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  1. Wade leads PHS past CabellRead the original story

    48 min ago | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. PARKERSBURG - Host Parkersburg High rolled out to a 38-19 halftime lead, mostly on the strength of a 23-11 second quarter, and never ...

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  2. Sims helping those with MSRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Local business owner Misti Sims is taking applications from Mid-Ohio Valley residents who have multiple sclerosis and may need financial assistance. Money has been raised during four benefit golf tournaments in Parkersburg to help people with MS.

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  3. Planning commission tables tower voteRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The city of Parkersburg's Municipal Planning Commission on Friday tabled a public hearing and decision on a request for a permit to allow a wireless communication tower to be built near Franklin Elementary School. The company wants to build a 150-foot-tall monopole with a telecommunications antenna tower and single-story radio shelter on property off Blizzard Drive that's currently occupied by Pioneer Supply.

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  4. Newell appoints Read to councilRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Parkersburg City Council will soon be back at full strength after Mayor Bob Newell appointed 35th Street resident Aaron Read to the vacant seat representing District 7 on Friday. Newell chose the 36-year-old Read from among three candidates nominated by the city's Republican executive committee to fill the seat previously held by Councilman John Kelly, who resigned Nov. 30 to take a seat in the West Virginia House of Delegates.

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  5. Stephan David FrantzRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Stephan "Steve" Frantz, 66, of Parkersburg, passed away on Oct. 27, 2014, at Zusman Hospice at Ohio State Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He gave the gift of life for medical research by donating his body to the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

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  6. City native, Lyons, on Wvu Ad listRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Current Deputy Director of Athletics at the University of Alabama and Parkersburg native Shane Lyons is among the potential list of candidates for the WVU athletic director position, vacated by Oliver Luck Wednesday. "I can confirm that I do know I am on WVU's wishlist," said Lyons, "No one from the university has yet to contact me but there have been several published reports naming me on said list."

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  7. Stories of Christmases pastRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... County Historical Society works to preserve yesterday for tomorrow. For more information, contact P.O. Box 565, Parkersburg, WV 26102

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  8. Thumbs Up, Thumbs DownRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... organizations, such as the Salvation Army and churches for leading the efforts for this good cause. UP: To Parkersburg resident Wendy Shriver named the new executive director of the Downtown PKB organization. Shriver will replace Carrie Nesselrode, ...

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  9. Some of the most amazing photographs of 2014 from around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... he was shot dead Sam and Amanda with their kids at a Ku Klux Klan rally held at Mountwood Park on April 26 in Parkersburg, West Virginia. A group of KKK members says it is planning military style combat training - exactly 60 years after the birth of ...

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  10. Anna Lee ShouldisRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Bible, memorizing passages of scripture. She is survived by nephews, Mark Shouldis of Given and Mike Shouldis of Parkersburg, and niece, Jane Shouldis Haikal. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, June Shouldis Atkinson, ...

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  11. Patsy's memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Marietta Times

    A group of nearly 30 family members and friends lit candles and let balloons fly at East Lawn Memorial Park Wednesday evening to honor the memory of Patsy Sparks. More than 22 years ago, Sparks, of Marietta, went missing from the Wheel Club in Parkersburg.

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  12. Council remains split on presidentRead the original story

    Wednesday | NewsandSentinel.com

    If J.R. Carpenter or Nancy Wilcox is elected Parkersburg City Council president on Jan. 14, it likely will be by a 5-4 margin. After council - down one member until a new District 7 representative is appointed this week by Mayor Bob Newell - split on four votes for council president and one for vice president Tuesday, the decision was deferred until the first meeting of 2015.

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  13. Harvey D. "Boone" Gandee Jr.Read the original story

    Wednesday | NewsandSentinel.com

    He was born on Jan. 17, 1948, in Parkersburg, a son of the late Harvey D. Sr. and Nellie Hitchcock Gandee. He is survived by his son, Jimmy Gandee, of Florida; three brothers, Eugene Gandee, Steve Gandee, and Rick Gandee; and seven sisters, Dot Tingler, Sis Newbraugh, Linda Gandee, Sharon Hart, Patty Smith, Terrie Gandee, and Carolyn Gandee.

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  14. Oceana native among Hidden Promise graduates at GSCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Independent Herald

    ... in two FLW College Fishing Northern Conference Championships. Lambert already has a position lined up at a Parkersburg area company as a landman after his graduation from GSC. "The chances to go on trips, especially when we went to the beach, hold ...

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  15. Kelley, Beverly JeanneRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Tyler Star News

    Beverly Jeanne Kelley, 72 of Vienna, W.Va., passed away December 12, 2014, at The Willows Center in Parkersburg, W.Va.

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  16. Betty L. McClungRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... She is survived by her children, James Darrell McClung Jr. (Nancy) of Little Hocking, Debbie Crites of Parkersburg, Terrie Deem of Waverly, Vickie Taylor (James) of Rutland, Ohio, and Brenda Lamp (Michael), Paula Johnson (Charlie) and Bobby McClung ...

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  17. Zelma (Hashman) BowieRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... her. She is survived by her loving children, Gene Bowie (Eleanor) of St. Marys, W.Va., Jim Bowie (Jeanette) of Parkersburg, Terry Bowie (Pat) of Veto Lake, Ohio, Don Bowie (Claudette) of St. Marys, W.Va., Carol Hysell of St. Marys, W.Va., Joyce ...

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  18. Martha BinghamRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Martha L. Bingham, 83, of Ravenswood, W.Va., passed away Dec. 13, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg, following a long illness. Martha enjoyed many things over the years, including cooking, golfing, raising her children, and being a wonderful grandmother.

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  19. Big Red girls come up shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... and scored off a leaner just inside the paint as time expired for a 76-75 victory. Photo by Jeff Baughan Parkersburg's Alison Schumacher drives past Huntington's Ericka Budd Tuesday. Huntington defeated Parkersburg, 76-75. Contact definitely ...

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  20. No injuries reported in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Parkersburg Fire Department responded just after 2 p.m. to 1033 24th St. to a report of a back porch area on fire. The call came in at 2:01 p.m. and the fire department was on the scene at 2:05 p.m. Parkersburg firefighters responded to 1033 24th St. on Tuesday afternoon to a report of a back porch area on fire.

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