NEWS


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Bees of the Ohio Valley: Mason Bees
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Sternwheel Regatta set
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Story time at Bossard

CDC reverses course on indoor masks in some parts of US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to ...

July 27th, 2021 |  


Local organizations awarded ‘arts grants’

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Arts Council (OAC) board recently approved $18,479,247 in grants to support Ohio artists, arts and cultural organizations, s...

July 26th, 2021 |  


WWII soldier’s medals displayed

WWII soldier’s medals displayed

CHESTER — The military medals and uniform belonging to World War II soldier Army PFC James Wilmer White are now on display at the Chester Courth...

July 26th, 2021 |  


Davis sentenced to seven years in prison

Davis sentenced to seven years in prison

POMEROY — A Salem Center man who had reportedly been on the run from law enforcement for the past several weeks will be spending the next seven ...

July 26th, 2021 |  


Ohio health officials won’t mandate mask-wearing in schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio doesn’t plan to mandate masks in schools this fall, but health officials strongly recommend students and staff ...

July 26th, 2021 |  


Gallipolis announces annual community yard sale

GALLIPOLIS — The City of Gallipolis will hold its annual Community Yard Sale Saturday, Aug. 21 in the Gallipolis City Park from 8:30 a.m. until ...

July 26th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Ohio picked 2nd in MAC East
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. |  


Solich retires, Tim Albin named Bobcats head coach

Solich retires, Tim Albin named Bobcats head coach

ATHENS, Ohio — A new era for Ohio football.Ohio University head football coach Frank Solich announced today that he is stepping down from his po...

July 14th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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 |  


PVH ‘Employees of the Month’ announced

PVH ‘Employees of the Month’ announced

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) has announced the Customer Service Employees of the Month as Amanda Lewis from the labora...

July 2nd, 2021 |  


Middleport Yard of the Week

Middleport Yard of the Week

MIDDLEPORT — Each week throughout the summer property owners in the village of Middleport are recognized for the care they take of their yards.W...

July 2nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Be a giver of mercy
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 |  


Search the Scriptures: Of Pharisees and the law

Search the Scriptures: Of Pharisees and the law

Jesus was frequently critical of the Pharisees, and it was with members of the Pharisaical party that He seemingly had the most interpersonal clashes....

July 22nd, 2021 |  


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