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UPDATE: Man facing charges after wrong-way crash sends one person to hospital
WOOD COUNTY, W. Va. (WTAP) - One man is facing charges after driving the wrong way on Route 50 and causing a crash that sent one person to the hospital. The crash happened Wednesday night on U.S. Route 50 in Wood County near the Dallison Road exit. According to the...
Coxs Mills: A Historical Tapestry of Nature and Industry in West Virginia
Nestled within the heart of West Virginia, the unincorporated community of Coxs Mills stands as a beacon of natural splendor and a testament to the state's historical journey. Known for its stunning elevation and breathtaking views of autumnal landscapes, Coxs Mills is more than just a picturesque destination; it's a portal into the past, where Native American heritage and early industrial endeavors intertwine. The first oil well drilled near Cox's Mill in 1917 marked a pivotal moment in Gilmer County's contribution to West Virginia's burgeoning oil industry, signaling the dawn of economic transformation for the region.
Pretty countryside! On 13 acres in West Virginia. $165,000
This is some pretty countryside! Nice little farmette! The house was built in 1900. It is located on 13.02 acres in Spencer, West Virginia. The house could use some work and updating. Not a fan of the open concept kitchen area they did. There is a two story barn on the property with a hayloft. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 3,180 square feet. $165,000.
Brohard, WV: Unraveling the Historical Tapestry of a Pioneering Name
In the serene expanses of West Virginia, the community of Brohard stands as a living tribute to the early settlers who wove the fabric of local history. The Brohard family, integral to the region's development, instilled their name into the town, forging a legacy that continues to pique the interest of visitors and swell the pride of locals. George Washington Brohard, born in 1813, along with his descendants, played a pivotal role in establishing the community's foundations, embedding the Brohard name within the chronicles of Wirt County.
Roane County deputy involved in 2 shootings resigns
ROANE COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — Roane County Deputy Mike King, who shot and killed two people on separate occasions, sparking protests and expensive settlements, has resigned, the county sheriff’s department tells 13 News. Why or when King resigned has not been released at this time, but 13 News is working to get those details. King […]
Celebrating Tradition and Craftsmanship at the 61st Annual West Virginia Wood Festival
The quaint town of Arnoldsburg is abuzz with the spirit of celebration as it gears up for the 61st Annual West Virginia Wood Festival, a vibrant testament to the state's rich woodworking heritage. From May 31 to June 3, 2023, the festival will unfold a tapestry of activities that honor the community's cultural traditions while showcasing the exceptional skills of local artisans. The festival's opening ceremonies set the tone with the crowning of Woodchuck Kings and Queens, leading into days filled with music, crafts, and friendly competitions.
Six former Southern Regional Jail correctional officers charged after death of inmate
Six Southern Regional Jail correctional officers were indicted Thursday after an assault that resulted in the death of an inmate back in March 2022.
Cross Lanes shooting suspect pleads not guilty
A man charged with first-degree murder pleaded not guilty Thursday morning.
No injuries reported in barn fire
EASTWOOD, W.Va. (WTAP) - UPDATE 11/30/2023. Crews have cleared the scene at approximately 5 p.m. The barn was turned over to the landowner to let the rest of the fire smolder out over night. The fire was contained to only the barn and was not a threat to anything near...
Son charged for assaulting handicapped father with knife on Thanksgiving
PARKERSBURG, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Wood County man faces charges following an incident during which he stabbed his father multiple times at their residence on Thanksgiving. Wood County court documents indicate that, on Thursday, November 23, 2023, a female caller alerted authorities to a stabbing which had occurred at her Parkersburg residence. Upon arrival at […]
Exploring Auburn's 19th-Century Roots: A Journey Through its Historical Landmarks
Auburn, Alabama, stands as a testament to the enduring spirit of the American South, with its 19th-century origins providing a window into a past rich with cultural and educational advancements. Founded following the Creek territory's cession in the early 1830s, Auburn was chartered in 1839, blossoming into a town synonymous with higher learning and spiritual development. The establishment of the East Alabama Male College, now Auburn University, in 1856 underscores the city's long-standing commitment to education. The transformation of this institution under the Morrill Act, coupled with its Civil War and Reconstruction era experiences, highlights Auburn's resilient character.
Arnoldsburg Christmas Festival to be sweet as molasses
ARNOLDSBURG — The West Virginia Molasses Festival Queens will be holding their inaugural Christmas Festival at the Arnoldsburg Community Building this weekend to celebrate the upcoming holiday season. “We wanted to continue what the county was doing alongside Grantsville’s Christmas festivities,” said West Virginia Molasses Festival Pageant Director Kelly...
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Elizabeth as of 2023-11-30. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.268 , according to AAA.
Celebrating Heritage and Community: The Cultural Significance of Apple Butter Festivals
Apple Butter Festivals are more than just a seasonal celebration; they are a vibrant expression of America's cultural heritage and community spirit. The Creston Annual Apple Butter Festival and similar events across various regions like Oxford, Grand Rapids, and Mitchell County, demonstrate a collective dedication to preserving the historical art of making apple butter. These festivals offer a taste of the past with pioneer re-enactments, live music, and local crafts, alongside the central attraction—apple butter being made in traditional copper kettles over open fires.
WVSP, U.S. Marshals asking for help finding fugitive last seen last year
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - The West Virginia State Police and the United States Marshals Service is asking for help locating a fugitive last seen last year. According to the WVSP, 59-year-old Carl L. Nicholson, Jr. has an active felony warrant out of Gilmer County for failure to register as a sex offender.
Wrong-way driver causes 3 crashes on U.S. 50
PARKERSBURG – A truck traveling the wrong way on U.S. 50 reportedly caused three accidents Wednesday evening, including a head-on collision. A Wood County 911 Center supervisor said a red Toyota pickup truck was traveling west in the eastbound lane of the road and caused a rollover near the 21.5 mile marker. About four miles later, near Progress Ridge Road, the truck caused another vehicle to run off the road, he said.
Wood County officials tour new County 911 Center
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Wood County officials toured the new county 911 center on Thursday morning. The new 911 Center sits near the intersection of Route 50 and I-77 in a building that used to be a Sudden Link call center. The project has been in the works for years,...
WV parkersburg's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of parkersburg..
Early Morning Structure Fire on Andrews Street
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Around 3:49 a.m. on November 30, Parkersburg Fire Department and Parkersburg Police Department were called to a structure fire on Andrews Street in Parkersburg. The structure was a storage building behind a residence. Parkersburg Fire Department had the fire knocked down within five minutes of their...
School Morning Shock, Auburn Tot Struck by Car, Driver's Fate Hangs in Balance
Earlier today, a 9-year-old child was hit by a car on the way to school. The incident caused an immediate police response, and officials swept in to unpack the calamity, according to Boston 25 News. Officers who arrived at the corner of Oxford Street and Inwood Drive found the young pedestrian with injuries that were thankfully said to be non-life-threatening, and the child was promptly whisked away to safety in the haven of an area hospital.