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  1. Linda Culp Memorial Scholarship availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Tri-County News

    The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Regional Affiliates is accepting scholarship applications for the Women's Opportunity Fund - Linda Culp Memorial Scholarship. This fund provides scholarships for women seeking to complete their post-secondary education or women seeking additional education to further their career aspirations.

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  2. Mid-Ohio Valley Heritage Quilt ShowRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Marietta Times

    The Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History will hold its 11th annual Mid-Ohio Valley Heritage Quilt Show from this Saturday through March 22 in downtown Parkersburg. Sponsored by the Friends of Blennerhassett and WesBanco, area quilters have been invited to participate in the exhibit which will be available for viewing at the museum at Second and Juliana streets.

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  3. Walk MS set for April 25 in City ParkRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    In order to create a world free of multiple sclerosis, the Walk MS Virginia-West Virginia Chapter will take place April 25 in Parkersburg City Park. Walk MS connects people living with multiple sclerosis and those who care about them.

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  4. Tuition, fee hike OK'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    West Virginia University at Parkersburg is planning on a tuition and fee increase for students, if it can get approval from the state board that has the final decision on these matters. The WVU-P Board of Governors Wednesday approved a request by Alice Harris, vice president of finance & administration, to submit a proposed tuition and fee increase for the college to the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia for approval at its April meeting.

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  5. Fire board OKs fee draftRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Wood County Fire Service board approved the draft of a proposed fire service fee ordinance at its Wednesday night meeting. As proposed, the fire fee would be imposed at a rate of .0006 percent on the assessed value of every building in Wood County that is outside the corporate limits of Parkersburg.

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  6. Minor flooding possible through weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Mike Charnick with the National Weather Service in Charleston. Photo by Jeff Baughan The Ohio River at Parkersburg continues to rise as snow melt pours into the river locally from the Muskingum and Little Kanawha rivers. The gazebo at Point Park, at ...

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  7. Sylvia CauseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Sylvia Jean Causey, 77, a life-time resident of Reedsville, Ohio, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at Arcadia Nursing Home. She is survived by two sons, Rick Causey and Johnny Causey, both of Reedsville; two daughters, Jenny and Jeff Knotts of Parkersburg, and Teresa Shamp of Reedsville; eight grandchildren, Rickie Causey, Christy Nelson, Jason Reed, Robert Lawrence, Jeremy Reed, Alisa Shamp, Aaron Shamp, and Abby Causey; 18 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Jack Westfall, Gene Westfall, and Roger Westfall; two sisters, Judy Horner and Linda Smeeks; special friend, Rowa Reed; a special niece, Nicole Moodis; several nieces and nephews; her caregivers, June, Joyce, and Lacey; and her dog, Chicken.

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  8. County commissioners begin budget workRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... to provide animal control services; the Wood County Commission provides that service through a contract with the Parkersburg Humane Society. "We have been unable to fund some of the requests from outside agencies in the last few years because we ...

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  9. Newell attorney responds to ethics complaintRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | NewsandSentinel.com

    An ethics complaint against Parkersburg Mayor Bob Newell saying the city finance director was given a raise due to a personal relationship has no factual basis, according to the mayor's attorney. In a March 4 letter to Rebecca L. Stepto, executive director of the West Virginia Ethics Commission, attorney Harry Deitzler said the ethics complaint filed by Wood County Republican Party Chairman Rob Cornelius deceptively asserted that Parkersburg Finance Director Ashley Flowers was given a raise as a result of an alleged affair with Newell.

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  10. Residents discuss mayor at city council meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | NewsandSentinel.com

    People once again packed Parkersburg City Council chambers Tuesday night to comment on the allegations against Parkersburg Mayor Bob Newell and an alleged affair with city Finance Director Ashley Flowers. People held signs stating "Stupid Ignorant Voter" in reference to a comment made earlier this week by Councilman John Rockhold about wanting to follow the rule of law as opposed to mob rule.

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  11. Eric a. Griffin 1962-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Daily-Jeff.com

    He was born Nov. 18, 1962, in Cleveland, son of B. F. Griffin of Parkersburg, W.Va,. and the late Thelma Starcher Griffin.

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  12. Fish FriesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Local organizations and groups are holding fish fries during the Lenten season. A fish fry will begin at 6 p.m. today at the Knights of Columbus, 1010 Market St., Parkersburg.

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  13. Waiting game for chemical cracker developersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Post-gazette.com

    ... expects to decide sometime this year or next, according to its investor guidance. The ASCENT cracker project in Parkersburg, W.Va., is similarly in the pre-decision phase, but recently an official from the developer, Odebrecht, said the company is ...

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  14. Storm knocks out power, closes roads and schools in W.Va.Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... morning, preliminary reports show more than 9 inches of snow in Point Pleasant and more than 8 inches in Parkersburg. Public schools in all 55 counties are closed Thursday. Several higher education institutions also cancelled classes, including West ...

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  15. Caution urged on I-77Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | NewsandSentinel.com

    PARKERSBURG Wood County 911 Director Rick Woodyard urges anyone who does not have to be on the roadways to stay off the streets.

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  16. Wood offices closed, others openRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Sheriff's Office remains open. The Wood County Commission meeting scheduled for today has been canceled. A Parkersburg City Council budget meeting has been canceled for this evening. The Belpre, Parkersburg, Williamstown, Vienna and Marietta ...

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  17. Easter program growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Assuming the snowy results of winter storm Thor have melted away and the Easter Bunny isn't walking around on snowshoes, in less than two weeks spring may have sprung as Parkersburg High School is the host of the third annual Parkersburg Spring-Easter Celebration. The March 17 event begins at 6 p.m. on the front lawn of PHS with the lighting of the 10-foot tall Easter Basket, according to coordinator Kiki Angelos.

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  18. Ashley Flowers waives hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Ashley Flowers, who is on leave from her job as the Parkersburg finance director, appeared in Wood County Magistrate Court Wednesday for a preliminary hearing on two felony charges. Flowers, 30, 2615 Cypress St., Parkersburg, waived the preliminary hearing on two charges of child neglect before Magistrate Brenda Marshall in Wood County Magistrate Court.

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  19. High water, snow cause chaos on area roadsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Rain, and not snow, was the cause of problems throughout the area Wednesday morning and afternoon as flood warnings were issued for Parkersburg, St. Marys, Coolville, Marietta, Beverly and Belpre by the National Weather Service in Charleston. Later that evening, as the rain turned to snow, Wood County roads became treacherous and impassable in areas.

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  20. Joan Carol Belcher SmithRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | NewsandSentinel.com

    She was born in Charleston, W.Va., on Oct. 20, 1944, daughter of the late Virgil Lee Belcher and the late Helen Malinda Markle Belcher. She graduated from Parkersburg High School in 1962 and attended Mountain State College.

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