimited - Parkersburg NewsLocal photographer sells nature photos to Wild Birds Unlimited - Parkersburg News

    Parkersburg NewsLocal photographer sells nature photos to Wild Birds UnlimitedParkersburg NewsA tufted titmouse takes a sunflower seed in its beak in this spring 2016 photo taken by Sharon Carper of Parkersburg. The photo was purchased by Wild Birds Unlimited. (Photo Provided). Carper, a real estate agent who is an amateur photographer, is no ...

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  • Second body recovered from creekSecond body recovered from creek

    About an hour after searchers resumed recovery efforts Saturday, the body of a second passenger was found in a Jeep that was swept away by high waters along Laurel Creek on Friday. Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens said the body of Robert Smith Jr., 56, was found by a member of the Waverly Volunteer Fire Department shortly after the search resumed Saturday.

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  • Area residents, clergy gather at Parkersburg church to honor King's life, dreamArea residents, clergy gather at Parkersburg church to honor King's life, dream

    Photo by Brett Dunlap Pastor Charles Grays of Zion Baptist Church and Pastor Casey Dawson of Sunrise Baptist Church spoke Sunday at a service to commemorate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in fighting for racial equality. Photo by Brett Dunlap Around 30 people gathered from around the community Sunday at Zion Baptist Church in Parkersburg for a service to commemorate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. People got up and greeted one another during the service.

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  • Courses on farming scheduled in ParkersburgCourses on farming scheduled in Parkersburg

    The Wood County Beef Association and the WVU Extension Services will offering a series of Farmers Short Courses each week from Jan. 18 to March 22. The courses are open to the public and free of charge.

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  • Free, Lepp to speak as part of Blennerhassett Museum lecture seriesFree, Lepp to speak as part of Blennerhassett Museum lecture series

    Photo Provided Musician Steve Free of Portsmouth, Ohio, will present a program on folk music at 2 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History. Photo Provided Storyteller Bil Lepp of Charleston, will give a program called "Fact or Fiction" at 2 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History.

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  • Photo Provided Architectural Interior Products is looking to expand this year.Photo Provided Architectural Interior Products is looking to expand this year.

    A local company which specializes in products and services for commercial building projects has made two acquisitions in the last year aimed at increasing its share of the market. Architectural Interior Products is a multi-state supplier of commercial building products located in the Airport Industrial Park north of Parkersburg, said Aaron Collie, vice president and minority owner of the company.

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  • Parkersburg Area Jaycees finish 2017 projectsParkersburg Area Jaycees finish 2017 projects

    The Parkersburg Area Jaycees closed out 2017 with two final community outreach projects and are preparing for more projects in the coming year. On Friday, Dec. 22, the Jaycees organized a Christmas party for the Boys and Girls Club of Parkersburg that included a dinner catered by Mary B's Diner, gift certificates from local businesses, and a visit from Santa sponsored by Goff Brothers Machine and Fabrication.

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  • John Zsigray v. County Commission of Lewis County West Virginia Lewis ...John Zsigray v. County Commission of Lewis County West Virginia Lewis ...

    JOHN R. ZSIGRAY, Plaintiff - Appellant, v. COUNTY COMMISSION OF LEWIS COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA; LEWIS COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT; JAMES H. MCATEE, Defendants - Appellees.

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  • Pleasants Area Chamber of Commerce to offer cooking classPleasants Area Chamber of Commerce to offer cooking class

    The Pleasants Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with St. Marys Galaxy Food Center and Catered Whims food service to offer cooking classes this winter. Starting Jan. 22, Catered Whims Chef Steven Roberts will hold a weekly cooking course at Galaxy grocery store on West Virginia 2 in St. Marys from 6-8 p.m. Roberts, who has taught cooking classes at West Virginia University of Parkersburg for the last several years, will offer classes covering culinary basics, prep, soups, sauces, decorations and a variety cooking methods to please the palate and improve culinary skills.

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  • Wood County grand jury indicts 68Wood County grand jury indicts 68

    After a week of deliberations, the Wood County grand jury for January 2018 returned indictments Friday against 68 persons, said Wood County Prosecutor Patrick Lefebure. Among those indicted was Stephen Griffith, 33, 2390 Meadowview Drive, Parkersburg, on charges of involuntary manslaughter, wanton endangerment with a firearm and brandishing.

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  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs DownThumbs Up, Thumbs Down

    UP: To renewed calls for Wood County Schools to adopt a social media policy - any policy - for employees. Even if only a very few of the adults employed by the school system have trouble remembering they are role models for students, and must act responsibly and professionally when they know their words can become publicly available, there must be measures in place to remind them.

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  • Photo of former Parkersburg resident, dying granddaughter goes viralPhoto of former Parkersburg resident, dying granddaughter goes viral

    A photo of a former Parkersburg man with a debilitating neurological disease sitting next to his dying granddaughter has received global attention. Ally Parker on Jan. 7 posted on Facebook the photo of her distraught father Sean Peterson sitting in the hospital room alongside her daughter, his granddaughter, Braylynn Lawhon, 5, who suffers from a brain tumor.

