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Two shooting suspects are involved in DUI crash

BELPRE, Ohio. (WTAP) - About thirty minutes after being dispatched to the scene of a robbery in which a minor was shot, law enforcement was called to the scene of a DUI. Two of the shooting suspects were involved. The driver, 20 year old Michael Walker McCauley, is in custody....
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Part of US 50 will be closed Sunday

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - If you are looking to travel down U.S. 50 Sunday, you might want to plan for a detour. The road will be closed at the intersection of Interstate 77 at milepost 9.8. The closure will last from 3 AM to 7 PM. Detours you can take,...
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Two arrested after police chase leaves two officers with minor injuries

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - The Wood County sheriff and a chief deputy were left with minor injuries as a result of a police chase over a stolen vehicle. While Sheriff Woodyard and Chief Deputy Mike Deem were not directly involved with the pursuit, they were providing assistance when they crashed into another vehicle.
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Police: Car chase from Belpre to Parkersburg nets two arrests

PARKERSBURG — An attempt to pull over a reportedly stolen vehicle in Belpre on Friday morning sparked a car chase that traveled into and around Parkersburg. Michael Westfall, 50, of Coolville, was arrested on two counts of fleeing with reckless indifference resulting in injury and possession of a stolen vehicle, Parkersburg Police Chief Matthew Board said.
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Belpre Area Veterans held a ceremony for Purple Heart Day

BELPRE, Ohio (WTAP) - The Belpre Area Veterans held a ceremony Sunday evening. The ceremony was to honor Purple Heart recipients as well as bring awareness to Agent Orange. Agent orange was a herbicide used in the Korean and Vietnam Wars that are causing veterans health issues. Bill Harpold is...
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Belpre juvenile shot Saturday afternoon remains in ICU

BELPRE — Belpre Police were dispatched to a possible shooting on Florence Street around 2 p.m. Saturday. The officers who arrived on scene found a 17-year-old male who had been shot in the abdomen, said Belpre Chief of Police Terry Williams. The victim was then transported to WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center and eventually Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. The victim is still in the ICU at this time, said Williams.
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Belpre Homecoming weathers rain

BELPRE — The Belpre Homecoming activities were rained on Saturday, but for the most part, the 90th edition of the festival wasn’t rained out. “It’s been a positive year,” said Terri Klingenberg, Homecoming coordinator for the nonprofit group organizing the festival. She said the Homecoming committee...
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Obituary: Lauer, Thelma L.

Thelma L. Lauer (The Pie Lady) of Whipple passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was born on November 10, 1934, in Marietta daughter of the late Clement and Monie Stewart Martin. Thelma was a founding member of the Fearing Twp. Volunteer Fire Dept., one...
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Norma Jeanne Goff

Norma Jeanne Goff, 85, of Parkersburg, passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2022. She was born March 5, 1937, in Ritchie County, WV, the only child of the late Harriet Keith Taylor and Rufas Taylor. She and her husband Carl L. Goff started the first grade together when she was 5-years-old...
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Obituary: Minnite, Sr., Patsy “Pat”

Patsy “Pat” Minnite, Sr., 82, of Vienna, WV, passed away Friday, August 5, 2022, at the Marietta Memorial Hospital ER, Belpre Campus. He was born December 27, 1939, in Meadowbrook, WV, a son of the late Pasquale “Patsy” and Rosa Oppedisano Minnite. Pat graduated in 1958...
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Marsha Ann (Gates) Kidder

Marsha Ann (Gates) Kidder, 63, passed away Aug. 5, 2022, at Stonerise Parkersburg. She was born Nov. 25, 1958, in Parkersburg, WV, a daughter of the late Eleanor and Cecil Gates. Marsha worked at Broughton’s, Coldwater Creek, and Fulton’s. She enjoyed crafting and rescuing cats. She is survived...
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WesBanco displaying Killian art at downtown Parkersburg branch

PARKERSBURG — Multi-media/eclectic artist Virginia Killian will exhibit her paintings at WesBanco Bank in August. She has been painting for over 74 years and received an art degree from Ohio University. Killian has studied and taken workshops and classes throughout her artistic career. For Killian painting and making art...
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Patsy “Pat” Minnite, Sr.

Patsy “Pat” Minnite, Sr., 82, of Vienna, WV, passed away Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, at the Marietta Memorial Hospital ER, Belpre Campus. He was born Dec. 27, 1939, in Meadowbrook, WV, a son of the late Pasquale “Patsy” and Rosa Oppedisano Minnite. Pat graduated in 1958...
VIENNA, WV
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Obituary: Hambrick II, Herman Casto

Herman Casto Hambrick II, died peacefully on August 5, 2022, at home in Marietta, Ohio. Herman was born April 8, 1933, in Spring Hill, West Virginia, the son of Herman Casto Hambrick and Evelyn Irene Chittum. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife June. Herman graduated from...
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Obituary: Goff, Norma Jeanne

Norma Jeanne Goff, 85, of Parkersburg, passed away Friday, August 5, 2022. She was born March 5, 1937, in Ritchie County, WV, the only child of the late Harriet Keith Taylor and Rufas Taylor. She and her husband Carl L. Goff started the first grade together when she was 5...
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