NEWS


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Householder rallies GOP
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Art on display
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Owning the unexpected
Finding the ‘warrior’ within

Finding the ‘warrior’ within

ROCKSPRINGS — For the last few years, a “Breast Cancer Warrior” has been honored at the Meigs High School Volley for the Cure game. ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Holzer Wound Care Center ribbon cutting set

Holzer Wound Care Center ribbon cutting set

GALLIPOLIS — Holzer Health System announces the addition of Holzer Wound Care Center® to the Gallipolis campus at 100 Jackson Pike, Gallipo...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Area Halloween activities

Oct. 18 and 19Forked Run State Park Halloween events will be held beginning with a movie at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18. On Saturday, Oct. 19, events in...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Orange Twp. Bicentennial Marker placed

Orange Twp. Bicentennial Marker placed

ORANGE TWP. — The tenth Bicentennial Marker, this one honoring George Willis Ritchey, was unveiled Wednesday night at the Orange Township garage...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Ohio ‘Tobacco 21’ law takes effect

OHIO — Ohio’s new “Tobacco 21” law takes effect on Thursday, Oct. 17, raising the age to purchase cigarettes, other tobacco pr...

October 16th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Ohio Football Prep Polls

DIVISION I1, Mentor (20);8-0;2072, Lakewood St. Edward;7-1;1723, Fairfield (2);8-0;1664, Powell Olentangy Liberty (1);8-0;1415, Cincinnati Elder;7-1;1...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Black Knights roll past Ravenswood, 7-2

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Looking good at just the right time.The Point Pleasant boys soccer team concluded its 2019 regular season campaign on Sa...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Lady Pioneers eliminate Eastern

Lady Pioneers eliminate Eastern

KINNIKINNICK, Ohio — It was quick, but not entirely painless.The Eastern volleyball team reached double digits only once as host Zane Trace roll...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Ohio stops Flashes, 45-38

Ohio stops Flashes, 45-38

ATHENS, Ohio — Back in the win column and back on top of the standings.The Ohio football team bounced back from its Homecoming loss with a 45-38...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Blue Angels win sectional over Waverly

Blue Angels win sectional over Waverly

CENTENARY, Ohio — One for the thumb.The Gallia Academy volleyball team claimed its fifth straight sectional championship on Saturday in Gallia C...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Milkweed pod collection continues through October

Milkweed pod collection continues through October

There is still time to help monarch butterflies and other pollinators.To help foster the creation of habitat for the monarch butterfly, the Ohio Polli...

October 19th, 2019 |  


LIFE


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Writers Guild hosts guests

Flu season arrives

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Gallia County Chamber of Commerce and Fruth Pharmacy announce a partnership to benefit area employers and their empl...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Managing winter heating costs

Columbia Gas is encouraging customers to prepare for the upcoming winter heating season by taking control of their home energy costs. Assistance is av...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Livestock report

GALLIPOLIS — The latest livestock report as submitted by United Producers, Inc., 357 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, Ohio, 740-446-9696.Date of Sale: ...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Writers Guild hosts guests

Writers Guild hosts guests

The Point Pleasant Writers Guild had not one, but three guest speakers at its last meeting, Melecio P. Simon, Jr., also known as Dr. Mel, Mea Enrico o...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Gallia Legislative Town Hall

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Chamber of Commerce, along with Holzer Medical Center, will host the 2019 Gallia County Chamber Legislative Town ...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Be a HERo and fight breast cancer

Breast cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death among women in the U.S. which is why Gordmans, as part of the Stage community of stores, is ...

October 9th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Love doesn’t hurt
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Education with a Purpose
When adults bully adults, kids suffer

When adults bully adults, kids suffer

October is National Bullying Prevention Month.“Every day thousands of young people experience bullying from their peers while at school, after s...

October 19th, 2019 |  


National Bullying Prevention Month

According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, a bully is, “one who is habitually cruel, insulting, or threatening to others who are weaker...

October 19th, 2019 |  


‘There is no right or wrong way to feel’

‘There is no right or wrong way to feel’

From the moment my doctor said I needed a biopsy I became detached. I felt like an observer. I noted the information and scheduled for the procedure l...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ revisited

Search the Scriptures: ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ revisited

It turns out that “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” may be a rather optimistic take on the human condition.Rather than acknowledging the ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


When we do things by The Book

When we do things by The Book

One of the exciting prospects of studying God’s Word is discovery. I often approach Bible study with the prayer, “Lord, what will you let ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Never give up

God’s Kids Korner: Never give up

Can you remember a time when you wanted something? I mean REALLY wanted something so much that you thought you could not live without it? It might hav...

October 17th, 2019 |  


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