NEWS


Rio discusses address discrepancies and emergency concerns

Rio discusses address discrepancies and emergency concerns

RIO GRANDE — Rio Grande Village Council gathered in the Rio Grande Municipal Building Monday evening to discuss concerns with what the council h...

August 14th, 2017 updated: August 17th, 2017. |  


Wright named city schools superintendent

GALLIPOLIS — Craig Wright has been named by the Gallipolis City School Board as the new interim superintendent for the 2017-18 school year.Wrigh...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Candidates to be approved by Gallia board of elections

GALLIPOLIS — With the fast approach of the November elections, the Gallia Board of Elections has its final list of candidates to be considered b...

August 12th, 2017 |  


GAHS to host 5K to assist student athletes

GALLIPOLIS — Gallia Academy High School athletics is set to host the inaugural “Finish on the 50” five kilometer dash fundraiser.Hap...

August 12th, 2017 |  


City schools to host open house events

GALLIPOLIS — Gallipolis City School District is set to host its upcoming open houses in all five schools.On Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 6 p.m., Gallia...

August 10th, 2017 updated: August 10th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


Wildcats picked to repeat as TVC Hocking champs

Wildcats picked to repeat as TVC Hocking champs

The defending champs take another win into 2017.The Waterford football team — which was a perfect 8-0 in the Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Divis...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Blue Angels compete in home tri-match

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The Gallia Academy Blue Angels didn’t get a “W” per se, but they did hold their own in their home opener.Th...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Cullen resigns as WHS baseball coach

Cullen resigns as WHS baseball coach

MASON, W.Va. — All good things must come to an end.After 38 seasons with the Wahama baseball program, Tom Cullen has decided to step down as hea...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Athens picked to take TVC-Ohio title

Athens picked to take TVC-Ohio title

Albeit it will be close, but —if you believe the league’s media — then this season’s Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division champ...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Tornadoes win match at Forest Hills

GLOUSTER, Ohio — A quick turn around a solid bounce back.One night after suffering its first league setback of the year, the Southern golf team ...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Meigs wins 2nd TVC-Ohio golf match

ATHENS, Ohio — It was still another close encounter for the Meigs High School golf team on Wednesday, but the Marauders are making good on winni...

August 17th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Thomas’ 50th anniversary
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Living the dream

RVMS homeroom listing

BIDWELL — River Valley Middle School has released its homeroom listing for the upcoming school year.Mr. Lee-Trey Day, Olivia Johnson, Alexis Lam...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Market Hog Sale results

Market Hog Sale results

GALLIPOLIS — With the Gallia Junior Fair over for another year, livestock is traditionally sold and recorded.For the 2017 market hog sale summar...

August 10th, 2017 |  


OVRTT looks for volunteers

POINT PLEASANT — The Ohio Valley Rescue Transport Team (OVRTT) is looking for new members.The organization, which is funded and operated entirel...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Blood donations urgently needed in the final weeks of summer

OHIO VALLEY — The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage.In...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Market lamb, sheep results

GALLIPOLIS — The following results from this week’s Market Lamb Show at the Gallia County Junior Fair have been released by the Gallia Cou...

August 5th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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The lost art of front porch sitting
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Struggling to keep PBS
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Whispering and gossip
Walking on waterMatthew 14: 22-32

Walking on waterMatthew 14: 22-32

Today’s Bible story is from Matthew 14: 22-32. It’s about one of Jesus’ Disciples, Simon Peter, who for a moment became afraid to tr...

August 10th, 2017 |  


How can you stand when shadows stand on your soul?

How can you stand when shadows stand on your soul?

Everything casts a shadow. We often find ourselves positioned with those things that cast a shadow, like the shadow cast by a passing cloud, a tree, o...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Worries withhold worship

Worries withhold worship

Worries withhold worship.That’s not a good thing. We’re called to worship.“But the time is coming—indeed it’s here now&#...

August 10th, 2017 |  


More than helpful hints

More than helpful hints

I recall once being given the privilege of being privy to a conversation held by a trio of ladies who were comparing notes on how the turbulence of th...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Birth to your four inner directions

Birth to your four inner directions

Pointing the headboard in the direction of the North Pole would have resulted in my birth being less problematic—that is according to my mama. W...

August 7th, 2017 |  


No responsible way to sin

No responsible way to sin

There is no responsible way to play Russian Roulette.This is a thesis which one hopes is both non-controversial and almost universally agreed upon.For...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA