NEWS


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Art on display
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Owning the unexpected

Ohio ‘Tobacco 21’ law takes effect

OHIO — Ohio’s new “Tobacco 21” law takes effect on Thursday, Oct. 17, raising the age to purchase cigarettes, other tobacco pr...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Wellness Center serves students, community

RACINE — The Southern Local School Wellness Center recently held its semi-annual Health Advisory Council meeting last week with 26 members in at...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Fair board election Nov. 4

ROCKSPRINGS — The annual election of directors for the Meigs County Agricultural Society will be held on Monday, Nov. 4.The election of director...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Celebrating the road to recovery

Celebrating the road to recovery

GALLIPOLIS — Holzer Health System joined the National Rehabilitation Awareness Foundation, sponsor of National Rehabilitation Awareness Celebrat...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Trick or Treat, Halloween events planned

MEIGS COUNTY — Trick or Treat and many other Halloween activities are planned in the next few weeks around Meigs County.Reedsville, Rutland and ...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Girl Scouts complete service project

Girl Scouts complete service project

Girl Scouts from Troop 1006 recently completed their September service project, collecting non-perishable food items and distributing the items in the...

October 15th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Ohio stops Flashes, 45-38

Week 8 OVP football box scores

Wahama 18, South Gallia 12WHS06120—18SGHS6006—12Scoring SummaryFirst QuarterSG: Kyle Northup 28 run (run failed) 2:06Second QuarterW: Hunt...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Leopards hold off Point Pleasant, 40-21

Leopards hold off Point Pleasant, 40-21

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — At least they saved their best for last.The Point Pleasant football team fell to non-conference guest Louisville by a 40...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Week 8 prep football scores

WEST VIRGINIABerkeley Springs 40, Hampshire 12Bluefield 35, Tazewell, Va. 7Braxton County 21, Grafton 14Bridgeport 49, Elkins 14Buffalo 13, Tolsia 6Ca...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Herd outlasts Florida Atlantic, 36-31

Herd outlasts Florida Atlantic, 36-31

BOCA RATON, Fla. — You could say the Thundering Herd ran away with it … especially in the waning moments of regulation.Brenden Knox churne...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Blue Devils blast Rock Hill, 48-7

PEDRO, Ohio — Spreading the wealth.The Gallia Academy football team had 11 different players touch the ball on offense on Friday night in Lawren...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Eagles roll past Miller, 49-14

HEMLOCK, Ohio — Connect four complete.The Eastern football team won its fourth straight decision on Friday in Perry County, with the Eagles defe...

October 19th, 2019 |  


LIFE


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Writers Guild hosts guests

Flu season arrives

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Gallia County Chamber of Commerce and Fruth Pharmacy announce a partnership to benefit area employers and their empl...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Managing winter heating costs

Columbia Gas is encouraging customers to prepare for the upcoming winter heating season by taking control of their home energy costs. Assistance is av...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Livestock report

GALLIPOLIS — The latest livestock report as submitted by United Producers, Inc., 357 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, Ohio, 740-446-9696.Date of Sale: ...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Writers Guild hosts guests

Writers Guild hosts guests

The Point Pleasant Writers Guild had not one, but three guest speakers at its last meeting, Melecio P. Simon, Jr., also known as Dr. Mel, Mea Enrico o...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Gallia Legislative Town Hall

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Chamber of Commerce, along with Holzer Medical Center, will host the 2019 Gallia County Chamber Legislative Town ...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Be a HERo and fight breast cancer

Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among women in the U.S. which is why Gordmans, as part of the Stage community of stores, is ...

October 9th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Search the Scriptures: ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ revisited

Search the Scriptures: ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ revisited

It turns out that “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” may be a rather optimistic take on the human condition.Rather than acknowledging the ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


When we do things by The Book

When we do things by The Book

One of the exciting prospects of studying God’s Word is discovery. I often approach Bible study with the prayer, “Lord, what will you let ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Never give up

God’s Kids Korner: Never give up

Can you remember a time when you wanted something? I mean REALLY wanted something so much that you thought you could not live without it? It might hav...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Cross Words: God still requires acceptable worship

Cross Words: God still requires acceptable worship

The book of Leviticus is a challenging read. It’s a detailed history describing the priesthood, offerings, sacrifices, and other laws given by G...

October 17th, 2019 |  


A Hunger for More: Spirituality is a practical affair

A Hunger for More: Spirituality is a practical affair

Spirituality is a practical affair. Does that sound like a strange statement? Often, when talking about spiritual things with people, someone will exp...

October 17th, 2019 |  


She was more than just a dog

She was more than just a dog

The air has turned crisp as the sun rises and sets each day, and my yard is filled with leaves from a gigantic maple tree that stands behind my house,...

October 15th, 2019 |  


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