NEWS


AG’s Office holds addiction fighting round table discussion

GALLIPOLIS — Representatives from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office stopped to speak with leaders in the law enforcement, social work, he...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Officials come together in effort to prevent bullying

Officials come together in effort to prevent bullying

POMEROY — The Meigs County Prosecutor’s Office and Victim Assistance Program brought together county and school officials in an effort to ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Diabetes information event Saturday

POMEROY —A National Diabetes Month Community Open House will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Farmers Bank Community Room.The op...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Syracuse discusses current grants and projects

SYRACUSE — Updates on the village’s finances were an essential part of discussion this past Thursday evening at the Syracuse council meeti...

November 14th, 2017 |  


The Joseph Freeman American Legion Post 476 hosts Veterans Day BBQ Dinner

The Joseph Freeman American Legion Post 476 hosts Veterans Day BBQ Dinner

LANGSVILLE — Legion members offered a free BBQ dinner to those who served this past weekend.The Joseph Freeman American Legion Post #476 hosted ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Syracuse woman sentenced to prison

Syracuse woman sentenced to prison

POMEROY — A Syracuse woman was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Tuesday after previously pleading guilty to aggravated assault.Paulena Yost, ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


2:15 am |    
Ohio zapped by Zips, 37-34

Rio men meet Wolves in NAIA opener

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande will host Cardinal Stritch University in the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship Openi...

November 14th, 2017 |  


OVP Sports Briefs

Presale tickets available at PPJSHSPOINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Presale tickets for the Class AA second round football contest between Point Pleasant...

November 14th, 2017 |  


GA, RV combine for 10 district picks

GA, RV combine for 10 district picks

A total of 10 people from Gallia County were chosen to the 2017 District 13 Coaches Association Division II volleyball teams, as selected by the coach...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Meigs duo earns D-13 volleyball honors

Meigs duo earns D-13 volleyball honors

A pair of players from the Meigs volleyball team were chosen to the 2017 District 13 Coaches Association Division III volleyball teams, as selected by...

November 14th, 2017 |  


10 locals named to D-4 district team

10 locals named to D-4 district team

A total of 10 ladies from Gallia and Meigs counties were chosen to the 2017 District 13 Coaches Association Division IV volleyball teams, as selected ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Rio women fall in RSC tournament title game

WILMORE, Ky. — Mia Wiersma scored a pair of goals, while Emily Hubbuch added a goal and an assist to lead Asbury University in a 3-0 win over th...

November 13th, 2017 |  


LIFE


Claims process outlined in Western Union settlement

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey outlined the claims process for those eligible to receive compensation from a $586 ...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Swisher celebrates 95th birthday

Swisher celebrates 95th birthday

NEW HAVEN, W.Va. — Roberta Maynard Swisher recently had a “Happy 95th Birthday” celebration at her home in New Haven, West Virginia....

November 11th, 2017 |  


Halfhill is PVH Employee of the Month

Halfhill is PVH Employee of the Month

POINT PLEASANT — Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) announces the Customer Service Employee of the Month for November 2017 is Gwen Halfhill. She has...

November 8th, 2017 |  


GJWC card debuts at Ohio Valley Bank

GJWC card debuts at Ohio Valley Bank

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Ohio Valley Bank this week unveiled its newest debit card design as part of the OVB Community First debit card program. The n...

November 8th, 2017 |  


OVB’s Benjamin Tracker raises the bar

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Ohio Valley Bank announced plans to offer a new personal financial management (pfm) module as part of its popular NetTeller i...

November 8th, 2017 |  


OPINION


4:31 pm |    
A look at Psalm 23
Seeking God daily through prayer

Seeking God daily through prayer

In times of trouble and stress, the need for rest becomes all-the-more apparent. How rare it is for us today to make a space in the busyness of life t...

November 16th, 2017 |  


The enemy desires to keep his motives secret

The enemy desires to keep his motives secret

Today, I’m writing about indirect opposition—opposition from an enemy who desires to keep his or her motives secret. Indeed, Nehemiah find...

November 16th, 2017 |  


The Great American Smokeout

As the holidays draw ever closer, one special event coming this month is the Great American Smokeout. This is a national effort to promote the quittin...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Your view

Dear Editor,I believe the Ohio Valley has become the Valley of Lost Souls. I firmly believe everybody on drugs has become a lost soul and the Ohio Val...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Circle your soul with rubies

Circle your soul with rubies

I loved feeling the soft hippopotamus on my cheek as I lay my head on him. Multi-colored like Biblical Joseph’s coat, it wasn’t gray like ...

November 13th, 2017 |  


Antibiotic Resistance and How It Affects You

Antibiotic Resistance and How It Affects You

Have you ever read an article or seen a news clip where they talk about a new super bug that is making its way into the population? A lot of the time,...

November 11th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA