NEWS


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Lessons in local history
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Bringing home a fallen hero
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4th of July plans announced

History of Flag Day

Deeply embedded in our American mythos is the story of the seamstress Betsy Ross being commissioned by General George Washington to create a flag for ...

June 11th, 2021 updated: June 11th, 2021. |  


‘The Ragged Old Flag’

‘The Ragged Old Flag’

POMEROY, Ohio — A tattered American flag waved from the gazebo on the Pomeroy levee during the 2021 Memorial Day ceremonies, and Dan Arnold was ...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Livestock report

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The latest livestock report has been released by United Producers, Inc., 357 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, Ohio, 740-446-9696.Dat...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Constellium boosts Southern athletics

Constellium boosts Southern athletics

Constellium recently made a donation to the Southern Local School District’s Athletic Department as part of a program to purchase AED’s fo...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Meigs receives Auditor of State Award

Meigs receives Auditor of State Award

ROCKSPRINGS — The Meigs Local School District recently received the Auditor of State Award from the office of State Auditor Keith Faber for a cl...

June 10th, 2021 updated: June 11th, 2021. |  


Up on the roof

Up on the roof

The rooftop patio at OVB on the Square is pictured on an usually sunny day (at least compared to this week’s clouds). The patio is perched above...

June 10th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Point outlasts Wildcats in opener, 5-4
Additional scenes from the AA meet

Additional scenes from the AA meet

Some additional scenes from the 2021 WVSSAC Class AA track and field championships held Thursday and Friday at Laidley Field on the campus of the Univ...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Black Knights win AA title

Black Knights win AA title

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There is something to be said when you are on top of the mountain in the Mountain State.The Point Pleasant boys captured the...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Lady Knights 4th in AA meet

Lady Knights 4th in AA meet

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A record-setting day … even if it didn’t go perfect.The Point Pleasant girls came away with a program-best three...

June 13th, 2021 |  


17 locals named to district softball teams

17 locals named to district softball teams

A total of 17 girls from the Ohio Valley Publishing area were named to the 2021 all-district teams on behalf of the Ohio Southeast District Softball C...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Additional scenes from the Class A championships

Additional scenes from the Class A championships

Wahama senior Joshua Frye (510) sprints toward the finish line during the Class A 400m finals event on Wednesday night at Laidley Field in Charleston,...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Wahama impacts Class A championships

Wahama impacts Class A championships

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Class A state championships are complete, and Wahama certainly made an impact.The Lady Falcons claimed 13th overall, whi...

June 11th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Eastern hosts baseball camp
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RACO presents scholarships

Eastern High School honor roll

REEDSVILLE — Eastern High School has announced its fourth quarter honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.All “A” Honor Roll — ...

June 7th, 2021 |  


Brandi Thomas Memorial Scholarship awarded

Brandi Thomas Memorial Scholarship awarded

The Brandi Thomas Memorial Scholarship was recently awarded. This year’s recipient of the $2,000 scholarship is Matthew Jackson of Racine. Jacks...

June 2nd, 2021 |  


Holzer Nursing class of 1971 holds reunion

Holzer Nursing class of 1971 holds reunion

Seven classmates of the Holzer Medical Center School of Nursing Class of 1971 met recently in Ronks, PA, for their 50th reunion. Kneeling L to R: Shar...

May 28th, 2021 |  


Eagles club awards scholarships

POMEROY — The Pomeroy Eagles Club, Aerie 2171, and the Eagles Ladies Auxiliary have awarded their annual scholarships for 2021.Each recipient wi...

May 28th, 2021 |  


OVB names Gallia, Mason, Meigs scholars

OVB names Gallia, Mason, Meigs scholars

OHIO VALLEY — Ohio Valley Bank recently announced winners of its 2021 Ohio Valley Bank 4-H Scholarship awards from Gallia, Mason and Meigs count...

May 26th, 2021 |  


OPINION


God’s Kids Korner: Soccer goals, life, and the Bible

God’s Kids Korner: Soccer goals, life, and the Bible

I bet a lot of you play soccer. It is a very popular sport all over the world and here locally for kids to play on teams in the spring and fall. The a...

June 10th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Selecting songs for Sunday morning

Cross Words: Selecting songs for Sunday morning

The songs we sing on a Sunday morning influence what we believe about God. They communicate God’s Word. They preach. And because of this, we mus...

June 10th, 2021 |  


‘We all want to return to normal’

Kids fear some crazy things. I remember as a child being afraid of the green giant on the side of a box in my bedroom closet. That fear vanished as I ...

June 9th, 2021 |  


The ‘OVP COVID Update’ — the end of an era

The ‘OVP COVID Update’ — the end of an era

This week marks a milestone in what has been a trying last 15 months for so many, including those of us in the world of local journalism.Friday, June ...

June 4th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: In both theory and practice

A Hunger for More: In both theory and practice

There is a difference between our culture’s idea of what it means to live life well and what the Bible says about it. For example, the Bible adm...

June 3rd, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… The rabies virus

Meigs Health Matters… The rabies virus

The Rabies virus is one of the oldest diseases recorded in human history. Rabies is a viral disease of mammals that is most often transmitted through ...

June 3rd, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA