NEWS


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Continuing the tradition

Tuba Christmas comes to Ariel

GALLIPOLIS — Musicians from all over the region will be gathering this Saturday at the historic Ariel Opera House in Gallipolis for the annual A...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Application processing for med. marijuana sites questioned

COLUMBUS — Just days after the announcement of the Level I marijuana cultivation licenses, the evaluation process for those applications is bein...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Ohio fugitive arrested in Mason Co.

WOOSTER, Ohio — Police say a fugitive suspected of shooting at officers in Ohio during a high-speed chase has been arrested.Wooster police say J...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Coolville man indicted for abduction, domestic violence

POMEROY — Following his arrest on Monday evening, a Coolville man was indicted on several felony and misdemeanor charges on Wednesday by a Meigs...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Chief tells council about Cops for a Cure

MIDDLEPORT — A local police department is preparing to host their first fundraising event for their newly established cancer awareness group.Mid...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Local children have cookies and punch with Frozen characters

Local children have cookies and punch with Frozen characters

POMEROY — Disney’s Frozen characters Elsa and Olaf visited Wolfe Mountain Entertainment to have cookies and punch with local children this...

December 5th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Blue Devils burn Jackson, 61-48

CENTENARY, Ohio — Ultimately, the Blue Devils just kept pecking away inside.Senior Justin Peck scored 20 of his game-high 24 points during a 39-...

December 10th, 2017 |  


Meigs County’s Coincidental Connections to Day of Infamy

Meigs County’s Coincidental Connections to Day of Infamy

What do the Meigs County village of Middleport, the city of St. Paul, Minn., a U.S. Navy warship, and the date Dec. 7 have in common? They are all odd...

December 9th, 2017 |  


CLCS fends off Hannan, 49-46

ASHTON, W.Va. — Close, but no proverbial cigar.Visiting Cross Lanes Christian made small 17-14 run down the stretch and ultimately held on for a...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Athens turns back Raiders, 79-51

THE PLAINS, Ohio — You just can’t give your opponent a head start like that.The River Valley boys basketball team trailed by 17 points aft...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Tomcats edge Eastern, 61-59

GLOUSTER, Ohio — So close, and yet, so far.Host Trimble made a 37-21 charge in the middle quarters and ultimately held on Friday night for a sli...

December 9th, 2017 |  


LIFE


Winter HEAP program under way

Funds from the Winter HEAP program are now available to assist customers with their main heating utility and or furnace repair. Gallia Meigs Community...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Ashleys celebrate 40th anniversary

Keith and Emma Ashley of Rocksprings recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a delayed trip to Gettysburg. They were married on Sept. ...

December 2nd, 2017 |  


Prayer for the nation

Father, Universal God, we thank You and glorify your name for sending your son, Jesus for our Redemption. He willingly laid down His life so that we m...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Supporting local radio enthusiasts

Supporting local radio enthusiasts

The Mid-Ohio Valley Amateur Club (MOVARC) is a hobbyist group of amateur radio operators, also known as “HAMS” from Gallia, Meigs and Maso...

November 29th, 2017 |  


5 Generations

5 Generations

Pictured are five generations of women in the Toni Andrew family. Pictured are Toni Andrew (front left), Mary Ann Rue (back left) Melanie Older (back ...

November 25th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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A first time experience
Applying correct interpretation makes a difference

Applying correct interpretation makes a difference

A child can certainly interpret the experiences of life with funny perspectives at times. Your children and grandchildren do quite often, and you and ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Faith creates what God desires you to see

Faith creates what God desires you to see

God is revealing to me the power of our words. It’s crazy. It’s life-changing. Words hold the power of life and death. What you say matter...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Holiday your way

Holiday your way

Coloring book, crayons and pegs from the Battleship game strewn across the green shag carpet, smell of turkey roasting and Andy Williams singing, R...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Paying attention to matters small and great

Paying attention to matters small and great

“Straining at gnats,” is a figure of speech which denotes being overly picky and concerned about details. Most often, when people use the ...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Forgo running the rat-race

Forgo running the rat-race

“There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit. And the Spirit of the LORD shall rest upo...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Air up the deflatables

Air up the deflatables

Our son, Keithen, and daughter-in-law, Jessica, have perhaps gone overboard with a new-found passion. They have become big-time fans of inflatable Chr...

November 30th, 2017 |  


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