NEWS


Eastern graduates 62

Eastern graduates 62

REEDSVILLE — Eastern High School graduated 62 seniors on Sunday evening.The Eastern High School Class of 2022 had a pair of valedictorians, who ...

May 24th, 2022 |  


‘In Flanders Fields’

‘In Flanders Fields’

OHIO VALLEY — As Memorial Day approaches, paper poppies begin appearing across the United States. Veterans set up at various sites the week befo...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Clarence E. Hayman

POMEROY — Clarence E. Hayman, 88, of Pomeroy, passed away, at 8:50 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at his residence.Born September 25, 1933, in L...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Southern graduates 56

Southern graduates 56

RACINE — Southern High School graduated 56 students on Sunday.Lincoln Rose was awarded valedictorian of the class and Ellie Powell was the salut...

May 23rd, 2022 |  


Teachers ‘paying it forward’

Teachers ‘paying it forward’

RACINE — Last fall, Southern teacher Alan Crisp asked his colleague Scott Wolfe to paint his truck, a 1990 Dodge Dakota. The truck had several d...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Candlelight vigil to be held for missing woman

Candlelight vigil to be held for missing woman

POINT PLEASANT — A candlelight vigil for Grace Allison Smith, who has been missing since Feb. 23, will be held Thursday, 8 p.m., on the steps of...

May 20th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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4 Blue Angels named All-OVC
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Lady Falcons flying high

Woodson advances to D-2 state meet

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — They didn’t get much in … just the most important parts.Both the boys and girls divisions of the 2022 Division I...

May 27th, 2022 |  


Lady Falcons win it all … again

Lady Falcons win it all … again

Just as sweet the second time around. The Wahama softball team captured the program’s second straight WVSSAC Class A championship on Friday afte...

May 26th, 2022 |  


D-3 regional meet begins

D-3 regional meet begins

LONDONDERRY, Ohio — The third time was a charm … literally a charm.Southern senior Kayla Evans need three chances to clear the 5 feet, 2 i...

May 26th, 2022 |  


Meigs-Fairland moved to noon Friday

Meigs-Fairland moved to noon Friday

Due to the current and impending inclement weather within the area, the Division III district baseball championship game between Meigs and Fairland at...

May 26th, 2022 |  


Wahama wins 2, back in final

Wahama wins 2, back in final

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — One win away from defending their title.The Wahama softball team booked their place in the Class A Championship with a...

May 26th, 2022 |  


LIFE


OVB announces Main Office promotions

OVB announces Main Office promotions

GALLIPOLIS — Ohio Valley Bank (OVB) recently announced the promotions of Jody Stapleton, Kristina Nickels and Lori Gagliardi. According to a new...

March 23rd, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Why the newspaper keeps reporting numbers

David Trinko: Why the newspaper keeps reporting numbers

The old adage says numbers never lie.According to plenty of internet comments over the past two years, they lied to you nearly daily.If you’re a...

March 18th, 2022 |  


Meigs High School Honor Roll

Meigs High School announces the second nine weeks honor roll as follows:Freshmen: Kadence Allen, Abigail Barber, Brady Barnett, Lindsay Barnhart, Tess...

March 14th, 2022 |  


RACO plans spring yard sale, food drive

The Racine Area Community Organization held its regular monthly meeting recently at the Kathryn Hart Community Center. The secretary and treasurerR...

March 4th, 2022 |  


Brooks-Grant Camp officers

Brooks-Grant Camp officers

Officers for Brooks-Grant Camp No. 7, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Middleport, Ohio are pictured. Front row, Senior Vice Commander Dale Co...

March 4th, 2022 |  


Father, daughter duo achieve Black Belts

Father, daughter duo achieve Black Belts

POINT PLEASANT — The Point Pleasant branch school of S.H. Kang’s Taekwondo Academy recently announced the newest Black Belts, Chad and Cel...

February 9th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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God’s Kids Korner: Faith is the key

God’s Kids Korner: Faith is the key

Do any of you have your own keys? You may have a key to your piggy bank or even a house key. Some of us use keys every day, but today we are going to ...

May 26th, 2022 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Third-hand smoke: What it is and how to protect your family

Meigs Health Matters… Third-hand smoke: What it is and how to protect your family

Most of us have probably heard about ‘First-Hand’ and ‘Second-Hand’ smoke, as well as the associated health risks. Some of the...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: The feast commanded

Search the Scriptures: The feast commanded

Under the Law of Moses, in addition to the weekly observance of the Sabbath Day, there were seven annual celebrations which God gave to the people of ...

May 19th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Trinity Sunday

God’s Kids Korner: Trinity Sunday

This Sunday, May 22, we celebrate something called the Trinity. It’s another special day in the life of the church that we remember. It’s ...

May 19th, 2022 |  


Christ defangs the bite of prejudice

Christ defangs the bite of prejudice

The major biting shortcoming of co-existence among the people of varying ethnic, racial, social, and religious characteristics has to do with prejudic...

May 19th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: A celebration of salvation

Search the Scriptures: A celebration of salvation

When God gave the Law to Israel, speaking from the mountain, proclaiming those edicts which would become known as the Ten Commandments, the book of Ex...

May 12th, 2022 |  


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