NEWS


URG invites Appalachian College speaker

URG invites Appalachian College speaker

RIO GRANDE — The fall 2016 semester at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College kicked off last week with the start of clas...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Meigs, Gallia jobless rates reported

OHIO VALLEY — Meigs County is currently ranked second in the state when it comes to unemployment rates, according to the latest numbers released...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Outreach Center seeks community support

Outreach Center seeks community support

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis Outreach Center is asking the public for support in the form of either donations in the form of furniture or applian...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Patriot man to serve 18 months in prison

Patriot man to serve 18 months in prison

GALLIPOLIS — Jessie Collins, 66, of Patriot, recently pleaded guilty in Gallia County Court of Common Pleas to trafficking oxycodone.Collins was...

August 27th, 2016 |  


32 FT jobs eliminated at Gallipolis Developmental Center

32 FT jobs eliminated at Gallipolis Developmental Center

GALLIPOLIS — Officials with the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities said Friday they are eliminating 32 full-time positions from the G...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 28th, 2016. |  


City man sentenced to 2 years for evidence tampering

City man sentenced to 2 years for evidence tampering

GALLIPOLIS — Anthony Wroblewski, 20 of Gallipolis, pleaded guilty Tuesday to tampering with evidence and was sentenced to two years in a state p...

August 25th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


2:10 am |    
Lady Marauders net 1st win
Bulldogs top Blue Devils, 6-2

Bulldogs top Blue Devils, 6-2

CENTENARY, Ohio — This time, the Blue Devils couldn’t stage a comeback bid against a former Southeastern Ohio Athletic League foe.ThatR...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Defenders win in 4 over Covenant

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. — It might have been a slow start on Monday night, but for the Ohio Valley Christian School volleyball team — it was th...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Meigs golf wins another TVC Ohio match

JACKSON, Ohio — More of the same from the Marauders.The Meigs golf team clinched its third consecutive league victory during the third Tri-Valle...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Vikings rally past Rebels in 5 sets

Vikings rally past Rebels in 5 sets

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — South Gallia did dig deep to rally from a late third-set deficit to take a two-games-to-one lead.However, the visiting Symme...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Southern sweeps Raiders

Southern sweeps Raiders

RACINE, Ohio — It’s always important to head into league play with momentum.The Southern volleyball made the most of its final non-confere...

August 30th, 2016 updated: August 30th, 2016. |  


LIFE


6:13 pm |    
Pig roast and auction
Gallia retited teachers receive volunteer awards

Gallia retited teachers receive volunteer awards

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Retired Teachers met Aug. 11 at Bossard Memorial Library in Gallipolis.The meeting was called to order by Preside...

August 26th, 2016 |  


St. Louis Church hosts 22nd spaghetti dinner

St. Louis Church hosts 22nd spaghetti dinner

GALLIPOLIS — Italy once again comes to St. Louis Church between 4-8 p.m. Saturday, featuring a spaghetti dinner with homemade sauce, meatballs, ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


New Lions members

New Lions members

The Gallipolis Lions Club inducted three new members at its weekly meeting. Megan and Tommy Saunders were pinned by Lion Jeri Howell. Also present was...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Little Mister and Miss receive cash award

Little Mister and Miss receive cash award

Pictured, from left, are 2016 Little Miss Gallia County Ryleigh Shafer, Loan Central employee Jasmine McClanahan and 2016 Little Mister Gallia County ...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Elks award $1,000 scholarships

GALLIPOLIS — The Past Exalted Ruler’s Association of Gallipolis Elks Lodge 107 has selected the following high school graduates for a $1,0...

August 20th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Value of journalism to the internet

For most folks, the demise of the blogging website Gawker meant only Terry Gene Bollea won his lawsuit and millions of dollars in a judgement.Hulk Hog...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Don’t lose sight of progress

Friday’s announcement of jobs cuts at Gallipolis Development Center was bad news. There’s no other way to describe it.It is sometimes easy...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Benefits of acknowledging the sin nature

Benefits of acknowledging the sin nature

Twelve years without sugar. That has been the response of a very dear friend of mine to a meeting he had with his doctor 12 years ago. As the doctor s...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Flood victim extends thanks to Gallia residents

Dear Editor:My son, Cole, is a 4-year-old preschool student at Clay Elementary School in Clay, W.Va. Although he wasn’t tragically affected by t...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Are you waiting expectantly on God?

Are you waiting expectantly on God?

My children, when they were little, often demonstrated a mastery of articulating what I have found myself thinking or feeling when words would fail me...

August 25th, 2016 |  


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