My Daily Tribune- RSS OPINION?profile=1013 Feed http://mydailytribune.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 http://mydailytribune.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 Sat, 31 Jan 2015 02:38:33 EST 1800 Lady Raiders win SOC swim tournament http://mydailytribune.com/news/sports/151597980/Lady-Raiders-win-SOC-swim-tournament PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — The River Valley girls finished first and the boys placed second Tuesday night at the 2015 Southern Ohio Conference Swimming Championships held at the Shawnee State University Recreation Center in Scioto County. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 01:36:35 EST Highlanders double up Point Pleasant, 48-24 http://mydailytribune.com/news/sports/151604379/Highlanders-double-up-Point-Pleasant-48-24 HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant wrestling team went 5-9 overall against host Huntington while dropping a 48-24 decision Thursday night in a non-conference dual in Cabell County. Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:21:35 EST Warren wrecks Gallia Academy, 78-37 http://mydailytribune.com/news/sports/151603456/Warren-wrecks-Gallia-Academy-78-37 VINCENT, Ohio — Some nights you'd like to forget. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 23:26:35 EST Ohio Valley Christian wallops Warriors, 67-36 http://mydailytribune.com/news/sports/151601647/Ohio-Valley-Christian-wallops-Warriors-67-36 GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Now that's how you celebrate homecoming.The Ohio Valley Christian boys basketball team rolled to a 67-36 homecoming victory over visiting Harvest Christian, Friday night in the Old French City. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:26:35 EST Rio Grande men rally past Shawnee State http://mydailytribune.com/news/sports/151599245/Rio-Grande-men-rally-past-Shawnee-State RIO GRANDE, Ohio — D.D. Joiner and Evan Legg had five points each during a 20-2 second half scoring spurt by the University of Rio Grande, leading the RedStorm to an 80-68 come-from-behind win over arch-rival Shawnee State University, Thursday... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:01:36 EST RedStorm women breeze by Bears http://mydailytribune.com/news/sports/151599115/RedStorm-women-breeze-by-Bears RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande women's basketball team used a 13-2 run midway through the opening half to turn a three-point deficit into an eight-point lead and the RedStorm never looked back, cruising to a 77-57 over... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:51:40 EST Lady Rockets blasted by River Valley, 46-24 http://mydailytribune.com/news/sports/151597492/Lady-Rockets-blasted-by-River-Valley-46-24 WELLSTON, Ohio — That was sure convincing.The River Valley girls basketball team never trailed Thursday night, as the Lady Raiders rolled to a 46-24 victory over Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division host Wellston. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 18:26:35 EST Lady Rebels roll past Miller, 65-42 http://mydailytribune.com/news/sports/151596259/Lady-Rebels-roll-past-Miller-65-42 MERCERVILLE, Ohio — A little revenge in a big way. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:36:35 EST Gallia 2015 Emancipation Scholarship application available http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/151588190/Gallia-2015-Emancipation-Scholarship-application-available GALLIA COUNTY — The 2015 Emancipation Scholarship, application, administered by the Gallia County Emancipation Celebration Committee, is now available for students looking to attend college in the fall. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:31:40 EST Rules to thwart scrap metal theft to go into effect Sunday http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/151591605/Rules-to-thwart-scrap-metal-theft-to-go-into-effect-Sunday COLUMBUS — New rules will go into effect Feb. 1 that are intended to assist law enforcement and the scrap metal industry in their efforts to combat scrap metal theft. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:56:36 EST VFW recognizes Walmart http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/151587579/VFW-recognizes-Walmart Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4464 of Gallipolis presented a certificate of appreciation to the Walmart store in Gallipolis. Bill Mangus (second from left), commander of VFW Post 4464 and commander of the 12th District, presented a plaque to store... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:46:38 EST Gallia grand jury hands down 13 indictments http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/151591854/Gallia-grand-jury-hands-down-13-indictments GALLIPOLIS —The Gallia County Grand Jury has handed down 13 indictments for theft-related offenses. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:31:33 EST Meigs slips past Rockets, 61-58 http://mydailytribune.com/news/sports/151573208/Meigs-slips-past-Rockets-61-58 ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — Sometimes the best offense is a good defense. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:21:40 EST Ohio leaders weigh in on policy issues facing state in 2015 http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/151577971/Ohio-leaders-weigh-in-on-policy-issues-facing-state-in-2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Four of Ohio's statewide officers expressed opposition Thursday to an effort to legalize medical and recreational marijuana, with the state's attorney general calling one proposal “a stupid... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:01:34 EST BHCC student and advisor attend leadership training http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/151567364/BHCC-student-and-advisor-attend-leadership-training RIO GRANDE — Buckeye Hills Career Center's Danielle Durham and Robin Schoonover, BHCC skills advisor and patient care technician instructor, attended the Ohio SkillsUSA leadership training Jan. 18–23. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:31:36 EST Gallia unemployment numbers rise http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/151504539/Gallia-unemployment-numbers-rise GALLIA COUNTY — Unemployment numbers have increased from the previous month's numbers in Gallia County, according to recent reports from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the Bureau of Labor Market... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:31:35 EST OVB unveils Rio debit card design http://mydailytribune.com/news/home_top/151570190/OVB-unveils-Rio-debit-card-design GALLIPOLIS — Ohio Valley Bank on Friday will unveil its University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College debit card design as part of its Community First debit card program. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:31:32 EST Holzer Hospice spearheads ‘music therapy’ http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/151567277/Holzer-Hospice-spearheads-music-therapy GALLIPOLIS — Holzer Hospice offers music therapy as part of their services to patients, and Leslie Shoecraft, neurologic music therapist, of Rhythm-N-You, spearheads the efforts for the program. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:21:34 EST A Hunger for More http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/151566038/A-Hunger-for-More Having spent what seems to me a great deal of time in hospital emergency rooms, I have learned to appreciate, to some extent, the solemnity associated with them. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:11:40 EST Thank God for the stairs at the house http://mydailytribune.com/news/opinion/151523579/Thank-God-for-the-stairs-at-the-house Just as well give God thanks for the stairs at the house. Otherwise, I would be forgetting things worse than I do. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:11:35 EST