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  • Local 10-year-old triathlete driven to succeed

    posted on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 While kids her age were trying out for T-ball or youth soccer, Madelyn Klinkenborg of Parkersburg competed in her first triathlon at the age of six.

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  • Parkersburg Tire celebrates 10 years in business

    posted on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Dave Schneiderman took a risk when he opened his tire and auto repair shop just over a decade ago. “We started from scratch. I had my daughters up here, and they shoveled their first dirt (when we built the facility),” he said. “It was a chance for me to give back to the community.”

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  • Parkersburg council discusses Depot Park project

    posted on Thursday, September 19, 2019 The administrators of a local trust came before the Parkersburg city council to outline their plans and hopes for the Depot Park renovation project during last Tuesday night's regular meeting. Wendell Abkes of the Alan Dale and Fayette Meyer Family Trust warned the council that it needs to do address water flow and storm sewer drainage into Beaver Creek as it takes on the park on the north side of town. Earlier this year, it was announced that Christian Eilers would be working on improving the

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  • A sip of Parkersburg Coffee house and gift shop to open downtown

    posted on Thursday, September 19, 2019 Many locals are already bustling with excitement at the news of a coffee shop opening in downtown Parkersburg. But Colleen Martindale says she's the most excited of all to open Sip n' Shop Coffee House Antiques and Gifts later this month. Martindale also owns and operates the Falcon's Nest sub shop. She's always dreamed of owning a coffee shop, but never thought it was an option for her.

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  • Parker Place celebrates 10 years in Parkersburg

    posted on Friday, August 23, 2019 Parker Place should be celebrating its 11th anniversary this summer, but the catastrophic tornado of 2008 leveled the construction site about a month before its scheduled completion and forced the builders to start over.

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