NEWS


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Gov. DeWine announces MARCS Grant recipients
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Lavender to lead Meigs DJFS
1 death, 253 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

1 death, 253 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there was one additional death, as well as 253 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Pub...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Organizational meeting for Meigs Board of Ed

Organizational meeting for Meigs Board of Ed

POMEROY — The Meigs Local Board of Education met last week for the annual organizational meeting and to approved agenda items.Present during the...

January 20th, 2022 |  


1 death, 201 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

1 death, 201 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there was one additional death, as well as 201 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Pub...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Gallia Auditor appointed

Gallia Auditor appointed

GALLIPOLIS — The Republican Central Committee held a special meeting Tuesday night in order to appoint a Gallia County Auditor to finish the ter...

January 19th, 2022 |  


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

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

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there were 138 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Publishing area on Wednesday.In Gal...

January 19th, 2022 |  


Healthy Words to Live By… How often do patients need a pap smear?

Healthy Words to Live By… How often do patients need a pap smear?

A pap smear is used to screen women for cervical cancer. Years ago, women had a Pap smear at each annual visit, but today Pap smears have improved and...

January 19th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Rio women keep rolling, dump Alice Lloyd

PIPPA PASSES, Ky. — Not even an 11-day hiatus for COVID-19 protocols could slow down the University of Rio Grande women’s basketball team....

January 25th, 2022 |  


Portsmouth outlasts Blue Angels, 40-39

CENTENARY, Ohio — The Gallia Academy girls basketball team lost a nailbiter at home 40-39 to the Portsmouth Lady Trojans Monday evening in an Oh...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Lady Raiders fall at Jackson, 54-31

Lady Raiders fall at Jackson, 54-31

JACKSON, Ohio — It’s hard to win if the ball won’t go in.The River Valley girls basketball team shot just 27 percent from the field ...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Lancers take down Southern, 68-48

RACINE, Ohio — The Southern boys basketball team fell 68-48 at home to the Federal Hocking Lancers Friday evening in a Tri-Valley Conference Hoc...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Titans topple River Valley, 80-49

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — The River Valley boys basketball team suffered a 80-49 road loss to the Portsmouth Notre Dame Titans Saturday evening.The Rai...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Lady Lancers slip past Southern, 53-37

STEWART, Ohio — A day that everyone could be happy about … somewhat.Host Federal Hocking notched its first win of the season, but senior K...

January 23rd, 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


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Glimpses of America, 1957
Grow a few vegetables indoors this winter

Grow a few vegetables indoors this winter

Limited outdoor growing space or cold winters may have you missing fresh homegrown vegetables. Make this the winter you try growing a few vegetables i...

January 21st, 2022 |  


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 |  


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