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  1. Yard saleRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Southern Belles Yard Sale will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 23 on the front lawn of Parkersburg South High School on Blizzard Drive in south Parkersburg.

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  2. Parkersburg man receives 'Quilt of Valor'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... World War II and Korea War veteran Charles Shepherd, 92, after presenting him with a Quilt of Valor at his south Parkersburg home Monday morning. The quilt was handmade by Faye Gandee of Gay, W.Va., who presented the gift along with Gale Betterly of ...

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  3. City considering loan to help demolish housesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... acquisition of some of the land on which they sit. Photo by Evan Bevins Acting as the Urban Renewal Authority, Parkersburg City Council rejected the proposed donation of this house at 1107 13th St., which has been targeted for demolition, to the ...

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  4. Newell defends ambulance purchaseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... said they'd been purchased at an auction in Columbus when a company went out of business. Photo by Jeff Baughan Parkersburg Mayor Bob Newell discusses the purchase of three ambulances at auction by the city Fire Department during Tuesday's City ...

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  5. Memorial WallRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    When the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall arrives in Parkersburg next week, it will bring with it the opportunity for visitors to pay their respects to a group of men and women whose service to their country often fails to garner the gratitude it deserves.

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  6. Patricia J. DrakeRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... bugs and driving her VW Bug around town. She was a member of the Rockport Church of Christ and attended South Parkersburg Christian Church. Surviving Patricia are her six children, Pamela J. Stewart of Coolville, Cynthia S. Morris of Ravenswood, ...

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  7. Roane repeats at CallawayRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... played at Big Bend Golf Course secured the overall championship at 3,300 points - slightly higher than runner-up Parkersburg (3,100) and that much more impressive than George Washington's third place total of 2,800. "I think our showing at the ...

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  8. Video prompts probe of Parkersburg bridge workRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Parkersburg Mayor Bob Newell says the state is investigating material that fell into the Ohio River during a bridge repair and maintenance project.

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  9. Longtime married couple dies just days apartRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    ... James Craig died July 30 after a brief illness; his wife died days later on Aug. 10. Both Craigs were born in Parkersburg, West Virginia, where they attended Parkersburg High School. They lived close to one another but didn't know each other well. ...

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  10. Lawmakers seek study on W.Va. craft beer industryRead the original story

    Yesterday | Weirton Daily Times

    ... islature's Joint Commission on Economic Development, which has requested a study of the craft beer industry. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1thc2lI) reports seven craft breweries are registered with the state Department of Commerce.

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  11. Erickson bleacher donations have exceeded $10KRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. PARKERSBURG -Donations to the Erickson All-Sports Facility bleacher fund in honor of the memory of long-time Parkersburg South Principal ...

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  12. The End Zone: August 19Read the original story

    Yesterday | Martinsburg Journal

    ... best kids in the Eastern Panhandle. Wood County Recreation will be hosting the 10th annual Fall Fun League at Parkersburg South High School in Parkersburg on Sunday afternoons beginning Sept. 7 and continuing each week through Nov. 9. The league is ...

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  13. MOVTA talks fare increase at forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... one will be 6-7 p.m. today in the conference room at the Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority, 520 Juliana St. in Parkersburg. Tim Thomas, general manager for the MOVTA, speaks at a public forum Monday in Vienna about a proposed fare increase. (Photo ...

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  14. Video: Items fall from Memorial BridgeRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... was supposed to go in the water and the city takes protection of waterways seriously, the mayor added. The Parkersburg Utility Board draws its water from underground wells, not the river directly. While the river water does influence the ...

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  15. Volunteers sought to help with Vietnam memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Volunteers will be needed to help those who visit to pay their respects when the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall arrives in Parkersburg later this month, an organizer said.

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  16. DeWayne E. FranklinRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... with his family and friends. His favorite time was family gatherings, cooking and eating. After graduating from Parkersburg High School, DeWayne joined the military and traveled the world, but, his greatest joy was his children. To cherish his ...

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  17. 55 years of marriage, couple dies days apart Cynthia Craig could only ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Naples Daily News

    ... James Craig died July 30 after a brief illness; his wife died days later on Aug. 10. Both Craigs were born in Parkersburg, West Virginia, where they attended Parkersburg High School. They lived close to one another but didn't know each other well. ...

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  18. Dr. James D. MendenhallRead the original story

    Sunday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Jim was born and raised in Parkersburg, on Jan. 20, 1923, the son of the late George A. and Effie M. Simmons Mendenhall.

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  19. Buses, crossing guards on dutyRead the original story

    Sunday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... All reports of motorists passing stopped school buses will be taken seriously and dealt with accordingly, said Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin. "School bus drivers have the authority to report people passing stopped buses directly to (Wood ...

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  20. Homecoming comes to a closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NewsandSentinel.com

    The classic rock band The Guess Who closed out the 2014 Parkersburg Homecoming Festival on Sunday night to a crowd of enthusiastic fans.

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