NEWS


5:42 pm |    
New COVID-19 cases reported
Stephens announces COVID-19 relief funds to district

Stephens announces COVID-19 relief funds to district

COLUMBUS – State Representative Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill) this week announced the release of over $4.6 million in CARES Act funds to communi...

September 25th, 2020 |  


OU plans to hold Fall 2020 Commencement virtually

ATHENS — In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the inability to gather in large groups safely, Ohio University’s Fall 2020 Commencement Ce...

September 25th, 2020 |  


The Vintage Vault opens in Point Pleasant

The Vintage Vault opens in Point Pleasant

A new business opened downtown in Point Pleasant on Friday. The Vintage Vault, at 500 Main Street, has farmhouse home decor, furniture, chalk paint, c...

September 25th, 2020 |  


Riding for a cause

Riding for a cause

RUTLAND TWP. — Twenty-five years and going strong. Nearly 200 people attended the 25th annual St. Jude Trail Ride at the Dill Farm on Sept. 19.A...

September 25th, 2020 |  


Livestock report

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The latest livestock report from United Producers, Inc., 357 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, Ohio, 740-446-9696.Date of Sale: Sept....

September 25th, 2020 |  


Gallia, Mason report new cases

Gallia, Mason report new cases

OHIO VALLEY — New cases of COVID-19 were reported across the area on Thursday.The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) was reporting 189 total cases ...

September 24th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


7:25 pm
Updated: 7:32 pm. |    
GA, Meigs move on to districts

Blue Angels turn back Trimble

CENTENARY, Ohio — Another successful Saturday.The Gallia Academy volleyball team made the most of the weekend for the third week in a row, as th...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Lady Eagles sweep Belpre

BELPRE, Ohio — A great night on the road.The Eastern volleyball team trailed just two times, both at 1-0, in Thursday’s match, as the Lady...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Eagles pound Belpre, 34-7

BELPRE, Ohio — These Eagles preferred to stay on the ground.The Eastern football team ran for all-417 of its total yards Friday night in Washing...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Week 5 OVP Football Box Scores

Southern 32, South Galla 6SGHS0006—6SHS66137—32Scoring SummaryFirst QuarterS: Josh Stansberry 47 run (kick failed) :55Second QuarterS: Cha...

September 28th, 2020 |  


Wahama wallops Hannan, 50-14

ASHTON, W.Va. — The White Falcons looked like a team with a 3-week head start.The Wahama football team built a 50-0 lead through three quarters ...

September 27th, 2020 |  


Blue Devils 3rd at OVC Championships

McDERMOTT, Ohio — Sometimes the numbers just don’t work in your favor.The Gallia Academy golf team had five of its six players finish in t...

September 27th, 2020 |  


LIFE


12:59 pm |    
Middleport Yard of the Week

DAR State Librarian update

Ohio Daughters were very generous in August donating valuable materials and a book to the NSDAR Library. Mariemont Chapter assisted Shelley Jensen to ...

September 7th, 2020 |  


Cleaning up after flooding

Cleaning up after flooding

Following heavy rains that flooded the fair grounds this year, volunteers from across the area arrived to be sure the Gallia County Jr. Fair could go ...

August 31st, 2020 |  


Martin receives FAO Scholarships

NELSONVILLE — The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) recently announced, this year, more than $536,000 in scholarships have been awarded thro...

August 21st, 2020 |  


Kendra Lee, daughter of Donald and Christy Lee and granddaughter of Max and Sallie Carsey and Robert and Donna Lee graduated from The Ohio State Unive...

August 21st, 2020 |  


Patterson awarded Bellisio Foods Scholarship

JACKSON — Bellisio Foods recently announces Noah Patterson of Gallia County has been awarded its 2020 spring scholarship from the Bellisio Foods...

August 20th, 2020 |  


OPINION


In the social distancing era, rural America needs broadband to survive

In the social distancing era, rural America needs broadband to survive

Over the last six months, the United States has seen various forms of lockdown as we have worked to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. These uncer...

September 18th, 2020 |  


Skin rashes in childhood

Skin rashes in childhood

Warmer weather leads to so many adventures and curiosities to explore in childhood. Although these activities are healthy and exciting for children, t...

September 18th, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: Always be ready for His return

Search the Scriptures: Always be ready for His return

A question is raised concerning the phrase, “wars and rumors of wars,” and being ready for the judgment day. This is a fairly common quest...

September 17th, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: Wake up and rise

A Hunger for More: Wake up and rise

The Bible teaches those who believe it and seek to live it, that anyone who trusts Jesus as Savior and Lord, is rendered a new creation (2 Corinthians...

September 17th, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Manna: God’s bread

God’s Kids Korner: Manna: God’s bread

The Bible has two parts of the same book: the Old Testament and the New Testament. The Old Testament tells the story of God’s people before Jesu...

September 17th, 2020 |  


Cross Words: The power for forgiveness

Cross Words: The power for forgiveness

In this final look at Paul’s letter to Philemon, I want us to focus on verses 21 through 25. It reads, “Confident of your obedience, I wri...

September 17th, 2020 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA