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Wednesday Jan 21 | via NewsandSentinel.com
The arrests at 925 Lynn St. come only weeks after another major drug bust in the 1300 block of Lynn Street, said Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin. As in the earlier drug bust, Wednesday's arrests were a direct result of local residents reporting suspicious activities, Martin said. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 7 | via NewsandSentinel.com
A father was arrested for allegedly making terrorist threats and his son for possession of drugs on Wednesday in Parkersburg. Johnny Calhoun, 54, of 2212 Tygart St., Parkersburg, was arrested on one felony charge of threats of terrorist acts and one felony charge of cultivation of marijuana on Wednesday evening, according to Wood County Magistrate Court records. Comment?
Saturday Jan 3 | via NewsandSentinel.com
Car accidents, Facebook posts and an incident at the mall where police shot a man trying to run them over were among the top read stories in 2014 at newsandsentinel.com, the online edition of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel. Thousands of readers in the past year clicked on the stories, either on the breaking news alerts or the full stories as they appeared on the online version of the newspaper, Online Manager Art Smith said. Comment?
Friday Jan 2 | via NewsandSentinel.com
A Parkersburg church is hoping to recover a missing item from its outdoor Navity scene before the display is taken down for the year on Tuesday. Pastor Ian Reid, with First Lutheran Church at 1701 19th St. in Parkersburg, said someone removed the Baby Jesus figure from the church's Nativity scene early this week. Comment?
Dec 30, 2014 | via NewsandSentinel.com
Authorities uncovered a major meth lab in a secret room in an attic of a Lynn Street home Tuesday, officials said. Authorities found more than 70 one-pot reactionary vessels, many with meth still inside, in a specially built room in the attic of 1337 Lynn St., said Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin. Comment?
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