NEWS


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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 |  


Gov. Justice resumes briefings, says COVID is ‘tough stuff’

Gov. Justice resumes briefings, says COVID is ‘tough stuff’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Monday resumed his weekly briefings on the coronavirus, six days after he tested posi...

January 17th, 2022 |  


In step at Tournament of Roses Parade

In step at Tournament of Roses Parade

PASADENA, Calif. — A Meigs County teenager recently performed in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, Calif., in the Music for All Bands ...

January 14th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Meigs knocks off Lady Buckeyes, 60-58

Meigs knocks off Lady Buckeyes, 60-58

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — If you come after the queen, you best not miss. The Lady Marauders didn’t miss.The Meigs girls basketball team took do...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Southern falls to Red Devilettes, 58-45

RACINE, Ohio — The Southern girls basketball team fell at home 58-45 Saturday afternoon to the Ravenswood Lady Devils.The Lady Tornadoes (3-12) ...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Rebels roll past Belpre, 59-48

Rebels roll past Belpre, 59-48

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — After trying to get in the door for a little over three years, senior Brayden Hammond wasted no time breaking into the club....

January 16th, 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


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 |  


Search the Scriptures: Baptism is an appeal to God

Search the Scriptures: Baptism is an appeal to God

In his first epistle, the apostle Peter makes mention of the great deluge in the days of Noah, and how eight individuals were saved from the water, by...

January 13th, 2022 |  


God’s opinion matters most

God’s opinion matters most

Opinions gauge what we think. It is reflected in politics. It is reflected in manufacturing. So is TV and radio. People seem gratified to have opportu...

January 13th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Just what the doctor ordered

God’s Kids Korner: Just what the doctor ordered

We often hear someone say, “That was just what the doctor ordered.” What do they mean? They usually mean that something happened which was...

January 13th, 2022 |  


Meigs Health Matters… National Blood Donor Month

Meigs Health Matters… National Blood Donor Month

January is National Blood Donor Month. It is a time to commend the lifesaving impact of blood and platelet donors. Blood donation is a voluntary proce...

January 7th, 2022 |  


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