Rebecca Rhodes

Unlocking Marietta’s Secrets

Walking down the brick paved street of Putnam, one can imagine aristocratic women in their white satin gloves and ribbon trimmed skirts peering into storefront ...

Jake Eddy’s Science of Sound

Art is not about creating colorful masterpieces like the Mona Lisa and Starry Night or carving life into sculptures like David and the Thinker. Art encompasses ...

Steel Standing

Marietta and Parkersburg are no stranger to beautiful architecture. From the high arches and fret work of the Victorian homes on Juliana to the looming turrets and french doors of the Gothic homes on Fourth Street, the Mid-Ohio Valley is rich when it...

Promoting Beautiful Minds

Looking back, you can probably remember that teacher. The one that spoke in a monotone voice while reciting the periodic table in a crisp, white lab coat. On th...

Mountain Music

"Only gold tooth hillbillies that live in those West Virginia hollers listen to bluegrass music." Yes, while many West Virginians would claim they have a soft ...

Postcard Pursuit

The first person to call me an “old soul” was my 7th grade math teacher, and to this day, he ranks as one of my top five favorite instructors. When I heard him say those words, I did not think much about it. Yes, I liked listening to old swing music,...

The Gift Guide

The Mid-Ohio Valley is known for its historic homes, abandoned railroads and cobblestone alleyways. There is always something new to discover around every corne...

The Parkersburg Brewing Co.

Flappers, fast cars and wild youth defined the roaring 20s. In an age of prohibition, a cool cat and his dame had to go to a speakeasy where secret doorways and...

Pryce’s Project

Hanging Mistletoe over the doorway, decorating gingerbread cookies and sneaking peeks at presents on Christmas Eve are just some of traditions families celebrate during the holiday season. However, traditions change, especially when an unexpected tur...

O Christmas Tree

The Christmas tree is the centerpiece of the holiday season. From the fir, to the pine and the spruce, people use evergreens to decorate their homes and place g...
Rebecca Rhodes

Rebecca Rhodes

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Rebecca is a W.Va. native and spends her weekdays as a marketing and communications specialist. When it is time to clock out, you can find her seeking nature's beauty by exploring her state's mountainous scenery. Rebecca loves writing, pretending she's a Disney princess and spending time with her fur baby, Selena.

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