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Keep up with what’s happening across the Mid-Ohio Valley

Parkersburg Paddlefest

September can be an especially busy month for active Mid-Ohio Valley residents, between county fairs, local festivals and countless family-friendly events. This...

Farm-to-Table with Witten’s

Here in the Mid-Ohio Valley we are blessed to be surrounded by local farmers that supply our unwavering desire for fresh produce. There's no denying that more a...

The Stomping Grounds

My stomping grounds was on the west side of town. Not down by the river but on top of the hill. My father had a thing about floods and moving every spring...

Adult Park

As I get older, the thought of exercise makes me cringe and I’m ashamed to admit I don’t make it a daily routine. Okay, okay … sometimes not even weekly. I know...

Knotty Hoops

When people first hear the name of Jesse Cottrell’s embroidery business, Knotty Hoops, they usually chuckle. After she spells it out, they get it. Jesse’s busin...

Wild & Wonderful Donuts

Who doesn’t love a good doughnut? Well, probably somebody doesn’t, but I think we can agree those people are highly suspect. The problem many folks have, though...

The Local Development of Hemp

It may surprise many in the Mid-Ohio Valley to know that we have an up and coming hemp industry with locally owned plots and products. Hemp in West Virginia has...

In Due Time

Marietta Crew Rows On, Nearly 150 Years After It First Began Eight oars dip into the muddy waters of the Muskingum River with a soft ‘chop,’ followed immedia...

Mounds of History

Marietta was founded in 1788 and was the first permanent settlement of the Northwest Territory.  We all probably know this fact by now – but what came before th...
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