NEWS


OVBC announces cash dividend

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — On July 20, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common share payab...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


The role of bee inspectors

The role of bee inspectors

GALLIPOLIS — As a licensed bee inspector Chris Blank is currently working with 50 bee keepers in Gallia County to ensure honey bee hives are hea...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Elks award scholarships

The Past Exalted Ruler’s Association of Gallipolis Elks Lodge #107 has announced the following Class of 2021 high school graduates have been sel...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Middleport Council discusses projects

MIDDLEPORT — Middleport Village Council discussed several matters during the recent meeting.Middleport Village Council met in regular session on...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Chamber hosts lunch and learn series

Chamber hosts lunch and learn series

POMEROY — The Meigs County Chamber and Tourism is hosting a six session Summer Lunch and Learn series geared at topics which are most requested ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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. |  


Solich retires, Tim Albin named Bobcats head coach

Solich retires, Tim Albin named Bobcats head coach

ATHENS, Ohio — A new era for Ohio football.Ohio University head football coach Frank Solich announced today that he is stepping down from his po...

July 14th, 2021 |  


Post 39 sweeps Jackson, 3-2

Post 39 sweeps Jackson, 3-2

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — A little closer, but nothing changed since the first go-round.The Meigs Post 39 baseball team — which swept Jackson Po...

July 14th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Middleport Yard of the Week
Middleport Yard of the Week

Middleport Yard of the Week

MIDDLEPORT — Each week throughout the summer property owners in the village of Middleport are recognized for the care they take of their yards.W...

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. |  


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 |  


Eastern hosts baseball camp

Eastern hosts baseball camp

Eastern High School hosted a baseball camp for area youth earlier this week, with sessions for grades 3-5 and 6-9. A total of 56 kids were registered ...

June 11th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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 |  


Search the Scriptures: Of Pharisees and the law

Search the Scriptures: Of Pharisees and the law

Jesus was frequently critical of the Pharisees, and it was with members of the Pharisaical party that He seemingly had the most interpersonal clashes....

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Reader shares thoughts on COVID-19 vaccine

Dear Editor,To the (unvaccinated) people of Gallia County, workers, travelers and patients who come to Gallia County:Please GET YOUR COVID-19 VACCINE!...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Swimming pool safety

Meigs Health Matters… Swimming pool safety

The number of private swimming pools in the U.S. has skyrocketed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. What better way to spend time during a ...

July 16th, 2021 |  


His amazing grace

His amazing grace

Ever wonder why some endeavors, no matter how straight a path you walk, seem doomed to failure? You’ve done and said the right things, gone abou...

July 15th, 2021 |  


Watch your language!

Watch your language!

It is disappointing to hear the incessant barrage of irresponsible speech. Even the people of the church have forgotten what the principles of Godly s...

July 15th, 2021 |  


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