NEWS


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‘The More the Scarier’
Householder rallies GOP

Householder rallies GOP

ROCKSPRINGS — Ohio Speaker of the House Larry Householder rallied Meigs County Republicans on Thursday evening during the annual fall bean dinne...

October 21st, 2019 |  


For the record

Middleport Police DepartmentOn Oct. 18, Middleport officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle occupied by two male subjects. During the stop offic...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Cancer survivor dinner to be held

ROCKSPRINGS — The annual Meigs County Cancer Survivor dinner will be held on Friday. Nov. 1 in the Meigs High School Cafeteria.The theme for the...

October 21st, 2019 |  


New council member appointed in Syracuse

SYRACUSE — The Village of Syracuse Mayor Eric Cunningham appointed a new council member to fill the vacant seat.Cunningham appointed Heather Cun...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Art on display

Art on display

MIDDLEPORT — Local talent was on display during the recent Art in the Village fall art show held at the Riverbend Arts Council in Middleport....

October 19th, 2019 |  


Breast Cancer Awareness edition inside Friday’s newspaper

Breast Cancer Awareness edition inside Friday’s newspaper

OHIO VALLEY — Inside today’s newspaper is Ohio Valley Publishing’s annual Breast Cancer Awareness special edition.Each year, the sta...

October 17th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 1:36 pm. |    
GAHS lands 12 on All-OVC

Rio women finish 22nd at Western Shootout

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The University of Rio Grande women’s bowling program posted a 22nd place finish in the Columbia 300 Western Shootout,...

October 23rd, 2019 |  


Black Knights advance to finals

Black Knights advance to finals

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — It’s different in the postseason.After posting a 7-2 win three days earlier in the regular season finale, the Poin...

October 23rd, 2019 |  


Lady Falcons soar past Ravenswood

Lady Falcons soar past Ravenswood

MASON, W.Va. — Sending the regular season out in style.The Wahama volleyball team ended its regular season with a straight games victory over no...

October 23rd, 2019 |  


OVP lands 12 district golfers

OVP lands 12 district golfers

The Ohio Valley Publishing area had a dozen people chosen to the Southeast Ohio District Golf Coaches Association teams, as voted on by the coaches wi...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Lady Eagles win D-3 district title

Lady Eagles win D-3 district title

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Eastern produced seven of the eight local regional qualifiers and one team title on Saturday at the 2019 Division III Southea...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


LIFE


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Writers Guild hosts guests

Faulk birth announced

Briggston Charles Faulk, the son of Cacy Austin and Amanda Dawn (Windon) Faulk, was born on Sept. 14, 2019, at OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital in ...

October 19th, 2019 |  


DAR hears 19th Amendment presentation

The meeting was called to order by Registrar Opal Grueser in absence of both Gina Tillis, Rgent, and Lynne Brinker, Vice Regent. The Star Spangled Ban...

October 16th, 2019 |  


OVBC announces cash dividend

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio― On Oct. 15, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common share payabl...

October 16th, 2019 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Good to the last bad drop
4:05 pm |    
Grandparents are not cool?
Love doesn’t hurt

Love doesn’t hurt

Have you ever witnessed a dog that has had a traumatic past? Or one that has not been exposed to human kindness and love? Many time’s when one e...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Education with a Purpose

Education with a Purpose

The Meigs County Health Department’s (MCHD) mission is, “To preserve, promote, and protect the health and well-being of Meigs County”...

October 21st, 2019 |  


When adults bully adults, kids suffer

When adults bully adults, kids suffer

October is National Bullying Prevention Month.“Every day thousands of young people experience bullying from their peers while at school, after s...

October 19th, 2019 |  


National Bullying Prevention Month

According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, a bully is, “one who is habitually cruel, insulting, or threatening to others who are weaker...

October 19th, 2019 |  


‘There is no right or wrong way to feel’

‘There is no right or wrong way to feel’

From the moment my doctor said I needed a biopsy I became detached. I felt like an observer. I noted the information and scheduled for the procedure l...

October 17th, 2019 |  


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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA