NEWS


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The last full measure
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Bees of the Ohio Valley: Mason Bees

COVID on the rise as mask guidance changes

OHIO VALLEY — New mask guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on Tuesday recommended masks indoors for all people...

July 28th, 2021 |  


Sternwheel Regatta set

Sternwheel Regatta set

POMEROY — The annual Pomeroy Sternwheel Regatta will take place Sept. 23-25 along the riverfront in downtown Pomeroy.The Regatta will feature th...

July 28th, 2021 |  


Construction is progressing on the new Gallia County Jail facility, pictured here along Second Avenue on Wednesday. As previously reported by Ohio Val...

July 28th, 2021 |  


Nine vying for ‘Miss Gallia County’

Nine vying for ‘Miss Gallia County’

GALLIPOLIS — Nine contestants will be competing to wear the Miss Gallia County crown on the opening night of the Gallia County Jr. Fair, Monday,...

July 28th, 2021 |  


Reported farm machinery theft investigation leads to arrest, recovery of property

Reported farm machinery theft investigation leads to arrest, recovery of property

GALLIPOLIS — The reported theft of farm machinery which was later recovered has resulted in the arrest of a Pike County man, according to Gallia...

July 27th, 2021 |  


Story time at Bossard

Story time at Bossard

GALLIPOLIS — Local author Suzanne Alexander was Bossard Memorial Library’s guest presenter at story time on Monday where she read her rece...

July 27th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Ohio picked 2nd in MAC East
Lancaster pulls away from Post 39, 14-4

Lancaster pulls away from Post 39, 14-4

LANCASTER, Ohio — The streak is over, but the series is still alive.The Meigs Post 39 baseball team had its five-game winning streak come to an ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Post 39 holds off Lancaster, 8-7

Post 39 holds off Lancaster, 8-7

LANCASTER, Ohio — Some stressful moments, but the streak continues.The Post 39 baseball team won its fifth game in a row on Tuesday at Beavers F...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Herd picked to win C-USA East Division

Herd picked to win C-USA East Division

DALLAS, Texas — A rematch in the making?If a preseason media poll is any indication, the Marshall football team will have its chance for revenge...

July 20th, 2021 |  


Meigs Post 39 pummels Glouster, 11-1

Meigs Post 39 pummels Glouster, 11-1

LANCASTER, Ohio — The start to the postseason couldn’t have gone much better.The Meigs Post 39 American Legion baseball team opened the di...

July 19th, 2021 |  


OVP Prep Football Schedules

Gallia Academy Blue DevilsAug. 20vs. Meigs7 p.m.Aug. 27at Athens7 p.m.Sept. 3at Point Pleasant7 p.m.Sept. 10vs. Chesapeake7 p.m.Sept. 17vs. Portsmouth...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Post 39 blanks Glouster, 6-0

Post 39 blanks Glouster, 6-0

GLOUSTER, Ohio — A four-pitcher gem, and a fourth straight win.The Meigs Post 39 baseball team won its fourth consecutive game on Thursday in At...

July 16th, 2021 updated: July 16th, 2021. |  


LIFE


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Middleport Yard of the Week
Competing at the national level

Competing at the national level

A local student from Southwestern Elementary recently walked away with a national championship and the Southwestern club placed eighth in the National...

July 9th, 2021 |  


Browning earns Black Belt

Browning earns Black Belt

The Point Pleasant branch school of S.H. Kang’s Taekwondo Academy recently acknowledged a new Black Belt in the association’s 204th Promot...

July 9th, 2021 |  


RACO plans upcoming events

RACINE — The Racine Area Community Organization held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 22, at the Kathryn Hart community room. Tonja Hunter...

July 8th, 2021 |  


Supporting local military personnel

Supporting local military personnel

Beau Sang’s State Farm Insurance recently held a competition among staff with the winner receiving a $500 donation to the charity of their choic...

July 6th, 2021 |  


PVH ‘Employees of the Month’ announced

PVH ‘Employees of the Month’ announced

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) has announced the Customer Service Employees of the Month as Amanda Lewis from the labora...

July 2nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Be a giver of mercy
God’s Kids Korner: Understanding The Lord’s Prayer

God’s Kids Korner: Understanding The Lord’s Prayer

Most of you have heard or even know the Lord’s Prayer. It is in the Bible in two different places: Luke 11:1-4 and Matthew 6: 9-15. Jesus was a ...

July 29th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Trust God more than yourself

Cross Words: Trust God more than yourself

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight y...

July 29th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Preventing teen pregnancy

Meigs Health Matters… Preventing teen pregnancy

Did you know that 1-in-4 girls will be pregnant at least one time before the age of 20? During 2016, reports show that, combined, there were over 900,...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Grace-empowered rest

Cross Words: Grace-empowered rest

Last week, I wrote about grace-empowered work. But we also need to understand grace-empowered rest.Most of us realize our need for help when it comes ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Celebrate God!

God’s Kids Korner: Celebrate God!

One of my favorite Bible verses is from Philippians, Chapter 4, Verse 4. This is a very well-known passage that says, “Rejoice in the Lord alway...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Spiritual stamina is a relevant concern

Spiritual stamina is a relevant concern

From a great verse of Scripture located at Jeremiah 12:5, God asked Jeremiah a pointed question, “If you have run with the footmen, and they hav...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


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