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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Wirt County's Isac Osborne excited for 2016 version of Tigers' footballblack squad. "We had a pretty good June camp," said Osborne, who went 8-12 in
Wirt County's Isac Osborne excited for 2016 version of Tigers' football
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
black squad. "We had a pretty good June camp," said Osborne, who went 8-12 in his two seasons at the Titan helm and beat Wirt County both years. "We had about 33 or 34 boys sign up before school let out and we had 32 and averaged about 27. "The... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Hearing for Wood County sheriff's deputy Cory Six continued due to error"It wasn't on my schedule." Six was charged with DUI and reckless driving afte
Hearing for Wood County sheriff's deputy Cory Six continued due to error
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 5 hours ago
"It wasn't on my schedule." Six was charged with DUI and reckless driving after a March 4 incident on Interstate 77. Wirt County Magistrate Dave Roberts, the special magistrate for the case, said the hearing will be rescheduled; however, he... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Wildcats training for 2016 football seasonbut our boys held their own." After season-opening practices begin in earnest
Wildcats training for 2016 football season
The Marietta Times / Posted 6 hours ago
but our boys held their own." After season-opening practices begin in earnest Aug 1, Waterford has scrimmages on tap at Wirt County in Elizabeth, W.Va. (Aug. 13) and at Shenandoah in Sarahsville. Three of the Wildcats' first four scheduled... Read more
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York Daily Record
Hanover makes fire purchases, evaluates Utz Field$47,000 chiller, which is used to provide air conditioning to the building, and
Hanover makes fire purchases, evaluates Utz Field
York Daily Record / Posted 20 hours ago
$47,000 chiller, which is used to provide air conditioning to the building, and a laundry list of maintenance items for the Wirt Park Fire Station roughly totaling an additional $40,000. For several months, Fire Chief Jan Cromer advocated that... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Fulmer could be American League rookie of the yearhis bloodline has plenty of Tiger in it, albeit the orange and black variety.
Fulmer could be American League rookie of the year
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
his bloodline has plenty of Tiger in it, albeit the orange and black variety. Father Joe Pat Fulmer was a 1986 graduate of Wirt County High School and mother Lisa (Winters), both of whom were multi-sport athletes, graduated from the Elizabeth-based... Read more
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DNA Info
When Paying a Year's Rent Upfront Helps Get You a Deal (And When It Won't)for pied-a-terres at a high-end rental on Central Park South — wanted to pay up
When Paying a Year's Rent Upfront Helps Get You a Deal (And When It Won't)
DNA Info / Posted 3 days ago
for pied-a-terres at a high-end rental on Central Park South — wanted to pay upfront for a discount, according to Lindsay Wirt, of FirstService Realty NYC. “One said, ‘I don’t want to fool with writing checks each month since I have cash on... Read more
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MLive.com
RNC 2016: 9 things you may not know about political conventionsno longer exist. The first national convention was held in September 1831 by t
RNC 2016: 9 things you may not know about political conventions
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
no longer exist. The first national convention was held in September 1831 by the long-extinct Anti-Masonic Party. William Wirt of Maryland emerged as the candidate. Months later the National Republican Party – which later became the Whig Party –... Read more
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MLive.com
620-foot freighter cruises past Spanish, Viking tall shipsshipping season, according to BoatNerd.com, which tracks freighter traffic. Th
620-foot freighter cruises past Spanish, Viking tall ships
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
shipping season, according to BoatNerd.com, which tracks freighter traffic. The freighter unloaded a partial cargo at the Essexville Wirt Sand and stone dock and was heading up river to finish unloading, said Todd Shorkey, who reports for Boat... Read more
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FOX News
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History -- How it all beganhad no members of Congress, local party leaders from twelve states gathered in
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History -- How it all began
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
had no members of Congress, local party leaders from twelve states gathered in Baltimore’s Athenaeum and selected William Wirt for president. Related Image The party had emerged following the disappearance and supposed murder in September 1826... Read more
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FOX News
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History -- How it all beganhad no members of Congress, local party leaders from twelve states gathered in
Karl Rove: This Day in Convention History -- How it all began
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
had no members of Congress, local party leaders from twelve states gathered in Baltimore’s Athenaeum and selected William Wirt for president. The party had emerged following the disappearance and supposed murder in September 1826 of William... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
