Washington County, OH


Belpre man sentenced to 29 years in prison related to drug crimes

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ohio. (WTAP) - On Wednesday, May 25, a Belpre man was sentenced to 29 years in prison for drug crimes committed back in June of 2020 in Washington County Common Pleas Court. According to Washington County Prosecutor Nicole Coil, Tytus Shields was found guilty on seven felony accounts...
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Washington State Community College to Receive State Funding

COLUMBUS, Ohio – State Representatives Don Jones (R-Freeport) and Jay Edwards (R-Nelsonville) announced the State Controlling Board has approved the release of $147,600.00 for improving campus safety on the Washington State Community College Campus in Marietta, Washington County. “Public Safety of those attending Washington State Community College is always...
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

No new information in Washington County officer-involved shooting

BELPRE — No new details were released Friday in the fatal shooting of a suspect by a Washington County Sheriff’s deputy following an early morning pursuit Thursday on Ohio 339. The name of the deceased and the deputy, who has been placed on administrative leave per department policy,...
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Suspect slain after pursuit in Washington County

BELPRE — An approximately four-mile stretch of Ohio 339 was closed for about half the day Thursday as state investigators processed the scene of a vehicle pursuit that ended with a suspect dead following an officer-involved shooting. “As a result of the officer’s contact with the suspect, there were...
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One dead after police pursuit in Washington County

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ohio – One man is dead after a pursuit on Ohio 339 in Washington County ended with shots fired north of Belpre, a spokesman from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said. The pursuit started around 4:15 a.m Thursday as the suspect fled south on Ohio 339...
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Frontier baseball wins sectional title; Belpre softball ousted

NEW MATAMORAS — Frontier is the last baseball team standing in Washington County. The fourth-seeded Cougars bested eighth-seeded Malvern 8-1 in a Division IV sectional final Thursday. “This was the goal,” said Frontier head coach Kurt Satterfield. “That was the World Series for us. This was a long time...

Enrichment Center Dedication

On May 16, 2022, Washington Township dedicated the Washington Township RecPlex West building in memory of Joyce C. Young, former Township Trustee. Joyce was a remarkable woman and a champion for Township residents. She was proud to call Washington Township her home and she worked hard to create a thriving community that would last for many generations. As a strong proponent of the impact of local government, she was always encouraging those around her to get involved and her name was synonymous with community volunteerism and leadership.