Churches utilize drive-in sermons
Grant funds used to upgrade electric on parking lot
City Commission holds digital meeting
Meigs County reports first COVID-19 case
ODH releases COVID-19 patient demographics
- Social distancing with Easter Bunny - 7:41 pm
- Grant funds used to upgrade electric on parking lot - 5:21 pm
- Mason confirms 6th COVID-19 case; Gallia and Meigs remain the same - 4:28 pm updated: 5:40 pm.
- Ohio governor announces coronavirus death of prison guard - 4:14 pm
- State officials provide COVID-19 update - 7:53 pm
- A welcome sign of spring - 6:10 pm
- Ohio food assistance adds additional support - 5:44 pm
- Meigs County reports first COVID-19 case - 10:41 am updated: 4:06 pm.
- 10 Ohio inmates, 27 prison workers test positive for virus - 9:02 pm
- Municipal court updates COVID-19 policies - 8:17 pm
- Columbia gas suspends late charges until June 1 - 8:08 pm
- Health dept. holds social media Q and A - 8:07 pm updated: 11:57 pm.
- ‘We appreciate you’ - 7:56 pm
- 5 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mason Co. - 7:45 pm
- ODNR to temporarily suspend sale of non-resident hunting and fishing licenses - 3:38 pm
- Expanded stay-at-home order in effect in Ohio - 10:08 am updated: 10:09 am.
- Ohioans Encouraged to Wear Cloth Masks in Public - 9:57 am
- Stay-at-home enforcement case by case - 8:46 pm
- Ohio University’s Heritage College students to lend a hand in fighting pandemic - 11:05 am
- Food banks seek emergency funding; inmate release considered - 4:33 pm
- Hocking Hills State Park closed until further notice - 1:06 pm
- GCS talks ongoing COVID-19 plans - 8:20 pm
- Local ‘bear hunts’ growing - 7:58 pm
- Ohio jobless rates set record - 6:42 pm
- Stay-at-home order extended until May 1 - 4:38 pm updated: 5:14 pm.
Municipal court updates COVID-19 policies
GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis Municipal Court continues to follow the recommendations of the Ohio Supreme Court in regards to the current public h...
Columbia gas suspends late charges until June 1
OHIO VALLEY — According to a press release from Columbia Gas of Ohio, the company will be suspending late payment charges until June 1.Additiona...
Health dept. holds social media Q and A
GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia Health Department held a question-and-answer session via its Facebook page Sunday where it shared its knowledge of the C...
‘We appreciate you’
Sometimes a little encouragement goes a long way. On Monday, Jody Rife and Kayla Rife, pictured sitting six-feet apart, took their popular “face...
5 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mason Co.
MASON COUNTY — On Monday, the Mason County Health Department (MCHD) reported two new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19...
ODNR to temporarily suspend sale of non-resident hunting and fishing licenses
COLUMBUS, Ohio – In response to the public health situation with COVID-19 and the Ohio Department of Health’s (ODH) Stay at Home Order, th...
Metheny named top player by WVSWA
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Not only did Kaden Metheny have the obvious ball skills and ability to shoot when he was lighting up the middle school ranks...
Stapleton signs with Rio basketball
South Gallia senior Kiley Stapleton, seated center, will be continuing her basketball career after signing with the University of Rio Grande on Tuesda...
Metheny named Class AAA POY
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There wasn’t much doubt that the No. 1 University High boys’ basketball team (22-3) was favored to return to the...
Anochili-Killen named Class AA POY
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Obinna Anochili-Killen has been a force that Class AA hasn’t seen in a long while.The 6-foot-9 center-forward from Cha...
Satterfield named Class A player of the year
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — First-year Charleston Catholic head coach Hunter Moles was looking forward to the Class A state tournament and hopefully cut...
Bush named to Class AA boys team
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Point Pleasant junior Hunter Bush was the lone Mason County athlete chosen to the 2020 Class AA all-state boys basketball te...
Fruth Pharmacy offers curbside service
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — In an executive decision, Fruth Pharmacy determined in order to better protect customers and employees, to offer curbsid...
Walmart announces additional safety measures
(Editor’s note: The following was released by Walmart on Tuesday, March 31.)As our company and country continue to deal with the spread of COVID...
Urging consumers to not hoard potential coronavirus drug
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, in consultation with the state’s Board of Pharmacy, urges individuals to not...
Gallia Chamber supporting member businesses… Providing website resource for updates
The Gallia County Chamber of Commerce is concerned and saddened by the effects of recent changes required for businesses. In an effort to support its ...
David Trinko: What to do if you can’t shake hands
Before a Thursday meeting at the newspaper with several elected officials, I walked over to greet our guests.I froze.“So, what do we do now?R...
A Hunger for More: Achieving a ‘new normal’
I have heard the expression (and have used it a few times myself) that we need to be attempting to achieve a “new normal.” Truly, this is ...
Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, VII
Have you ever been in the right place at the right time? A couple of years ago, I was at my house when I received a phone call saying my neighbor had ...
God’s Kids Korner: Cloaks and palm branches
Matthew 21: 1-11 In the days when Jesus lived, many people wore a garment called a cloak. It was a loose outer garment similar to what we call a cape....
Getting out of and into the groove
When we think back on COVID-19, one word that will rise to the top of memories is “disruption.”I don’t know anyone whose life hasn...
Getting creative with confinement
How are you holding up?Here we are a week later and if you’re like me, it’s hard to navigate all the updates and directives which have hap...
Search the Scriptures: Love does no harm
Though not everyone is completely happy or on-board with the whole “stay-in-place” and “social-distancing” policies currently ...