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Paying tribute
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Teen dies in traffic fatality
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For the Record
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Throwback Thursday: Racine High School Class of 1930

Gallia-Meigs CAA awarded funds for emergency program

OHIO VALLEY — Gallia-Meigs Community Action Agency has been chosen to receive federal funds of $14,856 in Gallia County and $13,427 in Meigs Cou...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Honoring real superheroes

Honoring real superheroes

MIDDLEPORT — In their favorite superhero themed outfits, 37 runners and walkers participated in The Superhero 5K.The River City Runners recently...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Four top MHS Class of 2018

Four top MHS Class of 2018

ROCKSPRINGS — It is said that it can be lonely at the top, but that is not the case with the Meigs High School Class of 2018 as four young men h...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Remembering ‘the forgotten war‘

Remembering ‘the forgotten war‘

LETART, W.Va. — The Letart Nature Park Organization is preparing to host the Traveling Korean War Memorial, arriving in Mason County this Thursd...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Rio president finalist for Georgian college presidency

Rio president finalist for Georgian college presidency

RIO GRANDE — According to a release published on the University System of Georgia website, Dr. Michelle Johnston has recently been selected as t...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Newspaper carriers needed, sign-on bonuses offered

Newspaper carriers needed, sign-on bonuses offered

Ohio Valley Publishing has an immediate need for newspaper carriers. Sign-on bonuses offered. Call Circulation Manager Derrick Morrison at 740-446-234...

May 21st, 2018 updated: May 21st, 2018. |  


SPORTS


Browning advances to 400m finals in D-3

Browning advances to 400m finals in D-3

LANCASTER, Ohio — It was a tough opening night, but not all was lost.Eastern junior Noah Browning had the lone bright spot for the Ohio Valley P...

May 24th, 2018 |  


GAHS starts varsity girls soccer program

GAHS starts varsity girls soccer program

CENTENARY, Ohio — Evening the playing field.In 2001, Gallia Academy High School started up a boys soccer program at the varsity level — gi...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Starnes to run at Shawnee State

Starnes to run at Shawnee State

CENTENARY, Ohio — A change in sports provide a transition to college.On May 16, 2018, in Gallia Academy High School, senior Cassidy Starnes sign...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


Eagles soaring into Sweet 16

Eagles soaring into Sweet 16

LANCASTER, Ohio — How sweet it is.The Eastern baseball team baseball team brings a 13-game winning streak into Thursday afternoon’s Divisi...

May 22nd, 2018 |  


Additional scenes from the 2018 WVSSAC meet

Additional scenes from the 2018 WVSSAC meet

Wahama senior Kaleigh Stewart leaps through the air during the 2018 Class A long jump final held Friday at Laidley Field in Charleston, W.Va.The Point...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Meigs sends 8 to D-2 Regionals

Meigs sends 8 to D-2 Regionals

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — A baker’s dozen added.From the second day of the Division II Southeast District track and field championships on Satur...

May 21st, 2018 |  


LIFE


Farm Bureau to offer Dairy Revenue Protection insurance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The American Farm Bureau Federation, in cooperation with American Farm Bureau Insurance Services, has developed a new ri...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Fruth Pharmacy donates to Mason County Baby Pantry

Fruth Pharmacy donates to Mason County Baby Pantry

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Fruth Pharmacy held its third annual Baby Face Event on March 24 and thanks to generous customers and employees, Fruth w...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Farmers Bank opens Teays Valley branch

Farmers Bank opens Teays Valley branch

HURRICANE, W.Va. — Farmers Bancshares, Inc., the parent company of Farmers Bank and Savings Company, headquartered in Pomeroy, Ohio, celebrated ...

May 16th, 2018 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Step out onto the water
Waiting too long

Waiting too long

One of the great tragedies of life is that of “waiting too long.” Waiting too long to let another know you care. Waiting too long to apolo...

May 24th, 2018 |  


Give honor to the fallen

Give honor to the fallen

I never have been comfortable taking time for traveling or picnicking on the Memorial Day weekend. Many avail themselves of such activities because of...

May 24th, 2018 |  


When aging and gravity fight

When aging and gravity fight

What do aging and gravity have in common? Together, they produce sagging skin (along with the sun, lifestyle, genetics, weight loss). Getting older me...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


How hungry are you?

How hungry are you?

Food dominates our list of priorities on any given day. Even when we are swamped with calls and commitments, our stomach gargles and whines until we g...

May 21st, 2018 |  


What’s your choice for top American novel?

What’s your choice for top American novel?

The release of a list of 100 best-liked novels in advance of “The Great American Read” series that launches Tuesday has generated its shar...

May 19th, 2018 |  


Meigs Health Matters: Hepatitis Awareness Month

Meigs Health Matters: Hepatitis Awareness Month

The month of May has been chosen as Hepatitis Awareness Month, with May 19 being National Hepatitis Testing Day. Hepatitis comes in many different var...

May 19th, 2018 |  


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