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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Cambridge, OHYour Radio Place

Fatal Crash on State Route 513 in Noble County

BATESVILLE, OH – The Cambridge post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a two vehicle fatal crash involving a motorcycle that happened over the weekend. Tyler L. Ash of Summerfield was traveling Northbound on State Route 513 on a Harley Davidson Motorcycle. Ash did not have a...
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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.
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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:...
Marietta, OHWTAP

Boley Enterprises building going through demolition

MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) - The Boley Enterprises building in Marietta is coming down after the damage it sustained from the post-Christmas fire. A building that was built back in 1866 and home to the Boley family for 33 years is coming down today. After the fire that came on boxing...
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.
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...
Williamstown, WVParkersburg News & Sentinel

Williamstown VFD holds ice cream social

WILLIAMSTOWN — Friday’s storm didn’t deter the community from enjoying the Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department’s ice cream social. Hundreds of community members came out to enjoy the evening and the food as kids played in Tomlinson Park. Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department Deputy Chief Paul Jordan said Friday’s turnout was one...
Parkersburg, WVParkersburg News & Sentinel

Look Back: Market House opens

If strawberries have “played out,” festivals have not, for which the ladies of our city are to be thanked. The ladies of the M.E. Church, South will give a Raspberry Festival at the Market House to-morrow evening. All are invited. We trust that the building will be crowded, and we will guarantee a rich enjoyment to everyone.
Parkersburg, WVWTAP

Jackson Park Pool to hold Dog Swim for Humane Society

VIENNA, W.Va. (WTAP) - The Jackson Park Pool will be holding a Dog Swim on August 20. The event will benefit the Humane Society of Parkersburg. The swim, in which dogs will be permitted to take a dip in the pool, will take place from 5 P.M. to 8 P.M., with small dogs swimming between 5 P.M. and 6 P.M. and large dogs between 6 P.M. and 8 P.M.