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  1. IRS agent warns of identity theftRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The Inter-Mountain

    ... we also investigate money laundering and violations of the Bank Secretary Act." There are agents in Bridgeport, Parkersburg, and Charleston that cover the entire state of West Virginia. According to James, agents in Bridgeport theoretically cover ...

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  2. Smoot Kids ClubRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Smoot Kids Club series will present "Celebration USA!" at 8 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Smoot Theatre, 213 Fifth St., Parkersburg. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children.

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  3. Rummage SaleRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    There will be a large, multi-family rummage and bake sale for Parkersburg Catholic High School from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 13 in the former YWCA at 2501 Dudley Ave., Parkersburg.

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  4. Arty Party encourages area kids to draw outside the linesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Instead of sleeping in or watching TV and playing with computers on Saturday morning, a number of area children are able to be creative at the Parkersburg Art Center's Arty Party. Each week from January through March, children participating in the program are able to work on projects from painting and drawing to crafts.

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  5. Archaeologist discusses burial moundRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Grave Creek Mound has been an interesting place in the Moundsville area for many years, an archaeologist told a crowd gathered Sunday at the Blennerhassett Museum in Parkersburg. In the first program in the 2016 Blennerhassett Winter Lecture series, archaeologist Andrea Keller discussed the history and interesting points of the mound.

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  6. Diana M. LipscombRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... ny other friends and family. The family will be having a memorial service at a later date. Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, is assisting them with cremation arrangements.

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  7. Ruth P. HagaRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Ritchie County, a daughter of the late Emery and Lula Maude Gill McGinnis. She had been a telephone operator at Parkersburg and Cairo and retired from Cairo School where she had been a cook and school secretary. Pauline had been a correspondent for ...

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  8. West Virginians digging out from massive snow stormRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | Lincoln Journal

    From the moment its first flakes began to fall around 7 a.m. Friday in southern West Virginia until the last flakes fell in the Eastern Panhandle late Saturday, Winter Storm Jonas dumped record amounts of snow on West Virginia, with totals from 12 inches in Parkersburg to more than three feet in Martinsburg. The weekend storm closed interstates - portions of 81 and 77 were closed for extended periods leaving tractor-trailers and other traffic stuck on the highways - businesses, schools and left Mountain State's residents stranded on the roads and forced to dig out for the coming work week.

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  9. Town Of Ellery Objects To Expand...Read the original story

    Sunday | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... poisoning the water and/or air (as in Southern California) or industrial wastes poisoning drinking water (as in Parkersburg, W.V.). Following the industrial sludge leak in Parkersburg, the EPA estimated that in 27 states, including New York, ...

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  10. Theaters prep for new showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NewsandSentinel.com

    A number of programs and productions are planned in the month of February at local venues like the Smoot Theatre in downtown Parkersburg and the recently renovated and opened Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta. The Smoot - located at 213 Fifth St. in Parkersburg - will present two programs in February, the first as part of its Kids Club Series and the second as part of the theatre's Live Entertainment Series.

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  11. News and Sentinel slated to hold job fair in MarchRead the original story

    Saturday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Employers and potential employees are being sought for The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Job Fair from noon-6:30 p.m. March 10 at the Grand Pointe Conference and Reception Center in Vienna. Jim Spanner, publisher of The News and Sentinel, said the job fair represents an exciting new opportunity for businesses and job seekers in the Mid-Ohio Valley.

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  12. Polar plunge warms hearts at marketplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Despite temperatures hovering in the low 40s, the fourth annual "Freezin' for a Reason" Polar Plunge attracted 40 jumpers to the Special Olympics West Virginia fundraiser at the Point Park Marketplace in downtown Parkersburg. Cheryl Baxter, event coordinator for Special Olympics West Virginia, said the Polar Plunge event in Parkersburg is one of five in the state and is a major fundraiser for the state Special Olympics organization.

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  13. Some long-time Wood County officials set to leave positionsRead the original story

    Saturday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... The commissioners are elected and serve countywide, but each runs from one of the three districts. The former Parkersburg fire chief won the Republican primary nomination from then-Commissioner Rick Modesitt for the seat and ran unopposed in the ...

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  14. Council lineup to shift in 2017Read the original story

    Saturday | NewsandSentinel.com

    At least four new members will be on Parkersburg City Council after the November general election, and if history is any indication, the number could be higher. Since 1973, the first year anyone could seek re-election under the charter's nine-member council format, incumbents have outnumbered newcomers just three times.

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  15. Losing a loved oneRead the original story

    Saturday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... was the theater - which he loved, and excelled as a teacher, director and actor. He taught drama and theater at Parkersburg High School for 12 years and all of his students loved him and many have remained friends and close to John during their ...

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  16. Education budgets under fireRead the original story

    Saturday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... o tighten its belt, public universities and colleges must do the same. Christina Myer is executive editor of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel. She can be reached via e-mail at [email protected]

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  17. Build pride, not dependencyRead the original story

    Saturday | NewsandSentinel.com

    The mainstream media in general, and the Associated Press particularly, slant their news coverage toward the liberal-progressive side of the political spectrum. The recent AP article in the Parkersburg News and Sentinel on the possible loss of food stamps in 21 states was obviously written to elicit sympathy.

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  18. Column boosts Rosie effortRead the original story

    Saturday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... people to pull together to leave a valid and lasting legacy for the value of women to any free society. Parkersburg is one location that will help in launching the International Movement, and we're proud that Dorothy is a first-rate example of the ...

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  19. Who to root forRead the original story

    Saturday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... is relative to proximity and that gives the Panthers the nod since Denver is more than 1,000 miles farther from Parkersburg than Charlotte, N.C. ALMA MATERS: If not the teams, maybe you've at least rooted for some of these players before. While ...

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  20. Who pays for shots?Read the original story

    Saturday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... they can give to them to pull them out of an overdose. That's why there are more overdoses here in the city of Parkersburg, because of the shot that they can give them to pull them out of it. That wouldn't be any different than someone who is ...

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