Parkersburg

Chalk the Block

It’s no secret that the arts enrich our lives. Artistic expression gives society a lens through which we can deepen our understanding of our neighbors, our com...

Butcher Family Farm

Throughout the MOV, family and farms are two aspects that often merge into one. Rob Butcher of the Butcher Family Farm and Greenhouse in Washington, WV knows f...

DIY for a Cause

Upcycling, defined by the Oxford dictionary, is “to reuse in such a way as to create a product of higher quality or value than the original,” has been something of a buzzword in the last few years. Upcycling is a way to create unique items, such as ...

Melissa’s Garden

Tucked next to the Parkersburg Art Center’s eighth street facade, a friendly brachiosaurus overlooks a newly renovated courtyard. The dino, nicknamed “PACosaur...

Murder by Poe

It is a dark and stormy night. No, really, it’s really dark and the storm is so dense The Woman can’t see her hand in front of her face as she aimlessly wanders through the black, boggy woods. When she finally stumbles upon what she thinks will be h...

Little Libraries, Big Impact

You’ve seen them before – the brightly colored mailbox-libraries sprinkled throughout neighborhoods and parks. These tiny libraries are the collective work of ...

Mural, Mural on the Wall

The walls of Downtown Parkersburg have a renewed vibrancy, thanks to Downtown PKB’s new downtown mural series. Found throughout town, the mural series features...

Andrea Shirey

Clutch MOV is proud to sponsor this year’s  Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneur of the Year. We envision a community where citizens can take risks on the promise that success would uplift the residents of our valley. Artists, creators, makers, and sm...
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