NEWS


Learning business first hand

Learning business first hand

OHIO VALLEY — A program which began eight years ago continues to teach today’s youth the ins-and-outs of running a business, as well as fi...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Deputies investigate juvenile drowning

GUYAN TOWNSHIP — Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin confirmed that his office is investigating an apparent juvenile drowning which occurred on ...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Deputies search for escapee

Deputies search for escapee

CHESHIRE — The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Michelle M. Myers, 42, after last seen in Thursday wearing orange striped c...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Children Services Director speaks out on new opioid treatment initiative

GALLIPOLIS — Gallia County Children Services Director Russ Moore was asked to represent 14 southern Ohio counties as Ohio Attorney General Mike ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


URG in talks to potentially acquire Bob Evans Farm

URG in talks to potentially acquire Bob Evans Farm

GALLIPOLIS — With the fate of the Bob Evans Farm in question after Bob Evans Farms, Inc., announced in January it would be splitting its restaur...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Porter bringing new dealership to Pomeroy

Porter bringing new dealership to Pomeroy

POMEROY — Nearly two years after moving from Pomeroy to a new dealership at Rocksprings, Mark Porter will be returning to his former location, b...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


SPORTS


Wildcats outlast Wahama, 7-6

WATERFORD, Ohio — The road to a four-peat now has some potholes.The Wahama baseball team opened league play in heartbreaking fashion Monday nigh...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Lady Knights split doubleheader

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — You win some, you lose some.The Point Pleasant softball team extended its winning streak to five, then suffered its firs...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Lady Knights net pair of wins

Lady Knights net pair of wins

MADISON, W.Va. — A strong way to rebound.After suffering its first match loss of the season Friday night to Ravenswood, the Point Pleasant girls...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Lady Falcons swept by Parkersburg in doubleheader

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A rough way to spend a Saturday.The Wahama softball team lost both games of Saturday’s doubleheader at Class AAA Park...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Vikings sweep South Gallia in opener

AID, Ohio — These numbers simply weren’t on South Gallia’s side.In combining for only four runs, five hits and 13 errors in Saturday...

March 27th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


4:51 pm |    
Vallee recognized by OHSAA
Vallee recognized by OHSAA

Vallee recognized by OHSAA

Dr. Gerald Vallee, pictured at Value City Arena in Columbus this past Saturday, was recognized by the OHSAA during the Division II boys basketball cha...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Camden, Boothe promoted at OVB

Camden, Boothe promoted at OVB

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [NASDAQ: OVBC] Chairman Jeffrey E. Smith recently announced the promotions of Shelly N. Boothe and Ter...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Cadot-Blessing Camp inducts new members

Cadot-Blessing Camp inducts new members

The local Cadot-Blessing Camp #126 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War recently inducted its latest members, Mr. James Dale Walker and his ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Commissioners support Ag Week

Commissioners support Ag Week

The Gallia County Farm Bureau recently meet with the Gallia County Commissioners and presented them each with a basket of locally grown/made items and...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Curry’s 69th anniversary

Curry’s 69th anniversary

The Rev. and Mrs. Charles Curry, of Centenary Road, Gallipolis, celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary on March 14.The couple were married at Peach...

March 17th, 2017 |  


OPINION


2:15 pm |    
Riverfront Reflections
Getting, and staying, on the path

Getting, and staying, on the path

Some time ago, in a personal time of devotion, I was reflecting on the will of God and where it falls in my plans and priorities. I wrote, “The ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Mud pies; John 9:1-14

Mud pies; John 9:1-14

Have you ever made mud pies? I used to make them when I was a child. It’s a little messy, but fun to do. You just mix dirt and water until it is...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


God has left us a witness

God has left us a witness

“Russel’s Teapot” is an argument advanced by the atheist, Bertrand Russell (1872–1970), which states that the burden of proof ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Leave that duck alone!

Leave that duck alone!

I have stated previously about growing up in Wardensville, West Virginia, in Hardy County. We lived in a house right on Trout Run. This particular str...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Love reigns in Ireland

Love reigns in Ireland

My trip to Ireland began with love and ended with a lovely, bittersweet goodbye. It was my honeymoon, after all, and I was swooning before the plane e...

March 20th, 2017 |  


35th annual art show approaching

35th annual art show approaching

Even though somedays with the fluctuating weather, we aren’t sure if Spring is on the way, it’s here according to the calendar and so are ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


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