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Make your summer camp choices now

May 4, 2016 The typical “I’m bored” mantra repeated by children throughout the summer as their parents frantically search for ways to keep them busy is no longer as many specialty camps have emerged in the... more »»

Toy, doll museum opens

May 4, 2016 A house full of toys for girls and boys (and adults, too) is now open again for the season and full of new additions to capture the imaginative child in everyone. more »»

Free show at WSCC by vocalist

May 4, 2016 From local reports The Evergreen Arts and Humanities Series at Washington State Community College, in collaboration with the Schwendeman Agency Inc. more »»

Hollister named to state school board

May 4, 2016 From local reports COLUMBUS — Marietta resident Nancy Hollister, former governor, lieutenant governor, state representative, and mayor has been appointed to represent District 8 on the State Board o... more »»

Facility priorities go before Wood BOE May 10

May 4, 2016 By Michael Erb Special to the Times PARKERSBURG — Officials will bring nearly $139 million in construction and renovation projects to the Wood County Board of Education next week, with about $88... more »»

Air service bids delayed; airport numbers up

May 4, 2016 By Evan Bevins Special to the Times WILLIAMSTOWN - The deadline for Essential Air Service bids for the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional and nine other airports has been extended by two-and-a-half weeks at... more »»

Strawberries: Find them fresh

May 3, 2016 It is May, which means it is ripe time for fresh strawberries. more »»

Waterford gymnast heading to Junior Olympics

May 3, 2016 A local gymnast is making leaps and bounds in the sport as she heads to the Junior Olympics today. more »»

Addiction recovery agency adds 4th location

May 3, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A West Virginia organization is opening an addiction recovery center at 4200 Emerson Ave. more »»

Clinton campaigns in Athens today

May 3, 2016 Hillary Clinton, the frontrunner for the Democratic Party’s nomination for president, planned a campaign stop today at an Athens beer garden, her campaign said. more »»

Brother, sister fight for a cause

May 3, 2016 A local brother and sister duo are raising awareness and funding toward a cause that affects almost every family in the Mid-Ohio Valley. more »»

Suspects arrested after chase that began in Marietta

May 3, 2016 PARKERSBURG — A man and woman are behind bars after a Sunday chase that started with a reported theft in Marietta and led from Parkersburg to Williamstown. more »»

W.Va. Symphony season finale Sunday

May 3, 2016 From local reports PARKERSBURG - The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra Parkersburg will present its final concert of the 2015-2016 season at 3 p.m. Sunday in the Blennerhassett School Auditorium. more »»

‘You are ready’

May 2, 2016 Pulitzer Prize-winning author Helene Cooper delivered the keynote address Sunday at Marietta College’s 179th Commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. more »»

Springfest not a wash out

May 2, 2016 It may have been overcast and rain may have dampened the streets but spirits were bright during the 30th annual Lowell Springfest. more »»

Teens learn lessons in safe driving

May 2, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Despite the threat of rain, the annual Teen Drive Safe Day gave area teens hands-on lessons on the dangers of impaired or distracted driving Saturday. more »»

Woof Fest at Mountwood

May 2, 2016 VOLCANO - Mountwood Park once again went to the dogs Sunday during the annual Woof Fes. more »»

Healthy Kids Day at area YMCA

May 2, 2016 PARKERSBURG - Teaching children and their parents how to lead healthier lifestyles was the focus of the annual Healthy Kids Day at the Parkersburg YMCA on Saturday. more »»

Fresh food program for child care centers

May 2, 2016 PARKERSBURG - Providing children with fresh produce at an early age is one of the goals of a new program offered through the Child Care Food Program at Community Resources in Parkersburg. more »»

Book sale benefits Friends of the Library

May 2, 2016 By Madeline Murphy Special to the Times PARKERSBURG - Book lovers had the chance to peruse many different types of books on Friday and Saturday during the spring Friends of the Library used book sal... more »»

Events mark importance of May Day locally

May 2, 2016 By Wayne Towner Special to the Times PARKERSBURG - The Wood County Historical and Preservation Society held two events Sunday in south Parkersburg to mark May Day and to dedicate a new flag pole at... more »»



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