NEWS


SR 7 named Distracted Driving Safety Corridor

GALLIPOLIS — Faced with a growing issue of distracted driving in Ohio, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and Ohio State Highway Patro...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


COVID cases reported in Mason, Gallia … Vaccine clinic held in Meigs

COVID cases reported in Mason, Gallia … Vaccine clinic held in Meigs

OHIO VALLEY — State agencies reported new COVID-19 cases in both Gallia and Mason Counties on Thursday, as the Meigs County Health Department ho...

January 21st, 2021 |  


Biden signs burst of virus orders, vows ‘Help is on the way’

Biden signs burst of virus orders, vows ‘Help is on the way’

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a burst of executive orders, President Joe Biden served notice Thursday that America’s war on COVID-19 is under new...

January 21st, 2021 |  


Advisory regarding fraudulent unemployment claims

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — As unemployment claims have increased across the nation, unfortunately there has been a significant spike in fraudulent activ...

January 21st, 2021 |  


Fire claims one life, injures another

Fire claims one life, injures another

GALLIPOLIS FERRY, W.Va. — Two people were reportedly injured on Thursday in an early-morning structure fire in Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va. with one ...

January 21st, 2021 updated: January 21st, 2021. |  


SPORTS


RedStorm women wallop UC-Clermont

BATAVIA, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande outscored the University of Cincinnati-Clermont in all four quarters and cruised to a 103-77 victor...

January 24th, 2021 |  


Marauders rally past Wellston, 51-50

WELLSTON, Ohio — You better believe that it’s better late than never.Freshman Brayden Stanley hit a corner trifecta with 24 seconds left, ...

January 23rd, 2021 updated: January 24th, 2021. |  


Blue Devils fend off Ironton, 51-46

Blue Devils fend off Ironton, 51-46

IRONTON, Ohio — Making the most of golden opportunities.The Gallia Academy boys basketball team shot 83 percent from the free throw line and nev...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


Lady Dragons burn Gallia Academy, 79-35

PROCTORVILLE, Ohio — Rather hot in this dragon’s lair.Host Fairland hit seven 3-pointers and had four players reach double digits in scori...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Lady Rebels sweep Southern, 68-30

Lady Rebels sweep Southern, 68-30

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — If nothing else, the Lady Rebels were just fashionably late to their own party.Visiting Southern scored the first points of ...

January 22nd, 2021 updated: January 23rd, 2021. |  


LIFE


Buckeye Hills recognizes employed graduates, industry partners

Buckeye Hills recognizes employed graduates, industry partners

Graduates from the “award winning Buckeye Hills Career Center’s Adult Education programs” were recently employed in full-time jobs, ...

December 3rd, 2020 |  


Donation benefits area first responders

Donation benefits area first responders

GALLIPOLIS – An anonymous donor recently contributed three Lorobi’s gift cards to New Life Lutheran Church.The church council then decided...

November 24th, 2020 |  


Holzer recognizes November pediatric sponsors

Holzer recognizes November pediatric sponsors

The Earl Neff Pediatric Fund at Holzer Medical Center continues to be supported by area businesses and organizations.The Pediatric Fund, in existence ...

November 24th, 2020 |  


Buckeye Hills honor roll

The following students appeared on the Honor Roll at Buckeye Hills Career Center for the first nine weeks grading period:(*) Indicates all A’sGa...

November 24th, 2020 |  


PVH ‘Employees of the Month’ announced

PVH ‘Employees of the Month’ announced

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) has announced the Customer Service Employee of the Month as Wendy Lilly from the surgery ...

November 24th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Search the Scriptures: Can you hear the call?

Search the Scriptures: Can you hear the call?

We dwell in a world filled with millions of voices clamoring for our attention. Our children cry out for our love and care. Our relatives speak to us,...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Power for the Church

Cross Words: Power for the Church

I’m reminded of something Jesus says before His ascension. Allow me to share it with you.“Then he said to them, ‘These are my words ...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… 1918 Pandemic Influenza and the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020

Meigs Health Matters… 1918 Pandemic Influenza and the COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020

In 2018, we recollected the 100-year anniversary of the infamous “Spanish Flu” pandemic that swept across the world. Little did we know, t...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Alcohol Awareness

Meigs Health Matters… Alcohol Awareness

Alcohol awareness is knowing the effects and risks that drinking alcohol can have on you or someone you know. A drink is defined as one 12 oz. beer, 8...

January 15th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: A pardon rejected

Search the Scriptures: A pardon rejected

In 1833, the United States Supreme Court was called to rule in the matter of the United States vs. Wilson.George Wilson, in April of 1830, had partner...

January 14th, 2021 |  


When you are slowly going blind

When you are slowly going blind

Terry and I recently discussed our eye conditions. Concerning her, she had a cataract to develop in one eye over time that came to seriously distort h...

January 14th, 2021 |  


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