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Parkersburg, West Virginia is located in Wood County. Zip codes in Parkersburg, WV include 26103, 26102, and 26106. The median home price in Parkersburg is $98,500 which is roughly $57/per square foot. More Parkersburg information.

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15 hrs ago | Huntington News

Nomination Process Opens for 8th Annual Spirit of Philanthropy Awards

Philanthropy West Virginia is pleased to announce that it is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Spirit of Philanthropy Awards, the state's premier awards in philanthropy.

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19 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

Newell plan targets blight

Mayor Bob Newell asked City Council to commit $1 million to raze 85 houses and acquire property as part of a wide-ranging plan to address slum and blight in the city.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Newell plan targets blight

Mayor Bob Newell asked City Council to commit $1 million to raze 85 houses and acquire property as part of a wide-ranging plan to address slum and blight in the city.

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May Wonderful West Virginia magazine features Avian Antics, Sumner...

The May 2014 issue of Wonderful West Virginia magazine, now on sale, features articles about national natural treasures Organ Cave and Fisher Spring Run Bog, avian entertainment provided by tree swallows and bluebirds, a history of Parkersburg's Sumner School, and a profile of master furniture craftsman Mark Soukup.

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Blennerhassett Sternwheeler Charters for Rollin' on the River Get-togethers in 2014

Those planning family or group gatherings can take advantage of paddlewheel charters aboard the Island Belle sternwheeler this summer.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Wood County officials discuss audit

No mention of audit findings relating to Wood County Commissioner Wayne Dunn's handling of the Smart Energy Solution program was made during a Monday meeting between state auditors and commissioners.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

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Best Trick Contest

It was an afternoon of aerial antics as 23 skateboarders took to the concrete Sunday in the Downtown Bethel Church's Best Trick Contest at the Parkersburg Skate Park.

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Kids with impairment hunt for eggs

More than a dozen children attended the Lions Club's third annual Easter Egg Hunt for Visually Impaired Children on Sunday afternoon.

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A Hard Winter

The Parkersburg Utility Board has made an excellent decision in allowing staff members more discretion to reduce water bills made exponentially higher by leaks caused by a terrible winter.

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Downtown requires quality government

Last week I attended a meeting in Charleston about how things were going for our Downtown PKB program.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

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Bus service might see changes

Tim Thomas, the manager of the Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority, said the Easy Rider bus service is always being evaluated to make sure it serves as many people as possible.

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MOV Easter Parade

"This is our biggest parade yet," said parade founder and organizer Kiki Angelos.

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Mayberry praises hospital auxiliary

During Camden Clark Medical Center's annual volunteer luncheon Friday, out-going Auxiliary President Ted Mayberry said those who serve at the hospital are all caregivers, even if they're not medically treating a patient.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

UP: To four West Virginia elected officials-Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, Auditor Glen Gainer, and Treasurer John Perdue - for taking part in a discussion about how residents can avoid becoming victims of a scam.

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Fourth-grade foresters program to be held today

Fourth-graders in all elementary schools in Parkersburg today will receive a tree to take home and plant as part of the annual Arbor Day celebration organized by the Parkersburg Tree Commission.

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Bethel (Webb) Baker

Heaven called and Bethel Baker, 98, of Auburn, W.Va., answered on April 9, 2014, at the home of her daughter in Williamstown.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

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Easter Bonnets

The Easter holiday season has officially begun with the fifth annual Mid-Ohio Valley Easter Bonnet Contest having taken place Thursday evening.

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City ponders utility line insurance

City council's Public Works Committee is considering a National League of Cities program that would provide affordable insurance for residents' sewer, water and natural gas lines.

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Spring Views at West Virginia's State Parks include nature walks,...

Spring wildflower walks, birding programs and quiet cabin settings are spring tonics at West Virginia's State Parks and Forests.

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Overwhelmed Border

Unlike the heroin epidemic of the 1960s and 1970s, which was mainly confined to high-population, urban areas, the current surge of that deadly drug is being felt in communities of all sizes.

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Freeze Warning for Wood County was issued at April 16 at 8:57PM EDT

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