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  1. Tasty artwork center stage at Parkersburg 'Yum!' exhibitRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Inter-Mountain

    Many local artists took a creative culinary journey with their representations of food in the Parkersburg Art Center's Regional Exhibition and Competition.

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  2. Fitness Expo slated at City ParkRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The event, which includes more than 20 independent exhibitors, starts with the 5K Dale Hill Memorial Run and Walk and includes various exhibitions and shows on fitness and healthy lifestyles, Norm Payne is an owner of 4live Entertainment of Parkersburg, the promoters of the show. Miss West Virginia USA 2014 Charisse Haislop will be a host, Payne said.

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  3. Bird finds success with JamberryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    It was so simple. Debbie Bird walked up to the counter at the Third Street Deli in Parkersburg to pay for lunch.

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  4. Woman injured in auto accidentRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The accident occurred about 7:55 p.m. Friday in the 2600 block of Pike Street in south Parkersburg and involved two drivers, Stephanie Shafer, 36, of Vienna, and Katherine Conly, 59, of Vienna, said Sgt. J. Cumpston with the Parkersburg Police Department.

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  5. North Hills honors July 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... celebrations on Saturday, marking the Fourth of July with parades, festivals, gatherings, and fireworks shows in Parkersburg, Marietta, Beverly, Elizabeth and Ripley, among others.

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  6. Morrisey, city disagree on tax planRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The West Virginia Attorney General's Office does not agree with a proposed plan by the city of Parkersburg to delay cuts to the city's business and occupation tax until January following the implementation of a municipal sales tax which began July 1. "The Attorney General's Office this week issued a response to the Municipal Home Rule Board's question regarding whether Parkersburg's decision to delay its business and occupation tax cut while moving forward with implementing the sales tax complies with the state's Home Rule law," said Jared Hunt, press secretary with the office of the West Virginia Attorney General, in a press release issued Saturday.

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  7. Bonnie J. Freed McIntyreRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Bonnie was a registered nurse, having taught nursing at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. She had worked in several places during her career, including Triplett Army Medical Center in Hawaii, which was her favorite, and most recently for Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, Ohio.

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  8. William O. 'Bill' HofmannRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    He was a 1952 graduate of Parkersburg High School, where he played on the Big Red baseball team. He was a United States Army veteran, having served in Korea.

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  9. George W. Cox Jr.Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    George W Cox Jr., 67, of Elizabeth, W.Va., passed away at Parkersburg Care and Rehab after an extended illness. Services will be 1 p.m. Monday, July 6, 2015, at Matheny Whited Funeral Home of Elizabeth, W.Va.

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  10. Get rid of the user's feeRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The minimum wage worker is asking the mayor to do away with the user's fee, or Parkersburg tax, that our former mayor put on us. No one has ever stated just what the user's fee, or Parkersburg tax, is used for.

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  11. Getting to know Downtown PKBRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... to start with the end in mind, so let's begin with our vision. Downtown PKB envisions a revitalized downtown Parkersburg that, drawing on its unique and genuine sense of place, fosters economic opportunity, creative endeavors and community vitality. ...

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  12. Learning low expectationsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... I had the opportunity to listen to a local high school exchange student from France discuss her experiences in Parkersburg - and the U.S. - over the past year. The young woman stated frankly that she was "not ready to go home," and had enjoyed her ...

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  13. McCoy out to improve amateur boxing markRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    While there will be seven pro bouts on Saturday night's Battle at the Boneyard outdoor boxing card across from The Polo Club, a lot of those attending will be rooting on too the participants in the seven amateur fights on tap that night, including Parkersburg's Ryan McCoy. McCoy, 7-3 as an amateur boxer, will be fighting Clarksburg's Tyler Brown, who sports a 5-3 ring record, in a 158-pound matchup.

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  14. Pickleball grows from humble originsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2013 | Daily News

    ... who is said to have chased the ball every time it went out of bounds. Joan later clarified in a column for the Parkersburg, W.Va., News and Sentinel that it was actually the other way around: Pickles was named for the game. Pickleball isn't yet a ...

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  15. Tasty artwork center stage at Parkersburg Yum exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) -- Many local artists took a creative culinary journey with their representations of food in the Parkersburg Art ...

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  16. Going Beyond: Sacrifices of armed forces deserve reverenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    State flags on West Virginia government buildings were at half-staff Tuesday, honoring Army Sgt. Kenneth R. Berry of Parkersburg, who was killed in a training accident last week in Kentucky.

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  17. Rubber Ducky tickets on saleRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Ticket sales have started for the 26th annual Rubber Ducky Derby, associated with the Parkersburg Homecoming, according to Homecoming President Sherry Valentine. A total of 4,000 tickets are available with prices set at one ticket for $5 or five tickets for $20.

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  18. Kids Fest to be held July 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... God. "He can make a difference." File Photo A child's face is painted at last year's Kids Fest at City Park in Parkersburg. The festival is from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. July 11. File Photo Mr. Mike, a retired police officer from Clarksburg and circus clown, ...

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  19. Event slated at patriot's graveRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... at the grave of Capt. James Neal, a Revolutionary War patriot, at 2 p.m. today at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Parkersburg. The ceremony is open to the public and will feature the unveiling of a granite marker showing Neal is recognized by the Sons of ...

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  20. Flag recipient donates to Red WingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Stoneking saw an article in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel about flags given away by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Center and asked if she could have them placed in her yard in Parkersburg. However, her request had one condition; she would have them only if she could make a $100 donation to the Parkersburg High School Red Wings.

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