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  1. Senators take next steps toward impeachment trials for Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | West Virginia Metro

    ... and oversight of purchasing cards. 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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  2. Explosion jolts Parkersburg neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Parkersburg Police investigated a loud but small explosion outside on the corner of 17th and Covert streets on Saturday afternoon. Police Chief Joe Martin said a homemade explosive device, intended to be a firecracker, was let off at 12.12 p.m. Saturday.

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  3. West Virginia University at Parkersburg Entrepreneur Center slates grand openingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Entrepreneur Center, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley, will host its grand opening at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 6 in the Workforce and Economic Development Building on campus.

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  4. Jeff A. WebbRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    He was born on April 5, 1967 in Parkersburg, WV and was the son of Delores June Hicks Webb of Parkersburg and the late James Floyd In addition to his mother Jeff is survived by his son Levi Webb, the mother of his sons Angel Webb. numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

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  5. Photo Gallery: The Parkersburg Homecoming Festival ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Wayne Towner Former POW and U.S. Army veteran Jessica Lynch served as parade marshal Saturday for the annual Parkersburg Homecoming Festival Parade. Photo by Wayne Towner The Parkersburg South High School Marching Band participated in the Parkersburg Homecoming Festival Parade on Saturday afternoon.

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  6. Parkersburg Homecoming Festival, parade weather rainy afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Wayne Towner Boxers Bed and Biscuits, which saw its float soaked by the rainfall which began 40 minutes into Saturday's Parkersburg Homecoming Festival Parade, won first place for the commercial float category. Photo by Madeline Murphy Crowds filled downtown Parkersburg on Saturday afternoon and evening on the second day of the Parkersburg Homecoming Festival.

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  7. No stopping Kenyan Julius Kogo at News and Sentinel Half MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... - new United States citizen Alene Reta, who placed fifth overall but previously had three-peated as champion in Parkersburg from 2007-09. He finished in 1:07:49 and earned $1,000 while the second American was Colorado's Fernando Cabada, who crossed ...

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  8. Taylor-madeRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Parkersburg South senior striker scored two goals and had two assists as the Patriots blanked visiting Parkersburg High, 5-0, in a season opening girls' soccer match Friday night at the Erickson All-Sports Facilty. South also got goals from freshman Samara Nunn, senior Riley Pigott, and sophomore Ellie Foggin.

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  9. Astorg retiring from Colonial HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    As she prepares to retire as director at the Colonial House next week, Esther Astorg said the organization's board of directors has been wonderful, Astorg of Vienna is retiring after 20 years as director of Colonial House, 1517 23rd St. in Parkersburg, a nonprofit, independent senior living facility. Astorg will be meeting her successor, Melissa Stanley, on Monday and working with her next week to ensure a smooth transition.

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

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... who line the course, keeping spirits up from first to last. Another thumbs up goes to organizers of the Parkersburg Homecoming Parade, who agreed to push back the beginning of the parade to 12:30 p.m., to help make sure all runners and walkers in ...

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  11. Barbara Rymer BaileyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Barbara Rymer Bailey of Vienna, WV passed away at Marietta Memorial Hospital on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at the age of 77 surrounded by family. She graduated from Parkersburg High School in 1959.

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  12. Parkersburg PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    * Robert Holley, 41, of Parkersburg, was arrested Aug. 14 on charges of possession of a controlled substance, public intoxication and child neglect resulting in injury. * Robert Horton, 43, of Davisville, was arrested Aug. 14 on charges of ...

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  13. Suspect in Parkersburg bank robbery enters guilty pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    A Parkersburg man charged with robbing a bank on Seventh Street in January pleaded guilty Friday in Wood County Circuit Court. Jeremy Lane Cheeseman, 30, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail in Doddridge County, pleaded guilty to a charge of second-degree robbery before Judge Jason Wharton.

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  14. Photo Gallery: Pre-Race PastaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Christina Myer Tifiny Valenzuela, left, a Parkersburg native now living in Madrid, Spain, and her brother, Bill Sprouse, a Parkersburg native now living in Vestal, N.Y., are back in town to participate as runners in the Half Marathon, and for a family reunion. They ran into Tara Nunley, standing, a former Parkersburg resident who attended Parkersburg South High School at the same time as Sprouse, and now lives in Salem, Va.

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  15. Parkersburg Homecoming kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Madeline Murphy Dennis Whitlatch and his son Tyler, 16, of Parkersburg are with their 1949 Chevrolet truck at the Pioneer Antique Auto Club show on Market Street Friday night. Photo by Madeline Murphy Dennis Craig, one of the "Actors Guild Idol" winners, sings "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" by Elton John at the Parkersburg Homecoming Friday night.

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  16. Look Back: Progress in ParkersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo Provided The old and the new. A modern CSX engine emerges from one of the 23 tunnels that were required to connect Parkersburg to Grafton by rail.

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  17. Patricia McDonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Patricia loved collecting antique dolls. She is survived by her seven children, Rodney E. Hopkins & (Loretta) of Parkersburg, Ronald C. Hopkins & (Alice) of St. Cloud, FL, Mark F. Hopkins & (Tammy) of Coolville, OH, Kara Sue Nulter & (Karl) of ...

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  18. Dorothy Jane HarrellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Dorothy Jane Harrell, 94, of Cutler, passed away Aug. 14, 2018 at the Orlando Regional Medical Center in Florida. Arrangements have been entrusted to Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

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  19. Wood County officials mulling lease agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... noon today as crews and others will need the space around the county properties downtown for the opening of the Parkersburg Homecoming Festival this evening. The Wood County Circuit Clerk's office and the Wood County Magistrate Court said the courts ...

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  20. Parkersburg Homecoming weekend to alter trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NewsandSentinel.com

    You can't make an omelet without breaking a few eggs, and you can't have a Parkersburg Homecoming Festival or a pair of road races with participants numbering in the thousands without closing some roads and bridges. Today, Second Street, where a number of vendors are set up, will be partially closed in the morning and fully closed by midday, Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin said.

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