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Vienna man wanted for questioning in homicide investigation

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Parkersburg Police are releasing the name of a Vienna man they want to talk to in connection with a fatal shooting on Covert St. Police Chief Matt Board says the agency is looking for 23-year-old Donovan Tyler McCune of Vienna. Board says McCune is wanted on...
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Authorities seeking information on Parkersburg man

PARKERSBURG — Parkersburg Police are requesting information about Donovan Tyler McCune, 23, of Parkersburg, who has an active warrant for a petition to revoke his probation, officials said Friday. McCune also is wanted for questioning related to the ongoing homicide investigation of Terrance Mills Jr., who was killed on...
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Cause of death for child found in suitcase determined

SELLERSBURG, Ind. (WANE) — More details emerge regarding the cause of death of an unidentified child that was found dead in a suitcase in southern Indiana on April 16. The investigation began after a mushroom hunter called 911 after finding the body near a heavily wooded area in Washington County, 80 feet from Holder Road. […]
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Angel’s Harbor has faith it can help women overcome addiction

VINCENT — A man who built a ministry helping people overcome addiction has established with his wife a faith-based residential treatment facility in Washington County for women. The for-profit 16-bed Angel’s Harbor at 4945 State Route 339 in Vincent is the work of Tim and Abby Craft. Tim Craft...
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The David Couch golf tournament comes to a close after 21 years

VIENNA, W.Va. (WTAP) - Today marks the end of the David Couch golf tournament at the Parkersburg Country Club. After 21 years of the tournament to fight Lou Gehrig’s disease also known as ALS, the tournament is coming to a close. Dave Couch’s son, Blair Couch says that now...
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Op-ed: Ruling a victory for freedom

As a taxpaying citizen of the City of Parkersburg, I am absolutely thrilled that my co-plaintiff, Daryl Cobranchi, and I recently won a federal lawsuit in the Federal District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, enjoining the Parkersburg City Council from continuing to lead the uniquely Christian Lord’s Prayer at public meetings. I deeply appreciate the nonprofit Freedom From Religion Foundation and the private attorneys in the case who are licensed to practice in West Virginia for representing us and defending the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
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Two receive prison sentences on federal drug charges

CHARLESTON — Two people were sentenced to prison this week for drug offenses occurring in Parkersburg, according to the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia. On Thursday, Carlo Lee Ramsey, 56, Chicago, was sentenced to nine years to be followed by three years of supervised release...
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Wahama’s Lieving repeats as 2022 LKC softball Player of the Year

PARKERSBURG — For the second straight softball season, the Wahama White Falcons reigned supreme above the rest of the Little Kanawha Conference. Not only did Wahama defend its LKC title, but the gang from Mason County also capped off a 29-2 campaign for head coach Chris Noble by securing a repeat crown in the Class A state softball tournament.
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Picture This: The Memorial Bridge

PARKERSBURG — A bass boat passed Thursday under the Memorial Bridge where Parkersburg Bridge Partners has undertaken a $50 million rehabilitation project. The company recently held a kick off to mark the start of construction in an event attended by the mayors of Parkersburg, Belpre and Marietta. (Photo by Art Smith)
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Parkersburg will clean up abandoned homeless camps: A look into the city’s response to homelessness

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Parkersburg will soon start taking down six homeless encampments believed to be abandoned. WTAP reached out to West Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness to confirm that the camps are abandoned and were told that, while there isn’t a 100% way to know, they are as sure as they can be that the sites have not been recently inhabited.
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Herps Alive Reptile Rescue visits Martin Elementary School

PARKERSBURG — Students at Martin Elementary were treated to a visit from some scaly creatures Friday when Keith Gisser, a herpetologist and reptile handler from Herps Alive Reptile Rescue, brought some friends to meet them. Gisser introduced students to such reptiles as turtles, bearded dragons, tegus (a species of...
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Belpre man sentenced to 29 years in prison related to drug crimes

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ohio. (WTAP) - On Wednesday, May 25, a Belpre man was sentenced to 29 years in prison for drug crimes committed back in June of 2020 in Washington County Common Pleas Court. According to Washington County Prosecutor Nicole Coil, Tytus Shields was found guilty on seven felony accounts...
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