NEWS


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Promoting local tourism… Meigs Guide being compiled
1 death, 201 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

1 death, 201 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there was one additional death, as well as 201 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Pub...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Gallia Auditor appointed

Gallia Auditor appointed

GALLIPOLIS — The Republican Central Committee held a special meeting Tuesday night in order to appoint a Gallia County Auditor to finish the ter...

January 19th, 2022 |  


138 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

138 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there were 138 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Publishing area on Wednesday.In Gal...

January 19th, 2022 |  


JVSD Board meets, organizes for new year

RIO GRANDE — The Gallia-Jackson-Vinton Joint Vocational School District (JVSD) recently held the 2022 organizational meeting, followed by the re...

January 19th, 2022 |  


Healthy Words to Live By… How often do patients need a pap smear?

Healthy Words to Live By… How often do patients need a pap smear?

A pap smear is used to screen women for cervical cancer. Years ago, women had a Pap smear at each annual visit, but today Pap smears have improved and...

January 19th, 2022 |  


County Commissioners make Board appointments

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Commission has appointed and designated representatives for boards across Gallia County for 2022.The following pe...

January 19th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Titans topple River Valley, 80-49

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — The River Valley boys basketball team suffered a 80-49 road loss to the Portsmouth Notre Dame Titans Saturday evening.The Rai...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Lady Lancers slip past Southern, 53-37

STEWART, Ohio — A day that everyone could be happy about … somewhat.Host Federal Hocking notched its first win of the season, but senior K...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


White Falcons take down Eagles, 64-32

White Falcons take down Eagles, 64-32

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — In a battle of birds, it was the White Falcons who soared.The Wahama boys basketball team defeated the Eastern Eagles on ...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


Ripley rolls past Black Knights, 72-29

RIPLEY, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant boys basketball team fell 72-29 on the road to the Ripley Vikings Saturday evening.The Black Knight (4-8) off...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


South Point fends off Blue Angels, 40-33

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — The Gallia Academy girls basketball team suffered a 40-33 road loss Saturday evening to the South Point Lady Pointers in an ...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


Blue Devils avenge South Point, 48-39

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — Proving themselves as a formidable foe.Despite losing junior center Isaac Clary to injury in the first quarter, the Gallia A...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


LIFE


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Retired Teachers give back

Honor roll announced

RIO GRANDE — The Gallia-Jackson-Vinton Joint Vocational School District has announced students who made honor roll during the second nine week g...

January 7th, 2022 |  


Beta Alpha members hear dyslexia presentation

Beta Alpha members hear dyslexia presentation

GALLIPOLIS — The Beta Alpha Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma recently met at the Holzer Health Center in The East Family Community Room for their No...

December 30th, 2021 |  


Veterans remembered with wreath ceremony

Veterans remembered with wreath ceremony

CLAY TOWNSHIP — The inaugural Wreaths Across America event at Providence Cemetery brought the community together to honor veterans.Each year, De...

December 21st, 2021 |  


Point Pleasant Writers Guild celebrates the season

Point Pleasant Writers Guild celebrates the season

With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas before us, members of the Point Pleasant Writers Guild found time to squeeze eating in while meeting on two ...

December 14th, 2021 |  


GAMS Honor Roll released

Gallia Academy Middle School recently released its honor roll for the first nine weeks as follows:Sixth GradePaiten Arnold, Nick Barnes, Adriana Bartk...

December 13th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Glimpses of America, 1957
A former student scores again

A former student scores again

Until the death of the president of Training, Solutions, Inc. in 2020 and the closing of the company, for decades I frequently taught courses in creat...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: A good sermon

Search the Scriptures: A good sermon

What makes a sermon good?Seeing as how sermons constitute such a large percentage of our periods of worship, at least in regards to time, it seems sen...

January 20th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Lost and found

God’s Kids Korner: Lost and found

Have you ever misplaced something? Of course, you have. We have all done that, haven’t we? Perhaps we were reading a book and put it down and th...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Reducing prescription drug prices

Reducing prescription drug prices

This year, we are finally making progress in our efforts to bring down the cost of prescription drugs for Ohio seniors. We know that too many Ohioans ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


When a cell phone wasn’t needed

When a cell phone wasn’t needed

One was in our kitchen and one was on the landing at the top of the stairs in my parents home when I was growing up. They were stationed on the wall a...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: Baptism is an appeal to God

Search the Scriptures: Baptism is an appeal to God

In his first epistle, the apostle Peter makes mention of the great deluge in the days of Noah, and how eight individuals were saved from the water, by...

January 13th, 2022 |  


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