NEWS


10:40 am
Updated: 12:12 pm. |    
Evans named Southern Board President
Bicentennial events to begin Monday

Bicentennial events to begin Monday

MEIGS COUNTY — As Meigs County begins to celebrate its 200th year, the first in a series of planned events will take place on Monday.Throughout ...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Middleport holds first reading of water rate increase

MIDDLEPORT—The Middleport Village Council updated the town Monday evening on the water rate and inflationary increase.The council had a first re...

January 15th, 2019 updated: January 15th, 2019. |  


Meigs Board approves agenda items

ROCKSPRINGS — Following the 2019 organizational meeting, the Meigs Local Board of Education held its regular meeting, dealing with several agend...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Fire damages home in Hartford

Fire damages home in Hartford

HARTFORD — A two-story house was heavily damaged by fire Saturday night in the Town of Hartford, according to a spokesman from the New Haven and...

January 14th, 2019 |  


Princess Prom Program Fashion and Dress Giveaway set

OHIO VALLEY — Donations are currently being accepted for an annual event which helps any and all girls feel and look like princesses.Donations f...

January 14th, 2019 |  


Point Regatta canceled: Annual festival dissolves after nearly three decades

Point Regatta canceled: Annual festival dissolves after nearly three decades

POINT PLEASANT — After nearly three decades along the river, the Point Pleasant Sternwheel Regatta will not be returning this summer.According t...

January 14th, 2019 updated: January 14th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


4:30 am |    
GA pummels Panthers, 68-57
Rebels sweep White Falcons, 63-40

Rebels sweep White Falcons, 63-40

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — Somewhat of a balanced approach.The South Gallia boys basketball team had four players reach double figures and led by doubl...

January 19th, 2019 |  


Lady Rebels sweep Southern, 48-21

RACINE, Ohio — Turnovers and rebounds decide yet another one.The South Gallia girls basketball team outrebounded Tri-Valley Conference Hocking D...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Lady Buckeyes battle past Meigs, 57-46

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — Unfortunately for the Lady Marauders, what goes around, comes around.The Meigs girls basketball team — which defeated ...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Lady Falcons upset Eastern, 64-46

Lady Falcons upset Eastern, 64-46

MASON, W.Va. — The Lady Falcons ended over decade worth of frustration by simply making the most of their free throw opportunities.The Eastern a...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Patriots sweep Point Pleasant, 66-53

Patriots sweep Point Pleasant, 66-53

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — This type of 13 should never be unlucky.The Point Pleasant boys basketball team nailed a baker’s dozen-worth of tr...

January 18th, 2019 |  


LIFE


1:38 pm |    
Lodge to hold inspection
Lodge to hold inspection

Lodge to hold inspection

MIDDLEPORT — Middleport Masonic Lodge No. 363 in Middleport, Ohio, will have its annual inspection on Friday, Jan. 18. Dinner will be served at ...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Meigs High School Honor Roll

ROCKSPRINGS — Meigs High School has announced its honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2018-2019 school year.Freshman — Amara Barre...

January 14th, 2019 |  


Brooks-Grant Camp installs officers

Brooks-Grant Camp installs officers

Brooks-Grant Camp No. 7 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War officers were recently installed for 2019. Pictured, from left to right, are Ohio Depa...

January 10th, 2019 |  


TOPS holds meeting

TUPPERS PLAINS — TOPS OH#2013 Tuppers Plains recently met at the St. Paul United Methodist Church. Weekly best loser was Connie Rankin.Leader Pa...

January 10th, 2019 |  


Arvon promoted to officer

Arvon promoted to officer

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Austin P. Arvon was recently promoted to assistant cashier, senior credit analyst. With the promotion, he will continue to wo...

January 9th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Cross Words: Discipleship… Jesus chooses the unlikely

Cross Words: Discipleship… Jesus chooses the unlikely

Last week, I wrote about the origin of discipleship. It’s called salvation. My prayer is for everyone to know Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. B...

January 17th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: A wedding miracle – John 2: 1-11

God’s Kids Korner: A wedding miracle – John 2: 1-11

Many weddings today are big events where lots of people attend. There is the wedding ceremony, and then there is the wedding reception usually where a...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Do your job!

Do your job!

Most of those who read my column work: paid employment, volunteer work, tasks around the house and yard – work, if left undone – would cre...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Treasures in the trash

Treasures in the trash

I guess you could call me a hoarder, at least when it comes to memorabilia and clothes. I don’t feel like the label fits, but my wife keeps tell...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Stopping the madness at four-way stops

Stopping the madness at four-way stops

My grasp of the workings of a four-way stop are as follows: all four ways stop. On the face of it, this does not seem to be too complicated. Nor does ...

January 14th, 2019 |  


No church, plenty of soccer

No church, plenty of soccer

We have officially endured our first winter storm of the season, and for the most part I believe we have made it through.I always enjoy watching the r...

January 14th, 2019 |  


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