NEWS


12:12 pm |    
Marauders receive diplomas
5:36 pm
Updated: 6:12 pm. |    
OVB announces Smith’s retirement
3:46 pm |    
The future of 2020 fairs
3:38 pm |    
Go take a hike!
Meigs Courthouse to reopen Tuesday

Meigs Courthouse to reopen Tuesday

POMEROY — The Meigs County Courthouse will reopen to the public on Tuesday with new safety and security measures in place.Common Pleas Court Jud...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Three Hocking Hills sites to reopen June 15

HOCKING COUNTY — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is making a number of modifications to the popular Hocking Hills State Park tra...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


MOVC to offer orientation, ACT testing

MOVC to offer orientation, ACT testing

POINT PLEASANT — The Marshall University Mid-Ohio Valley Center (MOVC) is offering its own orientation for some students and ACT testing for hig...

May 21st, 2020 |  


Mahr, McConnell top MHS Class of 2020

Mahr, McConnell top MHS Class of 2020

ROCKSPRINGS — Valedictorian Austin Mahr and Salutatorian Jacob McConnell will deliver addresses to the Meigs High School Class of 2020 during th...

May 21st, 2020 |  


Nursing home deaths nearly 70% of Ohio’s overall total

Nursing home deaths nearly 70% of Ohio’s overall total

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nursing home residents continue to make up the vast majority of coronavirus-related deaths in Ohio, according to new Depar...

May 21st, 2020 |  


SPORTS


OHSAA girls basketball tournament headed to Dayton

OHSAA girls basketball tournament headed to Dayton

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The University of Dayton Arena will host the Ohio High School Athletic Association girls basketball state tournament for the ne...

May 12th, 2020 |  


Miller wins WVSWA Huff Award

Miller wins WVSWA Huff Award

SPENCER, W.Va. — Alex Miller has been selected winner of the 2020 Doug Huff Award from the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.Miller, a Ro...

May 11th, 2020 |  


Southern Ohio Copperheads pledge to keep baseball in southeast Ohio

ATHENS, Ohio — The Southern Ohio Copperheads revealed on April 22 there would be no baseball played in the Bob Wren Stadium this summer. The com...

May 8th, 2020 |  


Hesson named All-OVC in tennis

Hesson named All-OVC in tennis

CENTENARY, Ohio — It’s not a participation medal, but rather an honor for staying committed throughout the years.The Ohio Valley Conferenc...

May 8th, 2020 |  


Devils land 4 on All-OVC baseball

Devils land 4 on All-OVC baseball

CENTENARY, Ohio — It’s not a participation medal, but rather an honor for staying committed throughout the years.The Ohio Valley Conferenc...

May 8th, 2020 |  


GA lands 6 on All-OVC softball

GA lands 6 on All-OVC softball

CENTENARY, Ohio — It’s not a participation medal, but rather an honor for staying committed throughout the years.The Ohio Valley Conferenc...

May 7th, 2020 |  


LIFE


3:36 pm
Updated: 3:37 pm. |    
Robin Fowler State Farm opens in Gallipolis
Robin Fowler State Farm opens in Gallipolis

Robin Fowler State Farm opens in Gallipolis

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Robin Fowler State Farm has opened in downtown Gallipolis.Located at 342 2nd Avenue, the agency provides customers protection...

May 13th, 2020 updated: May 13th, 2020. |  


Cruisin’ Saturday Night Car Show Scholarships awarded

Cruisin’ Saturday Night Car Show Scholarships awarded

RACINE — Six Meigs County graduates have been named as the 2020 recipients of the Cruisin’ Saturday Night Car Show Scholarship.Sixteen yea...

May 12th, 2020 |  


Eagles Club awards scholarships

POMEROY — The Eagles Club, Aerie 2171 of Pomeroy awarded four $750 scholarships to graduates who have a family member who is a member of the Eag...

May 11th, 2020 |  


Angel, Barnes named Mills scholarship recipients

Angel, Barnes named Mills scholarship recipients

Gallia Academy High School announces that Brady (Mason) Angel and Alexandra Noel Barnes have been awarded the 2020 Jamie Mills Memorial Athletic Schol...

May 9th, 2020 |  


Harrison, Rose named OVB scholarship recipients

Harrison, Rose named OVB scholarship recipients

OHIO VALLEY — Olivia Harrison of Gallipolis, and Austin Rose of Racine, have each been named local recipients of the 2020 Ohio Valley Bank 4-H S...

May 9th, 2020 |  


OPINION


4:23 pm
Updated: 4:53 pm. |    
Fill that vase when you can
Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, XIII

Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, XIII

Who or what is the source of your joy? Faulty joy leads to sinful choices.“And Haman went out that day joyful and glad of heart. But when Haman ...

May 21st, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: An important decision to make

A Hunger for More: An important decision to make

You and I are continually confronted with choices. Granted, a lot of our choices are in the general area of small decisions such as do I go with the b...

May 21st, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Five-Finger Prayer (John 17: 1-26)

God’s Kids Korner: Five-Finger Prayer (John 17: 1-26)

Jesus prayed to God a lot. In Chapter 17 of John, Jesus is once again praying to His Father in heaven. Jesus knew that His arrest, trial, and crucifix...

May 21st, 2020 |  


Life at the MCHD during the pandemic

Life at the MCHD during the pandemic

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, a day of serving Meigs County residents at the Meigs County Health Department (MCHD) was often busy and filled with ma...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: Inward cheer makes world brighter

Search the Scriptures: Inward cheer makes world brighter

Consider if you will the proverb: “All the days of the afflicted are evil, but the cheerful of heart has a continual feast (Proverbs 15:15; ESV)...

May 14th, 2020 |  


Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, XII

Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, XII

I tend to be impatient when someone tells me a story. While the storyteller rambles on about this or that, I think to myself, “Just get to the p...

May 14th, 2020 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA