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New project on Jerry Dove Drive comes with $5.7 million price tag

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - For those wondering about the work taking place around United Hospital Center, it is not a new business. However, it is yet another substantial addition for the Bridgeport-based medical facility. Bridgeport Community Development Director Andrea Kerr said that UHC is doing a $5.7 million project that...
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State police search for missing Clarksburg man

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – West Virginia State Police are searching for a missing Clarksburg man. John Bryce Westerhausen, 58, was last seen in Clarksburg Tuesday, June 21 around 7:30 p.m. in a red 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, four-door truck possibly headed to the Grafton area. Westerhausen is 5-feet 7-inches, 220 pounds...
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UPDATE: Runaway teen found

UPDATE (June 28 (3:00 p.m.) According to a report from the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, Swiger has been located. ORIGINAL (Dec. 28 (10:30 a.m.) LUMBERPORT, W.Va. (WBOY) — The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is searching for what they say is a runaway juvenile who was last seen Monday evening at her Lumberport home. Deputies say […]

HCSO: Missing Lumberport teen found

CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - Officials with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office said Swiger was found Tuesday afternoon. The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing teen last seen in Lumberport. 13-year-old Kelse Mae Swiger was last seen at her home in Lumberport Monday evening. Anyone...

Abortion rights protesters rally at Harrison County Courthouse

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — Protesters rallied in front of the Harrison County Courthouse in downtown Clarksburg on Monday evening. The protest involved more than 100 people in support of abortion rights. Protesters said they were not happy about the Supreme Court’s decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which effectively overthrew the 50-year-old Roe […]

Tasty Tuesday: Franklin’s

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - In this edition of Tasty Tuesday, Kevin visits Franklin’s in Nutter Fort. Watch the video above and tune in for Tasty Tuesday every Tuesday on 5 News.
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Judith D. "Judy" McKown

Judith D. “Judy” McKown, age 74, of Newport, Ohio, died Saturday, June 25, 2022, at The Arbors at Marietta with her daughter by her side. She was born April 30, 1948, in Noble County, daughter of the late Harry L. and Edna E. Cobb Barlow. Judy was retired from Wal-Mart in Marietta. She spent many hours assisting with the Disabled American Veterans. She loved to play bingo and volunteered at bingo nights at the Newport Volunteer Fire Department. She also enjoyed gardening and flowers.

Q&A: Ghost hunter visits Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Kalani Ghost Hunter visited West Virginia yet again this weekend–first visiting The Old Hospital on College Hill in Williamson on Thursday and then Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston on Sunday. With nearly two million followers on TikTok, Kalani posts live videos of his ghost hunts on the video app as well as […]

Condition of Clarksburg shooting victim released

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — The man who was shot late Saturday night in Clarksburg is expected to survive, the Clarksburg Police Department announced Monday. The victim, a man who has yet to be identified, was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital after he was shot multiple times over the weekend. At the time of the incident, […]

West Virginia state police looking for missing person

The West Virginia State Police sent out a press release saying they are conducting a missing person investigation. State police say they are looking for John Bryce Westerhausen, 58 years old, of Clarksburg. Westerhausen was last seen in the Clarksburg area on the evening of Tuesday, June 21, 2022 around 7:30 PM driving a red, […]

Sheetz ‘lowers pain at the pump’ with lower prices on gas

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Sheetz announced on Monday it will “help reduce pain at the pump” on select types of gas through the July 4th holiday travel season. The price of Unleaded 88 will be reduced to $3.99 per gallon, and the price of E-85 fuel will be reduced to $3.49 per gallon.

Man helps local community by attempting to golf 117 holes

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Many of us enjoy hitting the golf course for 18 holes, but one local man is doing that 6.5 times over!. Jimmy Stemple is helping United Way and the local community by attempting to golf 117 holes all on foot at the Bridgeport Country Club. That...

Protest over Roe v. Wade breaks out in Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - A protest regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade broke out on Clarksburg’s Main St. in front of the Harrison County Commission Monday evening around 7 p.m. Demonstrators held up signs with phrases such as “reproductive rights are human rights,” and...

Philip Barbour Summer Spikeout hosts 16 teams for summer development

PHILIPPI, W.Va (WDTV) - Philip Barbour’s annual Summer Spikeout returned Tuesday, this year with 16 teams. Six area teams - Bridgeport, Tyler Consolidated, Robert C. Byrd, Ritchie County, Liberty and host Philip Barbour - participated in pool and bracket play. With volleyball being a fall sport, the summer is...

Update: Harrison County Missing Teen is Located

UPDATE: The juvenile has been located, according to the Sheriff's Department. No further information was made available. ORIGINAL: The Harrison County Sheriff's Office is attempting to locate Kelse Mae Swiger who is a 13-year-old female. She was last seen at her residence in Lumberport on the evening of June 27,...

Clarksburg residents protest overturn of Roe v. Wade

CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - Members of the Clarksburg community lined the street in front of the Harrison County Courthouse to share their dismay with the recent overturn of Roe v. Wade. There were people of all ages at the protest. Many chanted with signs encouraging everyone that passed to honk...