NEWS


Commissioners approve financial items

POMEROY — The Meigs County Commissioners met last week in regular session, where they approved financial matters.Present during the meeting were...

May 10th, 2022 |  


4th of July celebration planning underway

POMEROY — Pomeroy is raising funds for an inaugural 4th of July celebration this year.The Big Bend Area Fireworks event is set for July 2, begin...

May 9th, 2022 |  


49 new COVID cases reported… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

49 new COVID cases reported… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

Editor’s note: Due to recent changes in the frequency of data reported by the Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Valley Publishing’s COVID Up...

May 6th, 2022 |  


Southern Prom Royalty

Southern Prom Royalty

Southern High School crowned the 2022 Prom royalty last month. McKenna Walker was named Prom Queen and Tanner Lisle was named Prom King. .neFileBlock ...

May 6th, 2022 |  


Home, garden show coming Saturday

MASON — With Spring comes home improvement projects and outdoor fun, and local residents will have the opportunity to check out the latest offer...

May 5th, 2022 |  


Commissioners recognize Child Abuse Prevention Month

POMEROY — The Meigs County Commissioners met last week to proclaim April as Child Abuse Prevention Month and approve contracts.Present during th...

May 5th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


11:45 am |    
White Falcons force Game 3
3:30 pm |    
Eagles roll past East, 20-0
Wahama wins, heads to Ravenswood Saturday

Wahama wins, heads to Ravenswood Saturday

And so they will do it again. The Wahama baseball team advanced to the Class A Region IV, Section 2 championship game with a 12-2 victory over Calhoun...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Wahama advances to regionals

Wahama advances to regionals

HARTFORD, W.Va. — A feat so nice, they did it thrice.The Wahama softball team defeated the Gilmer County Lady Titans 8-2 at home Thursday evenin...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Local teams compete at Meigs Open

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — One last run through before the start of the postseason.The track and field teams from River Valley, Gallia Academy, Wahama,...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Lady Buckeyes fend off Eastern, 3-2

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — The Eastern softball team’s season has come to an end after a 3-2 road loss to the Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes Thur...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Blue Angels win sectional title

Blue Angels win sectional title

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — It hasn’t been as long as you might think, but the Blue Angels girls varsity soccer program — which completed ye...

May 13th, 2022 |  


LIFE


OVB announces Main Office promotions

OVB announces Main Office promotions

GALLIPOLIS — Ohio Valley Bank (OVB) recently announced the promotions of Jody Stapleton, Kristina Nickels and Lori Gagliardi. According to a new...

March 23rd, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Why the newspaper keeps reporting numbers

David Trinko: Why the newspaper keeps reporting numbers

The old adage says numbers never lie.According to plenty of internet comments over the past two years, they lied to you nearly daily.If you’re a...

March 18th, 2022 |  


Meigs High School Honor Roll

Meigs High School announces the second nine weeks honor roll as follows:Freshmen: Kadence Allen, Abigail Barber, Brady Barnett, Lindsay Barnhart, Tess...

March 14th, 2022 |  


RACO plans spring yard sale, food drive

The Racine Area Community Organization held its regular monthly meeting recently at the Kathryn Hart Community Center. The secretary and treasurerR...

March 4th, 2022 |  


Brooks-Grant Camp officers

Brooks-Grant Camp officers

Officers for Brooks-Grant Camp No. 7, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Middleport, Ohio are pictured. Front row, Senior Vice Commander Dale Co...

March 4th, 2022 |  


Father, daughter duo achieve Black Belts

Father, daughter duo achieve Black Belts

POINT PLEASANT — The Point Pleasant branch school of S.H. Kang’s Taekwondo Academy recently announced the newest Black Belts, Chad and Cel...

February 9th, 2022 |  


OPINION


11:00 am |    
Patiently wait on God

Holzer to host free skin cancer screening

JACKSON — The month of May is recognized as Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Skin cancer is the most common cancer among people in the United States...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Fresh produce

Meigs Health Matters… Fresh produce

At some point in your life, you have most likely heard how important it is to include fruits and vegetables in your diet. But why? No matter where you...

May 6th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: Reasonable people in unreasonable times

Search the Scriptures: Reasonable people in unreasonable times

It should not be surprising that this fallen world, being at odds as it is with its Creator, is a contentious realm filled with unhappiness, strife an...

May 5th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day

God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day

I am sure that all of you know that it is Mother’s Day this coming Sunday. You will probably give your mother a card or a present. Someplace on ...

May 5th, 2022 |  


The tribulations we experience are par for the course

The tribulations we experience are par for the course

Jesus Christ was very honest with us when He said that “in the world you shall have tribulation.” It is a literal truth that cannot be den...

May 5th, 2022 |  


Sleep Eight, Feel Great

The recent “spring forward” of the hour hand always generates rumblings in homes across America, including mine. Losing that hour of sleep...

April 29th, 2022 |  


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