NEWS


6:14 pm
Updated: 6:15 pm. |    
New COVID cases reported in Gallia, Mason
4:29 pm
Updated: 7:24 pm. |    
Victim in reported ‘shooting incident’ dies
4:08 pm |    
Noah and the Ark
2:21 pm
Updated: 5:01 pm. |    
Gallia ‘shooting incident’ under investigation

Plans underway for Rutland community garden

RUTLAND — Residents in Rutland may be able to enjoy a community garden starting next year as plans for its development and construction are unde...

July 30th, 2021 |  


Ohio Valley History… The first ‘Mother of all Floods’

Ohio Valley History… The first ‘Mother of all Floods’

Everyone in the Ohio Valley grows up hearing stories from the Great Flood of 1937. Tearing through the Valley, and cresting at a height of 62.7 feet i...

July 30th, 2021 |  


‘Virtual Career Fair’ planned for job seekers, businesses

‘Virtual Career Fair’ planned for job seekers, businesses

OHIO VALLEY — To aid local businesses in recovering from the effects of COVID-19, The Ohio Southeast Economic Development, OhioMeansJobs Gallia,...

July 30th, 2021 updated: July 30th, 2021. |  


The last full measure

The last full measure

POMEROY/LONG BOTTOM, Ohio — It was a homecoming nearly 77 years in the making.Military services, proclamations, presentation of medals, and a pr...

July 30th, 2021 |  


Nominations sought for community champion award

OHIO VALLEY — Do you know a local champion in the fight against the opioid epidemic?“As we continue to fight against drug addiction, speci...

July 29th, 2021 |  


Bees of the Ohio Valley: Mason Bees

Bees of the Ohio Valley: Mason Bees

OHIO VALLEY — Native bees play a crucial role in pollination, but are often overshowed by honeybees. Honeybees produce wax and honey as well as ...

July 29th, 2021 updated: July 29th, 2021. |  


SPORTS


12:47 pm |    
Ohio picked 2nd in MAC East
Lancaster pulls away from Post 39, 14-4

Lancaster pulls away from Post 39, 14-4

LANCASTER, Ohio — The streak is over, but the series is still alive.The Meigs Post 39 baseball team had its five-game winning streak come to an ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Post 39 holds off Lancaster, 8-7

Post 39 holds off Lancaster, 8-7

LANCASTER, Ohio — Some stressful moments, but the streak continues.The Post 39 baseball team won its fifth game in a row on Tuesday at Beavers F...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Herd picked to win C-USA East Division

Herd picked to win C-USA East Division

DALLAS, Texas — A rematch in the making?If a preseason media poll is any indication, the Marshall football team will have its chance for revenge...

July 20th, 2021 |  


Meigs Post 39 pummels Glouster, 11-1

Meigs Post 39 pummels Glouster, 11-1

LANCASTER, Ohio — The start to the postseason couldn’t have gone much better.The Meigs Post 39 American Legion baseball team opened the di...

July 19th, 2021 |  


OVP Prep Football Schedules

Gallia Academy Blue DevilsAug. 20vs. Meigs7 p.m.Aug. 27at Athens7 p.m.Sept. 3at Point Pleasant7 p.m.Sept. 10vs. Chesapeake7 p.m.Sept. 17vs. Portsmouth...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Post 39 blanks Glouster, 6-0

Post 39 blanks Glouster, 6-0

GLOUSTER, Ohio — A four-pitcher gem, and a fourth straight win.The Meigs Post 39 baseball team won its fourth consecutive game on Thursday in At...

July 16th, 2021 updated: July 16th, 2021. |  


LIFE


1:49 pm |    
Middleport Yard of the Week

Wahama Alumni award scholarships

Although the Wahama Alumni banquet had to be canceled this year, the alumni awarded $5,400 in scholarships to graduating seniors. These scholarships w...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Competing at the national level

Competing at the national level

A local student from Southwestern Elementary recently walked away with a national championship and the Southwestern club placed eighth in the National...

July 9th, 2021 |  


Browning earns Black Belt

Browning earns Black Belt

The Point Pleasant branch school of S.H. Kang’s Taekwondo Academy recently acknowledged a new Black Belt in the association’s 204th Promot...

July 9th, 2021 |  


RACO plans upcoming events

RACINE — The Racine Area Community Organization held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 22, at the Kathryn Hart community room. Tonja Hunter...

July 8th, 2021 |  


Supporting local military personnel

Supporting local military personnel

Beau Sang’s State Farm Insurance recently held a competition among staff with the winner receiving a $500 donation to the charity of their choic...

July 6th, 2021 |  


OPINION


11:00 am |    
Be a giver of mercy
God’s Kids Korner: Understanding The Lord’s Prayer

God’s Kids Korner: Understanding The Lord’s Prayer

Most of you have heard or even know the Lord’s Prayer. It is in the Bible in two different places: Luke 11:1-4 and Matthew 6: 9-15. Jesus was a ...

July 29th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Trust God more than yourself

Cross Words: Trust God more than yourself

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight y...

July 29th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Preventing teen pregnancy

Meigs Health Matters… Preventing teen pregnancy

Did you know that 1-in-4 girls will be pregnant at least one time before the age of 20? During 2016, reports show that, combined, there were over 900,...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Grace-empowered rest

Cross Words: Grace-empowered rest

Last week, I wrote about grace-empowered work. But we also need to understand grace-empowered rest.Most of us realize our need for help when it comes ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Celebrate God!

God’s Kids Korner: Celebrate God!

One of my favorite Bible verses is from Philippians, Chapter 4, Verse 4. This is a very well-known passage that says, “Rejoice in the Lord alway...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Spiritual stamina is a relevant concern

Spiritual stamina is a relevant concern

From a great verse of Scripture located at Jeremiah 12:5, God asked Jeremiah a pointed question, “If you have run with the footmen, and they hav...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


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