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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Health official discusses budgetExecutive Director Dr. Dreama Mace said the reduction, in response to the gover
Health official discusses budget
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
Executive Director Dr. Dreama Mace said the reduction, in response to the governor's proposed state budget cuts for local health departments, would be "detrimental, but not devastating." Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin proposed in the fiscal 2017 state budget... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Storm results in hazardous road conditionsSeveral area schools remained closed today with others on two-hour delays. The
Storm results in hazardous road conditions
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
Several area schools remained closed today with others on two-hour delays. The snow began around 9 p.m. Monday, with forecasters warning of a possible 4-6 inches of accumulation. Early reports on Tuesday revealed 3-5 inches on average around the... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown police investigating two auto accidentsYOUNGSTOWN — Police were busy answering two accident calls late this afternoon
Youngstown police investigating two auto accidents
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 hours ago
YOUNGSTOWN — Police were busy answering two accident calls late this afternoon on different sides of town. About 3:30 p.m., a Jeep flipped over several times at Wirt Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, a spokesman for the department said.... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Excel Parents Want AnswersSome KELOLAND parents still are unsure of what to do next after a learning cent
Excel Parents Want Answers
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted yesterday
Some KELOLAND parents still are unsure of what to do next after a learning center in Sioux Falls suddenly closed at the end of the year, leaving them out thousands of dollars. More than 50 parents were given no warning that Excel Achievement Center... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Prep Hoops(Double Overtime) WILLIAMSTOWN - The Yellowjacket boys improved to 16-2 on the
Prep Hoops
The Marietta Times / Posted 2 days ago
(Double Overtime) WILLIAMSTOWN - The Yellowjacket boys improved to 16-2 on the season after a wild double overtime win over Ravenswood on Saturday. Jayden Rhodes led the Red Devils with five 3-pointers and 17 total points, and Riley Heatherington... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
West Virginia girls faredClass AAA1. Morgantown (18-0) beat Cambridge, Ohio, 54-36, beat Wyoming East 50
West Virginia girls fared
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
Class AAA1. Morgantown (18-0) beat Cambridge, Ohio, 54-36, beat Wyoming East 50-27, beat Greenbrier East 65-35, beat Parkersburg South 58-37.2. Huntington (17-0) beat Spring Valley 82-40, beat Hampshire 76-42, beat George Washington 59-41.3.... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Calhoun earns 3-peat"I'm pretty happy. I had some big shoes to fill and I'd hate to lose the LKC,"
Calhoun earns 3-peat
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
"I'm pretty happy. I had some big shoes to fill and I'd hate to lose the LKC," said the coach, whose program joined Clay County in crowning four individual champions. "I don't really like to rely on someone else winning it for us, but it is what it... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Tribe bowlers lose both ends of tri | February 7, 2016BRIDGEPORT – Chesaning’s varsity boys’ bowling team dropped a pair of contests
Tribe bowlers lose both ends of tri | February 7, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
BRIDGEPORT – Chesaning’s varsity boys’ bowling team dropped a pair of contests on Saturday, January 30, falling to Bridgeport, 29-1, and losing to Birch Run, 28-2, in action at Candlelite Bowling Center near Bridgeport. The Indians lost all 10... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Brown, Allen lead ’Jackets past WirtAnd no one would have blamed Williamstown, the fifth-ranked team in Class A, if
Brown, Allen lead ’Jackets past Wirt
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 days ago
And no one would have blamed Williamstown, the fifth-ranked team in Class A, if they had been more focused on facing Ravenswood for the second time this week. But the Yellowjackets (15-2) set their sights on Wirt County and dispatched of the Tigers... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Local Sports RoundupMountain State Christian 82, Parkersburg Christian 72 MILTON - Josh Deem pump
Local Sports Roundup
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Mountain State Christian 82, Parkersburg Christian 72 MILTON - Josh Deem pumped in 26 points, but that was not enough to keep Parkersburg Christian from bowing 82-72 to Mountain State Christian here Friday night. For PC (7-6), Christian Alley... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
