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1:43 pm |    
Looking back down the track
Students raise funds during #RioGivingDay

Students raise funds during #RioGivingDay

RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College recently celebrated the first ever #RioGivingDay to raise funds for v...

December 13th, 2018 updated: December 13th, 2018. |  


Christmas open house setGALLIPOLIS — Gallia County Genealogical Society will host its annual Christmas Open House on Friday, Dec. 14 in its offi...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Remembering ‘the 46’…Silver Bridge remembrance ceremony Saturday

Remembering ‘the 46’…Silver Bridge remembrance ceremony Saturday

POINT PLEASANT — The annual remembrance ceremony which will observe the 51st anniversary of the Silver Bridge Disaster will take place this Satu...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Rio education students host food drive

Rio education students host food drive

RIO GRANDE — Students in the University of Rio Grande’s Bunce School of Education are working to make a difference in Southeast Ohio. As p...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Crooning in City Park

Crooning in City Park

GALLIPOLIS — Gallipolis City Park has long been the sight of fireworks displays, festivals, community gatherings, demonstrations and more. Recen...

December 11th, 2018 updated: December 12th, 2018. |  


Annual Christmas Gala returns Thursday

Annual Christmas Gala returns Thursday

POINT PLEASANT — The annual Christmas Gala is set to return this Thursday at the Gallery at 409.The sixth annual event will take place from 6 p....

December 11th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Marauders fall at Alexander, 64-53

ALBANY, Ohio — The roller-coaster start continues.The Meigs boys basketball team is back to .500 on the year, after dropping a 64-53 decision to...

December 15th, 2018 |  


Buffalo rallies past Hannan, 72-61

ASHTON, W.Va. — Good things did not come in these threes.Buffalo hit eight trifectas during a pivotal 32-15 third quarter charge that ultimately...

December 15th, 2018 |  


Rebels fend off Federal Hocking, 58-48

Rebels fend off Federal Hocking, 58-48

MERCERVILLE, Ohio —Despite the slow start, the Rebels are back in the win column.The South Gallia boys basketball team trailed by eight points a...

December 15th, 2018 |  


Blue Devils fall at Ironton, 59-57

IRONTON, Ohio — A painful bump on the conference road.The Gallia Academy boys basketball team trailed the final 27-plus minutes of regulation as...

December 15th, 2018 |  


Meigs marches past Lady Raiders, 55-23

BIDWELL, Ohio — That Lady Marauder defense did it again.For the third time this season, the Meigs girls basketball team has held an opponent to ...

December 14th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Ribbon cutting for new Dollar General

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General’s newest store at 7809 Ripley Road in Point Pleasant is now open.Dollar General will celebrate the ...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Swain named to NSBA Leadership Council

GALLIPOLIS — Scott Swain, TCS Forestry, Gallipolis, was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council.NSBA...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Local runner competing at the next level

Local runner competing at the next level

POMEROY — A 2018 Eastern High School graduate was recently named Freshman of the Year in her conference for cross country.Jessica Cook was named...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Southwestern Honor Roll

PATRIOT — Southwestern Elementary School has recently released its first nine weeks honor roll mentions.All As marked with *.KA - Mrs. Morgan: P...

December 6th, 2018 |  


RVHS Banquet

RVHS Banquet

BIDWELL — On May 12, The River Valley FFA Chapter held their annual banquet. The banquet was called to order and conducted by the current office...

December 1st, 2018 |  


Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward

Gallia Sheriff Matt Champlin announces today that Myles J. Morrison is the first recipient of the “Pay-It-Forward” program at River Valley...

December 1st, 2018 |  


OPINION


12:31 pm |    
Ever seen an angel?
Search the Scriptures: The greatest gift of all

Search the Scriptures: The greatest gift of all

It is cliché but true that the greatest gift did not come wrapped in a box or decorated with bows. The greatest gift given to man was the Son of ...

December 13th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Time for a change!

God’s Kids Korner: Time for a change!

God sent a man named John to tell the people that a very special person was coming to help those who needed help. The person coming was Jesus, GodR...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Meigs Health Matters: Marking Progress, CHIP Implementation

The Meigs County Health Department and Get Healthy Meigs! have a vision: to improve the overall well-being of Meigs County residents. Quite a lofty go...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Importance of Community Values

During the holiday season, we are all reminded of the meaning of home. Home, for most, is the comfortable warmth of family and friends that surround u...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Christ is God’s perfect star

Christ is God’s perfect star

The stars viewed at night are a wondrous sight. It is a compelling experience to observe them in their particular configurations and to consider their...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Search the Scriptures: God’s Exhortation to You

Search the Scriptures: God’s Exhortation to You

It is highly recommended, when studying the Bible, that the diligent student pays close attention to the context of any given passage, duly noting who...

December 6th, 2018 |  


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