Adelphi, OH

Chillicothe – Man Runs From Police After ATV Accident in City, Then Runs from Hospital

CHILLICOTHE – A man with warrants, drugs, and fast feet was arrested for a short time yesterday, but is currently on the run. According to the Chillicothe Police department on 5/16/22 an officer witnessed a man on a red Honda TRX420 four-wheeler ran the red light at the intersection of Main and Watt street and ran into a car going through the intersection. The man went airborne after the impact and landed on the roadway. The officer described what happened next.
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15-year-old girl struck by lightning while inside her home

NORTH HUNTINGDON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A 15-year-old girl was struck by lightning while inside her Pennsylvania home on Monday evening, fire officials confirmed. At least five homes in the area were hit by lightning, including the home where the teenage girl was struck. The fire captain of the Circleville...

Hocking County – Sheriff Bomb K9 Sent to Check Suspicious Package

On Tuesday, May 17th, the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call from the Rocky Brands Distribution Center located near Haydenville, Ohio. The caller reported that they had received a suspicious package at the warehouse that had a threatening message written on it and visible wires hanging out of the box.

Its Offical Planet Fitness is Opening in Circleville Mid-Summer

CIRCLEVILLE – A rumor has been swirling for months that we confirmed in March of a planet fitness in Circleville, now they have released more information on the location. Planet Fitness is one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers with more members than any other fitness brand. Recently the chain of fitness stores was recognized as one of the top franchises in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s most comprehensive franchise ranking. Of the 500 franchises recognized, Planet Fitness ranked #7 overall and ranked #1 in the fitness category for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.
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The Fort Collective with Live Happy Live Well

Whether you need a quiet place to work, or a comfy place to grab a coffee, there’s a great space in Chillicothe open to everyone! Shawn Ireland takes us inside The Fort Collective, a place you definitely will live happy and live well after visiting.

Celebrating Emma "Grandma" Gatewood's Legacy on the Appalachian Trail

When Caitlin Gatewood Edwards recently finished the Columbus Ale Trail, she added another checkmark to a long list of paths completed throughout Central Ohio, both concrete and dirt. The Pickerington native has marked off every trail in the Columbus Metroparks system, most of the trails in the Hocking Hills, the Made in Columbus Trail, the Columbus Coffee Trail and many others that stretch throughout Ohio’s state parks and beyond. But no matter what trail she conquers, it’s done in the shadow of her great-great-grandmother, Ohio’s most renowned hiker, Emma “Grandma” Gatewood.
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Holzer to host free skin cancer screening

JACKSON — The month of May is recognized as Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Skin cancer is the most common cancer among people in the United States, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. However, it is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Through sharing facts, lives can be saved.

Man Saves Snapping Turtle Stuck in Pond's Overflow Pipe

Occurred on May 3, 2022 / Baltimore, Ohio, USA Info from Licensor: "My pond was flooded for a few hours so my daughter and I decided to walk around and explore the flooding. We noticed a louder than normal noise coming from the overflow pipe. We examined it only to find a large snapping turtle stuck!! My 8-year-old daughter recorded me trying to free him. The suction was so strong, I struggled freeing him. I am happy to just have all my fingers still attached."

Business is blooming for local florist shop

NELSONVILLE — Normally, most people only have to be concerned with pampering just one mom on Mother’s Day. But, this year, Nelsonville resident, Kimberle Coy is planning on making a multitude of local moms feel appreciated courtesy of the bouquets they’ll receive from her family’s florist shop. Located at 25 Public Square, Nelsonville, Family Tree Florist is literally a home- grown business that was founded by Coy, her mother and...

Free Yoga Class

Enjoy one hour of flow yoga every Saturday morning in Pickerington. The yoga class is free, but you may donate cash and food for the Pickerington food pantry, as well as used eyeglasses and used medicine bottles, red and blue, for the Pickerington Lions Club. Please bring your own mat and water bottle. Yoga is taught on a level that everyone can do. When the class is outside in the park, there is a shelter house where participants can do yoga even when it’s raining!

Brick Haven Spa breaks ground on new location

CHILLICOTHE— Brick Haven Spa broke ground Wednesday to begin construction on their new spa location at 150 W. Main St.  The spa currently has two locations, one at 73 W. Main St. and the second at 24 W Main St. Co-owners Bobbi Blanton and Stephanie Truitt decided to build a new, larger building to combine...

Hiker explores the Ohio & Erie Canal

When Americans dream about their next adventure, usually they envision jumping in the car and driving to a fancy hotel with all the extras – fluffy pillows, room service, and relaxation. Sleeping outside in the elements while walking over 70,000 steps per day does not come to mind for...