When it comes to political conventions, history shows a divided party rarely wins in Novemberin Baltimore in September 1831 to choose a presidential candidate for the Anti-
When it comes to political conventions, history shows a divided party rarely wins in November
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
in Baltimore in September 1831 to choose a presidential candidate for the Anti-Masonic Party, ultimately picking William Wirt, a former U.S. attorney general and former Mason. Mr. Wirt and his party went nowhere, but both the Democrats and... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Hazel M. George Cox87 of Parkersburg, passed away July 17, 2016 at Camden Clark Medical Center in
Hazel M. George Cox
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
87 of Parkersburg, passed away July 17, 2016 at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg. She was born June 5, 1929 in Wirt County, WV. the daughter of the late Alvie and Icie Cottrell George. Hazel was a retired owner/operator of the... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Small Business Administration adds counties to disaster declarationDisaster Loans: Boone, Braxton, Calhoun, Jackson, Lewis, Lincoln, Mercer, Pendl
Small Business Administration adds counties to disaster declaration
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Disaster Loans: Boone, Braxton, Calhoun, Jackson, Lewis, Lincoln, Mercer, Pendleton, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Upshur and Wirt in West Virginia; and Alleghany, Bath, Craig, Giles and Highland in Virginia. Businesses and private nonprofit... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
How conventional are political conventions?really get going until 1831 when the first third-party Anti-Masonics assembled
How conventional are political conventions?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
really get going until 1831 when the first third-party Anti-Masonics assembled 96 delegates in Baltimore to choose William Wirt, actually a former Mason. Who said political parties oppose hypocrisy? Until then, presidential candidates had been... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Williamstown VFD hosts 72nd annual ice cream socialcustomers were without power in Parkersburg. Fewer than five customers were re
Williamstown VFD hosts 72nd annual ice cream social
The Marietta Times / Posted 7 days ago
customers were without power in Parkersburg. Fewer than five customers were reported without power each in the counties of Wirt, Tyler, Ritchie, Pleasants, Doddridge, Roane, Jackson, Gilmer and Calhoun counties. AEP Ohio reported 2,745 customers... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department Ice Cream Social survives downpourcustomers were without power in Parkersburg. Fewer than five customers were re
Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department Ice Cream Social survives downpour
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
customers were without power in Parkersburg. Fewer than five customers were reported without power each in the counties of Wirt, Tyler, Ritchie, Pleasants, Doddridge, Roane, Jackson, Gilmer and Calhoun counties. AEP Ohio reported 2,745 customers... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Mustang Survival ceasing production in Spencerwill affect the region beyond the county, Williams said, noting some workers tr
Mustang Survival ceasing production in Spencer
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
will affect the region beyond the county, Williams said, noting some workers transitioned to the Spencer site from the Wirt location after it closed in 2013. "There were folks from Wirt County that worked here and several from Calhoun County... Read more
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Times of Malta
Turkish Embassy objects to fuel station near cemeteryof the local Muslim community and all those striving to restore the Turkish cem
Turkish Embassy objects to fuel station near cemetery
Times of Malta / Posted 11 days ago
of the local Muslim community and all those striving to restore the Turkish cemetery to its former glory.” Fondazzjoni Wirt Artna, meanwhile, recommended that the application be refused and the area occupied by the derelict factory be cleared... Read more
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News.com.au
Gun heiress’ odd mansion specifically designed to be hauntedpublic. Picture: Roxanna SalcedaSource:Supplied THE HOUSE THAT GUNS BUILT Upo
Gun heiress’ odd mansion specifically designed to be haunted
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
public. Picture: Roxanna SalcedaSource:Supplied THE HOUSE THAT GUNS BUILT Upon the sudden death of her husband, William Wirt Winchester, Sarah inherited a grand fortune from the Winchester Repeating Arms Company, the makers of the Model 1873 —... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Idora author to share memoriesof the Mahoning Valley Historical Society and chairs its historic preservation
Idora author to share memories
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 12 days ago
of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society and chairs its historic preservation committee. He is a trustee of the B. F. Wirt Trust and is the president of the Mahoning Valley Watercolor Society. Shale also previously served on Mill Creek... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Coplin Health Systems changes plans for Wirt County project"Coplin Heath Systems has always been dedicated to providing the best quality h
Coplin Health Systems changes plans for Wirt County project
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
"Coplin Heath Systems has always been dedicated to providing the best quality health care services for the citizens of Wirt County and the surrounding communities. What initially began five years ago as a project to construct a skilled nursing home... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Wood County officials seek public comment on Sunday huntingmeasure would give people more opportunity to hunt. Several West Virginia coun
Wood County officials seek public comment on Sunday hunting
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 14 days ago
measure would give people more opportunity to hunt. Several West Virginia counties have approved it, including Jackson and Wirt counties. The commission will consider the issue at its July 18 meeting. People can speak to the commission or submit... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Helping out flood victimsdevastating flooding the Mountain State received in late June. Since my sister
Helping out flood victims
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
devastating flooding the Mountain State received in late June. Since my sister came in from Baltimore to visit family in Wirt County last month, I spent the first part of my vacation here in the area just relaxing and catching up. Not long after... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Wood County officials seek public input on Sunday huntingwork throughout the week and for landowners to use their land to hunt on Sunday
Wood County officials seek public input on Sunday hunting
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
work throughout the week and for landowners to use their land to hunt on Sunday." Jackson County recently approved it and Wirt County has also approved it among a number of counties throughout the state. "I think it is something the whole county... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Marjorie E. Battenwas born Dec. 5, 1932, in Palestine, the daughter of the Late Oliver and Ercil
Marjorie E. Batten
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
was born Dec. 5, 1932, in Palestine, the daughter of the Late Oliver and Ercil Daugherty. She was a 1950 graduate of Wirt County High School. She was beloved by her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren who... Read more
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Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Weekly Citizen welcomes Movie Shots to its web familymovies than to ask them at a bar? Filmed at a bar in St. Amant, each week on “M
Weekly Citizen welcomes Movie Shots to its web family
Gonzales Weekly Citizen / Posted 17 days ago
movies than to ask them at a bar? Filmed at a bar in St. Amant, each week on “MovieShots,” veteran movie reviewer John Wirt and Christin Rankins of “Barbershop: The Next Cut” give their unfiltered opinion of movies debuting at the box... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'They Did Not Give Us Justice' - Jailed Solider Tolbert's Mother-Law Lamentshis pronounced departure has led him to trouble where he was first detained at
'They Did Not Give Us Justice' - Jailed Solider Tolbert's Mother-Law Laments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
his pronounced departure has led him to trouble where he was first detained at the barrack prompting his lawyers to file a Wirt of Habeas Corpus against the Ministry of National Defense. Tolbert living body was later produced in court where the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown cops find guns after chase into Campbelland other officers looked for the white car and the runner, who was identified
Youngstown cops find guns after chase into Campbell
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 18 days ago
and other officers looked for the white car and the runner, who was identified as Liggens, and found him on Wirt Street, next to a white car, leaning over a guardrail with a man and a woman nearby. Reports said when Caraway and other... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Youngstown man facing charges following police chase with children in carSergeant William Ward. Police did recover two handguns and a knife from the ar
Youngstown man facing charges following police chase with children in car
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 18 days ago
Sergeant William Ward. Police did recover two handguns and a knife from the area where the chase started at MLK Blvd. and Wirt Street. The weapons are being held as evidence as the investigation continues. Liggens is facing a long list of... Read more
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Salon.com
The convention’s invention: Freemasons and the mysterious dawn of a political instituionThe first ever presidential nominating convention opened in Baltimore in Septem
The convention’s invention: Freemasons and the mysterious dawn of a political instituion
Salon.com / Posted 18 days ago
The first ever presidential nominating convention opened in Baltimore in September 1831. The party selected William Wirt, a respected former attorney general (and a former Mason), to represent them in 1832. They also originated the formal... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Countdown is on for Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council's Launchpad contestprofessionals who work on regional concerns that affect communities in Calhoun,
Countdown is on for Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council's Launchpad contest
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
