NEWS


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Turkey season opens. Oct 13
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Sex offenders, drug traffickers sentenced

Emancipation Celebration schedule set

GALLIPOLIS — The Emancipation Celebration Weekend returns this year to the Gallia County Junior Fairgrounds Sept. 22-23 with West Virginia State...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Mothman festival brings in thousands

Mothman festival brings in thousands

POINT PLEASANT — The 17th Annual Mothman Festival, once again, drew a crowd of thousands.Festival Founder Jeff Wamsley said, “We are estim...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Former Mason County Deputy sentenced to prison

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. —A former Mason County Sheriff’s Deputy has been sentenced to prison for possession of a stolen firearm,United States At...

September 20th, 2018 |  


City to find landowners responsible in tenants’ ‘nuisance’

City to find landowners responsible in tenants’ ‘nuisance’

GALLIPOLIS — Gallipolis City Commission passed an emergency resolution Tuesday evening which would hold landowners responsible for residents who...

September 19th, 2018 |  


RXQ Compounding expanding in Albany

RXQ Compounding expanding in Albany

ALBANY — An Albany-area business is expanding, bringing additional jobs to the region.Founded in 2014 by local pharmacist and businessman Ed Zat...

September 19th, 2018 |  


‘Songs of Rural America’ Symphony to have world premiere

‘Songs of Rural America’ Symphony to have world premiere

GALLIPOLIS — A new symphony that fuses folk and classical-style music will have its world premiere under the auspices of the Ohio Valley Symphon...

September 19th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


1:30 pm |    
Locals run at Forgey Invite

Blue Angels sweep Ironton SJ, 3-1

CENTENARY, Ohio — Back in the saddle.After having its program-best five-game winning streak come to an end, the Gallia Academy girls soccer team...

September 24th, 2018 |  


Rio volleyball falls to IU-Kokomo

KOKOMO, Ind. — Indiana Kokomo jumped to big leads in sets one and three, while rallying in set two for a 3-0 win over the University of Rio Gran...

September 24th, 2018 |  


Blue Angels go 1-2 at Circleville Invite

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio — You can’t win them all.The Gallia Academy volleyball team suffered its first two setbacks of the season on Saturday at...

September 23rd, 2018 |  


NC State holds off Herd, 37-20

NC State holds off Herd, 37-20

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Only one team could remain unbeaten, and the Wolfpack offense made sure it was the guests.The North Carolina State football ...

September 23rd, 2018 |  


Wolfpack hunt down Herd, 37-20

Wolfpack hunt down Herd, 37-20

The Thundering Herd suffered its first setback of the season on Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium, dropping a 37-20 decision to non-conference guest...

September 22nd, 2018 |  


LIFE


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NSHSS inducts local student
BHCC surgical tech students graduate

BHCC surgical tech students graduate

RIO GRANDE — The Buckeye Hills Career Center held the graduation for the certificate program in the school of Surgical Technology for 2018 on Se...

September 17th, 2018 |  


Rio hosts annual ‘Employee and Family Picnic’

RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College faculty and staff spend long hours to providing students with high qu...

September 15th, 2018 |  


Elks donate to UMC food pantry

Elks donate to UMC food pantry

The food pantry at Grace United Methodist Church began in 2002 when the church youth pushed grocery carts up and down a section of Second Avenue askin...

September 15th, 2018 |  


Recognizing Suicide Prevention Month

Recognizing Suicide Prevention Month

Gallia Commissioners and the Gallia Prosecutor’s Office recognized September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. From left to right are Galli...

September 13th, 2018 |  


Gordon honored by Chautauqua Committee

Gordon honored by Chautauqua Committee

The local Ohio Chautauqua committee recently honored Robert D. Gordon for his years of service in bringing Ohio Chautauqua to Gallipolis. Pictured lef...

September 12th, 2018 |  


Medal recipient, Gallia resident tour ship

Medal recipient, Gallia resident tour ship

NORFOLK, Va. — Hershel “Woody” Williams, the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient of the battle of Iwo Jima in World War II, Ron ...

September 12th, 2018 |  


OPINION


A Hunger for More: Unity is a beautiful thing, or at least it could be

A Hunger for More: Unity is a beautiful thing, or at least it could be

Unity is a beautiful thing… or at least could be and should be under the right conditions. Of course, people collectively bent on violence or fe...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Close will not get you a cigar…

Close will not get you a cigar…

…or a donut.Sunday morning at 1:30 a.m., my phone dinged with a text from Jeshua. Megan had been admitted to the Sentara Hospital in Williamsbur...

September 20th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Who’s the Greatest?

God’s Kids Korner: Who’s the Greatest?

One day, we hear in Mark 9:33-37, that the disciples were walking along the road with Jesus, and they began arguing among themselves. Jesus overheard ...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: A Message to Coffee Mugs

Teen testimony: A Message to Coffee Mugs

As an avid coffee drinker, I know what makes a good cup of coffee. It all begins with a good brand of coffee grounds. I prefer McDonald’s. Then,...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Search the Scriptures: Where are you walking?

Search the Scriptures: Where are you walking?

One of the metaphors used throughout the Bible, and one perhaps not fully appreciated by our modern sensibilities is that of “walking.”Con...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Meigs Health Matters: Head lice symptoms and treatments

Meigs Health Matters: Head lice symptoms and treatments

“You have head lice.” This is one of the most dreaded statements a parent can hear from a health department or school nurse. Infestation w...

September 17th, 2018 |  


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