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  1. 12 W.Va. teachers get Arch Coal Foundation awardsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    The recipients are Debbie DeWees of McKinley Elementary School and Lauren McCoy of Madison Elementary School in Parkersburg; Tracy Duncan of Taylor County Middle School; Cindy Evarts of Orchard View Intermediate School and Demi Lewin of Rosemont Elementary School in Martinsburg; Rhonda Foreman of Martinsburg High School; Kelli Jordan of Ona Elementary School; Samantha Murphy of Nicholas County High School; Jessica Salfia of Spring Mills High School; Ashley Shaw of Montcalm Elementary School; Beverly Stern of South Charleston's Ruthlawn Elementary, and Carolyn Thomas of Shenandoah Junction's Wildwood Middle School.

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  2. Parkersburg PD revises policy on shootingsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    More than 30 amended rules and regulations were unanimously approved by Parkersburg City Council last week, although the policies had been in effect from four-and-a-half years to a couple of months ago. They covered topics from social media to the automated license plate reader, often involving updated terminology to meet state law or accreditation guidelines from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. improve efficiency Among the changes was the addition of the option to place an officer involved in a shooting on administrative duty.

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  3. James Parmy BosoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    James Parmy Boso, of Parkersburg, died on March 28, 2015 at Eagle Pointe, after complications from surgery on March 2, 2015. He was born in Shinnston, W.Va., on June 25, 1925, the son of Parmy Guy Boso and Mildred Webb Boso.

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  4. Norma Jean BackusRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    She was a 1963 graduate of Parkersburg High School and worked at the Parkersburg News & Sentinel. She retired from the Bureau of Public Debt after 15 years of service as a keypunch operator.

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  5. Waterford drops opener to WahamaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... "I'm glad for the girls," said White Falcons boss Matt VanMeter. "We got beat by some pretty good teams, like Parkersburg and Buffalo, before getting our first win. "She threw strikes," Baldwin said. "And, I thought we played pretty good defense ...

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  6. Berry' nice outing for the VikingsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Easton Berry won't hold a grudge against his left fielder even after losing a ball in the lights for the only hit allowed by the Ripley pitcher in Tuesday's 6-1 win against Parkersburg. Other than the lone single produced by PHS, Berry was on top of his game for a second straight outing.

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  7. Bowling scene hoppingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Parkersburg USBC Association will be enshrining three new members into its Hall of Fame on April 18. This year's inductees are Tonya A. Bee, William F. Friese and James K. Sharps. The induction ceremony is set for April 18 at Pike Street Lanes.

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  8. 'Bob's' in bloomRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Tri-County News

    ... markets in Mason, Gallipolis, Atlanta and Pittsburgh, Pa. While all of these market locations are already open, Parkersburg, W.Va. will be opening the week following Easter. Lori Kelly, retail manager of the Bob's Market Gallipolis garden center, is ...

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  9. Parking Madness Final Four: Camden vs. Fort WorthRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Streetsblog

    We started this Parking Madness tournament with 16 soulless parking craters from California to New Jersey, and you've narrowed it down to the Final Four: Camden, Fort Worth, Syracuse, and the very aptly-named Parkersburg, West Virginia. Today and tomorrow your votes will determine who gets a shot at the title and Streetsblog's coveted Golden Crater .

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  10. Backyard BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily-Jeff.com

    ... high school cafeteria. All parents are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Tammy at 740-680-1207. Parkersburg South and Parkersburg High will host a North American Youth Sports Tournament April 10-12 in Parkersburg WV. The tournament is ...

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  11. Arnetta Nell GoodwinRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    She was born May 24,1915, in Bristol, W.Va., the daughter of the late Charles W. and Ada Sandy Strother. She is survived by three daughters, Willa Jean Wiant Queen of Bridgeport, Betty Jett of Parkersburg, and Orpha Anderson of Perry, Ga.; one son, Daniel Goodwin of Vienna; one sister, Verona Enoch of Vienna; 18 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.

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  12. Parkersburg Reform PAC holds first meetingRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    A political action committee formed by a young city resident to advocate changes to the municipal charter held its first meeting Monday evening. Seven people attended the meeting led by Michael Hess, a 14-year-old Edison Middle School student who has been outspoken in his criticism of Mayor Bob Newell and Parkersburg City Council after allegations of an affair between Newell and city Finance Director Ashley Flowers and related misuse of municipal time, money and property were made public.

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  13. Boggess' HR ignites PHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    In a scoreless game with Parkersburg South Monday afternoon at Jackson Park, Boggess opened the bottom of the fifth inning with her first home run of the season and sparked a Big Red offense that had been unable to execute with runners in scoring position. Photos by Kerry Patrick Parkersburg sophomore Rylee Boggess hit a solo home run which ignited a five-run fifth inning as the Big Reds defeated Parkersburg South 5-0 Monday afternoon at Jackson Park.

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  14. DuPont withholds crucial information regarding the proposed sale of Washington Works plantRead the original story

    Monday | Huntington News

    With a proposed spinoff of its chemicals business looming in the weeks ahead, Keep Your Promises is demanding that DuPont release the documents that will show how the environmental damages caused by the company will be addressed following the sale. DuPont has closely guarded the details of the spinoff of its Performance Chemicals division, which includes the Parkersburg-based Washington Works plant.

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  15. Parking Madness Elite Eight: Parkersburg vs. AmarilloRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | StreetsBlog.org

    There's just one spot left in the Final Four of Parking Madness, and it's going either to Parkersburg, West Virginia, or Amarillo, Texas. Gaze upon on these sad city spaces and despair.

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  16. Michael E. WintersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Marietta Times

    He was born Nov. 28, 1956, in Parkersburg, a son of Barbara Ann Taylor Winters of Vienna and the late Richard Donivan Winters. Mike was a 1975 graduate of PHS and wrestled from peewee through college.

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  17. Robert Bruce PalmerRead the original story

    Sunday | Marietta Times

    Robert Bruce Palmer, of Williamstown, W.Va., was born Feb. 9, 1929, in Parkersburg, W.Va., and passed away on Friday, March 27, 2015, with his loving family by his side. There will be a private celebration to honor his life at a later time.

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  18. Kids use other senses at inclusive egg huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NewsandSentinel.com

    A number of area children got to understand what it was like to rely on their other senses when they were not able to see during an Easter Egg hunt at City Park. Around a dozen children attended the Parkersburg Lions Club's fourth annual Easter Egg Hunt for Visually Impaired Children on Sunday afternoon.

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  19. William F. WatsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... He was an avid WVU Mountaineer Fan and enjoyed following Nick Swisher's baseball career and following the Parkersburg High School Tennis Team and watching his grandson Will play. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Pearl M. Spencer Watson of ...

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  20. Backyard Briefs for Cambridge and Guernsey County areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Daily-Jeff.com

    ... ladies and youngsters. All leagues welcome new members. For information, contact Wildfire GC at 740-826-7606 Parkersburg South and Parkersburg High will host a North American Youth Sports Tournament April 10-12 in Parkersburg WV. The tournament is ...

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