NEWS


Second arrest made in homicide case

POMEROY — Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood reported on May 13, the Major Crimes Task Force and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation identifi...

May 17th, 2022 |  


‘Traveling Wall’ to be in Gallipolis

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The West Virginia Vietnam Veterans Traveling Wall will be at The Quality Inn in Gallipolis on Friday and Saturday.The display...

May 17th, 2022 |  


“Celebrate Recovery” event

OHIO VALLEY — The Gallia-Jackson-Meigs (GJM) ADAMH Board is inviting those in recovery, or those seeking information about recovery to join the ...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Dinner cruise tickets now on sale

Dinner cruise tickets now on sale

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant River Museum has announced plans for a dinner cruise on July 25 aboard the Belle of Cincinnati.The Di...

May 16th, 2022 |  


MCIYS obtains non-profit status

MCIYS obtains non-profit status

POMEROY — Meigs County Innovative Youth Society (MCIYS) was the focus on opening day of the Meigs County Farmers Market (MCFM). Since the Market...

May 13th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Gerlach wins discus on Day 1

Gerlach wins discus on Day 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For the first time in a long time, a White Falcon stood at the top of the podium.Junior Rowen Gerlach took home the top spot...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Point captures 11 state titles

Point captures 11 state titles

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Not all of the pieces fell into place, but plenty of school records fell by the wayside nonetheless.The boys didn’t re...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Locals land 16 on TVC Ohio squads

The Ohio Valley Publishing area landed 16 total selections on the All-Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division baseball and softball teams for the 2022 cam...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Waterford tops Tornadoes, 11-0

Waterford tops Tornadoes, 11-0

RACINE, Ohio — In all fairness, the Tornadoes had already won the title … and they were about 48 hours away from starting work on another....

May 20th, 2022 |  


Marauders win sectional title

Marauders win sectional title

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — Running it back-to-back.The Meigs baseball team defeated the Adena Warriors at home 3-0 Thursday evening to win a Division I...

May 20th, 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


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 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Filled with the Holy Spirit

God’s Kids Korner: Filled with the Holy Spirit

Before Jesus returned to heaven to be with his Father, He told his disciples in John 14:12 that they would do even greater things than He had done whe...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Patiently wait on God

Patiently wait on God

One of the Psalmist wrote that he cried to God for deliverance from “innumerable evils.”Then, within the context of his experiences, he no...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Holzer to host free skin cancer screening

JACKSON — The month of May is recognized as Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Skin cancer is the most common cancer among people in the United States...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Fresh produce

Meigs Health Matters… Fresh produce

At some point in your life, you have most likely heard how important it is to include fruits and vegetables in your diet. But why? No matter where you...

May 6th, 2022 |  


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