NEWS


5:29 pm |    
Rio President resigns
2:05 am
Updated: 5:24 pm. |    
Saying goodbye to River Valley
11:41 pm
Updated: 11:32 pm. |    
Man dies in motorcycle crash
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Updated: 8:41 pm. |    
Teen dies in traffic fatality
Econ. Dev. office receives LEAP grant

Econ. Dev. office receives LEAP grant

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Economic Development Office was recently awarded with AEP Ohio’s LEAP grant in the hopes of spurring econom...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Picking up the mail and a meal

Picking up the mail and a meal

GALLIPOLIS — Mail carriers across Gallia County recently helped collect food for the hungry during their Letter Carrier’s Food Drive, mark...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Outdoor Skills Day set

GALLIPOLIS — Gallia County Soil and Water Conservation District is set to host an Outdoor Skills Day June 9 from 9 a.m. until noon.“We hav...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Gallia-Meigs CAA awarded funds for emergency program

OHIO VALLEY — Gallia-Meigs Community Action Agency has been chosen to receive federal funds of $14,856 in Gallia County and $13,427 in Meigs Cou...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Wetterstroem to keynote Memorial Day

Wetterstroem to keynote Memorial Day

GALLIPOLIS — Retired Colonel Bob Wetterstroem will serve as this year’s keynote speaker for the Gallipolis Memorial Day Parade and ceremon...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Rio president finalist for Georgian college presidency

Rio president finalist for Georgian college presidency

RIO GRANDE — According to a release published on the University System of Georgia website, Dr. Michelle Johnston has recently been selected as t...

May 21st, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Eastern sending 3 to state

Eastern sending 3 to state

LANCASTER, Ohio — Eastern had three athletes qualify for the state tournament, while South Gallia scored its highest-ever point total at the reg...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Eagles fall to Whiteoak, 5-4

Eagles fall to Whiteoak, 5-4

LANCASTER, Ohio — No fairy-tale ending here.Whiteoak built a 4-0 lead after an inning of play and ultimately held on to claim a 5-4 victory over...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Bostic named RV boys basketball coach

Bostic named RV boys basketball coach

BIDWELL, Ohio — Back in black … and silver.After a four-year hiatus from the head coaching ranks, Brett Bostic is once again returning to ...

May 25th, 2018 updated: May 25th, 2018. |  


Weber 5th in D-3 discus final

Weber 5th in D-3 discus final

NEW CONCORD, Ohio — The field has started narrowing.The opening day of the Division II Regional 7 track and field meet started Thursday at Muski...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Devils land 4 on All-OVC team

Devils land 4 on All-OVC team

CENTENARY, Ohio — The Gallia Academy baseball team came away with four selections on the 2018 All-Ohio Valley Conference baseball teams, as vote...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Eastern makes regional finals

Eastern makes regional finals

LANCASTER, Ohio — Elite Eagles.The Eastern baseball team is headed to its first-ever Elite Eight after defeating Centerburg by an 8-3 margin in ...

May 24th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Peck named asssitant vice president

Peck named asssitant vice president

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Ohio Valley Bank President and CEO Tom Wiseman recently announced the promotion of Stephenie L. Peck to Assistant Vice Presid...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


South Gallia announces ‘students of the quarter’

South Gallia announces ‘students of the quarter’

Students of the Quarter at South Gallia Middle/High School for the fourth Nine Weeks. Back row from left: Joseph Mandeville, Ty Walters, Christopher H...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Garden Club meets

Garden Club meets

GALLIA COUNTY — Members of Four garden clubs in Gallia County were entertained and informed of the red wiggler worm and it’s successfully ...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


GIL Electric Walk and Run

GIL Electric Walk and Run

Miss Gallipolis in Lights Alexis Wothe stands near the Electric River Run and Walk 5k Saturday. Overall male winner, Nathaniel Abbott, had a time of 1...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Coffee wood, community and cooperation

Coffee wood, community and cooperation

LAS LOMITAS, Honduras — Gallia County has a history of producing individuals who sought to uplift others out of tough conditions and while Kaleb...

May 19th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Step out onto the water

Step out onto the water

One of the most profound assurances that we have as Christians today is the fact of God’s help in living the Christian life. On the one hand, we...

May 24th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Trinity Sunday

God’s Kids Korner: Trinity Sunday

You might remember last week, we celebrated Pentecost: the day that God gave us the gift of the Holy Spirit. This week is another special Sunday calle...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Waiting too long

Waiting too long

One of the great tragedies of life is that of “waiting too long.” Waiting too long to let another know you care. Waiting too long to apolo...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Give honor to the fallen

Give honor to the fallen

I never have been comfortable taking time for traveling or picnicking on the Memorial Day weekend. Many avail themselves of such activities because of...

May 24th, 2018 |  


When aging and gravity fight

When aging and gravity fight

What do aging and gravity have in common? Together, they produce sagging skin (along with the sun, lifestyle, genetics, weight loss). Getting older me...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


How hungry are you?

How hungry are you?

Food dominates our list of priorities on any given day. Even when we are swamped with calls and commitments, our stomach gargles and whines until we g...

May 21st, 2018 |  


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