NEWS


9:21 pm |    
Holzer ‘Goes Red’
8:28 pm
Updated: 10:37 pm. |    
Weather station placed on Rio Campus
9:16 pm |    
City discusses 2019 budget
Ohio Governor to announce proposed gas tax hike

Ohio Governor to announce proposed gas tax hike

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine will announce Thursday his proposed recommendation for increasing the state gas tax to address a chronic ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Teachers taking a stand together

Teachers taking a stand together

MASON COUNTY — Teachers across the state stood together for a statewide work stoppage on Tuesday in opposition of the Education Senate Bill 451 ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Missing teen has been found

POINT PLEASANT — A missing Point Pleasant teenager has been found safe.Point Pleasant Chief of Police Joe Veith announced Monday evening on the ...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Ariel looks to spring shows

Ariel looks to spring shows

GALLIPOLIS — The Ohio Valley Symphony, and its home the Ariel Opera House, are preparing for spring performances to celebrate its 30th anniversa...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Coin show displays local history

Coin show displays local history

POMEROY — The OH-Kan Coin Club held one of their coin and local history shows at the Pomeroy Library on Saturday.The club began in 1961 in Point...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Highway money top of DeWine’s budget concerns

Highway money top of DeWine’s budget concerns

COLUMBUS — Mike DeWine has been governor of Ohio for about a month and so far has encountered just one surprise.But it’s a big one.A $1.5 ...

February 16th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


7:07 pm |    
Point, Wahama faring well
Rebels sneak past Miller, 56-55

Rebels sneak past Miller, 56-55

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — An off night made right.Senior Braxton Hardy converted his only points of the second half on a layup with seven seconds left...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Lady Eagles bounce Clay, 49-30

Lady Eagles bounce Clay, 49-30

JACKSON, Ohio — Back to the round of 32.After a one-year hiatus, the Eastern girls basketball team is headed to the district final for the ninth...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Vikings pull away from Point, 71-56

Vikings pull away from Point, 71-56

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Just not enough firepower down the home stretch.Visiting Ripley used a 43-32 second half surge to turn a slim four-point...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Lady Marauders fall to Washington, 60-49

Lady Marauders fall to Washington, 60-49

LONDONDERRY, Ohio — The Lady Marauders’ first trip to districts in nearly two decades didn’t quite go as planned.The third-seeded Me...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Big Blacks build Day 1 lead

Big Blacks build Day 1 lead

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — It wasn’t historic, but impressive nonetheless.The Point Pleasant wrestling team won its first seven bouts and went 10...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


LIFE


RVHS first semester honor roll

RVHS first semester honor roll

BIDWELL — River Valley High School recently released its firs semester honor roll students listing.Freshman – Allison Arrowood, Morrisa Ba...

February 11th, 2019 |  


Buckeye Hills honor roll

RIO GRANDE — The following students appeared on the Honor Roll at Buckeye Hills Career Center for the second nine weeks grading period that ende...

February 7th, 2019 |  


RVHS first semester honor roll

RVHS first semester honor roll

BIDWELL — River Valley High School recently released its firs semester honor roll students listing.Freshman – Allison Arrowood, Morrisa Ba...

February 7th, 2019 |  


Washington Elementary Honor Roll

Washington Elementary Honor Roll

GALLIPOLIS — Washington Elementary Principal, Helenlu Morgan, has announced the students who have made the Honor Roll for the second-nine weeks ...

February 7th, 2019 |  


Rio announces Dean’s List

RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to announce the students who have been recognized for the F...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Rio announces Merit List

RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to announce the students who have been recognized for the F...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


OPINION


Search the Scriptures: A way of escape

Search the Scriptures: A way of escape

Recently observed on the internet was a meme which encouraged the reader, “When things seem about as bad as they can get, look up because God is...

February 21st, 2019 |  


I was just thinking

I was just thinking

I was just thinking, and that, specifically about the inspiration generated by the imagery used in the Bible that conveys instructional spiritual trut...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Volunteer advocates needed

We have a unique opportunity at the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) for those who are interested in serving as a volunteer advocate for nursing...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Letter to the Editor: On the President’s Day holiday…

Dear Editor,One definitely to be honored this month is President Barack Obama, the first black president of the United States of America. Now if that&...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Bonita Mae Mink

GALLIPOLIS — Bonita Mae Mink, 82, of Gallipolis, Ohio passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 in the Holzer Medical Center.Bonita was born on M...

February 16th, 2019 updated: February 16th, 2019. |  


Give a hug before the goodbye comes

Give a hug before the goodbye comes

The Mrs. had ailed consistently in recent years. As a matter of fact, she had just gotten home from another stay in the hospital. From her bed, she ca...

February 14th, 2019 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA