NEWS


5:49 pm |    
Snow event hits region
Winter, round 2?

Winter, round 2?

OHIO VALLEY— With the National Weather Service (NWS) out of Charleston, W.Va. issuing a “complicated” winter storm watch, crews are ...

January 14th, 2022 |  


4 deaths, 196 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

4 deaths, 196 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there were four additional deaths associated with COVID-19, as well as 196 new COVID-19 cases, rep...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Helping older neighbors, loved ones, prepare for severe weather

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Aging asked Ohioans to help older neighbors and loved ones prepare for severe weather.According to a news rele...

January 14th, 2022 |  


DRP raises funds, announces winner

DRP raises funds, announces winner

GALLIPOLIS — The Downtown Revitalization Project (DRP) recently announced Michelle (Carolyn) Woodruff as the winner of one of the organization&#...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Nucor arrives in Mason Co.

Nucor arrives in Mason Co.

POINT PLEASANT — On Wednesday, representatives with Nucor Corporation, which is planning a state-of-the-art (steel) sheet mill in Apple Grove es...

January 13th, 2022 |  


115 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

115 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there were 115 new COVID-19 cases reported in the Ohio Valley Publishing area on Thursday.In Galli...

January 13th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Southern falls to Red Devilettes, 58-45

RACINE, Ohio — The Southern girls basketball team fell at home 58-45 Saturday afternoon to the Ravenswood Lady Devils.The Lady Tornadoes (3-12) ...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Rebels roll past Belpre, 59-48

Rebels roll past Belpre, 59-48

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — After trying to get in the door for a little over three years, senior Brayden Hammond wasted no time breaking into the club....

January 16th, 2022 |  


Kole Carter named new GAHS football coach

Kole Carter named new GAHS football coach

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Kole Carter was unanimously approved to be the next head varsity football coach at Gallia Academy High School on Thursday nig...

January 14th, 2022 |  


RedStorm men roll past Brescia

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The eight previous meetings between the University of Rio Grande and Brescia University had been decided by just 31 points co...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Eastern rolls past Belpre, 44-37

BELPRE, Ohio — One push opened up the door.The Eastern girls basketball team used a 12-2 second quarter surge to break an 8-all first quarter ti...

January 14th, 2022 |  


LIFE


5:42 pm |    
Retired Teachers give back
Veterans remembered with wreath ceremony

Veterans remembered with wreath ceremony

CLAY TOWNSHIP — The inaugural Wreaths Across America event at Providence Cemetery brought the community together to honor veterans.Each year, De...

December 21st, 2021 |  


Point Pleasant Writers Guild celebrates the season

Point Pleasant Writers Guild celebrates the season

With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas before us, members of the Point Pleasant Writers Guild found time to squeeze eating in while meeting on two ...

December 14th, 2021 |  


GAMS Honor Roll released

Gallia Academy Middle School recently released its honor roll for the first nine weeks as follows:Sixth GradePaiten Arnold, Nick Barnes, Adriana Bartk...

December 13th, 2021 |  


Students donate to animal shelters

Students donate to animal shelters

First graders at Meigs Primary School recently collected items for dogs at the Meigs County Animal Shelter. Items were also collected for cats but tho...

December 10th, 2021 |  


EHS Class of 1959 reunion held

EHS Class of 1959 reunion held

The Eastern High School Class of 1959 recently held its 62nd reunion at the party room of Bob and Renn Valer in Coolville.There were 39 members of the...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


OPINION


God’s opinion matters most

God’s opinion matters most

Opinions gauge what we think. It is reflected in politics. It is reflected in manufacturing. So is TV and radio. People seem gratified to have opportu...

January 13th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Just what the doctor ordered

God’s Kids Korner: Just what the doctor ordered

We often hear someone say, “That was just what the doctor ordered.” What do they mean? They usually mean that something happened which was...

January 13th, 2022 |  


Curl up with a good book

Curl up with a good book

With the first major snowfall of the winter months behind us, we are reminded not only of the beauty of a wondrous snowfall but also the frigid temper...

January 7th, 2022 |  


Meigs Health Matters… National Blood Donor Month

Meigs Health Matters… National Blood Donor Month

January is National Blood Donor Month. It is a time to commend the lifesaving impact of blood and platelet donors. Blood donation is a voluntary proce...

January 7th, 2022 |  


Looking back, looking forward

Looking back, looking forward

Several times last weekend we heard people discussing everything they hated about 2021 and what hopeful things they are anticipating about 2022.It app...

January 7th, 2022 |  


Come the new year, thoughts of the end

Come the new year, thoughts of the end

Thirty years ago, I turned 40 and handled it without a scintilla of trepidation. There was a big surprise party for me, organized by my wife at the ti...

January 7th, 2022 updated: January 7th, 2022. |  


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