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Ariel looks to spring shows

GALLIPOLIS — The Ohio Valley Symphony, and its home the Ariel Opera House, are preparing for spring performances to celebrate its 30th anniversa...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Holdren to serve as MLK Day Speaker

GALLIPOLIS — Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney Jason D. Holdren will be the keynote speaker for the Annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration h...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Princess Prom Program Fashion and Dress Giveaway set

OHIO VALLEY — Donations are currently being accepted for an annual event which helps any and all girls feel and look like princesses.Donations f...

January 14th, 2019 |  


Point Regatta canceled: Annual festival dissolves after nearly three decades

Point Regatta canceled: Annual festival dissolves after nearly three decades

POINT PLEASANT — After nearly three decades along the river, the Point Pleasant Sternwheel Regatta will not be returning this summer.According t...

January 14th, 2019 updated: January 14th, 2019. |  


‘Pennies for Protection’ vests area canine units

‘Pennies for Protection’ vests area canine units

OHIO VALLEY — The K-9 Korps 4-H Club started a community project in March 2015, after finding out that the police canine units that serve Gallia...

January 14th, 2019 |  


Emergency HEAP continues

OHIO VALLEY — As we are entering a new year,we are still facing colder months. Gallia Meigs Community Action Agency’s Emergency Winter Cri...

January 12th, 2019 updated: January 14th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


Eagles soar past Rio Grande women

Eagles soar past Rio Grande women

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — University of Rio Grande women’s basketball head coach David Smalley may not have the look of the stereotypical mad sci...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Asbury holds on late to top RedStorm men

RIO RGANDE, Ohio — The adage that “close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades” is one that University of Rio Grande men’...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Marauders wallop Wellston, 62-32

WELLSTON, Ohio — Back-to-back-to-back, and back to .500.The Meigs boys basketball team evened its season record after picking up its third strai...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Bulldogs sweep River Valley, 63-44

THE PLAINS, Ohio — A 24-10 second quarter surge ultimately allowed host Athens to pull away for a comfortable 63-44 victory over the River Valle...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Wahama outlasts Eagles, 50-48

Wahama outlasts Eagles, 50-48

MASON, W.Va. — For better or for worse, sometimes those are just the breaks.Visiting Eastern missed an uncontested layup in the final seconds of...

January 16th, 2019 |  


LIFE


City Schools and School Board Recognition Month

GALLIPOLIS — The Ohio School Boards Association is celebrating School Board Recognition Month in January 2019 to build awareness and understandi...

January 12th, 2019 |  


FFA visits Farm Science Review

FFA visits Farm Science Review

On September 19, 2018 some of the River Valley FFA members went to the Farm Science Review in London,. At the review there were many attractions and b...

January 12th, 2019 |  


Arvon promoted to officer

Arvon promoted to officer

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Austin P. Arvon was recently promoted to assistant cashier, senior credit analyst. With the promotion, he will continue to wo...

January 9th, 2019 |  


TechGROWTH Ohio portfolio company awarded

ATHENS, Ohio — Global Cooling, Inc., a TechGROWTH Ohio portfolio company helping to build the economy of Southeastern Ohio, was recently recogni...

January 9th, 2019 |  


PVH recognizes employees of the month: December 2018 and January recipients

PVH recognizes employees of the month: December 2018 and January recipients

POINT PLEASANT — Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) announces its Customer Service Employee of the Month for December 2018 is Ginny Ferrell in the E...

January 9th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Cross Words: Discipleship… Jesus chooses the unlikely

Cross Words: Discipleship… Jesus chooses the unlikely

Last week, I wrote about the origin of discipleship. It’s called salvation. My prayer is for everyone to know Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. B...

January 17th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: A wedding miracle – John 2: 1-11

God’s Kids Korner: A wedding miracle – John 2: 1-11

Many weddings today are big events where lots of people attend. There is the wedding ceremony, and then there is the wedding reception usually where a...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Do your job!

Do your job!

Most of those who read my column work: paid employment, volunteer work, tasks around the house and yard – work, if left undone – would cre...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Treasures in the trash

Treasures in the trash

I guess you could call me a hoarder, at least when it comes to memorabilia and clothes. I don’t feel like the label fits, but my wife keeps tell...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Stopping the madness at four-way stops

Stopping the madness at four-way stops

My grasp of the workings of a four-way stop are as follows: all four ways stop. On the face of it, this does not seem to be too complicated. Nor does ...

January 14th, 2019 |  


No church, plenty of soccer

No church, plenty of soccer

We have officially endured our first winter storm of the season, and for the most part I believe we have made it through.I always enjoy watching the r...

January 14th, 2019 |  


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