Parkersburg Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Student art exhibit will open SaturdayRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The middle school and high school students and other young artists also will have an opportunity to discuss their artwork and ambitions with art department representatives from seven West Virginia universities and colleges in a portfolio review from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Parkersburg Art Center. It is all part of the West Virginia Art Education Association's Youth Art Month 2-D and 3-D Exhibition at the art center.

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  2. South wins sectional titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Senior stars Katelyn Byrd and Anna Hayton proved too much to handle for Parkersburg High in an inter-city sectional final, as Parkersburg South ran away with a 78-52 victory. Byrd scored 22 points, including 11 straight and 14, in all, in an 18-2 run to open the contest.

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  3. Franklin staff honored for saving teacher's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A group of employees at Franklin Elementary Center were honored Friday for saving the life of a co-worker who suffered a heart attack at the school. In December, teacher Monica Davis collapsed in a hallway and several members of the staff raced to perform CPR and used an AED unit to keep Davis alive.

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  4. Capital hearing to precede budget talksRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Municipal budget meetings are getting a later-than-usual start this year, due at least in part to renewed emphasis on a five-year capital plan that had been largely overlooked in recent years. Some council members were surprised at Tuesday's Parkersburg City Council meeting when council Vice President Roger Brown announced a public hearing would be held Wednesday, March 9, and the budget meetings themselves would commence the following Monday.

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  5. Johnny Cash tribute show to play in ParkersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The "Johnny Cash & Friends Tribute Show," part of the Mid-Ohio Valley Americana Music Tribute Series, will be tonight at the Shaolin Martial Arts Training Center at 71 Rosemar Road in Parkersburg . "We are excited to be working with a new venue.

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  6. Parkersburg bids farewell to longtime police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    When it came to marking his retirement, Parkersburg Police Patrolman 1st Class Doug McLain was pretty clear about his wishes. "I had told everybody I wanted it like you see in the obituaries in the newspaper - no service, no visitation," he said with a smile Friday.

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  7. Garnet E. ArbogastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    She had worked for G.C. Murphy and McHappy Bake Shop, and loved going to the mountains and to auctions. She is survived by her brothers and sisters, Wilma Jeffrey of Parkersburg, Lena Murphy of Florida, Helen Blosser of Parkersburg, Lynn Sims of Wyoming, and Jack Vaughn of Parkersburg; and several nieces and nephews.

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  8. Rivers filled with exciting new boatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Work on a handsome new naphtha launch for Senator Camden has been commenced at the docks and will be pushed rapidly to completion. The launch is quite large, being more than forty feet in length, and will be of the finest material and workmanship of which the Parkersburg Dock Company is capable of making it.

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  9. Owen sets book signingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The joy and angst experienced by adoptive parents are revealed from a father's point of view in "None Call Me Dad" by former Parkersburg resident Ky Owen. Owen, a 1977 graduate of Parkersburg High School, will introduce his story at a book signing from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library on Emerson Avenue.

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  10. Lapping the Couch to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The owner of Lapping the Couch Adventures made it official this week, posting online that the bicycle and kayak shop will close by the time its lease at the Point Park Marketplace runs out in May. Business owner John Wiseman and his partner, Kim Coram, have said they planned to move to North Carolina to be closer to family after Coram's term on Parkersburg City Council ends this year. An update posted to the business' Facebook page Wednesday says the business will not renew the lease and will close "sometime between now and then ."

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  11. Firefighters caution preparedness in wake of fatal firesRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Fire officials across West Virginia are reminding homeowners of the importance of having working smoke detectors in the wake of the state's 14th fatal house fire of 2016. Officials say an infant child died in a Parkersburg fire on Thursday in a house that did not have working smoke detectors.

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  12. Parkersburg South eyes Class AAA mat repeatRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | newsandsentinel.com

    Parkersburg South is three days away from becoming the two-time Class AAA state wrestling champions, which would give the Patriots their 20th overall crown. First-year Patriot head man Shaun Smith is taking nothing for granted when the 69th annual state tournament gets underway at 6:30 p.m. today inside Huntington's Big Sandy Superstore Arena.

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  13. Baby dies in fire, officials saidRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    An 18-month-old baby died in a fire reported at about 5:45 a.m. today at 607 29th St., the Parkersburg Fire Department said.

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  14. DuPont critics slam $190M 'gift'Read the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    PARKERSBURG A group critical of DuPont's spinoff of the Chemours Co. and its pending merger with Dow Chemical said DuPont is downplaying what it calls a $190 million indemnification shielding the directors and officers of Chemours over the C8 liabilities.

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  15. Wind damages T.J. Maxx storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The original call came in to the Wood County 911 Center, saying most of the roof had been blown off of the building, said Pvt. Todd Gebhardt, public information officer with the Parkersburg Fire Department.

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  16. PHS girls winRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    There were times Wednesday night it looked like Parkersburg's girls 2015-16 might come to a close. But in overtime Snyder and the Big Reds rallied for a 46-40 victory over Wheeling Park in a Class AAA, Region I, Section 1 semifinal at Memorial Fieldhouse.

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  17. Kaleb Xavier McKinley WhiteRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Survived by siblings, Maijon L. Williams, Maytas L. Williams, Mira M. Williams, Makarah R. Williams and Maasai L. Williams; mother, Lanikka L. White; aunts, Caylen K. White and Leah E. White; uncle, S. Shae McKinley White. Preceded in death by maternal great-grandmother, Earlene L Donaway; and paternal great-grandfather, John McKinley Donaway; many uncles, aunts and cousins.

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  18. Jesse "Bub" Bullabough IIRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    He was born July 20, 1993 in Charlotte, N.C., a son of the late Barbara Diane Robinson and Jesse D. Bullabough of Middleport, Ohio. Bub was formerly employed by Trenton Energy.

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  19. Parkersburg sets ballot order for May primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    In the Republican primary election for mayor, the ballot order will be Sharyn Tallman, Roger Brown and Tom Joyce, 1, 2 and 3, respectively. On the Democratic ticket, one person is running for mayor, Sherry Dugan.

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  20. By Michael Erb [email protected] Parkersburg - Snakes,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Wood County Board of Education Tuesday voted 3-1 to approve an elective herpetology class taught by Daniel Jonas at PHS. Board member Peggy Smith voted against, while board member Tim Yeater did not attend Tuesday's meeting and did not vote.

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