NEWS


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Bees of the Ohio Valley: Mason Bees
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Sternwheel Regatta set
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Party in the Park

Ohio health officials won’t mandate mask-wearing in schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio doesn’t plan to mandate masks in schools this fall, but health officials strongly recommend students and staff ...

July 26th, 2021 |  


New signage for New River Gorge National Park and Preserve

New signage for New River Gorge National Park and Preserve

MEADOW BRIDGE, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice joined U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito, Congresswoman Carol Miller, and several other officials for an...

July 26th, 2021 |  


One killed in two vehicle crash

REEDSVILLE — A two vehicle crash on State Route 7 between Chester and Tuppers Plains n Sunday evening resulted in the death of a Pomeroy man and...

July 26th, 2021 updated: July 26th, 2021. |  


Anthony ‘Red’ Davis taken into custody in Gallia County

Anthony ‘Red’ Davis taken into custody in Gallia County

OHIO VALLEY — A Salem Center man wanted on multiple warrants who had led law enforcement on a pursuit earlier this week was taken into custody e...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Meigs Board approves agenda items

ROCKSPRINGS — The Meigs Local Board of Education approved numerous agenda items during its recent meeting. Several personnel matters were approv...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


The Ariel Theatre showcased with local musician’s award

The Ariel Theatre showcased with local musician’s award

GALLIPOLIS — From high school shows to a musical theatre dream, Lora Snow has spent most of her life sharing the love of arts through performanc...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Ohio picked 2nd in MAC East
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. |  


Solich retires, Tim Albin named Bobcats head coach

Solich retires, Tim Albin named Bobcats head coach

ATHENS, Ohio — A new era for Ohio football.Ohio University head football coach Frank Solich announced today that he is stepping down from his po...

July 14th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Middleport Yard of the Week
Middleport Yard of the Week

Middleport Yard of the Week

MIDDLEPORT — Each week throughout the summer property owners in the village of Middleport are recognized for the care they take of their yards.W...

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. |  


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 |  


Eastern hosts baseball camp

Eastern hosts baseball camp

Eastern High School hosted a baseball camp for area youth earlier this week, with sessions for grades 3-5 and 6-9. A total of 56 kids were registered ...

June 11th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Be a giver of mercy
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 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Preventing teen pregnancy

Meigs Health Matters… Preventing teen pregnancy

Did you know that 1-in-4 girls will be pregnant at least one time before the age of 20? During 2016, reports show that, combined, there were over 900,...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Grace-empowered rest

Cross Words: Grace-empowered rest

Last week, I wrote about grace-empowered work. But we also need to understand grace-empowered rest.Most of us realize our need for help when it comes ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Celebrate God!

God’s Kids Korner: Celebrate God!

One of my favorite Bible verses is from Philippians, Chapter 4, Verse 4. This is a very well-known passage that says, “Rejoice in the Lord alway...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Spiritual stamina is a relevant concern

Spiritual stamina is a relevant concern

From a great verse of Scripture located at Jeremiah 12:5, God asked Jeremiah a pointed question, “If you have run with the footmen, and they hav...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: Of Pharisees and the law

Search the Scriptures: Of Pharisees and the law

Jesus was frequently critical of the Pharisees, and it was with members of the Pharisaical party that He seemingly had the most interpersonal clashes....

July 22nd, 2021 |  


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