NEWS


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GPD searches for missing woman
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Art in the Village
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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 |  


City discusses maintenance worker title changes

City discusses maintenance worker title changes

GALLIPOLIS — Gallipolis City Commission met for a special meeting Tuesday and discussed concerns with an ongoing culvert replacement project on ...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Sheriff’s office searching for missing man

Sheriff’s office searching for missing man

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a missing man who reportedly walked away from a nursing facility on Buckr...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Dayton man sentenced on drug charges

Dayton man sentenced on drug charges

GALLIPOLIS — A Dayton man was sentenced to eight years and 11 months in prison in the Gallia Court of Common Pleas Wednesday.Following a one-day...

October 17th, 2018 updated: October 17th, 2018. |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Cats clobber Bowling Green, 49-14

Cats clobber Bowling Green, 49-14

ATHENS, Ohio — Run early, run often.The OU football team ran for 392 yards, 343 of which came in the first half, as the Bobcats rolled to a 49-1...

October 21st, 2018 |  


Blue Angels win sectional crown

Blue Angels win sectional crown

The Gallia Academy volleyball team won its fourth straight sectional title on Saturday in Centenary, as the second-seeded Blue Angels rolled to a stra...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Bobcats breeze past Bowling Green, 49-14

Bobcats breeze past Bowling Green, 49-14

The Ohio football team celebrated homecoming in style on Saturday inside Peden Stadium, as the Bobcats rolled to a 49-14 victory over Mid-American Con...

October 20th, 2018 |  


LIFE


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 |  


For His Glory 4-H news

GALLIPOLIS — This month’s meeting was Sept. 30 for For His Glory 4-H club.For this month’s meeting, members were at their normal pla...

October 8th, 2018 |  


Homecoming at South Gallia

Homecoming at South Gallia

These are the young ladies vying for the title of South Gallia Homecoming Queen Friday night, October 5. From left, Jessica Luther, Bailey Walter, and...

October 4th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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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 |  


A Hunger for More: Take the mask off and come clean

A Hunger for More: Take the mask off and come clean

In this, the end of October, many a masked child can be seen stalking throughout the various corners of southern Ohio, in passionate searches of the s...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Anyone polling God?

Anyone polling God?

Many are gauging opinions through a multitude of opinion polls these days. Opinion polls drive politics. Opinion polls drive manufacturing. Opinion po...

October 18th, 2018 |  


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