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  1. Sally E. Wentz 1975-2014Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily-Jeff.com

    ... David Friend and Shirley Burdette; her sister, Veronica Hoder of Ripley, W.Va.; and her brother, Chris Mace of Parkersburg, W.Va. Friends and family may gather at the Farus Funeral Home of New Concord on Nov. 22 from the hours of 5 to 8 p.m., where ...

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  2. Lucille C. Papesh 1932-2014Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily-Jeff.com

    In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Papesh, who passed away on June 25, 1998; and two brothers, George and John Ostojich. Lucille is survived by two sons, Henry Papesh of Houston and Mark Papesh of Parkersburg,W.Va.; one daughter, Donna Platt of Pittsburgh; four grandchildren, Matthew, Andrea, Henry and Samantha; two sisters, Jo Ann Ostojich of Adena and Kay Jordan of St. Clairsville; and several nieces and nephews.

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  3. 40 C8 Lawsuit Claims Filed By Wright & Schulte LLC Alleged Serious...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Wright & Schulte LLC Files 40 More C8 Lawsuits Contending Ohio and West Virginia Residents Became Ill After Exposure To C8 Contaminated Drinking Water If you believe you or a loved one have been exposed to C8 contaminated drinking water, contact Wright & Schulte LLC for a FREE C8 lawsuit case evaluation at www.yourlegalhelp.com or 1-800-399-0795. Wright & Schulte LLC recently filed 40 C8 lawsuit claims on behalf of Ohio and West Virginia residents who allege that they developed thyroid disease, high cholesterol and other health disorders due to drinking C8 contaminated water released by the DuPont Washington Works Plant In Parkersburg, West Virginia.

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  4. Victorian Christmas Home Tour slatedRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The annual Victorian Christmas Home Tour and Tea will be Dec. 6-7 in the Julia-Ann Square Historic District in Parkersburg. On Dec. 6, the tours will be escorted by guides in period attire, homeowners will share the history of their homes, and guests will attend a Victorian tea as part of the $15 admission.

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  5. Gertie May FreelandRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... was a long-time member of the Lauckport Baptist Church. She retired from the G.C. Murphy Company in downtown Parkersburg with 25 years of service and was a member of the Murphy's Veteran Club. Gertie was a kind, gentle, soft-spoken person who ...

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  6. Jason DavidsonRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    He worked as a cell tower technician for Tel-Con. Jason was a member of the Parkersburg Area Grotto, was in charge of the rigging with Mike Phelps at bridge day and was an avid caver, rock climber, and rappeller.

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  7. Limousine service drives into regionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... he retired earlier this year. Photo by Wayne Towner Nathan Alfred is co-owner of Paradise Limousine Service in Parkersburg. He began the limousine service with his father, Ed Alfred, this summer. Ed said the family had talked over the years about ...

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  8. Thanksgiving Day TraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Day tradition of providing a free meal to community members on the holiday. * Lt. John Autry, with the Parkersburg Salvation Army, said the organization will hold its annual free Thanksgiving Day Dinner beginning at noon on Thanksgiving Day. The ...

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  9. Thanksgiving newspaper offers savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Shoppers looking to find the best deals on Christmas gifts won't want to miss the Thanksgiving Day newspaper, according to the circulation manager of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel/Marietta A.M. The newspaper on Thanksgiving will contain more than 30 sale inserts from retail businesses across the region, said Joe Tranquill, circulation director. "The newspaper is the connection to the community.

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  10. Morrison savors cookbook successRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    After competing for more than 30 years, Tammy Morrison has added a fourth grand prize to her collection as she won the 60th annual Parkersburg News and Sentinel/Marietta A.M. Cookbook contest with her Caramel Apple Milky Way Cheesecake Cookie Bars. "I'm surprised the cookie won because I entered a lot of desserts in this year's contest," said Morrison, a resident of Newport.

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  11. Holiday In the Park lights up for 2014Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    With a few new displays, Parkersburg's annual Holiday In the Park exhibit opened for the 2014 Christmas season Saturday at City Park. Steve Cox, president of the Holiday in the Park board, said the display will be on nightly through Dec. 31 from dark until 11 p.m. when City Park closes.

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  12. Ambulance, pickup truck collideRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Three staffers with St. Joseph's Ambulance Service were injured Saturday while responding to a call when their ambulance was struck by another vehicle. Around 2:30 p.m. Saturday, the ambulance was southbound on Market Street in response to a call when it was struck by a westbound pickup truck on Eighth Street in downtown Parkersburg, said Sgt.

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  13. No excuse for highway litterRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... ore practical to hope for just fewer than 15 bags of litter next time. Christina Myer is executive editor of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel. She can be reached via e-mail at cmyer@newsandsentinel.com

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  14. Art Center Holiday Open HouseRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Parkersburg Art Center will hold a Holiday Open House from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 29 at 725 Market St. in downtown Parkersburg. The event will feature the opening of "Artist-Trees 2014," an exhibit of Christmas trees decorated as if by famous artists like Vincent Van Gogh and others.

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  15. Echard ready for Ritchie County fightRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. PARKERSBURG - Reigning West Virginia light heavyweight state champion and Parkersburg South graduate Dustin Echard is ready for his ...

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  16. AuctionRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Tina's Dancers Competition Team is having its Third Quarter Auction at 1 p.m. Nov. 23 at Emerson Elementary School in Parkersburg. There will be vendors, crafts tables and concessions.

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  17. Parkersburg Choral Society ConcertRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Parkersburg Choral Society free concert will feature a the new work " Magnificat" by Dr. Byron Adams and Haydn's "Missa Brevis" in F major.The Chorus will be joined by a string orchestra for several of the pieces.The concert will be at 3 pm in the First United Methodist Church, 1001 Juliana Street, Parkersburg, WV.The free concert is open to the public and a reception will follow

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  18. Holly Days court crownedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Several local young people were chosen to reign for the next year during the annual Vienna Holly Days Pageants on Nov. 8 at the Parkersburg Country Club. The yearly reign will involve community service and events as representatives of the City of Vienna.

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  19. Stephens publishes first bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Gretchen Richards Joe Stephens, senior English teacher at Parkersburg High School, published his first book, "Harsh Prey," in late October. The book, roughly 330-pages long, features the adventures of detective Harry Shalan, the narrator, and his wife, Stephens said.

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  20. Voycik-Meredith returns to Actors Guild stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Baughan Su Voycik-Meredith, left, is Mrs. Lovett and Galen Smith, right, is Sweeney Todd in the Actors Guild of Parkersburg production of the musical "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street." Photo by Jeff Baughan Marcia Ritchie, who ...

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