NEWS


4:16 pm
Updated: 6:00 pm. |    
Promoting local tourism… Meigs Guide being compiled
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Gallia Auditor appointed
Healthy Words to Live By… How often do patients need a pap smear?

Healthy Words to Live By… How often do patients need a pap smear?

A pap smear is used to screen women for cervical cancer. Years ago, women had a Pap smear at each annual visit, but today Pap smears have improved and...

January 19th, 2022 |  


County Commissioners make Board appointments

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Commission has appointed and designated representatives for boards across Gallia County for 2022.The following pe...

January 19th, 2022 |  


5 deaths, 66 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

5 deaths, 66 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there were five new deaths, as well as, 66 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Publish...

January 18th, 2022 |  


County Commissioners approve agenda items

County Commissioners approve agenda items

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Board of Commissioners recently approved the minutes from the Jan. 6 commission meeting.Commissioners Harold Mont...

January 18th, 2022 |  


ODOT: Work begins to ‘proactively address landslide’ on 218

ODOT: Work begins to ‘proactively address landslide’ on 218

MARIETTA — A landslide repair project starting Wednesday, Jan. 19 on Ohio 218 in Gallia County is one of dozens of Ohio Department of Transporta...

January 18th, 2022 |  


Snow event hits region

Snow event hits region

OHIO VALLEY — Winter arrived for Round Two on Sunday into Monday across the Ohio Valley Publishing area.Freezing rain and sleet turned into seve...

January 17th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Lady Rebels rout Symmes Valley, 70-42

Lady Rebels rout Symmes Valley, 70-42

WILLOW WOOD, Ohio — The South Gallia girls basketball team is on a 4-game winning streak after a 70-42 road victory over the Symmes Valley Lady ...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Point wins Braxton County Invite

Point wins Braxton County Invite

SUTTON, W.Va. — Instead of battling at the postponed Top Gun Tournament in Alliance, the Big Blacks were more than happy to settle for the top s...

January 19th, 2022 |  


Lady Rebels take down River Valley, 54-39

Lady Rebels take down River Valley, 54-39

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — It took two and a half quarters to do it, but the Red and Gold took down their rivals.The South Gallia girls basketball team...

January 19th, 2022 |  


OVP sports events for Tuesday, Jan. 18

Tuesday, Jan. 18Boys BasketballSouth Gallia at River Valley, ppd.OVCS at Hannan, ppd.Coal Grove at Gallia Academy, 7 p.m. — moved to Wednesday (...

January 18th, 2022 updated: January 18th, 2022. |  


Lady Rebels rip Athens, 59-34

THE PLAINS, Ohio — It was practically over before it started.The South Gallia girls basketball team hit five first half trifectas and built a si...

January 17th, 2022 |  


LIFE


5:42 pm |    
Retired Teachers give back
Beta Alpha members hear dyslexia presentation

Beta Alpha members hear dyslexia presentation

GALLIPOLIS — The Beta Alpha Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma recently met at the Holzer Health Center in The East Family Community Room for their No...

December 30th, 2021 |  


Veterans remembered with wreath ceremony

Veterans remembered with wreath ceremony

CLAY TOWNSHIP — The inaugural Wreaths Across America event at Providence Cemetery brought the community together to honor veterans.Each year, De...

December 21st, 2021 |  


Point Pleasant Writers Guild celebrates the season

Point Pleasant Writers Guild celebrates the season

With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas before us, members of the Point Pleasant Writers Guild found time to squeeze eating in while meeting on two ...

December 14th, 2021 |  


GAMS Honor Roll released

Gallia Academy Middle School recently released its honor roll for the first nine weeks as follows:Sixth GradePaiten Arnold, Nick Barnes, Adriana Bartk...

December 13th, 2021 |  


Students donate to animal shelters

Students donate to animal shelters

First graders at Meigs Primary School recently collected items for dogs at the Meigs County Animal Shelter. Items were also collected for cats but tho...

December 10th, 2021 |  


OPINION


7:45 pm |    
Glimpses of America, 1957
A former student scores again

A former student scores again

Until the death of the president of Training, Solutions, Inc. in 2020 and the closing of the company, for decades I frequently taught courses in creat...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: A good sermon

Search the Scriptures: A good sermon

What makes a sermon good?Seeing as how sermons constitute such a large percentage of our periods of worship, at least in regards to time, it seems sen...

January 20th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Lost and found

God’s Kids Korner: Lost and found

Have you ever misplaced something? Of course, you have. We have all done that, haven’t we? Perhaps we were reading a book and put it down and th...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Reducing prescription drug prices

Reducing prescription drug prices

This year, we are finally making progress in our efforts to bring down the cost of prescription drugs for Ohio seniors. We know that too many Ohioans ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


When a cell phone wasn’t needed

When a cell phone wasn’t needed

One was in our kitchen and one was on the landing at the top of the stairs in my parents home when I was growing up. They were stationed on the wall a...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: Baptism is an appeal to God

Search the Scriptures: Baptism is an appeal to God

In his first epistle, the apostle Peter makes mention of the great deluge in the days of Noah, and how eight individuals were saved from the water, by...

January 13th, 2022 |  


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