2/20/24 Atwood Lake Dam and Lake! Catch that moon in the sky, so beautiful!Key DasherNewsBreak Contributor
Search Underway for Suspect in Bellaire Gas Station RobberyNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
This Place in Cadiz, Ohio Offers a Culinary Journey at Jane's Uptown CafeJonalin PearceNewsBreak Contributor
Colerain profitted by padding residents' electric bills; Is it an illegal tax, a fee, or donation?The Cincinnati PostNewsBreak Contributor
The truck to the right side of the screen was driving over 90mph while his back tires were held on with a chain. The wheels kept moving in and out, leaving the driver to almost crash numerous times. Scary Key DasherNewsBreak Contributor
Basketball Game Preview: Newcomerstown Trojans vs. Beallsville Blue Devils
Newcomerstown is on a six-game streak of home losses, Beallsville a three-game streak of away losses, but someone's luck is about to change. The Newcomerstown Trojans will take on the Beallsville Blue Devils at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday. Having both just faced considerable losses, both teams are looking to turn things around.
Spice Up Your Life: Explore Wheeling's Top 5 Mexican Dining Destinations
In this article, we explore five exceptional Mexican restaurants in Wheeling. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Doctor from Wheeling Charged with Tax Fraud, Obstructing Justice
A doctor from Wheeling, West Virginia, has been indicted for failure to pay over nearly $2.5 million in payroll taxes. United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced that Nitesh Ratnakar, age 48, was indicted Wednesday on forty-one counts of tax fraud and one count of obstructing a federal grand jury investigation. Ratnakar owned and operated a gastroenterology practice and a medical equipment manufacturer in Elkins, West Virginia. He is alleged to have withheld payroll taxes from his employees’ paychecks and then failed to make all required payments to the Internal Revenue Service. Between 2018 and 2022, Ratnakar allegedly failed to pay over $2,419,560 in employee withholdings to the I.R.S.
Man arrested in local chase that injured a deputy named a strong suspect in local robberies
A man who was arrested after a local police chase, which resulted in a deputy being injured, is being named as a strong suspect in some local robberies. Late Sunday night, the Moundsville Kroger was closed for restocking. Police say a man forced the automatic doors open and got inside. They say he tried to […]
Crews battle massive local fire covering 20+ acres
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) – There is a large wildfire in Powhatan Point, Ohio that first responders have battled day and night Wednesday. The call came in at 1:47 p.m. Crews are still working to put it out as of Wednesday night. Fire crews that responded are Shadyside, Powhatan and Marshall County. Brush trucks and tankers […]
South Central Power completes first phase of fiber internet project – connectSCP
South Central Power Company, a leading electric cooperative, announced the completion of the first phase of its innovative high-speed fiber internet service network, connectSCP. With a commitment to serving its member-owners, connectSCP aims to bridge the digital gap across rural Ohio. Rick Lemonds, President & CEO of South Central Power,...
Over 200 applications received for 32 dogs in local Ohio hoarding case, but court case delays adoption process
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) — The most recent animal hoarding and neglect case in Belmont County has encouraged many people to adopt one of those dogs. Belmont County Hoof and Paw have now received 200 applications from people touched by the sight of the 32 shih tzus, Yorkies, and mixed breeds. In fact, many people […]
West Virginia police arrest “Bull,” Police say this Ohio Valley area has been a concern for some time
MARSHALL COUNTY, W. Va (WTRF) – A West Virginia man is behind bars after the Marshall County Drug Task Force completed a search warrant on his residence and found crack cocaine and fentanyl. Sheriff Bill Helms tells 7News John “Bull” Lucas was arrested on Feb. 20 around 11:15 a.m. after the drug task force […]
One Local Bridge Still Has Many Questions Surrounding It
MARSHALL COUNTY, W.Va. & BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) — It’s an old issue that is causing new problems and stress for one Ohio Valley community. The Bellaire Bridge is still standing but each month that passes brings new concerns about its deteriorating structure. The Bellaire Bridge was built in 1926 and was closed to traffic […]
Newcomerstown, February 23 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Beallsville High School basketball team will have a game with Newcomerstown High School on February 23, 2024, 17:00:00 CST.
Today the gas price is close to $3.03 in Woodsfield as of 2024-02-23. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.267, a week ago the price is $3.284 , according to AAA.
Police working to find out if string of local robberies is related
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio — Over the weekend, three locations in Ohio were robbed and local police departments need your help in locating the suspect. "Must've seen one person go out and take a break, then went into the store and found the cash register was unattended," said Chief Deputy James Zusack of the Belmont County Sheriff's Office.
Rain activity returns to the Ohio Valley for Thursday
WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) – Another quiet stretch of weather will turn active as we head into the second half of the week. Scattered rain showers will develop across portions of The Ohio Valley early Thursday morning and trickle into the early hours of Friday. Pockets of moderate to heavy rainfall are possible at times throughout […]
Firefighters battling local house fire
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) – Belmont County 911 officials have confirmed a house fire on 68287 Chermont Road in Lansing, Ohio Wednesday night. Officers received a call about the fire at 8:44 p.m. Wolfhurst Fire Department, Brookside Fire Department, and Bridgeport Fire Department were all dispatched to the scene. 7News has a crew en route. […]
Marshall County EMS stays course with cellular outing
MARSHALL COUNTY, W.Va. — Thousands of Americans have experienced cellular outages across the country. And it reached the Northern Panhandle as well. Residents in Marshall County were among those whose phones were silenced. "There were some areas that there were outages, a few earlier this morning where they still...
Local K9 sniffs out drugs, leads to arrest after police find an alleged half-pound of meth and ecstasy
A local traffic stop leads to the discovery of a half-pound of methamphetamines. The Noble County Sheriff’s Office said they conducted a traffic stop on a 2020 Chevy Tahoe after observing moving violations. When the Deputy was gathering information, they said they noticed criminal indicators from both occupants in the vehicle. K9 Cora was then […]
Monroe Central Gets Revenge Over Ferry on Senior Night
WOODSFIELD, OHIO (WTRF)– Monroe Central grabbed a huge 79-63 win Tuesday, after losing in overtime 80-79 to Ferry on Saturday.
Things are getting busy for Woodsfield Kiwanis Club!
Representatives from the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio. from left to right, Leanne Harper, Alyssa Stephens and Nikki Baker-Lude, met with the Woodsfield Kiwanis Club, represented by Ruth Workman, right.
Several acres of land burned in Belmont County brush fire
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio — A brush fire outside Powhatan Point on Wednesday destroyed several acres of land. The call came in at 2 p.m. and the first units on scene saw seven acres of land on fire. "This is a very strenuous fire,” Belmont County Tanker Task Force Coordinator...
Local Ohio couple says water runoff is wrecking their house after oil well pad was built nearby
BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) – A Glencoe, Ohio couple says water runoff is ruining their house and their entire property. Audrey Williams tells 7News that ever since a well pad was built nearby, when it rains, water comes cascading onto their lawn and into their basement. She says the gas and oil drilling company that […]