NEWS


Home, garden show coming Saturday

MASON — With Spring comes home improvement projects and outdoor fun, and local residents will have the opportunity to check out the latest offer...

May 5th, 2022 |  


Gallia Co. unofficial Primary Election results

GALLIA COUNTY — The unofficial results from the 2022 Primary Election were released on Tuesday night by the Gallia County Board of Election.Tota...

May 4th, 2022 |  


Gallia County 4-H Scholarship recipients announced

GALLIA COUNTY — Gallia County 4-H recently announced scholarship recipients. They are as follows:Cody Mathias is the 2022 recipient of the Vic a...

May 3rd, 2022 |  


Bossard Library to host symposium on Civil War

GALLIPOLIS — Civil War historians and enthusiasts are encouraged to attend a Civil War symposium to be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, M...

April 28th, 2022 |  


Latest jobless stats for Gallia, Meigs

OHIO VALLEY — Meigs and Gallia counties are currently ranked 78th and 51th out of 88 counties, respectively, when it comes to unemployment rates...

April 28th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


11:45 am |    
White Falcons force Game 3
3:30 pm |    
Eagles roll past East, 20-0
Wahama wins, heads to Ravenswood Saturday

Wahama wins, heads to Ravenswood Saturday

And so they will do it again. The Wahama baseball team advanced to the Class A Region IV, Section 2 championship game with a 12-2 victory over Calhoun...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Wahama advances to regionals

Wahama advances to regionals

HARTFORD, W.Va. — A feat so nice, they did it thrice.The Wahama softball team defeated the Gilmer County Lady Titans 8-2 at home Thursday evenin...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Local teams compete at Meigs Open

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — One last run through before the start of the postseason.The track and field teams from River Valley, Gallia Academy, Wahama,...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Lady Buckeyes fend off Eastern, 3-2

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — The Eastern softball team’s season has come to an end after a 3-2 road loss to the Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes Thur...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Blue Angels win sectional title

Blue Angels win sectional title

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — It hasn’t been as long as you might think, but the Blue Angels girls varsity soccer program — which completed ye...

May 13th, 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


11:01 am |    
Patiently wait on God
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 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Fresh produce

Meigs Health Matters… Fresh produce

At some point in your life, you have most likely heard how important it is to include fruits and vegetables in your diet. But why? No matter where you...

May 6th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: Reasonable people in unreasonable times

Search the Scriptures: Reasonable people in unreasonable times

It should not be surprising that this fallen world, being at odds as it is with its Creator, is a contentious realm filled with unhappiness, strife an...

May 5th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day

God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day

I am sure that all of you know that it is Mother’s Day this coming Sunday. You will probably give your mother a card or a present. Someplace on ...

May 5th, 2022 |  


The tribulations we experience are par for the course

The tribulations we experience are par for the course

Jesus Christ was very honest with us when He said that “in the world you shall have tribulation.” It is a literal truth that cannot be den...

May 5th, 2022 |  


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