NEWS


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Local impacts of supply chain disruptions

Local impacts of supply chain disruptions

MIDDLEPORT — Anyone who has ordered online in the past few months has probably experienced a delay in delivery and out of stock products. This i...

October 15th, 2021 |  


‘Drug Take Back Day’

‘Drug Take Back Day’

OHIO VALLEY — Drug Take Back events are scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 23 at locations in Gallipolis, Pomeroy, and Jackson, Ohio.According to a ne...

October 15th, 2021 |  


A weekend in Rio

A weekend in Rio

This year’s Bob Evans Festival held a plethora of children’s activities including three large corn kernal pits.Rockets over Rio commenced ...

October 15th, 2021 |  


House OKs County Jail Program Bill

House OKs County Jail Program Bill

COLUMBUS — A plan to help counties build and repair local jails was overwhelmingly approved this week by the Ohio House of Representatives, acco...

October 14th, 2021 updated: October 14th, 2021. |  


‘Art of Bird Watching’

‘Art of Bird Watching’

MIDDLEPORT, Ohio — A free program titled “Art of Bird Watching” is being hosted by the Riverbend Arts Council this Tuesday, Oct. 19....

October 14th, 2021 |  


Fall fun on the Glassburn Farm

Fall fun on the Glassburn Farm

BIDWELL , Ohio — As Aimee Glassburn looks out onto the fields, cattle, and horses surrounding her, she recounts that the property has been in he...

October 14th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Blue Devils 8th at D2 golf championships

SUNBURY, Ohio — A solid finish to a remarkable repeat.The Gallia Academy boys golf team ended its second straight postseason on the highest leve...

October 20th, 2021 |  


Rio volleyball chops down Mighty Oaks

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — It was a match full of big runs.As things turned out, the home team was responsible for more of those scoring spurts than the...

October 20th, 2021 |  


GA, SG advance to sectional finals

GA, SG advance to sectional finals

CENTENARY, Ohio — Back in familiar territory.The Gallia Academy volleyball team will be playing for its sixth district berth in seven years foll...

October 19th, 2021 |  


Twyman repeats as MVR in TVC Meet

STEWART, Ohio — The River Valley, South Gallia, Meigs, Southern and Eastern High School cross country teams converged on Federal Hocking High Sc...

October 19th, 2021 |  


Gallia Academy hosts OVC meet

CENTENARY, Ohio — The Gallia Academy cross country teams hosted the Ohio Valley Conference Meet on their home course Saturday afternoon.To earn ...

October 19th, 2021 |  


LIFE


Meigs Cooperative Parish Scholarships awarded

POMEROY — Scholarships for the 2021-22 school year have been awarded by the Meigs Cooperative Parish and the checks have been mailed to the scho...

September 8th, 2021 |  


RACO discusses upcoming events

RACINE — On Aug. 3, the Racine Area Community Organization (RACO) members met at The Kathryn Hart Community Center and shared dinner together.To...

September 8th, 2021 |  


Lodge donates to fire department

Lodge donates to fire department

Middleport Fireman and Member of Middleport Lodge 363 Jesse Pullins (left) delivered donated cases of water to Rutland Firemen Donnie Tillis (center) ...

August 10th, 2021 |  


TOPS holds installation of officers

TOPS holds installation of officers

TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) OH#2013 Tuppers Plains met for their weekly meeting and had the annual officer installation. Pictured are Connie Ranki...

August 10th, 2021 |  


Middleport Yard of the Week

Middleport Yard of the Week

MIDDLEPORT — Each week throughout the summer property owners in the village of Middleport are recognized for the care they take of their yards.W...

July 30th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Middleport Mayor discusses zoning in the village

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Reader remarks on masks in schools, the legislature

Search the Scriptures: A watchful Father

Search the Scriptures: A watchful Father

Dutiful parents spend a lot of their time watching over their child to ensure his or her well-being. When the child is first born, they watch their of...

October 14th, 2021 |  


The mercy of God is very evident

The mercy of God is very evident

How do we know that God’s mercy is very evident? Based upon Scripture, a significant clue is found in the numerous churches that are a part of t...

October 14th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: God’s winner (Mark 10: 35-45)

God’s Kids Korner: God’s winner (Mark 10: 35-45)

As you probably know, whenever there is a contest, the person who finishes in first place is usually awarded some sort of a prize like a blue ribbon, ...

October 14th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters…History of epidemiology

Meigs Health Matters…History of epidemiology

What is epidemiology and where does the study come from? According to the CDC, epidemiology can be defined as the method used to find the causes of he...

October 8th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: A better method of conversion

Search the Scriptures: A better method of conversion

A regular observer of the news is likely to run across a certain sort of picture these days on a not-infrequent sort of basis. Though the particulars ...

October 7th, 2021 |  


‘It’s not worth the grief it will cost you’

‘It’s not worth the grief it will cost you’

I pastored Trinity Baptist Church from 1980 to 1984. It was a new church work located along Rt. 219 near Marlinton, W.Va. The Lord blessed the ministr...

October 7th, 2021 |  


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