NEWS


2:41 pm |    
History on display
County discusses land bank creation

County discusses land bank creation

GALLIPOLIS — Representatives from the Western Reserve Land Conservancy met with Gallia Commissioners Thursday during their regular meeting in th...

January 16th, 2020 |  


AAA7 releases annual report

AAA7 releases annual report

GALLIPOLIS — Information including agency highlights, facts and figures were included in the Area Agency on Aging District 7’s (AAA7) 2018...

January 16th, 2020 |  


RVHS holds science fair

RVHS holds science fair

BIDWELL — River Valley High School freshmen and sophomore science fair projects were judged Wednesday morning with 39 projects out of 71 qualify...

January 15th, 2020 |  


RVHS students off to mock trial competition

RVHS students off to mock trial competition

GALLIPOLIS — River Valley High School juniors and seniors banded together for their annual Mock Trial scrimmage session, Tuesday evening in the ...

January 15th, 2020 updated: January 15th, 2020. |  


HNB announces promotion

HNB announces promotion

RACINE — Home National Bank recently announced the promotion of Jennifer Payne as personal banker at the Syracuse branch. Payne, a Meigs alum, j...

January 15th, 2020 |  


Local paramedic recognized for work

Local paramedic recognized for work

POMEROY – Meigs County EMS Director Robert Jacks has announced that Paramedic Derek Rhodes has been selected as the 2019 Field Employee of the Y...

January 14th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


2:45 pm |    
RedStorm men upend Asbury
Raiders win at Point Pleasant, 50-38

Raiders win at Point Pleasant, 50-38

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Revenge on the road, thanks to some stifling second half defense.The River Valley boys basketball team — which dro...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Blue Devils avenge Coal Grove, 53-35

COAL GROVE, Ohio — The Blue Devils ultimately made their move in the middle.The Gallia Academy boys basketball team outscored host Coal Grove by...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Blue Angels avenge RV in OT, 60-56

Blue Angels avenge RV in OT, 60-56

CENTENARY, Ohio — The Blue Angels found their measuring stick … and it was much larger than a standard-sized ruler.After dropping a 56-32 ...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Rio Grande’s Lyne Center celebrates 50th Anniversary

Rio Grande’s Lyne Center celebrates 50th Anniversary

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Lyne Center when the RedStorm entertains Midway Unive...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Kirts, Orr lead Rio women at OBC#3

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Rena Kirts and Tylor Orr each earned a Top 10 finish in leading the University of Rio Grande women’s bowling team to a fi...

January 21st, 2020 |  


LIFE


DKG learns history of Rio College

DKG learns history of Rio College

RIO GRANDE — The Alpha Beta Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) met at the Jean Moore Cooper Archives on the third floor of the Greer Museum ...

January 18th, 2020 |  


OVBC announces cash dividend

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — On Jan. 14, 2020, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common share...

January 15th, 2020 |  


Fruth announces Moonlight Madness Winners

Fruth announces Moonlight Madness Winners

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Fruth Pharmacy recently announced winners from the end-of-the-year 2019 Moonlight Madness Event.Moonlight Madness is hel...

January 15th, 2020 |  


RCBI challenge to recognize best in agricultural innovation

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Agricultural innovators across West Virginia will compete for a business assistance package valued in excess of $10,000 as p...

January 15th, 2020 |  


55th annual Winter Hike set for Saturday

LOGAN — Join the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) in celebrating the beauty of the Hocking Hills region at this year’s 55th Ann...

January 13th, 2020 |  


OPINION


2:27 pm |    
Just be faithful
God’s Kids Korner: He knows our hearts

God’s Kids Korner: He knows our hearts

Our Scripture for this week is Matthew 4: 12-23. Jesus is beginning His public ministry, and He needs some people He knows that He can lead and teach ...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Cross Words: This is your invitation to rest

Cross Words: This is your invitation to rest

My Fitbit watch tracks my sleep. I got 6 hours and 19 minutes of sleep last night. Not too bad. The National Sleep Foundation suggests 7 to 9 hours of...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Citrus albedo is better than you thought

Citrus albedo is better than you thought

Citrus fruits are among the world’s most popular fruits. Oranges are the king of the juicy orbs. They have grown on orange trees for thousands o...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Love has limits

Love has limits

There is a new movement afoot variously calling for love or understanding or cooperation. Sounds good on the surface. Loving people, caring for people...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Pruning in Late Winter

Pruning in Late Winter

Winter is the time to work on pruning your trees and shrubs. Once the sap starts to rise in spring and the buds on your woody plants start to swell, y...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Float your way to peace, quiet

Float your way to peace, quiet

Adam didn’t know how good he had it.There he was in the Garden of Eden, with the trees, pleasing to the eye and good for food. He had the livest...

January 21st, 2020 |  


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