NEWS


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River on the rise

Emergency HEAP Program ending March 31

OHIO VALLEY — The Gallia-Meigs Community Action Agency (GMCAA) announces it is continuing to assist customers with its main heating source and/o...

March 1st, 2021 |  


Marshall plans in-person spring commencement

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University President Jerome A. Gilbert announced the university’s spring 2021 commencement ceremony will be a...

March 1st, 2021 |  


Seminar discusses human trafficking on social media

Seminar discusses human trafficking on social media

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande hosted the second seminar of a three-part series on Human Trafficking in Higher Ed.The second se...

March 1st, 2021 |  


COVID death reported in Meigs … Latest cases reported across area

OHIO VALLEY — The Meigs County Health Department reported one additional COVID-19 related death on Friday, a person in the 80-89 age range.Five ...

February 26th, 2021 |  


The Underground Railroad – Gallia and Meigs counties, Part 1

OHIO VALLEY — The Underground Railroad reached its peak in the 1850’s, and has become synonymous with the battle to end slavery.This vast ...

February 26th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Late surge lifts RedStorm men to title game

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — There’s an oft-used phrase in life which says, “It’s not how you start, but how you finish.”With the ...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Marauders outlast Vinton County, 56-53

Marauders outlast Vinton County, 56-53

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — At home for the final time this season, the Marauders got a little revenge.The Meigs boys basketball team — which fell...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Marauders top Wellston, fall at NYHS

A so-so Sunday.The Meigs boys basketball team dropped a 56-53 decision to Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division host Nelsonville-York on Sunday afternoo...

March 1st, 2021 |  


Raiders repeat as sectional champs

Raiders repeat as sectional champs

ALBANY, Ohio — Even better the second time around.The River Valley wrestling team set program records with eight district qualifiers and four di...

February 28th, 2021 |  


GA advances 9 to D-2 districts

GA advances 9 to D-2 districts

ALBANY, Ohio — About as impressive a fourth place showing that anyone could find.The Gallia Academy wrestling team claimed two weight class titl...

February 28th, 2021 |  


LIFE


College news and notes

Anderson performing in Marietta College’s production of ‘The Laramie Project’ MARIETTA — Noah Anderson of Pomeroy, Ohio, is a ...

February 12th, 2021 |  


College News and Notes

Fall 2020 Dean’s Honor List CEDARVILLE — Cedarville University recently released the fall 2020 Dean’s List. This recognition require...

February 5th, 2021 |  


Holzer pediatric sponsors recognized

Holzer pediatric sponsors recognized

The Earl Neff Pediatric Fund at Holzer Health System continues to be supported by area businesses and organizations.The Pediatric Fund, in existence f...

February 2nd, 2021 |  


Supporting the community

Supporting the community

GALLIPOLIS – Members of New Life Lutheran Church have been partnering with Poppy’s Coffee, Tea & Remedies for several months to provid...

January 26th, 2021 |  


College news and notes

Bob Jones University students named to President’s List GREENVILLE, SC — The following students are among approximately 600 Bob Jones Univ...

January 15th, 2021 |  


OPINION


A Hunger for More: In other words, watch your life

A Hunger for More: In other words, watch your life

We often forget as Christians the degree to which the life we live now as Christians is truly a type of warfare. Our enemy is the devil. He is the one...

February 25th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Beholding Christ, knowing God

Cross Words: Beholding Christ, knowing God

Spurgeon once told a group of pastors, “When a man is upstairs in bed, and cannot do any hurt, you pray for him. When he is downstairs, and can ...

February 25th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Second Sunday of Lent… One starry night

God’s Kids Korner: Second Sunday of Lent… One starry night

There was a man named Abram in the Old Testament, Genesis, Chapter 15. He was a good man who owned many sheep and cattle. He lived with his wife Sarai...

February 25th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Acid reflux in children and babies

Meigs Health Matters… Acid reflux in children and babies

With our fast paced lives, it’s no wonder that it seems more people suffer from upset stomachs and indigestion. We often eat in a hurry, on the ...

February 19th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: The truth is real

Search the Scriptures: The truth is real

The Bible claims that there is such a thing as Truth.“Buy the truth, and do not sell it; buy wisdom, instruction and understanding (Proverbs 23:...

February 18th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Kept by God in Christ

Cross Words: Kept by God in Christ

Several people are unsure of their salvation. If you ask them about it, they say, “I hope I’m saved. Who am I to say whether I’m goi...

February 18th, 2021 |  


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