NEWS


6:53 pm |    
OVP takes home WVPA Awards

Staying safe at the Fair

ROCKSPRINGS — As the 155th Meigs County Fair approaches the Meigs County Emergency Management Agency would like to remind you of a few fair safe...

August 11th, 2018 |  


The 155th Meigs County Fair

The 155th Meigs County Fair

ROCKSPRINGS — The rides, the animals, the fair food and much, much more make their return for the 155th Meigs County Fair this week.Whether you ...

August 10th, 2018 |  


Columbus woman sentenced to 11 years

Columbus woman sentenced to 11 years

GALLIPOLIS — Thursday, Erica S. Mix, 27, of Columbus, convicted of Aggravated Trafficking in Drugs as a felony of the first-degree, was sentence...

August 9th, 2018 |  


155 years of the Meigs County Fair

155 years of the Meigs County Fair

POMEROY — The 155th Meigs County Fair is set to take place next week, carrying on the tradition which began in the mid-19th century.On Thursday,...

August 9th, 2018 |  


Cheshire girl wins People’s Choice honor

Cheshire girl wins People’s Choice honor

CHESHIRE — A preteen from Cheshire recently took part in a national contest in Florida, bringing home the People’s Choice title.Eleven-yea...

August 9th, 2018 |  


August grand jury returns indictments

POMEROY — A Meigs County Grand Jury returned 22 indictments this week, many on drug related charges.Among the indictments were first-degree drug...

August 9th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


11:30 pm |    
Two Weeks to Go

Tornadoes win at Cliffside

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — A solid start for the defending champions.Southern opened the 2018 league golf season in style on Thursday with a 15-stroke v...

August 10th, 2018 |  


Blue Angels win Waterford Invitational

Blue Angels win Waterford Invitational

WATERFORD, Ohio — Another day, another championship.One day after winning the Logan Invitational at Hocking Hills Golf Course, the Blue Angels f...

August 10th, 2018 |  


OVP Sports Briefs

PPHS Meet the Teams nightPOINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Point Pleasant Junior-Senior High School will be holding a Meet the Teams night at approximatel...

August 10th, 2018 |  


Burdette signs with Polish pro basketball team

Burdette signs with Polish pro basketball team

Jenna Burdette — a 2014 graduate of Eastern High School and a 2018 graduate of the University of Dayton — agreed to terms with Towarzystwo...

August 10th, 2018 |  


Blue Angels win Lady Chiefs Invitational

LOGAN, Ohio — A solid start to the new year.The Gallia Academy girls golf team came away with a five-stroke victory over the field on Tuesday at...

August 7th, 2018 |  


LIFE


2:18 pm
Updated: 8:53 pm. |    
TOPS installs new officers
12:22 pm |    
Damewood Anniversary

TOPS discusses weight loss ideas

TUPPERS PLAINS — The Tuppers Plains Chapter of TOPS recently held meetings at the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.The meetings were cal...

July 31st, 2018 |  


Staneart Family Reunion

Descendants of Joel and Lydia Still Staneart held their reunion Saturday, July 14, 2018 at the VFW Post near Albany, Ohio. Connie Staneart Largent wel...

July 31st, 2018 |  


Damewood Anniversary

Damewood Anniversary

John and Linda Damewood of 39280 Locust Grove Road, Reedsville, Ohio, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 4, 2018.They were married ...

July 31st, 2018 |  


Eastern Local free and reduced meal plan details announced

REDSVILLE — Eastern Local School District has announced its 2018-2019 program year policy for Free and Reduced Priced Meals for students unable ...

July 30th, 2018 |  


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 28th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Search the Scriptures: The Bible and the Death Penalty

Search the Scriptures: The Bible and the Death Penalty

The question of Capital Punishment has been raised; a question the answer to of which is more important to Christian doctrine than some might think.Th...

August 9th, 2018 |  


What if Christ lost His keys?

What if Christ lost His keys?

A few days ago I utterly lost my keys. I thought my key-keeping procedures were secure. When carrying them, I put them in the same pants pocket. When ...

August 9th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Jesus, Our Best Role Model

God’s Kids Korner: Jesus, Our Best Role Model

We all have people, both historical and living, that we admire and try to be like. Hopefully, these people are kind, truthful, respectable, and loving...

August 9th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: Flickering lamps and empty vessels

Teen testimony: Flickering lamps and empty vessels

Jesus shares a parable about 10 bridesmaids who are preparing to meet a bridegroom. Each bridesmaid leaves with a lamp. But only five are wise.“...

August 9th, 2018 |  


Drive-ins were made for summer, too

Drive-ins were made for summer, too

A fast food (sorry, that’s fan food) restaurant chain’s current advertising campaign cites its ice cream products as the reason we have su...

August 4th, 2018 |  


We must protect the youngest victims of the opioid crisis

Recently, I was blessed with the opportunity to participate in the Your Voice Ohio community conversation on the opioid crisis. I was reminded again a...

August 4th, 2018 |  


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