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  1. Valley's swollen rivers begin to recedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... said the Ohio River came real close to flood stage. He said the Ohio crested at 6 inches below flood stage in Parkersburg. "The rivers have crested and began to recede at about 2 p.m.," he said. "It will be a while before all the flood water goes ...

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  2. Sandra K. HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Deweese, St. Marys, Rob (Jill) Maston, Morgantown, Kayla, Jared, and Anna Runnion, St. Marys, and Wesley Hall, Parkersburg; four great-grandchildren, Olivia, Halle, Shane, and Lainey Deweese; two brothers, Donnie Alderman, St. Marys, and Danny ...

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  3. Jean A. BlairRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... d to Ohio Valley University, 1 Campus View Drive, Vienna, WV 26105. The Vaughan Funeral Home, 1010 Murdoch Ave., Parkersburg, has been entrusted with the arrangements. Condolences may be shared online at vaughanfh.com

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  4. Cartoons not funny, unfairRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    For many years, I have praised The Parkersburg News and Sentinel as the best one I have ever encountered, but I must admit it has dropped from such a high position since the editions of March 31 and April 1. Those drawing, which appeared on the editorial page, should not have been accepted by the publisher of such a highly rated paper.

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  5. Taking care of each otherRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... lks. Let's try to remember to hold on to that inspiration for a while. Christina Myer is executive editor of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel. She can be reached via e-mail at cmyer@newsandsentinel.com

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  6. InfrastructureRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    It seems as though we should not need a special day set aside to remind us, but investment in infrastructure and improved transportation are vital not just to the U.S., but to West Virginia. When Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., spoke in Parkersburg last week on Stand Up 4 Transportation Day, her message was clear: better roads and better transportation will mean better opportunities for Mountain State residents.

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  7. Norman CumberledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Palladium-Item

    Parkersburg, West Virginia, to Jesse and Ruby Mason Cumberledge, he lived in Richmond since 1972. Norman was a LCPL in the U.S. Marine Corps and served in the Vietnam War from February 11, 1972 to November 3, 1974. He was proud to be a Marine and to serve his country. Norman was a member of the True Gospel United Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife of over 42 years, Joan Grimes Cumberledge to whom he was married on August 25, 1972; son, Paul (Adria) Cumberledge of Buna, Texas; daughter, Emily (John Miller) Saylor of Richmond; granddaughter, Ashton; grandsons, Jacob, Bret, Thomas, and Daniel; sisters, Betty Griffit and Patricia Caddel, both of Parkersburg, West Virginia; nieces; nephews; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and seven sisters. Visitation for Norman John Cumberledge will be from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Pastor Martin Holman officiating. Burial will be in Greens Fork South Cemetery with military honors provided by the Wayne County Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to: American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46278. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.

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  8. Gaston Day promotes McCallister to head basketball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... and values as far as running a basketball program," McCallister said. A Belmont resident, McCallister grew up in Parkersburg, W.Va. He was on the basketball team at South Carolina-Aiken but attended for only one semester. McCallister then ...

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  9. PHS sweeps South InviteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Marietta Times

    The Parkersburg High School track team swept the Parkersburg South Invitational here late Thursday night at a rain-soaked Stadium Field. The PHS boys of head coach Rod O'Donnell captured the team title by a score of 177-143 against runner-up Parkersburg South, which had to move the meet to Stadium Field because of construction at the Erickson All-Sports Facility.

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  10. 190 pinwheels mark battle against child abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | NewsandSentinel.com

    As part of Prevent Child Abuse America Month in April, the GFC Parkersburg Woman's Club on Thursday planted 190 pinwheels in the traffic triangle at Dudley and Emerson avenues. The club planted 190 pinwheels in the triangle where they will remain for the month, said Sharon Sheridan, an organizer.

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  11. Police effort aimed at kidsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | NewsandSentinel.com

    For the last year, city police have been piloting a program aimed at teaming with schools to help children affected by violence and traumatic situations. Through the Handle with Care program, the department has notified Jefferson Elementary Center of incidents in which their students have come into contact with law enforcement, whether it's a report of abuse, the arrest of a family member or a crime at their residence, Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin said.

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  12. Equipment issue knocks out power to nearly 4KRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Charleston. Approximately 3,800 customers - about 2,800 in Parkersburg and the remainder in Vienna - lost power, Meyers said. Photo by Gretchen Richards A Parkersburg firefighter directs traffic ...

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  13. South Invitational set today at Stadium FieldRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Big News Network.com

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. PARKERSBURG - The Parkersburg South Invitational will take place today, but instead of being held at the Erickson All-Sports Facility the ...

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  14. South holds off PHS rallyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | Big News Network.com

    ... social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. It was true for Parkersburg South for most of Wednesday night's cross-town showdown, and it was true for Parkersburg in its last gasps in the final ...

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  15. Wood County house destroyed by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... in an attempt to create a fire break to contain the blaze. Earlier in the day, a house fire on Laurel Street in Parkersburg was stopped by a brave neighbor armed with a garden hose, said Parkersburg Fire Department Capt. Tim Flinn. The fire at 509 ...

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  16. Sheppard back in the ringRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | NewsandSentinel.com

    For as long as I've known him, which is more than three decades, Sheppard is always busy doing something. Fight fans should mark their calendars for Saturday night, April 25 at Parkersburg's Memorial Fieldhouse because that date is now officially set in stone for Fieldhouse Fight Night where proceeds will benefit the Big Red softball boosters.

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  17. Rev. Kermit William PolingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Reverend Kermit William Poling, 73, of Pennsboro, W.Va., died on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg. He was born Oct. 1, 1941, on the family farm near Crystal Springs, in Randolph County, W.Va., a son of the late Rev.

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  18. John Richard DawkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | NewsandSentinel.com

    John Richard Dawkins, 59, of Vienna, departed this life, March 28, 2015, to join his family and friends and soar in heaven after living with Pancreatic Cancer for 15 months. He was born in Parkersburg in 1956, to Mary Jo Dyer Dawkins and Paul Raymond Dawkins, who preceded him in death.

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  19. Alvin James CharltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | NewsandSentinel.com

    He was born March 5, 1924, in Wood County, a son of the late Alonzo and Mary Alice Goodman Charlton. He is survived by his daughters, Barbra Allen of Parkersburg, and Sharon Wigal of Mineral Wells; sons, Alvin Charlton and Alonzo Charlton, both of Parkersburg; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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  20. George Lewis EverittRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Scottish Rite Mason from the Valley of Clarksburg and was a Shriner belonging to the Nemesis Temple from Parkersburg and to the Clarksburg Shrine Club. Most recently, George enjoyed gardening and sharing produce with the family, friends and ...

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