NEWS


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Riding for a cause

Logan man indicted for murder of wife

LOGAN — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Hocking County Prosecutor Benjamin E. Fickel announced, in a news release on Wednesday afternoon, ...

September 19th, 2018 updated: September 19th, 2018. |  


Vallee receives Dorothy Royce Award

Vallee receives Dorothy Royce Award

Each year, the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice recognizes outstanding individuals for the exemplary service and care they provide. The dedicati...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Edward Jones financial advisors and families donate to Make-A-Wish

Edward Jones financial advisors and families donate to Make-A-Wish

MASON COUNTY — Two West Virginia boys had their wishes to visit Walt Disney World come true thanks to a nearly $12,000 grant to Make-A-Wish®...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Holzer celebrates National Security Officer Appreciation Week

Holzer celebrates National Security Officer Appreciation Week

Holzer recently recognized security officers during the fourth annual National Security Officer Appreciation Week, Sept. 16-22, 2018.National Security...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Leo Club holds leadership conference

Leo Club holds leadership conference

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis Community Leo Club recently hosted a conference at Bossard Memorial Library so students might present and listen to ...

September 18th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Southern streaks past Lady Falcons

Southern streaks past Lady Falcons

MASON, W.Va. — From winless to a winning streak.It’s been a pretty good 24-hour cycle for the Southern volleyball team as the Lady Tornado...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Lady Tomcats edge Eastern

GLOUSTER, Ohio — As close as it gets.The Eastern volleyball team suffered its first Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division setback of the season...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Golden Bears beat Rio in RSC opener

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — West Virginia University-Tech dominated from start to finish and cruised to a 3-0 win over the University of Rio Grande, Tues...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Tornadoes win tri-match at Riverside

MASON, W.Va. — Different location, same result.After defeating the Meigs golf team in head-to-head action at the Meigs Golf Course on Thursday, ...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Blue Angels sweep Meigs

Blue Angels sweep Meigs

CENTENARY, Ohio — A perfect 10th.The Gallia Academy volleyball team improved to 10-0 on the season with a straight games victory over Meigs, in ...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Lady Marauders roll past Marietta

POMEROY, Ohio — A fitting send-off for the reigning league champions.The Meigs girls golf team — which captured the inaugural Tri-Valley C...

September 19th, 2018 |  


LIFE


2:33 pm |    
NSHSS inducts local student
BHCC surgical tech students graduate

BHCC surgical tech students graduate

RIO GRANDE — The Buckeye Hills Career Center held the graduation for the certificate program in the school of Surgical Technology for 2018 on Se...

September 17th, 2018 |  


Rio hosts annual ‘Employee and Family Picnic’

RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College faculty and staff spend long hours to providing students with high qu...

September 15th, 2018 |  


Elks donate to UMC food pantry

Elks donate to UMC food pantry

The food pantry at Grace United Methodist Church began in 2002 when the church youth pushed grocery carts up and down a section of Second Avenue askin...

September 15th, 2018 |  


Recognizing Suicide Prevention Month

Recognizing Suicide Prevention Month

Gallia Commissioners and the Gallia Prosecutor’s Office recognized September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. From left to right are Galli...

September 13th, 2018 |  


Gordon honored by Chautauqua Committee

Gordon honored by Chautauqua Committee

The local Ohio Chautauqua committee recently honored Robert D. Gordon for his years of service in bringing Ohio Chautauqua to Gallipolis. Pictured lef...

September 12th, 2018 |  


Medal recipient, Gallia resident tour ship

Medal recipient, Gallia resident tour ship

NORFOLK, Va. — Hershel “Woody” Williams, the last surviving Medal of Honor recipient of the battle of Iwo Jima in World War II, Ron ...

September 12th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Teen testimony: A Message to Coffee Mugs

Teen testimony: A Message to Coffee Mugs

As an avid coffee drinker, I know what makes a good cup of coffee. It all begins with a good brand of coffee grounds. I prefer McDonald’s. Then,...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Search the Scriptures: Where are you walking?

Search the Scriptures: Where are you walking?

One of the metaphors used throughout the Bible, and one perhaps not fully appreciated by our modern sensibilities is that of “walking.”Con...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Meigs Health Matters: Head lice symptoms and treatments

Meigs Health Matters: Head lice symptoms and treatments

“You have head lice.” This is one of the most dreaded statements a parent can hear from a health department or school nurse. Infestation w...

September 17th, 2018 |  


No news is okay, for a little while

No news is okay, for a little while

Through reasons that were beyond our control, we were without telephone or Internet service for a few days last week. It began late on a Friday aftern...

September 15th, 2018 |  


September Veterans of the Month

Our veterans of the month are Jimmy Carter, United States Navy, and Calvin Minnis, United States Army.These civilians, Jimmy Carter and Calvin Minnis,...

September 15th, 2018 |  


Helping you age better: National Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Helping you age better: National Falls Prevention Awareness Day

September 22nd is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Did you know that every 11 seconds, an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a...

September 15th, 2018 |  


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