Parkersburg

Thoughtful Thanksgiving Attire

When it comes to getting dressed for Thanksgiving and all of the shopping that goes along with it, I have a few suggestions for you. I teamed up with Peyt...

Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical

It doesn’t seem possible that there are people who don’t know the story of Mary Poppins, but for sheltered folks, our titular character is a nanny that comes to work with the Banks family, who have gone through six nannies in just a few weeks. It se...

The Story of My Life

How do we deal with the loss of a friend? What about a lifelong best friend? That question is often complicated when the loss takes place after a falling out. ...

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 firsthand the importance of operating a local family farm. A third-generation farmer, he ha...

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 somethin...

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...

Parkersburg a Paradise for Paddlers

Kayaks – and paddleboards - filled the confluence of the Ohio and Little Kanawha Rivers in record numbers last weekend during the 6th Annual Parkersburg Paddlefest. After last year’s event was canceled due to high waters, there was some concern t...

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 wander...
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