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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 $115,000 which is roughly $64/per square foot. More Parkersburg information.

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Patricia J. Drake

Patricia enjoyed crafts and using her artistic skills with drawing. She was a gardener and liked to can her garden produce.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

City considering loan to help demolish houses

Acting as the Urban Renewal Authority Tuesday, City Council sought more time to consider a proposal to fund demolition of dozens of dilapidated houses.


Newell defends ambulance purchase

An ambulance purchased by the city Fire Department will be used only if no other ambulances are available, Mayor Bob Newell told City Council members Tuesday evening.


Erickson bleacher donations have exceeded $10K

Donations to the Erickson All-Sports Facility bleacher fund in honor of the memory of long-time Parkersburg South Principal Tom Eschbacher, now exceed $10,000, said Richard Bush, the president of the board of directors of the Camden Avenue sports complex.


Video: Items fall from Memorial Bridge

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is looking into what can be seen falling or being dropped from the Memorial Bridge in a video posted on Facebook.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

Volunteers sought to help with Vietnam memorial

Volunteers will be needed to help those who visit to pay their respects when the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall arrives in Parkersburg later this month, an organizer said.


Sun Aug 17, 2014

Buses, crossing guards on duty

With school starting today, residents of Wood County are reminded to stop for all buses with red lights flashing, officials said.


The crumbling of America

As I recently paid my tax bill, I couldn't help wondering where all this money is going.



When riders of the Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority's Easy Rider buses look back on the past 28 years of reliable service, it is important to remember during all that time bus fare has remained a very affordable 50 cents.


Almost Queen and food draws crowds

For those who came out Saturday for the second day of the 2014 edition of the Parkersburg Homecoming Festival, the biggest attractions were music and food.


Wood man's collection on exhibit at museum

In 2003, James L. Webster of Wood County wrote a book on the Wheeling Decorating Co., a business in Wheeling that closed in 1962.


Parade sees clears skies, 125 entries

With sunny weather and clear skies, many people came out to watch the assortment of marchers, organizations and others participate in the annual event.


Sat Aug 16, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

Williard Jenkins

He was born July 9, 1947, in Parkersburg, WV. He is the son of the late Willard Jenkins and Henrietta Doyle Jenkins Gordon.


A big day for Big Red Band alumni

Band alumni will be celebrating a 90-year tradition and legacy of band excellence during today's Parkersburg Homecoming Festival Parade, beginning at noon on Market Street, followed by a reception at 6 p.m. that evening in the PHS bandroom.


Troop 16 has cleaned up at Homecoming for 32 years

Cleaning up after thousands of people downtown for Homecoming is a dirty job, but for 32 years, the members, leaders and parents of Boy Scout Troop 16 have been the ones to do it.


City puts its pride on display

The lines from a George Jones song released 50 years ago are so appropriate today: "The race is on and here comes pride up the backstretch.'


17 singers, 2 dance acts to compete in talent show

Rookies, nationally touring acts and veteran local musicians will be on the Suddenlink Stage at the Parkersburg Homecoming Festival at 2 p.m. today.


Fri Aug 15, 2014

Parkersburg native to show work at Art Center

"Building Bridges," an exhibit of works by artist Janis Archer McCracken, will open Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Parkersburg Art Center.


Airport hosts thrills, saves pilots

Money From Other Funds Added to $12,000 Approved by State Tax Commissioner for Out-right Purchase of 400 acres; "Not a Cent More Taxes" to be Laid.



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