NEWS


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Man in custody after reportedly shooting wife
GDC supporters rally against layoffs

GDC supporters rally against layoffs

GALLIPOLIS — Gallipolis Developmental Center client families, workers, local government officials and supporters gathered Thursday in Gallipolis...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Smith seeks to keep commission seat

Smith seeks to keep commission seat

GALLIPOLIS — Republican incumbent candidate and current Gallia County Board of Commissioners Vice-President David Smith says guarding the county...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


City discusses police levy with public

City discusses police levy with public

GALLIPOLIS — Gallipolis city officials and Gallipolis Police Chief Jeff Boyer said that should the public safety levy pass in November, they wou...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Danner runs for county commissioner

Danner runs for county commissioner

GALLIPOLIS — Independent candidate Mark Danner said he believes a county commissioner’s ultimate job is being able to facilitate the needs...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Peoples Bank raises $54K for food banks

MARIETTA, Ohio — Peoples Bank customers, vendors and employees recently raised $54,730 for local food banks in Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky....

September 21st, 2016 |  


Tri-state area McDonald’s offers teacher appreciation programs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Local McDonald’s restaurants are partnering with schools in the community.McDonald’s of the tri-state will be ac...

September 21st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Southern runs at Bob Reall

Lady Rockets sweep River Valley

BIDWELL, Ohio — The Lady Raiders are certainly glad that week is over.The River Valley volleyball team suffered its third straight-games loss in...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Meigs takes 5th at ZT Invite

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The Meigs High School golf team was one of 13 clubs competing in Saturday’s Zane Trace Invitational tournament —...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Blue Devils blank Defenders, 9-0

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio —Truth be told, this wasn’t unexpected.The Gallia Academy High School soccer squad completed the season sweep of the Ohio...

September 26th, 2016 |  


RedStorm rallies to edge Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky. — Jorge Guinovart’s goal with 3:00 left to play snapped a second half tie and lifted the University of Rio Grande to a 2-1 w...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Blue Devils win 2nd straight OVC title

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — Simply put, the Blue Devils are two-for-two in the Ohio Valley Conference.That’s because the Gallia Academy High School...

September 26th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Gallia issues 9/11 proclamation

Gallia issues 9/11 proclamation

The Gallia County Board of Commissioners adopted a proclamation Thursday in remembrance of 9/11. Pictured, from left, are Gallipolis Police Officer. C...

September 10th, 2016 |  


AAA7 sponsors Medicare presentation Sept. 15

GALLIPOLIS — Are you a Medicare beneficiary? Want to learn more about Medicare and how the Medicare Annual Coordinated Election Period can work ...

September 10th, 2016 |  


Awards presented at AAA7 appreciation brunch

PORTSMOUTH — Giving thanks. That was common place at this year’s Area Agency on Aging District 7 annual Appreciation Brunch at the Souther...

September 9th, 2016 |  


‘WoodmenLife’ assists Boy Scouts

‘WoodmenLife’ assists Boy Scouts

WoodmenLife Representative Brandon Sweeney is pictured with Chapter President Jim Workman and Vice President Roxanne Workman as they present an Americ...

September 7th, 2016 updated: September 7th, 2016. |  


Pig roast and auction

Pig roast and auction

Prosecuting Attorney Jeff Adkins recently conducted a pig roast and auction at the Elks farm. In the photo, he’s delivering a basket of goodies ...

August 29th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Are we building up or tearing down?

Are we building up or tearing down?

One of the values of the wonderful book of Proverbs is that the inspired wisdom within often hits quite close to home. We do well to reflect upon the ...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Don’t place trust in wrongful things

Don’t place trust in wrongful things

Have you ever wished you could trade places with someone? If you could trade places with anyone you want, who would you choose?Maybe a movie star or f...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Grass growth is as sneaky as sin

Grass growth is as sneaky as sin

Even though it has not rained much lately, I still have to often mow the grass in my yard. I mowed grass last Saturday, and this following Tuesday had...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Protecting students, taxpayers from charter school fraud

Protecting students, taxpayers from charter school fraud

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education answered my call to strengthen oversight of Ohio’s charter schools and ensure that our tax dollars a...

September 21st, 2016 |  


How to smoke out negative vibes

How to smoke out negative vibes

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Sitting around a campfire, you may hear someone say, “Smoke follows beauty.”It m...

September 19th, 2016 updated: September 19th, 2016. |  


Faulty meme logic is dangerous

Faulty meme logic is dangerous

My phone chirped letting me know someone had sent me a text. As is usually the case it was one of my amazing church members.The text read, “Hey ...

September 19th, 2016 |  


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