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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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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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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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