Parkersburg Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Officials name drowning victimRead the original story

    May 29, 2016 | Marietta Times

    The body of a young Parkersburg man was recovered late Friday night in the Little Kanawha River near Point Park following a swimming accident. Parkersburg Fire Chief Jason Matthews said the body of Cody McConnell, 19, was found about 11:30 p.m. Friday after several hours of searching by local police and emergency personnel.

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  2. Man survives being shot in head; suspect arrestedRead the original story

    May 29, 2016 | Marietta Times

    A Pennsylvania man survived a gunshot wound to the head Friday evening in Parkersburg and authorities were later able to arrest a suspect in that incident. Parkersburg Police Chief Joseph Martin said the shooting victim, David Lawrence Johnson, 29, of Pittsburgh, Pa., was treated and released from Camden Clark Medical Center on Friday evening after being shot.

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  3. Sadie R. BlondeauxRead the original story

    May 29, 2016 | Marietta Times

    ... Joe Naab, daughter Heather Bules) and Mary Wells of Williamstown, W.Va., as well as her brother, Jon Joseph of Parkersburg, W.Va. She also is survived by her daughters, Rebecca Remsburg of Union Bridge, Md., and Heather Bules (biological child) of ...

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  4. Chemours to pay for carbon filter installation in ViennaRead the original story

    May 22, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    Rapp told the Parkersburg News and Sentinel the filters are temporary while construction begins on a permanent facility.

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  5. EPA Releases Drinking Water Guidelines For PFOA, PFOSRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Water Online

    ... brands such as 3M's Scotchgard and DuPont's Teflon, Chemical and Engineering News reported. In places such as Parkersburg, WV, where a DuPont plant used PFOA for decades, residents are using bottles of water instead of drinking unfiltered taps ...

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  6. Officials name man in fatal Parkersburg fireRead the original story

    May 22, 2016 | Marietta Times

    Capt. Tim Flinn said the fire occurred about 6:30 a.m. Saturday at 41 Woodland Park Drive, Parkersburg, and resulted in the death of one person and two pets. On Sunday, Flinn said officials believe the deceased to be 56-year-old Robert Youngblood of that address.

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  7. Chemours to pay for carbon filtersRead the original story

    May 22, 2016 | Marietta Times

    ... Monday. Until 2013, C8 was used in the manufacture of Teflon at the DuPont Washington Works plant south of Parkersburg along the Ohio River. In 2015, DuPont spun off its performance chemicals division, of which Teflon is among a number of products, ...

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  8. 5 arrested out of separate incidents at same homeRead the original story

    May 22, 2016 | Marietta Times

    Two separate incidents at the same 14th Street home within a 24-hour period resulted in a total of five arrests on Friday and Saturday in a pair of unrelated cases. In the first incident, one Parkersburg resident and two Ohio men were arrested Friday on drug charges by the Parkersburg Narcotics Task Force as part of its ongoing investigations.

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  9. Michael E. LogueRead the original story

    May 22, 2016 | Marietta Times

    He was born in Parkersburg, W.Va., on Jan. 2, 1939, and was the son of the late Joseph Patrick and Wilma Virginia Ater Logue. He retired from Dupont after 33 years.

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  10. Mid-Ohio Valley to honor the fallen on Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Several communities in the Mid-Ohio Valley will be celebrating Memorial Day with parades and ceremonies during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. One ceremony in Parkersburg will be held May 28, while May 29 will feature two programs in Ravenswood and one in Parkersburg.

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  11. Wood County natives reflect on life of Robert C. ByrdRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Wood County natives Charles L. Kinney and Mike Fulton got to know U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., during their time working in the U.S. Capitol. With Sunday's opening of the traveling exhibit "Robert C. Byrd: Senator, Statesman, West Virginian" at the Parkersburg Art Center, Kinney and Fulton reflected on Byrd's career in the U.S. Senate and his impact on the nation and West Virginia.

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  12. Parkersburg Art Center honors W.Va. artists, Byrd with displaysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The work of artists from around the state as well as the life and times of one of West Virginia's most prominent politicians will be on display at the Parkersburg Art Center for the next month. A reception was held Sunday for the opening of the West Virginia Allied Artists 70th Annual Exhibit and for the traveling exhibit "Robert C. Byrd: Senator, Statesman, West Virginian."

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  13. Man dies in fire at Parkersburg homeRead the original story

    May 22, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Capt. Tim Flinn tells the Parkersburg News and Sentinel that the fire started in a bedroom area Saturday morning at a two-story wood frame home in Parkersburg. The body of a man was found inside, along with two pets.

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  14. Taste of Parkersburg to be held June 4Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Organized by Downtown PKB, the Taste will be joined by two related events on the night before, the kickoff of this summer's Point Park Concert Series on June 3 - also organized by Downtown PKB - and the Friday night wine dinner at the Blennerhassett Hotel on June 3. "It's going to be an action-packed weekend in downtown Parkersburg, said Wendy Shriver, executive director of Downtown PKB. File Photo Deb Murphy, left, takes a sample from Harmar Tavern from Robert Farley and Betty Neader during last year's Taste of Parkersburg at Bicentennial Park.

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  15. Hemp seeds arrive in Wood CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The state Department of Agriculture recently delivered hemp seeds for industrial use to Jim Leach, who will plant them on his property in Vienna along the Ohio River. Dave Hawkins, owner of Mother Earth Foods in Parkersburg, is scheduled to receive hemp seeds from the state in the near future to plant on a half acre of his property in Wood County.

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  16. Mountwood gets recycling trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection. The trailer is designed with the operation of the Parkersburg recycling center in mind, as the removable plastic carts are designed to be spun 360 when removed on the forklift, allowing fast ...

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  17. Five arrested at same Parkersburg home in two incidentsRead the original story

    May 21, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Two separate incidents at the same 14th Street home within a 24-hour period resulted in a total of five arrests on Friday and Saturday in a pair of unrelated cases. In the first incident, one Parkersburg resident and two Ohio men were arrested Friday on drug charges by the Parkersburg Narcotics Task Force as part of its ongoing investigations.

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  18. Docs, lawyers cook up way to aid West Virginia Symphony LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Three area doctors, three area lawyers and a hospital CEO took time out of their schedules to make their favorite dishes for the International Cooking School Dinner and Wine with Doctors and Lawyers at the Parkersburg Country Club on Saturday to support the West Virginia Symphony League-Parkersburg. Kiki Angelos, league vice president and chairman of the cooking event, said past events featured food by only local doctors.

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  19. Man dies in Parkersburg house fireRead the original story

    May 21, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Capt. Tim Flinn said the fire was reported by neighbors and passerby at 6:45 a.m. Saturday at 41 Woodland Park Drive, off 36th Street/Old St. Marys Pike, in Parkersburg. Firefighters arrived at the scene to find the two-story wood frame structure well involved, he said.

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  20. Pastor Robert L. Barker Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Christ on May 20, 2016. He put his Faith and Trust in Jesus on Nov. 10, 1974. Pastor Bob was born and raised in Parkersburg on July 20, 1953, a son of Zella (Hudkins) Barker of Parkersburg and the late Robert Lee Barker Sr. Pastor Bob, as he is ...

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