NEWS


SHS Prom to be held Saturday

SHS Prom to be held Saturday

The 2021 Southern High School Prom will take place on Saturday at Southern High School. Prom King and Queen will be crowned during the prom. Queen can...

May 4th, 2021 |  


OWDA funding awarded for Rutland sewer project

MEIGS COUNTY — The Ohio Water Development Authority (OWDA) awarded $8.1 million through low interest loans and grants to Ohio communities to imp...

May 4th, 2021 |  


River Roasters Coffee Company announces expansion in Meigs County

River Roasters Coffee Company announces expansion in Meigs County

POMEROY — River Rosters Coffee Company in Pomeroy, Ohio, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Meigs...

May 4th, 2021 |  


20 additional COVID-19 cases reported… Latest case data in Gallia, Mason, Meigs

20 additional COVID-19 cases reported… Latest case data in Gallia, Mason, Meigs

OHIO VALLEY — A total of 20 additional COVID-19 cases were reported over the weekend in the Ohio Valley Publishing area.The West Virginia Depart...

May 3rd, 2021 |  


Southern receives Auditor of State Award

RACINE — Southern Local School District recently received the Ohio Auditor of State Award from Auditor of State Keith Faber.The award is present...

May 3rd, 2021 |  


Community Action celebrates 57 year of service

Community Action celebrates 57 year of service

MEIGS COUNTY — The year 2021 marks the 57th year since the Community Action Network was established to help American families and communities ov...

May 3rd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Rio Grande athletics roundup

Rio’s Webb named RSC Player of the WeekMIDDLETOWN, Ohio — University of Rio Grande right fielder Taylor Webb racked up 14 hits in six game...

May 6th, 2021 |  


OHSAA school membership dues approved by BOD

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors has approved a recommendation from OHSAA Executive Director Doug U...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Blue Angels fall to Portsmouth, 17-7

Blue Angels fall to Portsmouth, 17-7

The Gallia Academy softball team — which fell at Portsmouth 5-3 on April 20 — dropped a 17-7 decision to those same Lady Trojans in Ohio V...

May 4th, 2021 |  


Ohio softball tournament draw

Ohio softball tournament draw

The high school postseason is just around the corner, but the roads to the district tournament were paved Sunday afternoon as the 2021 OHSAA Southeast...

May 4th, 2021 |  


Dayton to host OHSAA state basketball tournaments

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The University of Dayton and the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Monday that the OHSAA girls and boys basketbal...

May 3rd, 2021 updated: May 4th, 2021. |  


LIFE


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A new church sign
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Pediatric Fund sponsors
Peoples Bank donates to Legion

Peoples Bank donates to Legion

Tina Rees of People Bank and Jim Fry along with John Hood members of Post #39 of The American Legion except a contribution to help support The Buckeye...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Eastern archers win awards

Eastern archers win awards

The Eastern Eagles Archery Club had three participants recently compete in 2021 Ohio Nasp/IBO 3D state tournament. Cydnie Gillilan an 11th grader took...

April 8th, 2021 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Preachers bear a heavy load
Cross Words: A theology of marriage

Cross Words: A theology of marriage

A girl in a white dress walks down the aisle. Beautiful music plays in the background. A man, beaming with excitement, awaits her on the other side. T...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… The role of a public health nurse

Meigs Health Matters… The role of a public health nurse

Public health revolves around the motto — Prevent, Promote, Protect the health of all population groups making sure the community is healthy and...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: An increasing faith

Search the Scriptures: An increasing faith

A certain Roman centurion, stationed in Capernaum had a servant who was very ill and, hearing of Jesus, he asked the local Jewish elders to plead with...

April 29th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: The rewards are real and eternal

A Hunger for More: The rewards are real and eternal

I truly believe that much of the point of your and my existence today is that we, as God’s children by faith in Jesus Christ, live our lives in ...

April 29th, 2021 |  


A scriptural and spiritual perspective on problems

A scriptural and spiritual perspective on problems

We know the story about Jonah. God tabbed Jonah to preach to the people of Nineveh that they should repent or incur the judgment of God. But, Jonah re...

April 29th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: A theology of work

Cross Words: A theology of work

Work is not the result of sin in the world.The Bible says, “Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the s...

April 29th, 2021 |  


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