NEWS


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Victim in reported ‘shooting incident’ dies
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Noah and the Ark

Filing deadline Wednesday for November election

POMEROY — The deadline for candidates, tax levies and other issues to be filed to appear on the November General Election ballot is Wednesday, A...

July 30th, 2021 |  


Plans underway for Rutland community garden

RUTLAND — Residents in Rutland may be able to enjoy a community garden starting next year as plans for its development and construction are unde...

July 30th, 2021 |  


Ohio Valley History… The first ‘Mother of all Floods’

Ohio Valley History… The first ‘Mother of all Floods’

Everyone in the Ohio Valley grows up hearing stories from the Great Flood of 1937. Tearing through the Valley, and cresting at a height of 62.7 feet i...

July 30th, 2021 |  


‘Virtual Career Fair’ planned for job seekers, businesses

‘Virtual Career Fair’ planned for job seekers, businesses

OHIO VALLEY — To aid local businesses in recovering from the effects of COVID-19, The Ohio Southeast Economic Development, OhioMeansJobs Gallia,...

July 30th, 2021 updated: July 30th, 2021. |  


The last full measure

The last full measure

POMEROY/LONG BOTTOM, Ohio — It was a homecoming nearly 77 years in the making.Military services, proclamations, presentation of medals, and a pr...

July 30th, 2021 |  


Nominations sought for community champion award

OHIO VALLEY — Do you know a local champion in the fight against the opioid epidemic?“As we continue to fight against drug addiction, speci...

July 29th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Ohio picked 2nd in MAC East
Lancaster pulls away from Post 39, 14-4

Lancaster pulls away from Post 39, 14-4

LANCASTER, Ohio — The streak is over, but the series is still alive.The Meigs Post 39 baseball team had its five-game winning streak come to an ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Post 39 holds off Lancaster, 8-7

Post 39 holds off Lancaster, 8-7

LANCASTER, Ohio — Some stressful moments, but the streak continues.The Post 39 baseball team won its fifth game in a row on Tuesday at Beavers F...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Herd picked to win C-USA East Division

Herd picked to win C-USA East Division

DALLAS, Texas — A rematch in the making?If a preseason media poll is any indication, the Marshall football team will have its chance for revenge...

July 20th, 2021 |  


Meigs Post 39 pummels Glouster, 11-1

Meigs Post 39 pummels Glouster, 11-1

LANCASTER, Ohio — The start to the postseason couldn’t have gone much better.The Meigs Post 39 American Legion baseball team opened the di...

July 19th, 2021 |  


OVP Prep Football Schedules

Gallia Academy Blue DevilsAug. 20vs. Meigs7 p.m.Aug. 27at Athens7 p.m.Sept. 3at Point Pleasant7 p.m.Sept. 10vs. Chesapeake7 p.m.Sept. 17vs. Portsmouth...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Post 39 blanks Glouster, 6-0

Post 39 blanks Glouster, 6-0

GLOUSTER, Ohio — A four-pitcher gem, and a fourth straight win.The Meigs Post 39 baseball team won its fourth consecutive game on Thursday in At...

July 16th, 2021 updated: July 16th, 2021. |  


LIFE


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Middleport Yard of the Week
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Middleport Yard of the Week
PVH ‘Employees of the Month’ announced

PVH ‘Employees of the Month’ announced

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) has announced the Customer Service Employees of the Month as Amanda Lewis from the labora...

July 2nd, 2021 |  


College news and notes

Ohio University students win competitive Air Force ROTC scholarshipATHENS — Ohio University’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 650 announced the ...

July 2nd, 2021 updated: July 2nd, 2021. |  


DKG field trip includes ‘Fur Peace’

DKG field trip includes ‘Fur Peace’

The Beta Alpha Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) enjoyed a recent field trip and planning meeting. According to a news release sent on behalf of the ...

June 28th, 2021 |  


College News and Notes

Marshall University announces spring President’s ListHUNTINGTON — Marshall University recently announced it’s Spring 2021 President&...

June 18th, 2021 |  


College News and Notes

Ohio University announces Dean’s List recipients ATHENS — More than 7,800 students qualified for the spring semester 2021 Dean’s Lis...

June 11th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Be a giver of mercy
God’s Kids Korner: Understanding The Lord’s Prayer

God’s Kids Korner: Understanding The Lord’s Prayer

Most of you have heard or even know the Lord’s Prayer. It is in the Bible in two different places: Luke 11:1-4 and Matthew 6: 9-15. Jesus was a ...

July 29th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Trust God more than yourself

Cross Words: Trust God more than yourself

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight y...

July 29th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Preventing teen pregnancy

Meigs Health Matters… Preventing teen pregnancy

Did you know that 1-in-4 girls will be pregnant at least one time before the age of 20? During 2016, reports show that, combined, there were over 900,...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Grace-empowered rest

Cross Words: Grace-empowered rest

Last week, I wrote about grace-empowered work. But we also need to understand grace-empowered rest.Most of us realize our need for help when it comes ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Celebrate God!

God’s Kids Korner: Celebrate God!

One of my favorite Bible verses is from Philippians, Chapter 4, Verse 4. This is a very well-known passage that says, “Rejoice in the Lord alway...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Spiritual stamina is a relevant concern

Spiritual stamina is a relevant concern

From a great verse of Scripture located at Jeremiah 12:5, God asked Jeremiah a pointed question, “If you have run with the footmen, and they hav...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


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