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Search underway for missing hiker

HOCKING COUNTY. Ohio— Search and rescue teams, from multiple jurisdictions, joined in the hunt for a missing hiker. The Hocking County Sheriff’s Office has asked surrounding agencies for additional assistance in locating the individual. Shortly before 1:30 a.m, search teams from Ross County, including canine and drones, where...
HOCKING COUNTY, OH
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Misunderstanding leads to deployment of search and rescue teams in Hocking Co.

HOCKING COUNTY, Ohio — What came in as a call regarding a missing hiker led to a misunderstanding, officials said, and a countywide page for search and rescue teams. Dispatchers in Ross County called for search and rescue along with canines and drones to respond to the area of the Murray City Fire Department in Hocking County around 1:00 a.m.
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West Virginia man killed on vacation with his family after offering stranger a ride

A selfless West Virginia man was found dead after he picked up a stranger while vacationing in South Carolina, his widow has revealed. Josh Wilson, 40, was driving to his hotel room in Myrtle Beach last month with his family when they stopped at a gas station, where a stranger asked him for a ride, The Sun News reported. Wilson — who was visiting from Parkersburg, West Virginia — agreed to give the unknown man a lift after dropping his family off, according to the outlet. “I didn’t think anything of it because he does it all the time,” his wife, Staci, told the newspaper. But...
PARKERSBURG, WV
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Tourist railroad to run special ice cream train on Aug. 19

NELSONVILLE — The Hocking Valley Scenic Railway will offer a steam-powered ice cream train Aug. 19 in conjunction with a local concession business. The train will depart the Nelsonville Depot at 6 p.m. and will last about two hours. Rare steam locomotive No. 3 will pull the train. Reservations are highly encouraged. Tickets are $21...
NELSONVILLE, OH
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Ohio’s Own: Buff Lo Dip

Let’s consider convenience dips. There’s salsa, guacamole, queso, hummus and french onion. And ranch. That about covers the basics, right?. But some days, you want something that’s beyond basic, but still convenient. And for those days, an operation based in Wellston, Ohio brings us Buff Lo Dip. Per the label, it’s for “chips, veggies, chicken, pizza, rice” – and also spooning straight.
WELLSTON, OH
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Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Picture This: Boots and All!

VIENNA — On July 29, the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley celebrated the Grand Opening of Boot Barn in the Grand Central Mall and welcomed staff as the newest chamber members. The store is the first Boot Barn in West Virginia. The store sells cowboy hats, jewelry, work clothes and merchandize other than boots. From left, Vienna Mayor Randy Rapp, Grand Central Mall General Manager Jody Hopkins and Boot Barn staff cut the ribbon during the Grand Opening celebration. (Photo Provided)
VIENNA, WV
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Expanding my web presence

I don’t like spiders. Or, rather, I’m capable of much faster movement and louder screeches when surprised by a spider. I don’t remember feeling afraid of spiders as a kid. But I have a distinct memory of being at a zoo or science center … the kind of place that had a room full of bugs … when one of the young men in the group decided it would be funny to talk up how scary spiders are and give me a jump scare every time I got my face close enough to the glass to see one clearly. Next thing I knew, every spider I saw thereafter freaked me out.
PARKERSBURG, WV
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Belpre Homecoming parade route for August 6

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual parade Saturday, August 6. The parade is expected to start at 10 a.m. and last about two hours. This will be the 90th homecoming celebration for the Belpre Homecoming. Homecoming coordinator Terri Klingenberg explains the route of...
BELPRE, OH

THREE THINGS TO KNOW -08/06/22

Reptiles R Us Event Set Today GLOUSTER — Visitors to Burr Oak State Park, located at 10220 Burr Oak Lodge Road, will get an opportunity today to learn more about reptiles native to Southeast Ohio. Starting at 2:30p.m. in the Burr Oak Nature Center, guests will have the chance to take part in a program entitled, “Reptiles R Us.” Adults and children will learn more about what makes reptiles unique,...
GLOUSTER, OH
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Cat spay/neuter clinics scheduled

LOGAN – The Pet Orphanage is sponsoring two cat spay/neuter clinics for August. Please pre-register and pre-pay (cash only) on Monday, Aug. 8, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Hocking County Fairgrounds – Soil & Water conference room (first set of glass double doors). Please arrive early as spaces are limited and are first come, first served (line forms around 5:30 p.m.) Cost is $60 per female and $30 per male. The cat clinics will be held on Sunday, Aug. 14 and Sunday, Aug. 21 .
LOGAN, OH
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Fair Entries, Camping, Parking and More Accepted Aug. 5-6 at Fairgrounds

POMEROY, Ohio – This weekend, Friday August 5 and Saturday, August 6 the Secretary’s office will be open for those who want to get registered for open class entries from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. A wide variety of items can be entered from baking/canning items, quilts, photography, fruits, vegetables, flowers, antique farm equipment, animals and so much more. In order to enter one must have a season or membership pass which can be purchased when registering entries.
POMEROY, OH

All aboard the ice cream train

NELSONVILLE – The Hocking Valley Scenic Railway will be offering a steam-powered ice cream train on Aug. 19 in conjunction with a local concession business. The train will depart the Nelsonville Depot at 6 p.m. and will last about two hours. Rare steam locomotive No. 3 will pull the train. Tickets for the event may be purchased at www.hvsry.org. Tickets are $21 for children, $27 for seniors/military and $30 for...
NELSONVILLE, OH
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The 10 best hotels in Parkersburg, United States

Discover the best hotels in Parkersburg, West Virginia including Holiday Inn Express & Suites Parkersburg East, an IHG Hotel, The Blennerhassett Hotel, Hampton Inn & Suites Parkersburg Downtown, Sleep Inn & Suites Parkersburg-Marietta, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Parkersburg East, an IHG Hotel, Quality Inn Parkersburg North-Vienna, The Blennerhassett Hotel, TownePlace Suites by Marriott Parkersburg, Motel 6 Parkersburg, Red Roof Inn Parkersburg.
PARKERSBURG, WV
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6 hotels in Mineral Wells: Best hotel deals for 2023

Discover the best hotels in Mineral Wells, West Virginia including Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Mineral Wells/Parkersburg, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Parkersburg - Mineral Wells, an IHG Hotel, Comfort Suites Mineral Wells, Q Express Inn & Suites, Hampton Inn Parkersburg-Mineral Wells, Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Mineral Wells/Parkersburg.
MINERAL WELLS, WV
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