LKC, MSAC wrestling champions to be decided todayCalhoun County first-year head coach Brian Ritchie is hopeful his Red Devils ca
LKC, MSAC wrestling champions to be decided today
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
Calhoun County first-year head coach Brian Ritchie is hopeful his Red Devils can earn a three-peat at the 53rd annual LKC championships, which will get underway at 10 a.m. today inside St. Marys High School. No. 3 Parkersburg and No. 4 Ripley will... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Williamstown wallops visiting Wirt County, 63-43And no one would have blamed Williamstown, the fifth-ranked team in Class A, if
Williamstown wallops visiting Wirt County, 63-43
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
And no one would have blamed Williamstown, the fifth-ranked team in Class A, if they had been more focused on facing Ravenswood for the second time this week. But the Yellowjackets (15-2) set their sights on Wirt County and dispatched of the Tigers,... Read more
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Officer.com
Emergency alert app offers peek at futureFeb. 05--While driving southbound on Indiana 49 near Valparaiso, a police siren
Emergency alert app offers peek at future
Officer.com / Posted 4 days ago
Feb. 05--While driving southbound on Indiana 49 near Valparaiso, a police siren rang out so loudly I thought for sure it was immediately behind me. I instinctively slowed down and looked into my rearview mirror. I saw no police car. I looked in both... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
NCHC Penrose Cup in Duluth for Bulldog Game & Hockey Day MNDuluth, Minn. - The celebration of Minnesota's hockey heritage is in Duluth thi
NCHC Penrose Cup in Duluth for Bulldog Game & Hockey Day MN
WDIO Duluth / Posted 5 days ago
Duluth, Minn. - The celebration of Minnesota's hockey heritage is in Duluth this weekend and one of college hockey's top trophies is already in the Northland as fans can see the National Collegiate Hockey Conference's (NCHC) Penrose Cup this... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Local Sports RoundupMagnolia 83, Bishop Donahue 62 MCMECHEN - No. 2 Class A Magnolia trailed 32-3
Local Sports Roundup
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Magnolia 83, Bishop Donahue 62 MCMECHEN - No. 2 Class A Magnolia trailed 32-31 at intermission here Thursday night to host Bishop Donahue, but the Blue Eagles took the halftime speech from head man Dave Tallman to heart and used a 33-13 posting in... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
ConsolidateIt works here. The MOV Health Department serves Calhoun, Pleasants, Ritchie, Ro
Consolidate
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
It works here. The MOV Health Department serves Calhoun, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Wirt and Wood counties. "Ultimately, these consolidated health departments create the potential for lowering system-wide expenditures by eliminating overlapping... Read more
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The Advocate
‘Trumbo,’ ‘Scream Queens’ among New Orleans-filmed productions earning Golden Globe nominationsThough the Golden Globes spread its nominations around, the Hollywood Foreign P
‘Trumbo,’ ‘Scream Queens’ among New Orleans-filmed productions earning Golden Globe nominations
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Though the Golden Globes spread its nominations around, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association swooned hardest for Todd Haynes’ 1950s romance “Carol,” which landed a leading five nominations including best film drama. New Orleans-shot productions... Read more
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The Advocate
Southeastern film critics name ‘Spotlight’ best filmThe Southeastern Film Critics Association has named “Spotlight,” a drama about
Southeastern film critics name ‘Spotlight’ best film
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
The Southeastern Film Critics Association has named “Spotlight,” a drama about the Boston Globe’s 2002 Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation into child molestation within the Catholic Church, best movie of the year. SEFCA’s members are professional... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Local Prep Sports RoundupGilmer 45, Charleston Catholic 44 GLENVILLE - Charleston Catholic's 35-22 lead
Local Prep Sports Roundup
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Gilmer 45, Charleston Catholic 44 GLENVILLE - Charleston Catholic's 35-22 lead entering the fourth quarter here Wednesday night evaporated into 45-44 loss as host Gilmer County outscored the Irish 23-9 in the final eight minutes. Colby Cunningham... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Campaign underway to lure grocery to South Land ParkThings may be looking up at a South Land Park shopping center that lost its anc
Campaign underway to lure grocery to South Land Park
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
