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  1. Thousands mourn Barry, DC's 'Mayor for Life'Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 |

    Local and national political leaders, prominent clergy and ordinary Washingtonians who got their first jobs as a result of Marion Barry's programs were among the thousands who gathered Saturday to say goodbye to the man dubbed "Mayor for Life." Barry died Nov. 23 at age 78. He served four terms as mayor and leaves a legacy as the most famous, the most beloved and the most divisive local leader in four decades of District of Columbia self-rule.


  2. Faith a key part of couple's life togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 |

    Nancy and Larry Conant are The Parkersburg News and Sentinel's Golden Anniversary Couple for the month of November. The couple were married Nov. 26, 1964, in Spencer by the Rev.


  3. Area deer hunting troublesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 |

    Windy conditions and warm temperatures were problems for many hunters on the first day of the two-week buck firearms season in Wood County Monday. With temperatures in the mid-50s at daybreak, rising into the high 60s in the afternoon, along with gusty winds, the conditions were less than ideal for the opening day of the 2014 deer season.


  4. Bright FutureRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 |

    Optimism is being tempered by the need for patience for many in the Mid-Ohio Valley eager to see a proposed ethane cracker facility come to fruition in Washington, W.Va., and wondering about the future of the former Coldwater Creek facility in Mineral Wells. Local officials had the opportunity this month to see just how much work is left to be done for Odebrecht and Braskem to develop an ethane cracker, three polyethylene plants and associated facilities on the site of the former SABIC plant.


  5. Burdette confident of ethane crackerRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 |

    West Virginia officials are more confident the proposed multibillion-dollar ethane cracker facility being planned for Wood County will become a reality following a trip to South America to meet with project officials, the state's commerce secretary said Tuesday. West Virginia Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette, in a telephone interview, said he, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, Wood County Area Roundtable President Cam Huffman and others recently completed a series of meetings with Odebrecht and Braskem executives in Brazil.


  6. Wanda Lea (Mays) CampRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 |

    She is survived by two sons, Danny Camp and Randall Camp , both of Washington, W.Va.; one daughter, Rebecca Hunter of Newark, Ohio; two brothers, Robert Mays of Washington, W.Va., and Laurie Mays of Nebraska; two sisters, Joan Root of Washington, W.Va., and Ruth Ann Moore of Parkersburg; five grandchildren, Luke Camp, Brittany Camp Knapp, Austin Hunter, Braden Hunter, and Janella Camp; two great-grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Carroll Allen of Parkersburg; and several special nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Grady Denzil Camp; one sister, Patsy Allen; one brother, Charles Mays; and one brother-in-law, Everett Moore.


  7. Mary Kathryn ColemanRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 |

    She was born on Saturday, Dec. 7, 1935, in Penn Township, Morgan County, to the late John and Anna Wetherell. Mary graduated from Pennsville High School and Ohio University.


  8. W.Va. officials heading to BrazilRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 |

    The head of Wood County's economic development body will accompany state leaders next week to Brazil to meet with the company looking to build an ethane cracker plant here. Cam Huffman, president and chief executive officer of the Area Roundtable, will make the trip from Nov. 10-14 along with West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, Commerce Secretary Keith Burdette and others.


  9. Deborah BosoRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 |

    Deborah Rae Boso, 58, passed away on the 5th day of November 2014, surrounded by her family and friends, after a long battle with cancer. Deborah was born July 29, 1956, in Belle, W.Va., a daughter of Connie M. Thirouin Dulaney and the late Phillip G. Dulaney.


  10. Trinity Used Book Sale woos readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 |

    The 65th annual Trinity Used Book Sale got off to a positive start Monday and will continue through Saturday at Trinity Episcopal Church at 430 Juliana St. in Parkersburg. The first day of the sale began with a rush of visitors Monday morning and a steady flow continued throughout the day, she said.


  11. Sharon LewisRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 |

    Sharon Lee Lewis, 67, of Parkersburg, passed away Nov. 1, 2014, at the Memorial Campus of Camden Clark Medical Center. She was born in Marietta, Ohio, on Feb. 20, 1947, a daughter of the late Harold and Jo Ann Thomas.


  12. Dorothy K. DowningRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 |

    She was born on Sept. 6, 1943, in New Martinsville, a daughter of the late Finley Ruth and Mabel Riggenbach Ruth Potts.


  13. Cindy Diane (Dilo) BallRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 |

    She was born on Oct. 17, 1978, in Parkersburg, a daughter of Bernard Francis "Bernie" and Theresa "Terry" J. Kirl Ball of Parkersburg. Cindy was a graduate of PSHS and curently was working as a server at Logan's Roadhouse.


  14. Stephanie S. Matthews CummonsRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 |

    Stephanie S. Matthews Cummons, 59, of Parkersburg, went to be with her savior Jesus Christ on Oct. 26th, 2014, with her family by her side at Marietta Memorial Hospital after a long battle with cancer. She was born to the late Carl M. Burkey Jr. and Mary F. Burkey Archer of Parkersburg, March 13th, 1955 in Parkersburg, WV.


  15. Douglas BlairRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 |

    He was born on April 3, 1962, in Parkersburg, a son of Ralph and Jo Ellen Pitts Blair of Belleville. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Tammy Sue Tallman Blair; one son, Timothy D. Blair of Parkersburg; two daughters, Tammy Krzan of Parkersburg, and Tabetha Fox of Haines City, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; two foster grandchildren; one brother, Samuel Kelly Blair of Belpre; and two sisters, Tori Sims of Washington, W.Va., and Sue Ellen Wilson of Larkmead.


  16. Marsha Sharlene CampbellRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 |

    She was born in Wood County, the daughter of the late Holmes Douglas Campbell and John and Reta Marie Mason Law of Parkersburg. She had worked for several banks in the area, and had worked for many years at the One Valley Bank.


  17. Hannah Nicole and Sarah Kate DeBarrRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 |

    Hannah Nicole and Sarah Kate DeBarr went home to be with their Heavenly Father on Oct. 12, 2014, at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pa., surrounded by their loving parents and proud big sister. They were born Sept.


  18. Man arrested on drug chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 |

    A Wood County man was arrested after being found unconscious in his vehicle next to suspected meth on Friday morning. Joseph Russell Mason, 24, of 86 Cummins St., Washington, W.Va., was arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor, said Sgt.


  19. Adah - Grace' CalebaughRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 |

    She was a 1946 graduate of Wirt County High School. She retired from Wood County Board of Education as a cook at Waverly grade school.


  20. Dorothy Mae BakerRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2014 |

    Dorothy is survived by one son, James W. Baker of Mississippi; three daughters, Sharon A. Hewitt of South Carolina, Rhonda S. Cooper of Washington, W.Va., and Brenda D. Dye of Washington, W.Va.; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Anna Pridemore of Charleston, W.Va., Joyce Young of Charleston, W.Va., and Jean Linville of Nitro, W.Va.; and one brother, Leeman Smith of Clendenin, W.Va.


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