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Lowell Post 750 color guard keeps patriotism alive

May 30, 2016 Hearing “Taps” played softly by the bugler or the eerily soothing notes of “Amazing Grace” bellowing from bagpipes allows families a sense of comfort during a time of sorrow. more »»

 
 
 
Officials name drowning victim

May 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG — The body of a young Parkersburg man was recovered late Friday night in the Little Kanawha River near Point Park following a swimming accident. more »»

Waterford graduation

May 30, 2016 A large crowd of proud parents, grand-parents, siblings and friends were on hand Sunday to celebrate the graduation of 47 Waterford High School seniors at the 120th commencement ceremony, held in th... more »»

Vandalia-Con wraps up Sunday

May 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG - Members of the steampunk movement converged at the Blennerhassett Hotel for the third annual Vandalia-Con Steampunk Convention this weekend. more »»

Trails weekend coming up June 3-5

May 30, 2016 CAIRO - Representatives of North Bend State Park in Cairo are inviting everyone to the park’s Family Trails Weekend on June 3-5. more »»

African American cemetery’s vets honored

May 30, 2016 By Brett Dunlap Special to the Times PARKERSBURG — A community paid tribute to those who served this country on Sunday. more »»

Around town

May 30, 2016 Beverly Eagles steak fry Saturday The Beverly Eagles will host a steak fry at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $12 or $10 for grilled chicken dinners. For carryout, call 740-984-4733. more »»

New at the Armory

May 28, 2016 It’s been six months since the first floor of Marietta’s Armory was opened to the public. more »»

Temporary water connection working

May 28, 2016 Special to the Times VIENNA, W.Va. — One week after the city of Vienna and Boaz were put under a do-not-drink-the-water advisory, several residences and businesses may now use their tap water. more »»

Murder suspect wants testimony tossed for trial

May 28, 2016 Adam Baker showed little emotion on Friday during a hearing to review motions to suppress his testimony in the upcoming murder trial for Baker’s 4-month-old son, Andrew. more »»

Interim president a fan of MC

May 28, 2016 Although the search for Marietta College’s next president has come to a close, a longtime college supporter will remain at the helm for the next month. more »»

‘You will always be a Yellowjacket’

May 28, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN—Graduates were told to go change the world, but always remember their roots at the Williamstown High School 107th Commencement ceremony on Friday night. more »»

Frontier grads ready for ‘a fresh start’

May 28, 2016 By Brittany Landers The Marietta Times blanders@mariettatimes. more »»

PCHS graduation

May 28, 2016 Talking before the graduation ceremony was to begin at Parkersburg Catholic High School Friday are, from left, Zach Alkire, Daniel Ambrozy and Remy Toncray. more »»

Jail ordered on domestic violence charge

May 28, 2016 From staff reports A Marietta man who reportedly attacked his wife outside of the WIC office in November was sentenced to 17 months in jail on Friday in Washington County Common Pleas Court. Robert V. more »»

Memorial Day Holiday Activities

May 28, 2016 MARIETTA In Marietta, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion will be sponsoring parades on Monday to honor the military veterans who have died in servic. more »»

SAR ceremony salutes Revolutionary War heroes

May 27, 2016 It isn’t often that a contingent of color guard attends a memorial service clothed in 18th century military uniforms and carrying muskets, but that was the case Thursday morning in Mound Cemetery a... more »»

13-year-old’s adoption ends 8 years in foster care

May 27, 2016 Dylan was just 5 when he first entered the foster care system. “The first day he came he was nervous,” said former foster mother Beth Cox. more »»

Ballot issue for 911 upgrade

May 27, 2016 A proposed levy to aid in 911 services throughout Washington County was the highlight of Thursday’s regular commissioners meeting. more »»

Students donate milk vouchers to food bank

May 27, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN — A small club at Williamstown Elementary School donated more than $150 in milk vouchers Thursday to an area food bank. more »»

City Council hears pitch for Armory kiosks for visitors

May 27, 2016 Two kiosks with iPads at the Armory will provide tourists and local residents with information about area attractions, businesses, restaurants, hotels, churches and civic organizations, according to... more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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