NEWS


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Today at the Gallia Jr. Fair
3:09 pm |    
Thompson joins PVH team

Tax-free shopping this weekend on ‘back to school’ items

OHIO — Shoppers in Ohio will be able to take advantage of a “Sales Tax Holiday” this weekend for back-to-school shopping.The sales t...

August 4th, 2021 |  


Meigs Heritage Festival planned

Meigs Heritage Festival planned

CHESTER — Chester Shade Historical Association has announced plans for the Meigs County Heritage Festival this fall. The date has been set for O...

August 4th, 2021 |  


Pope named Miss Gallia County

Pope named Miss Gallia County

GALLIPOLIS — Erin Pope of Gallipolis has been crowned this year’s Miss Gallia County.Pope was chosen during the opening night of the Galli...

August 4th, 2021 |  


Badran joins PVH team

Badran joins PVH team

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) recently welcomed Sam Badran, M.D., FACOG, gynecologist to its medical staff.According to...

August 3rd, 2021 |  


Gallipolis City Board of Ed. approves personnel

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis City Schools Board of Education met last month to approve agenda items, including approving personnel and contracts....

August 3rd, 2021 |  


Grants to support expansion of mobile response and stabilization services

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS), in partnership with Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s C...

August 3rd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


12:47 pm |    
Ohio picked 2nd in MAC East
Lancaster pulls away from Post 39, 14-4

Lancaster pulls away from Post 39, 14-4

LANCASTER, Ohio — The streak is over, but the series is still alive.The Meigs Post 39 baseball team had its five-game winning streak come to an ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Post 39 holds off Lancaster, 8-7

Post 39 holds off Lancaster, 8-7

LANCASTER, Ohio — Some stressful moments, but the streak continues.The Post 39 baseball team won its fifth game in a row on Tuesday at Beavers F...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Herd picked to win C-USA East Division

Herd picked to win C-USA East Division

DALLAS, Texas — A rematch in the making?If a preseason media poll is any indication, the Marshall football team will have its chance for revenge...

July 20th, 2021 |  


Meigs Post 39 pummels Glouster, 11-1

Meigs Post 39 pummels Glouster, 11-1

LANCASTER, Ohio — The start to the postseason couldn’t have gone much better.The Meigs Post 39 American Legion baseball team opened the di...

July 19th, 2021 |  


OVP Prep Football Schedules

Gallia Academy Blue DevilsAug. 20vs. Meigs7 p.m.Aug. 27at Athens7 p.m.Sept. 3at Point Pleasant7 p.m.Sept. 10vs. Chesapeake7 p.m.Sept. 17vs. Portsmouth...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Post 39 blanks Glouster, 6-0

Post 39 blanks Glouster, 6-0

GLOUSTER, Ohio — A four-pitcher gem, and a fourth straight win.The Meigs Post 39 baseball team won its fourth consecutive game on Thursday in At...

July 16th, 2021 updated: July 16th, 2021. |  


LIFE


1:49 pm |    
Middleport Yard of the Week
National Junior Shorthorn Show winners

National Junior Shorthorn Show winners

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Junior Shorthorn enthusiasts gathering from 28 states recently competed in the 2021 National Junior Shorthorn Show & Youth...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Wahama Alumni award scholarships

Although the Wahama Alumni banquet had to be canceled this year, the alumni awarded $5,400 in scholarships to graduating seniors. These scholarships w...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Competing at the national level

Competing at the national level

A local student from Southwestern Elementary recently walked away with a national championship and the Southwestern club placed eighth in the National...

July 9th, 2021 |  


Browning earns Black Belt

Browning earns Black Belt

The Point Pleasant branch school of S.H. Kang’s Taekwondo Academy recently acknowledged a new Black Belt in the association’s 204th Promot...

July 9th, 2021 |  


RACO plans upcoming events

RACINE — The Racine Area Community Organization held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 22, at the Kathryn Hart community room. Tonja Hunter...

July 8th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Cross Words: You can stop trying to figure it out

Cross Words: You can stop trying to figure it out

I used to be an early riser. But I’m becoming more of a night owl. It’s common for me to drink a cup of coffee at 10 o’clock and go ...

August 5th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Back to school vaccinations

Meigs Health Matters… Back to school vaccinations

If routine vaccinations escaped your mind during the pandemic, you are not alone. Unfortunately, regular vaccination numbers fell during 2020 all acro...

July 30th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: Listen to God’s message

Search the Scriptures: Listen to God’s message

The prophet Amos had not always been a prophet. He started out his working life as herdsman and a tree pruner in the nation of Judah. But God called h...

July 29th, 2021 |  


Be a giver of mercy

Be a giver of mercy

I was given definite orders not to relate the following anecdote. So, I am not going to tell it. Nonetheless, the name of “the person” wil...

July 29th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Understanding The Lord’s Prayer

God’s Kids Korner: Understanding The Lord’s Prayer

Most of you have heard or even know the Lord’s Prayer. It is in the Bible in two different places: Luke 11:1-4 and Matthew 6: 9-15. Jesus was a ...

July 29th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Trust God more than yourself

Cross Words: Trust God more than yourself

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight y...

July 29th, 2021 |  


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