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Morrisey keynotes law enforcement dinner

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, at left, presents Lt. Troy Stewart, far right, with the Officer of the Year Award. Also pictured, Bryan Stepp and Tim Martin, of Point Pleasant Rotary. Beth Sergent | Register Pictured are law enforcement officers from across Mason County at this we

POINT PLEASANT REGISTER - 2017-09-23 01:43:08

Mason County Memories : A county divided

Most people tend to forget this, but in 1860, we were still Mason County, Virginia. West Virginia didn't exist yet, and there were 15 states that still permitted slavery. One of these states was Virginia, Mason County included, and like the rest of the country, our county would debate the issue of s

POINT PLEASANT REGISTER - 2017-09-22 19:17:32

Magic of old movie houses

A couple of columns ago I mentioned coming across a photo of the Gallipolis Theater during the great flood of 1937. My love of old movies spurred me to look at the marquee to check what was playing at the time. The theater housed the original Ariel stage, leading me to envision what kind of movie sh

POMEROY DAILY SENTINEL - 2017-09-23 04:49:12

Stewart named 'Officer of the Year'

The fifth annual Mason County Law Enforcement Appreciation Banquet culminated in the presentation of the Officer of the Year Award which went to Lt. Troy Stewart, pictured at right, who is with the Mason County Sheriff's Department. Stewart received an award, cash and his name was placed on a travel

POINT PLEASANT REGISTER - 2017-09-22 02:14:14

Bingo fundraiser set for Spay Neuter Assistance Program

GALLIPOLIS - The Spay Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP) of Gallia County is hosting its second annual Bingo games fundraiser Thursday, Oct. 5 at the fellowship hall of New Life Lutheran Church, 900 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the games will begin at 6 p.m. Prizes include n

GALLIPOLIS DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 05:36:05

GPD to charge using state code

GALLIPOLIS - Gallipolis city officials recently made the decision to begin charging criminal offenses beneath the Ohio Revised Code as opposed to city ordinances which legally shifts the financial responsibility of inmates to the county and Gallia Sheriff's Office. "It's a last ditch effort to do wh

GALLIPOLIS DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-22 02:43:39

Man Arrested After Pursuit, Fight with Deputy in Putnam County

PUTNAM COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - UPDATE: A man has been arrested after a pursuit became a scuffle with law enforcement. Keith Newsome, 38, of Winfield has been arrested on several charges, including The Putnam County Sheriff tells 13 News that one male has been left for questioning only. No other arrests

TRISTATEUPDATE.COM - 2017-09-22 14:04:00

Out of the Darkness casts light on issue of suicide

Photo by Wayne Towner Karen Anderson, of Vincent, signs the "Be the Voice" display Saturday at the 10th annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk at City Park in Parkersburg. PARKERSBURG - About 500 people affected in one way or another by the issue of suicide gathered Saturday morning at City Park

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Mansion by Candlelight a chance to see Blennerhassett Island's past

Photo courtesy of Kathy Abbott In addition to visiting the mansion, visitors to Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park will be able to visit the Servants Party on Oct. 13-14. Photo courtesy of Kathy Abbott The Blennerhassett Mansion will be open to visitors during the evening hours of Oct. 13

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Taste of the Valley cooking school scheduled for Nov. 11

Photo by Art Smith Chef Chad Winebrenner and his children, from left, Jack, Keagan, Kirian and Oliver. Winebrenner will lead the Taste of the Valley cooking school at 2 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Parkersburg South High School auditorium. Tickets go on sale Monday and are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Stage publishes work on Donaghho Pottery

Now, he's sharing his knowledge and research with others by writing and publishing "The Donaghho Story." The 230-page soft-cover spiral-bound history and reference includes 15 chapters of information about A.P. Donaghho and the Parkersburg-based company, which manufactured stoneware jugs, jars, croc

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Maestro Lawrence Loh's recipes strike right chord

Today is a special day at the Blennerhassett School at 3 p.m. and everyone is invited to attend the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra-Parkersburg, under the direction of Lawrence Loh, our new director. And you will not want to miss the piano selection by George Gershwin - "Rhapsody in Blue." Tickets

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Look Back: Big hopes for East Street Bridge

Photo Provided This 1907 photo shows the south approach of the East Street Bridge. In later years the original steel framework as seen above, was replaced, or covered, with earth. The building of this bridge was a vital link for Parkersburg to Shattuck Park and the several industries that soon locat

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Volunteering in a time of need

Local nurse Jamie Smith, and co-worker Chris Patey, were among the volunteers who have spent time staffing an emergency room set up in the NRG Center in Houston, Texas, following Hurricane Harvey. (From top left) A sign at the shelter hospital conveyed the message of Houston Strong, a motto for the

GALLIPOLIS DAILY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 05:16:18

Agents executed a search warrant that leads to the arrest of 6 people

BELPRE, Ohio (WTAP) - Washington County Sheriff, Larry Mincks, says agents found Cassey Lehew, Dwan Robinson, Stephon Soloman, Rodriquies Evans, Kenyatta Banks Jr, and Shailyn Prall in the garage of 555 Eyerman Road in Belpre. Officials reported after searching the garage police located three plast

THENEWSCENTER.TV - 2017-09-23 04:49:00

Early voting on road bond begins

PARKERSBURG - Friday's pace was slower than past elections on the opening day of early voting on the bond referendum in West Virginia. By late Friday afternoon, 114 people voted, Wood County Clerk Mark Rhodes said. "It's been kind of slow," he said. Called the Roads to Prosperity Amendment, the bond

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

6 face heroin, meth charges

BELPRE - Six people were arrested Thursday on drug charges in connection with an investigation by agents of the Ohio Organized Crimes Investigations Commission, Washington Morgan Noble Major Crimes Task Force. On Thursday, agents executed a search warrant at the residence of Cassey C. Lehew, 555 Eye

MARIETTA TIMES - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Man arrested after allegedly firing stolen gun

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man was taken to jail after Charleston Police say he fired a stolen gun. Tyree Houston, 24, of Charleston, is charged with wanton endangerment involving a firearm. Police arrested Houston Sunday after they say he fired one round from a handgun that was found to be stole

WSAZ - 2017-09-25 00:12:00

Yeager Airport, Air Guard to celebrate 70th anniversary with air show

Aerobatic shows by three stunt pilots, flight demonstrations of military aircraft dating from World War II to the present, precision parachute performances by the U.S. Army's Golden Knights exhibition team and static displays of nearly 30 aircraft will be among attractions at a free air show Saturda

WVGAZETTEMAIL.COM - 2017-09-24 21:19:00

Rod Run and Doo Wop brings classic cars, music to Boulevard for 12th year

A concert by a KISS tribute band and celebrity appearances by the host of a car television show are two of the highlights of the 12th annual Charleston Boulevard Rod Run and Doo Wop, slated for Oct. 4-8. The classic car show will kick off Wednesday, Oct. 4, with its annual cruise-in, which for the f

WVGAZETTEMAIL.COM - 2017-09-24 21:03:00