NEWS


9:20 pm
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Gallia Board of DD superintendent to pass torch
Gallia fair offers season passes for sale

Gallia fair offers season passes for sale

GALLIPOLIS — It’s almost the first week in August. That can only mean one thing in Gallia County.It’s fair time.Season passes for th...

July 26th, 2016 |  


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 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


Emblem Club awards scholarships

Emblem Club awards scholarships

GALLIPOLIS — Olivia Rees, Bruce Moreau, Madison Burns and Eric Gillespie each received a $500 scholarship from the local Gallipolis Emblem Club....

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 |  


SPORTS


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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 updated: 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 updated: July 22nd, 2016. |  


Local varsity soccer schedules

Point Pleasant Boys SoccerAugust20 vs. Capital, 2 p.m.23 vs. Lincoln County, 7 p.m.25 vs. Poca, 7 p.m.27 at Ripley, 10 a.m.30 at Lincoln County, 6 p.m...

July 16th, 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 |  


Conference golf schedules released

Conference golf schedules released

Gallia Academy aims to stay on top in the Ohio Valley Conference.Meigs looks to regain the top-spot in the Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division, and ma...

July 15th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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GAHS Class of 1966 reunion

Davis family conducts 53rd reunion

GALLIPOLIS — The 53rd reunion of the descendents of Jacob N.M. and Maggie Sluyter Davis met July 3 at Christ United Methodist Church, with 27 pe...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Kids’ Day Activity results

Kids’ Day Activity results

GALLIPOLIS — The following are results from Kids Day in the Park activities July 4 during the recent River Recreation Festival in Gallipolis Cit...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Lions honor Pugh

Lions honor Pugh

The Gallipolis Lions Club recently honored Robbie Pugh as Lions Club Citizen of the Year. According to Lions Club Immediate Past President Ollie Paxto...

July 9th, 2016 |  


Alumni association awards scholarships

Alumni association awards scholarships

GALLIPOLIS — Each year, the Gallia Academy High School Alumni Association chooses two students from the graduating class to receive one-time $1,...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Supporting the ‘Regatta’ pageants

Supporting the ‘Regatta’ pageants

POINT PLEASANT — The 2016 Point Pleasant Sternwheel Regatta Pageants happens this coming week to kick off the local event festivities. A total o...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Book clubs discuss ‘Go Set a Watchman’

Book clubs discuss ‘Go Set a Watchman’

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis and Vinton Books-and-Friends Book Clubs met June 14 at Raccoon Creek Side Cottage in Vinton to discuss “Go Set...

June 29th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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 — Harlan Brooks “Chick” Conley, 76, of Gallipolis, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2016, at his residence.He retired from ...

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 |  


Dem convention must stir, renew interest in Clinton

For Democrats, the upcoming convention in Philadelphia offers a chance to do what Hillary Clinton’s campaign so far has struggled to do.Build ex...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


Dem convention must stir, renew interest in Clinton

For Democrats, the upcoming convention in Philadelphia offers a chance to do what Hillary Clinton’s campaign so far has struggled to do.Build ex...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


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