NEWS


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PVH distributing at home COVID-19 test kits

PVH distributing at home COVID-19 test kits

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Regional Health Center at Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) has received hundreds of over the counter at-home COVID-19 ...

January 13th, 2022 |  


Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for US businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vacc...

January 13th, 2022 |  


It’s official. Finally. $2.7 billion ‘state-of-the-art’ sheet mill planned

It’s official. Finally. $2.7 billion ‘state-of-the-art’ sheet mill planned

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — It’s official. Finally.On Wednesday, what has been called the largest investment in West Virginia history by state...

January 12th, 2022 |  


122 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

122 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there were 122 new COVID-19 cases reported in the Ohio Valley Publishing area on Wednesday.In Gall...

January 12th, 2022 |  


Ohio Expands COVID-19 testing locations

COLUMBUS — Governor Mike DeWine this week announced additional Guard deployments to support COVID-19 testing locations across the state, includi...

January 12th, 2022 |  


Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Pleasant Valley Hospital Women’s Services is part of a public awareness campaign held in January of each year, Cer...

January 12th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Kole Carter named new GAHS football coach

Kole Carter named new GAHS football coach

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Kole Carter was unanimously approved to be the next head varsity football coach at Gallia Academy High School on Thursday nig...

January 14th, 2022 |  


RedStorm men roll past Brescia

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The eight previous meetings between the University of Rio Grande and Brescia University had been decided by just 31 points co...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Eastern rolls past Belpre, 44-37

BELPRE, Ohio — One push opened up the door.The Eastern girls basketball team used a 12-2 second quarter surge to break an 8-all first quarter ti...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Lady Raiders fall to Alexander, 60-26

BIDWELL, Ohio — The River Valley girls basketball team fell at home 60-26 Thursday evening to the Alexander Lady Spartans in a Tri Valley Confer...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Lady Tomcats top Southern, 82-50

RACINE, Ohio — Two-for-one deals can be advantageous … unless you are the one stuck with only one.Visiting Trimble used a 20-10 first quar...

January 14th, 2022 |  


LIFE


Students donate to animal shelters

Students donate to animal shelters

First graders at Meigs Primary School recently collected items for dogs at the Meigs County Animal Shelter. Items were also collected for cats but tho...

December 10th, 2021 |  


Racine Southern FFA Host Ohio FFA District 10 Leadership Night

Racine Southern FFA Host Ohio FFA District 10 Leadership Night

RACINE — The Racine Southern FFA Chapter recently hosted a leadership night in the Southern Local Schools Cafeteria.Throughout the year, Ohio FF...

December 1st, 2021 |  


Middleport High School Alumni Banquet held

Labor Day Saturday brought over 120 Middleport High School Alumni and guests “back home” for a very special evening. The Blakeslee Center,...

November 22nd, 2021 |  


Thoma 60th anniversary

Thoma 60th anniversary

Guy and Ellen (Young) Thoma, of Rutland, Ohio, recently celebrated their 60th anniversary, having been married on November 19, 1961 in Pomeroy, Ohio.G...

November 19th, 2021 |  


Eastern High School Honor Roll

The Eastern High School Honor Roll for the First Nine Weeks was submitted as follows: All “A” Honor Roll – 12th grade: Dustin Davis,...

November 10th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Search the Scriptures: Baptism is an appeal to God

Search the Scriptures: Baptism is an appeal to God

In his first epistle, the apostle Peter makes mention of the great deluge in the days of Noah, and how eight individuals were saved from the water, by...

January 13th, 2022 |  


God’s opinion matters most

God’s opinion matters most

Opinions gauge what we think. It is reflected in politics. It is reflected in manufacturing. So is TV and radio. People seem gratified to have opportu...

January 13th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Just what the doctor ordered

God’s Kids Korner: Just what the doctor ordered

We often hear someone say, “That was just what the doctor ordered.” What do they mean? They usually mean that something happened which was...

January 13th, 2022 |  


Meigs Health Matters… National Blood Donor Month

Meigs Health Matters… National Blood Donor Month

January is National Blood Donor Month. It is a time to commend the lifesaving impact of blood and platelet donors. Blood donation is a voluntary proce...

January 7th, 2022 |  


Looking back, looking forward

Looking back, looking forward

Several times last weekend we heard people discussing everything they hated about 2021 and what hopeful things they are anticipating about 2022.It app...

January 7th, 2022 |  


Come the new year, thoughts of the end

Come the new year, thoughts of the end

Thirty years ago, I turned 40 and handled it without a scintilla of trepidation. There was a big surprise party for me, organized by my wife at the ti...

January 7th, 2022 updated: January 7th, 2022. |  


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