Celebrating Independence Day

Celebrating Independence Day

RACINE — With sirens blaring, law enforcement vehicles followed by first responders took the lead in the 4th of July parade in Racine on Saturda...

July 6th, 2020 |  


Dunfee retires from HNB

Dunfee retires from HNB

RACINE — Home National Bank has announced the retirement of long-time banker Steve Dunfee.Dunfee, who retired from Home National Bank effective ...

July 6th, 2020 |  


New COVID cases reported in Meigs and Gallia

New COVID cases reported in Meigs and Gallia

OHIO VALLEY — Gallia and Meigs Counties are reporting additional COVID-19 cases — two in Gallia County and one in Meigs County.On Saturday...

July 4th, 2020 |  



Aqua Park opens at KRC

Aqua Park opens at KRC

RACINE — Looking for a perfect water activity on a hot summer day?Kountry Resort Campground’s newest addition — an Aqua Park —...

July 3rd, 2020 |  


Battle of Buffington Island ceremony July 18

Battle of Buffington Island ceremony July 18

PORTLAND — The Buffington Island Memorial Ceremony will return on July 18, commemorating the only significant Civil War battle fought in Ohio.Th...

July 3rd, 2020 |  


Looking back to move forward… John Gee Black Historical Center

Looking back to move forward… John Gee Black Historical Center

GALLIPOLIS — As monuments to the Confederacy fall and their fate debated, a local museum dedicated to preserving Black History is receiving supp...

July 3rd, 2020 updated: July 3rd, 2020. |  


With coronavirus spiking, DeWine praises mask mandate but won’t announce his own

An alarming uptick in Ohio coronavirus numbers continued into the Independence Day weekend. But while Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday praised orders in h...

July 3rd, 2020 |  


Ohio Valley History… History worth celebrating?

This is an article I planned to write weeks ago, but not knowing exactly how to approach it in only 700 words or so and still make sense led to puttin...

July 3rd, 2020 |  


Ohio schools get reopening guidance; capital mandates masks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Most teachers will be required to wear masks or face shields at Ohio schools that resume in-person classes this fall, and ...

July 2nd, 2020 |  


The holiday weekend

The holiday weekend

OHIO VALLEY — Fireworks, parade, frog jumping, homemade ice cream and a chicken BBQ are all planned for this weekend as part of Independence Day...

July 2nd, 2020 |