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A pretrial hearing set in pandering case

A court date has been set for Michael Ray Conner Jr., 31, of Senecaville. Conner was recently indicted by a grand jury on 30 counts of pandering obscenities involving a minor, felonies of the second and fourth degrees. It came after a three month joint investigation between Homeland Security Investigations...
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Two-county police chase ends in two injuries, one arrest

NEWPORT, Ohio. (WTAP) - A two-county police chase that occurred late Tuesday night in Ohio resulted in two injuries and one person arrested. Robert Dalrymple was arrested and charged with failure to comply, a third-degree felony, and assault, a fourth-degree felony. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page,...
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Local shelter is overwhelmed with dogs

MARIETTA, Ohio. (WTAP) - The Humane Society of the Ohio Valley is currently over capacity with dogs. Shelter Director Karissa Reynolds said of the situation, “The dogs have just been kind of overwhelming. They’re coming from everywhere.”. While June and July tend to be the shelter’s busiest intake...
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Williamstown Summer League concludes

WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown’s summer basketball league is the proverbial calm before the storm. Combining JV and varsity squads from around the area, 18 teams competed in the league, as Thursday afternoon saw fast-paced action en route to a league champion being crowned. Parkersburg South was hard at work...
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Marietta Riverfront Roar returning after pandemic hiatus

MARIETTA — The Marietta Riverfront Roar is coming back for its 20th year after a two year hiatus due to the pandemic. Tens of thousands of people are expected to converge on downtown Marietta July 8 to 10. Event Chairperson Carmen Taylor said they are expecting more people than...
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Recipes sought for Barnesville mansion fundraiser cookbook

BARNESVILLE Ohio — Do you have a famous recipe you would like to share?. As part of a fundraiser, the Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum in Barnesville plans to release a custom cookbook. They would love it if you could share a handful of your favorite recipes with them to include in it.
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Former St. Marys clerk pleads guilty in Pleasants County probe

CHARLESTON — A former clerk for the St. Marys Police Department pleaded guilty as a federal grand jury probes a program that canceled traffic tickets and certain misdemeanor charges in exchange for donations to a Christmas gift program. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the North District of...

Paddle for Heroes finishes 160 mile kayaking trip

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Paddle for Heroes ended its160 mile kayaking trip from Mount Vernon, Ohio to Marietta, Ohio. This was the sixth year the group has made flagship trip. The nonprofit group was founded by Steve Fleming in 2017 to honor and support not only local, but all veterans.
Akron Leader Publications

Jax seeking best buddy

SHARON — Jax is a big 2-year-old male who acts more like a dog than a cat. This orange and white beauty is a very confident boy and will run to greet his family. He likes to ride on shoulders and will be a best buddy. Jax is fine with respectful dogs, but there should be no other cats in the house. For information about adopting Jax, visit

How people stayed cool during the hottest day of the year

MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) - With temperatures above 90 degrees, people are trying to find ways to cool down from the heat. One way that many people chose a way to cool down is by taking a visit to the Marietta Aquatic Center for a quick dip in the pool. The...

Taking ice cream to the extreme

You'll find many choices for a cool ice cream treat on a hot summer day at KIK Extreme Desserts at the Parkway Center on Southgate Parkway. Austin and Kylee Cobb have taken on the challenge of opening an ice cream business with some special treats. Their delicacies include extreme milkshakes, rolled ice cream, and cotton candy burritos.
Farm and Dairy

Gold/silver coins, antiques, guns, and misc.

Located east of Barnesville off State Route 147, signs posted. GOLD & SILVER COINS: 1854 – 3 dollar gold (Indian Princes), 1909d 5 dollar gold piece, 2 1884 uncirculated Carson City dollars, 1877s Trade dollar, 1883-ms63 dollar, 45 Morgan & Peace silver dollars, 1964d quarter, 1903 V nickels, 4 Barber dimes (92,97,98, 99), 5 Barber dimes (01-02-03-04-07), coin cases, books, supplies, plus more.