NEWS


Pomeroy Fire Department celebrates 175th anniversary

Pomeroy Fire Department celebrates 175th anniversary

POMEROY — Seven decades of Pomeroy firemen gathered on Saturday, April 30 to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the Pomeroy Fire Department at t...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Dinner cruise tickets now on sale

Dinner cruise tickets now on sale

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant River Museum has announced plans for a dinner cruise on July 25 aboard the Belle of Cincinnati.The Di...

May 16th, 2022 |  


MCIYS obtains non-profit status

MCIYS obtains non-profit status

POMEROY — Meigs County Innovative Youth Society (MCIYS) was the focus on opening day of the Meigs County Farmers Market (MCFM). Since the Market...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Southern Board of Ed. approves agenda items

Southern Board of Ed. approves agenda items

RACINE — The Board of Education of the Southern Local School District, met last month to approve financial items and personnel.Present during th...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Registration open for watershed camp

Registration open for watershed camp

RUTLAND — The Meigs Soil and Water Conservation District has now opened registration for the annual summer watershed camp.The Watershed Camp wil...

May 12th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Point wins 4 titles on Day 1

Point wins 4 titles on Day 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — If Day 1 was any indication, the theme of this mid-week meet is going perfectly.The Point Pleasant track and field programs ...

May 19th, 2022 updated: May 19th, 2022. |  


Wahama returning to state

Wahama returning to state

HARTFORD, W.Va. — As the saying goes, defense wins championships.The Wahama softball team showed this in a 3-1 victory at home against the Man L...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Ohio district track meets begin

Ohio district track meets begin

And they are off and running.The ‘Buckeye’ side of the Ohio Valley Publishing area has hit full stride as all six area schools have scored...

May 18th, 2022 updated: May 18th, 2022. |  


Lady Falcons blank Man, 2-0

MAN, W.Va. — One more step until the big stage.The Wahama softball team started its regional campaign the right way with a 2-0 road win Tuesday ...

May 18th, 2022 updated: May 18th, 2022. |  


Eastern falls to Huntsmen in 8 innings, 4-3

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The Eagles just couldn’t finish what they started.The Eastern baseball team built a 3-1 lead through three full frames...

May 18th, 2022 |  


LIFE


OVB announces Main Office promotions

OVB announces Main Office promotions

GALLIPOLIS — Ohio Valley Bank (OVB) recently announced the promotions of Jody Stapleton, Kristina Nickels and Lori Gagliardi. According to a new...

March 23rd, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Why the newspaper keeps reporting numbers

David Trinko: Why the newspaper keeps reporting numbers

The old adage says numbers never lie.According to plenty of internet comments over the past two years, they lied to you nearly daily.If you’re a...

March 18th, 2022 |  


Meigs High School Honor Roll

Meigs High School announces the second nine weeks honor roll as follows:Freshmen: Kadence Allen, Abigail Barber, Brady Barnett, Lindsay Barnhart, Tess...

March 14th, 2022 |  


RACO plans spring yard sale, food drive

The Racine Area Community Organization held its regular monthly meeting recently at the Kathryn Hart Community Center. The secretary and treasurerR...

March 4th, 2022 |  


Brooks-Grant Camp officers

Brooks-Grant Camp officers

Officers for Brooks-Grant Camp No. 7, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Middleport, Ohio are pictured. Front row, Senior Vice Commander Dale Co...

March 4th, 2022 |  


Father, daughter duo achieve Black Belts

Father, daughter duo achieve Black Belts

POINT PLEASANT — The Point Pleasant branch school of S.H. Kang’s Taekwondo Academy recently announced the newest Black Belts, Chad and Cel...

February 9th, 2022 |  


OPINION


Search the Scriptures: A celebration of salvation

Search the Scriptures: A celebration of salvation

When God gave the Law to Israel, speaking from the mountain, proclaiming those edicts which would become known as the Ten Commandments, the book of Ex...

May 12th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Filled with the Holy Spirit

God’s Kids Korner: Filled with the Holy Spirit

Before Jesus returned to heaven to be with his Father, He told his disciples in John 14:12 that they would do even greater things than He had done whe...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Patiently wait on God

Patiently wait on God

One of the Psalmist wrote that he cried to God for deliverance from “innumerable evils.”Then, within the context of his experiences, he no...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Holzer to host free skin cancer screening

JACKSON — The month of May is recognized as Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Skin cancer is the most common cancer among people in the United States...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Fresh produce

Meigs Health Matters… Fresh produce

At some point in your life, you have most likely heard how important it is to include fruits and vegetables in your diet. But why? No matter where you...

May 6th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: Reasonable people in unreasonable times

Search the Scriptures: Reasonable people in unreasonable times

It should not be surprising that this fallen world, being at odds as it is with its Creator, is a contentious realm filled with unhappiness, strife an...

May 5th, 2022 |  


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