Ohio High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Monroe County Today - December 5
High school basketball action in Monroe County, Ohio is on the schedule today, and information on these games is available below, if you're looking for how to watch them. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!
Monroe man attempts home invasion with large knife
BERLIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The Monroe County Sheriff's Office reported a home invasion that occurred in the early morning hours on Monday, Dec. 4, 2023. According to authorities, the Monroe County Central Dispatch received a 911 call reporting that an unknown suspect was attempting to enter a home in the 9000 block of Olde Hickory Lane in Berlin Township.
A special shopping spree
NEW MARTINSVILLE — Some Christmas wishes came true for about 50 local children on Tuesday. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its annual “Shop with a Cop” event this week with shopping sprees on Tuesday and today at Walmart in New Martinsville. A total of 104 children were selected to shop with local law enforcement officers this year, and the sheriff’s office planned to take the students out to lunch at Quinet’s Restaurant in New Martinsville afterward on both days. About half of the children picked out toys, clothing and accessories on Tuesday.
Monroe County Deputies Help Make Kids’ Christmas Wishes Come True
Some Christmas wishes came true for about 50 local children on Tuesday. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its annual “Shop with a Cop” event this week with shopping sprees on Tuesday and today at Walmart in New Martinsville. A total of 104 children were selected to shop with local law enforcement officers this year, and the sheriff’s office planned to take the students out to lunch at Quinet’s Restaurant in New Martinsville afterward on both days. About half of the children picked out toys, clothing and accessories on Tuesday.
Man arrested on drugs, loaded gun charges after local traffic stop
MONROE COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) – A man was arrested on narcotics and drug charges following a traffic stop, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office social media. Derek Knowlton was driving a white Chevy in Clarington, Ohio just after 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 22 when Deputy Poling performed a traffic stop. K9 Deputy Miller arrived […]
Monroe deputies arrest man who made false reports
WOODSFIELD — Monroe County sheriff’s deputies made an arrest after receiving a false report of a shooting. According to a news release from Sheriff Charles Black Jr., the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office received a call around 12:54 a.m. Monday from Larry Pruitt of Woodsfield. During the call, Pruitt allegedly said that a male had been shot in the leg below the knee.
Man arrested after he allegedly calls police to report a man shot in the knee but it never really happened
MONROE COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) – A man called the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday to report a shooting, but the incident never actually happened, according to the department’s social media. Larry Pruitt, no age or address listed, reportedly called police just before 1 p.m. Tuesday afternoon to report a male shot in the leg below […]
The Timeless Charm of Foreaker: A Glimpse into Ohio's Covered Bridge Legacy
In the serene landscape of Monroe County, Ohio, the Foreaker Covered Bridge, also known as the Weddle Bridge, stands as an enduring symbol of Graysville's history. Built in 1887, this architectural marvel is one of the few remaining covered bridges in Ohio, showcasing the resourcefulness of 19th-century American engineering. Its intricate multiple kingpost truss design, executed in native white oak, reflects the craftsmanship that was essential for traversing the Little Muskingum River in the area affectionately dubbed the 'Switzerland of Ohio.'
Monroe County Sheriff’s Office reports finding drugs, gun during traffic stop
CLARINGTON — The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office reported that deputies discovered drugs and a loaded pistol during a traffic stop around 4:33 p.m. Nov. 22 in Clarington. According to a press release from Sheriff Charles Black Jr., Deputy Will Poling performed the traffic stop and identified the driver as Derek Knowlton of Clarington.
Weekly Safety Report: Fentanyl Stamps Seized in Traffic Stop, Fire Destroys Family's Cabin in Monroe County, Ohio
This week in Monroe County, Ohio, two incidents occurred that require attention in the weekly safety report. In the first incident, Ohio deputies arrested a couple from West Virginia after discovering a significant amount of Fentanyl Stamps during a traffic stop on Ohio State Route 7. The second incident involved a fire that destroyed a cabin belonging to a family who had been living a simple lifestyle for over 50 years. Fortunately, no one was injured in the fire, but the family lost everything they owned.
Knowlton Bridge project to be complete by next year
WOODSFIELD — Despite a catastrophic collapse, a 136-year-old treasure in Monroe County is being revived. The Knowlton Covered Bridge restoration project is moving forward as county crews cut down the remaining timber needed for the project. “We are making progress,” Monroe County Commissioner Mick Schumacher said, noting that the...
Monroe County residents get the chance to vote on student snow plow art
MARIETTA — Students in Monroe County have added their artistic touch to Ohio Department of Transportation snow plows, and now community members have a chance to pick their favorite. The plows were recently painted by students at the following schools:. ∫ River Elementary. ∫ Beallsville High School. ∫ River...
Man in Ohio allegedly steals and damages Christmas baby figure from historic theatre, “There is no I’m sorry”
Police in Ohio are looking to find a subject that allegedly stole a Christmas baby figure from a historic theater in Ohio. The Monroe Theatre in Monroe County says a man came in front of their theatre and vandalized a baby buggy and stole a baby figurine from the baby buggy. “There is no “I’m […]
Monroe County Sheriff’s Office makes two arrests after finding ‘large quantity of fentanyl’
WOODSFIELD — K9 Deputy David Miller of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office performed a traffic stop for multiple violations at 3:34 p.m. Saturday on State Route 7 in Hannibal according to a press release from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. The driver was identified as Robin Utt...
Police stop Ohio man on Ohio State Route 7 and find a loaded firearm
OHIO– Ohio Deputies say they performed a traffic stop and found a loaded firearm during a a search. Monroe County Sheriff Deputies say they performed a traffic stop on a Red Chevy Avalanche for multiple violations on SR 7 in Jackson Twp. The driver of the vehicle was identified as a Curt Hendershot, age 52 […]
Ohio police find West Virginia couple in a BMW with large quantity of Fentanyl Stamps during traffic stop on Ohio State Route 7
OHIO– Deputies in Ohio said they arrested two people from West Virginia after they found a large quantity of Fentanyl Stamps during traffic stop on Ohio State Route 7. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said they performed a traffic stop on a White BMW for multiple infractions on SR 7 in Hannibal Ohio. The driver […]
Hannibal traffic stop unveils large Fentanyl stash, New Martinsville residents arrested
Monroe County, Ohio — A traffic stop in Hannibal turned up drugs, including Fentanyl, over the weekend. It took place along State Route 7 in Monroe County. Driver Robin Utt and passenger Chelsea Briggs, both from New Martinsville, were arrested after K-9 Max indicated the presence of narcotics and a search took place.
Governor will appoint successor for 7th District Court of Appeals Judge David D’Apolito
YOUNGSTOWN — With David D’Apolito’s planned Jan. 1 resignation from the 7th District Court of Appeals, Gov. Mike DeWine will appoint his successor to fill out the final year of the term — and give the appointee an advantage in the Republican primary for the seat.
High-speed police pursuit ends in Toledo Meijer parking lot
Breaking news: A high-speed chase starting in Monroe County ends dramatically in a North Toledo Meijer parking lot. A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy uses a vehicle to stop a suspect in a white sedan, who is now being booked at Lucas County Jail.
Monroe County Sheriff’s Office makes two arrests after finding narcotics and firearms
WOODSFIELD — Monroe County sheriff’s deputies arrested two Woodsfield residents on Wednesday after discovering narcotics and illegally owned firearms. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint about an ATV at 10:36 p.m. Wednesday on Stonehouse Road in Wayne Township, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. The caller said that the ATV was driving through their yard.