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Taste of Parkersburg features local cuisine, beverages

May 28, 2015 By Wayne Towner Special to the Times PARKERSBURG — For the past decade, the annual Taste of Parkersburg has been drawing people to downtown Parkersburg to sample local cuisine along with wines and... more »»

Summer camps

May 23, 2015 On the front porch swing of Marietta resident Brooke Henderson, 36, this week, tales of summer camp and childhood friendships were accompanied by the giggles of her son, Roran, 2, as he tossed... more »»

Memorial Day events

May 21, 2015 From staff reports Several communities in the Mid-Ohio Valley will be celebrating Memorial Day with parades and ceremonies during the holiday weekend. more »»

Peeking into Hidden Places, Secret Spaces

May 14, 2015 As she heard the bell chime in the courthouse clock tower, Denise Pottmeyer said that was one place she’d really like to take a peek inside. “Hearing that bell just now .. more »»

Auditions ahead for 2 area children’s choirs

May 14, 2015 From staff reports Two choirs for young singers have scheduled auditions for next year’s groups at the Smoot Theatre in downtown Parkersburg. more »»

Finger paints: Kick it up a notch this summer with colorful tips & toes

May 9, 2015 Forget bikini season. Warm weather and long sunny days mean flip flop season and thus the perfect excuse for a playful pedicure and matching manicure. more »»

3rd annual Marietta Mud Run will be held Saturday

May 7, 2015 By Erin E. O’Neill The Marietta Times The forecast for Saturday calls for high temperatures, sun, sweat, tears ... and mud. Lots of mud. more »»

Benefits of biking are physical, mental

May 6, 2015 All kinds of people ride bikes. Riding for us (my husband Joe and me) is a study of the human person. more »»

When only the best will do — gift ideas for mom

May 2, 2015 From fresh flowers to jewelry, gift cards to chocolates, many are preparing to buy special gifts for their mom this Mother’s Day, which is just around the corner. more »»

Barlow Spring Fair weekend

April 30, 2015 Following in the tradition of April showers and May flowers, the Barlow Spring Fair and Quilt Show hopes to be the newest recognized harbinger of spring. “The fair is going to be delightful. more »»

Lowell Springfest weekend, too

April 30, 2015 The Lowell Springfest will be Saturday and Sunday on Buell Island in Lowell. The event will kick off with a parade at 10 a.m. Saturday. There will be food vendors and a flea market. more »»

St. Marys celebrates the onion

April 30, 2015 From staff reports ST. MARYS, W.Va.— The 11th annual Sweet Breath of Spring Vidalia Onion Festival will be Saturday in St. Marys. In a new event for this year’s festival, the St. more »»

‘Les Miserables’ in Marietta

April 23, 2015 With a enormous cast and an elaborate musical component, the Mid-Ohio Valley Players will take on the classic “Les Miserables” musical, opening this weekend for eight shows. more »»

25th Spring Ring Sunday at basilica

April 23, 2015 From staff reports The 25th annual Marietta Area Spring Ring will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption on Fourth Street in Marietta. more »»

Prom trends

April 18, 2015 Brightly colored dresses and many sequined gowns have been flying out the doors of local stores to help young ladies prepare for the glamour-filled night of prom. more »»

Earth Day 2015

April 16, 2015 By Erin E. O’Neill The Marietta Times Our earth and the environment were passions of Marilyn Ortt, a longtime nature advocate, who passed away last May. more »»

Special exhibit open at Belpre museum until April 30

April 16, 2015 BELPRE — The Farmers Castle Museum Education Center is open for the season, kicking off the season with a special exhibi. more »»

Negative calorie foods: Healthy or hype?

April 11, 2015 You will never see a nutritional fact box that boasts negative calories per serving, but that has not stopped so called negative calorie foods from making a big splash, inspiring hundreds of... more »»

One-room schoolhouse tour

April 9, 2015 Local residents are invited to take a trip back in time this weekend to learn how students in the early days of Marietta and Washington County received an education. more »»

Missoula Children’s Theatre presents ‘Aladdin’ at Smoot

April 9, 2015 A group of local students will present “Aladdin” for two shows Saturday at the Smoot Theatre as part of the 18th annual Missoula Children’s Theatre program in Parkersbur. more »»



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