professionals who work on regional concerns that affect communities in Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wirt and Wood counties. The Launchpad committee, an arm of the regional council, was approached with the Launchpad idea... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Elizabeth/Wirt County Volunteer Fire Department offers up sweet fundraisersaid this year the department became a debt-free department thanks to events li
Elizabeth/Wirt County Volunteer Fire Department offers up sweet fundraiser
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
said this year the department became a debt-free department thanks to events like the social and general support from the Wirt County community. He said the new addition will take care of the department's growing needs. "Our new addition will... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Fort Frye wins Williamstown Summer Basketball League tournamentwanted to make it a 16 or 18 team league, we could. It's just a matter of havin
Fort Frye wins Williamstown Summer Basketball League tournament
The Marietta Times / Posted 22 days ago
wanted to make it a 16 or 18 team league, we could. It's just a matter of having enough time." Fort Frye's Cadets defeated Wirt County, Ritchie County and Waterford to reach the final of the all-day event. Doddridge County got past Wood County... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
ReadingLiteracy Volunteers of the Mid-Ohio Valley works with adults in Wood, Ritchie a
Reading
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
Literacy Volunteers of the Mid-Ohio Valley works with adults in Wood, Ritchie and Wirt counties. With the help of volunteer tutors who have received special training in proven reading-instruction methods, Literacy Volunteers offers one-on-one... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Fort Frye team wins Williamstown's summer basketball leaguewanted to make it a 16 or 18 team league, we could. It's just a matter of havin
Fort Frye team wins Williamstown's summer basketball league
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
wanted to make it a 16 or 18 team league, we could. It's just a matter of having enough time." Fort Frye's Cadets defeated Wirt County, Ritchie County and Waterford to reach the final of the all-day event. Doddridge County got past Wood County... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
100 Days Imprisonment for Tolbert - Liberia's High Court Deals Harsh Blow to Soldierhis pronounced departure has led him to trouble where he was first detained at
100 Days Imprisonment for Tolbert - Liberia's High Court Deals Harsh Blow to Soldier
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
his pronounced departure has led him to trouble where he was first detained at the barrack prompting his lawyers to file a Wirt of Habeas Corpus against the Ministry of National Defense. One hundred days in prison Tolbert living body was later... Read more
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New Kerala
NASA's IMERG measures deadly West Virginia flooding rainfall - newkerala.com #82746Gilmer, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Nicholas, Pocahontas, P
NASA's IMERG measures deadly West Virginia flooding rainfall - newkerala.com #82746
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
Gilmer, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Putnam, Raleigh, Roane, Wayne, Webster, Wirt And Wyoming. The watch is in effect until 9 p.m. EDT today. The National Weather Service said heavy rain producing... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA's IMERG measures deadly West Virginia flooding rainfallGilmer, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Nicholas, Pocahontas, P
NASA's IMERG measures deadly West Virginia flooding rainfall
PhysOrg / Posted 25 days ago
Gilmer, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Putnam, Raleigh, Roane, Wayne, Webster, Wirt And Wyoming. The watch is in effect until 9 p.m. EDT today. The National Weather Service said "heavy rain producing... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Complete list of Fourth of July eventsp.m.; fireworks begin at 9:50 p.m., Grove City High School Groveport: Children
Complete list of Fourth of July events
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
p.m.; fireworks begin at 9:50 p.m., Grove City High School Groveport: Children's parade, 9:30 a.m., begins at Log House on Wirt Road; parade, 11 a.m., Main Street; noon-4:30 p.m., music at the Main Stage; fireworks, dusk Hilliard: Parade, 10 a.m.,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Complete list of Fourth of July eventsp.m.; fireworks begin at 9:50 p.m., Grove City High School Groveport: Children
Complete list of Fourth of July events
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
p.m.; fireworks begin at 9:50 p.m., Grove City High School Groveport: Children's parade, 9:30 a.m., begins at Log House on Wirt Road; parade, 11 a.m., Main Street; noon-4:30 p.m., music at the Main Stage; fireworks, dusk Hilliard: Parade, 10 a.m.,... Read more
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MLive.com
Wind turbine blades could be beginning of Saginaw River as a cargo portproduct chugging down the river requires a stronger economy, but it really star
Wind turbine blades could be beginning of Saginaw River as a cargo port
MLive.com / Posted 27 days ago
product chugging down the river requires a stronger economy, but it really starts with more emphasis on dredging, said Doug Wirt, president and owner of Wirt Stone Dock. "We need more draft to take the river to the next level," Wirt said. "And we... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Ready to 'launch' next great idea?concerns that affect all our communities in an eight-county region (Calhoun, Ja
Ready to 'launch' next great idea?
