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Raising $3K for local cancer initiative

Raising $3K for local cancer initiative

POMEROY — The annual Poker run for Ann Morris raised $3,000 this year for the Meigs County Cancer Initiative (MCCI).After losing his mother and ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Ann Morris event raises $3K

Ann Morris event raises $3K

POMEROY — The annual Poker run for Ann Morris raised $3,000 this year for the Meigs County Cancer Initiative (MCCI).After losing his mother and ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Patrol reminds motorists to wear safety belts this Thanksgiving holiday

COLUMBUS — In anticipation of increased traffic during the Thanksgiving holiday, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to buckle ...

November 20th, 2017 |  


For the Record

For the Record

Official address School Safety ConcernPOMEROY — Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood and Meigs Local Supt. Scot Gheen both issued statements Sunday e...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Working on the rails

MIDDLEPORT — Just over a year ago Hobson Yard in Middleport stood silent as trains were idled, doors were locked, and there were no employees. T...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Columbus man sentenced to prison

POMEROY — A Columbus man was sentenced to 30 months in prison on Monday morning following two convictions during a one day jury trial last week....

November 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


UTSA hands heartbreaker to Herd, 9-7

UTSA hands heartbreaker to Herd, 9-7

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The Herd kept them out of the end zone … and it still wasn’t enough for a win.Jared Sackett completed his hat t...

November 20th, 2017 |  


Cardinal Stritch shocks Rio soccer

Cardinal Stritch shocks Rio soccer

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Liam Heywood’s third goal of the game - on a penalty kick with 12:58 left to play - snapped the second tie of the day a...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Rio women win Bevo title

Rio women win Bevo title

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Jasmine Smith poured in a career-high 24 points, while teammates Abby Wendel and Alexis Payne also reached double figures to ...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Rio men notch 1st win

Rio men notch 1st win

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Finally, the monkey that had affixed itself to the back of the University of Rio Grande men’s basketball team decided t...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Bulldogs rally, bounce RedStorm men

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Arthur Haggard scored 17 of his game-high 19 points in the second half, leading Wilberforce University from a 13-point second...

November 19th, 2017 |  


Rio women clobber Cougars

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — It might have been a slow start for the University of Rio Grande women’s basketball team, but it certainly wasn’t...

November 19th, 2017 |  


LIFE


Hemlock Grange holds November meeting

HEMLOCK GROVE — Hemlock Grange held their November meeting after a meal of baked steak and potatoes. Kim Romine thanked everyone for coming.Maxi...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Graham named market manager for United Producers, Inc.

Graham named market manager for United Producers, Inc.

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — United Producers, Inc. (UPI) has welcomed Jamie Graham as the new Market Manager of the Gallipolis, Ohio, location.Graham bri...

November 15th, 2017 |  


November Pediatric Fund sponsors recognized

November Pediatric Fund sponsors recognized

The Earl Neff Pediatric Fund at Holzer continues to be supported by area businesses and organizations.The Pediatric Fund, in existence for over 45 yea...

November 15th, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


Commandment Number 9 is for Paw Paws, too

Commandment Number 9 is for Paw Paws, too

If you have grandchildren that live close enough to be seen on a regular basis, count yourself fortunate. Terry and I have seven grandchildren to this...

November 16th, 2017 |  


A look at Psalm 23

A look at Psalm 23

One of the readings for this week is the 23rd Psalm. I know most of you have heard Psalm 23. It is probably the best known and most beloved of the Psa...

November 16th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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