NEWS


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Promoting local tourism… Meigs Guide being compiled
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Gallia Auditor appointed
Southern Board of Ed’s organizational meeting

Southern Board of Ed’s organizational meeting

RACINE — The Southern Local Board of Education met last week for the annual organizational meeting.Present during the meeting were Denny Evans, ...

January 18th, 2022 |  


ODOT: Work begins to ‘proactively address landslide’ on 218

ODOT: Work begins to ‘proactively address landslide’ on 218

MARIETTA — A landslide repair project starting Wednesday, Jan. 19 on Ohio 218 in Gallia County is one of dozens of Ohio Department of Transporta...

January 18th, 2022 |  


Snow event hits region

Snow event hits region

OHIO VALLEY — Winter arrived for Round Two on Sunday into Monday across the Ohio Valley Publishing area.Freezing rain and sleet turned into seve...

January 17th, 2022 |  


ODNR reports on muzzleloader season

COLUMBUS — Ohio hunters completed the 2022 muzzleloader season with 12,141 deer checked from Saturday, Jan. 8 to Tuesday, Jan. 11, according to ...

January 17th, 2022 |  


509 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

509 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since Friday’s update, there were 509 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Publishing area on Monday.In Gallia Co...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Patrol investigating fatal crash in Pomeroy

Patrol investigating fatal crash in Pomeroy

POMEROY — One man is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Pomeroy on Saturday, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP).According to a ...

January 17th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Lady Rebels rout Symmes Valley, 70-42

Lady Rebels rout Symmes Valley, 70-42

WILLOW WOOD, Ohio — The South Gallia girls basketball team is on a 4-game winning streak after a 70-42 road victory over the Symmes Valley Lady ...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Point wins Braxton County Invite

Point wins Braxton County Invite

SUTTON, W.Va. — Instead of battling at the postponed Top Gun Tournament in Alliance, the Big Blacks were more than happy to settle for the top s...

January 19th, 2022 |  


Lady Rebels take down River Valley, 54-39

Lady Rebels take down River Valley, 54-39

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — It took two and a half quarters to do it, but the Red and Gold took down their rivals.The South Gallia girls basketball team...

January 19th, 2022 |  


OVP sports events for Tuesday, Jan. 18

Tuesday, Jan. 18Boys BasketballSouth Gallia at River Valley, ppd.OVCS at Hannan, ppd.Coal Grove at Gallia Academy, 7 p.m. — moved to Wednesday (...

January 18th, 2022 updated: January 18th, 2022. |  


Lady Rebels rip Athens, 59-34

THE PLAINS, Ohio — It was practically over before it started.The South Gallia girls basketball team hit five first half trifectas and built a si...

January 17th, 2022 |  


LIFE


Students donate to animal shelters

Students donate to animal shelters

First graders at Meigs Primary School recently collected items for dogs at the Meigs County Animal Shelter. Items were also collected for cats but tho...

December 10th, 2021 |  


Racine Southern FFA Host Ohio FFA District 10 Leadership Night

Racine Southern FFA Host Ohio FFA District 10 Leadership Night

RACINE — The Racine Southern FFA Chapter recently hosted a leadership night in the Southern Local Schools Cafeteria.Throughout the year, Ohio FF...

December 1st, 2021 |  


Middleport High School Alumni Banquet held

Labor Day Saturday brought over 120 Middleport High School Alumni and guests “back home” for a very special evening. The Blakeslee Center,...

November 22nd, 2021 |  


Thoma 60th anniversary

Thoma 60th anniversary

Guy and Ellen (Young) Thoma, of Rutland, Ohio, recently celebrated their 60th anniversary, having been married on November 19, 1961 in Pomeroy, Ohio.G...

November 19th, 2021 |  


Eastern High School Honor Roll

The Eastern High School Honor Roll for the First Nine Weeks was submitted as follows: All “A” Honor Roll – 12th grade: Dustin Davis,...

November 10th, 2021 |  


OPINION


A former student scores again

A former student scores again

Until the death of the president of Training, Solutions, Inc. in 2020 and the closing of the company, for decades I frequently taught courses in creat...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: A good sermon

Search the Scriptures: A good sermon

What makes a sermon good?Seeing as how sermons constitute such a large percentage of our periods of worship, at least in regards to time, it seems sen...

January 20th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Lost and found

God’s Kids Korner: Lost and found

Have you ever misplaced something? Of course, you have. We have all done that, haven’t we? Perhaps we were reading a book and put it down and th...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Reducing prescription drug prices

Reducing prescription drug prices

This year, we are finally making progress in our efforts to bring down the cost of prescription drugs for Ohio seniors. We know that too many Ohioans ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


When a cell phone wasn’t needed

When a cell phone wasn’t needed

One was in our kitchen and one was on the landing at the top of the stairs in my parents home when I was growing up. They were stationed on the wall a...

January 14th, 2022 |  


National Birth Defects Prevention Month

National Birth Defects Prevention Month

Birth defects are structural changes that a baby is born with that can affect almost any part of the body, changing how the body looks, works, or both...

January 14th, 2022 |  


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