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  1. Leo Ernest Flower Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    Leo Ernest Flower, Jr., 89, of St. Marys, WV, passed away suddenly on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at his home. Leo was born in St. Marys on January 26, 1929, a son of the late Leo Ernest Sr. and Ruth Brown Flower.


  2. Jeremy Allen PerkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 |

    Jeremy Allen Perkins, 41, of Spencer, died July 14, 2018 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, West Virginia after an extended illness. He was born February 23, 1977 in Spencer, the first son of Stanley and Judy Perkins.


  3. Reed George BenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 |

    Reed was born August 31, 1961, a son of the late Robert Parke and Nancy Bender. For over 20 years, Reed was a devoted manager at Chris Miller Furniture, where he gained a work family.


  4. WVU holds majority on blue ribbon commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 7 |

    Out of the 14 members appointed so far to a new commission looking at higher education, about a third are connected to the West Virginia University Board of Governors. Gov. Jim Justice announced the appointment of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Four-Year Higher Education last Monday during a press conference.


  5. Gilmer Countya s Sada Wright signs with West VirginiaRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2018 |

    Sada Wright's prodigious abilities in both the shot put and discus were too great to pass up for West Virginia University women's track and field head coach Sean Cleary. Gilmer County's reigning and back-to-back Class A high school state champion in both events, as well as the owner of the third longest shot-put throw in state tournament history, proved an enticing addition to the Mountaineers' talent pool.


  6. Meadows waiting for a ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 |

    Former Williamstown football standout and ex-West Virginia University long snapper Nick Meadows is in a pretty good place at the moment. The 5-11, 225-pounder not only played 26 games for the Mountaineers, but he also was a two-time Academic All-Big 12 honoree.


  7. Hill breaks Pike Street series recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2018 |

    Photo courtesy of Rosie Abdella Amber Hill established a new Pike Street Lanes women's series record by bowling an 804 last month during the West Virginia state tournament. She rolled games of 258, 266 and 280 to break the old mark of 803.


  8. Thumbs Up, Thumbs DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 |

    UP: To Churchtown resident Hannah Archer, 13, who represented our region in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., this week. Archer made it to the second on-stage preliminary round - a feat few can match.


  9. Retired midwife to discuss book at Wood County Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 |

    Patsy Harman, a retired nurse midwife whose lay midwife career began when she and her husband lived in a rural commune near Spencer in the mid-1970s, will give a presentation of her newest book at 10:30 a.m. June 9 at the Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library. In the story the main character, midwife Clara Perry, is accustomed to comforting her pregnant patients, calming fathers-to-be as they anxiously await the birth of their children, and ensuring the babies she delivers come safely into this world.


  10. Stephanie L. McCultyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 |

    She was a 1960 graduate of Wirt County High School where she was a Majorette and prominent in the music program and an avid piano player and was the Black Walnut Princess. She graduated from Glenville State College with an A.B. in Elemantary Education and was a member of Delta Zeta Sorority.


  11. Busy weekend for young Elvis tribute artist from ViennaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 |

    Hank's entertaining weekend started with his Elvis Presley tribute performance Friday night at the Wood County Relay for Life at City Park. It was the third time Hank had performed at Relay for Life.


  12. Mary K. LowersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 |

    Mary is survived by her mother and step-father, Basil and Janie Philbrick; her son, Joshua Lowers of Parkersburg, WV; sister, Sherry Roedersheimer of Parkersburg; two nieces, Carrie Roedersheimer of Morgantown and Ellen Roedersheimer of Parkersburg; one great-nephew, Jackson Roedersheimer; and two uncles, Joseph In addition to her father, Mary was preceded in death by her grandparents, Woodrow and Mildred Lowers and Buck and Berneida Ritchea. Graveside services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.


  13. Service held for victims of 1927 coal mine disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 |

    By JIM BISSETT, The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Henry Russell knew he was going to die, as he crouched in the damp and the smoke and the darkness.


  14. Nature Conservancy purchases Dolly Sods acreageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 |

    Photo by Michael Erb Chief Scout Executive Michael Surbaugh of the Boy Scouts of America was the featured speaker Thursday night at The Nature Conservancy of West Virginia's Corporate Council for the Environment Annual Dinner in Morgantown. Photo by Michael Erb Thomas Minney, state director of the Nature Conservancy of West Virginia, announced the purchase of 1,143 acres along the Allegheny Front in the Dolly Sods and Canaan Valley region Thursday during the Corporate Council for the Environment Annual Dinner in Morgantown.


  15. Study pushes completion of Parkersburg to Pittsburgh rail trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 |

    File Photo From left, Mark Lewis, president and CEO of the Greater Parkersburg Convention and Visitors Bureau; Eric Oberg, with the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's Midwest Region; Kent Spellman, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy consultant; and CSX officials David Schulte and Travers Mauldin gather in August along a railroad track off West Virginia 47 at Brown's Asphalt where a segment abandoned by CSX meets a still-active segment. CSX has agreed to sell the abandoned segment, which will be used to fill in a portion of the gap between the North Bend Rail Trail and the City of Parkersburg.


  16. Sara Jane CharltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 |

    She was born January 19, 1947, in Parkersburg, a daughter of the late John Denver and Bernice Mabel Sutherland. She was a homemaker and enjoyed cooking and gardening.


  17. Grae-Con says Swope didn't file proper bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 |

    Grae-Con Construction is contesting the project bids on the new Williamstown-area elementary school, saying the winning company did not file all the required information. Grae-Con was the second-lowest bidder on construction of the new Williamstown-Waverly Elementary School, which will be built at the site of the former Fenton Art Glass factory and gift shop in Williamstown.


  18. Snowy owla s recovery a feather in Morgantown facilitya s capRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 |

    A snowy owl found in Wood County brought attention to the work of the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia . Founded in 2012, the ACCA is a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to conserving the region's wild birds through research, education and rehabilitation.


  19. Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference slated for April 16-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 |

    The 2018 Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference will be held April 16-17 at the Marriott Waterfront Place Hotel in Morgantown. The conference, sponsored by the West Virginia Manufacturers Association, will feature a natural gas expo sponsored by the Independent Oil and Gas Association of West Virginia and the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association.


  20. Budgeting to meet the needs of West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 |

    Bipartisanship isn't always easy but I'm pleased that the fiscal year 2018 appropriations bill provides West Virginia with important funding to fight the opioid epidemic, invest in high-speed internet and broadband access throughout our state, improve infrastructure and move West Virginia forward. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, I have fought for these investments in our West Virginia communities.


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