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Pharmacy sued by West Virginia parents for improper dosage of COVID-19 to son

A West Virginia couple claims their teenage son received an improper dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at a Kroger pharmacy and is suffering from lasting side effects. Two Davisville parents filed a lawsuit on June 24 in Wood County Circuit Court, one year after a student-employee at the local pharmacy administered an undiluted dose of the vaccine to their 15-year-old child, reported newsandsentinel.
WOOD COUNTY, WV
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Mullins indicted on murder charges by grand jury

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - A Wood County grand jury has indicted Eric Charles Mullins for the murder of Lisa Rogers, according to a news release from the Wood County Prosecutors Office. In November 2021, Rogers was found dead in a house near the corner of 13th and Latrobe Streets in...
PARKERSBURG, WV
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Metro News

DNR: Ohio River death victim was from out of state

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A man who died in a boating incident along the Ohio River near Parkersburg Friday is from out of state, according to the state Division of Natural Resources. DNR Cpt. Chris Lester did not release the man’s identity to MetroNews on Wednesday, but he did say...
PARKERSBURG, WV
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Tasty Tuesday: Mr. Bee

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - In this edition of Tasty Tuesday, Kevin visits Mr. Bee Potato Chips in Parkersburg. Watch the video above and tune in for Tasty Tuesday every Tuesday on 5 News.
PARKERSBURG, WV
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Wood County parents sue over alleged improper COVID-19 vaccine dose

PARKERSBURG — Two Davisville parents have filed a lawsuit alleging their teenage son suffered immediate and lasting side effects after receiving an improper dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at a local pharmacy. The complaint was filed June 24 in Wood County Circuit Court, one year after the plaintiffs say...
WOOD COUNTY, WV
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Car crashes into pole and causes minimal damage to Truist Bank

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - At 1:56 p.m. a call came in reporting a pickup truck running into a pole at the intersection of 8th Street and Avery Street. When Parkersburg police department arrived to the scene they determined that no injuries from the crash was life threatening but one involved in the crash was transported to Camden Clark for precautionary measures.
PARKERSBURG, WV
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Former Wood County Sheriff Stephen Greiner dies

PARKERSBURG — Former Wood County Sheriff Stephen Greiner was remembered as a dedicated professional and a good friend. Stephen Finley Greiner, 76, of Vienna, passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2022, at WVU Camden Clark Medical Center after a short illness. He worked for West Virginia Division of Highways,...
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Alfred “Bud” Orland Ellis

Alfred “Bud” Orland Ellis, 83, of Belpre, left his sick body with a bang July 4, 2022. Per Bud’s request there will be no visitation or service.
BELPRE, OH
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Obituary: Hollister, William Carl

WILLIAMSTOWN, W.Va. (WTAP) - William Carl Hollister, 74, AKA Gomer and Poppi of 302 Front St., Williamstown, WV punched the throttle down with one last “Boogity boogity!” On his way to the pearly gates to help “God Shuffle His Feet” Tuesday, July 5th, 2022. Bill was...
WILLIAMSTOWN, WV
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Obituary: Fought, Helen Beatrice

ELIZABETH, W.Va. (WTAP) - Helen Beatrice Fought, 81, of Elizabeth, WV, passed away at her home on July 5, 2022, under the care of Hospice, after a courageous battle with dementia. She was born in Newark, WV, to the late Donnie Reed, but was placed in foster care. She attended...
ELIZABETH, WV

Fugitive sex offender captured on out of state warrants

AUBURN, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Ritchie County Sheriff’s Office recently located and detained a fugitive sex offender in the Auburn area. According to a Saturday report from the sheriff’s office, Robert A. Whiting Jr., a fugitive from Maryland, had been staying in the Auburn area. Authorities had...
AUBURN, WV
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Obituary: Ellis, Alfred “Bud” Orland

BELPRE, Ohio (WTAP) - Alfred “Bud” Orland Ellis, 83, of Belpre left his sick body with a bang July 4, 2022. He was born in Roane County, Spencer, October 13, 1938. Bud was proceeded by his parents, Coy A. Ellis and Blondenia Walker, and his sister Maxine Carpenter.
BELPRE, OH
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Obituary: Burton, Dale “Wayne”

MINERAL WELLS, W.Va. (WTAP) - Dale “Wayne” Burton, 84, of Mineral Wells, West Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, at WVU Medicine Camden Clark surrounded by his loved ones. Wayne was born March 14, 1938. A son of the late Charles and Zona Burton. He was...
MINERAL WELLS, WV
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Obituary: Butler, Billy Dwain

ARNOLDSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Billy Dwain Butler, 77, of Arnoldsburg, WV, passed away on Monday, July 4, 2022, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg, WV. He was born on December 28, 1944, in Akron, Ohio, a son of the late Everett and Lear Butler Wears. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and...
ARNOLDSBURG, WV
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West Virginia Junior College expands nursing program to Wood County

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WV News) — West Virginia Junior College has expanded its Hybrid Online Nursing Program to Wood County to help solve health care disparities and worker shortages through a partnership with WVU Medicine Camden Clark. “We launched the Hybrid Online Nursing Program in 2021 in response to the...
WOOD COUNTY, WV
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Downtown Parkersburg WesBanco displaying Rhodes art throughout July

PARKERSBURG — Christine Rhodes will exhibit her mixed-medium paintings at WesBanco Bank in July. Rhodes is a native West Virginian and lifelong artist. She is the president of the West Virginia Watercolor Society. She is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society and West Virginia Watercolor Society and...
PARKERSBURG, WV
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Obituary: Mitchell, Bubby Dean

ARNOLDSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Bubby Dean Mitchell, 84, of Arnoldsburg, WV, passed away on Monday, July 4, 2022, at Charleston Area Medical Center-Memorial, Charleston, WV. He was born March 8, 1938, in Liverpool, WV, a son of the late Roy and Janie Rhoades Mitchell. He is survived by daughters Jill...
ARNOLDSBURG, WV
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