NEWS


Free suicide awareness, prevention training available

GALLIPOLIS — The Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) received funding from the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio’s (FAO) Cause Connector ...

May 17th, 2022 |  


‘Traveling Wall’ to be in Gallipolis

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The West Virginia Vietnam Veterans Traveling Wall will be at The Quality Inn in Gallipolis on Friday and Saturday.The display...

May 17th, 2022 |  


“Celebrate Recovery” event

OHIO VALLEY — The Gallia-Jackson-Meigs (GJM) ADAMH Board is inviting those in recovery, or those seeking information about recovery to join the ...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Dinner cruise tickets now on sale

Dinner cruise tickets now on sale

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant River Museum has announced plans for a dinner cruise on July 25 aboard the Belle of Cincinnati.The Di...

May 16th, 2022 |  


MCIYS obtains non-profit status

MCIYS obtains non-profit status

POMEROY — Meigs County Innovative Youth Society (MCIYS) was the focus on opening day of the Meigs County Farmers Market (MCFM). Since the Market...

May 13th, 2022 |  


1 death, 74 new COVID cases reported… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

1 death, 74 new COVID cases reported… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

Editor’s note: Due to recent changes in the frequency of data reported by the Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Valley Publishing’s COVID Up...

May 13th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Gerlach wins discus on Day 1

Gerlach wins discus on Day 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For the first time in a long time, a White Falcon stood at the top of the podium.Junior Rowen Gerlach took home the top spot...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Point captures 11 state titles

Point captures 11 state titles

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Not all of the pieces fell into place, but plenty of school records fell by the wayside nonetheless.The boys didn’t re...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Locals land 16 on TVC Ohio squads

The Ohio Valley Publishing area landed 16 total selections on the All-Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division baseball and softball teams for the 2022 cam...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Waterford tops Tornadoes, 11-0

Waterford tops Tornadoes, 11-0

RACINE, Ohio — In all fairness, the Tornadoes had already won the title … and they were about 48 hours away from starting work on another....

May 20th, 2022 |  


Marauders win sectional title

Marauders win sectional title

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — Running it back-to-back.The Meigs baseball team defeated the Adena Warriors at home 3-0 Thursday evening to win a Division I...

May 20th, 2022 |  


LIFE


OVB announces Main Office promotions

OVB announces Main Office promotions

GALLIPOLIS — Ohio Valley Bank (OVB) recently announced the promotions of Jody Stapleton, Kristina Nickels and Lori Gagliardi. According to a new...

March 23rd, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Why the newspaper keeps reporting numbers

David Trinko: Why the newspaper keeps reporting numbers

The old adage says numbers never lie.According to plenty of internet comments over the past two years, they lied to you nearly daily.If you’re a...

March 18th, 2022 |  


Buckeye Hills Honor Roll

RIO GRANDE — The Buckeye Hills Career Center has announced the students appearing on the honor roll for the third nine weeks grading period that...

March 14th, 2022 |  


RVHS Honor Roll released

BIDWELL — River Valley High School has announced honor roll students for the second quarter of the 2021-22 school year as follows:Freshmen honor...

February 15th, 2022 |  


Collecting Valentine’s Day cards

Collecting Valentine’s Day cards

GALLIA COUNTY — The Gallia County Chamber of Commerce is collecting Valentine’s Day cards to distribute to local senior and assisted livin...

February 9th, 2022 |  


OPINION


Christ defangs the bite of prejudice

Christ defangs the bite of prejudice

The major biting shortcoming of co-existence among the people of varying ethnic, racial, social, and religious characteristics has to do with prejudic...

May 19th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: A celebration of salvation

Search the Scriptures: A celebration of salvation

When God gave the Law to Israel, speaking from the mountain, proclaiming those edicts which would become known as the Ten Commandments, the book of Ex...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Patiently wait on God

Patiently wait on God

One of the Psalmist wrote that he cried to God for deliverance from “innumerable evils.”Then, within the context of his experiences, he no...

May 12th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Filled with the Holy Spirit

God’s Kids Korner: Filled with the Holy Spirit

Before Jesus returned to heaven to be with his Father, He told his disciples in John 14:12 that they would do even greater things than He had done whe...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Bossard Library to offer beginning acoustic guitar course

Bossard Library to offer beginning acoustic guitar course

GALLIPOLIS — In April, I had the opportunity to travel to Charlotte, N.C., to see Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter-guitarist John Mayer in...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Holzer to host free skin cancer screening

JACKSON — The month of May is recognized as Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Skin cancer is the most common cancer among people in the United States...

May 12th, 2022 |  


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