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  1. Empty Bowls a success again thanks to the publicRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    ... some to the local food pantry and as gifts to the two food pantries in the Frontier school area and one in the Parkersburg area in appreciation for the gift of bowls made by students in those areas. We'd also like to thanks the potters and ...

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  2. Hall of Famer to speak at dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    A dinner to benefit the Circles Campaign of the Mid-Ohio Valley Inc. will be held in the Family Life Center at Stout Memorial United Methodist Church at Broad and 34th streets in Parkersburg on April 24. Speaking at the event is Mike Bartrum, a former tight end for Marshall University's Thundering Herd and NFL long snapper.

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  3. Southside library efforts moving aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library officials must clear one more regulatory hurdle before a new chapter can begin for the south Parkersburg branch.

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  4. County seeks Morrisey's inputRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Rhodes said there is a recommendation that such a notice be placed on the sample ballot which will appear in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, the notice would state that Tebay has withdrawn his candidacy. "The ballot commissioners are in favor of ...

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  5. A Close CallRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... displaced, injured one firefighter, and saw the rescue of a pet guinea pig from the smoke, officials said. The Parkersburg Fire Department was called to 807 Virginia Ave. at 4:14 p.m. Thursday to a home on fire, said Capt. Tim Flinn. Initial reports ...

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  6. Helping NeighborsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... requested money for the coming year. Groups ranging from volunteer fire departments to the Humane Society of Parkersburg and the Women's Care Center will put to good use the money you gave. According to Gnage, 99 cents of every dollar given will ...

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  7. Leona C. LeachRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Leach of Fairmont, Luella Burton and husband, David, of Simpson and Clarenda Fragale and husband, Anthony, of Parkersburg; five grandchildren, Jennifer Londeree and husband, Dan, of Huntington, Scott Burton and wife, Rebecca, of Alabama, Aaron ...

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  8. PHS falls to visiting Eastchester, 4-1Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Rich Manno pitched 6 1/3 innings of shutout relief and Eastchester scored twice in the fifth frame to extend a slim one-run lead to three en route to a 4-1 baseball win over host Parkersburg High Thursday at City Park.

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  9. Proposed Shell project draws more than 1,000 to informational meetingsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Plastics News

    ... owner of Brazilian petrochemicals leader Braskem SA - has announced plans to build a petrochemicals complex in Parkersburg, W. Va., which is also in the Marcellus Shale. Other firms have proposed similar investments, but market watchers have ...

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  10. Scottish & Celtic Heritage FestivalRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Scottish & Celtic Heritage Festival will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 19 at the Parkersburg City Pavilion.

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  11. Casting call for horror filmRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    An open casting call will be held for parts in a horror film due to be filmed in the Parkersburg area beginning in May. The movie, called "The Axeman of Henderson County," will be a feature-length movie filmed by Semi-Charmed Productions in the Parkersburg area in May, said Larry Parmiter, co-owner of the company.

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  12. Goal ExceededRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... and emergency squads, the American Cancer Society, Catholic Charities of West Virginia, the Human Society of Parkersburg, the Women's Care Center, and the Shriner's Hospital for Children in Cincinnati, Gnage said. In the past year, local United Way ...

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  13. Armed suspect sought in robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... black, full-faced mask, a blue sweatshirt and blue jeans at the time of the robbery. According to a release from Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin, officers were on the scene at 1400 Seventh St. within a minute of the 4 a.m. call. Photo provided ...

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  14. Commission to discuss Tebay issueRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    PARKERSBURG Two issues will be discussed today by the Wood County Commission over the withdrawal of a candidate in the primary election.

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  15. BlightsRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Parkersburg Mayor Bob Newell's proposal this week for City Council to borrow funds to raze 85 structures is a good idea, with a great deal of merit, but a few wrinkles need to be ironed out first.

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  16. Big Reds sweep SouthRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Tris Spitsnaugle held a 7-6 advantage, but then had to rally past Parkersburg South's Garrett Dailey for a 9-8 victory via a 7-2 tiebreaker at No.

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  17. Martha J. HeaneyRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... with her husband, Bud Heaney, she owned and operated Market Motors until his retirement. She was a member of Parkersburg Garden Club, League of Women Voters, Order of the Eastern Star and Ben Bey Grotto, where she enjoyed dancing and visiting ...

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  18. Ronald H. FrameRead the original story

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Ronald H. Frame, 97, formerly of Parkersburg, W.Va., passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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  19. A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Highmark Inc. and Its SubsidiariesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Business Wire

    ... Inc. (Highmark), Keystone Health Plan West, Inc. , HM Health Insurance Company and Highmark West Virginia Inc. (Parkersburg, WV). Concurrently, A.M. Best has affirmed the debt ratings of "bbb+" of Highmark. Additionally, A.M. Best has affirmed the ...

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  20. Armed robbery under investigation in ParkersburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | West Virginia Metro

    Parkersburg police said a man entered the Speedway on 7th Street at about 4 a.m. He waited for the clerk to get behind the counter and then produced a handgun and demanded money.

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