NEWS


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Sheriff encourages boating safety this summer

Sheriff encourages boating safety this summer

GALLIPOLIS — Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning asks the public to remember safety this boating season as fishing tournaments and water enthusia...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Undergrads work on biomedical research at Marshall

Undergrads work on biomedical research at Marshall

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Seventeen undergraduate students from 10 institutions are spending part of their summer conducting biomedical research in Ma...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Body found in Portland gravel pit

PORTLAND, Ohio — The body of a West Virginia man was discovered Sunday in a gravel pit of a Meigs County business. The body of Brandon M. Lupardu...

June 20th, 2016 updated: June 21st, 2016. |  


PVH honors its own at annual luncheon

PVH honors its own at annual luncheon

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — At Pleasant Valley Hospital’s 2016 Employee Awards Luncheon, nearly 70 employees were honored for five or more yea...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Queen hopeful donates to ‘Pennies’

Queen hopeful donates to ‘Pennies’

Alexis Wothe, Gallipolis River Recreation Scholarship Pageant contestant, donates $250 to the Pennies for Protection cause working on its third bullet...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Mid-Ohio Valley Amateur Radio Club Field Day set

GALLIPOLIS — Residents are invited to try their hand at operating a ham radio and enjoying a cookout, when members of the Mid-Ohio Valley Amateu...

June 18th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Dave Gray named OHSAA Interim Commissioner

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Former OHSAA Board of Directors President Dave Gray has been named Interim Commissioner of the Ohio High School Athletic Associ...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Public encouraged to help Monarch butterflies

Public encouraged to help Monarch butterflies

This fall your local soil and water conservation districts will be doing their part to help monarch butterflies and other pollinator species, and your...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Wahama’s Rachel Roque signs with OU-C softball

Wahama’s Rachel Roque signs with OU-C softball

MASON, W.Va. — A taste of success only makes the hunger for it that much greater.After leading the Wahama softball team to the regional tourname...

June 17th, 2016 |  


Cochran, Roque help victorious South in all-star game

Cochran, Roque help victorious South in all-star game

BUFFALO, W.Va. — Two out of three ain’t bad, especially when you don’t even lose the third.The South All-Star Team — which fea...

June 16th, 2016 |  


OHSAA sets football playoff regions for 2016

OHSAA sets football playoff regions for 2016

To make it easy, whatever region your school competed in last year, just add two.That’s because, per the Ohio High School Athletic Association&#...

June 16th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Hot Summer Nights continues
Elks present cerebral palsy grants

Elks present cerebral palsy grants

Richard Borton, Exalted Ruler of Gallipolis Elks Lodge 107, and Nelson Dray, cerebral palsy chairman for the Gallipolis Elks, presented cerebral palsy...

June 18th, 2016 |  


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 |  


Bank awards Gallia grad $1K scholarship

Bank awards Gallia grad $1K scholarship

PATRIOT — Peoples Bancorp Foundation, a nonprofit corporation formed to make donations in Peoples Bank market areas, awarded recent Gallia Acade...

June 18th, 2016 |  


GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Gun Club conducted its annual Officer of the Year dinner June 2. There were 94 Gallia County officers, judges and...

June 17th, 2016 |  


Neff Pediatric Fund supporters

Neff Pediatric Fund supporters

The Earl Neff Pediatric Fund at Holzer is supported by area businesses and organizations. The pediatric fund, in existence for more than 45 years, has...

June 17th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Let me tell you about my grandpaw

Let me tell you about my grandpaw

One of our daughters-in-law, Jessica, led her two oldest children, Kinsley and Zaven, into sending to me a grandpaw recognition for Father’s Day...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Summer break shouldn’t mean going hungry

Summer break shouldn’t mean going hungry

For children across Ohio, summer break is beginning, and for many families that means vacations and summer camps and barbeques.But for too many, it al...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


The beautiful, deadly ocean

The beautiful, deadly ocean

It’s Monday, the first full day of a weeklong vacation at Myrtle Beach, and the ocean is sparkling and inviting. Children laugh as they bob in t...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Getting comfortable at 35,000 feet

Getting comfortable at 35,000 feet

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.I’m high on a plane — 35,000 feet high that is, and cozy with my coffee and my b...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Social Security benefits citizens outside U.S.

Over half a million people who live outside the United States receive some kind of Social Security benefit, including retired and disabled workers, as...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Words have great power for good, bad

Words have great power for good, bad

When we are kids, we are told that sticks and stones may break bones, but words can never hurt us.As we get older, we realize just how wrong this is.W...

June 16th, 2016 |  


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