NEWS


Hot Summer Nights features Patterson

Hot Summer Nights features Patterson

GALLIPOLIS — This week, featured in the Pavilion at the French Art Colony, for the Hot Summer Nights musical series, will be Brent Patterson, a ...

July 16th, 2018 |  


Three arrested on drug charges

Three arrested on drug charges

MIDDLEPORT — Two men from Dayton and a woman from Gallipolis were arrested on Saturday for allegedly selling drugs from a vehicle parked on Stor...

July 15th, 2018 |  


Crash on US 33 claims one

ROCK SPRINGS — A Canal Winchester man died Saturday morning around 7:15 a.m. after a collision on US 33 near milepost 16 which resulted in the r...

July 14th, 2018 updated: July 14th, 2018. |  


Ride raises funds for Make A Wish

Ride raises funds for Make A Wish

LANGSVILLE — A fun event for a good cause.The Meigs Chapter of Ohio Horsemen’s Council (OHC) recently held its annual fundraiser for the M...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Railroad museum begins interior improvements process

Railroad museum begins interior improvements process

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis Railroad Freight Station Museum is moving forward with plans to make use of around $125,000 it anticipates to receiv...

July 14th, 2018 |  


One in custody following search of Middleport residence

MIDDLEPORT — One person was taken into custody on Friday as task force agents and local law enforcement executed a search warrant at a Middlepor...

July 13th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Capehart Juniors complete 4th week

Capehart Juniors complete 4th week

POMEROY, Ohio — A perfect day to play golf.Not only was it a beautiful day, but the 38 golfers taking part in the Frank Capehart Tri County Juni...

July 12th, 2018 |  


VanMeter competes in area all-star game

VanMeter competes in area all-star game

Recent graduate Paige VanMeter represented Southern one final time on Monday during the 11th Annual Fastpitch Softball All-Star game being held at VA ...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Salute to Bald Eagles over Independence Day

Salute to Bald Eagles over Independence Day

In addition to hamburgers, hot dogs, and fireworks during this past week’s Independence Day holiday, one thing you may have enjoyed, if you were...

July 7th, 2018 |  


Kight hired as Eastern boys basketball coach

Kight hired as Eastern boys basketball coach

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — An experienced leader for an experienced group of Eagles.At a recent meeting, the Eastern Local School District Board of ...

July 6th, 2018 |  


Prep Football just 7 weeks away

Prep Football just 7 weeks away

The countdown to high school football season is under 50 days, as all nine local programs begin the 2018 campaign on Aug. 24. Four local schools open ...

July 6th, 2018 |  


A warm day for Capehart round No.3

A warm day for Capehart round No.3

MASON, W.Va. — Perhaps the best question of the day would have been which was warmer the temperature or the golf being shot at the Riverside Gol...

July 4th, 2018 |  


LIFE


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Hayes celebrate 64 years
Power tumbler places in Florida

Power tumbler places in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Olivia Harrison, member of the Will Power Tumbling Team and the Ohio All-State Team, recently participated in the U.S. T...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Shenefields celebrate 70th anniversary

Shenefields celebrate 70th anniversary

Rex and Catherine Shenefield will celebrate the blessing of their 70th wedding anniversary on July 18.They were married at the Colwell home near Danvi...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Reeds celebrate 75th anniversary

Reeds celebrate 75th anniversary

Jim and Jackie (Miller) Reed, 31365 Noble Summit Road, Middleport, Ohio, will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on Monday, July 16.Jim is retir...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Fundraising for firefighting

Fundraising for firefighting

From left to right are Don Wothe, Scott Donley, Rio Grande Fire Chief Bob Brandeberry, Rio Grande Mayor Matt Easter, Tim Hemmerick and Matt Neal. The ...

July 9th, 2018 |  


Chester Alumni holds banquet

CHESTER — The Chester Alumni Association held its annual banquet and meeting on June 2 at the Eastern Elementary School cafetorium. President Ro...

July 7th, 2018 |  


Kempers to celebrate 70th anniversary

Kempers to celebrate 70th anniversary

Gordon and Betty (Chandler) Kemper of Gallipolis will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on July 17. The Kempers were married on July 17, 1948, ...

July 7th, 2018 |  


OPINION


God’s Kids Korner: Adopted by God

God’s Kids Korner: Adopted by God

I’m not sure if you know much about adoption, but it is a wonderful thing for children who are not able to live with their parents for some reas...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Search the Scriptures: Why do you call Him Lord?

Search the Scriptures: Why do you call Him Lord?

Christians identify the man Jesus as “the Lord Jesus Christ,” and have done so from the very beginning of Christianity. As Peter preached ...

July 12th, 2018 |  


A Hunger for More: God is great

A Hunger for More: God is great

In an age when Biblical “literacy” has dramatically (and tragically) decreased, it may be easy to shrug one’s shoulders and claim a ...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: What do you have to give?

Teen testimony: What do you have to give?

Everyone likes to receive, but not everyone likes to give.“So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for...

July 12th, 2018 |  


The trip: The canyon

The trip: The canyon

For a long time, I said to my family that I would like to go to Alaska and stand on a glacier. It was a dream that I thought would never take place be...

July 12th, 2018 |  


We Can’t Afford to Lose Focus on the Illicit and Illegal Drugs

We Can’t Afford to Lose Focus on the Illicit and Illegal Drugs

When I first began my career in law enforcement nearly 40 years ago, I never thought that our part of Ohio would be one of the worst hit by the opioid...

July 7th, 2018 |  


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