NEWS


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Holzer ‘Goes Red’
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Weather station placed on Rio Campus

Hoagland introduces legislation to protect critical infrastructure

COLUMBUS — State Senator Frank Hoagland (R-Mingo Junction) recently re-introduced legislation which would help protect critical infrastructure i...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Carey visits Chamber Chatter

Carey visits Chamber Chatter

John Carey, the newly named Director of the Governor’s Office of Appalachia, joined the Meigs County Chamber of Commerce on Friday for the weekl...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Teachers taking a stand together

Teachers taking a stand together

MASON COUNTY — Teachers across the state stood together for a statewide work stoppage on Tuesday in opposition of the Education Senate Bill 451 ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Ariel looks to spring shows

GALLIPOLIS — The Ohio Valley Symphony, and its home the Ariel Opera House, are preparing for spring performances to celebrate its 30th anniversa...

February 19th, 2019 |  


No contest plea ends bear case

POMEROY — The case involving the alleged abuse of a bear through “bearbaiting” came to an end last week with a no contest plea to a ...

February 19th, 2019 |  


Bicentennial Ambassadors announced

Bicentennial Ambassadors announced

MEIGS COUNTY — As part of the bicentennial celebration, four young adults have been selected as the Meigs County Bicentennial Ambassadors.Mattis...

February 19th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


7:07 pm |    
Point, Wahama faring well
Vikings pull away from Point, 71-56

Vikings pull away from Point, 71-56

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Just not enough firepower down the home stretch.Visiting Ripley used a 43-32 second half surge to turn a slim four-point...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Lady Marauders fall to Washington, 60-49

Lady Marauders fall to Washington, 60-49

LONDONDERRY, Ohio — The Lady Marauders’ first trip to districts in nearly two decades didn’t quite go as planned.The third-seeded Me...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Big Blacks build Day 1 lead

Big Blacks build Day 1 lead

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — It wasn’t historic, but impressive nonetheless.The Point Pleasant wrestling team won its first seven bouts and went 10...

February 22nd, 2019 |  


Point hosts tourney opener

Point hosts tourney opener

The postseason roads are set in West Virginia as the 2019 boys basketball sectional tournament brackets were released this week throughout the Mountai...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Blue Devils oust River Valley, 62-35

Blue Devils oust River Valley, 62-35

LONDONDERRY, Ohio — Finishing off one old rival to get to another.The Gallia Academy boys basketball team had four players reach double figures ...

February 20th, 2019 updated: February 20th, 2019. |  


Rio Grande’s Schreiter named to All-RSC 2nd team

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — University of Rio Grande junior forward Cameron Schreiter was among those named to the 2018-19 All-River States Conference Me...

February 20th, 2019 |  


LIFE


Washington Elementary Honor Roll

Washington Elementary Honor Roll

GALLIPOLIS — Washington Elementary Principal, Helenlu Morgan, has announced the students who have made the Honor Roll for the second-nine weeks ...

February 7th, 2019 |  


College News and Notes

Shawnee State University announces Dean’s ListPORTSMOUTH, Ohio — Shawnee State University Provost Becky Thiel has released the Dean’...

February 7th, 2019 |  


Rio announces Dean’s List

RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to announce the students who have been recognized for the F...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Rio announces Merit List

RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to announce the students who have been recognized for the F...

February 7th, 2019 updated: February 7th, 2019. |  


Harrisonville Lodge to hold Inspection

Harrisonville Lodge to hold Inspection

Harrisonville Masonic Lodge No. 411 in Harrisonville, Ohio will have its annual inspection in the second degree on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 at 7 p.m. Dinn...

February 6th, 2019 |  


Russell attends ‘10X Growth Con’

Russell attends ‘10X Growth Con’

Local online marketer and entrepreneur, Curry Russell of Mason County, recently attended what is being called the largest sales conference in the worl...

February 6th, 2019 |  


OPINION


I was just thinking

I was just thinking

I was just thinking, and that, specifically about the inspiration generated by the imagery used in the Bible that conveys instructional spiritual trut...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Sugary Drinks and Dental Health

Sugary Drinks and Dental Health

Most people know certain foods and drinks are bad for teeth. Sugary drinks, such as soda/pop and juice, are definitely on this list. Unfortunately, th...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Letter to the Editor: On the President’s Day holiday…

Dear Editor,One definitely to be honored this month is President Barack Obama, the first black president of the United States of America. Now if that&...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Bonita Mae Mink

GALLIPOLIS — Bonita Mae Mink, 82, of Gallipolis, Ohio passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019 in the Holzer Medical Center.Bonita was born on M...

February 16th, 2019 updated: February 16th, 2019. |  


Give a hug before the goodbye comes

Give a hug before the goodbye comes

The Mrs. had ailed consistently in recent years. As a matter of fact, she had just gotten home from another stay in the hospital. From her bed, she ca...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: ‘None of Self and All of Thee’

Search the Scriptures: ‘None of Self and All of Thee’

“None of Self and All of Thee” was a hymn written by Theodore Monod in 1874 and it has well expressed these many years the spiritual strug...

February 14th, 2019 |  


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