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OhioHealth enlists new tool to detect flu and COVID at the same time

COLUMBUS — As of early November, OhioHealth hospitals have the capability to screen patients for the flu and COVID at the same time.“As we...

November 26th, 2020 |  


Holzer CEO discusses COVID-19 in the community

Holzer CEO discusses COVID-19 in the community

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Dr. Michael Canady, M.D., MBA of Gallipolis, CEO Holzer Health System, recently accompanied Gov. Mike DeWine to a press event...

November 25th, 2020 |  


‘Christmas on the Ridge’ drive-thru event set

‘Christmas on the Ridge’ drive-thru event set

RIO GRANDE — As winter draws closer and holiday cheer grows stronger, the Gallia County community is turning to creative ways to bring joy durin...

November 25th, 2020 |  


Meigs now ‘Red’ on health advisory map… Local COVID-19 cases trending upward …W.Va. active cases reaches new high

Meigs now ‘Red’ on health advisory map… Local COVID-19 cases trending upward …W.Va. active cases reaches new high

OHIO VALLEY — Meigs County turned “Red” on the Ohio Public Health Advisory System map on Wednesday, ahead of the Thanksgiving holida...

November 25th, 2020 |  


Trying to buy time. Vaccine is coming but covid spread is ‘red hot’

The long-awaited coronavirus vaccine is expected to begin flowing into Ohio in about three weeks, but state officials worry that the coming holidays w...

November 25th, 2020 |  


Young hunters gain invaluable experience during youth weekend

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s young hunters checked 5,795 white-tailed deer during the 2020 two-day youth gun season on Saturday and Sunday, Nov...

November 25th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Rio Grande men hand Bears first loss

Rio Grande men hand Bears first loss

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — While hunters throughout the area have spent the days leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday trying to bag a trophy deer, the...

November 26th, 2020 |  


Lady Raiders slip past South Gallia, 47-42

Lady Raiders slip past South Gallia, 47-42

BIDWELL, Ohio — It all came down to the finale.The River Valley and South Gallia girls basketball teams were tied at 33 three quarters into Tues...

November 25th, 2020 |  


Two Lady Knights named to all-state soccer teams

Two Lady Knights named to all-state soccer teams

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — A pair of Lady Knights were selected to the Class AA-A all-state first team, ending a two-year drought for the PPHS girl...

November 25th, 2020 updated: November 25th, 2020. |  


2020 WVSWA Class A volleyball team

2020 WVSWA Class A volleyball team

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Wahama senior Emma Gibbs was the lone Mason County player chosen to the 2020 West Virginia Sports Writers Association Class ...

November 24th, 2020 |  


2020 WVHSSCA Class AA-A boys soccer team

2020 WVHSSCA Class AA-A boys soccer team

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Point Pleasant seniors Adam Veroski and Braxton Watkins-Lovejoy were both named to the first team on the 2020 West Virginia ...

November 24th, 2020 |  


LIFE


Marshall School of Pharmacy initiates new honor society members

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University School of Pharmacy inducted 14 members to Phi Lambda Sigma, a national pharmacy leadership society, at a...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


Midkiffs celebrate 50th anniversary

Courtney Camille Midkiff and C. Carson Midkiff are honored to announce the Golden Wedding Anniversary of their parents Cecil and Emilia (Millie Legar)...

November 20th, 2020 updated: November 23rd, 2020. |  


Local FFA member awarded National American FFA Degree

Local FFA member awarded National American FFA Degree

INDIANAPOLIS — Each year, the National FFA Organization honors FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desi...

November 9th, 2020 |  


Raising money for local ‘breast cancer warriors’

Raising money for local ‘breast cancer warriors’

South Gallia’s National Honor Society (NHS) has always been involved in raising breast cancer awareness, but this year the group decided to take...

October 30th, 2020 |  


Smith Chevrolet supports local youth with Chevy Youth Sports

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Smith Chevrolet is partnering with Elks Youth Football League on the Chevy Youth Sports program.The partnership features a on...

October 28th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Meigs Health Matters… The PRx Program

Meigs Health Matters… The PRx Program

The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ in the body and serves as a ‘middle man’ between the brain (pituitary gland) and the body. T...

November 20th, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: There is much to be thankful for

A Hunger for More: There is much to be thankful for

Be sure to take special time and make special effort to stop and give thanks to God. It’s a tough thing to imagine doing when one has been bomba...

November 19th, 2020 |  


Talking to yourself is okay

Talking to yourself is okay

Have you ever noticed someone who was talking to themselves and you thought they were nuts? Have you ever caught yourself talking to yourself and thou...

November 19th, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Christ the King

God’s Kids Korner: Christ the King

What do you want to be when you grow up- a teacher, a policeman, a lawyer, a doctor, or a nurse? There are so many jobs from which to choose nowadays....

November 19th, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: A beautiful inheritance

Search the Scriptures: A beautiful inheritance

David wrote, prophetically, “Therefore my heart is glad, and my whole being rejoices; my flesh also dwells secure. For you will not abandon my s...

November 19th, 2020 |  


Cross Words: A calm and quiet soul

Cross Words: A calm and quiet soul

“O LORD, my heart is not lifted up; my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things too great and too marvelous for me. But ...

November 19th, 2020 |  


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