NEWS


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The Greatest Of All Time
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‘Our Town: Gallipolis’ to premiere virtually

Elections chief urges but won’t require masks for Ohio vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health and safety guidelines that Ohio’s elections chief sent to county boards Wednesday recommend, but do not manda...

August 12th, 2020 |  


Area COVID-19 update includes new cases… Statistics from Tuesday reports

Area COVID-19 update includes new cases… Statistics from Tuesday reports

OHIO VALLEY — Mason County reported multiple new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, while Meigs reported one additional case and two new hospitalization...

August 11th, 2020 |  


Information on HEAP Summer Crisis Program

As many older and disabled Ohioans struggle to cope with the summer heat, COAD/RSVP of the Ohio Valley will be available to assist income-eligible Ohi...

August 11th, 2020 |  


A look back at Gallia Jr. Fair week

A look back at Gallia Jr. Fair week

VFW Post #4464 members faithfully return for the fair’s official opening.Judging at this year’s tobacco show.Rabbit show judging.The annua...

August 11th, 2020 |  


RVHS to reopen on a 5-day schedule

RVHS to reopen on a 5-day schedule

BIDWELL — As parents, students, and educators prepare for the coming school year amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, River Valley High School (RVHS) h...

August 10th, 2020 |  


Buckeye Hills to begin with hybrid schedule

Buckeye Hills to begin with hybrid schedule

RIO GRANDE — While the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed new problems for educators this fall, Buckeye Hills Career Center hopes to face them head-...

August 10th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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MAC cancels football season

Blue Devils have new football schedule

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The Blue Devils have their new schedule.Now the hope is that they’ll get the chance to partake in it.The Gallia Academy...

August 10th, 2020 |  


MAC cancels football season

MAC cancels football season

It was a big weekend for the sport of football, even with kickoff still at least three weeks away.Friday saw high school football in Ohio modified to ...

August 8th, 2020 |  


OHSAA adjusts season if football is approved by Governor

OHSAA adjusts season if football is approved by Governor

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Following a recommendation this week from the Governor’s Office to shorten the season due to concerns that COVID-19 may s...

August 8th, 2020 |  


Blue Devils 7th at Portsmouth Invite

McDERMOTT, Ohio — The Gallia Academy boys golf team started the 2020 golf season on Thursday by placing seventh out of 15 teams at the Portsmout...

August 7th, 2020 |  


Meigs, Southern open golf season

JACKSON, Ohio — Both Southern and Meigs opened the 2020 boys golf season on Thursday during the Vinton County Invitational held at Franklin Coun...

August 7th, 2020 |  


OHSAA Early Season CC Invite cancelled

COLUMBUS, Ohio – With the health and safety of everyone involved as the top concern and due to the large size of the event, the Ohio High School...

August 6th, 2020 |  


LIFE


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Wolfe 40th anniversary
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Carleton College trustees elect officers, award scholarships

SYRACUSE — The 155th annual meeting of the Carleton College Board of Trustees was recently held be phone conference due to COVID-19.The Carleton...

July 24th, 2020 |  


Rose receives Agribusiness and Production Systems certification

Rose receives Agribusiness and Production Systems certification

RACINE — Recent Southern graduate Austin Rose has received the Ohio AgriBusiness Association Agribusiness and Production Systems certification, ...

July 24th, 2020 |  


Thompson’s to celebrate 50th anniversary

Thompson’s to celebrate 50th anniversary

Ron and Connie Thompson of Mason, West Virginia will celebrate their golden anniversary with family on July 26, 2020.Ron and Connie are the parents of...

July 24th, 2020 |  


OVBC announces cash dividend

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — On July 21, 2020, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common share...

July 22nd, 2020 |  


Supporting Gallia Sheriff’s Office

Supporting Gallia Sheriff’s Office

Ohio Valley Bank recently helped out the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office with a donation to purchase a locking flammables storage cabinet needed ...

July 16th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Breastfeeding awareness week
A Hunger for More: Finding hope amid crisis

A Hunger for More: Finding hope amid crisis

It seems that for most of us, this year has been a year of ongoing crisis. Understandably so since we have moved from one figurative fire alarm to ano...

August 6th, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Walking on water… Matthew 14: 22-32

God’s Kids Korner: Walking on water… Matthew 14: 22-32

Today’s Bible story is from Matthew 14: 22-32. It’s about one of Jesus’ Disciples named Simon Peter, who for a moment became afraid ...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Parlez-vous français? Learn a new language

Parlez-vous français? Learn a new language

Did you learn a new language as a high school or college student? While in high school, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to take four years of ...

July 31st, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: Good fruit or bad fruit

Search the Scriptures: Good fruit or bad fruit

Barbara Walters once famously asked Katherine Hepburn, “what kind of tree are you,” in an interview. Hepburn decided she would want to be ...

July 30th, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Jesus feeds the 5,000

God’s Kids Korner: Jesus feeds the 5,000

I’m going to briefly tell you this Bible story, but you really need to hear the whole story to understand it. Ask someone to read it to you from...

July 30th, 2020 |  


Cross Words: A life marked by grace

Cross Words: A life marked by grace

There are times when, as Christians, we need to be reminded of God’s work in our lives. This week, I invite you to ponder Ephesians 2:1-10 with ...

July 30th, 2020 |  


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