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Parkersburg, West Virginia is located in Wood County. Zip codes in Parkersburg, WV include 26103, 26102, and 26106. The median home price in Parkersburg is $115,000 which is roughly $64/per square foot. More Parkersburg information.

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Back to School

Organizations across the Mid-Ohio Valley have begun their efforts to ensure all local kids start the school year with the supplies they will need.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

SPOT Clinic all about the numbers

For Humane Society of Parkersburg Executive Director Michelle Earl, the animal shelter's low cost spay and neuter facility - the SPOT Clinic - is all about the math.


Smith named chief deputy

Wood County Sheriff Ken Merritt said Monday he hates to see Chief Deputy Shawn Graham go but is confident in the man who will replace him.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

West Virginia Metro

nTelos preparing for another step with 4G LTE service

Parkersburg will be the next part of West Virginia to see 4G LTE service from nTelos Wireless.


Port would be welcome boost

I used to live in Belpre and Parkersburg. I grew up there and worked at a local plant.


Rehabilitation, nursing center has new owners

Platinum Health Care of Skokie, Ill., took over management of the health care facility in Parkersburg June 1 after it was purchased by Arc Realty of New York, N.Y. The West Virginia Health Care Authority issued a Certificate of Need to PWNR LLC and PNCN LLC in Skokie, Ill., and ARHC NCRWDWV01 LLC and ARHC WNPGBWV01, New York, N.Y., "for the ... (more)


L. Maxine Argabrite

L. Maxine Argabrite, 85, longtime resident of Vienna, W.Va., passed away July 15, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital, with family by her side.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

Lee's Studio still growing after 30 years

After more than three decades in the Mid-Ohio Valley, Lee's Studio continues to create clientele through services and quality products.


Officials: Dangerous animal list needs revisions

State officials say a list of dangerous and exotic animals was never intended to ban pets and livestock, but rather protect the public from wild animals which should not be owned by individuals.


WVU-P to unveil new radio station

West Virginia University at Parkersburg will be live and on the air in 2015 with its own student-programmed radio station.


Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

UP: To the 42nd West Virginia Interstate Fair and Exposition which concludes its run tonight at the Wood County 4-H Fairgrounds on Butcher Bend Road, in Mineral Wells.


Shasta A. Chipps

She is preceded in death by her father, Ronald A. Chipps of Parkersburg. Survived by her mother, Debra A. Hemingway Chipps of Belpre, Ohio; and sister, Ronnie A. Chipps of Parkersburg; daughter, Stormy Chipps and Seirra Rhodes of Parkersburg; son, Cecil Chipps of Parkersburg; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and several friends.


Council to vote on tax incentives Tuesday

Parkersburg City Council will vote Tuesday on the final readings of a pair of tax incentives designed to encourage rehabilitation of run-down housing.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

Johnson listed in serious condition

A man shot by Parkersburg police this week is in serious condition and under constant guard at Ruby Memorial Hospital, officials said Friday.


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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Grand jury clears detective Edelen

Just days after two Parkersburg Police officers shot and wounded an armed suspect, a special grand jury unanimously decided not to indict a city police detective who shot and killed a man at Grand Central Mall in January.


Gainer says leadership has failed

State Auditor Glen Gainer said Thursday education, jobs and infrastructure will be his three main priorities if he is elected to represent West Virginia's 1st Congressional District.


Committee to seek new WVU Parkersburg president

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports that the school's Board of Governors announced Wednesday evening that it will form a search committee.


Demo funding considered

The city could end up needing to borrow less than the million dollars Mayor Bob Newell called for to raze dozens of dilapidated structures.


Wed Jul 16, 2014

Child Advocacy Center opens doors

The Children's Listening Place Inc., Child Advocacy Center officially opened its doors Wednesday with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony.


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