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Local artist wins state-level artistic competition

Forest Ash, with SW Resources in Parkersburg, was recognized in October for his work in the 2017 Diversifying Perspectives Art Contest and Exhibition in Charleston. (Photo Provided) PARKERSBURG - For the fourth year the West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services partnered with the West Virgin

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Truth Seeker: Exploring St. Joseph's Landing

Photo byTom Moore St. Joseph's Landing, also known as the former St. Joseph's Hospital, is in Parkersburg. Last month I left everyone hanging on where I would be spending Halloween night. There were a couple of reasons that I had done that. One reason was because I did not want a lot of people knowi

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Holiday In the Park displays light up Christmas season

Photo by Jeff Baughan Serra Alford, a kindergarten student at Emerson Elementary School, left, sits on Santa's lap with her sister, Alexis Alford, right, a second grader at the school. Alexis received an award in the Holiday in the Park coloring contest. Photo by Jeff Baughan Motorists with their

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Suspects in three states arrested as part of heroin investigation

Photo by Jeff Baughan Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin addresses media Friday afternoon as Williamstown Police Chief Shawn Graham, right, listens. Photo by Jeff Baughan Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin addresses media Friday afternoon as Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens, right, listens. Ma


Look Back: Ritchie County mines, railroad fade into history

Photo provided by the Ritchie County Historical Society A train of the C.&K. RY. (Cairo and Kanawha Railway) at the Macfarlan station. The railway ran 17 miles from Cairo to Macfarlan. The "Calico Railroad" initially used the railroad right-of-way, hauling asphalt from the Ritchie Mines to the B&O R


Flint: WHS stadium will be among athletic facility projects

Superintendent John Flint said initial information on the athletic facility needs of WHS were presented to the board Tuesday, and officials are getting estimates on those projects and work at Parkersburg High School's Stadium Field and Parkersburg South High School's Erickson All-Sports Facility. Je


'Mickey's House' opens for homeless students

Welch cut the ribbon on "Mickey's House" on Nov. 1 for Project H.O.M.E.'s house for homeless or displaced teens. The newly built house will give students at R.B. Stall High School in North Charleston a place to stay while finishing their studies for graduation. Kim Wilson, a 1970 graduate of Parkers


Parkersburg officials unveil splash park renderings, seek public input

Clockwise from left, Parkersburg City Councilwoman Sharon Kuhl, city development projects administrator Ryan Barber Davisville resident Stephanie DeBerry and her daughter Sydney, Councilman John Reed, Sydney DeBerry's caregiver Jackie Harris and Judy McCrady, wife of Councilman Dave McCrady, discuss

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Guilty pleas heard this week

UNION COUNTY - The following persons pleaded guilty before Judge John C. Hayes III of York in General Sessions Court in the Main Courtroom of the Union County Courthouse this past week: - Christopher Scott Austin, 29, 215 Kissy Creek Circle, Union, to domestic violence second-degree, three years wit

UNION DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-20 06:00:13

Lakelands Fed. Credit Union robbed, Greenwood Police searching for suspect

GREENWOOD, SC (WSPA) - Greenwood Police are searching for a suspect after an armed robbery at the Lakelands Federal Credit Union. It happened around 10:15 a.m. at the credit union located at the corner of Edgefield and Spring Streets. Police say the man was armed with some sort of long gun. The susp

WSPA.COM - 2017-11-20 17:21:14

Funnel Cakes by Pam at the parade

Charles Warner | The Union Times In this week's News Around Lockart column, Connie Porter announces that a vendor, Funnel Cakes by Pam, will be at the Lockhart Christmas Parade. I was very happy that I heard from one of our vendors for the Lockhart Christmas Parade, today. Funnel Cakes by Pam will


Protecting Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church

Image courtesy of the NSDAR The Fairforest Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Oct. 3 at Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church. During the meeting the NSDAR members were addressed by Mrs. Kim O'Dell Winslow who did a presentation on the church's history. UNION C

UNION DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-20 07:30:22

Library closed Dec. 4-Jan. 1

Image courtesy of Union County Carnegie Library The Union County Carnegie Library will be closed December 4 through January 1. The library is closing as its moved to its temporary location at 127 East Main Street in the old Graham Cash Store in downtown Union. Library Hours Monday, Tuesday & Thursd

UNION DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-20 07:00:14

Pacolet recruits new doctors as current physicians schedule new patients

Pacolet officials are working to recruit more doctors to town as the town's only current medical provider works to bring in more patients. The town council plans to hear more from ReGenesis about bringing a possible second provider to town next month. The effort is being led by Councilman Willie Cro

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 21:08:41

Bars, taverns, and nightclubs

Image courtesy of the City of Union Union is closer to having bars, taverns, and nightclubs in the downtown area of the city after a divided Union City Council voted this week to amend the city's zoning ordinance to allow such establishments in that area. UNION - A divided Union City Council took a


How can you help? Holiday donation drives in the Upstate

Ahead of Thanksgiving and Christmas, local colleges and school districts are working to help those in their communities. Several Upstate colleges and school districts are working to collect donations from not only students and teachers, but families they serve. A few had donation drives wrap up last


Two 4th Precinct businesses caught selling alcohol to minors

File photo Suffolk County Police have arrested two people as a result of a month long investigation at businesses located within the 4th Precinct. Fourth Precinct Crime Section officers conducted an investigation into the sale of alcohol to minors during which nine businesses were checked for compli

TBRNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-20 16:50:38

Long Island breweries use leftover bagels to make beer and fight food waste

Larry Goldstein of Spider Bite Beer Co. used cinnamon raisin bagels for his beer. Photo Credit: Spider Bite Beer Co. We eat a lot of bagels on Long Island. Even so, lots of them are thrown away when they're no longer fresh - at least hundreds of pounds, every day. Kevin Breslawski knows this first

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 20:43:00

Long Island News from the Long Island Press

Members of the Long Island business community and volunteers are hitting the gym, drinking raw eggs and running up stairs to the Rocky theme song as they train for this 14th annual boxing fundraiser for charity. Hilton Long Island, 598 Route 110, Melville. lifightforcharity.org $134-$250. 6 p.m. No

LONGISLANDPRESS - 2017-11-20 13:55:27

LI dad dancing to Michael Jackson at concert is retired DJ

A video of John Lawless dancing at a Janet Jackson concert went viral, but his routine was already popular at Long Island weddings. John Lawless, 50, of Centereach, performing as Michael Jackson. Lawless became a viral sensation after he was caught on camera dancing at a Janet Jackson concert Nov.

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-20 17:40:37