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Wood County implements new dog tag law

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Effective today Wood County has introduced a new law that requires all dogs to be given dog tags. You can find the dog tags at the Humane Society of Parkersburg or at the Wood County courthouse. 90 days from Jul 1 all dogs will be required...
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Vienna authorities accuse two of distributing fentanyl

VIENNA — The Vienna Police Department and the Parkersburg Violent Crimes and Narcotics Task Force arrested two people involved in distribution of suspected fentanyl. At about 1 p.m. Wednesday, the police department assisted the Parkersburg Violent Crimes and Narcotics Task Force in a search warrant at 1001 12th Ave. in Vienna, according to a press release from Police Chief Mike Pifer.
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One dead after Ohio River boat crash in Washington, WV

WOOD COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — Wood County 911 says one person died in a two-boat crash on the Ohio River in Washington, West Virginia. Responders included Washington Bottom Volunteer Fire Department (VFD), Blennerhassett VFD, Vienna VFD, plus the Wood County Sheriff’s Office and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WV DNR). Wood County 911 […]
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2 arrested in connection to overdose death

JACKSON COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – Two people are facing drug charges after a man was found dead in his home from what authorities believe was an overdose. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a call of a deceased person on Grasslick Road in Ripley. Deputies say when they arrived at the […]
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Deputies in Meigs County arrest three people for trafficking methamphetamine and fentanyl

MIDDLEPORT, Ohio (WCHS) — Deputies in Meigs County made three arrests Wednesday after conducting a drug trafficking investigation. Brian Estep, 55, of Peterstown, Tanyelle Estep, 44, of Huntington and Michael Taylor, 37, of Dayton have all been charged with possession and trafficking of methamphetamine and fentanyl, according to a news release from the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office.
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Three in Custody for Alleged ”Large Quantity of Crystal Methamphetamine”

POMEROY, Ohio – Three people are in custody following an multi-agency interdiction operation for alleged drug activity. According to Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 the Southeast Major Crimes Task Force along with officers from the Middleport Police Department and deputies with the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office conducted an interdiction operation near the Meigs and Gallia County line along State Route 7. Agents with the Major Crimes Task Force received information regarding three individuals that were allegedly traveling to Dayton, Ohio from Middleport to pick up a large quantity of crystal methamphetamine.
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Police: Second woman charged in Parkersburg shooting

PARKERSBURG — Another Parkersburg woman was arraigned recently in Wood County Magistrate Court for conspiracy in her involvement in an incident where a house on Virginia Avenue that was shot at on June 11. Elizabeth D. Leek, 18, Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of conspire to commit any...
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Firefighting Training in Parkersburg

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Captain Brian Drake with Parkersburg Fire Department was out this morning with his crew working on training. They were working on hooking up to hydrants and allowing the new firefighters to get practice laying hoses. Training like this is important according to Captain Drake because it...
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Fireworks at The Port Campground & Docks in Hockingport

The Port Campground & Docks has asked Hamburg Fireworks and Jerry's Fireworks Factory to make this year's free fireworks display more fantastic than past years. The Port campground and gate will be open for the community to come and enjoy the show. The Port Campground & Docks is located at...
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Mid-Ohio Valley readies Fourth of July celebrations

PARKERSBURG — A number of activities are planned in the Mid-Ohio Valley around the Fourth of July holiday. * The annual American Legion Post 15 Carnival and fireworks show will continue through Monday at City Park in Parkersburg with games, rides and concessions. Rides will be open 2-11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 1-11 p.m. Monday.
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Local veteran reflects on his years in the service

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Continuing our profiles of local veterans, we spoke with Darin Shrewsberry at the VFW on Friday. Darin Shrewsberry is a retired Sergeant First Class and the current VFW Post 1212 Commander. Retiring after 22.5 years, Shrewsberry joined the Army in September 1993, spending 6 years at...
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Williamstown Summer League concludes

WILLIAMSTOWN — Williamstown’s summer basketball league is the proverbial calm before the storm. Combining JV and varsity squads from around the area, 18 teams competed in the league, as Thursday afternoon saw fast-paced action en route to a league champion being crowned. Parkersburg South was hard at work...
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WTAP hosts VFW Independence Day event

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - WTAP hosted an independence day event at the VFW Post 1212. The event was held to honor veterans who fought for our freedom. WTAP offered a free lunch for the veterans that included hotdogs, coleslaw, drinks and more. Many veterans at the event said they were...
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Picture This: Golf – The Rules of the Game Quiz winner

The winner of the Golf: The Rules of the Game Quiz sponsored by Overhead Door has been announced. Steve Lewis received a $250 gift card from Lowe’s. From left are Lisa Northcraft, advertising director of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel; Ashley Gibson of Overhead Door; and Lewis. The quiz tested the entrant’s knowledge on the rules of the game. One winner was randomly chosen from all correct entries, of which there were 163. (Photo Provided)
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Fort Boreman swing installed Thursday Morning

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Crews started installing the new Almost Heaven swing at Fort Boreman Park Thursday morning. The large, handmade swing is one of nine placed around the state of West Virginia . Fort Boreman was one of the locations chosen to be a part of the pilot program.
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