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One person taken to the hospital after car crashes into house

MINERAL WELLS, W.Va. (WTAP) - One person was taken to the hospital after their car crashed into a house in Mineral Wells. Officials with the Wood County Sheriff’s Office said they received a call around 5:30 p.m. from a neighbor who witnessed the crash. It occurred on the 400 block of Jefferson Drive.
MINERAL WELLS, WV
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Athens County – Bridgeman Died by Suicide Autopsy Confirms, Coon Charged with Crimes Related

ATHENS, Ohio – The Athens County Coroner’s Office’s investigation of the death of Bryan Kyle Bridgeman, of Nelsonville, has concluded that Bridgeman died by suicide. Bridgeman, 30, was last seen on June 4, 2021. He reportedly left the house with $80 to allegedly purchase a video game at a private residence. When he did not return, his family reported him missing.
ATHENS COUNTY, OH
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Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Independence Day events begin early in Ripley, Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG — A pair of early events will kick of the Independence Day celebrations and activities this week in Parkersburg and Ripley. In Parkersburg, the annual American Legion Post 15 carnival and fireworks show will begin Thursday and run through July 4 at City Park with games, rides and concessions.
PARKERSBURG, WV
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Vienna making emergency utility repairs; water service impacted

VIENNA, W.Va. (WTAP) - The City of Vienna is making emergency utility repairs Tuesday, June 28. The work will start at 11 a.m. on the 600 block of Grand Central Avenue and last approximately 2 hours. Water service will be interrupted during the work. The water service will impact both...
VIENNA, WV
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Ohio Valley Speedway hosts 14th Annual Greg Schilling Memorial Race

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - The Ohio Valley Speedway hosted their 14th Annual Greg Schilling Memorial Race night. Schilling was a former racer at the Ohio Valley Speedway before he passed away in 2008 due to a colon cancer diagnosis he received in 2003. Since then, the Ohio Valley Speedway has...
PARKERSBURG, WV

Bartender of the Week

By Miles Layton For the ANews Meet Cole Group, 22, who has been working as a bartender at Tony’s Tavern for more than seven months. Hailing from Dayton before moving to Athens, Cole’s favorite adult beverage is beer and he enjoys serving beer each night of the week, but especially on Saturday. ...
ATHENS, OH
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Pet of the Week: Sugar from the Humane Society of Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Meet Sugar! WTAP’s Pet of the Week!. Sugar is a boxer mix dog from the the Humane Society of Parkersburg. Sugar is just over one year old, and she always is looking for a chance to sit with any person! Sugar loves to receive as many pets as she can. She is good with people of all ages, other dogs and cats.
PARKERSBURG, WV
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Look Back: Landmarks come and go

An Old Landmark: “Dutch” Henry’s Resort Will Soon Be No More. The old brick house above Riverside, which has been for years known as “Dutch” Henry’s home, is sliding into the river [the Ohio]. The waters have washed away the banks adjoining the house, gradually encroaching upon the foundation walls, until at last the old mansion is about to go.
PARKERSBURG, WV
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Advice from a vet: how to keep your dogs safe in the summer heat

MINERAL WELLS, W.Va. (WTAP) - Your kids aren’t the only ones you should be keeping an eye out for in the summer heat. Your dogs can suffer from heat stroke too. Veterinarian and owner of a local practice Leslie Elliott said dogs are actually more sensitive to the heat than us so, if you’re uncomfortable, chances are your dog is too.
MINERAL WELLS, WV
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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.
MARIETTA, OH
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The Great American Petting Farm is back for the 31st year

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - The Great American Petting Farm is back for its 31st year. Families got to pet and feed a variety of animals at the Emerson Avenue Piggly Wiggly in Parkersburg. The petting farm has free roaming llamas, goats, sheep, pigs and even a wallaby. Petting Farm Co-Owner,...
PARKERSBURG, WV
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After a series of delays, Kiser’s Barbecue may soon open at new location

ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) – Kiser’s Barbeque is in the early stages of construction at its new location on East State Street with hopes of opening in the coming months. The family owned restaurant closed its location in the Athens mall when its lease ended in February 2020 and put off opening a new location because of the pandemic.
ATHENS, OH
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Blennerhassett State Park is a trip back in time

Nestled in the Appalachian foothills, where the Little Kanawha River and the Ohio River join together, is the city of Parkersburg, West Virginia. I had driven by multiple times before I finally decided to stop and explore. I had heard about sternwheeler rides and Blennerhassett State Park. I knew I wouldn’t regret getting off the freeway for a few hours.
PARKERSBURG, WV
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Great American Petting Farm scheduled for Piggly Wigglys

PARKERSBURG — The Great American Petting Farm will roost at local Piggly Wiggly supermarkets Thursday and Friday. The petting farm will be at Piggly Wiggly on Emerson Avenue on Thursday and at the Plum Street Piggly Wiggly on Friday. Admission is any purchase for any amount at the grocery,...
PARKERSBURG, WV

House of Blues

Myrtle Beach, S.C.–It’s 10 a.m. on Sunday. It’s time for brunch. Where to go? There are the usual spots, the chains, but not much for that special Sunday morning meal. Let’s try the House of Blues located at Barefoot Landing. The restaurant is packed on Sunday, but there’s a table open at the end of the bar. Paint is scuffed off the chairs and booths to make them look old.
MYRTLE BEACH, SC
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New Marshfield Rabbit Rescue Helps Domestic Bunnies Find Forever Homes

MARSHFIELD, WI (OnFocus) – Brittany Graves officially started Oscar’s Rabbit Rescue in April 2022, but has been unofficially rescuing bunnies since last autumn. She hopes to help prevent the increasing dumping of domestic bunnies locally by providing education, resources, and an alternative option. “In September, a friend found...
MARSHFIELD, WI
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