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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 $115,900 which is roughly $60/per square foot. More Parkersburg information.

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1 hr ago | West Virginia Division of Natural Res...

"The Frontier Table" is set at Blennerhassett Island State Park Aug....

PARKERSBURG, West Virginia - Local historians Martha and Richard "Dick" Hartley have spent the past 25 years researching the food that early settlers in Western Virginia prepared and ate.


5 hrs ago |

Sold For $3.8M

Two months after a local developer announced his intention to purchase 175 aces on Fort Boreman Hill, a deed filed in the Wood County Clerk's Office confirms the deal is complete.


9 hrs ago |

Alzheimer's group to hold free workshops

The Alzheimer's Association West Virginia Chapter will hold free community workshops for newly diagnosed with Alzheimer's patients and their caregivers.


14 hrs ago |

City group hears from Huntington land bank leader

The coordinator of West Virginia's only land bank met Wednesday with a group of citizens and city officials to discuss the possibility of establishing a land reuse agency here.


Wed Aug 20, 2014

Marietta Times

New salon on Harmar Hill

Though the phones just got hooked up Wednesday morning, a new salon is nearly ready to start offering a wide array of hair services, manicures and waxing on Harmar Hill.


Hispanic Business

Combine Solicitation - Hot Aisle Containment System

This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued.


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.


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