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  1. Your vote carries weightRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... owner Steve Hummel, Mothman Museum founder Jeff Wamsley, Hidden Marietta owner Jessica Wielitzka, Haunted Parkersburg Ghost Tours creator Susan Sheppard and the AIMS Team from Christina Myer is executive editor of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel. ...

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  2. Parkersburg can be place for fulfilling promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... civil rights leaders, and our own students, faculty, staff, and friends as West Virginia University at Parkersburg convenes the National Institutes for Historically Underserved Students on our campus and in our community Nov. 8-10. The event is ...

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  3. Zora E. BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Zora E. Boston, 102, of Parkersburg passed away October 16, 2018 at Cedar Grove Personal Care. She was born on March 4, 1916 in Eaton, WV and was the daughter of the late Elliott C. and Nora Joy Deem.

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  4. Wood County ready for early voting to beginRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The early voting location for Wood County will be at the Judge Black Annex at 315 Market St. in Parkersburg. It will be open Wednesday through Nov. 3 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, said Wood County Clerk Mark Rhodes.

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  5. Questions remain one year after IEI fireRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Art Smith Debris and water are shown at the IEI Plastics site at 3801 Camden Ave. in south Parkersburg this week. One year after fire destroyed the former Ames shovel plant, the cause of the blaze remains unknown.

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  6. One Year After the IEI Fire: Officials tackling accountability, equipment issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    If there was one thing exposed to be addressed by emergency officials, it was accountability of personnel on the scene of an event. Wood County 911 Director Rick Woodyard, Lubeck Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Stewart, Parkersburg Fire Chief Jason Matthews and Vienna Fire Chief Steve Scholl all agree.

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  7. Trinity Used Book Sale to be Nov. 5-10Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Wayne Towner Lynn Fury-Prather, left, chair of the Trinity Used Book Sale, and sale committee member Susie Fitcher, right, look through donated books in preparation for the 70th annual book sale in early November at Trinity Episcopal Church in Parkersburg. File Photo The annual Trinity Used Book Sale will be Nov. 5-10 at Trinity Episcopal Church at Fourth and Juliana streets in downtown Parkersburg.

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  8. Parkersburg photographer wins awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Jeff Baughan Rachel Martin sits in front of the backdrop which was covered for her picture with Courtney Winter with glitter at her Dils Building studio. Photo Provided This picture of Ripley High School junior Courtney Winter earned Parkersburg photographer Rachel Martin the "Senior Artistry Photographer of the Week" Award.

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  9. New book celebrates half a century of Parkersburg South High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The book takes a look at the events that led to the creation of the school and its opening in 1968, alumni who got their start at the school and the traditions that have made time spent at Parkersburg South a treasured memory for those who attended. Orders can be made using the coupon included in an ad in this edition of The News and Sentinel or can be ordered online at NewsandSentinel.com.

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  10. Chiropractor opens Ohio Valley Taekwondo Academy in MariettaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Three siblings that take advantage of the shared family time are Lily, 10, Gabe, 11, and Noah Price, 12, of Parkersburg. All three children have already achieved the rank of black belt and said they enjoy their time practicing taekwondo. Classes are ...

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  11. Walk spotlights pets facing abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    To shed light on the effects of domestic violence on pets, the Family Crisis Intervention Center in Parkersburg is holding its first Registration is $5 per dog and begins at 10 a.m. at shelter 7 near the pond. Each pet will receive a bandana to wear during the walk, which begins around 10:15 a.m..

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  12. W. "Lee" GoodwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    He was born April 26, 1970 in Parkersburg, a son of the late Daniel and Sandra Swecker Goodwin. He worked as an Insurance Security Analyst for Highmark, was a member of the Vienna Volunteer Fire Dept.

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  13. Robert Leroy CollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Robert Leroy Collins, 84, of Pullman, WV, departed this life on Friday, October 19, 2018, at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg, WV. Robert was born April 30, 1934 on Gnats Run near Pennsboro, WV, a son of the late Ray and Ana Marie Collins.

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  14. Robert L. "Red" Davis Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Davis Sr., 79, of Parkersburg, WV passed away October 17, 2018 after an extended illness at his residence with his loving family by his side. He was born on March 18, 1939 in Bens Run, WV to the late Harold L. and Naomi L. Davis.

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  15. Wood County Board of Education to meet Monday, TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... The board will meet in regular session at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the board's 13th and Plum streets offices in Parkersburg. The meeting is open to the public. The board will receive reports on several current construction projects, including the ...

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  16. Barton receives prison sentence for vehicular homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... that evidence of the state would have proved her actions resulted in the death of Chad Matthew Cokeley, 24, of Parkersburg. She pleaded guilty to count two, a second-degree felony, and the prosecution agreed to drop the other counts against her. She ...

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  17. Todd Burge to release two albums at Dils Center concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo Provided Todd Burge of Parkersburg will be releasing two albums at a show Nov. 2 at the Dils Center in Parkersburg. Photo Provided Todd Burge of Parkersburg will be releasing two albums at a show Nov. 2 at the Dils Center in Parkersburg.

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  18. Smoot Theatre screening C8 documentary this eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Two Parkersburg natives concerned about the health impacts of C8 contamination on Parkersburg High School alumni collaborated on getting a movie about the pollution to be shown 7 p.m. today at the Smoot Theatre. Andrew Brownfield of Charlotte, N.C., and Ben Hawkins of Arlington, Va., formerly of Parkersburg, were friends with the late Dr. Michael Cox of Parkersburg, a member of the class of 1993 who died in 2017 from pancreatic cancer at the age of 42. The three were childhood friends from Jackson Junior High School and called themselves the Cold Lunch Misfits.

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  19. Bible book turns into a mystery for Parkersburg manRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Jeff Baughan Craig Gorrell of Parkersburg holds his copy of the 1950 book "Bible Readings for the Home" in which he found a number of items, including a color negative of a senior citizen woman, whose identity Gorrell is attempting to discover. Photo Provided A print made from the negative found in Craig Gorrell's purchased book "Bible Readings for the Home," which he purchased at Bookends in Belpre.

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  20. Justice Loughry, although convicted, now wants his impeachment trial tossedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Virginia Metro

    ... charges against former Justice Allen Brad McElhinny is the statewide correspondent for MetroNews. Brad is a Parkersburg native who spent more than 20 years at the Charleston Daily Mail.Contact him at brad.mcelhinny@wvmetronews.com or on Twitter ...

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