State officials warn of excessive heat risks

COLUMBUS — Forecasters are predicting high temperatures in the 90s and triple-digit heat indexes around the state over the next several days. Th...

July 18th, 2019 updated: July 18th, 2019. |  


Throwback Thursday: Buffington Island

Throwback Thursday: Buffington Island

At left, the original Buffington Island monument built in 1931, which was replaced after falling into despair. At right, the Buffington Island Monumen...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Morgan’s Raid during the Civil War

Morgan’s Raid during the Civil War

July 2, 1863, marked the beginning of Confederate General John Hunt Morgan’s 1,000 plus mile raid in Sparta, Tennessee. Known as the ‘Thun...

July 17th, 2019 |  



City addresses planning commission issues

City addresses planning commission issues

GALLIPOLIS — Gallipolis City Commission gathered for a special meeting Tuesday evening in the Gallipolis Municipal Building to discuss city plan...

July 17th, 2019 |  


‘Sudden oak death’ detected on plants

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA), in coordination with USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS)...

July 17th, 2019 |  


B&J’s Market welcomed in Point

B&J’s Market welcomed in Point

City of Point Pleasant officials recently welcomed B&J’s Market located at 409 6th Street. The market offers seafood, exotic meats, vegan an...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Gallia Local Schools one of 12 in national program

Gallia Local Schools one of 12 in national program

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Local School District was recently chosen among 12 schools across the country to take part in a national program ...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Gallia Jr. Fair schedule released

Gallia Jr. Fair schedule released

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Junior Fair will once again return to Jackson Pike between July 29 and August 3 for its 70th year.On Monday, July...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Henry headlines ‘Mayor’s Night Out’

Henry headlines ‘Mayor’s Night Out’

POINT PLEASANT — The Riverfront Park amphitheater will be filled with the sounds of country and rock from Devin Henry this Friday for the summer...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Tractor Parade returns July 27

Tractor Parade returns July 27

POINT PLEASANT — A returning, free family friendly event that takes everyone on a trip back to the past is returning this month.The ninth annual...

July 15th, 2019 |