NEWS


6:21 pm |    
Carrying on the tradition
Big Bend Barrel Racers to host horse shows

Big Bend Barrel Racers to host horse shows

NEW HAVEN — The first of two open horse shows at the New Haven Show Grounds will be held Saturday, according to Charlie Ohlinger of the Big Bend...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Parkers top market goat show

Parkers top market goat show

ROCKSPRINGS — Jessica and Jennifer Parker claimed Grand and Reserve Champion titles, respectively, in showmanship and market at the Market Goat ...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Throwback Thursday: Fair Royalty

Throwback Thursday: Fair Royalty

When Mattison Finlaw was crowned the 2018 Meigs County Fair Queen on Sunday evening it was reminiscent of a crowning from 13 years ago as referenced b...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Smith Chevrolet bats for RV Summer League

Smith Chevrolet bats for RV Summer League

GALLIPOLIS — Smith Chevrolet partner with the River Valley Summer Youth League in Gallipolis recently.Smith Chevrolet has joined forces with the...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Small aircraft crashes near Racine

Small aircraft crashes near Racine

RACINE — A small Lazair Ultra-Light Aircraft crashed on Wednesday afternoon in the area of Bashan Road and Tornado Road in Racine sending two pe...

August 15th, 2018 updated: August 15th, 2018. |  


Horse Show awards presented

Horse Show awards presented

ROCKSPRINGS — Numerous awards and honors were presented during the Junior Fair Horse Show on Monday at the Meigs County Fair.Darbi Mugrage was n...

August 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


3:05 pm |    
Herd has high hopes in 2018
Ohio brings momentum into 2018

Ohio brings momentum into 2018

ATHENS, Ohio — The Bobcats are back.With a big Bahamas Bowl victory to build off of, the Ohio football team is set for a successful 2018 campaig...

August 17th, 2018 |  


Blue Devils take 4th at Portsmouth Invite

McDERMOTT, Ohio — Just more proof that every stroke counts.The Gallia Academy golf team claimed fourth at the Portsmouth Invitational on Thursda...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Blue Angels 2nd at VC meet

JACKSON, Ohio — The third time wasn’t the charm this time.After back-to-back championships at Logan and at Waterford, the Gallia Academy g...

August 12th, 2018 |  


Tornadoes topple field at OU

ATHENS, Ohio — Another championship performance by the reigning champions.For the second time in 24 hours, the Southern golf team came away with...

August 10th, 2018 |  


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 |  


LIFE


2:18 pm
Updated: 8:53 pm. |    
TOPS installs new officers

RACO discusses upcoming events

RACINE — On July 24, the Racine Area Community Organization (RACO) held it’s monthly meeting. After a potluck dinner shared among the memb...

August 6th, 2018 |  


TOPS provides weight-loss support

TUPPERS PLAINS — TOPS OH#2013, Tuppers Plains met at the St Paul’s United Methodist Church with Pat Snedden, Leader, calling the meeting t...

August 4th, 2018 |  


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 |  


OPINION


You should get more from your Christian experience

You should get more from your Christian experience

Two cowboys lean against the corral fencing. One is whittling, and the other stands with his hands on his belt buckle. He says to the whittler, “...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: I’m ready to go

Teen testimony: I’m ready to go

“Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me’” (John 14:6 NKJV).I ...

August 16th, 2018 |  


So what happened to ‘Gallia Country’?

So what happened to ‘Gallia Country’?

My curiosity has been piqued over time about an outdoor play titled “Gallia Country” performed for several summers in the 1970s at the Bob...

August 11th, 2018 |  


Meigs Health Matters: Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Meigs Health Matters: Breastfeeding Awareness Month

With Breastfeeding Awareness Month (BAM) upon us, Meigs County WIC is supporting this year’s World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) them...

August 11th, 2018 |  


A Hunger for More: Who are you?

A Hunger for More: Who are you?

Who are you? Seriously… who are you? What makes you what you are? Where do you fit in the great big picture puzzle of the cosmos? Where exactly ...

August 9th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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