NEWS


12:07 pm
Updated: 4:17 pm. |    
Rio’s ‘Veteran of the Year Award’ announced

Heating assistance available

GALLIA COUNTY — The Ohio Development Services Agency wants to remind Ohioans that assistance is available to help with their home energy bills....

October 28th, 2020 |  


Gov. DeWine has been pleading for action on gun violence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Gov. Mike DeWine uses his twice-weekly bully pulpit to detail Ohio’s fight against the coronavirus, the Republica...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Meigs hits 200 recovered mark … Latest statistics from Gallia, Mason, Meigs

Meigs hits 200 recovered mark … Latest statistics from Gallia, Mason, Meigs

OHIO VALLEY — Meigs County has now reported 200 recovered cases of COVID-19, according to the Meigs County Health Department.While four new case...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Nolan completes standout CC season

Nolan completes standout CC season

Eastern Junior High Cross Country runner Connor Nolan, eighth grade, recently completed the 2020 season with a 7th place finish at the OHSAA 7th and 8...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Ohio legislative board approves $420 million in pandemic aid

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Small businesses, bars and restaurants, low-income renters, arts groups, and colleges and universities are among those eli...

October 27th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


12:30 pm
Updated: 12:53 am. |    
Blue Devils battle past McClain, 3-2

Blue Devils surge past RedStorm women

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Kendall Fisher scored six of her team-high 18 points in a 10-0 fourth quarter run which propelled Lawrence Tech University t...

October 28th, 2020 |  


RSC moves XC championship to Rio Grande

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — The River States Conference was notified on Tuesday that Indiana University East will not be allowed to host the RSC Men̵...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Week 10 Football Previews

Week 10 Football Previews

Just a third of a full slate.Only three teams from the Ohio Valley Publishing area are suiting up for Week 10 contests, with Point Pleasant hosting Wi...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Rio Grande sports briefs

Rio men earn 2nd place finishLOUISVILLE, Ky. — The University of Rio Grande men’s bowling team had a trio of Top 15 finishers and posted a...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Nine locals advance to regionals

Nine locals advance to regionals

LONDONDERRY, Ohio — A total of nine athletes from the Ohio Valley Publishing area qualified for regionals following the completion of the 2020 S...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Lady Vikings outlast GAHS for sectional title

McARTHUR, Ohio — Unfortunately, one team had to lose.The fifth-seeded Gallia Academy volleyball team battled fourth-seeded host Vinton County ba...

October 27th, 2020 |  


LIFE


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Area coordinator visits TOPS
10:14 am |    
Lodge donates to MCCI

Working toward weight loss goals sensibly

The TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) group met recently for their weekly meetings. The TOPS and KOPS pledges were repeated by all members. Applause was...

October 9th, 2020 |  


Local students graduate from Ohio University

ATHENS — More than 1,900 students graduated with bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degrees from Ohio University for summer semester ...

October 9th, 2020 |  


Local Students named to Ohio University’s Summer 2020 Dean’s List

ATHENS — More than 200 students qualified for the summer semester 2020 Dean’s List at Ohio University, including main and regional campuse...

October 9th, 2020 |  


TOPS works toward weight loss goals

The TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) group met recently for their weekly meeting. The TOPS and KOPS pledges were repeated by all members. Applause was ...

October 1st, 2020 |  


Holzer Heritage Foundation receives donation

Holzer Heritage Foundation receives donation

GALLIPOLIS — In 1978, Holzer established the Heritage Foundation to support the mission of Holzer Health System to advance health services, prog...

September 16th, 2020 |  


OPINION


12:25 pm |    
Be an overcomer
God’s Kids Korner: Practice what you preach, Show Off!

God’s Kids Korner: Practice what you preach, Show Off!

Trick or Treat is today (Oct. 30), but I doubt any of you dressed up as a minister. (If you did, then let me know!) In the Bible, there were Jewish mi...

October 29th, 2020 updated: October 29th, 2020. |  


Meigs Health Matters… Celebrating Halloween during COVID-19

Meigs Health Matters… Celebrating Halloween during COVID-19

Many Meigs County villages are holding a traditional trick-or-treat this year on Oct. 29 in an effort to avoid the large crowds at events which are no...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


Cross Words: We make it our aim to please Him

Cross Words: We make it our aim to please Him

Last week, I wrote on 2 Corinthians 5:1-7 where the apostle Paul talks about our heavenly home. He ends the passage by saying, “For we walk by f...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


There is a passage significant for you

There is a passage significant for you

Last week I related the time in August when I coded while I was in the hospital and not expected to live. God restored me to life through the quick wo...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Protestant Reformation Sunday

God’s Kids Korner: Protestant Reformation Sunday

This week I’d like to teach you about something you may not have heard of before: The Protestant Reformation. It happened on October 31, 1517, w...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: Only He can judge

A Hunger for More: Only He can judge

You and I make decisions every day. In other words, you and I make judgments. We judge to do this thing or to do something else; to say this or to say...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


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