Special News 17 Jun 2021

On 16 Jun 2021 Agents with the Major Crimes Task Force and Washington County Special Response Team executed a search warrant at 112 Knox Street, Apt. 23, Marietta, Washington County, Ohio. Agents encountered Mageed Dunor, Heather Thompson and three other subjects. After securing the residence, a small baggie containing an...
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Ohio man admits to methamphetamine and firearms charges

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – John Palmer, of Lore City, Ohio, has admitted to drug and firearms charge, Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. Palmer, 57, pleaded guilty today to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine” and one count of “Unlawful Possession of Firearm as a Felon.” Palmer, a person prohibited from having a firearm because of a prior conviction, admitted to having methamphetamine and two pistols in February 2018 in Harrison County.
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Wheeling, WVParkersburg News & Sentinel

Williamstown beats Central, punches ticket to state

WHEELING — After a 5-11 start to the season, Wheeling Central’s baseball team found its confidence — going 9-4 the rest of the way and staving off elimination four times in the postseason. There would not be a fifth, however, as Williamstown upended the Maroon Knights 5-3 in Wednesday’s Class...
Cambridge, OHYour Radio Place

Mr. John S. Hazinakis

He was born August 30, 1966 in Cambridge, son of the late Stephen J. Hazinakis and Diane M. (Funk) Hazinakis. Mr. Hazinakis was a former tree trimmer and construction worker. He enjoyed fishing and was an avid fan of the Steelers. He loved spending time with his grandchildren. In addition...
Vienna, WVWTAP

Free Yoga at the Point every Wednesday this summer until September

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Wednesday evening was a beautiful day to do some Yoga at Point Park. Yoga at the Point kicked off in May and runs each Wednesday until the last Wednesday in September. A different yoga teacher from Full Circle Yoga in Vienna leads the class each week. A different business sponsors each class, so it is free to the community.
Wood County, WVWTAP

PHS principal is West Virginia Principal of the Year

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Parkersburg High School Principal Kenny DeMoss has been chosen as West Virginia’s Principal of the Year by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP). DeMoss will represent the state at the NASSP National Principal of the Year Institute in September in Washington, D.C. In his...
Byesville, OHYour Radio Place

E. Joyce Thompson

E. Joyce Thompson, age 84 of Byesville passed away on Monday, June 14, 2021 at Altercare of Cambridge. She was born on January 22, 1937 in Masontown, PA, a daughter of the late Fred and Josephine (Owens) McManis. Joyce was a graduate of Byesville High School. She was a member...
Athens County, OHParkersburg News & Sentinel

Athens County man charged with involuntary manslaughter

ATHENS, Ohio — An Athens County man was charged with involuntary manslaughter on Sunday following an assault, Sheriff Rodney Smith said. Justin Pennington, 35, of Guysville, was arrested around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Smith said. The sheriff’s department shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday was dispatched to 3449 Sargent Road in Shade...
Woodsfield, OHWTOV 9

What's next for the main intersection in Woodsfield?

MONROE COUNTY, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Transportation is looking to make safety improvements to a Woodsfield intersection. And there's been community concern over the proposed changes. ODOT now has two options for the village to consider, and both involve keeping the historic islands that make the intersection unique.
Marietta, OHMarietta Times

Friends of Library to hold fundraiser Saturday

Local residents looking for books to read this summer can expect bargains at the Friends of the Library used book sale. The sale, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, will be on the lawn of the Washington County Public Library annex this year, said Katherine Pekruhn, president of the board of the Marietta Friends of the Library.
Williamstown, WVWTAP

Williamstown baseball advances to state tournament

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTAP) - After an upset win in the Class A Region 1 Sectional tournament, the Williamstown Yellow Jackets continue to survive and advance. Williamstown got a win in their best of three series against Wheeling Central in the Class A Region 1 tournament, winning Game 3, 5-3. They...
Parkersburg, WVWTAP

At least one person transported to hospital following two-vehicle crash

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - At least one person was transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle crash in Parkersburg late-Monday night. Wood County Dispatch could not confirm if there were any injuries suffered in the crash at the intersection of Emerson and Murdoch Avenues, but did confirm that a truck and SUV were the two vehicles involved.
Wood County, WVWTAP

Delays expected in Wood County

WOOD COUNTY, W.Va. (WTAP) - West Virginia Division of Highways announces substantial delays on WV 31, Williamstown Pike, beginning on Thursday, June 17, according to Jared Evans, District Three Maintenance Engineer. WVDOH will be performing several culvert replacements on WV 31, Williamstown Pike, beginning approximately 0.7 miles from the intersection...
Parkersburg, WVParkersburg News & Sentinel

Parkersburg Art Center thanks Downtown Ambassadors

PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Art Center recently got a helping hand from the Downtown Ambassadors Program on some projects and returned the favor with art classes. The center is working to convert neighboring 713 Market St. into a larger market space, where local artists can sell their wares and other art-related nonprofits can have merchandise, according to Jessie Siefert, managing director of the Parkersburg Art Center. But they found they needed more helping hands than they had on staff, she said.
Parkersburg, WVParkersburg News & Sentinel

Market Street lighting

PARKERSBURG — City of Parkersburg electrician Kevin Somerville attaches decorative lights on a line in the 500 block of Market Street Wednesday afternoon. City crews installed poles to string the lights in the 400, 500 and 600 blocks of Market Street recently to match the lights that have hung over the 700 block for several years. The $14,711.56 for the project is coming from the general fund. (Photo by Evan Bevins)