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  1. Newell to appoint Kelly's replacementRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A U.S. Army veteran who served in Afghanistan, a freight company account executive and an attorney who ran for the House of Delegates will be considered as the next member of Parkersburg City Council. Aaron Read, Robert Noland and Debra L. Steed have been nominated by the two members of the Wood County Republican Executive Committee who live in the city to be appointed to the District 7 council seat.

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  2. Sales tax, land reuse agency on council agendaRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... chambers on the second floor of the Municipal Building. The sales tax and B&O reductions are tied together under Parkersburg's participation in West Virginia's expanded municipal home rule program. If approved on final reading Tuesday, the sales tax ...

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  3. Parkersburg area residents participate in pen projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... pens - 1,953 more than in 2013 - to bring the 11-year total to 119,489. Area residents working through the Parkersburg Woodcraft store contributed 276 pens this year. Last year's total for the local store - 473 - was the largest yet locally. ...

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  4. Patricia A. GreeneRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | NewsandSentinel.com

    She was born in Parkersburg, and was the daughter of the late Delbert M. Wiblin and Eva M. Waybright McCullough. She was a member of the Porterfield Baptist Church and had attended the Grace Baptist Church, where she had sung in the choirs.

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  5. Thumbs Up, Thumbs DownRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | NewsandSentinel.com

    UP: To Lori and Gary Fields, owner of Fields and Lehman Trucking, for traveling to the Worcester Wreath Co. in Columbia, Maine, to pick up 945 wreaths that will be used in today's Wreaths Across America ceremonies in Parkersburg, Dunbar, Point Pleasant and Red House, W.Va.

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  6. Groups Coalesce Against Fracking Activity in Ohio River ValleyRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Huntington News

    ... who noted that landfills near the Ohio River from the northernmost Brook County landfill, then downriver to Parkersburg are accepting massive quantities of drill cuttings from Marcellus Shale fracking activity. The drill cuttings have been shown to ...

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  7. Foundation announces fall grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Point Pleasant Register

    Our Community's Foundation - the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and the Regional Affiliate Foundations of Doddridge, Ritchie, Jackson and Mason counties and the Little Kanawha Area - announces its grant awards for fall 2014. The Foundation awarded $257,006 through the fall Community Action Grants program to organizations within the Foundation's 11-county service region of Wood, Wirt, Ritchie, Doddridge, Mason, Calhoun, Gilmer, Roane, Pleasants, and Jackson counties in West Virginia, and Washington County, Ohio.

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  8. Candlelight vigil planned for SparksRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... loon release. The program will include music and memories of Sparks. Sparks was last seen alive walking out of a Parkersburg bar more than 20 years ago. Her remains were found about 10 years later in Noble County.

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  9. PM Company doles out $42K to charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The PM Company, a local real estate and development company, held its annual Christmas party at Grand Pointe Conference Center. For seven years the company, headed by Pat Minnite, has been hosting the party that benefits the Spirit of Giving Fund, within the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation.

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  10. WVU-P officials meet with legislatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    West Virginia University at Parkersburg is unique among higher education institutions in the state, and school officials asked lawmakers Thursday to keep that in mind as they head into the upcoming legislative session. "We are the only community college offering baccalaureate programs," interim President Rhonda Tracy said during Thursday's meeting between members of the WVU-P Board of Governors and administration and seven legislators from the Mid-Ohio Valley.

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  11. William Patterson Jr.Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    He was born Oct. 6, 1951, in Parkersburg, a son of the late William H. Patterson Sr. and Velcie June Fuller Zegrea Lowers. Surviving is his daughter, Caitlin Patterson of Parkersburg; his grandson, Cole Cottrille; and two sisters, Zoeitsa Zegrea of Williamstown, and Annie Dunn of Mineral Wells.

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  12. Ohio Valley activist groups working against frackingRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Ohio.com

    ... who noted that landfills near the Ohio River from the northernmost Brook County landfill, then downriver to Parkersburg are accepting massive quantities of drill cuttings from Marcellus Shale fracking activity. The drill cuttings have been shown to ...

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  13. The MOV in 3D is stunningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... work better. View the system now and local residents can view incredible views of at least part of the area. Parkersburg, Belpre and Vienna are all rendered in three dimensions, while Williamstown and Marietta are not. The transition point is north ...

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  14. W.Va. Civil Air Patrol to honor fallen veteransRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Inter-Mountain

    In West Virginia, ceremonies are to take place at more than two dozen cemeteries, including ones in Beckley, Parkersburg, Morgantown, Huntington, Point Pleasant and Fairmont.

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  15. WVU-Parkersburg names new presidentRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Spokeswoman Katie Wootton says the university's Board of Governors voted unanimously to elect Fletcher Lamkin of Lane Osage Beach, Missouri. Lamkin has most recently has served as a higher education consultant and previously served in leadership roles at Kansas Wesleyan University, Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, and West Point.

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  16. Hayhurst named Advocate of the ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Parkersburg Art Center director Abby Hayhurst was awarded with the 2104 Community Advocate of the Arts by the Ohio River Valley chapter of the National Society of Arts and Letters Wednesday. Jayne Whitlow, president of the Ohio River Valley chapter of the National Society of Arts and Letters, said Hayhurst was not recognized for just one contribution.

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  17. Driver wrecks, flips carRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Cathryn Waters, 91, of Parkersburg was driving her 2006 Buick LaCrosse southbound in the 3800 block of Grand Central Avenue Wednesday when the accident happened, said Patrolman C.L. Powell with the Vienna Police Department. Photo by Jeffrey Saulton Officials work to free Cathryn Waters, 91, of Parkersburg Wednesday afternoon after an impact with a parked Kia Soul caused her Buick LaCrosse to roll onto its driver's side.

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  18. Two taken to hospital after evening wreckRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Officials were alerted to the accident at 8:01 p.m., said Sgt. W.J. Cox with the Parkersburg Police Department.

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  19. Colonial Christmas Open HouseRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Junior League of Parkersburg will host its annual "Colonial Christmas" Open House from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 6 at the historic Cook House at 1301 Murdock Ave. in Parkersburg. The event is free and open to the public.

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  20. Valerie Kay RobinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Marsha Bolton of Coxburg and Patricia Nutter and husband, JD, of Philippi; and brother, Robert Coffman of Parkersburg Valerie was a homemaker, caregiver, cleaned houses; and she volunteered with the Heart and Hand. She enjoyed needlepoint and ...

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