NEWS


5:30 pm
Updated: 4:53 pm. |    
Crooning in City Park

Ray Stewart

GALLIPOLIS — Ray Calvin Stewart, 89, of Gallipolis, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at Holzer Medical Center.Born on February 17, 1929...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Gallipolis Christmas Parade 2018

Gallipolis Christmas Parade 2018

Miss Gallipolis in Lights 2018 Samantha BurrisTeen Miss Gallipolis in Lights 2018 Kenzie LongThe painted snow plows were on display during the parade,...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Christmas in Gallipolis

Christmas in Gallipolis

GALLIPOLIS — Dry but chilly temperatures greeted parade attendees on Saturday for the annual Gallipolis Christmas Parade.The parade had been pos...

December 10th, 2018 |  


PVH awarded Joint Commission accreditation for New Swing Bed Program

PVH awarded Joint Commission accreditation for New Swing Bed Program

POINT PLEASANT — Pleasant Valley Hospital announced it received accreditation from The Joint Commission to add a swing bed post-acute rehabilita...

December 10th, 2018 updated: December 10th, 2018. |  


OU to hold combined graduate and undergraduate Fall Commencement ceremony

ATHENS — Approximately 900 students are expected to participate in the Fall Commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 15 at Ohio University’s C...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Remembering Pearl Harbor

Remembering Pearl Harbor

MIDDLEPORT — Putting into action the vow to never forget, members of Feeney Bennett American Legion Post 128 conducted the annual Pearl Harbor r...

December 8th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


3:10 pm |    
Raiders top Point, 53-40

Eagles roll past South Gallia, 60-47

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — Wrong sport, but it was still a big run up the middle.The Eastern boys basketball team used a 34-18 surge in the second a...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Lady Spartans knock off Meigs, 56-38

Lady Spartans knock off Meigs, 56-38

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — More than just a bruised ego.Visiting Alexander matched a physical style of play with a 17-6 third quarter surge that all bu...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Rebels 3rd at Paul Blazer meet

ASHLAND, Ky. — Good things come in threes.The South Gallia wrestling program came away three individual champions and third place overall on Sat...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Lady Hornets sting Gallia Academy, 58-28

COAL GROVE, Ohio — A case of the Mondays.The Gallia Academy girls basketball team suffered its third straight setback on Monday in Lawrence Coun...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Wahama wallops Lady Tornadoes, 64-28

Wahama wallops Lady Tornadoes, 64-28

RACINE, Ohio — Once the Lady Falcons broke through, there was no slowing them down.Visiting Wahama broke the scoreless tie 2:52 into Monday̵...

December 11th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Ribbon cutting for new Dollar General

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General’s newest store at 7809 Ripley Road in Point Pleasant is now open.Dollar General will celebrate the ...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Swain named to NSBA Leadership Council

GALLIPOLIS — Scott Swain, TCS Forestry, Gallipolis, was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council.NSBA...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Local runner competing at the next level

Local runner competing at the next level

POMEROY — A 2018 Eastern High School graduate was recently named Freshman of the Year in her conference for cross country.Jessica Cook was named...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Southwestern Honor Roll

PATRIOT — Southwestern Elementary School has recently released its first nine weeks honor roll mentions.All As marked with *.KA - Mrs. Morgan: P...

December 6th, 2018 |  


RVHS Banquet

RVHS Banquet

BIDWELL — On May 12, The River Valley FFA Chapter held their annual banquet. The banquet was called to order and conducted by the current office...

December 1st, 2018 |  


Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward

Gallia Sheriff Matt Champlin announces today that Myles J. Morrison is the first recipient of the “Pay-It-Forward” program at River Valley...

December 1st, 2018 |  


OPINION


Search the Scriptures: God’s Exhortation to You

Search the Scriptures: God’s Exhortation to You

It is highly recommended, when studying the Bible, that the diligent student pays close attention to the context of any given passage, duly noting who...

December 6th, 2018 |  


A Hunger for More: Celebrating hope, joy and peace

A Hunger for More: Celebrating hope, joy and peace

The black velvet of night’s shadows swathes the little town in a quiet embrace. Occasionally, were one to simply listen, all that can be heard a...

December 6th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Our true hero

God’s Kids Korner: Our true hero

I’m sure you have thought about and seen heroes on television or in the movies. You, like me, probably think of a hero as someone who is bigger,...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: It’s okay to not be okay

Teen testimony: It’s okay to not be okay

It’s a Tuesday night. I’m writing to you from college. It’s finals week. I can’t begin to tell you how thankful I am to know t...

December 6th, 2018 |  


The dish on missing dish tops

The dish on missing dish tops

Thanksgiving is but a faint taste of pumpkin pie. The cooking is finished, the dishes are washed, the pants are tight…three signs of culinary ac...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Reality meets perception

Reality meets perception

It seems to me that every so often we are reminded of a fairy tale by something that occurs in real life. For example, we sometimes hear of a “C...

December 5th, 2018 |  


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