NEWS


9:14 pm |    
Preparing to ‘prom’
6:32 pm |    
Active shooter training

Mason County women charged with procuring

GALLIPOLIS — Two women from Mason County, W.Va. pleaded not guilty Tuesday during arraignment in Gallipolis Municipal Court to charges for alleg...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Tucker, Mahr named Meigs Board President, VP

Tucker, Mahr named Meigs Board President, VP

ROCKSPRINGS — Larry Tucker was named President of the Meigs Local Board of Education and Ryan Mahr as Vice President during the recent organizat...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Cline named Board of Elections Director

Cline named Board of Elections Director

POMEROY — The Meigs County Board of Elections has a new director.Tammy Cline was hired for the position on Jan. 10 and hit the ground running, s...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Ohio EMA now accepting safe room applications

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Safe Room Rebate Program is once again accepting applications. The program provides a rebate for the purchase and constructi...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Annual Meigs SWCD tree sale underway

POMEROY — The annual Meigs Soil and Water Conservation District Tree Sale is underway with prices unchanged from last year, and with new offerin...

January 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


12:40 am |    
River Valley routs Buckeyes

Point falls to Lady Panthers, 55-21

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Tough start. Tough finish.The Point Pleasant girls basketball team dropped its 12th straight decision Friday night durin...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Wahama 2nd at Winfield quad

Wahama 2nd at Winfield quad

MASON, W.Va. — The Wahama wrestling team finished behind only host Winfield during a quad match with the Generals, Buffalo and Chesapeake on Tue...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Wahama 2nd at Winfield quad

Wahama 2nd at Winfield quad

MASON, W.Va. — The Wahama wrestling team finished behind only host Winfield during a quad match with the Generals, Buffalo and Chesapeake on Tue...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Golden Eagles roll Lady Rebels

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — Unfortunately for the Lady Rebels, the number five was the order of the night.Hindered by scoring in single digits, includin...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Hannan rolls past Eagles, 100-52

Hannan rolls past Eagles, 100-52

ASHTON, W.Va. — A night to remember.The Hannan boys basketball team had four players reach double digits and all 10 roster members reached the s...

January 20th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


9:00 pm |    
Casto-Frank Engagement

Speedway to hire more than 1,000 employees

ENON, Ohio — Speedway LLC (Speedway), the nation’s second-largest chain of company-owned and operated convenience stores with approximatel...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Kyger Creek Plant employees recognized

The Ohio Valley Electric Corporation, Kyger Creek Plant, celebrated the service and award anniversaries of employees during the fourth quarter service...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Casto-Frank Engagement

Casto-Frank Engagement

John and Christie Casto are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kiera Elizabeth Casto, to David Alan Frank.David Frank is the son of...

January 13th, 2017 |  


College News

MARIETTA — Terry Farley of Gallipolis, Ohio, has been named to the Fall 2016 Dean’s List at Marietta College. Farley is majoring in Broadc...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Bed bugs: How to prevent, eradicate bed bugs

Bed bugs: How to prevent, eradicate bed bugs

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of CureCheck hotel rooms before unpacking or getting into bed. Pull the bedding off, down to the mattress, and...

January 13th, 2017 |  


OPINION


8:44 pm |    
Help in plain sight
7:33 pm |    
Their view
Their view

Their view

Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin is clearly following through on his campaign pledge to make Gallia an unhealthy place for drug dealers to do busin...

January 20th, 2017 |  


The rules of the game

The rules of the game

One afternoon, many years ago when my daughter was only about six years old, she shyly peered around a corner at met and softly called to me, “D...

January 19th, 2017 |  


The affliction of sin

The affliction of sin

In the fifth chapter of John, Jesus meets a man who has been sick with an infirmity for a long time, and He heals him of the disease. We read, “...

January 19th, 2017 |  


I say prayers for you

I say prayers for you

Like you, I observe people when I am out-and-about. But, more than ever before, I more often than not say a prayer for many people who get my attentio...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Fishing for people

Fishing for people

Do you like to fish? I used to fish some when I was younger, but I never liked to put the worm on the hook, I wouldn’t take the fish off the hoo...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Old enough to not care

Old enough to not care

I’m old enough to know how to get out of rain. I’m old enough to not get carded when I buy my favorite cabernet. You’d think I’...

January 16th, 2017 |  


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