NEWS


Rio closes Lyne Center, report of carbon monoxide

Rio closes Lyne Center, report of carbon monoxide

RIO GRANDE — The Rio Grande Fire Department reported to an emergency call around 11 a.m. at the Lyne Center of the Rio Grande Community College ...

October 14th, 2019 updated: October 14th, 2019. |  


Farm festivities in Gallia

Farm festivities in Gallia

Workers work beneath the sorghum demonstration barn on the Bob Evans Farm during the 49th annual Bob Evans Farm Festival which began on Friday and con...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Heath screening event Tuesday

GALLIPOLIS — This October, Holzer is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.Each of Holzer’s locations that provid...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Meeting the right people at right times

Meeting the right people at right times

GALLIPOLIS — After facing unemployment and language barriers half the world away, Erin O’Neil decided to make the best of her situation to...

October 10th, 2019 updated: October 10th, 2019. |  


Early voting begins

Early voting begins

GALLIPOLIS — Early voting has started for the coming November election.According to the Gallia Board of Elections, from now until Oct. 25, the b...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Brunner to speak before Gallia democrats

Brunner to speak before Gallia democrats

GALLIPOLIS — Gallia Democrats will be hosting their fall dinner at the Gallipolis AMVETS building Oct. 21 where Ohio Tenth District Court of App...

October 9th, 2019 updated: October 10th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


5:30 pm |    
Week 8 football previews

Black Knights top Capital, 3-1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A really good road win.The Point Pleasant boys soccer team notched its fifth consecutive victory and moved over the .500 mar...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Blue Angels ousted by Warren, 3-1

VINCENT, Ohio — A second season in the books.The Gallia Academy girls soccer team — co-champion of the Ohio Valley Conference — had ...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Lady Knights win 20th match, sweep OVCS

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Nothing dirty about this dozen.The Point Pleasant volleyball team was down 1-0 in the opening game, then never trailed t...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Rio’s Gioffre earns all-tourney honor

McDERMOTT, Ohio — University of Rio Grande senior Rafaella Gioffre shot a 12-over par 84 on Tuesday to record a second place finish individually...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Rio men take 6th place in fall finale

McDERMOTT, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande men’s golf team closed out its fall schedule on Tuesday with a sixth place finish in the Ro...

October 16th, 2019 |  


RedStorm women cruise past Brescia

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Finally, the University of Rio Grande women’s soccer team found a way to finish.The RedStorm scored four second half goal...

October 16th, 2019 |  


LIFE


11:12 am |    
Writers Guild hosts guests

Livestock report

GALLIPOLIS — The latest livestock report as submitted by United Producers, Inc., 357 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, Ohio, 740-446-9696.Date of Sale: ...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Writers Guild hosts guests

Writers Guild hosts guests

The Point Pleasant Writers Guild had not one, but three guest speakers at its last meeting, Melecio P. Simon, Jr., also known as Dr. Mel, Mea Enrico o...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Gallia Legislative Town Hall

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Chamber of Commerce, along with Holzer Medical Center, will host the 2019 Gallia County Chamber Legislative Town ...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Be a HERo and fight breast cancer

Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among women in the U.S. which is why Gordmans, as part of the Stage community of stores, is ...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Fruth Charitable Trust makes donation

Fruth Charitable Trust makes donation

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Jack & Frances “Babs” Fruth Charitable Trust recently made a donation to Trinity United Methodist Ch...

October 9th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Cross Words: God still requires acceptable worship

Cross Words: God still requires acceptable worship

The book of Leviticus is a challenging read. It’s a detailed history describing the priesthood, offerings, sacrifices, and other laws given by G...

October 17th, 2019 |  


A Hunger for More: Spirituality is a practical affair

A Hunger for More: Spirituality is a practical affair

Spirituality is a practical affair. Does that sound like a strange statement? Often, when talking about spiritual things with people, someone will exp...

October 17th, 2019 |  


She was more than just a dog

She was more than just a dog

The air has turned crisp as the sun rises and sets each day, and my yard is filled with leaves from a gigantic maple tree that stands behind my house,...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Breasts and a need to know

Breasts and a need to know

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I know the stories of survivors of this disease as well as the stories of several women who did not live. An...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Hostas are problem-solvers for shade

Hostas are problem-solvers for shade

Hosta is a perennial foliage plant so well known and widely planted that many gardeners take it for granted. There are over 3000 named varieties, all ...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Kids still say the darndest things

Kids still say the darndest things

Most homes in the 1950s and 1960s only had one television. Ours sat in the corner of the living room where the afternoon sun wouldn’t cause a gl...

October 14th, 2019 |  


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