Things may be looking up at a South Land Park shopping center that lost its anchor tenant almost a year ago. A commercial broker has just been hired to recruit a replacement for Vic’s IGA Market, which shut down last March. Broker Bobby Rich of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Campaign under way to lure grocery to South Land ParkThings may be looking up at a South Land Park shopping center that lost its anc
Campaign under way to lure grocery to South Land Park
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
Things may be looking up at a South Land Park shopping center that lost its anchor tenant almost a year ago. A commercial broker has just been hired to recruit a replacement for the Vic’s IGA Market that shut down last March. Broker Bobby Rich of... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
O'Malley felt the Bern more than anyoneMartin O'Malley and Marco Rubio have something in common: They both finished th
O'Malley felt the Bern more than anyone
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Martin O'Malley and Marco Rubio have something in common: They both finished third in Iowa. Of course, Rubio came within inches of Donald Trump on the Republican side while O'Malley's quest for the Democratic presidential nomination ended at virtual... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Williamstown girls get close win over St. MarysMorris scored her team's last nine points, shooting 9 of 10 from the foul line
Williamstown girls get close win over St. Marys
The Marietta Times / Posted 7 days ago
Morris scored her team's last nine points, shooting 9 of 10 from the foul line to offset a monster 29-point performance from Devils' senior Ashley Hall. Morris led the 'Jackets with 19 points and 10 assists, with Samantha Dedrick, scorer of several... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
’Jackets triumphMorris scored her team's last nine points, shooting 9 of 10 from the foul line
’Jackets triumph
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Morris scored her team's last nine points, shooting 9 of 10 from the foul line to offset a monster 29-point performance from Devils' senior Ashley Hall. Morris led the 'Jackets with 19 points and 10 assists, with Samantha Dedrick, scorer of several... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
O'Malley felt the Bern more than anyoneMartin O'Malley and Marco Rubio have something in common: they both finished th
O'Malley felt the Bern more than anyone
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
Martin O'Malley and Marco Rubio have something in common: they both finished third in Iowa. Of course, Rubio came within inches of Donald Trump on the Republican side while O'Malley's quest for the Democratic presidential nomination ended at virtual... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Erma L. Lee, 89, of Elizabeth, W.Va., passed away January 31, 2016, at the Camden Clark Me
Erma L. Lee
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
, 89, of Elizabeth, W.Va., passed away January 31, 2016, at the Camden Clark Medical Center. She was born August 1, 1926, a daughter of the late L. Earnest and Edith Knight Marshall. She was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church, a... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Local High School Sports RoundupMountain State Christian 88, Wood County Christian 81 (OT) WILLIAMSTOWN - A c
Local High School Sports Roundup
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
Mountain State Christian 88, Wood County Christian 81 (OT) WILLIAMSTOWN - A career night from D.J. Spencer wasn't quite enough to lift Wood County Christian to victory over Mountain State Christian Monday. Spencer made 10 3-pointers en route to... Read more
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Times of Malta
War Headquarters opening pushed back due to water leakWater seepage has pushed back the public opening of the underground War Headqua
War Headquarters opening pushed back due to water leak
Times of Malta / Posted 8 days ago
Water seepage has pushed back the public opening of the underground War Headquarters in Valletta. However, the authorities “are on the ball”, according to the foundation that looks after the complex of tunnels. Earlier this week, Fondazzjoni Wirt... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Local Prep Basketball RoundupRotary Challenge at Magnolia Wiliamstown 57, Madonna 34 NEW MARTINSVILLE -
Local Prep Basketball Roundup
The Marietta Times / Posted 9 days ago
Rotary Challenge at Magnolia Wiliamstown 57, Madonna 34 NEW MARTINSVILLE - Riley Allen (21), Landon Travis (16) and Issac Brown (13) combined for 50 of Williamston's 57 points here Saturday in the No. 5 Yellowjackets' 57-34 victory over Madonna... Read more
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Times of Malta
Battle of Malta tunnels open to public this afternoonPeople can this afternoon visit the complex of tunnels where the Battle of Malt
Battle of Malta tunnels open to public this afternoon
Times of Malta / Posted 9 days ago
People can this afternoon visit the complex of tunnels where the Battle of Malta was plotted and coordinated during the Second World War. The underground tunnels of the War Headquarters, which are beneath the Upper Barrakka, are not usually open to... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Indy tops at W.Va. DualsHowever, by the time IHS finished 8-0 at the two-day event Saturday night insid
