NEWS


Gallia men charged with 30 counts of felony juvenile sexual assault

RIO GRANDE — Three Gallia County men have been indicted on a combined 30 felony charges of sexual assault on two juvenile girls.Ohio Attorney Ge...

September 26th, 2016 updated: September 26th, 2016. |  


Man in custody after reportedly shooting wife

Man in custody after reportedly shooting wife

PORTER — Police took a Gallia County man into custody Sunday evening after he reportedly shot his wife during a domestic altercation in the Port...

September 25th, 2016 updated: September 26th, 2016. |  


Former WVa governor attends local roundtable

Former WVa governor attends local roundtable

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — One of West Virginia’s former governors returned to Mason County this week, not to ask for votes but to talk educa...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Vance pleads guilty to criminal simulation

Vance pleads guilty to criminal simulation

GALLIPOLIS — A Gallia County woman pleaded guilty to a criminal simulation charge Thursday in the Gallipolis Municpal Court involving allegation...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Police seize drugs on 2nd Avenue

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis police and agents with the Gallia-Meigs Major Crimes Task force arrested a Gallia County man after seizing several i...

September 24th, 2016 |  


ODOT: Keep political signs off highway right-of-way

MARIETTA — During the campaign season, many public and private entities like to show their political support by putting up candidate signs.But t...

September 24th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Cats fall to Covenant
GA, RV host Homecoming games

GA, RV host Homecoming games

Fairland Dragons (0-5, 0-2) at Gallia Academy Blue Devils (0-5, 0-2)Last Week: Fairland lost to Rock Hill 48-6, in Pedro; Gallia Academy lost to Ports...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Point hosts Patriots on Homecoming

Point hosts Patriots on Homecoming

Parkersburg South Patriots (2-3) at Point Pleasant Big Blacks (5-0)Last Week: Parkersburg South defeated John Marshall 44-12, in Glen Dale; Point Plea...

September 29th, 2016 |  


‘Does face Fed Hock on Homecoming

‘Does face Fed Hock on Homecoming

Federal Hocking Lancers (0-5, 0-4) at Southern Tornadoes (5-0, 3-0)Last Week: Federal Hocking lost to Wahama 20-0, in Stewart; Southern defeated Belpr...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Raiders win Meigs Invitational

Raiders win Meigs Invitational

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — The River Valley boys and Vinton County girls came away with top honors Wednesday night during the running of the 2016 Meigs...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Tornadoes advance to district golf meet

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Before the rain swept across Chillicothe on Wednesday, the Tornadoes took their turn first.That’s because the Southern...

September 29th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Smeltzer attends IRS seminar

GALLIPOLIS — William Oran Smeltzer, of W. Oran Smeltzer Income Tax and Accounting, of Gallipolis, recently attended the Internal Revenue Service...

September 17th, 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 |  


Wright re-elected to state retiree board

Wright re-elected to state retiree board

GALLIPOLIS — Floyd Wright, president of AFSCME Retiree Subchapter 102 of Gallia and Jackson counties, was re-elected to a third term last month ...

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. |  


OPINION


Prepare wisely to meet God

Prepare wisely to meet God

It is an awesome prospect about meeting God. But, people tend to not give it much serious consideration until life, limb or well-being is threatened.W...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Job creation is happening all around us

Last month, we wrote that although it’s easy to see all of the things that are not going well in our communities, we sometimes fail to see the m...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Police and skunks deserve admiration

Police and skunks deserve admiration

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.You reach into a bag of apples often enough and you eventually will pull out a rotting one. ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Respect for men, women in blue

Respect for men, women in blue

Emotion and writing is such a volatile mixture.Succumb fully to emotion and writing becomes ranting; squelch all emotion and writing becomes a barren ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


With God, things are always as they seem

With God, things are always as they seem

Currents of popular opinion sweep about us like whitewater waves swirling down the narrow ravine of everyday living.They threaten to sweep us off our ...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


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 |  


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