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Jumpstart to Kindergarten helps children

December 3, 2013 Editor’s note: This is the next in a series of stories about member agencies of the United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

Blennerhassett Hotel to host Festival of Trees auction tonight

December 3, 2013 PARKERSBURG — Visitors to the Blennerhassett Hotel, at the intersection of Fourth and Market streets, will be treated to a double holiday event today. more »»

Local communities set to kick off holiday season

November 30, 2013 PARKERSBURG — Local communities will kick off the holiday season with lighting ceremonies and other activities in the coming week. more »»

WMOA Radio kicks off stuffed animal drive

November 30, 2013 MARIETTA — Dinosaurs, monkeys, puppies and bears piling up in the front window of the Workingman’s Store in Marietta. more »»

Schrader brings show to Japan base

November 30, 2013 NEW YORK CITY — Belpre native Tamara Schrader has been busy preparing for one of the biggest shows she has produced. Schrader will be presenting “Tinseltown Spectacular... more »»

Police collecting gifts for foster children

November 30, 2013 PARKERBURG — The Parkersburg Police Department is collecting gifts for local foster children. The department is trying to fill a S.W.A.T. more »»

North Parkersburg Baptist to celebrate 100 years

November 30, 2013 PARKERSBURG — North Parkersburg Baptist Church will celebrate 100 years of ministry on Sunday, Dec. 1. more »»

Advent kicks off with candlelight services

November 30, 2013 PARKERSBURG — The annual celebration of the Advent Season will include the traditional Compline services beginning 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at First Lutheran Church, 19th and Plum streets. more »»

Wood County 4-H honors volunteers at banquet

November 30, 2013 PARKERSBURG — Wood County 4-H celebrated its members and volunteer leaders at the annual Awards Banquet at Butcher Bend 4-H Campground. The event was sponsored by Wesbanco and Community Bank. more »»

Civil War re-enactors plan 'Christmas at the Cabin'

November 28, 2013 PARKERSBURG — Carlin’s Battery Civil War re-enactors have invited the community to their annual Christmas at the Cabin on Dec. 23 at Fort Boreman Historic Park. more »»

Belleville writer wins international translation competition

November 28, 2013 BELLEVILLE — Belleville native Randi Ward’s English translation of Toroddur Poulsen’s poetry collection, “Fjalir”, has won The Nadia Christensen Prize in The American-Scandinavian Foundation’s 34th... more »»

W.Va. calendar includes photo by local student

November 28, 2013 WILLIAMSTOWN — A photograph by Danny Gallaher of Wood County has been selected for the “Roadsides in Bloom” 2014 calendar sponsored by the state Department of Environmental Protection. more »»

Runners hot for Turkey Trot

November 27, 2013 PARKERSBURG — For hundreds, maybe thousands, of Mid-Ohio Valley residents, the longtime traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner is preceded by the traditional Turkey Trot at City Park. more »»

Henderson Hall all decked out for Christmas tours

November 27, 2013 BOAZ — A warm fire in the hearth, hot Wassail, homemade fudge, cookies and a picturesque Christmas tree will welcome visitors to Henderson Hall Plantation during the hall’s special holiday tours... more »»

Volunteers prepare for Thanksgiving meals

November 27, 2013 MARIETTA — Thanksgiving Day brings about the desire for camaraderie, good food and a hearty celebration, and several free community meals Thursday will help make that desire a reality. more »»

Local writer to have signing

November 27, 2013 GLENVILLE — Parkersburg native Kevin Ranson will be present for a book signing of his novel, “The Matriarch,” from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Glenville State College Bookstore. more »»

Weather postpones area luggage drive

November 27, 2013 PARKERSBURG — The Give Thanks and Carry On luggage collection drive in Parkersburg has been postponed until Dec. 5 because of bad weather. The drive, being held by U.S. more »»

Marietta College puts focus on AIDS

November 27, 2013 MARIETTA — The Diversity Inclusion Office at Marietta Collegewill host AIDS Awareness week starting Monday. The schedule is: * Monday, 11 a.m.-1 p.. more »»

Parkersburg woman marks 100th birthday

November 25, 2013 PARKERSBURG — Sometimes the ordinary can lead to the extraordinary as a Parkersburg woman marked her 100th birthday on Sunda. more »»

Belpre Area Ministries continues to serve needs

November 25, 2013 * Editor’s Note: This is the next in a series of stories on the member agencies of the United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»



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