Lowell, OH


UPDATE: Arrest made following fatal Pleasants County wreck

ST. MARYS, W.Va. (WTAP) - A woman is behind bars Monday after Pleasants County authorities said she left the scene of a fatal wreck on Friday. Cana Turner, 21, was allegedly behind the wheel of the car when it wrecked on Henry Camp Road. Her alleged passenger, Abigail Hause, 18,...
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Hospital employees demonstate against mandatory vaccvinations

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Some employees of WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center-opposed to a vaccine mandate-demonstrated outside the hospital late Monday afternoon. The group is opposed to a recently-announced requirement that all employees of the WVU Health System be fully vaccinated by the end of October. But a group...
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Ironton Tribune

Johnson praises local ARC power grants

MARIETTA — U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, released the following statement after the Appalachian Regional Commission announced a new round of POWER (Partnership for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) grants:. “I am very pleased to support these economic investments across eastern and southeastern Ohio,” Johnson said in a news...
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Weather Forecast For Parkersburg

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Parkersburg: Monday, September 20: Mostly Cloudy; Tuesday, September 21: Rain showers likely during the day; while rain showers overnight; Wednesday, September 22: Showers And Thunderstorms; Thursday, September 23: Chance of rain showers during the day; while slight chance of rain
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Woman dies in Pleasants County auto accident

BELMONT — A woman died in an accident on Henry Camp Road in Belmont Friday, according to Wood County Coroner Mike St. Clair. It was a single-vehicle accident and the woman was riding as a passenger, St. Clair said. More information will be released as it becomes available.

Employers seek staff at job fair in the world of Covid

MARIETTA, Ohio. (WTAP) - Ohio Means Jobs and Mid-Ohio Valley Employment partnered together to host a small job fair on Monday. Since Ohio Means Jobs works with employers as well as people searching for jobs in the area, WTAP got some insight into what the job market looks like during Covid.
Columbus Dispatch

Buffalo roamed from 1969 to 1974 at Columbus’ Busch brewery

The Anheuser-Busch brewery has been a familiar sight along the northern loop of Interstate 270 for more than 50 years. When it opened in 1968, it was the sixth brewery for the company, which has its home plant in St. Louis. A small herd of buffalo and deer were brought...
Marietta Times

The Castle to celebrate Food History events

The Castle is celebrating five years of “Food History” events with a behind-the-scenes look into how food programming events are planned and for a chance to learn more about the people behind these events, the trials and tribulations of historical cookery and some favorite meals from past programs. As an added bonus, co-presenters Kyle Yoho, Education Director at The Castle, and Dagmar Kupsche, co-owner of The Cook’s Shop in Marietta, will share and demonstrate three recipes that make up their favorite historical bites from this series.
Marietta Times

Belleville Parade

Emmett Powell, 2 1/2, waves as the last of the Parkersburg South High School Band travels past during the Belleville Homecoming parade Saturday morning. Daleyza DeJesus, the 5-month old daughter of Shyra DeJesus, watched her first Belleville Homecoming parade Saturday morning.

NKY's newest farm-to-table restaurant is a former bootlegging bar

CINCINNATI (Cincinnati Business Courier) - A historic Newport bar that was founded as a garage that allegedly had ties to bootlegging during Prohibition just debuted food service with farm-to-table cuisine. Jerry's Jug House at 414 E. Seventh St. in Newport began serving its new food menu with cuisine sourced from...
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Coming Attractions: Entertainment and more in the Mid-Ohio Valley

PARKERSBURG — The following activities are scheduled Thursday through Sunday:. * Visiting Chef KiKi Angelos: Fine Grecian Food at the Blennerhassett Hotel, Everyday Sept. 10-Oct.3, 5-10 p.m. * Oil & Gas Festival in Sistersville, Thurs.-Sat. * Linkages – Art Inspiring Art at Riverside Artists Gallery, Wed.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. until...
Athens Messenger

Wish Inez Windland a Happy 90th Birthday!

Guysville resident Inez Windland is celebrating her 90th birthday next Tuesday, Sept. 21. We encourage readers to mail her birthday cards to 524 Dutch Ridge Rd. Guysville, OH 45735. Celebrate this important birthday with a local resident and put a smile on her face!
Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Joe Momma’s Kitchen closes doors in Marietta

MARIETTA — Marietta’s Joe Momma’s Kitchen shut its doors Wednesday, but not without hugs and thank yous from customers. “The great service, the great food, the friendly smiles, I could go on and on,” said long-time customer Brenda Watson of the restaurant and its staff. Lowell residents Sara and Eric...
Marietta Times

Know Before You Grow: Love it or hate it — Mulch, mulch, mulch …

Gardeners often develop a schedule of gardening tasks as they create and maintain both landscape and edible gardens. For example, applying mulch at a depth of 2 to 2 ¢ inches is a task generally completed by gardeners during the spring. Mulching too early in spring may not allow the soil to dry sufficiently and subsequently affect root development, so laying mulch in May or June is recommended.
Marietta Times

Various issues force Jo Momma’s to shut down

Marietta’s Joe Momma’s Kitchen shut its doors Wednesday, but not without hugs and thank yous from customers. “The great service, the great food, the friendly smiles, I could go on and on,” said long-time customer Brenda Watson of the restaurant and its staff. Lowell residents Sara and Eric Sauls opened...

Kids devour cake-eating contest at fair

MARIETTA, Ohio. (WTAP) - The Washington County Fair is buzzing with activity. You could say the public is really digging in. The cake-eating contest isn’t for those with weak stomachs. The rules are simple. Eat as fast as you can but no hands are allowed. The competitors we spoke to say the hardest part of the sport is swallowing it all. We asked Maddox, the winner, what it takes to win. He says just keep shoving it down.

Hairstylist offers free haircuts to those who serve community

VIENNA, W.Va. (WTAP) -The Mid Ohio Valley is full of generous people who are ready to help others when the time calls. Cosmetologist Lexi Drake is one of these people. She is not only working on Labor Day but she’s offering free haircuts to perhaps the people who need it the most.