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Rotary holds International Dinner

MARIETTA — The 15th annual International Dinner hosted by the Marietta Morning Rotary Club came back in full swing this year, with a few optional modifications being offered. The dinner was split into two timeframes and a to-go option for those who wanted to do a “drive-thru” and pick ...

Car show

“A car is the nucleus of a bunch of friends.” Steve McCarthy, president of the Marietta Noon Lions Club used those words to describe how car shows have a way of bringing people together during the annual Father’s Day event at Muskingum Park. This year was the 28th Marietta Noon Lions ...

Bonsai club exhibits their trees at Scots Landscaping

VIENNA — Saturday kicked off a two day event for the West Virginia Bonsai Club–Ki No Kaze Bonsai Club. People could venture to Scots Landscaping in Vienna, where the club often holds meetings to see their personal Bonsais, learn about caring for Bonsais and pot one of their own in a $50 ...

Habitat for Humanity MOV dedicates home

VINCENT — Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Ohio Valley held a ceremony to dedicate their 108th house in the Mid-Ohio Valley Saturday. The home, located on Burnfield Road in Vincent, was built in partnership with the Dennis family. “Dedication days are always a special day,” explained ...

West Virginia Day

WILLIAMSTOWN —Scenes from the Civil War were brought to Henderson Hall this weekend as a way to commemorate the establishment of West Virginia in the height of the war in 1863. Every year, the community gathers at Henderson Hall to learn about the Civil War and its impact on the state. ...

Henderson Hall

Photos by Madeline Scarborough LEFT: Patrick Wentzel, of Parkersburg handcarves an eagle at the Henderson Hall W.Va. day re-enactment. RIGHT: Brent Smith, left, local blacksmith, owner of 3 Arrows Forge and Woodshop and a champion on th television show “Forged in Fire”, along with ...