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Man charged with 1995 murder is back in jail

MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) - A man charged in a 1995 Washington County murder case was back in court Friday. Scott Hickman is back in jail for violating bond orders and tampering with his monitoring device, according to Chief Deputy Mark Warden. Hickman was indicted on four counts of aggravated murder...
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Police looking for man that escaped from Marietta Memorial Hospital Belpre campus

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ohio (WTAP) - The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man they say escaped from Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Belpre campus. Travis Williams ran off before getting a psych evaluation. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office drone team, Belpre Police and a police dog are looking around 1850 State Route 618 to try and find him.
BELPRE, OH
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Warren survives late drama, draws with Jackson

VINCENT — Jackson’s last chance with a late throw-in during the 80th minute of action to set up a potential game-winning goal was headed out of danger by Warren senior Patrick McCarthy as the Warriors settled for a 1-1 tie here Wednesday night. Both squads had a pair...
JACKSON, OH
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Vienna road to close for water line work

VIENNA — River Road-First Avenue will be closed next week for the installation of a water line, the Vienna Utility Board said. The work will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday on River Road from 28th Street to 32nd Street.
VIENNA, WV
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BREAKING: Parkersburg Memorial Bridge closed indefinitely

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - According to a news release from the Parkersburg Bridge Partners, the Parkersburg Memorial Bridge is closed indefinitely due to continued traffic law violations. The bridge will be closed going in both directions. The release stated, “Our priority is the safety of our construction crew and the...
PARKERSBURG, WV
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Pride of Williamstown continues growing and improving under Corra

WILLIAMSTOWN, W.Va. (WTAP) - The Williamstown high school band is continuing to grow. Fourth-year band director, Jed Corra says the band has nearly doubled since 2019 to 49 members total. But the growing band size isn’t the only area the program is seeing improvement. Corra’s time with the Williamstown...
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Warren Local Schools preparing for students coming back to school

VINCENT, Ohio (WTAP) - “I think, truthfully, just the whole starting of the school year you can never beat that smell in the air of early Fall and walking around and seeing all the teachers back and everybody’s happy and excited to be here,” says Warren Local Schools superintendent, Kyle Newton.
VINCENT, OH
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Belpre City Schools students begin new year

BELPRE — Belpre City Schools kicked off the first day of its 2022-2023 staggered start on Thursday in a positive way, Superintendent Jeff Greenley said. Half of the district’s students began classes Thursday and the remainder will begin today as the district uses a staggered start to begin the school year.
BELPRE, OH
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LOCATED AT MCLEISH AUCTION CENTER ON MARGARET STREET, MARIETTA, OHIO, JUST OFF ST. RT. 7 NORTH, ONE MILE NORTH OF I-77, TURN LEFT AT THE END OF THE FORMER FAMILY FORD CAR LOT ONTO PRODUCTS LANE, SIGNS POSTED. FROM THE LIFETIME COLLECTION OF PAUL MILLER, WHO WAS AN OUTSTANDING COLLECTOR...
MARIETTA, OH
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Law enforcement searching for man near Belpre, Little Hocking

BELPRE — Area law enforcement officers are searching for a male who escaped after being brought to Marietta Memorial Hospital’s Belpre campus for a mental health evaluation. Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks said the man, identified as Travis Williams, was brought to the campus by Meigs County authorities....
BELPRE, OH
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Physician establishes scholarship in honor of grandfather’s legacy

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – George Gevas, M.D., delivered more than 10,000 babies over the span of his 40-year career as an obstetrician-gynecologist in. Parkersburg, West Virginia. He was known for his bedside manner and meticulous surgical skills. From an early age, he instilled patience and perseverance in his granddaughter, Mary...
PARKERSBURG, WV
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Picture This: Little Miss and Little Mister Parkersburg Homecoming winners

PARKERSBURG — From left, Norah Grose, 6, daughter of Candice and Jeff Grose of Parkersburg, was crowned Little Miss Parkersburg Homecoming and Jordan Scott, son of Erin Scott of Parkersburg, was crowned Little Mr. Homecoming for 2022. The pageant was Aug. 7 at the Blennerhassett Hotel under Pageant Director Gina Moore. Homecoming is Friday and Saturday. (Photo Provided)
PARKERSBURG, WV
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Wood County real estate transfers

PARKERSBURG — The following property transfers occurred in Wood County between July 25-29: * Cathy Asar and Mathew Sweeny executor of the estate of Robert Asar to M & J Enterprises of Marietta LLC, all interest tract 1.89 acres and tract 14.69 WV St Rt #14 and all interest 60th St less exception, Williams District, $650,000.
WOOD COUNTY, WV
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Culvert work to cause traffic delays

PARKERSBURG — Substantial delays are anticipated Winding Road about a mile from Red Hill Road between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. today for a culvert replacement. Flaggers will direct traffic. Inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances could change the schedule.
PARKERSBURG, WV
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