Marietta, OHWTAP

Train hits car in Marietta on Monday morning

MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) - A train hits a car Monday morning in Marietta, Ohio. The Marietta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says a train hit a car in Marietta on 370 Gravel Bank Road at 6:44 a.m. The driver of the Chevy Suburban was treated for minor injuries but did not go to the hospital.
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Meigs County,

More Information Released in Fatal Crash on State Route 7

CHESTER TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Information has been released involving the two vehicle crash on State Route 7 that resulted in one fatality. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol the two vehicle crash occurred on State Route 7 on July 25, 2021 at 6:32 p.m. A 2001 Ford F-250 driven...
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Meigs County, OHWOWK

One killed in Meigs County crash

MEIGS COUNTY, OH (WOWK) – One person has died following a crash in Meigs County this weekend. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the two-vehicle crash happened around 6:32 p.m. Sunday, July 25 on Route 7. Troopers say a vehicle traveling south allegedly drove left of center hitting a vehicle traveling north head-on. The southbound vehicle then overturned.
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Belpre, OHWTAP

Back-to-School plans announced around the Mid-Ohio Valley

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - As the beginning of the school year approaches, school districts around the area have announced their back-to-school dates, as well as their plans for taking COVID-19 precautions. While schools are returning to regular schedules this year, many have decided on or are in the process of determining what additional safety measures will be implemented.
Chillicothe, OHWOUB

WOUB Announces Premiere Screening of “Our Town: Chillicothe”

ATHENS, OH – WOUB Public Media is announcing details about the premiere screening of Our Town: Chillicothe. The hour-long historical documentary film will premiere during a free in-person screening event at the end of September at Chillicothe’s historic Majestic Theatre. “We are thrilled to be able to premiere Our Town:...
Chester, OHReview


Martha (Mansfield) Hudson Goodrich recently celebrated her 100th birthday. She was born July 6, 1921 in Chester and was raised on Neptune Avenue, one of 7 Mansfield children. She graduated from Chester High School in 1939 and then from West Liberty State Teachers College. She lives in Jensen Beach, FL and was joined on her birthday with her daughters, Shelley Godfrey and Francine Hudson Keenan and her son-in-law Jerry Keenan. (Submitted photo)
Parkersburg, WVParkersburg News & Sentinel

What is keeping you from dieting?

We all are different – built differently, some tall, some short, some skinny and some chubby but does that really make a difference? We are all God’s creations and each and everyone of us are very special. To me the real beauty comes from the inside of a person and how sincere a person is.
Cincinnati, OHPosted by
Anita Durairaj

Serving more than just chili in Newport - Gourmet Chili

I wrote a review about Dixie Chili a few days ago but you can't talk about chili in Newport without mentioning the other place too - Gourmet Chili. Gourmet Chili is a family restaurant and an old-school diner that also serves a variety of chili and Greek-inspired foods. It is located at 843 Monmouth St in Newport.
Newport, OHPosted by
Anita Durairaj

A hometown favorite in Newport - Pompilios Restaurant

Wonderful Italian food and a community staple since 1933. Pompilios is very much a part of Newport history. The restaurant has operated since 1933 serving celebrities, mobsters, and gamblers when Newport was known as the "original Sin City" and was a precursor to Las Vegas. Today, its customers include tourists and Newport residents.
Parkersburg, WVParkersburg News & Sentinel

Walmart Wellness Day to offer health screenings, resources

PARKERSBURG — The free Walmart Wellness Day will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday when residents can get health screenings and wellness resources and immunizations at pharmacies statewide. The goal of Walmart Wellness Day is to help customers get back on track with preventive health measures they may have missed over...
Marietta, OHMarietta Times

Women’s lifting clinic to be held July 31

Begin or enhance your weight training journey. Join us for Women’s Lifting Clinic at Wolfepack Gym from 10 a.m. to noon July 31. This hands-on, no pressure clinic is designed to introduce you to weight training and a community of women who share a passion for fitness. The clinic will teach participants proper form and technique as well as discuss improving nutrition.
Washington County,

Old Scratch Pizza adds Patio

Old Scratch Pizza in Washington Township is expanding its dining options with a new outdoor patio. Currently under construction and slated to be completed toward the end of the summer, the patio will be just over 700 square feet and will be located in front of the restaurant.
Vienna, WVWTAP

Kids create lego animals, encouraged to read at Vienna Public Library

VIENNA, W.Va. (WTAP) -Frogs, snakes, pandas and foxes were seen at the Vienna library today... lego versions of them that is. Kiddos got to create these lego creatures today at the Vienna library. It was part of the latest summer reading program event. This year, the theme is “Tails and Tales” which is why the kids got to create all sorts of different animals out of legos.

Go on a pontoon lake tour, watch Steve Riffle & the Real Deal perform

Pontoon Lake Tour starts at 6:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. at Burr Oak State Park, 10660 Burr Oak Lodge Road, Glouster. Naturalists will join participants on the pontoon boat and point out wildlife and share lake history. Advance registration is required and all interested can contact Julie, one of the naturalists, at or 740-818-4530.
Ravenswood, WVPosted by
Adam and Madalyn

Grabbing a Pint at Dovetail Brewery in Ravenswood

Dovetail Brewery is a Ravenswood gem! Located on a quiet street, this brewery is the ultimate neighborhood spot. They have a great dog-friendly patio, and their brews on tap are fantastic. They take their beer seriously here, and the owners like to say that they "brew like monks...minus the vows." We enjoyed a great summer evening on the patio and would definitely recommend making a trip over to Ravenswood to sample some of their delicious craft beer.
Lowell, OHMarietta Times

Lowell VFD holds ice cream social

Justin Mugrage, 7, and Sarah Mugrage, 5, enjoy rainbow sherbet Saturday at Lowell Adams Volunteer Fire Department’s ice cream social. Emily Shannon and her son, Roman Shannon, 9 months, sit in the Buell Island pavilion out of the rain Saturday at Lowell Adams Volunteer Fire Department’s ice cream social. Chris...
Parkersburg, WVParkersburg News & Sentinel

Be safe around water this summer

Summer is the time of year in which kids and adults are tempted to cool off in pools, ponds, lakes, rivers, streams, swimming holes, and oceans. As the temperatures rise, so does the risk of drowning. An average of 3,960 people fatally drown in the U.S. each year. That’s 11...