Today in history

Today is Saturday, Sept. 7, the 250th day of 2019. There are 115 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Sept. 7, 1977, the Panama...

September 6th, 2019 |  


Jackson man killed in crash

CHESTER — A crash involving a dump truck on Friday morning near Chester resulted in the death of a Jackson man.According to a news release from ...

September 6th, 2019 |  


7 departments respond to fire

7 departments respond to fire

Seven fire departments fought a fire in downtown Point Pleasant at an unoccupied home in the historic district Thursday afternoon. Point Pleasant Fire...

September 5th, 2019 updated: September 5th, 2019. |  



An early start to a love of reading

An early start to a love of reading

POMEROY — Instilling a love of reading in some of the county’s youngest residents, as well as preparing them for kindergarten are just som...

September 5th, 2019 |  


‘Douglass, Lincoln family’ to reenact at Emancipation Celebration

‘Douglass, Lincoln family’ to reenact at Emancipation Celebration

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis Emancipation Celebration returns Sept. 21 and 22 with Frederick Douglass scholar and reenactor Michael Crutcher and ...

September 5th, 2019 |  


Pedestrian killed on Silver Memorial Bridge

Pedestrian killed on Silver Memorial Bridge

GALLIPOLIS — A woman was killed early Thursday morning after reportedly being struck by a tractor trailer on the Silver Memorial Bridge.Accordin...

September 5th, 2019 |  


Deputies seek breaking and entry suspect

Deputies seek breaking and entry suspect

The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in identifying the suspect of a recent break in and theft at Bidwell Bait and Tackle....

September 5th, 2019 |  


Two armed robberies reported near OU Campus

ATHENS — Two separate armed robberies were reported early Thursday morning near the Ohio University campus in Athens.According to a media releas...

September 5th, 2019 |  


Chamber Games set for Saturday

Chamber Games set for Saturday

RACINE — The inaugural Corks for a Cause Chamber Spotlight Games will be held Saturday, Sept 7 at Kountry Resort Campground.Doors will open at 5...

September 5th, 2019 updated: September 5th, 2019. |  


Racine to work with county, township on paving grant

RACINE — The Village of Racine will move forward with a grant proposal in cooperation with other government entities for paving.Meigs County Eng...

September 5th, 2019 |