NEWS


12:45 pm |    
Householder rallies GOP
10:11 am |    
Art on display
Art on display

Art on display

MIDDLEPORT — Local talent was on display during the recent Art in the Village fall art show held at the Riverbend Arts Council in Middleport....

October 19th, 2019 |  


Owning the unexpected

Owning the unexpected

GALLIA COUNTY — Jodie Penrod is a woman who wears many hats and she will tell you that is a figurative and literal statement.She is a working mo...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Lessons learned on my cancer journey

Lesson one: The importance of regular, yearly checkups.There are many illnesses that have successful outcomes if diagnosed and treated early, and brea...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Gathering in the name of hope

Gathering in the name of hope

POINT PLEASANT — “A tradition began on Oct. 2 in 1995, on that day West Virginia celebrated their first Breast Cancer Awareness Day, a day...

October 17th, 2019 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


5:55 pm |    
GAHS lands 12 on All-OVC
Lady Eagles win D-3 district title

Lady Eagles win D-3 district title

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Eastern produced seven of the eight local regional qualifiers and one team title on Saturday at the 2019 Division III Southea...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Gallia County sends 9 to D-2 regionals

Gallia County sends 9 to D-2 regionals

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Gallia County had nine athletes qualify for regional competition on Saturday at the 2019 Division II Southeast District Cross...

October 21st, 2019 |  


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 |  


LIFE


11:12 am |    
Writers Guild hosts guests

OVBC announces cash dividend

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio― On Oct. 15, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common share payabl...

October 16th, 2019 |  


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 |  


OPINION


4:09 pm |    
Good to the last bad drop
4:05 pm |    
Grandparents are not cool?
Love doesn’t hurt

Love doesn’t hurt

Have you ever witnessed a dog that has had a traumatic past? Or one that has not been exposed to human kindness and love? Many time’s when one e...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Education with a Purpose

Education with a Purpose

The Meigs County Health Department’s (MCHD) mission is, “To preserve, promote, and protect the health and well-being of Meigs County”...

October 21st, 2019 |  


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 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA