News of Record

Civil suits

In the Courts

PARKERSBURG — The following civil suits were recorded between Aug. 6-17 in the office of the Wood County Circuit Court Clerk: * Cecil I. Walker Machinery Co. v. Ohio Valley University Inc. * Richard M. Lemley v. Danette Daniell FKA Lemley * Gloria J. Stanley v. St. Joseph Health Center ...

Wood Sheriff

Police

PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Aug. 24: * On Aug. 23, Brian Matthew Richards, 27, of Big Isaac Road, Salem, was arrested on a charge of third-offense driving under the influence. * On Aug. 23, Joseph Scott Vincent, 42, of Lincoln Drive, was ...

Divorce petitions

In the Courts

PARKERSBURG — The following divorce petitions were filed between Aug. 13-17 in the office of the Wood County Circuit Court Clerk: * Mary J. Ocheltree v. Jeff A. Ocheltree * Amanda Shriver Buckalew v. Caitlin Shriver Buckalew * Emily Hope Suttle v. Donavan Lyle Waynes-Suttle * Crystal Ann ...

Parkersburg Police

Police

PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Police Department released the following reports Aug. 22: * On Aug. 21, the department responded to 108 calls for service. * Clayton Thompson, 40, of Beckley, was arrested Aug. 21 on a warrant for escape from custody. * Danielle Malloy, 26, of Parkersburg, was ...

On the Record

Police

Wood Magistrate PARKERSBURG — Wood County Magistrate Court released the following reports Aug. 20: * Ricky Lynn Willis, 60, of 1565 Montgomery Hill Road, Walker, was arraigned on a charge of third-offense driving on a license revoked for driving under the influence and released on a ...

Athens Sheriff

Police

ATHENS, Ohio — The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Aug. 13: * On the afternoon of Aug. 12, the Major Crimes Unit (MCU) was called out to investigate a possible methamphetamine laboratory at 7 Beech Street, The Plains. The home had new residents and they ...

Washington County real estate transfers

Real Estate Transfers

MARIETTA — The following real estate transfers were recently recorded at the Washington County Courthouse: Adams Township * John and Martha Wise to Martha M. Wise, 958 Cedar Ridge Road, Lowell, land and parcel; exempt affidavit. Barlow Township * Mary Lou Pinkerton to Gary D. and Janet K. ...

Belpre Police

Police

BELPRE — The Belpre Police Department released the following reports Aug. 17: * On Aug. 13, Sheila E. Haddox, 28, of St. Marys, was cited on a charge of having an expired registration. * On Aug. 13, Sean R. Stephens, 42, of Walker, was arrested on charges of possession of a schedule 3 drug ...

Divorce petitions

In the Courts

MARIETTA — The following divorces and dissolutions were recently recorded at the Washington County Courthouse: * Jeremy M. Phipps, 39, of Marietta, and Ruthe I. Phipps, of Marietta, were granted a divorce Aug. 9. * Cody A. Stalnaker, 27, of Lowell, and Cassidy A. Stalnaker, 19, of Belpre, ...

Ritchie

Area Births

Blake and Amanda Ritchie of Mineral Wells announce the birth of their fifth child, a son, Aiden Bryce Ritchie. He was born on July 11, , at Camden Clark Medical Center, weighing 6 pounds 6 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. He is the youngest brother to Lacy, 14, Jocelyn, 9, Kendal, 3, and ...

Marriage licenses

Marriage Licenses

MARIETTA — The following people recently picked up marriage licenses at the Washington County Courthouse: * David Bryan Watson, 50, and Bernita Jo Freimann, 45, both of Marietta, Aug. 10. * Samuel Joseph Arnold, 24, of Little Hocking, and Kathleen Ruth Farley, 26, of Fleming, Aug. ...

Washington Sheriff

Police

MARIETTA — On Aug. 16 the Washington County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports: Aug. 15 * Deputy Metts responded to 20470 Ohio 60, to speak with Robert Owens regarding a protection order violation that occurred at 132 Washington St., Waterford, Ohio. Robert states he ...

Parkersburg Police

Police

PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Police Department released the following reports Aug. 15: * On Aug. 14, the department responded to 106 calls for service. * Kent Harshbarger, 59, of Parkersburg, was arrested Aug. 14 on charges of obstructing, disorderly conduct and public intoxication. * ...

Athens Sheriff

Police

ATHENS, Ohio — The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following report Aug. 14: * On Aug. 13, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Stewart area in regard to a small child running around unattended. Neighbors picked the child up and kept the child at their ...

Belpre Police

Police

BELPRE — The Belpre Police Department released the following reports on Aug. 12: Aug. 6 * Brandon E. Williams, 31, Belpre, was arrested for assault and transported to the Washington County Jail. * Sherisha L. Sturm, 35, Belpre, was cited for disorderly conduct. * Taccaro P. Saunders, 36, ...

Wood Magistrate

In the Courts

PARKERSBURG — The following cases appeared in Wood County Magistrate Court on Aug. 17: * Ares Matthew Harlan, 30, 253 Monroe Ave., New Martinsville, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, was sentenced to 90 days jail suspended for six months probation and was assessed ...

Divorce petitions

In the Courts

PARKERSBURG — The following divorce petitions were filed between Aug. 6-10 in the office of the Wood County Circuit Court Clerk: * Victoria Renee Stephens v. Gage Hunter Stephens * Ashton Sinclair Buzzard v. Andrea Faye Buzzard * Dalla June Powell v. Michael Thomas Powell * Amy D. ...

Wood Magistrate

In the Courts

PARKERSBURG — The following cases were handled Wednesday in Wood County Magistrate Court: * Jeremy Randall Adkins, 43, 1716 19th St., Parkersburg, had a charge of being a fugitive from another state bound over to the Wood County Circuit Court for grand jury consideration. No bond was set. ...

Williamstown Police

Police

WILLIAMSTOWN — The Williamstown Police Department released the following reports Aug. 13: Aug. 7 * Jay T. Oler, 48, of Jonesboro, Tenn., was cited for speeding, 39 mph in a 25 mph zone, on Highland Avenue. * Logan Corso, 30, of Vienna, reported that a female suspect known to him stole two ...