Washington County Newswire

Washington County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Washington County, OH.

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  1. Belpre turns back Eagles, 30-7Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Tri-County News

    One week after having its five-game winning streak ended, the Belpre football team halted Eastern's string of four straight wins with a 30-7 victory in Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division action on Friday at Ralph Holder Stadium in Washington County. After a scoreless first quarter, Belpre broke the tie with 3:23 remaining in the half, as Connor Baker scored on a 19-yard run.

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  2. Voters head to the pollsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    Julie Stoffel stands outside the Washington County Board of Elections office after casting a ballot Friday afternoon. Deputy director for the elections office, Peggy Byers, said more than 800 people had cast early votes as of Friday, with another 14 days of early voting left.

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  3. Panel addresses lowering voting age to 16Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    ... affairs, Mark Nutter. The panel included A. Glenn Ray, an author, consultant and adjunct professor, Washington County deputy director of the board elections Peggy Byers, criminal justice professor Stephanie Harlow, instructor of business and ...

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  4. Marietta woman sentenced to prison for fatal crashRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    JANELLE PATTERSON The Marietta Times Kaitlyn G. Barton, 20, of 101 Stonecrest Drive, Marietta, exits Washington County Common Pleas Judge Mark Kerenyi's court Friday on a personal recognizance bond after filing a no contest plea for aggravated vehicular homicide. A Marietta woman pleaded no contest to a charge of aggravated vehicular homicide Friday in Washington County Common Pleas Court, and is expected to serve a three-year prison sentence for a drunk driving crash that killed her passenger.

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  5. Area to decide two Congressional racesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    The Nov. 6 election has many elements for voters in Washington County, but national issues have driven congressional choices to the top of the agenda for many. Two races give local voters the opportunity to help shape the law-making federal bodies for the next two years.

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  6. Bridge to be savedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    ... SMITH The Marietta Times The Hills Covered Bridge, a favorite sightseeing stop for locals and visitors to Washington County, has been closed for more than two years because of structural problems. A grant application to repair it was approved last ...

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  7. Belpre adds car charging station at Civitan ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Front Street in August. A third charging station has been installed at the Frontier Center branch of the Washington County Library under the library's auspices. After discussions regarding the proposed Belpre station, Lorentz said the city received ...

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  8. Crisis response effort must not lose momentumRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    ... feel as though they have any support network, anywhere to turn for help. It is important, then, that the Washington County Behavioral Health Board finds support in developing a Crisis Response Team to complement the Rapid Response Team that partners ...

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  9. Sheriffa s reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    ... a a Twila J. Martin, of 922 Front St., reported Oct. 9 the theft of money, makeup and clothes. ... Reports/Washington County a A deputy was dispatched to 17997 State Route 26, Reno, on Oct. 7, along with the ...

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  10. Man wanted for attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    ... with up to 11 years in prison and a $20,000 fine for each offense. On Tuesday, deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to 2050 Roberts Road, in Amesville, after a report from the resident of the home, Stephanie Roberts, 45, ...

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  11. Commission races, levies on ballot in surrounding countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    The counties neighboring Washington County all have at least one contested local election on the Nov. 6 ballot, along with a number of levies. In Monroe County, a commissioner's seat and the county auditor position both have candidates, and voters will be asked to approve a new, 0.5-mill, five-year levy in support of the county EMS operations.

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  12. Around townRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    The Washington County Health Department will be closed on Tuesday for a staff in-service and training. Regular business hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. will resume on Wednesday.

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  13. Waterford eliminates Lady TornadoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tri-County News

    ... - fell to the Lady Wildcats again in Thursday's Division IV sectional final inside Harry Cooper Annex in Washington County, with the top-seeded hosts taking a straight games win over the No. 9 Lady Tornadoes. Southern (6-16) led 1-0 in the first ...

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  14. Ohio man sought for attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Washington County Sheriff's Office was searching Thursday for an Amesville, Ohio, man wanted on an attempted murder charge. A warrant for Vincent Roberts, 37, of 1920 Roberts Road, Amesville, was issued on Wednesday for attempted murder and aggravated burglary.

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  15. Vivid memoriesRead the original story

    Thursday | Marietta Times

    ... the Vietnam War and is one of the 11 local military veterans being honored with the first class of the Washington County Hall of Fame. And like Rhoades, who said he wishes he'd been forgotten, the humility and bravery of another Vietnam veteran will ...

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  16. Don't put it off - get a flu shot soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Marietta Times

    ... at figuring out which strain to fight. Flu shots are available in a variety of locations, including the Washington County Health Department at 342 Muskingum Drive, Marietta. First, the good news: The number of domestic-violence related deaths in ...

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  17. Leaf pickup to start soon in MariettaRead the original story

    Wednesday | Marietta Times

    ... at the parks they could face a fine of up to $50 and a misdemeanor charge. Meanwhile, most residents in Washington County outside of Marietta are left to their own devices when it comes to getting rid of the leftover fall foliage. Leesa Lee, owner ...

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  18. Fall colors may still show upRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Marietta Times

    ... there's hickory and ash, yellow poplar." Shannon Folts, the visitor experience director at the Marietta-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, said fall foliage is one element that visitors come to the area to experience in the fall. "The ...

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  19. Pioneer Ladies Civitan hosts style show & supperRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Marietta Times

    From left to right, Marty Kitchen, Marilyn Ashcraft and Phyllis Walker eye the purses up for auction at the Pioneer Ladies Civitan Style Show Tuesday in Harmar. Women from the Washington County Treasurer's and Auditor's office gather over donated items at the Pioneer Ladies Civitan Style Show Tuesday to eye door prizes before dinner.

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  20. Emergency drillRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Marietta Times

    ... records for the drive-thru shot clinic in the parking lot of Reno Business Park Tuesday. But the Washington County Health Department took advantage of those last two things Monday with an exercise in mass immunization. H1N1, also known as the swine ...

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