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OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital raises minimum wage to $15 per hour

ATHENS — OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital announced that on Jan. 16, AFSCME 1252 bargaining unit members ratified a proposal by the hospital ...

January 22nd, 2020 |  


Working together to support area youth

Working together to support area youth

MASON, W.Va. — Following another successful year of Shop with a Cop, Loyalty is Forever recognized those who help to make the event possible for...

January 21st, 2020 |  


Operation Warm brings coats to kids

Operation Warm brings coats to kids

MEIGS COUNTY — Through the collaborative effort of many individuals and agencies, children in Meigs County will have new coats this winter.The c...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Trees to Textbooks invests in local schools, communities

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Fourteen rural Ohio school districts and their corresponding counties and townships will share more than $1.5 million from the ...

January 20th, 2020 |  


Pomeroy Council holds first meeting of 2020

POMEROY — Beginning of the year administration was the primary focus when Pomeroy Village Council met recently.Council announced the Jan. 20 reg...

January 20th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Marauders top Wellston, 58-50

WELLSTON, Ohio — A nice end to the road stint.The Meigs boys basketball team, playing its last of three straight games away from Larry R. Morris...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Lady Cats sweep South Gallia, 58-34

Lady Cats sweep South Gallia, 58-34

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — Short-handed … and it showed.The South Gallia girls basketball team played without two starters due to illness, and vi...

January 24th, 2020 |  


Miller avenges Lady Falcons, 46-38

Miller avenges Lady Falcons, 46-38

HEMLOCK, Ohio — When things were at their best, they took an unfortunate turn for the worst.The Wahama girls basketball team took a lead into th...

January 24th, 2020 |  


Lady Eagles take down Waterford, 28-24

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — Another defensive battle, but this time the edge went to the Lady Eagles.The Eastern girls basketball team — which ...

January 24th, 2020 |  


Lady Spartans march past Meigs, 54-43

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — A little bit better the second time around.The Meigs girls basketball team — which dropped a 57-39 decision at Alexand...

January 24th, 2020 |  


LIFE


Retired teachers discuss floral business changes

Retired teachers discuss floral business changes

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Retired Teachers met on Oct. 10, 2019 at noon at the Gallipolis Quality Inn. President Gail Belville called the m...

January 18th, 2020 |  


Retired teachers December meeting

Retired teachers December meeting

VINTON — The Gallia County Retired Teachers met on December 4, 2019 at the Vinton Baptist Church.President Gail Belville called the meeting to o...

January 18th, 2020 |  


Bentz to celebrate 100th birthday

Bentz to celebrate 100th birthday

Cordelia Curtis Bentz will celebrate her 100th birthday on Wednesday, Jan. 29. Bentz is a graduate of the Pomeroy High School class of 1937. A celebra...

January 18th, 2020 |  


Kaylors celebrate 50th anniversary

Kaylors celebrate 50th anniversary

The children of Terry and Linda Kaylor are pleased to announce their parents 50th wedding anniversary. Terry and Linda were married in Tuppers Plains ...

January 18th, 2020 |  


OVBC announces cash dividend

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — On Jan. 14, 2020, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common share...

January 15th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Search the Scriptures: A word fitly spoken

Search the Scriptures: A word fitly spoken

Mary Poppins famously sang, “A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, “ a helpful reminder that sometimes difficult or arduous task...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Just be faithful

Just be faithful

If each person who professed Christ as Lord and Savior would just be faithful to God, it would make a tremendous difference for spiritual good, not on...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: Where do you turn?

A Hunger for More: Where do you turn?

Having spent what seems to me a great deal of time in hospital emergency rooms, I have learned to appreciate to some extent the solemnity associated w...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: He knows our hearts

God’s Kids Korner: He knows our hearts

Our Scripture for this week is Matthew 4: 12-23. Jesus is beginning His public ministry, and He needs some people He knows that He can lead and teach ...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Cross Words: This is your invitation to rest

Cross Words: This is your invitation to rest

My Fitbit watch tracks my sleep. I got 6 hours and 19 minutes of sleep last night. Not too bad. The National Sleep Foundation suggests 7 to 9 hours of...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Citrus albedo is better than you thought

Citrus albedo is better than you thought

Citrus fruits are among the world’s most popular fruits. Oranges are the king of the juicy orbs. They have grown on orange trees for thousands o...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


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