NEWS


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Finding a way to escape
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Gallia Health Dept. confirms Hep A cases

Rutland village to seek operating levy

RUTLAND — Rutland Village Council is asking voters to consider a 2.0 mill operating expenses levy as the village continues to recover from past ...

July 18th, 2018 |  


10 vie for Meigs Fair royalty titles

10 vie for Meigs Fair royalty titles

ROCKSPRINGS — Five candidates will vie for the title of 2018 Meigs County Fair Queen with the Queen to be announced as part of the 155th Meigs C...

July 18th, 2018 |  


OVBC announces cash dividend

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — On July 17, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common share payab...

July 18th, 2018 |  


Vinton to host annual bean dinner

Vinton to host annual bean dinner

VINTON — American Legion Post 161 and Auxiliary will once again be holding the annual Vinton Civil War Bean Dinner Aug. 4 with a parade, bingo, ...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Learning how to ‘stop the bleed’

Learning how to ‘stop the bleed’

POINT PLEASANT — Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) hosted an informational session Tuesday on how to “stop the bleed” during emergency ...

July 17th, 2018 |  


Middleport PD reminds residents to secure property

MIDDLEPORT — In a statement on Tuesday, Middleport Chief of Police Bruce Swift reminded residents to “secure your property.”“T...

July 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Bobcats, Herd each face a dirty dozen

Bobcats, Herd each face a dirty dozen

Looking for a repeat effort … and maybe even more.Both football programs at Marshall University and Ohio University enjoyed some stellar moments...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Angels land 6 on All-OVC squad

Angels land 6 on All-OVC squad

CENTENARY, Ohio — The historic season went well rewarded.The Gallia Academy softball team — after sharing its first-ever Ohio Valley Confe...

July 13th, 2018 |  


Capehart Juniors complete 4th week

Capehart Juniors complete 4th week

POMEROY, Ohio — A perfect day to play golf.Not only was it a beautiful day, but the 38 golfers taking part in the Frank Capehart Tri County Juni...

July 12th, 2018 |  


VanMeter competes in area all-star game

VanMeter competes in area all-star game

Recent graduate Paige VanMeter represented Southern one final time on Monday during the 11th Annual Fastpitch Softball All-Star game being held at VA ...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Salute to Bald Eagles over Independence Day

Salute to Bald Eagles over Independence Day

In addition to hamburgers, hot dogs, and fireworks during this past week’s Independence Day holiday, one thing you may have enjoyed, if you were...

July 7th, 2018 |  


LIFE


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Local Eagle Scout honored

FAO provides post-secondary scholarships for students across Appalachian Ohio

MEIGS COUNTY — Setting Appalachian Ohio’s students up for success is a critical part of creating a region abundant with possibilities. Tha...

July 10th, 2018 |  


Chester Alumni holds banquet

CHESTER — The Chester Alumni Association held its annual banquet and meeting on June 2 at the Eastern Elementary School cafetorium. President Ro...

July 7th, 2018 |  


Kempers to celebrate 70th anniversary

Kempers to celebrate 70th anniversary

Gordon and Betty (Chandler) Kemper of Gallipolis will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary on July 17. The Kempers were married on July 17, 1948, ...

July 7th, 2018 |  


Cook receives SEDAB scholarship

Cook receives SEDAB scholarship

JACKSON — The Ohio High School Athletic Association annually provides scholarships for outstanding student athletes from its member schools.Each...

July 3rd, 2018 |  


Pee Wee Baseball Tournament Champions

Pee Wee Baseball Tournament Champions

The Eastern baseball team recently won the Big Bend Pee Wee Boys Tournament Championship. Pictured are Logan Wolfe, Colton Lloyd, Jace Stevens, Ethan ...

July 3rd, 2018 |  


Kyger Creek service awards

Kyger Creek service awards

CHESHIRE — Ohio Valley Electric Corporation congratulates its employees who celebrated service award anniversaries in April, May and June of thi...

June 30th, 2018 |  


OPINION


The trip: The falls

The trip: The falls

So, our sons went together to purchase their Mom and Dad a cruise package to Alaska, and presented it to us as a Christmas present. Over the years in ...

July 19th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: God’s way is the best way

Teen testimony: God’s way is the best way

Do you ever feel like God is against you?I’m not talking about your sin. I’m not talking about your wrong thoughts, actions, and intention...

July 19th, 2018 |  


There’s no harm in watching people

There’s no harm in watching people

A few weeks ago I discovered for myself what some people have been enjoying for all of their lives. Simply watching people proved itself a fun exercis...

July 14th, 2018 |  


See the best of your community: Visit a fair

We’re blessed in Ohio. Be it our natural resources, our climate, our places or our people — we are lucky to live where we do. This summer ...

July 14th, 2018 |  


Meigs Health Matters: Meningitis

Meigs Health Matters: Meningitis

Bacteria called Neisseria meningitidis cause meningococcal disease. About 1 in 10 people have these bacteria in the back of their nose and throat with...

July 14th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Adopted by God

God’s Kids Korner: Adopted by God

I’m not sure if you know much about adoption, but it is a wonderful thing for children who are not able to live with their parents for some reas...

July 12th, 2018 |  


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