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  1. Roaring '20s program slatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Several downtown organization and businesses are working together for a week-long program about the Roaring 20s, culminating with a performance of "The Great Gatsby" on March 29 at the Smoot Theatre. Entitled "The Jazz Age," the series of programs is a partnership of the Smoot, Downtown PKB and the Blennerhassett Hotel in downtown Parkersburg.

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  2. So Close for SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Garrett Gilkeson's three-point play with 72 seconds left in the Class AAA state title game Saturday night at the Charleston Civic Center gave Parkersburg South its last lead at 48-47, but Huntington tallied six of the final eight points as the Highlanders knocked off the Patriots, 53-50, to repeat as champions. Tavian Dunn-Martin - who missed 9 of 10 attempts from 3-point land, but still scored a game-high 23 points, which included making all eight of his foul shots - put the third-seeded Highlanders ahead for good, thanks to a pair of free throws with a minute remaining.

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  3. Easter Bonnet Contest caps Parkersburg paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The venue for the annual competition was at First Presbyterian Church on Juliana Street where judges and contestants admired the handmade chapeaus while enjoying cookies and punch Saturday morning. The bonnet contest was a prelude to the sixth annual Mid-Ohio Valley Easter Parade on Saturday afternoon along Market Street in downtown Parkersburg.

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  4. Safety Day offers up fun, valuable lessons for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... activities and information. This year's event was sponsored by the mall, Memorial Health System and the Parkersburg News and Sentinel. Photo by Wayne Towner Fire trucks from several local departments were open for children to climb on and explore ...

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  5. Reps discuss busy sessionRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... said. Kelly is going to take a little time now to "sit back," get his ideas together and eventually go before Parkersburg City Council, the Wood County Commission and other local governing bodies and give presentations on what was accomplished in ...

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  6. Record number of units march in Easter paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Saulton Winning first place in the commercial float division was this entry from West Virginia University at Parkersburg in the sixth annual Mid-Ohio Valley Easter Parade on Saturday. Photo by Jeffrey Saulton Members of the clean-up crews for the ...

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  7. Volunteers play vital roleRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Last week's Very Spectacular Arts Festival - an Artsbridge event hosted at West Virginia University-Parkersburg - was spectacular, indeed. The festival is meant to give local special needs students "a day filled with a variety of hands-on arts projects, demonstrations and musical performances."

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  8. Delbert R. HallRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Delbert is survived by his son, Delbert Ray Hall; daughter, Janet L. Davis Miller of Parkersburg; grandchildren, Stephanie Dawn Davis, Robert Lee Davis and Jana Marie Davis; great grandchildren, Braxston Micheal Davis and Jacob Levi Davis; brothers, Wayne Lockhart of Parkersburg, Gary and Roger Lockhart of Walker and Clayton Lockhart of North Carolina; sisters, Marliene Landis of Mineral Wells and Ellie Horton of Belleville; along with many other extended family and friends. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg, W.Va.

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  9. Woodworking specialist: Spring projects not limited to choresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    DO LIST HAS GOTTEN LONGER. BUT CHORES DON'T NECESSARILY HAVE TO DOMINATE THAT LIST... TODD OF WOODCRAFT SAYS 'TIS THE SEASON TO HAVE FUN WITH TOOLS... Woodcraft is a locally owned and operated retail franchise of Woodcraft Supply based in Parkersburg, WV.

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  10. Church BriefsRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Review

    ... Weekday services begin at 7. The speaker will be Tim Hatfield. He is a 1986 graduate of Ohio Valley College in Parkersburg, W.Va. His subjects for the week are: EAST LIVERPOOL - Boyce United Methodist Church will have Gospel singer Jonathan White, ...

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  11. Stoke representing Wood at folk festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | NewsandSentinel.com

    She will represent Wood County at the West Virginia State Folk Festival June 19-21 in Glenville, ride in the Parkersburg Homecoming Parade and make other appearances at local festivals and events in her capacity as the new belle. The belles, who must be at least 70 years old and have a history of volunteer and community service, are chosen annually by the county council for the Community Educational Outreach Service clubs.

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  12. Petition group files complaints against NewellRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... that same ground for two months now. Nothing has changed." "Mayor Newell was elected by a strong majority of Parkersburg voters," Deitzler said in his emailed response. "The six complainants and their small group of followers do not speak for the ...

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  13. Slip damages Quincy StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | NewsandSentinel.com

    City Council and its Finance Committee are being asked to allocate $70,000 to repair a slip that has broken a retaining wall and cracked a sidewalk on Quincy Street. Starting just above the intersection with 13th Street, the slide has affected an approximately 150-foot section of the hill, Parkersburg Public Works Director Rick Lemley said.

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  14. Vienna Road Race picks logoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... is $15 for everyone. Advance entry forms are available at the Vienna City Building, the libraries in Vienna and Parkersburg and at On the Run and Walk at 2903 Emerson Ave. in Parkersburg, Molinaro said. Race day registration will be at the Vienna ...

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  15. Ricky Dean StarcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Ricky Dean Starcher, 54, of Washington, W.Va., passed away on March 18, 2015, at Camden Clark Medical Center, following an extended illness. He was born Jan. 19, 1961, in Parkersburg, a son of the late Jess Willard and Ora Mae Ballengee Starcher.

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  16. Shirley Ann (Dye) LockhartRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Shirley Ann Lockhart, 81, of Parkersburg, died Friday, March 20, 2015, at her residence with her family at her side. She was born Jan. 24, 1934, in Marietta, Ohio, a daughter of the late Edward and Harriet Dye.

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  17. Douglas Bryan BumgarnerRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... his mother, he is survived by a brother, Gary W. Bumgarner of Dunbar, W.Va.; two sisters, Cheryl Jean McKenna of Parkersburg, and Teresa Ellen Burdette of Culloden, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, ...

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  18. Communication sees big changes as century turnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Parkersburg Journal: Parkersburg is now blessed with healthy telegraphic competition. During the past week the Atlantic and Pacific, Joy Gould's Co., have brought their wires to the city.

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  19. Joyce planning mayoral bidRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Local businessman and former city councilman Tom Joyce filed precandidacy papers with the Parkersburg city clerk's office on March 2 to run for mayor. Joyce, a Republican, told me he hopes to kick off an election campaign on social media in a few weeks.

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  20. Thumbs Up, Thumbs DownRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... young people willing to take on the work of providing for the rest of us. UP: To the academic boosters groups at Parkersburg High School, Williamstown High School and Parkersburg South High School for promoting and recognizing academic achievement. ...

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