NEWS


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Lavender to lead Meigs DJFS
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Promoting local tourism… Meigs Guide being compiled
Gallia Auditor appointed

Gallia Auditor appointed

GALLIPOLIS — The Republican Central Committee held a special meeting Tuesday night in order to appoint a Gallia County Auditor to finish the ter...

January 19th, 2022 |  


138 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

138 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there were 138 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Publishing area on Wednesday.In Gal...

January 19th, 2022 |  


Healthy Words to Live By… How often do patients need a pap smear?

Healthy Words to Live By… How often do patients need a pap smear?

A pap smear is used to screen women for cervical cancer. Years ago, women had a Pap smear at each annual visit, but today Pap smears have improved and...

January 19th, 2022 |  


Southern BOE approves agenda items

Southern BOE approves agenda items

RACINE — The Board of Education of the Southern Local School District met in regular session on Jan. 10 for the first business meeting of the ye...

January 19th, 2022 |  


5 deaths, 66 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

5 deaths, 66 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there were five new deaths, as well as, 66 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Publish...

January 18th, 2022 |  


Southern Board of Ed’s organizational meeting

Southern Board of Ed’s organizational meeting

RACINE — The Southern Local Board of Education met last week for the annual organizational meeting.Present during the meeting were Denny Evans, ...

January 18th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Titans topple River Valley, 80-49

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — The River Valley boys basketball team suffered a 80-49 road loss to the Portsmouth Notre Dame Titans Saturday evening.The Rai...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Lady Lancers slip past Southern, 53-37

STEWART, Ohio — A day that everyone could be happy about … somewhat.Host Federal Hocking notched its first win of the season, but senior K...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


White Falcons take down Eagles, 64-32

White Falcons take down Eagles, 64-32

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — In a battle of birds, it was the White Falcons who soared.The Wahama boys basketball team defeated the Eastern Eagles on ...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


Ripley rolls past Black Knights, 72-29

RIPLEY, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant boys basketball team fell 72-29 on the road to the Ripley Vikings Saturday evening.The Black Knight (4-8) off...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


South Point fends off Blue Angels, 40-33

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — The Gallia Academy girls basketball team suffered a 40-33 road loss Saturday evening to the South Point Lady Pointers in an ...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


Blue Devils avenge South Point, 48-39

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — Proving themselves as a formidable foe.Despite losing junior center Isaac Clary to injury in the first quarter, the Gallia A...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


LIFE


Students donate to animal shelters

Students donate to animal shelters

First graders at Meigs Primary School recently collected items for dogs at the Meigs County Animal Shelter. Items were also collected for cats but tho...

December 10th, 2021 |  


Racine Southern FFA Host Ohio FFA District 10 Leadership Night

Racine Southern FFA Host Ohio FFA District 10 Leadership Night

RACINE — The Racine Southern FFA Chapter recently hosted a leadership night in the Southern Local Schools Cafeteria.Throughout the year, Ohio FF...

December 1st, 2021 |  


Middleport High School Alumni Banquet held

Labor Day Saturday brought over 120 Middleport High School Alumni and guests “back home” for a very special evening. The Blakeslee Center,...

November 22nd, 2021 |  


Thoma 60th anniversary

Thoma 60th anniversary

Guy and Ellen (Young) Thoma, of Rutland, Ohio, recently celebrated their 60th anniversary, having been married on November 19, 1961 in Pomeroy, Ohio.G...

November 19th, 2021 |  


Eastern High School Honor Roll

The Eastern High School Honor Roll for the First Nine Weeks was submitted as follows: All “A” Honor Roll – 12th grade: Dustin Davis,...

November 10th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Glimpses of America, 1957
Grow a few vegetables indoors this winter

Grow a few vegetables indoors this winter

Limited outdoor growing space or cold winters may have you missing fresh homegrown vegetables. Make this the winter you try growing a few vegetables i...

January 21st, 2022 |  


A former student scores again

A former student scores again

Until the death of the president of Training, Solutions, Inc. in 2020 and the closing of the company, for decades I frequently taught courses in creat...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: A good sermon

Search the Scriptures: A good sermon

What makes a sermon good?Seeing as how sermons constitute such a large percentage of our periods of worship, at least in regards to time, it seems sen...

January 20th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Lost and found

God’s Kids Korner: Lost and found

Have you ever misplaced something? Of course, you have. We have all done that, haven’t we? Perhaps we were reading a book and put it down and th...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Reducing prescription drug prices

Reducing prescription drug prices

This year, we are finally making progress in our efforts to bring down the cost of prescription drugs for Ohio seniors. We know that too many Ohioans ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


When a cell phone wasn’t needed

When a cell phone wasn’t needed

One was in our kitchen and one was on the landing at the top of the stairs in my parents home when I was growing up. They were stationed on the wall a...

January 14th, 2022 |  


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