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Woman killed in crash in Washington County
According to reports from the State Highway Patrol, 23-year-old Jared Irvin, of New Matamoras was northbound on SR 7 when he failed to maintain assured clear distance and hit a vehicle operated by Wilcox. The victim’s vehicle overturned and she sustained fatal injuries. Troopers say Irvin’s vehicle
Holiday in the Park ushers in Christmas season in Parkersburg
“Thank you for coming out tonight to see this year’s Holiday in the Park, and thank you to everyone who helped make this happen,”Mayor Tom Joyce said during the lighting ceremony.
Over 2 pounds of marijuana found during a traffic stop in Marietta
MARIETTA OH, (WTAP)-Sergeant Cramer of the Marietta Police Department found over 1,280 grams of packaged marijuana, fake IDs from different states, and $300 in cash when performing a traffic stop around 8:00pm Saturday night.
Former Miss USA to speak at Recovery Point event on Nov. 30
HUNTINGTON - Former Miss USA and recovery advocate Tara Conner will headline Recovery Point's seventh annual Embrace Hope event Friday, Nov. 30, at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington.
Special delivery: Caldwell mom delivers own twins
I got my husband and kids up and said“I think Mommy is going into labor.”I called my sister-in law to meet us at the hospital to pick the kids up. We got onto the interstate and not even five minutes out, I could feel a head coming out. I said“Oh. my. lord.”I told my husband,“Babe, I don’t think we’
This is Home - Parkersburg Police officer goes above and beyond
“He explained what happened; got his bike locked up, forgot his key in the lock. Someone within an hour stole it,” says Bosley.
Truth Seeker: Learn more about paranormal at Parkersburg event
When talking about the paranormal there is a wide range of subjects that can and are included in this category. Normally I write about the haunted side talking about ghosts and my personal experiences. I do not get into talking about cryptids and psychics but these are still part of the unknown. Rec
Look Back: Car crazy in Parkersburg
The first automobile to enter the city and to be owned by a Parkersburger, arrived here to-day at noon, and this city has risen to the dignity of a metropolis by the acquisition. The machine is a fine one and came in over the B&O from New York, consigned to J.M. McKinney.
Former Coolville mayor charged with stealing money from village
“While serving as mayor and Mayor’s Court clerk for the village of Coolville, Holsinger is accused of failing to deposit money paid to the village for tickets, fines and other payments between November of 2014 and September of 2017,” Blackburn said in the release. “Holsinger is further accused of co
Parkersburg Art Center hopes tiny works of art bring in big numbers
Photo by Wayne Towner The PAC 6X6 Fundraiser features over 1,000 pieces of artwork on display and for sale at the Parkersburg Art Center, featuring works ranging from students and professional artists.
Parkersburg, South open swim season
Leading the Big Reds on the girls’ side was the 200 medley relay team of Mary Strobl, Jaden Welsh, Grace Cox and Olivia Collett. They placed first in the event with a time of 1 minute, 56.95 seconds.
Vincent, Ohio man charged with gun crime after posting video on Facebook
VINCENT, Ohio (WTAP) -A Vincent, Ohio man was arrested on a firearms charge after he posted a Facebook video of himself shooting a fully automatic handgun, despite a court order barring him from owning or using guns.
Guest editorial (Parkersburg): In third court vacancy, Gov. Justice must choose carefully (Daily Mail Opinion)
Earlier this year, Justice appointed Tim Armstead and Evan Jenkins to two high court vacancies created by resignations. Sunday, suspended Justice Allen Loughry resigned, too. Working from a list of candidates supplied by the Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission, the governor will name someone to fil
Single car crash brings down power pole and stop lights
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) -Parkersburg police and fire departments were dispatched to the intersection 16th street and St. Marys avenue for a single vehicle accident around 2 a.m. Friday morning.The vehicle struck a power pole located at the intersection, which snapped off from the ground and at the
Holiday in the Park begins at Parkersburg City Park
This year, at the opening ceremonies the winners of the elementary school coloring contest were announced, Parkersburg Mayor Tom Joyce made an appearance, and Parkersburg Fire Chief Jason Matthews was be the Master of ceremonies.
Firefighters battle four structure fires in Parkersburg
PARKERSBURG, W. Va. (WTAP) -Parkersburg Fire had a busy Wednesday morning, responding to four separate structure fire calls.
Marietta bombmaker to spend up to 7 years in facility
Daniel Lindsey Buchman, 35, of 104 Sunset Drive, was ordered to spend the remaining time he would have spent in prison if found guilty, instead hospitalized in the care of Appalachian Behavioral Health in Athens.
Suicide Prevention Survivors event being held Saturday in Parkersburg
“It’s important because of, offering those who are surviving a place to go, a place that is safe, a place where people comprehend and totally understand what everybody is going through. Whether they have just lost someone in the past month or so, or whether they’ve been grieving for thirty years or
Runners prepare for Parkersburg, Devola Turkey Trots
In Parkersburg, the race starts at 9 a.m. Nov. 22 and follows the same course as previous years through City Park, up Washington Avenue and back to City Park. The registration fee is $15.
Parkersburg Floodwall Fee on the Chopping Block
Many council persons weighed in on the topics of the Floodwall fee, User fees, insurance premiums and "Giving the taxpayer a Break".