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Two-county police chase ends in two injuries, one arrest

NEWPORT, Ohio. (WTAP) - A two-county police chase that occurred late Tuesday night in Ohio resulted in two injuries and one person arrested. Robert Dalrymple was arrested and charged with failure to comply, a third-degree felony, and assault, a fourth-degree felony. According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page,...
NEWPORT, OH
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Local shelter is overwhelmed with dogs

MARIETTA, Ohio. (WTAP) - The Humane Society of the Ohio Valley is currently over capacity with dogs. Shelter Director Karissa Reynolds said of the situation, “The dogs have just been kind of overwhelming. They’re coming from everywhere.”. While June and July tend to be the shelter’s busiest intake...
MARIETTA, OH
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Former St. Marys police clerk facing jail time

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - A former St. Marys police department employee is facing jail time after officials say she admitted to perjury in the investigation into the now-suspended “Slow Down for the Holidays” program. According to a news release from the Department of Justice, Carolyn Taylor, 40 years...
SAINT MARYS, WV
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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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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
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

SMITH: Are you Thirsty?

If the News and Sentinel had any more water stops it could officially become a swim meet. I’m only exaggerating a little. Hydration is important. The hotter it gets and the harder you run relates directly to how much liquid you need to drink before, during and after a long race.
PARKERSBURG, WV
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Vienna resident wins lifetime fishing license

CHARLESTON — A resident of Vienna won a lifetime fishing license in the West Virginia Gold Rush giveaway, the Division of Natural Resources said. Camel Garvin Jr. of Vienna was among five winners of the lifetime fishing license. The division on Thursday announced 34 anglers received prizes for cabin...
VIENNA, WV
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Jax seeking best buddy

SHARON — Jax is a big 2-year-old male who acts more like a dog than a cat. This orange and white beauty is a very confident boy and will run to greet his family. He likes to ride on shoulders and will be a best buddy. Jax is fine with respectful dogs, but there should be no other cats in the house. For information about adopting Jax, visit www.maggiesmissionrescue.org.
SHARON, OH
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