Indy tops at W.Va. Duals
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
However, by the time IHS finished 8-0 at the two-day event Saturday night inside Memorial Fieldhouse, head coach Cliff Warden's Patriots already had been celebrating all afternoon. The two-time defending AA-A state champions defeated third-place... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
CHS bowlers turn in season-high score against Frankenmuth | January 31, 2016Chesaning’s varsity boys’ bowling team lost a pair of matches against Essexvill
CHS bowlers turn in season-high score against Frankenmuth | January 31, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
Chesaning’s varsity boys’ bowling team lost a pair of matches against Essexville Garber and Frankenmuth on Saturday, January 23, despite turning in its best team score of the year against ‘Muth. Josh Wirt rolled a 178 to help the Indians post a 719... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Collision CourseThe Big Reds of head coach Chris Way were the only squad in Pool B to go unblem
Collision Course
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
The Big Reds of head coach Chris Way were the only squad in Pool B to go unblemished. Defending Class AAA state champion Parkersburg South and first-year head coach Shaun Smith's club should face off against the IHS Patriots a little before 11 a.m.... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
History Heroes to be honoredAdditional heroes from the region are Delores J. Allen, Patricia Joanne Bills,
History Heroes to be honored
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
Additional heroes from the region are Delores J. Allen, Patricia Joanne Bills, Larry Ernest Butcher and Thorn C. Roberts. This is the 20th year of the program, which is an important part of the annual History Day at the Legislature, which is being... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Commission OKs Claywood rate hikeThe dissenting vote was cast by commission President Steve Gainer. The new rat
Commission OKs Claywood rate hike
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 12 days ago
The dissenting vote was cast by commission President Steve Gainer. The new rates will be effective in 45 days. A motion to grant the district's request to waive the 45-day waiting period which would have made the new rates immediately effective died... Read more
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The News & Observer
Parents protest Orange County students’ suspensions over water balloon fight | News & Observer January 28, 2016 7:35 AM Principal warned students would
Parents protest Orange County students’ suspensions over water balloon fight
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
| News & Observer January 28, 2016 7:35 AM Principal warned students would be... Read more
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Havre Daily News
Ole Goat Memories: The night Cory went crazy on the BisonChris Peterson Havre Daily News cpeterson@havredailynews.com There have been
Ole Goat Memories: The night Cory went crazy on the Bison
Havre Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
Chris Peterson Havre Daily News cpeterson@havredailynews.com There have been a lot of great basketball players in the history of Havre High, but only a few have ever scored more than 40 points in a game and the name at the top of that list is Cory... Read more
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MLive.com
If you see animal abuse, call 911, police say at Bay City town hallBAY CITY, MI — If you suspect someone is abusing or neglecting animals, don't t
If you see animal abuse, call 911, police say at Bay City town hall
MLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
BAY CITY, MI — If you suspect someone is abusing or neglecting animals, don't think phoning 911 is a nuisance. Rather, call 911 and report your suspicions immediately. That idea was a key takeaway from a recent town hall hosted by the Humane Society... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
Sanders Speaks Today in DuluthVermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his presidential campaign to Duluth tod
Sanders Speaks Today in Duluth
WDIO Duluth / Posted 14 days ago
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his presidential campaign to Duluth today, speaking to a crowd of supporters at the DECC. The doors open to the public at 2:00 and Sanders' speech is scheduled to begin at 3:00. The event is free, but it costs... Read more
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The Fort Dodge Messenger
Byson tops city bowling chartsMEN'S LEAGUES Jared Helmers 245-279-714; Larry Wood 258-230-222-710; Brandon S
Byson tops city bowling charts
The Fort Dodge Messenger / Posted 16 days ago
