NEWS


3:09 pm |    
Thompson joins PVH team

Middleport Council holds meeting

MIDDLEPORT — Middleport Village Council discussed several items during its recent meeting. Middleport Village Council recently met in regular se...

August 4th, 2021 |  


Badran joins PVH team

Badran joins PVH team

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) recently welcomed Sam Badran, M.D., FACOG, gynecologist to its medical staff.According to...

August 3rd, 2021 |  


The 158th Meigs County Fair

The 158th Meigs County Fair

The 158th edition of the Meigs County Fair officially kicks off on Sunday, Aug. 16 with the Junior Fair Parade and the crowning of the 2021 Meigs Coun...

August 3rd, 2021 |  


Girl Scouts complete project judging

Girl Scouts complete project judging

MEIGS COUNTY — Meigs County Girl Scouts recently took part in project judging in advance of the 2021 Meigs County Fair.The Overall Outstanding E...

August 3rd, 2021 |  


Grants to support expansion of mobile response and stabilization services

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS), in partnership with Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s C...

August 3rd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


12:47 pm |    
Ohio picked 2nd in MAC East
Lancaster pulls away from Post 39, 14-4

Lancaster pulls away from Post 39, 14-4

LANCASTER, Ohio — The streak is over, but the series is still alive.The Meigs Post 39 baseball team had its five-game winning streak come to an ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Post 39 holds off Lancaster, 8-7

Post 39 holds off Lancaster, 8-7

LANCASTER, Ohio — Some stressful moments, but the streak continues.The Post 39 baseball team won its fifth game in a row on Tuesday at Beavers F...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Herd picked to win C-USA East Division

Herd picked to win C-USA East Division

DALLAS, Texas — A rematch in the making?If a preseason media poll is any indication, the Marshall football team will have its chance for revenge...

July 20th, 2021 |  


Meigs Post 39 pummels Glouster, 11-1

Meigs Post 39 pummels Glouster, 11-1

LANCASTER, Ohio — The start to the postseason couldn’t have gone much better.The Meigs Post 39 American Legion baseball team opened the di...

July 19th, 2021 |  


OVP Prep Football Schedules

Gallia Academy Blue DevilsAug. 20vs. Meigs7 p.m.Aug. 27at Athens7 p.m.Sept. 3at Point Pleasant7 p.m.Sept. 10vs. Chesapeake7 p.m.Sept. 17vs. Portsmouth...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Post 39 blanks Glouster, 6-0

Post 39 blanks Glouster, 6-0

GLOUSTER, Ohio — A four-pitcher gem, and a fourth straight win.The Meigs Post 39 baseball team won its fourth consecutive game on Thursday in At...

July 16th, 2021 updated: July 16th, 2021. |  


LIFE


1:49 pm |    
Middleport Yard of the Week
12:42 pm |    
Middleport Yard of the Week
PVH ‘Employees of the Month’ announced

PVH ‘Employees of the Month’ announced

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) has announced the Customer Service Employees of the Month as Amanda Lewis from the labora...

July 2nd, 2021 |  


College news and notes

Ohio University students win competitive Air Force ROTC scholarshipATHENS — Ohio University’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 650 announced the ...

July 2nd, 2021 updated: July 2nd, 2021. |  


DKG field trip includes ‘Fur Peace’

DKG field trip includes ‘Fur Peace’

The Beta Alpha Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) enjoyed a recent field trip and planning meeting. According to a news release sent on behalf of the ...

June 28th, 2021 |  


College News and Notes

Marshall University announces spring President’s ListHUNTINGTON — Marshall University recently announced it’s Spring 2021 President&...

June 18th, 2021 |  


College News and Notes

Ohio University announces Dean’s List recipients ATHENS — More than 7,800 students qualified for the spring semester 2021 Dean’s Lis...

June 11th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Cross Words: You can stop trying to figure it out

Cross Words: You can stop trying to figure it out

I used to be an early riser. But I’m becoming more of a night owl. It’s common for me to drink a cup of coffee at 10 o’clock and go ...

August 5th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Back to school vaccinations

Meigs Health Matters… Back to school vaccinations

If routine vaccinations escaped your mind during the pandemic, you are not alone. Unfortunately, regular vaccination numbers fell during 2020 all acro...

July 30th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: Listen to God’s message

Search the Scriptures: Listen to God’s message

The prophet Amos had not always been a prophet. He started out his working life as herdsman and a tree pruner in the nation of Judah. But God called h...

July 29th, 2021 |  


Be a giver of mercy

Be a giver of mercy

I was given definite orders not to relate the following anecdote. So, I am not going to tell it. Nonetheless, the name of “the person” wil...

July 29th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Understanding The Lord’s Prayer

God’s Kids Korner: Understanding The Lord’s Prayer

Most of you have heard or even know the Lord’s Prayer. It is in the Bible in two different places: Luke 11:1-4 and Matthew 6: 9-15. Jesus was a ...

July 29th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Trust God more than yourself

Cross Words: Trust God more than yourself

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight y...

July 29th, 2021 |  


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