NEWS


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Deputies seek inmate
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Flooding in Meigs County

New pasture improvement funding now available

COLUMBUS — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is now offering a Pasture Improvement Project to eligible Ohio farmers in Adam...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Name released in death investigation

Name released in death investigation

POMEROY — A woman found dead at a residence near Middleport on Wednesday died of a suspected overdose according to the Meigs County Sheriff̵...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Sheriff’s Office investigating death

Sheriff’s Office investigating death

MIDDLEPORT — The Meigs County Sheriff’s Office and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) are investigating the death of a female...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Butler Co. man arrested in Meigs sentenced for murder

Butler Co. man arrested in Meigs sentenced for murder

MIDDLETOWN — A Butler County man arrested in Meigs County last year following the murder of his wife was sentenced this week in Butler County Co...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Crafters unite for fallen police families

Crafters unite for fallen police families

GALLIPOLIS — With the deaths of a pair of responding Westerville officers last Saturday having rocked the Ohio law enforcement community, one Ga...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Crafters unite for fallen police families

Crafters unite for fallen police families

GALLIPOLIS — With the deaths of a pair of responding Westerville officers last Saturday having rocked the Ohio law enforcement community, one Ga...

February 14th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Raiders swim at sectional meet

ATHENS, Ohio — Nine to the next round.The River Valley swim team advanced to the Friday’s district tournament in nine events, following Sa...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Raiders swim at sectional meet

ATHENS, Ohio — Nine to the next round.The River Valley swim team advanced to the Friday’s district tournament in nine events, following Sa...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Belpre outlasts Tornadoes, 93-82

BELPRE, Ohio — An offensive showcase.The Southern boys basketball team dropped a 93-82 decision to Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division host B...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Blue Devils burn River Valley, 64-37

Blue Devils burn River Valley, 64-37

BIDWELL, Ohio — They say the difference can be night and day.The difference on Tuesday night was Zach Loveday.The 7-foot Gallia Academy sophomor...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Wildcats take down OVCS, 74-45

Wildcats take down OVCS, 74-45

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — A 12-point first quarter cushion allowed visiting Hannan to set the tone on Tuesday night during a 74-45 victory over the Ohi...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Lady Cats knock off OVCS, 37-25

Lady Cats knock off OVCS, 37-25

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Early momentum can often be enough to secure a victory.The visiting Hannan girls basketball held a 14-2 lead over Ohio Valley...

February 14th, 2018 |  


LIFE


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Continuing the tradition
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Petro named vice president

College News and Notes

Marietta announces Dean’s List for Fall 2017MARIETTA — More than 80 Marietta College students were named to the Fall 2017 Dean’s Lis...

February 13th, 2018 |  


College news and notes

Capital University Announces President’s List Honorees for Fall 2017BEXLEY — Capital University is pleased to announce its President’...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Easily access your Social Security benefit statement

GALLIPOLIS — Social Security puts you in control of your finances and future. We have made requesting or replacing your annual Benefit Statement...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Rio Business Majors provide VITA site to community

Rio Business Majors provide VITA site to community

RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande’s Emerson E. Evans School of Business is offering Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) through...

February 7th, 2018 |  


OVB moves from Mastercard to Visa debit cards

OVB moves from Mastercard to Visa debit cards

GALLIPOLIS — Ohio Valley Bank announced that they will be moving from MasterCard to Visa debit cards over the next few months. The switch comes ...

February 7th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Angry, aimless young men

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Your soul is worth it
Groaners should hold to the rule of groaning

Groaners should hold to the rule of groaning

Grandison’s mouth hung slack-jawed. He could not believe what he had just heard the Lord say to him. Grandison had walked up to the judgment sea...

February 15th, 2018 |  


‘This one is for Jesus!’

‘This one is for Jesus!’

Many years ago, our daughter was preparing Valentine Day notes the other day for some of her friends, when she snatched up a “Sleeping Beauty...

February 15th, 2018 |  


‘I wanna be different’

‘I wanna be different’

Identity. It’s a touchy subject. Who or what defines you? Modern culture tends to equate identity with popularity. In other words, our level of ...

February 15th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner : Temptation – A problem word

God’s Kids Korner : Temptation – A problem word

This Sunday is the first Sunday of Lent, the few weeks before Easter when we all are asked to think about how we are living our lives and if we need t...

February 15th, 2018 |  


How many heartbeats?

How many heartbeats?

You get 144,000 heartbeats a day. What will your next one pump into your world?With each beat we get another few seconds to create the life we want. T...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Meigs Health Matters

Meigs Health Matters

Any time of year is a good time to think about STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) Prevention. STD’s are passed from one person to another throug...

February 9th, 2018 |  


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