NEWS


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Rio to award ‘Veteran of the Year’
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Four charged in death investigation
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GPD searches for missing woman
Being prepared

Being prepared

REEDSVILLE — More than two dozen Eastern Local staff members and administrators took part in a potentially life-saving training during a recent ...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Sheriff’s office investigates armed robbery

Sheriff’s office investigates armed robbery

GUYAN TOWNSHIP — Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin has released a statement regarding a reported armed robbery and investigation which occurre...

October 19th, 2018 |  


County renews VOCA grant

County renews VOCA grant

GALLIPOLIS — Gallia County recently had its Victims of Crime Survivors Services Grant Program renewed to continued funding victim’s advoca...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Missing man recovered

Missing man recovered

GALLIPOLIS — A missing man who reportedly walked away from a nursing facility on Buckridge Road on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at approximately 7:09 p.m.,...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Former NFL player to hold book signing

Former NFL player to hold book signing

CHESTER — Former NFL player Ron McDole will hold a book signing on Saturday as part of the Meigs Heritage Festival at the Chester Courthouse.McD...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Kicking off the holiday shopping season

Kicking off the holiday shopping season

POINT PLEASANT — Holiday shopping season is right around the corner and businesses along Main Street will be kicking if off the first Saturday i...

October 18th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Brescia records sweep of RedStorm volleyball

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Brescia University’s visit to the Newt Oliver Arena started slow, but finished fast.The Bearcats rallied from an early ...

October 22nd, 2018 |  


Rio’s Carpenter wins Great Lakes Challenge

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Kameron Carpenter won the individual championship and led the University of Rio Grande to a third place outing as a team i...

October 22nd, 2018 |  


Rio’s Williams 2nd at Great Lakes Challenge

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Lucy Williams ran to a second place finish to lead the University of Rio Grande in the White Division of Saturday’s ...

October 22nd, 2018 |  


Herd stomps Florida Atlantic, 31-7

Herd stomps Florida Atlantic, 31-7

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Herd was feeling festive on Homecoming.The Marshall football team forced five turnovers, churned out 233 rushing yards a...

October 22nd, 2018 |  


Blue Angels wallop Waverly for sectional crown

Blue Angels wallop Waverly for sectional crown

CENTENARY, Ohio — A forceful four-peat.The Gallia Academy volleyball team earned its fourth consecutive Division II sectional title on Saturday ...

October 22nd, 2018 |  


LIFE


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Diabetes Awareness Event
River Town Electric ribbon cutting

River Town Electric ribbon cutting

River Town Electric, LLC was established in October 2017 and served its first customer, Chuck Connelly, owner and operator of the Auto Trim Center, in...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Pediatric Fund Sponsors recognized

Pediatric Fund Sponsors recognized

The Earl Neff Pediatric Fund at Holzer Health System continues to be supported by area businesses and organizations. The Pediatric Fund, in existence ...

October 17th, 2018 |  


OVBC announces cash dividend

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — On October 16, 2018, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common sh...

October 17th, 2018 |  


RV FFA hosts Ohio FFA reps

RV FFA hosts Ohio FFA reps

The FFA is about leadership, passion and helping others. The River Valley FFA Chapter held a Leadership Night hosting two of the Ohio FFA Foundation&#...

October 15th, 2018 |  


GAHS attends OHSAA Student Leadership Conference

GAHS attends OHSAA Student Leadership Conference

On October 2, a few student athletes from Gallia Academy High School joined other young men and women at the 2018 OHSAA Foundation Student Leadership ...

October 9th, 2018 |  


Wright re-elected to AFSCME board

Wright re-elected to AFSCME board

GALLIPOLIS — Floyd Wright, President of AFSCME Retiree Subchapter 102 of Gallia and Jackson Counties, was re-elected to a fourth term on Septemb...

October 8th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Find the Pooh in you
I second that emoji

I second that emoji

It’s another new word driven by and originated in the wonderful universe of technology. The World Wide Web begat emails. Emails begat messaging....

October 22nd, 2018 |  


Living in paradise comes with a price

Living in paradise comes with a price

Picturesque views of sky, sea, and sand. Oceanic experiences with wet creatures, lush vegetation, and tropical trends. Soothing sounds, salty smells, ...

October 22nd, 2018 |  


Jack J. Stewart

GREENFIELD Twp. — Jack J. Stewart, 66, Greenfield Township, died Thursday, October 18, 2018, at his home near Gallia. In keeping with Jack’...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Meigs Health Matters: The dangers of smokeless products

Meigs Health Matters: The dangers of smokeless products

Using smokeless products can cause serious health problems. Protect your health; don’t start. If you do use them, quit. Smokeless tobacco contai...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Search the Scriptures: Draw Near

Search the Scriptures: Draw Near

The Bible tells us, “Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.” (James 4:8a)This promise is both heartening and encouraging. It also...

October 18th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: ‘First Place is Not Always the Best Place’ – Mark 10: 35-45

God’s Kids Korner: ‘First Place is Not Always the Best Place’ – Mark 10: 35-45

In the Book of Mark, Chapter 10, and Verses 35-45, we read about two of Jesus’ Disciples who had a very specific request. James and John believe...

October 18th, 2018 |  


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