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Woman dies in crash on U.S. 50

WALKER — A woman died in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on Robert C. Byrd Highway (U.S. 50) near Montgomery Hill Road, the Wood County Sheriff’s Department announced. The accident was called in to the Wood County 911 Center around 1:39 p.m. with a report that a woman had been ...

Belpre Police

BELPRE — The Belpre Police Department released the following reports on Sept. 30: Sept. 26 * Howard R. Sargent Jr., 55, Belpre, was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail on the charge of domestic violence. * Jordyn M. Menking, 30, Reno, was arrested on a fail to appear ...

Greenmont Elementary School employee facing meth charge

VIENNA — The Vienna Police Department arrested an employee at Greenmont Elementary School on a drug possession charge Thursday. At about 3:41 p.m. Thursday, the Vienna Police School Resource Officer was called to Greenmont Elementary, located at 209 58th St., about an employee suspected to ...

Belpre Police

BELPRE — The Belpre Police Department released the following reports on Sept. 26: Sept. 10 * William L. Heflin, 38, Mineral Wells, was cited for no operator license and expired registration. Sept. 11 * Nicholas A. Beyard, 22, Chesapeake, was arrested and transported to the Washington ...

Two men facing murder charges in Parkersburg slaying

PARKERSBURG — Two men charged with murder and other counts under sealed indictments were arrested Monday by Parkersburg Police. George Justin Smith, aka Justin Keel, 21, of Columbus, and Donovan Tyler McCune, 23, of Parkersburg, are accused in the May 17 shooting death of Terrance Mills Jr., ...

Wood County Commission discusses vandalism of courthouse fountain

PARKERSBURG — The fountain outside of the Wood County Courthouse was recently damaged by vandals. Wood County Maintenance Supervisor Todd Nonamaker appeared before the Wood County Commission on Monday to detail what happened. On Sept. 6 around 9 p.m., a group of five kids jumped the fence ...