NEWS


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Latest jobless stats for Gallia, Meigs

OHIO VALLEY — Meigs and Gallia counties are currently ranked 83rd and 60th out of 88 counties, respectively, when it comes to unemployment rates...

June 23rd, 2022 |  


Historic courthouse hosts mock trial

Historic courthouse hosts mock trial

CHESTER — Students from Gallipolis and Ashland, Ky., recently participated in a mock trial at the Old Meigs County Courthouse/Chester Courthouse...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


Email scam alert

OHIO VALLEY — Ohio Valley Bank advises customers to be mindful of an email scam that has become more prevalent.The email in question is claiming...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


Gallia County Commission clerk, assistant clerk resign

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Board of Commissioners met on June 9 for the purpose of approving the minutes of the previous meeting and current...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


Gallipolis City Board of Ed. holds special meeting

GALLIPOLIS — A special meeting was held by the Gallipolis City School District Board of Education last month at the central office with Presiden...

June 21st, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Schultz wins national title
Mason County racks up titles

Mason County racks up titles

It was probably the closest thing to a normal school year — at least sports-wise — that anyone at the high school level has been part of s...

June 17th, 2022 |  


Rio names Pilkington new Director of Rugby

Rio names Pilkington new Director of Rugby

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — After successfully guiding the University of Rio Grande’s first-year rugby team through a tumultuous Spring period, Adr...

June 17th, 2022 |  


Class AA baseball team released

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Just a scant few hours after winning its second straight Class AA state baseball championship, Logan was back at its basebal...

June 15th, 2022 |  


Minimal changes within OVP area

Minimal changes within OVP area

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Jeffersons were all about moving on up.A couple of Meigs County teams might enjoy the thought of moving on down.The volleyb...

June 14th, 2022 |  


Barnitz named Class A captain

Barnitz named Class A captain

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Wahama’s run to a Class A state title inside Appalachian Power Park was derailed by Charleston Catholic and first-year...

June 14th, 2022 |  


LIFE


Green Elementary Honor Roll announced

GALLIPOLIS — Green Elementary recently announced it’s honor roll for the 2021/22 school year:1st Grade, All A’s: Katalia Bartrum, Et...

June 20th, 2022 |  


Writers Guild encourages ‘something different’

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant Writers Guild was happy to welcome back Paula Gregory and Woody Moore who have not been at the meetin...

June 8th, 2022 |  


Beta Alpha Chapter installs new officers, initiates new members

GALLIPOLIS — The Beta Alpha Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma met at Grace United Methodist Church on May 13.Members present were Dian Fleming, J...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


PPWG puts pets on their agenda

POINT PLEASANT — When it comes to pets, it can mostly be said that nothing is exempt from being one. From boa constrictors and black fuzzy spide...

April 26th, 2022 |  


Taylor receives OVB promotion

Taylor receives OVB promotion

GALLIPOLIS — Ohio Valley Bank (OVB) recently announced the promotion of Amanda Taylor.Taylor has been a key member of the OVB Information Techno...

March 30th, 2022 |  


OPINION


11:00 am |    
No hope! Why?

Mosquito control, awareness

It’s summertime once again, and along with all of the ice-cream and swimming and baseball games comes everyone’s least favorite insect: Mo...

June 24th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: A cup of water for the devil

Search the Scriptures: A cup of water for the devil

How frequently human wisdom differs from the wisdom God teaches. Yet, so pervasive is the received wisdom of the world that frequently even the people...

June 23rd, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Excuses, excuses, excuses

God’s Kids Korner: Excuses, excuses, excuses

Have you ever made an excuse for something like why you were late for an appointment, why you didn’t have your homework, or why something wasn&#...

June 23rd, 2022 |  


Stealthy, healthy nutrition for kids

In a perfect world, we would all have enough time in the kitchen to prepare healthy, tasty, and picture-perfect meals for our families. Additionally, ...

June 17th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: The sheep’s prayer

Search the Scriptures: The sheep’s prayer

Most of us are familiar with the 23rd Psalm, and its comforting opening verse, “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.” Many are likew...

June 16th, 2022 |  


The strawberry story

The strawberry story

Terry and I recently ate a meal at McClure’s in Pomeroy. As a treat, she ordered for herself a strawberry shake.After some delicious slurps, she...

June 16th, 2022 |  


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