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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 14:11:37 GMT

Parkersburg Police has 7 slots left in new class  -  The News Center
(WTAP) - Now is your chance to step up and help the city of Parkersburg as the police department is searching for new applicants. Only seven spots are open in their January class. Applicants must be able to pass a rigorous background check, be at least ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:03:13 GMT

'Golden Horseshoe' taking stage at Parkersburg's Smoot Theatre  -  Parkersburg News
PARKERSBURG — The history and heritage of West Virginia will take the stage today at the Smoot Theatre where the musical “Golden Horseshoe” is on for three shows. The show, with music and lyrics by R.J. Nestor from a book by Nestor and David Scoville ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:47:48 GMT
Camden Clark Medical Center ready to show new emergency facilities  -  Parkersburg News
PARKERSBURG — Residents will be able to see the new Camden Clark Emergency Department Sunday and Monday. The Camden Clark Medical Center is offering an open house 3-5 p.m. Sunday and a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony 10 a.m. ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:43:38 GMT

US Sen. Capito visits Parkersburg businesses  -  Parkersburg News
PARKERSBURG — U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito and a group representing major Internet companies visited four downtown businesses Thursday to highlight the way they're taking advantage of online opportunities and the need for expanded access to ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:36:58 GMT

US Sen. Shelley Moore Capito wants to see girls 'Rise Up!'  -  Parkersburg News
Photo by Jeff Baughan U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., receives papers from fifth grade girls at McKinley Elementary School at the conclusion of Capito's “West Virginia Girls Rise Up!” presentation in the school's library. PARKERSBURG — U.S. Sen.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:17:06 GMT
Internet access necessary for growth  -  Parkersburg News
Just last year, Parkersburg was the site of a major investment to install high-speed broadband internet, turning the region into a “gig city” with cutting edge infrastructure and connectivity. The impact was immediate and powerful. Brick and mortar ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:17:05 GMT
Moundsville's Janelle Vickers Finalist For Ms. Mountaineer  -  Wheeling Intelligencer
Samantha Shimer of Parkersburg also is up for the honor. One male and one female finalist will be named Mr. and Ms. Mountaineer at the Nov. 5 football game vs. Kansas. Vickers is a senior literary and cultural studies and communication studies dual ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:16:23 GMT

Locals ready for class AAA all-state cross country meet  -  Parkersburg News
Parkersburg's Ellie Dario will join her fellow Big Red teammates during Saturday's Class AAA state cross country championships at Cabell Midland High School. Photo by Jay W. Bennett. PARKERSBURG — The final weekend of the cross country season is ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:12:13 GMT

South faces defending champs in Week 10  -  Parkersburg News
Parkersburg South's Nick Yoho looks for running room during a football game against Morgantown earlier this season. PARKERSBURG — With the postseason just two weeks away, playoff positioning is becoming increaslingly important for the teams already ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:09:47 GMT

PHS advances to state tournament  -  Parkersburg News
Parkersburg boys soccer holds up the West Virginia Class AAA, Region I championship plaque after downing Hurricane 3-1 Thursday night to advance to the state tournament in Beckley. Photo by Joe Albright. PARKERSBURG — Trailing 1-0 and needing a ...