NEWS


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Eastern graduates 62
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‘In Flanders Fields’
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Southern graduates 56
123 new COVID cases reported… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

123 new COVID cases reported… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

Editor’s note: Due to recent changes in the frequency of data reported by the Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Valley Publishing’s COVID Up...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Sheriff’s office participates in enforcement program

POMEROY — Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood announced the enforcement results of the sheriff’s office’s participation in April’s...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Commissioners approve finance items

POMEROY — The Meigs County Commissioners met in regular session last week to approve financial matters.Present during the meeting were President...

May 19th, 2022 |  


Southern FFA helps with Ag Day

Southern FFA helps with Ag Day

POMEROY — Last week, Meigs County Ag Day was held at the Meigs County Fairgrounds in Pomeroy.Ag Day was put together by the Athens-Meigs Farm Bu...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Meigs Board of Ed. approves personnel

POMEROY — The Meigs Local Board of Education meet last week to approve personnel.Present during the meeting were board members Ryan Mahr, Roger ...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Southern holds academic banquet

Southern holds academic banquet

RACINE — The Southern Local School District celebrated it’s top achieving academic students at the school’s annual academic banquet ...

May 17th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Point champs discuss titles
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Wahama wins Region IV crown
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Meigs marches past Pirates, 10-2
Familiar faces await Wahama

Familiar faces await Wahama

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Until last year, it took forever for the Lady Falcons to reach the state tournament.The defending champs didn’t ...

May 24th, 2022 |  


White Falcons mercy Man, 10-0

White Falcons mercy Man, 10-0

MASON, W.Va. — One more win, and it’s off to Charleston.The Wahama baseball team started its regional play in a big way, with a 10-0 home ...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Ohio teams headed to regionals

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — And they’re moving on up.Gallia Academy, Meigs and River Valley all had athletes advance to the regional level last we...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


Locals land 18 on TVC Hocking teams

The Ohio Valley Publishing area landed 18 total selections on the All-Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division baseball and softball teams for the 2022 ...

May 22nd, 2022 updated: May 23rd, 2022. |  


Wahama’s Gerlach wins 2 titles

Wahama’s Gerlach wins 2 titles

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — One competitor. Two medals.Wahama junior Rowen Gerlach became the first member of the boys track and field team to win an in...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


Lady Wildcats compete at state meet

Lady Wildcats compete at state meet

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Not very often you get to compete for a state title.The Hannan girls track and field team had one individual and one relay t...

May 22nd, 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


Christ defangs the bite of prejudice

Christ defangs the bite of prejudice

The major biting shortcoming of co-existence among the people of varying ethnic, racial, social, and religious characteristics has to do with prejudic...

May 19th, 2022 |  


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 |  


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