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Meigs Local approves sale of land

ROCKSPRINGS — The Meigs Local Board of Education approved the sale of property and other agenda items during last week’s regular meeting.T...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Meigs Local approves sale of land

ROCKSPRINGS — The Meigs Local Board of Education approved the sale of property and other agenda items during last week’s regular meeting.T...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Trail ride has raised more than $250k for St. Jude

Trail ride has raised more than $250k for St. Jude

RUTLAND — As summer turns to fall each year volunteers, riders and their horses gather outside of Rutland for the annual St. Jude Trail Ride at ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


For the record: Meigs County Sheriff’s Office

Day ShiftFeb. 6Investigate complaint — Deputies took a report from a female stating that she had been the victim of identity theft. The caller s...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Easter Parade includes Biblical entries from area churches

Easter Parade includes Biblical entries from area churches

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — A unique parade is returning in April with churches from around the area recreating Biblical scenes associated with the ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Belpre bounces Lady Tornadoes, 42-34

Belpre bounces Lady Tornadoes, 42-34

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — The third time wasn’t so charming after all.The sixth-seeded Southern girls basketball team had its season come to an ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles win sectional over Miller, 65-36

Lady Eagles win sectional over Miller, 65-36

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — A dozen straight must feel great.The second-seeded Eastern girls basketball team claimed its 12th straight sectional title, ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Point wrestlers win Region 4 crown

Point wrestlers win Region 4 crown

MOUNT ZION, W.Va. — Back on top.After four years at the Class AAA ranks, the Point Pleasant wrestling team returned to the top of the mountain t...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Sheridan rolls Lady Marauders in sectional

Sheridan rolls Lady Marauders in sectional

LOGAN, Ohio — The Lady Generals pressed the issue —combined with the fact that the Lady Marauders didn’t make many shots.In the end,...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Ravenswood ousts Lady Falcons

RAVENSWOOD, W. Va. — Unlike last season’s sectional game, this one wasn’t close for the Wahama White Falcons.That’s because ho...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Raiders runner-up at TVC wrestling meet

GLOUSTER, Ohio — The River Valley Raiders are already inching closer towards the top of the Tri-Valley Conference wrestling mountain.That’...

February 20th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Hemlock Grange holds monthly meeting

Hemlock Grange met at the Grange Hall recently for their monthly meeting with Kim Romine conducting the meeting.Everyone was reminded that dues for 20...

February 15th, 2017 |  


URG honor roll released

RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College announces the students who have been recognized for the fall 2016 dea...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Strong to lead Peoples Bank Dealer Financial Services

Strong to lead Peoples Bank Dealer Financial Services

MARIETTA, OHIO — Peoples Bank had announced the addition of Gregg A. Strong as senior vice president, Dealer Financial Services.In his new role,...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Ohio Valley Banc Corp. reports 4th quarter and Fiscal Year earnings

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] (the “Company”) reported consolidated net income for the quarter ended December 3...

February 15th, 2017 |  


MU School of Music to host 48th Annual Winter Jazz Fest

MU School of Music to host 48th Annual Winter Jazz Fest

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Longtime veteran trombonist of Saturday Night Live Steve Turre and regular Ellis Marsalis Band trumpeter Ashlin Parker will ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Don’t throw out the baby…you know

Don’t throw out the baby…you know

It’s that time of the year again when the news is full of stories on local and state budgets for the new year, how they must be balanced before ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Good vibes only, please

Good vibes only, please

When it comes to positive energy, are you a giver or a taker?Everywhere we go, our energy either adds to, or detracts from, those around us. I’m...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Don’t put off doing the right thing

Don’t put off doing the right thing

When is the time to make the change you know you need to make?That is, if you have identified a problem, understand the solution, and have the ability...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Love your enemies?Matthew 5: 43-44

Love your enemies?Matthew 5: 43-44

Jesus said in Matthew 5: 43-44 this: “You have heard that it was said, Love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I tell you, love your enemies...

February 16th, 2017 |  


‘I am the vine; you are the branches’

‘I am the vine; you are the branches’

Among Christians, there is often a lot of dialog regarding God’s gifts to us. His spiritual gifts to us are those things of course that produce ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Will you stay married to me?

Will you stay married to me?

In recent years, Terry has suggested several times that we do a little ceremony to renew our wedding vows. Married couples sometimes do that. It is a ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


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