MEN'S LEAGUES Jared Helmers 245-279-714; Larry Wood 258-230-222-710; Brandon Strait 220-245-240-706; Marvin Bacon, Jr. 279-697; Jared Helmers 681; Ian Peterson 207-207-258-672; Zach Sells 258-221-666; Chad Bacon 258-661; Todd Weller 209-278-660;... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Storm's impact lingeringThroughout the area, Winter Storm Jonas delivered a foot or more of snowfall af
Storm's impact lingering
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
Throughout the area, Winter Storm Jonas delivered a foot or more of snowfall affecting streets and roads throughout the region. While crews were able to get a number of roads cleared off, there are still some areas being worked on. Wood County has... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Chesaning bowlers square off against stiff league opposition | January 24, 2016Chesaning’s varsity boys’ bowling team went 0-4 over the past two week-ends, lo
Chesaning bowlers square off against stiff league opposition | January 24, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 17 days ago
Chesaning’s varsity boys’ bowling team went 0-4 over the past two week-ends, losing to Birch Run and North Branch on Saturday, January 9 and falling to Caro and Essexville Garber on Saturday, January 16. Birch Run shut out the Indians, 30-0, and... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Mary CopenMary " Alda" Copen, 98, of Elizabeth, W.Va., passed away Jan. 20, 2016, at Park
Mary Copen
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
Mary " Alda" Copen, 98, of Elizabeth, W.Va., passed away Jan. 20, 2016, at Parkersburg Care Center of Parkersburg, W.Va., after an extended illness. She was born in Wirt County, the daughter of the late James and Lena (Bush) Fluhartey. Alda was a... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Janice Marie (Canary) Cline, 76, of Windy Ridge, Wirt County, W.Va., passed away January 20, 2016, at Camd
Janice Marie (Canary) Cline
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
, 76, of Windy Ridge, Wirt County, W.Va., passed away January 20, 2016, at Camden Clark Medical Center. She was born February 11, 1939 in Parkersburg. She was the daughter of the late Virgil and Helen Canary. She is... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Impending storm closes schoolsWood County Schools announced today's school closings around 5:30 p.m. Thursday
Impending storm closes schools
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
Wood County Schools announced today's school closings around 5:30 p.m. Thursday following a conference call with the Homeland Security Information Network, or HSIN. "The transportation and maintenance departments have been taking part in HSIN... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Margaret BrittainA funeral service for Margaret Louise "Peg" Brittain, 86, of 382 Old Pittsfield
Margaret Brittain
Warren Times Observer / Posted 20 days ago
A funeral service for Margaret Louise "Peg" Brittain, 86, of 382 Old Pittsfield Road, Youngsville, who died Saturday, January 16, 2016 at home was held on Wednesday at 11 am at McKinney Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Inc. in Youngsville with... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Winter hits MOV with accidents, school delaysMore snow and cold temperatures are on tap for Friday, according to the latest
Winter hits MOV with accidents, school delays
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
More snow and cold temperatures are on tap for Friday, according to the latest National Weather Service forecasts. As of 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, area school districts announced they will be operating on a delayed schedule today. In West Virginia,... Read more
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ORF Wien
Allergenverordnung: Nur 187 Anzeigen Gut ein Jahr nach Inkrafttreten der Allergenverordnung zieht das Wiener Markt
Allergenverordnung: Nur 187 Anzeigen
ORF Wien / Posted 20 days ago
Gut ein Jahr nach Inkrafttreten der Allergenverordnung zieht das Wiener Marktamt eine positive Bilanz: Rund 13.000 Betriebe wurden im Vorjahr kontrolliert und nur 187 Anzeigen erstattet. Allergikervereine... Read more
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WBOY Clarksburg
Snow Forces Basketball PostponementsBoys' high school basketball games originally scheduled for Wednesday, January
Snow Forces Basketball Postponements
WBOY Clarksburg / Posted 20 days ago
Boys' high school basketball games originally scheduled for Wednesday, January 20 that have been rescheduled: Wirt Co. @ Doddridge Co. - Feb 1, 7:30 P.M. Buckhannon-Upshur @ 4. Robert C. Byrd - Feb. 8, 7:30 P.M. 3. Notre Dame @ 1. Wheeling Central... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Wirt, Calhoun schools closing due to snowA light snow began to fall around noon today, with forecasters predicting an in
Wirt, Calhoun schools closing due to snow
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
A light snow began to fall around noon today, with forecasters predicting an inch or less of accumulation. Wirt County Schools will dismiss classes at 12:30 p.m. today. Jeff Smith, director of support services, said the decision was made by the Wirt... Read more
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