NEWS


12:07 pm
Updated: 4:17 pm. |    
Rio’s ‘Veteran of the Year Award’ announced
6:36 pm |    
Along the trail

Gov. DeWine has been pleading for action on gun violence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Gov. Mike DeWine uses his twice-weekly bully pulpit to detail Ohio’s fight against the coronavirus, the Republica...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Along the trail

Along the trail

The colors of fall are beginning to fade but not before putting on a show in the hills of Gallia County. Pictured at upper right, a hiker along the Ga...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Ohio legislative board approves $420 million in pandemic aid

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Small businesses, bars and restaurants, low-income renters, arts groups, and colleges and universities are among those eli...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Remembering Washington’s visit

Remembering Washington’s visit

LONG BOTTOM — A ceremony commemorating the 250th Anniversary of George Washington’s journey to the Ohio Valley and encampment on the bank ...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Limited COVID-19 assistance available for families

Limited COVID-19 assistance available for families

GALLIPOLIS — In response to the pandemic outbreak of COVID-19, the Gallia County Department of Job and Family Services will make assistance avai...

October 26th, 2020 updated: October 26th, 2020. |  


SPORTS


5:30 pm |    
Week 10 Football Previews

RSC moves XC championship to Rio Grande

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — The River States Conference was notified on Tuesday that Indiana University East will not be allowed to host the RSC Men̵...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Rio Grande sports briefs

Rio men earn 2nd place finishLOUISVILLE, Ky. — The University of Rio Grande men’s bowling team had a trio of Top 15 finishers and posted a...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Nine locals advance to regionals

Nine locals advance to regionals

LONDONDERRY, Ohio — A total of nine athletes from the Ohio Valley Publishing area qualified for regionals following the completion of the 2020 S...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Lady Vikings outlast GAHS for sectional title

McARTHUR, Ohio — Unfortunately, one team had to lose.The fifth-seeded Gallia Academy volleyball team battled fourth-seeded host Vinton County ba...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Black Knights win Section 1 title

Black Knights win Section 1 title

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — It’s been a while.The Point Pleasant boys soccer team claimed back-to-back sectional titles for the first time sin...

October 26th, 2020 |  


LIFE


Local Students named to Ohio University’s Summer 2020 Dean’s List

ATHENS — More than 200 students qualified for the summer semester 2020 Dean’s List at Ohio University, including main and regional campuse...

October 9th, 2020 |  


Banking Industry Program at Buckeye Hills Career Center

Banking Industry Program at Buckeye Hills Career Center

RIO GRANDE — Buckeye Hills Career Center, in partnership with several area banks, began a Banking Industry Program last year in order to provide...

October 2nd, 2020 |  


Randolph’s celebrate anniversary

Randolph’s celebrate anniversary

Gordon “Bud” and Evelyn Jean Randolph celebrated 55 years of marriage on Oct. 2, 2020.Bud is a native of Meigs County, born in Flora, Ohio...

October 2nd, 2020 |  


TOPS works toward weight loss goals

The TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) group met recently for their weekly meeting. The TOPS and KOPS pledges were repeated by all members. Applause was ...

October 1st, 2020 |  


Holzer Heritage Foundation receives donation

Holzer Heritage Foundation receives donation

GALLIPOLIS — In 1978, Holzer established the Heritage Foundation to support the mission of Holzer Health System to advance health services, prog...

September 16th, 2020 |  


OPINION


12:25 pm |    
Be an overcomer
God’s Kids Korner: Practice what you preach, Show Off!

God’s Kids Korner: Practice what you preach, Show Off!

Trick or Treat is today (Oct. 30), but I doubt any of you dressed up as a minister. (If you did, then let me know!) In the Bible, there were Jewish mi...

October 29th, 2020 updated: October 29th, 2020. |  


Meigs Health Matters… Celebrating Halloween during COVID-19

Meigs Health Matters… Celebrating Halloween during COVID-19

Many Meigs County villages are holding a traditional trick-or-treat this year on Oct. 29 in an effort to avoid the large crowds at events which are no...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


Cross Words: We make it our aim to please Him

Cross Words: We make it our aim to please Him

Last week, I wrote on 2 Corinthians 5:1-7 where the apostle Paul talks about our heavenly home. He ends the passage by saying, “For we walk by f...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


There is a passage significant for you

There is a passage significant for you

Last week I related the time in August when I coded while I was in the hospital and not expected to live. God restored me to life through the quick wo...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Protestant Reformation Sunday

God’s Kids Korner: Protestant Reformation Sunday

This week I’d like to teach you about something you may not have heard of before: The Protestant Reformation. It happened on October 31, 1517, w...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: Only He can judge

A Hunger for More: Only He can judge

You and I make decisions every day. In other words, you and I make judgments. We judge to do this thing or to do something else; to say this or to say...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


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