NEWS


5:30 pm |    
Stepping back in time
‘Drug Take Back Event’ held

‘Drug Take Back Event’ held

GALLIPOLIS — National Drug Take Back Day was recently observed with multiple organizations working together to offer drive-thru events in Gallia...

May 17th, 2021 |  


ODOT: Gallia construction projects update

MARIETTA — The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Gallia County this week. All outlined work is weather permi...

May 17th, 2021 |  


GOP’s LaRose launches reelection bid for secretary of state

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose launched his reelection bid on Monday, touting the state’s smooth 2020 election...

May 17th, 2021 |  


West Virginia trial puts spotlight on sprawling opioid cases

A corner of West Virginia wrenched by opioid addiction is getting the chance to argue in a courtroom that some of the corporate giants it blames for a...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Mapping a Gallia County road trip

Mapping a Gallia County road trip

Road trips aren’t always far from home with Gallia County offering road trip opportunities including two scenic byways and a special touring rou...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Returning to serve… VanSickle appointed as assistant prosecutor

Returning to serve… VanSickle appointed as assistant prosecutor

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office recently welcomed Emily VanSickle of Gallia County to the team as an assistan...

May 14th, 2021 updated: May 14th, 2021. |  


SPORTS


Marauders win TVC Ohio outright

Marauders win TVC Ohio outright

The Meigs baseball team — which had already clinched a share of its first Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division championship since 2016 — wr...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Lady Eagles beat ZT, win sectional

Lady Eagles beat ZT, win sectional

The 15th-seeded Eastern softball team claimed picked up the program’s 24th sectional title with a 5-1 victory over 10th-seeded host Zane Trace o...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Rio Grande puts pair on All-America team

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – University of Rio Grande senior midfielder Ewan McLauchlan and sophomore forward Sebastian Borquez are among those named to t...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Blue Angels 2nd at OVC meet

Blue Angels 2nd at OVC meet

PERDO, Ohio — The Gallia Academy girls were second and the Blue Devils were fourth overall in the boys meet, but Coal Grove ultimately came away...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Locals land 4 on girls state teams

Locals land 4 on girls state teams

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Wahama landed two selections and Hannan garnered one honoree on the Class A squads, while Point Pleasant came away with a si...

May 14th, 2021 updated: May 17th, 2021. |  


Peebles tops Lady Tornadoes, 14-4

Peebles tops Lady Tornadoes, 14-4

In the end, it was just too much at the start. Host Peebles built leads of 3-0, 9-1 and 13-4 through each of the first three frames and eventually wra...

May 14th, 2021 |  


LIFE


3:49 pm |    
Honoring Veterans
Nowlin earns doctorate

Nowlin earns doctorate

Dr. Amber Nowlin, DNP, RN, recently earned her terminal degree in nursing at Eastern Kentucky University, obtaining a Doctorate in Nursing Practice wi...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Call advances in competition

Call advances in competition

Alexandria “Allie” Call, pictured, a Level 9 Bozhis gymnast, recently competed for for the State of West Virginia at the USA Gymnastics Re...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Gallia retired teachers announce scholarships

The Gallia County Retired Teachers Association recently announced its scholarship recipients for the 2021 Katherine Williams Gallia County Retired Tea...

April 30th, 2021 |  


FBI agent visits Buckeye Hills Career Center

FBI agent visits Buckeye Hills Career Center

The Buckeye Hills Career Center’s Cybersecurity and Criminal Justice students recently had the opportunity to sit down with an FBI agent.Accordi...

April 28th, 2021 |  


RVHS Honor Roll reported

River Valley High School reports the honor roll for the third quarter of this school year as follows:Freshman – Kyndall Beaver, Hannah Bias, Col...

April 27th, 2021 |  


Bobo 30th anniversary

Bobo 30th anniversary

Steve and Tanya Bobo recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on April 19th. The couple was married in the chapel at Fifth Avenue Baptist Ch...

April 23rd, 2021 |  


OPINION


Cross Words: How worship and missions are related

Cross Words: How worship and missions are related

On any given Sunday, I have the joy of leading our church in worship. And I’m reminded this week of the relationship between worship and mission...

May 13th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Through life’s maze

God’s Kids Korner: Through life’s maze

Do you like working puzzles? I do, and I especially enjoy solving a type of puzzle called a maze. You may have worked a maze yourself at school or in ...

May 13th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… The importance of handwashing

Meigs Health Matters… The importance of handwashing

Keeping hands clean is especially important to help prevent COVID-19 and other viruses from spreading. Handwashing is one of the best ways to keep you...

May 7th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: ‘Ask, and it will be given to you…’

A Hunger for More: ‘Ask, and it will be given to you…’

We have just held the National Day of Prayer observance across the country including our own in Gallia County. While I was not able to physically part...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: How should we pray?

Search the Scriptures: How should we pray?

Have you ever wondered about the right way to pray? Or whether there was a wrong way to pray?As one surveys the world, one observes that there are a m...

May 6th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

I am sure that all of you know that it is Mother’s Day this coming Sunday. You will probably give your mother a card or a present. Someplace on ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA