NEWS


Ruane sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole

Ruane sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney Jason D. Holdren announces that Joyceann Louise Ruane, age 25, of Crown City, Ohio, and fo...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Biden tightens some gun controls, says much more needed

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday ...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Health Dept. addresses health order confusion… When and where to get vaccinated

Health Dept. addresses health order confusion… When and where to get vaccinated

MEIGS COUNTY — In response to some confusion over health orders rescinded and issued by the Ohio Department of Health this week, the Meigs Count...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Nine new cases reported… Latest vaccine numbers by county

Nine new cases reported… Latest vaccine numbers by county

OHIO VALLEY — Nine additional COVID-19 cases were reported in the Ohio Valley Publishing area on Thursday.Five additional COVID-19 cases were re...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Ohio State Fair to be closed to the public this summer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2021 Ohio State Fair will not be open to the general public this summer due to public health concerns, officials said ...

April 8th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Wednesday baseball roundup
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Wednesday softball roundup

Rio softball records sweep of Bears

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Taylor Webb had two hits and three RBI in game one, while Sydney Campolo tossed a four-hitter and fanned 10 batters in game two...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Tigers take down Wahama, 69-36

ELIZABETH, W.Va. — A rough start to the week.After dropping a 77-40 decision to Ravenswood on Monday night in Mason County, the Wahama boys bask...

April 7th, 2021 |  


Malaki Branham named Ohio Mr. Basketball

Malaki Branham named Ohio Mr. Basketball

In the final game of his high school career, St. Vincent-St. Mary’s Malaki Branham showed the best parts of his game.Not only did he turn in a s...

April 7th, 2021 |  


Tuesday diamond roundup

BASEBALLSouthern 4, Miller 2The Southern baseball team completed the season sweep of Miller in Perry County, defeating the Falcons 4-2 a week after a ...

April 7th, 2021 |  


UNOH races past RedStorm in DH sweep

LIMA, Ohio — The University of Northwestern Ohio started fast and never let up, racing away for a doubleheader sweep of the University of Rio Gr...

April 7th, 2021 |  


Point Pleasant fends off Vikings, 74-63

Point Pleasant fends off Vikings, 74-63

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Nearly a month later, the Big Blacks got their revenge.The Point Pleasant boys basketball team — which dropped a 7...

April 7th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Pediatric Fund sponsors
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Eastern archers win awards

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 |  


Meigs High School honor roll

ROCKSPRINGS — Meigs High School recently announced it’s third nine weeks honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.Freshman — Mallory A...

April 1st, 2021 |  


DAR hears from Lincoln reenactor

DAR hears from Lincoln reenactor

CHESTER — The Return Jonathan Meigs Daughters of American Revolution recently held a Charter Day dinner at the Chester Academy, near the Chester...

March 26th, 2021 |  


TOPS holds meeting

TUPPERS PLAINS — TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) OH#2013 Tuppers Plains met for their weekly meeting at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church...

March 24th, 2021 |  


Long-time Pastor retiring

Long-time Pastor retiring

Senior Pastor Paul Voss is retiring after 36 years of service at theFirst Church of God in Gallipolis. Voss’s retirement caps 42 plus years of p...

March 19th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Cross Words: Christ is still risen

Cross Words: Christ is still risen

There’s a beautiful story in Luke 24, shortly after the resurrection account, of some disciples walking with Jesus on the road to Emmaus. But th...

April 8th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: That Doubting Thomas

God’s Kids Korner: That Doubting Thomas

Have you ever been told something, and you just couldn’t believe it was true? Maybe one of your friends won a huge prize in a contest or somethi...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Public Health Week

Meigs Health Matters… Public Health Week

This year Public Health Week is April 5-11. What is Public Health? According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Public Health is the science of ...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


Grandparents learn to roll with the changes

Grandparents learn to roll with the changes

The past year has been difficult for everyone, but stories abound of the contributions made by individuals who retired from their previous employment ...

April 1st, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: On the subject of idolatry…

Search the Scriptures: On the subject of idolatry…

When the apostle Paul walked through the streets of Athens, the Bible records, “his spirit was provoked within him as he saw that the city was f...

April 1st, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: The glorious truth of Jesus’ triumph

A Hunger for More: The glorious truth of Jesus’ triumph

As we arrive at Easter and find ourselves refreshed in the amazing and glorious truth of Jesus’ triumph over death through His resurrection, it ...

April 1st, 2021 |  


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