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  1. DinnerRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    American Legion Post 15 will hold a baked steak dinner from 6-8 p.m. Aug. 6 at the post home at 2505 Ohio Ave. in the traffic circle in Parkersburg.

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  2. Parkersburg Area Community Foundation honors civic leader gradsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    PARKERSBURG The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Friday recognized participants in its fifth Civic Leaders Fellowship Program at the Blennerhassett Hotel. Thirty-one students were placed with host employers throughout the foundation service region to gain work experience in their respective fields.

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  3. Wood County Sheriff Ken Merritt cited in traffic accidentRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Wood County Sheriff Ken Merritt was charged with failure to maintain control following a traffic accident in Parkersburg Friday morning, city police said. Merritt, 81, was transported to Camden Clark Medical Center by ambulance to be treated, said Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin.

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  4. Parkersburg crews clean up Friendship Park messRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    City workers had to clean up Friendship Park earlier this week after someone used the yard hydrant at the 13th Street site to create a "muddy mess." Joe Nelson, parks and recreation and floodwall superintendent for the city, said people turned the water on, left it running and threw mud around the park Tuesday night.

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  5. 9th annual Youth Expo draws families to Parkersburg's City ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Network, said the expo started as a response to the idea there was nothing to do. Fred Umstedt, left, of Parkersburg, helps his granddaughter Destiny Burchard, right, of Parkersburg, make a model car at the ninth annual Youth Expo. (Photo by Jeffrey ...

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  6. Floyd E. BosoRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... gardening and NASCAR and INDY races. He was a wonderful father to his two daughters, Beverly (Jack) Vaughn of Parkersburg and Shirley (Twain) Conner of Hilliard, Fla. His grandchildren, Brandi (Billy) Johnson of Parkersburg and Ryan (Danielle) ...

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  7. Joanne (King) Stone AbelRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... brittle. She is survived by two daughters, Teresa "Terry" Stone of Thomas, W.Va. and Catherine "Cathy" Stump of Parkersburg; grandchildren, Alison Poe, A.B. Stump (Alyssa), Brittany Stump, Case Drumheller, Jacob Stone (Erika) and Matthew Stone; ...

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  8. Fair grounds mean big crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo provided by Betty Mills and Joann Wilson The main entrance to Shattuck Park was on Broadway Avenue in South Parkersburg, between 10th and 11th Avenues. Built by Parkersburg industrialist Charles Shattuck, the fairgrounds was the site of the West Virginia Fair for nearly twenty years.

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  9. Garden planned at Good ShepherdRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Good Shepherd received a $2,695.30 minigrant this week from Try This West Virginia for the Rx Community Gardens Project. The money will be used to build a community garden and outdoor classroom on land behind Good Shepherd Episcopal Church at 903 Charles St. in Parkersburg.

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  10. Thumbs Up, Thumbs DownRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... t and humidity. Harmar Days in Marietta, the Ohio River Ferryboat Festival in Sistersville and the Youth Expo in Parkersburg are just a few.

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  11. Suspect sought in armed robbery outside of Parkersburg bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Parkersburg Police Department is looking for a man accused of robbery late Monday night outside of WesBanco, authorities said on Thursday. The incident occurred at 11:25 p.m. Monday at WesBanco at 260 Gihon Road where officers were dispatched for an armed robbery, said Martin.

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  12. Petitions to put Wood County fire fee on ballot due todayRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... the square footage to create a fire fee for the buildings." Only residents who live outside the city limits of Parkersburg and are registered voters in Wood County are eligible to have their petition signature validated. Judith Balderson, who ...

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  13. Vienna water filter nearly readyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... the lab." Rapp said work at wells nine and 10 is proceeding in the area of the city receiving water from the Parkersburg Utility Board. As soon as some details are worked out, construction on the filters will begin immediately. "They are estimating ...

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  14. Murder of Parkersburg man tied to kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Two people charged in a kidnapping are among four suspects in the murder of a Parkersburg man also implicated in the kidnapping. According to criminal complaints filed in Calhoun County Magistrate Court, both alleged crimes took place on Friday, July 22. The body of Lewis Maurell Bartlett III, 37, of Parkersburg, was found the next morning in a ditch along Hardman Fork Road in Mount Zion.

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  15. Eleanor M. GiffordRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... and also enjoyed cooking. She is survived by her husband, Arthur Gifford; two daughters, Angela Lipscomb of Parkersburg and Arlette Foutty (James) of Vienna; two sons, Richard McCray (Barb) of Brohard, W.Va. and Art Gifford II (Sara) of Parkersburg; ...

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  16. Brokerages Set $14.50 Target Price for Northwest Pipe Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Political

    ... eight manufacturing facilities, located in Portland, Oregon; Denver, Colorado; Adelanto, California; Parkersburg, West Virginia; Saginaw, Texas; St. Receive News & Ratings for Northwest Pipe Co. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a ...

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  17. Dormand Eugene - Gene' Miller, 89Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Review

    ... Monticello, Ind., and Claudette Miller of New Cumberland, W.Va. There are two living siblings, Jo Ann Nolan of Parkersburg, W.Va.; and Stanley Miller of Newell, W.Va. Twelve grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren survive as well. He proudly ...

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  18. 'Shaggin' By the River' dance to be held in ViennaRead the original story

    Wednesday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... p.m. each Thursday in the back room of American Legion Post 15, located on Ohio Avenue in the traffic circle in Parkersburg. For more information, contact Miller at 304-863-3323 or email [email protected] .

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  19. Artsbridge Summer Music in the Park concerts continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... nursing homes, and other events. It established the Harold Board Fund for Christian Youth through the Parkersburg Community Foundation to assist youth attending Christian-related activities. Members of the quartet are: David DeBarr, bass; Jim Ross, ...

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  20. Parkersburg's City Park to host Youth Expo FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Wood County youth ages 5-21 and their families are invited to attend the free event to learn about area resources, such as education, recreation, health and wellness, and other services and resources available throughout the county. Families will get a chance to talk to organizations about services, including Boys & Girls Club, Children's Home Society of West Virginia, Black Diamond Girl Scouts, SW Resources, Washington State Community College, Westbrook Health Services, West Virginia University at Parkersburg, WVU Extension Service , Wood County/Parkersburg Library, Workforce Career Advantage, YMCA and many more.

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