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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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United Way helps Peer Support programs

With the help of the community and the United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley, Peer Support has been able to help adults with mental illness for two decades.

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'Eers Are Coming To Town

Or talk to Mountaineer basketball coach Bob Huggins about the challenges facing his program in the rugged Big 12 Conference? You will have that opportunity on Thursday May 8 when the Mountaineer Athletic Club's Coaches Caravan makes its annual stop in Parkersburg.

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Forrest David Shelene

David was born Nov. 26, 1953, in Parkersburg, a son of the late Forrest J. and Mary June Cain Shelene.

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Baseball league plan needs time

The commissioner of the Frontier League said that even if another area lands the independent league's 14th franchise, it won't be the third strike in efforts to bring professional baseball back to Parkersburg.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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Proposed demo list in flux

A roster of more than 170 vacant houses in the city of Parkersburg, about half of which are targeted for demolition under a new initiative proposed by Mayor Bob Newell, is a working document very much subject to change.

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An American-made success story

It is refreshing, at least for me, to learn about a business that is succeeding again after falling on difficult times.

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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

UP: To Parkersburg taking another step toward becoming the low-budget horror film capital of the universe.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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Par Mar campaign to help kids

Par Mar Stores Friday kicked off a multi-week campaign to raise funds for the Children's Home Society of West Virginia.

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Good Friday Walk

Many of those participating in Friday's Stations of the Cross walk between downtown churches had been to the event before.

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Leona C. Leach

Leona Catherine Harper Leach, 92, of Simpson, W.Va., passed away on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family.

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Helping Neighbors

Thank you, Mid-Ohio Valley. The caring and generosity on which local organizations have always known they could count shined through even in this year that has been financially tough on so many of you.

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A Close Call

A Thursday afternoon fire at a Virginia Avenue boarding house left eight people displaced, injured one firefighter, and saw the rescue of a pet guinea pig from the smoke, officials said.

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Southside library efforts moving ahead

Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library officials must clear one more regulatory hurdle before a new chapter can begin for the south Parkersburg branch.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Commission to discuss Tebay issue

PARKERSBURG Two issues will be discussed today by the Wood County Commission over the withdrawal of a candidate in the primary election.

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Big Reds sweep South

Tris Spitsnaugle held a 7-6 advantage, but then had to rally past Parkersburg South's Garrett Dailey for a 9-8 victory via a 7-2 tiebreaker at No.

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Casting call for horror film

An open casting call will be held for parts in a horror film due to be filmed in the Parkersburg area beginning in May. The movie, called "The Axeman of Henderson County," will be a feature-length movie filmed by Semi-Charmed Productions in the Parkersburg area in May, said Larry Parmiter, co-owner of the company.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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Armed suspect sought in robbery

The suspect is described as a white male between 5 feet, 6 inches and 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighing 130 to 160 pounds.

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Goal Exceeded

The United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley announced Wednesday its 2013-2014 fundraising campaign resulted in contributions of $769,466, which was $39,466 over its goal.

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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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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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