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  1. Committee Dems recommend three mayoral candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Wood County Democratic Executive Committee Thursday evening selected Executive Committee Chairwoman Jane Burdette, former Parkersburg Mayor Jimmy Colombo and Pleasants County Chamber of Commerce and Development Authority executive director Jody Murphy as the three candidates whose names will be submitted to Parkersburg City Council, which will select the next mayor of Parkersburg.

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  2. WVU-Parkersburg suspends culinary arts program, plans reviewRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    West Virginia University at Parkersburg's culinary arts program will be put on hold while the school reviews its viability. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports that the school's Board of Governors approved suspending the program on Wednesday.

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  3. Ice cream socialRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Progress Ridge Community Association will hold an ice cream social from noon-8 p.m. June 13 at the community building on Progress Ridge Road off U.S. 50 east of Parkersburg.

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  4. Barbershop singers delight at visitor centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Passers-through were pleasantly surprised to be greeted by the harmonies of the River City Treblemakers Tuesday night at the Williamstown Visitor Center. "That's the first time I've ever seen that and I travel every weekend," said Paul Britten, 55, of Maryland, about the local all-male a cappella barbershop chorus.

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  5. WVU-P suspends culinary programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    After more than a couple years in operation, the Culinary Arts Program at West Virginia University at Parkersburg will be suspended while it undergoes a review to see if it can remain viable or if it should be permanently removed. The West Virginia University at Parkersburg Board of Governors approved the suspension during its monthly meeting Wednesday at the college.

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  6. Non-city residents have say in mayorRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A majority of the people choosing three nominees to be Parkersburg's next mayor do not live in the city. The Wood County Democratic Executive Committee is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. today in the executive conference room on the second floor of the Municipal Building to hear from eight applicants to fill the remaining nearly 19 months in the term of former Mayor Bob Newell, who retired last week on the eve of a hearing by a three-judge panel to determine his fitness to remain in office.

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  7. James FoughtRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Retired from Century Block of Parkersburg, W.Va., as a Truck Driver, was a member of the Teamster Local 175 of Parkersburg, W.Va. for 35 years.

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  8. Katie BennettRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Katie M. Bennett, 59, of Parkersburg passed away at Genesis Pierpoint Center in Fairmont, W.Va., on January 25, 2015 into the loving arms of her Lord after an extended illness. She was the daughter of the late Leonard Lemaster and late Thelma Lemaster Furr.

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  9. CandidatesRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    On Thursday, members must choose three candidates from which Parkersburg City Council will choose our new mayor. That person will lead Parkersburg for the next year-and-a-half.

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  10. Historical society finalizes Phelps/Tavenner house purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    After more than a year of fundraising and paperwork, the house Col. Hugh Phelps built more than 200 years ago is now the property of the Wood County Historical and Preservation Society.

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  11. Wood County BOE discusses bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The last-minute addition of instrumental music programs to a list of discussion items raised some hackles at Tuesday's Wood County Board of Education meeting. Board President John Marlow objected to an addendum which was included with copies of the regular agenda.

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  12. Frontier league search still onRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ''I don't think it will have any impact at all," said Sam Winans, chairman of the baseball committee organized through the Wood County Development Authority. Newell retired as Parkersburg mayor last week on the eve of a hearing to determine whether he should be removed as mayor on grounds of incompetence as defined by the state based on an alleged affair with the finance director.

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  13. Santer: Mayor should be named soonRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Acting Mayor Joe Santer on Tuesday said he's confident he can handle the job but urged City Council members to appoint a new mayor as soon as they can. "I'm an acting mayor, and we all know we need a full-time mayor," he said during the executive message at Tuesday's council meeting.

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  14. Pamela Jean DraperRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Services will be Friday, 1 p.m., at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

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  15. Barbara Jo CrossRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Barbara Jo Cross, 60, of Parkersburg, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 24, 2015, at her home in Parkersburg. She was employed at McHappy's Bakery for 20 years and also worked at A&W Root beer.

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  16. Stewart Glen BoyceRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Stewart Glen Boyce, 83, of Pullman, W.Va., departed this life on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg, W.Va. He was born on July 12, 1931, in Berea, W.Va., a son of the late John and Florence Boyce.

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  17. Santer: Work of Parkersburg will continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Santer was appointed as city attorney during former Mayor Jimmy Colombo's administration. He has served as acting mayor before, when Mayor Bob Newell, who retired Wednesday, was out of town.

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  18. Dems to select Newell successorRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Democratic Party executive committee in Parkersburg Monday will begin the process of selecting nominees to succeed Bob Newell as mayor. Also, Chairman Jane Burdette has set a 5 p.m. Sunday deadline for anyone interested in the nomination to have a letter of interest and a resume at her home at 2500 Brooklyn Drive.

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  19. Council offers mixed reactionRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Members of City Council generally wished Mayor Bob Newell well in retirement Wednesday but were divided over whether the move is the best thing for the city. "I appreciate what he's done today," said Councilwoman Kim Coram, who said in April she felt the mayor should resign.

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  20. Embattled mayor retires before hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Flanked by department heads, his attorneys and supporters, Mayor Bob Newell announced his retirement Wednesday morning, the day before a hearing to determine whether he could remain in office was to convene. "The reason I'm doing it, really, is for, No.

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