NEWS


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The old west in Gallia
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Eastern honors graduates
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Recognizing Police Week
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UPDATE: Names released in fatal crash

Water budget an issue in Middleport

MIDDLEPORT — The Middleport Council recently met for its regularly scheduled meeting discussing the water department budget and an upcoming publ...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Whatever it takes: Local law enforcement gathers for SWAT training

Whatever it takes: Local law enforcement gathers for SWAT training

RIO GRANDE — Area law enforcement gathered in Wood Hall at Rio Grande Community College and the University of Rio Grande Tuesday afternoon for S...

May 15th, 2018 |  


House GOP hits wall over successor to speaker who resigned

House GOP hits wall over successor to speaker who resigned

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republicans seeking to replace an Ohio House speaker who resigned amid an FBI inquiry reached a stalemate on his successor...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Further discussion on London Pool

SYRACUSE — The Syracuse Village Council recently met for its regularly scheduled meeting, further discussing plans for London Pool.As previously...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Bond set at $200K in Tucker case

Bond set at $200K in Tucker case

POMEROY — A now former corrections officer, bailiff and probation officer remains held on $200,000 bond after being arraigned on Tuesday afterno...

May 15th, 2018 |  


All-inclusive women’s cancer screenings to be held

RUTLAND — Through its Breast Education Screening and Navigation Program, the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Community ...

May 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Tabor signs with Rio track
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WVSSAC championships begin
Eastern’s Kaitlyn Hawk to golf for Marietta College

Eastern’s Kaitlyn Hawk to golf for Marietta College

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — After a busy and successful high school career, it’s time to give it a go at the next level.On May 11 in the Easter...

May 18th, 2018 |  


McCarley signs with GSC basketball

McCarley signs with GSC basketball

BIDWELL, Ohio — As was the case during his prep career, the best is still yet to come.After four years of constant growth with the River Valley ...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Lady Eagles fall to Valley, 7-5 in 15 innings

Lady Eagles fall to Valley, 7-5 in 15 innings

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Two games rolled into one.After seven innings of play in Thursday’s Division IV softball district semifinal in Gallia C...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Hard Work Camp headlines Rio MBB camp slate

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande men’s basketball program has announced its 2018 summer camp schedule.The Little Storm Day ...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Southern-Notre Dame postponed until Friday

Southern-Notre Dame postponed until Friday

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The Division IV district semifinal softball game between Southern and Portsmouth Notre Dame at the University of Rio Grande o...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Eagles win district title, 13-2 over Clay

Eagles win district title, 13-2 over Clay

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — No. 11 by 11 runs.The Eastern baseball team earned its 11th district title in program history on Wednesday at VA Memorial St...

May 17th, 2018 updated: May 17th, 2018. |  


LIFE


Jarrell graduates from Bluffton University

BLUFFTON, Ohio — Wyatt Jarrell of Racine, Ohio, earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science during Bluffton University’s 118th an...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Belles and Beaus Square Dance club graduates new students

Belles and Beaus Square Dance club graduates new students

CHESHIRE — The Belles and Beaus Square Dance Club recently graduated this year’s students at the Gavin Employees Clubhouse in Cheshire, Oh...

May 15th, 2018 |  


OVCA offering free week of camp

POMEROY — As part of Ohio Valley Christian Academy’s 50th anniversary OVCA is offering any camper age student who has never attended camp ...

May 12th, 2018 |  


Historical Society honors Scott

Historical Society honors Scott

Prior to their meeting on Thursday evening, the Meigs County Historical Society recognized Board of Trustees President Shannon Scott for his recent gr...

May 12th, 2018 |  


Ohio State synchronized swimming champions

Ohio State synchronized swimming champions

Edeynne and Immerie Wiechmann, 11 year old granddaughters of Dale and Lola Hubbard of Syracuse, Ohio competed at the Ohio State Synchronized Swimming ...

May 12th, 2018 |  


OPINION


God’s Kids Korner: The Day of Pentecost

God’s Kids Korner: The Day of Pentecost

Sunday is a special day that many churches celebrate: Pentecost. Jesus had promised His disciples that He would send someone to help them after He was...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Truth is light

Truth is light

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light,” said the Greek ph...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Who are the cheaters?

Who are the cheaters?

Would it be cheating if a minister took steroids, in one form or another, to help them preach better? Would it make church newsletter headlines throug...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Search the scriptures: Fear kills faith, but faith drives out fear

Search the scriptures: Fear kills faith, but faith drives out fear

One of the more amusing passages in the Old Testament is Proverbs 22:13: “The sluggard says, “There is a lion outside! I shall be killed i...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Step with faith

Step with faith

I ran with my eyes closed the other day. Yep! Just for a few feet, but it seemed like a mile. The parking lot I was jogging through was empty — ...

May 14th, 2018 |  


Meigs Health Matters: Tips for a healthy pregnancy

Meigs Health Matters: Tips for a healthy pregnancy

Now that you’re pregnant, taking care of yourself has never been more important. You’ll probably get advice from everyone about what you s...

May 12th, 2018 |  


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