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W.Va.'s largest hunting-fishing show set for Sept. 22-23 - West Virginia Explorer
A youth learns to cast at Stonewall Resort State Park. Photo courtesy W.Va. Dept. of Commerce.Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to Stonewall Resort State Park inLewis CountyforWest Virginia’s Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day Sept. 22-23, 2018, according to the W.Va. Division of Natural
Officials: Inmate killed in fight at federal prison in West Virginia
The Federal Bureau of Prisons release says the fight happened Monday at the U.S. Penitentiary at Hazelton. It says 27-year-old inmate Demario Porter was pronounced dead at a hospital. The other inmate, who was not identified, was treated for minor injuries.
Fatal accident on State Route 146 | WHIZ News
ZANESVILLE, Ohio–The State Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle fatal accident.It happened around 3:30 Wednesday afternoon on State Route 146 near the Lazy Acres Campground.Sergeant Jeffrey Jirles with the Zanesville Post said that a female was driving east on State Route 146 when she veere
Arrest warrant issued for defendant released from hospital
An arrest warrant was issued Friday by Athens County Common Pleas Court for a man charged in a baseball bat assault who failed to return to Southeastern Ohio Regional jail after being released to seek medical treatment, court records state.Daniel Platt, 42, of Millfield, apparently was still being s
Three Guarantees For West Virginia Against Kansas State
It is amazing that a week off can make people forget thatWill Grierhas been awesome. In the long run, the lost game between NC State and West Virginia isn’t going to matter but in the short term it does appear that national pundits seem to be “Out of Sight, Out of Mind”. Grier dropped to third in th
House fire sends three to hospital, destroys home, kills dog
LOWELL, Ohio (WTAP) -Just after 4:00 a.m. Monday morning, the Lowell Volunteer Fire Department responded to the 300 block of 4th street.
West Virginia Spared Worst of Florence Rains, Floods
The storm brought 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5 centimeters) of rain in most parts of the state before moving out early Tuesday. That’s nowhere near the amount that, before the storm made landfall, forecasters said could result in “life threatening, catastrophic flooding rainfall” across the mountains of
Series of rapes, sexual assaults reported at Ohio University
ATHENS, Ohio -- Ohio University and Athens police are investigating a series of rapes and sexual assaults that have been reported on and off campus this semester.According to theColumbus Dispatch, there have been seven reported rapes in the area since the start of the fall semester.Ohio University P
Ground broken for new Parkersburg fire station
Photo by Evan Bevins From left, Parkersburg City Councilmen Bob Mercer and Dave McCrady, Pickering Associates President Ryan Taylor, Councilmen Mike Reynolds, J.R. Carpenter and John Reed, Mayor Tom Joyce, Fire Chief Jason Matthews, Councilman Jeff Fox, Councilwoman Sharon Kuhl and Councilman Eric B
Parkersburg, Marietta meet Friday
A year ago at Stadium Field, the Big Reds rolled to a 45-10 triumph, but the Tigers won this tilt 49-13 the last time it was played in the Buckeye State.
Niña and Pinta replica ships coming to Parkersburg
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) -Replicas of Christopher Columbus' ships will come to Parkersburg Thursday, September 20, 2018.
Two arrested at traffic stop - The Point Pleasant Register
MASON — A traffic stop in Mason Saturday night led to the arrest of two people, and the confiscation of several grams of suspected drugs, a loaded gun, and other items.
Recession: 10 years later
It is difficult to trace the impact throughout the national economy, but the Marietta area saw a dramatic reduction in its workforce starting in 2009, and the area has not yet fully recovered.
Sex offender questions sheriff’s office mapping system
Numerous state and federal laws enacted over the past 30 years have required sex offenders, after they’ve done their time, to register on a publicly-available list and prevent them from living in certain areas. Many websites and some law enforcement agencies notify residents of neighborhoods when a
Alleged theft of cell phone leads to felony charges
A McArthur-area man accused to stealing a cell phone has been charged with two felonies.Naylan Yates, 19, of Wolf Hill Road, McArthur, had his initial appearance Monday in Athens County Municipal Court on felony charges of aggravated robbery and felonious assault.Judge Todd Grace set a $10,000 signa
Bridge inspections to cause single lane closures on I-77 in Parkersburg
PARKERSBURG, W.Va (WTAP) -The Little Kanawha River Bridge on Interstate 77 in Parkersburg will have single lane closures in both directions, from Wednesday through Friday, for bridge inspections.
Top Health Officer Leaving West Virginia DHHR
Myers, in the private sector, was the manager of corporate administration for Toyota Motor Manufacturing in Buffalo, West Virginia.
2 dead, several arrested after weekend music festival at Legend Valley
Ger Vang, 24, of North Carolina, and Mario Symborski, 32, of Michigan, were taken from the festival in Thornville directly to Licking Memorial Hospital where they were pronounced dead, said Renee Rogers, an investigator at the coroner's office.
Three hospitalized from house fire in Lowell
Three people were injured, one critically, in a house fire in Lowell early Monday morning.
Harvest Moon fest held in Parkersburg
“It has been awesome,”said Vickie Marshall, Executive Director for the Wood County Recreation Commission which puts the festival on as its major fundraiser of the year.