NEWS


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‘Drug Take Back Day’
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A weekend in Rio
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House OKs County Jail Program Bill
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‘Art of Bird Watching’

Latest Ohio Republican anti-vaccine bill could be dead

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A House GOP bill limiting businesses’ ability to require the coronavirus vaccine as a condition of employment hit an...

October 13th, 2021 |  


RVHS Beta Club attends national summit

RVHS Beta Club attends national summit

BIDWELL — Six River Valley High School Students recently traveled to Sevierville, Tenn. to participate in the National Beta Club Leadership Summ...

October 13th, 2021 |  


WVa regulators OK continued operation of 3 power plants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Utility regulators have approved a request by two American Electric Power subsidiaries to keep three West Virginia powe...

October 13th, 2021 |  


Early voting begins

Early voting begins

GALLIPOLIS — It has been just over a week since polls opened to early voters in Gallia County and across Ohio.Early voters can cast votes in the...

October 12th, 2021 |  


Ohio GOP lawmaker to introduce marijuana legalization bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Recreational marijuana would be legalized in Ohio for adults 21 and older under Republican legislation coming in the Ohio ...

October 12th, 2021 |  


Trick-or-treat in Gallia County

Trick-or-treat in Gallia County

GALLIA COUNTY — Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin recently announced the times which will be observed for Trick-or-Treat in Gallia County.The ...

October 12th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Black Knights hold off Red Dragons, 2-1

Black Knights hold off Red Dragons, 2-1

ST. ALBANS, W. Va — You know the old fairy tale of knights slaying dragons?The Point Pleasant High School boys soccer team ended its regular sea...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Blue Angels go unbeaten in OVC

Blue Angels go unbeaten in OVC

CENTENARY, Ohio — A seventh heaven for these Blue Angels.The Gallia Academy volleyball team secured its seventh straight outright Ohio Valley Co...

October 15th, 2021 |  


GA soccer learns postseason roads

The Gallia Academy soccer teams now know their postseason fates following Sunday’s 2021 Division II Southeast District tournament drawings for b...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Postseason volleyball dates announced

Postseason volleyball dates announced

The high school postseason is just around the corner, but the tournament roads were paved Sunday afternoon during the 2021 OHSAA Southeast District vo...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Records fall as Rio men roll Carlow

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The bus ride from downtown Pittsburgh to the hills of southeastern Ohio turned out to be the trip from hell for the Carlow Un...

October 15th, 2021 |  


LIFE


Delta Kappa Gamma welcomes guests

Delta Kappa Gamma welcomes guests

The Beta Alpha Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma recently met at the Gallia Vinton ESC. Twenty-three members were in attendance with two guest speakers, De...

September 24th, 2021 |  


Emblem Club Scholarships awarded

Emblem Club Scholarships awarded

The Gallipolis Emblem Club #199 recently announced recipients of the 2021 state and local scholarships.Braynt Rocchi received a $500 scholarship from ...

September 3rd, 2021 |  


Holzer Senior Care Center recently presented a $100 gift card to Bossard Memorial Library, with these funds to be used for library programming. Pictur...

August 26th, 2021 |  


Library to host BARKer Farm Petting Zoo, Mark Wood Fun Show

GALLIPOLIS — Bossard Library will host the finale to its summer reading program this Saturday with an event that is open to the public and inclu...

August 25th, 2021 |  


Lodge donates to fire department

Lodge donates to fire department

Middleport Fireman and Member of Middleport Lodge 363 Jesse Pullins (left) delivered donated cases of water to Rutland Firemen Donnie Tillis (center) ...

August 10th, 2021 |  


TOPS holds installation of officers

TOPS holds installation of officers

TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) OH#2013 Tuppers Plains met for their weekly meeting and had the annual officer installation. Pictured are Connie Ranki...

August 10th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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An open letter on masks in schools, the legislature

God’s Kids Korner: God’s winner (Mark 10: 35-45)

God’s Kids Korner: God’s winner (Mark 10: 35-45)

As you probably know, whenever there is a contest, the person who finishes in first place is usually awarded some sort of a prize like a blue ribbon, ...

October 14th, 2021 |  


Swamp maple morning

Swamp maple morning

The floating leaf was a startling burst of scarlet upon the water.I was enjoying a morning walk along the upper Stillwater, following a streamside pat...

October 8th, 2021 |  


The joy of a tasty cider

The joy of a tasty cider

Working at the IGA store in Germantown was my first real job. After about a year, I became the assistant manager of the produce section.I enjoyed it. ...

October 8th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: A better method of conversion

Search the Scriptures: A better method of conversion

A regular observer of the news is likely to run across a certain sort of picture these days on a not-infrequent sort of basis. Though the particulars ...

October 7th, 2021 |  


‘It’s not worth the grief it will cost you’

‘It’s not worth the grief it will cost you’

I pastored Trinity Baptist Church from 1980 to 1984. It was a new church work located along Rt. 219 near Marlinton, W.Va. The Lord blessed the ministr...

October 7th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Give God first place (Mark 10:24-25)

God’s Kids Korner: Give God first place (Mark 10:24-25)

Would you like to have a million dollars? Probably most of us would answer yes to that question. A famous comedienne by the name of Sophie Tucker once...

October 7th, 2021 |  


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