NEWS


12:37 pm |    
Eastern Prom Royalty

Ohio governor ending $300 weekly federal coronavirus payment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The weekly $300 federal unemployment payment for Ohioans to offset the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic will en...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Casting for the ‘Big Kat’

Casting for the ‘Big Kat’

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Catfish anglers from several states traveled to the Ohio & Kanawha Rivers at Gallipolis, Ohio last weekend for a King Kat...

May 14th, 2021 updated: May 14th, 2021. |  


Eastern Prom to be held Sunday

Eastern Prom to be held Sunday

The 2021 Eastern High School prom will take place on Sunday at Eastern High School, with the Prom King and Queen to be crowned as part of the event. T...

May 14th, 2021 |  


3 new cases reported in area …. Latest stats from Meigs, Mason, Gallia

3 new cases reported in area …. Latest stats from Meigs, Mason, Gallia

OHIO VALLEY — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reported three additional cases of COVID-19 in Mason County on T...

May 13th, 2021 |  


CDC: Fully vaccinated people can largely ditch masks indoors

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday eased ...

May 13th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


1:15 am |    
Blue Angels 2nd at OVC meet
Locals land 4 on girls state teams

Locals land 4 on girls state teams

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Wahama landed two selections and Hannan garnered one honoree on the Class A squads, while Point Pleasant came away with a si...

May 14th, 2021 updated: May 17th, 2021. |  


Peebles tops Lady Tornadoes, 14-4

Peebles tops Lady Tornadoes, 14-4

In the end, it was just too much at the start. Host Peebles built leads of 3-0, 9-1 and 13-4 through each of the first three frames and eventually wra...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Raiders roll past Fed Hock, 5-0

A fitting farewell. River Valley senior Chase Barber struck out 12 and allowed one walk while no-hitting visiting Federal Hocking on Thursday during a...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Lady Falcons soar past Point, 7-1

Lady Falcons soar past Point, 7-1

Perfect through 10. The Wahama softball team improved to 10-0 with a 7-1 victory over non-conference guest Point Pleasant on Wednesday in Hartford. Th...

May 13th, 2021 updated: May 13th, 2021. |  


White Falcons outlast Charleston Catholic, 10-8

Finally, some good fortunes … and against the Irish no less. Wahama snapped a 3-game losing skid on Wednesday night with a wire-to-wire 10-8 vic...

May 13th, 2021 |  


LIFE


3:49 pm |    
Honoring Veterans
2:41 pm |    
A new church sign
Pediatric Fund sponsors

Pediatric Fund sponsors

The Earl Neff Pediatric Fund at Holzer Health System continues to be supported by area businesses and organizations.The Pediatric Fund, in existence f...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Peoples Bank donates to Legion

Peoples Bank donates to Legion

Tina Rees of People Bank and Jim Fry along with John Hood members of Post #39 of The American Legion except a contribution to help support The Buckeye...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Eastern archers win awards

Eastern archers win awards

The Eastern Eagles Archery Club had three participants recently compete in 2021 Ohio Nasp/IBO 3D state tournament. Cydnie Gillilan an 11th grader took...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Meigs Intermediate School honor roll

MIDDLEPORT — Meigs Intermediate School recently announced its second trimester honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.3rd Grade Honor Roll ̵...

April 1st, 2021 |  


Meigs Middle School honor roll

ROCKSPRINGS — Meigs Middle School recently announces it’s second trimester honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.6th Grade Honor Roll ...

April 1st, 2021 |  


OPINION


Cross Words: How worship and missions are related

Cross Words: How worship and missions are related

On any given Sunday, I have the joy of leading our church in worship. And I’m reminded this week of the relationship between worship and mission...

May 13th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Through life’s maze

God’s Kids Korner: Through life’s maze

Do you like working puzzles? I do, and I especially enjoy solving a type of puzzle called a maze. You may have worked a maze yourself at school or in ...

May 13th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… The importance of handwashing

Meigs Health Matters… The importance of handwashing

Keeping hands clean is especially important to help prevent COVID-19 and other viruses from spreading. Handwashing is one of the best ways to keep you...

May 7th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: ‘Ask, and it will be given to you…’

A Hunger for More: ‘Ask, and it will be given to you…’

We have just held the National Day of Prayer observance across the country including our own in Gallia County. While I was not able to physically part...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: How should we pray?

Search the Scriptures: How should we pray?

Have you ever wondered about the right way to pray? Or whether there was a wrong way to pray?As one surveys the world, one observes that there are a m...

May 6th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

I am sure that all of you know that it is Mother’s Day this coming Sunday. You will probably give your mother a card or a present. Someplace on ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA