NEWS


5:42 pm |    
RNC local connection
Civil War workshops scheduled

Civil War workshops scheduled

POMEROY – The Civil War will once again come alive in the area with the return of the Morgan’s Raid reenactment.In preparation, two worksh...

July 26th, 2016 |  


WVDOH worker killed Monday; victim’s name released by officials

LETART, W.Va. — A Letart man was killed Monday evening while working to remove a fallen tree on Union Campground Road, according to a press rele...

July 26th, 2016 |  


WVDOH worker killed Monday; victim’s name released by officials

LETART, W.Va. — A Letart man was killed Monday evening while working to remove a fallen tree on Union Campground Road, according to a press rele...

July 26th, 2016 |  


DNC:

DNC:

Find out what delegations had to say at the Democratic National Convention about jobs and fair wages on our DNC page.Click here to see the DNC page. ....

July 26th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Sanders, Mrs. Obama, Warren thrill convention

DNC 2016: Sanders, Mrs. Obama, Warren thrill convention

PHILADELPHIA — Ending months of animosity, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Die-hard Sanders backers divided on backing Clinton

PHILADELPHIA — Bernie Sanders tried to calm tensions among his delegates Monday at the Democratic National Convention but some weren’t in ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


10:00 pm |    
It’s The Final Countdown

Post 39 forfeits final few games

RACINE, Ohio — Tonight’s scheduled all-star showcase marks the official end to the 8th District Legion League American Legion baseball sea...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Post 39 forfeits final few games

RACINE, Ohio — Tonight’s scheduled all-star showcase marks the official end to the 8th District Legion League American Legion baseball sea...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Blue Angels make their mark at USAV Nationals

Blue Angels make their mark at USAV Nationals

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Three members of the Gallia Academy volleyball team, which set a school record for wins last fall, found success in the sum...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


A Whole New Ball Game

A Whole New Ball Game

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — A win-win scenario that hopefully leads to a few more victories later on.A longtime supporter of youth football within the ar...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


A Whole New Ball Game

A Whole New Ball Game

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — A win-win scenario that hopefully leads to a few more victories later on.A longtime supporter of youth football within the ar...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Remember common courtesy at the boat ramp

Remember common courtesy at the boat ramp

With over 90 miles of Ohio River frontage and another 18 miles of Kanawha River frontage (or roughly 217 miles of Ohio River and Kanawha River shoreli...

July 16th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Wahama High School holds 56th Alumni Banquet

MASON, W.Va. — Over 175 alumni and guests gathered at Wahama High School for the 56th annual alumni banquet.Classes graduating in years ending i...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Keller earns Eagle Scout rank

Keller earns Eagle Scout rank

Meigs County’s Ross Keller is pictured with his Scout Leader, Mike Harbor, receiving the award of Eagle Scout. Keller has been a Scout for 12 ye...

June 11th, 2016 |  


Showing support at Miss USA

Showing support at Miss USA

Pictured sitting is Charlotte Knaul, 96, of Mason County, W.Va., who recently traveled to Las Vegas, Nev. to support Miss Ohio USA Megan Wise from Gal...

June 11th, 2016 |  


Landaker birth

POMEROY — Joan King, of Pomeroy, announces the April 10, 2016, birth of her second great-granddaughter, Layla Marie Landaker. Her sister is Lexi...

June 11th, 2016 |  


Deckerd birth

Deckerd birth

Matthew and Emily (Ashley) Deckerd, of Beloit, Ohio, announce the birth of their second child, Cassady Grace Deckerd.She was born April 15, 2016, in C...

June 11th, 2016 |  


OPINION


1:42 pm |    
Meigs Health Matters
Rise up to God’s challenge

Rise up to God’s challenge

God has work for you to do, and wants you to rise up to the challenge, confident in faith that if God gives you work, He will also give you the tools ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Why not try the things of God?

Why not try the things of God?

We are killing ourselves to death.We are hating ourselves to death. We are mistreating ourselves to death.Humanity in the United States is at an all-t...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Harlan Brooks Conley

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Harlan Brooks “Chick” Conley, 76, of Gallipolis, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, at his residence. Funeral s...

July 25th, 2016 |  


In need of good old-fashioned face time

In need of good old-fashioned face time

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.There was a time when going to the grocery store was an all-day event that happened every fe...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Can America’s racial woes be fixed?

Can America’s racial woes be fixed?

Many of the columns I write face a conundrum; some of the newspapers they appear in carry them within a few days of me sending them in, while some do ...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA