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Woman dies after shootout with police in Guernsey County

GUERNSEY COUNTY, Ohio — A woman was pronounced dead after an exchange of gunfire with police in Guernsey County on Friday night. Police say the woman had an active arrest warrant and did not stop for police in Barnesville. A pursuit ensued and went into Guernsey County. The statement...
GUERNSEY COUNTY, OH
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Madison Wine sentencing continued

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) -A woman found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder will wait a little bit longer to be sentenced. Madison Wine had a sentencing hearing Monday in Judge JD Beane’s court. Her defense lawyer asked the court to continue the sentencing because he wants transcripts to help him with post-trial motions.
PARKERSBURG, WV
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Belmont County woman dead after gunfire exchange with police

GUERNSEY COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) — The Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office released this statement concerning the death of a Barnesville, Ohio woman in a shootout with law enforcement officers Friday night: “Sheriff Jeffrey D. Paden said that on Friday June 24th shortly before 9:30 p.m. his deputies were requested to assist in a vehicle pursuit on US […]
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12 charged in Ohio prostitution sting; West Virginia man 1 of 12

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Ohio (WCMH) — Twelve people are facing prostitution charges in Fairfield County after a sting operation this past week. The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office said the operation, called a “John Sting,” was held on Friday, June 24, in Pickerington. Detectives with the sheriff’s office’s investigations bureau worked undercover targeting people who “perpetuate the […]
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, OH
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Captina Conservancy in Barnesville to have gray fox talk

BARNESVILLE , Ohio – The Captina Conservancy will be hosting regular talks with scientist and researchers on a variety of topics. The first talk will feature Dr. Suzie Prange of Appalachian Wildlife Research Institute, sharing details of her research on gray foxes. Main Street Barrel House is partnering with...
BARNESVILLE, OH
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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

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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J’s Bar and Grill looking to keep costs low while expenses increase

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - As food prices continue to increase, local businesses are trying their best to keep customers in mind during these hard times. Co-owner of J’s Bar and Grill, Josh Argabrite says that expenses to provide food for customers is increasing. Close to costs businesses saw during...
PARKERSBURG, 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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How people stayed cool during the hottest day of the year

MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) - With temperatures above 90 degrees, people are trying to find ways to cool down from the heat. One way that many people chose a way to cool down is by taking a visit to the Marietta Aquatic Center for a quick dip in the pool. The...
MARIETTA, OH

Taking ice cream to the extreme

You'll find many choices for a cool ice cream treat on a hot summer day at KIK Extreme Desserts at the Parkway Center on Southgate Parkway. Austin and Kylee Cobb have taken on the challenge of opening an ice cream business with some special treats. Their delicacies include extreme milkshakes, rolled ice cream, and cotton candy burritos.
CALDWELL, OH
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Gold/silver coins, antiques, guns, and misc.

Located east of Barnesville off State Route 147, signs posted. GOLD & SILVER COINS: 1854 – 3 dollar gold (Indian Princes), 1909d 5 dollar gold piece, 2 1884 uncirculated Carson City dollars, 1877s Trade dollar, 1883-ms63 dollar, 45 Morgan & Peace silver dollars, 1964d quarter, 1903 V nickels, 4 Barber dimes (92,97,98, 99), 5 Barber dimes (01-02-03-04-07), coin cases, books, supplies, plus more.
BARNESVILLE, OH
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Vienna Ice Cream Social Returns

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - It’s the unofficial start of the summer season in the MOV. The Vienna Ice Cream Social was held Friday evening to help raise funds for the Vienna Fire Department. The event has not been held for the last two years, thanks to Covid-19 and the...
VIENNA, WV
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United Way Alliance adds new aspect to their upcoming 5k

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - The United Way 5k will be back running on July 16. The annual 5k will be introducing a new way to exercise to the event. Rucking will be introduced to those who participate in the 5k. You’re probably asking what is rucking?. Rucking is a...
PARKERSBURG, WV
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

‘Children of the Blennerhassett Mansion’ program slated for June 18

PARKERSBURG — The summer Saturday History Series continues this month on Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park. The June 18 program is called “Children of the Blennerhassett Mansion” and will provide information about the children of the famous family. The program is designed for young people in grades 3-6 accompanied by parent(s) or grandparent(s).
PARKERSBURG, WV
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