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
concerns that affect all our communities in an eight-county region (Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wirt and Wood.) And new business development is one of our key goals! Who qualifies to pitch an idea in the Launchpad... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley focuses on education, income, healthThe UWAMOV serves Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wirt and
United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley focuses on education, income, health
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
The UWAMOV serves Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wirt and Wood counties in West Virginia, as well as Athens County and the communities of Belpre and Little Hocking in Ohio. Executive Director Andrea Shirey said the organization... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Fourth of July events slated throughout Mid-Ohio Valley6 p.m. and The Fabulous Hubcaps at 8 p.m. A carnival will be set up in the Rip
Fourth of July events slated throughout Mid-Ohio Valley
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
6 p.m. and The Fabulous Hubcaps at 8 p.m. A carnival will be set up in the Ripley Municipal Parking Lot through the week. WIRT COUNTY * The Elizabeth-Wirt Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 38th annual Ice Cream Social on July 2 in... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
American Red Cross accepting donations for West Virginia flooding victims304-873-1391; Gilmer, 304-462-0400; Jackson, 304-373-2208; Ritchie, 304-659-211
American Red Cross accepting donations for West Virginia flooding victims
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
304-873-1391; Gilmer, 304-462-0400; Jackson, 304-373-2208; Ritchie, 304-659-2115; Roane, 304-927-0918; Tyler, 304-758-5155; Wirt, 401-212-0843; Wood, 304-420-0911. "We understand many counties continue to experience significant problems and some... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Body of 4-old Jackson County boy found in creekcouldn't see no more," he said. The search officially resumed at 10 a.m. Frida
Body of 4-old Jackson County boy found in creek
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 28 days ago
couldn't see no more," he said. The search officially resumed at 10 a.m. Friday, with volunteer firefighters from Lubeck, Wirt County and Racine in Meigs County coming in to help. "We had people walking the banks. We had special water people in... Read more
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ORF Wien
Schanigarten-Einigung auf drei VariantenSchanigartens im Winter aufmachen dürfen“, so Brauner.Parkspuren und Gehsteige
Schanigarten-Einigung auf drei Varianten
ORF Wien / Posted 29 days ago
Schanigartens im Winter aufmachen dürfen“, so Brauner.Parkspuren und Gehsteige müssen frei bleiben „Wir haben versucht der Wirtschaft entgegen zu kommen, aber auch gleichzeitig auf die Sorgen der Anrainer, vertreten durch die Bezirksvorsteher,... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Thunderstorms cause problems in the areapower in Roane County, 910 in Wood County, 896 in Jackson County and several hu
Thunderstorms cause problems in the area
The Marietta Times / Posted 29 days ago
power in Roane County, 910 in Wood County, 896 in Jackson County and several hundred others in Calhoun, Doddridge and Wirt counties, among others. By 4:35 p.m., Roane had 828, Wood had 188 and Jackson 140, with some other counties seeing... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Wood County officials seek info on 911 texting proposalThursday to get approval to move forward with a software update. "We were disc
Wood County officials seek info on 911 texting proposal
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
Thursday to get approval to move forward with a software update. "We were discussing the needs throughout Wood and Wirt counties, including texting to 911 features," Woodyard said. The Computer Assisted Dispatch software vendor, West, is... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Storms cause problems in Mid-Ohio Valleypower in Roane County, 910 in Wood County, 896 in Jackson County and several hu
Storms cause problems in Mid-Ohio Valley
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
power in Roane County, 910 in Wood County, 896 in Jackson County and several hundred others in Calhoun, Doddridge and Wirt counties, among others. By 4:35 p.m., Roane had 828, Wood had 188 and Jackson 140, with some other counties seeing... Read more
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