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Suspects apprehended in ongoing Mason County investigation
UPDATE: Two subjects being sought by authorities with the Mason Police Department have been successfully detained. Mason Police Chief McKinney confirmed the apprehension Thursday night of Lacie M. Hawley of Middleport, Ohio and Anthony R. Wervey, also of Middleport, Ohio. Various law enforcement entities are reported to have aided in the apprehension of the two […]
Meigs County authorities arrest five while serving warrants on two
RACINE — Five people were arrested Thursday in Meigs County after authorities from the Marshal’s Office in Racine and deputy sheriffs attempted to find two people wanted for conspiracy and grand larceny, the Marshal’s Office said. Officers went to the residence of Sherry Johnson, 29, 815 Main...
Fugitives Captured in Racine Residence
On September 28, 2023, Officers with the Racine Marshal’s Office, assisted by Deputies of the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office, went to the residence of Sherry Johnson, located at 815 Main Street in the Village of Racine. Officers were attemptingto locate Anthony Wervey, wanted for Conspiracy, and Lacie Hawley,...
School under lockdown for drug sweep, routine procedure sheriff says
POINT PLEASANT, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Mason County Sheriff Corey Miller has addressed the public on Friday regarding a lockdown instituted at Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School. Issuing a public service announcement, Sheriff Miller indicated that a drug sweep conducted at Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School was simply part of a routine procedure which will be […]
The Spectre of Shoddy Infrastructure
In a long-form piece in Popular Mechanics, author Colin Dickey details the story of the Silver Bridge collapse—a fatal failure of engineering forever tied to a mythical, flying creature. The Silver Bridge linking Point Pleasant, West Virginia and Gallipolis, Ohio, which opened in 1928, was a marvel in its...
Ultimate Fall Fun at Bob Evans’ 52nd Farm Festival
2 hours east of Cincinnati in Rio Grande, Ohio is the original Bob Evans farm and homestead! Annually, the homestead hosts the Farm Festival for families who want the ultimate fall farm experience with rides, music, entertainment and more. The Bob Evans Farm Festival kicks off Friday, October 13, 2023...
Radford Road closure announced
Athens County Engineer’s Office notified residents that as of Monday, Radford Road is closed to through-traffic south of the Whitlind intersection, between the address of 7207 Radford Road and 7320 Radford Road as Fields Excavating continues construction on the Athens County US 50 Sanitary Sewer Improvements Project. They anticipate working in this section for two weeks, the engineer’s office reported. Local traffic will be maintained for residents within the impacted area as well as for emergency personnel. Through traffic will be diverted via established detour.
‘Insist on acting like an ass, you will be arrested’ – Jackson County Sheriff
RIPLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Jackson County Sheriff RH Mellinger reserved some choice words for an unnamed individual or individuals last week following an apparent incident which occurred at the Jackson County Courthouse. The Sheriff called an unnamed addressee to task via social media, besmirching behavior involving the harassment, belittlement, and threatening of Jackson County Courthouse […]
Lincoln Square Ravenswood's 36th annual 'Apple Fest' ushers in autumn
The Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce is kicking off the fall season with their annual Apple Fest!
Alexander football grabs first TVC victory with beatdown of River Valley
BIDWELL — Desperately needing a victory after an unlucky stretch of injuries and results the past few weeks, Alexander snapped a three-game losing streak with a 21-0 shutout victory over River Valley (0-8, 0-5 Tri-Valley Conference-Ohio) on the road to grab its first TVC-Ohio victory of the season. The Spartans (2-5, 1-3 TVC-Ohio) were led once again by the dangerous aerial attack and the arm of Jordan Schulz. The star senior went 15-27 on the day for 192 yards, a score and an interception. Sam...
Bulldogs use big second half comeback to down Meigs
THE PLAINS — Tom Brady may have made it look easy, but competing year-in and year-out in a football conference isn’t as easy as it may seem. After a down season just a year ago, the Athens Bulldogs look like they’re ready to compete once again in the Tri-Valley Conference-Ohio division following a big victory Friday night over Meigs. The Bulldogs (3-4, 2-1 TVC-Ohio) were able to mount a second...
Things to know
Giveaway Set ALBANY — Airline Church of Christ will hold its annual clothing and household goods giveaway from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at its facility at 4477 State Route 681, Albany. Clothing for men, women, youth, children and infants will be available. Numerous household items, such as bedding, kitchen items and related items will be given away. ...
Mason County Sheriff's Office investigating illegal dump
MASON COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — The Mason County Litter Control is currently investigating an illegal dump that took place in the 25000 block of Kanawha Valley Road (817) in the Southside area, Mason County deputies said. According to a news release from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, the dumping...
Best 3 seafood restaurant in Gallipolis , Ohio
Disclaimer:This content is written with the help of AI. Red Lobster is a popular seafood chain restaurant that offers a variety of dishes, including lobster, crab, shrimp, and fish. Their most famous food recipe is their Cheddar Bay Biscuits, which are warm biscuits served with a cheddar cheese dipping sauce.
Pelotonia introduces exciting Gravel Day ride event in southeastern Ohio
Experience the thrill of Pelotonia's new Gravel Day ride event in southeast Ohio. This adventurous cycling event takes riders through miles of rugged terrain, adding a whole new level of excitement to Pelotonia's portfolio of events. Get ready for the ride of your life!
Ohio sheriff raises concerns over broken prison system, repeat offenders
GALLIA COUNTY, OH (WOWK) – The Gallia County Sheriff and Prosecuting Attorney are speaking out about the Ohio Prison System after someone they put behind bars three years ago was released just to commit the same crime one month later. The trend is called “Catch and Release.” “It is past time that we shine a […]
Fired local Walmart employee settles with company in discrimination suit
COLUMBUS – A Ravenswood, West Virginia man who sued Walmart after he lost his job at the Logan store has apparently settled with the company out of court. Plaintiff Jason Tingler claimed that he was fired because of a disability that had resulted from a workplace injury. Initially he filed a discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission. In January of this year the EEOC issued Tingler a “right to sue” notice, after which he filed a...
Summer Holiday Enforcement Grant Results September 1-3 2023
Meigs County Sheriff Scott Fitch announces the enforcement results from September for the Summer Holiday Enforcement Grant which ran from September 1 through September 3, 2023. This enforcement program is part of the Summer Holiday Enforcement Program Grant through the Ohio Traffic Safety Office. The Meigs County Sheriff’s Office received a grant total of $12,173.06 for 344 hours to conduct High Visibility Enforcement activities in areas of Meigs County in an effort to reduce fatal crashes. In September’s efforts, deputies worked 28 hours of overtime with the following results; Deputies conducted 17 traffic stops while working the overtime grant and issued 6 citations for speeding, 1 citation for driving under suspension, 1 citation for drug paraphernalia, 1 citation for fictitious license plates, and 1 citation for a marked lanes violation.