NEWS


8:01 pm
Updated: 8:11 pm. |    
Meigs Memorial Day Run to return
City pool opens Saturday; talk of adding sprinkler park

City pool opens Saturday; talk of adding sprinkler park

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis Municipal Pool will be opening at noon Saturday and visitors may notice the remains of what was the toddler’s ...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Dogs of the Week

Dogs of the Week

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County K-9 Shelter is always on the lookout to provide adoption opportunities for stray and unwanted dogs. For more info...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Ohio Valley Bank’s Tony Staley will appear on ‘Strictly Business’ cable talk show

RIO GRANDE — OVB’s Tony Staley will be appearing on the cable talk show “Strictly Business” to share tactics that small busine...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Cabela’s King Kat Tournament results

Cabela’s King Kat Tournament results

GALLIPOLIS — The Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail hit the waters of the Ohio and Kanawha rivers May 14 at Gallipolis, where the top 80 t...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Northup crowned first Gallia tourism queen

Northup crowned first Gallia tourism queen

GALLIPOLIS — The first-ever Gallia County Tourism Queen was chosen earlier this month from a pool of six contestants.Rachael Northup, 21, of Gal...

May 24th, 2016 updated: May 24th, 2016. |  


Husted validates Riley’s independent candidacy

GALLIPOLIS — Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted recently voted to break a tie and ultimately approve a petition for a Bidwell woman’s bid ...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Additional scenes from the Class A, Region 4 final

Additional scenes from the Class A, Region 4 final

MASON, W.Va. — On Wednesday night at J.C. Cook Field, the Wahama baseball team defeated Gilmer County by a 7-0 count. The White Falcons seventh ...

May 26th, 2016 |  


15 from OVP named all-SE District baseball

15 from OVP named all-SE District baseball

A total of 15 individuals from the Ohio Valley Publishing area — including half of them from the three smallest schools — have earned all-...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Qualls inks with Berea College

Qualls inks with Berea College

BIDWELL, Ohio — Once she goes off to college, Tianna Qualls will be combining basketball with work.That’s because Qualls, a graduating sen...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Wilcoxons qualify for state tennis after all

Wilcoxons qualify for state tennis after all

ATHENS, Ohio — Indeed, Tuesday was the Wilcoxons’ day of Monopoly.After all, it had to feel like drawing the “Bank Error in Your Fav...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Twyman to play hoops at Davis & Elkins College

Twyman to play hoops at Davis & Elkins College

BIDWELL, Ohio — Adversity has a way of revealing one’s true character.Tyler Twyman’s misfortunes only proved that a lot of people we...

May 25th, 2016 |  


LIFE


4:21 pm |    
Scouts plant flags for vets
Gaul-Hysell Engagement

Gaul-Hysell Engagement

AMANDA — Mr.and Mrs. David Gaul, of Amanda formerly of Chester, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Meredith Rae...

May 21st, 2016 |  


BGSU spring dean’s list announced

BOWLING GREEN —Bowling Green State University has announced the undergraduate students who have been named to the spring semester dean’s l...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Girls Day Social

Girls Day Social

The Bidwell-Porter girl’s luncheon April 24 was coordinated and hosted by Donna (Quickel) Tecson-Smith at the Davis Conference Center, Universit...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Gallia students earn history day nods

COLUMBUS — The Ohio History Day state competition was April 30 at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio.Ohio History Day is an educational ...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Gallipolis resident earns medical degree

GALLIPOLIS — Dane A. Black, of Gallipolis, was among the students who received a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Ohio University̵...

May 14th, 2016 |  


Gaul- Hysell Engagement

Gaul- Hysell Engagement

AMANDA — Mr.and Mrs. David Gaul, of Amanda formerly of Chester, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Meredith Rae...

May 13th, 2016 |  


OPINION


12:27 pm |    
Why will America stay great?
Faith is key to unlock God’s power

Faith is key to unlock God’s power

Do any of you have your own keying?You may have a key to your piggy bank or even house on it. Some of us use keys every day, but today we are going to...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Extra work should equal extra pay

Extra work should equal extra pay

Right now, American workers know they’re working more than ever before and for less pay. Since the 1970s, middle class wages have stagnated, whi...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Get bombed, not bored, with everyday life

Get bombed, not bored, with everyday life

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Blue bubbles hissed in the tub, spritzing and spraying like a giant Alka-Seltzer.I’d j...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


God’s mercy available if we choose to receive it

God’s mercy available if we choose to receive it

In the maelstrom of confusion resulting from our nation’s moral collapse, it can be overwhelming to think that for a child of God, nothing has r...

May 19th, 2016 |  


I have homeostasis, both good and bad

I have homeostasis, both good and bad

I am not sure whether I am contagious or not. But, if I understood my doctor correctly at my recent checkup, I have it. And, if I understand it correc...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Trinity Sunday: One God, three forms

Trinity Sunday: One God, three forms

This Sunday, we celebrate something called the Trinity. It’s another special day in the life of the church that we remember.It’s sort of a...

May 19th, 2016 |  


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