NEWS


OVB announces plan to re-open bank lobbies

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio—Tom Wiseman, chairman and CEO of Ohio Valley Bank, announced OVB’s staged process to re-open bank lobbies.For the first p...

June 30th, 2020 |  


Gallia, Mason each report new COVID-19 case

Gallia, Mason each report new COVID-19 case

OHIO VALLEY — Gallia and Mason counties each reported a new case of COVID-19 on Monday.On Monday, the West Virginia Department of Health and Hum...

June 29th, 2020 |  


Concert season postponed

Concert season postponed

GALLIPOLIS — The COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted the concert schedule for the Ohio Valley Symphony at the Ariel Opera House.A press release from...

June 29th, 2020 |  


Governor provides COVID-19 update

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine provided several COVID-19 related updates on Monday afternoon during a news conference, including upd...

June 29th, 2020 |  


Flatrock Revival to perform at Mayor’s Night

Flatrock Revival to perform at Mayor’s Night

POINT PLEASANT — Flatrock Revival will be performing on Friday, July 3 at Point Pleasant Riverfront Park for Mayor’s Night Out.Mayor’...

June 29th, 2020 |  


At a county fair amid COVID-19, distancing by keeping ‘one cow apart’

At a county fair amid COVID-19, distancing by keeping ‘one cow apart’

PICKAWAY COUNTY — A statue of a large steer greets visitors to the Pickaway County Fairgrounds, and this year, signs with cows on them could be ...

June 29th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


2:00 pm |    
Rose to play in NS game
4:30 pm |    
Jordan to play in NS game
Point coaches sweep NWCA state honors

Point coaches sweep NWCA state honors

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — They were dominant — and historic — at the state tournament in late February, but it still wasn’t as t...

June 19th, 2020 |  


Meigs Golf Course Junior League begins

POMEROY, Ohio — The first round of the inaugural Meigs Golf Course Junior League kicked off Thursday with 30 players participating in the openin...

June 18th, 2020 |  


MAC launches Esports Collegiate conference

ATHENS, Ohio — The 12 members of the Mid-American Conference (MAC), including Ohio University, will participate in the Esports Collegiate Confer...

June 11th, 2020 |  


OHSBCA Academic All-Ohio team released

OHSBCA Academic All-Ohio team released

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gallia Academy High School had two players named to the Southeast District portion of the 2020 Ohio High School Baseball Coache...

June 5th, 2020 |  


Harrison signs with Marshall track

Harrison signs with Marshall track

South Gallia senior Olivia Harrison, seated center, will be continuing her track and field career after signing an Institutional Letter of Agreement w...

June 5th, 2020 |  


LIFE


College news and notes

Cedarville announces Dean’s Honor ListCEDARVILLE — Cedarville University recently released the spring 2020 Dean’s Honor List. This r...

June 26th, 2020 |  


Fredericks celebrate 50th anniversary

Fredericks celebrate 50th anniversary

Jerry and Diana Frederick will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary on June 27, 2020.In 1970, Rev Okie Cart married Jerry and Diana at Hobson Church,...

June 24th, 2020 |  


Emblem Club Scholar awarded

Emblem Club Scholar awarded

The Gallipolis Emblem Club #199 recently announced the recipient of the 2020 local Emblem Club Scholarship.Bo Saxon received a $500 college scholarshi...

June 19th, 2020 |  


Beau Sang – State Farm opens in Gallipolis

Beau Sang – State Farm opens in Gallipolis

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Beau Sang - State Farm recently held an open house attended by staff, family, friends and well wishers. The open house includ...

June 17th, 2020 updated: June 17th, 2020. |  


RVHS 2019-20 ‘year honor roll’

River Valley High School reports its yearly honor roll for 2019-20 as follows:Freshman - Hannah Allison, Carmin Barcus, Owen Barrett, Karina Barry, Sy...

June 16th, 2020 |  


RVHS second semester honor roll

River Valley High School reports the second semester honor roll as follows:Freshman - Hannah Allison, Carmin Barcus, Owen Barrett, Karina Barry, Sydne...

June 16th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Search the Scriptures: The hearing ear and seeing eye

Search the Scriptures: The hearing ear and seeing eye

“The hearing ear and the seeing eye, the LORD has made them both (Proverbs 20:12; ESV).”The proverb is a simple axiom, but one well worth ...

June 25th, 2020 |  


Cross Words: Don’t starve yourself

Cross Words: Don’t starve yourself

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Without it, you’re likely to lack energy. I don’t know about you, but if I negle...

June 25th, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Matthew 10:40-42 from ‘The Message Bible’

God’s Kids Korner: Matthew 10:40-42 from ‘The Message Bible’

“We are intimately linked in this harvest work. (All Christians are in this together and called to witness for God.) Anyone who accepts what you...

June 25th, 2020 |  


Stomach bugs and food poisoning

Stomach bugs and food poisoning

The sun is shining, the temperatures are rising, and people are starting to go out and get together (in groups less than 10, of course) to enjoy the w...

June 19th, 2020 |  


Happy Friday, Charlene

Happy Friday, Charlene

I received a request to run a birthday “card shower” in our papers for Charlene Hoeflich, the former general manager of The Daily Sentinel...

June 19th, 2020 |  


Ten commandments of evil

I — Evil has other gods before them.II — Evil honors and reverences statues and carved figures.III — Evil dishonors God’s name...

June 18th, 2020 |  


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