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Parkersburg preps for race day
By August 18, 2016 Read More →

Parkersburg preps for race day

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Preparations for the Parkersburg News and Sentinel Races are underway. Chip Allman, race director, said this year’s half marathon will miss last year’s winners, Buze Diriba, of Ethiopia, and Kimutai Cheruiyot, Kenya. Allman said Cheruiyot, last year’s overall winner of the half marathon, was not able to get his Visa in time, […]

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Ceremony held in Elkins for 23 new citizens
By August 17, 2016 Read More →

Ceremony held in Elkins for 23 new citizens

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Out early on the first day in Randolph County
By August 16, 2016 Read More →

Out early on the first day in Randolph County

ELKINS – Summer break has come to a close for students around the area as many schools reopened for class on Monday morning. Each new school year, eager and enthusiastic students await early morning bus rides, complicated locker combinations and new teachers and classmates. This year, officials said schools around the area experienced successful first […]

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WVU fans join players for meet-and-greets
By August 15, 2016 Read More →

WVU fans join players for meet-and-greets

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Mountaineers fans crowded the Caperton Indoor Practice Facility on Aug. 14 for the annual WVU Fan Day. Fans started lining up hours early for the two-hour-long meet-and-greet with players. Glenda Crest came from Baltimore to support her nephew William Crest, who is the back up quarterback. “This is my first time coming since […]

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Teen paints giant mural for Nitro centennial
By August 12, 2016 Read More →

Teen paints giant mural for Nitro centennial

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As the City of Nitro looks forward to its centennial next year, it’s tapping into younger talents to help complete a key feature at the city’s upcoming Memorial Park. Nitro High School’s principal recommended Claire Hemme, a 2016 graduate, to Mayor Dave Casebolt to design and paint a 2,500-square-foot mural at the new […]

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Horse show a long tradition at Mannington fair
By August 11, 2016 Read More →

Horse show a long tradition at Mannington fair

MANNINGTON, W.Va. — The third day of the Mannington District Fair offered different events for fair attendees to enjoy. One of the events that draws a crowd at the Mannington District Fair is the horse show. There has been a horse show every year of the Mannington District Fair, superintendent of the horse show and horse […]

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Some love for ‘Louie’ at Berkeley County fair
By August 10, 2016 Read More →

Some love for ‘Louie’ at Berkeley County fair

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Clarksburg dedicates grave of revolutionary solider
By August 10, 2016 Read More →

Clarksburg dedicates grave of revolutionary solider

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The George Rogers Clark Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution conducted a formal grave marking and dedication Tuesday for Peter Lynch, a Revolutionary War solider buried in Jackson Cemetery on South Linden Avenue in Clarksburg. The ceremony began with a processional by the Sons of the American Revolution State Color […]

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Hinton festival doesn’t duck from tradition
By August 8, 2016 Read More →

Hinton festival doesn’t duck from tradition

HINTON, W.Va. – A flock of ducks were flung from the Veteran’s Memorial Bridge here Sunday. Down they came, landing in the New River, floating off toward an L-shaped finish line. The ducks were about 3 inches tall, yellow and plastic. For more than two decades, the dropping of plastic duckies has capped the West […]

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Monongalia fair features two kinds of kids
By August 4, 2016 Read More →

Monongalia fair features two kinds of kids

MORGANTOWN — Festivities at the Monongalia County Fair continued at Mylan Park on Aug. 3, including two pageants and livestock shows. Hundreds gathered inside the J.W. and Hazel Ruby McQuain Center for the fair’s Teen/Junior Miss pageants. The 18 contestants were judged on several categories including on-stage interviews and who brought the most beauty to […]

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