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  • Waverly woman dead after vehicle submerged in high waterWaverly woman dead after vehicle submerged in high water

    Photo by Evan Bevins Waverly volunteer firefighters, St. Joseph's Ambulance personnel and West Virginia Division of Natural Resources officers survey the scene where a 1999 Jeep Cherokee, visible to the right, was found submerged in Laurel Creek off Laurel Creek Road near Old St. Marys Pike outside of Parkersburg Friday. The body of 18-year-old Waverly resident Topanga I. Smith was found inside, and a search for the male believed to be driving the vehicle was suspended Friday afternoon due to the weather and approaching nightfall.

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  • Waverly woman dead after vehicle submerged in high water - Parkersburg NewsWaverly woman dead after vehicle submerged in high water - Parkersburg News

    Parkersburg NewsWaverly woman dead after vehicle submerged in high waterParkersburg NewsPhoto by Evan Bevins Waverly volunteer firefighters, St. Joseph's Ambulance personnel and West Virginia Division of Natural Resources officers survey the scene where a 1999 Jeep Cherokee, visible to the right, was found submerged in Laurel Creek off ...and more »

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  • UPDATE: 1 man charged in police chase, charges pending for other suspect - The News CenterUPDATE: 1 man charged in police chase, charges pending for other suspect - The News Center

    The News CenterUPDATE: 1 man charged in police chase, charges pending for other suspectThe News CenterDerick Walker, 32, of Washington, West Virginia has been charged with fleeing with reckless indifference and possession of a stolen vehicle. He's being held at the North Central Regional Jail on a $15,000 bond. Vienna Police say Jason Bernard, 44, of ...and more »

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  • Boone County man voted president of JayceesBoone County man voted president of Jaycees

    Terry Bartley of Foster will begin 2018 at his newly elected seat. Bartley has been a member of the organization for five years and has served as an active member of the Madison/Danville chapter.

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  • Clarence Abner Dawkins - Charleston Gazette-MailClarence Abner Dawkins - Charleston Gazette-Mail

    Charleston Gazette-MailClarence Abner DawkinsCharleston Gazette-MailA 1945 graduate of Parkersburg High School, he served in the U.S. Navy at the end of WWII, then attended West Virginia Wesleyan College, graduating in December of 1950. In September 1951 he married Helen Marie Farris of Clarksburg, West Virginia, his ...

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  • Two men arrested after pursuit in Vienna, ParkersburgTwo men arrested after pursuit in Vienna, Parkersburg

    Photo by Evan Bevins Vienna and Parkersburg Police officers surround the scene where a reportedly stolen car was stopped by Vienna Police in front of Gran Ranchero Mexican Restaurant on Ohio Avenue in Parkersburg Thursday afternoon. A passenger in the car, Jason Bernard, is seen sitting against a Vienna cruiser.

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  • Man charged in Parkersburg bank robbery - West Virginia MetroNewsMan charged in Parkersburg bank robbery - West Virginia MetroNews

    West Virginia MetroNewsMan charged in Parkersburg bank robberyWest Virginia MetroNews... 29, of Parkersburg, was arrested near the intersection of state Route 95 and Rayon Drive about 35 minutes after it was reported a man fitting his description robbed the Williamstown Bank branch on Seventh Street, Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin ...and more »

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  • UPDATE: Authorities identify suspect in 7th Street bank robbery - The News CenterUPDATE: Authorities identify suspect in 7th Street bank robbery - The News Center

    The News CenterUPDATE: Authorities identify suspect in 7th Street bank robberyThe News CenterA Parkersburg man is in custody, accused of robbing a Parkersburg branch of Williamstown Bank Tuesday. Police Chief Joe Martin says Jeremy Lane Cheeseman, 29, was taken into custody by the West Virginia State Police about 30 minutes after authorities ...and more »

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  • UPDATE: Sheetz opens first Parkersburg location - The News CenterUPDATE: Sheetz opens first Parkersburg location - The News Center

    The News CenterUPDATE: Sheetz opens first Parkersburg locationThe News CenterHundreds attended the ceremony along with Parkersburg Mayor Tom Joyce and John Corbett, the CEO of Special Olympics West Virginia. The convenience store and gas station chain has more than 500 locations across the country. Adam Sheetz, the Assistant VP ...and more »

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  • Parkersburg South wrestler Amos one of the nation's best - West Virginia MetroNewsParkersburg South wrestler Amos one of the nation's best - West Virginia MetroNews

    West Virginia MetroNewsParkersburg South wrestler Amos one of the nation's bestWest Virginia MetroNewsPARKERSBURG, W.Va. – After capturing its third consecutive state title last year, the Parkersburg South wrestling team continued its reign as one of the most dominant athletic programs in West Virginia. This year, with the addition of standout ...and more »

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  • Two arrested and charged after drug raid at Parkersburg apartment - The News CenterTwo arrested and charged after drug raid at Parkersburg apartment - The News Center

    The News CenterTwo arrested and charged after drug raid at Parkersburg apartmentThe News CenterParkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin says at 8:45 A.M. Thursday, Parkersburg Police officers and SWAT team agents conducted a drug raid at 316 5th Street, Apt. 1, in Parkersburg. Inside the apartment, agents found five guns, one ounce of suspected ...and more »

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