NEWS


Ohio is latest state to see GOP-backed voting law rewrite

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio became the latest state Thursday where Republicans are proposing a significant rewrite of state election laws, an eff...

May 6th, 2021 |  


O’Brien Garden Music Series begins Saturday

O’Brien Garden Music Series begins Saturday

POMEROY, Ohio — Live music returns to Pomeroy, Ohio this Saturday with the beginning of the O’Brien Gardens Music Series.The Pomeroy Merch...

May 6th, 2021 |  


7 new COVID-19 cases reported… Latest case data in Gallia, Mason, Meigs

7 new COVID-19 cases reported… Latest case data in Gallia, Mason, Meigs

OHIO VALLEY — Seven additional COVID-19 cases have been reported in Mason and Meigs counties.The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Re...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Reeling in the big one… King Kat Tournament Trail returns to Gallipolis Saturday

Reeling in the big one… King Kat Tournament Trail returns to Gallipolis Saturday

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Catfish anglers will once again descend on Gallipolis, and the Ohio and Kanawha rivers this weekend, for a King Kat Tournamen...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Southern Board approves graduates, personnel

RACINE — The Southern Local Board of Education approved a list of graduates for the Class of 2021 and numerous personnel items during the recent...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Meigs Farmers’ Market opens for the season

Meigs Farmers’ Market opens for the season

POMEROY — A warm, spring morning greeted shoppers for the opening day of the 2021 Meigs County Farmers’ Market.Located on the levee in his...

May 5th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


RedStorm softball earns top seed in RSC tourney

RedStorm softball earns top seed in RSC tourney

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande will be the top seed in the 2021 River States Conference Softball Championship, which gets under...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Rio Grande to face Asbury in RSC baseball tournament

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande will be the No. 5 seed in the 2021 River States Conference Baseball Championship, which begins T...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Rio Grande athletics roundup

Rio’s Webb named RSC Player of the WeekMIDDLETOWN, Ohio — University of Rio Grande right fielder Taylor Webb racked up 14 hits in six game...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Point outlasts Blue Angels, 7-4

Point outlasts Blue Angels, 7-4

A whole lot of work went into the rally … and then it all ended up being for nothing. The Blue Angels fought back from a 4-run deficit by tying ...

May 5th, 2021 |  


OHSAA school membership dues approved by BOD

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors has approved a recommendation from OHSAA Executive Director Doug U...

May 5th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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A new church sign
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Pediatric Fund sponsors
Peoples Bank donates to Legion

Peoples Bank donates to Legion

Tina Rees of People Bank and Jim Fry along with John Hood members of Post #39 of The American Legion except a contribution to help support The Buckeye...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Eastern archers win awards

Eastern archers win awards

The Eastern Eagles Archery Club had three participants recently compete in 2021 Ohio Nasp/IBO 3D state tournament. Cydnie Gillilan an 11th grader took...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Meigs Intermediate School honor roll

MIDDLEPORT — Meigs Intermediate School recently announced its second trimester honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.3rd Grade Honor Roll ̵...

April 1st, 2021 |  


Meigs Middle School honor roll

ROCKSPRINGS — Meigs Middle School recently announces it’s second trimester honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.6th Grade Honor Roll ...

April 1st, 2021 |  


Meigs High School honor roll

ROCKSPRINGS — Meigs High School recently announced it’s third nine weeks honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.Freshman — Mallory A...

April 1st, 2021 |  


OPINION


God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

I am sure that all of you know that it is Mother’s Day this coming Sunday. You will probably give your mother a card or a present. Someplace on ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Preachers bear a heavy load

Preachers bear a heavy load

When preachers have a message to deliver, it involves more of a load on the preacher than church goers consider. Prophet Malachi referred to as “...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: A theology of marriage

Cross Words: A theology of marriage

A girl in a white dress walks down the aisle. Beautiful music plays in the background. A man, beaming with excitement, awaits her on the other side. T...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… The role of a public health nurse

Meigs Health Matters… The role of a public health nurse

Public health revolves around the motto — Prevent, Promote, Protect the health of all population groups making sure the community is healthy and...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: An increasing faith

Search the Scriptures: An increasing faith

A certain Roman centurion, stationed in Capernaum had a servant who was very ill and, hearing of Jesus, he asked the local Jewish elders to plead with...

April 29th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: The rewards are real and eternal

A Hunger for More: The rewards are real and eternal

I truly believe that much of the point of your and my existence today is that we, as God’s children by faith in Jesus Christ, live our lives in ...

April 29th, 2021 |  


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