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OEPA to use Gallipolis water mapping suggestions

GALLIPOLIS — With the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s effort to avoid problems that occur in places like Flint, Mich., the agency i...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Ohio man pleads to federal drug charge

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Two men pleaded guilty this week to federal drug crimes, including one accused of conspiring to distribute heroin in Mason C...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Splash pad voted down; questions arise regarding Gallipolis’ future

Splash pad voted down; questions arise regarding Gallipolis’ future

GALLIPOLIS — The result of Gallipolis City Commission’s Tuesday meeting was far from “business as usual” as concerns about the...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Emancipation Celebration Day Committee opens scholarship

GALLIPOLIS — The Emancipation Proclamation Committee, the nonprofit organization responsible for organizing the Emancipation Celebration annuall...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Managed care tax loss main focus of meeting

Managed care tax loss main focus of meeting

POMEROY — “Please don’t leave us behind down here.”That was part of the message conveyed by local resident Brian Condee to sta...

February 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Point ties for 4th at state

Point ties for 4th at state

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Another bitter end to an otherwise solid weekend.For the third time in four years, the Point Pleasant wrestling program came...

February 27th, 2017 |  


2017 Class AA-A Mason County Results

2017 Class AA-A Mason County Results

POINT PLEASANT106 Justin Cornell (39- 9)Defeated Tanner Staggs, Keyser (AA) by Fall :49Lost to Ashby West, Oak Hill (AA) by Dec 6-2Defeated Timmy Will...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Hannan falls at St. Joe in sectional

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. — Huntington —Saint Joseph Central that is — hung a hundred on Hannan.Host Huntington St. Joseph jumped out by sc...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Falcons knock out Meigs in sectional

Falcons knock out Meigs in sectional

LOGAN, Ohio — For the second consecutive year, the Meigs Marauders made the favored Fairfield Union Falcons work.Unfortunately for the Marauders...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Oaks survive River Valley, 39-33 for sectional title

Oaks survive River Valley, 39-33 for sectional title

JACKSON, Ohio — For the Raiders, 32 minutes were just two too many.The no. 10 seed River Valley boys basketball team held a three-point lead ove...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Safford, Smith fall in AA finals

Safford, Smith fall in AA finals

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A good beginning, followed by a tough ending.Point Pleasant finished Saturday with a .500 record in four matches, but the tw...

February 26th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Fahmy recognized through ‘Super Doc Program’

Fahmy recognized through ‘Super Doc Program’

Holzer has initiated a program to recognize outstanding physicians within our health system. Patient feedback is gathered at each location regarding t...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Canady and Robbins join OVBC and OVB Boards

Canady and Robbins join OVBC and OVB Boards

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Jeffrey E. Smith, chairman of the board, announced the election of Kimberly A. Canady and Edward J. Robbins to the Boards of ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Attorney General reaches settlement in funeral home lawsuit

Attorney General reaches settlement in funeral home lawsuit

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced a funeral home and its owners will be forced to discontinue a significant...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


RCBI teams with W.Va. Guard to expand economic opportunity

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) has joined forces with the West Virginia Army National Guard on a new initiative to expand adv...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Gallipolis Rotary Club news

Gallipolis Rotary Club news

Rotary District 6690 Foundation Fund Raising Chair Gary Vaughn was invited to Gallipolis to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Rotary Foundation.V...

February 21st, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Kiss the Son

Kiss the Son

Her eyes sparkled with light tears. She smiled softly. She said “Yes!” passionately. Then, right there in the restaurant, she came over an...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Transfiguration SundayMatthew 17:1-8

Transfiguration SundayMatthew 17:1-8

This Sunday is a special Sunday with a big word for the title: Transfiguration Sunday. Transfiguration means a complete change in form or appearance i...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


There is no fear in love

There is no fear in love

I was recently working on a series of devotions and happened to be reading from 1 John 4:18, “There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts o...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Bruce Lee Deal

EVANS, W.Va. — Bruce Lee Deal, 38, of Evans, W.Va., died Thursday, February 16, 2017.Service will be Friday, February 24, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Fly your kite whatever age

Fly your kite whatever age

Creating a simple life can be complicated. “Enjoy the simple pleasures,” is a common phrase encouraging us to cut out the excess, yet know...

February 20th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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