NEWS


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Updated: 1:53 pm. |    
Casting for the ‘Big Kat’
3 new cases reported in area …. Latest stats from Meigs, Mason, Gallia

3 new cases reported in area …. Latest stats from Meigs, Mason, Gallia

OHIO VALLEY — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reported three additional cases of COVID-19 in Mason County on T...

May 13th, 2021 |  


CDC: Fully vaccinated people can largely ditch masks indoors

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday eased ...

May 13th, 2021 |  


‘Farm Fest’ to return… Schedule for 50th anniversary released

‘Farm Fest’ to return… Schedule for 50th anniversary released

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — As promised, after last year’s festival was canceled due to the pandemic, the Bob Evans Farm Fest will be returning thi...

May 13th, 2021 |  


Gallipolis Board of Ed. approves agenda items

Gallipolis Board of Ed. approves agenda items

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis City School District Board of Education meet last month to approve agenda items.During the meeting, the board approv...

May 13th, 2021 |  


US advisers endorse Pfizer COVID shot for kids 12 and up

U.S. health advisers endorsed use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12 on Wednesday — just as planned new guidelines say it...

May 13th, 2021 |  


MU launches student vaccination awareness effort

MU launches student vaccination awareness effort

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University has introduced a public awareness campaign for its student population, encouraging them to obtain a COVI...

May 13th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Falcons soar past Point, 7-1

White Falcons outlast Charleston Catholic, 10-8

Finally, some good fortunes … and against the Irish no less. Wahama snapped a 3-game losing skid on Wednesday night with a wire-to-wire 10-8 vic...

May 13th, 2021 |  


Locals compete at Meigs Open

Warren and Vinton County respectively took the top two spots in each competition, but six local programs also made an impression on Tuesday at the Mei...

May 13th, 2021 |  


Ohio baseball tournament draw

Ohio baseball tournament draw

The high school postseason is just around the corner, but the roads to the district tournament were paved Sunday afternoon as the 2021 OHSAA Southeast...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Blue Devils sweep Point, 8-5

Blue Devils sweep Point, 8-5

Early and often … and then the Blue Devils just held on. Gallia Academy stormed out to a 4-3 lead after one inning and tacked on two more runs o...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Southern, Lady Rebels split DH

Southern, Lady Rebels split DH

The Southern and South Gallia softball teams split a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division double-header on Tuesday at Star Mill Park, with the Lady ...

May 12th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Honoring Veterans
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Nowlin earns doctorate
Call advances in competition

Call advances in competition

Alexandria “Allie” Call, pictured, a Level 9 Bozhis gymnast, recently competed for for the State of West Virginia at the USA Gymnastics Re...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Gallia retired teachers announce scholarships

The Gallia County Retired Teachers Association recently announced its scholarship recipients for the 2021 Katherine Williams Gallia County Retired Tea...

April 30th, 2021 |  


FBI agent visits Buckeye Hills Career Center

FBI agent visits Buckeye Hills Career Center

The Buckeye Hills Career Center’s Cybersecurity and Criminal Justice students recently had the opportunity to sit down with an FBI agent.Accordi...

April 28th, 2021 |  


RVHS Honor Roll reported

River Valley High School reports the honor roll for the third quarter of this school year as follows:Freshman – Kyndall Beaver, Hannah Bias, Col...

April 27th, 2021 |  


Bobo 30th anniversary

Bobo 30th anniversary

Steve and Tanya Bobo recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on April 19th. The couple was married in the chapel at Fifth Avenue Baptist Ch...

April 23rd, 2021 |  


A new church sign

A new church sign

The Dean Family recently made and donated a new sign for Carleton Church. Pastor Jimmie Evans, of the Carleton Church, is pictured with John Dean afte...

April 23rd, 2021 |  


OPINION


Cross Words: How worship and missions are related

Cross Words: How worship and missions are related

On any given Sunday, I have the joy of leading our church in worship. And I’m reminded this week of the relationship between worship and mission...

May 13th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Through life’s maze

God’s Kids Korner: Through life’s maze

Do you like working puzzles? I do, and I especially enjoy solving a type of puzzle called a maze. You may have worked a maze yourself at school or in ...

May 13th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… The importance of handwashing

Meigs Health Matters… The importance of handwashing

Keeping hands clean is especially important to help prevent COVID-19 and other viruses from spreading. Handwashing is one of the best ways to keep you...

May 7th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: ‘Ask, and it will be given to you…’

A Hunger for More: ‘Ask, and it will be given to you…’

We have just held the National Day of Prayer observance across the country including our own in Gallia County. While I was not able to physically part...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: How should we pray?

Search the Scriptures: How should we pray?

Have you ever wondered about the right way to pray? Or whether there was a wrong way to pray?As one surveys the world, one observes that there are a m...

May 6th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

I am sure that all of you know that it is Mother’s Day this coming Sunday. You will probably give your mother a card or a present. Someplace on ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


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