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Bridges to Make Annual Appearance at Towngate

Acoustic and soft rock band “Bridges” along with special musical guests take the Towngate stage at 8 p.m. Friday, May 26. Together since 2005, this three-part harmony, featuring talented vocalists Kim Butler, Doug Pettit and Dave Pettit, always draws a crowd and will provide an evening of ...

Speaker Series Continues

Jeanne Finstein of Wheeling will discuss “The Other Zanes” for this month’s installment of the Fort Henry speaker series. The program will be presented at West Virginia Independence Hall, 1528 Market St., Wheeling, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25. The program is free and open to the ...

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‘Loving’ on The Big Screen At Moundsville Public Libary

The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will present a “Think Outside the Book” film at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 23. The feature film will be “Loving,” a historical bio-drama/romance based on the true story of Richard and Mildred Loving. The couple’s arrest for interracial ...

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People’s University to Conclude Next Week

To conclude the study of World War I, Hal Gorby will examine how the war shaped Wheeling for years to come, at the next People’s University at the Ohio County Public Library. Obviously the most affected by the war were the families who lost sons abroad. The class also will highlight the ...

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‘Ah, Wilderness’ at Towngate Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre is happy to bring to the community its production of Eugene O’Neill’s “Ah, Wilderness!” The show will be staged at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, May 20. One of the greatest American playwrights of all time, ...

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Bluegrass at the Pennyroyal

The Boxcars is the featured band at the Pennyroyal Opera House tonight in Fairview. Opening the show will be The Red Brush band. The Pennyroyal Opera House is located off Interstae 70 at exit 198. The kitchen opens at 5 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. Children under the age of 12 are ...

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Indian Creek Gets ‘Footloose’

The Indian Creek High School Drama Club’s latest production will have the audience tapping their toes as they stage “Footloose the Musical” on May 19-21. Performances are slated for May 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee on May 21 at 2:30 p.m. The musical is directed by Sarah Bolen ...

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Homestyle Cooking Keeps Diners Coming Back to Schlepp’s

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY Staff Writer MORRISTOWN — It’s that signature homestyle cooking that keeps customers returning for more at Schlepp’s Family Restaurant just off the Interstate 70 exit near Morristown. Whether it’s the rotisserie chicken or dry rub ribs or a three-egg omelet for ...

‘Grand Vue of HiSTORY’ Planned

The West Virginia Storytelling Guild is presenting “A Grand Vue of HiSTORY!” from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 25 at Grand Vue Park, Moundsville. The event is free for area students and the public. “A Grand Vue of HiSTORY!” has been made possible in part by a grant from the West Virginia ...

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‘Ah, Wilderness’ Is Season Finale at Towngate Theatre

Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Theatre is happy to bring to the community its production of Eugene O’Neill’s “Ah, Wilderness!” A staple in American community theater, this comedic coming of age story offers a tender retrospective of small town family values, teenage growing pains and ...

‘The Wizard of Oz’ Opens Tonight

The Hope Players will present its spring musical, “The Wizard of Oz,” this weekend.  The musical comedy will be presented at 7 p.m. today, at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, May 13, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 14, at Harrison East Elementary School, located at 410 Normal St., Hopedale. “The ...

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Nothin’ Fancy At Pennyroyal

Nothin’ Fancy is the featured act tonight at the Pennyroyal Opera House in Fairview, Ohio. Opening the show will be The String Bandits. Nothin’ Fancy was formed as a bluegrass band in 1994 to compete in a bluegrass competition. Ever since then, the band has grown in popularity, released ...

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Holcombe to Perform at Albert S. George Youth Center

Skyflight Productions presents an evening with Malcolm Holcombe on Thursday, May 18, at the Albert S. George Youth Center at Barnesville Memorial Park in Barnesville. Born and raised in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina, Holcombe is being recognized by the contemporary U.S. and ...

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Reinventing the Vikings at Lunch With Books Darrin Cox, assistant professor of History at West Liberty University, will talk about reinventing the Vikings at noon Tuesday, March 16, at Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library. Cox seeks to create a new historical context for ...

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Season finale of the Wheeling Symphony Closes With Strauss, Mahler, Barber

A colorful evening of Strauss, Mahler and Barber will bring the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra’s season to a close tonight with a special connection to Wheeling’s own Eleanor Steber. Barber’s “Knoxville: Summer of 1915,” commissioned by international opera star Steber, will be presented ...

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History Alive! Nellie Bly at Moundsville Library  

The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library will have a special event at 6 p.m. Monday, May 15, when JoAnn Peterson, of Kingwood, W.Va., will bring one of the most remarkable women of history to life in a first-person portrayal of adventurer and groundbreaking reporter Nellie Bly. The ...

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The 19th Hole Offers Great Food and Entertainment

By SCOTT McCLOSKEY Staff Writer WHEELING — Great food and entertainment has made The 19th Hole a popular Woodsdale bar and grill for nearly two decades, according to owner Angie Szalay. Wings, hoagies, cheese fries, chicken tenders and cheese sticks are just a few of the many popular ...

Mystery Theatre Debuts Wedding-Themed Show

Local playwrights Butch Maxwell and Bert Furioli, who have collaborated on 47 original comedy shows for Mystery Theatre Unlimited, will publicly debut their latest interactive musical dinner theater show, “My Big Fat Reality Wedding.” After playing exclusively for private parties, the ...

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Two Musical Acts At Holy Grounds

Holy Grounds Cafe welcomes two musical acts on Thursday, May 18. The coffeehouse is open from 7-9:30 p.m., and the featured musical acts are Brady Fulton and Tim Morgan, and The Castros. Brady Fulton, a Shadyside native, grew up listening to “the oldies station” and is heavily influenced ...