NEWS


Ohio U. receives $2M ‘POWER’ grant

Ohio U. receives $2M ‘POWER’ grant

ATHENS — Ohio University has received a $2 million grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission’s Partnerships for Opportunities and Wor...

August 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...

August 24th, 2016 |  


New psychologist joins Valley Health

New psychologist joins Valley Health

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. – Dr. Dorothy Boston recently joined Valley Health’s team of providers in Point Pleasant and Gallipolis Ferry.Dr. Bo...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Ohlinger earns PVH Employee of the Month

Ohlinger earns PVH Employee of the Month

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Penny Ohlinger has been named Pleasant Valley Hospital’s Customer Service Employee of the Month for July.Ohlinger ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Emancipation donation

Emancipation donation

Jim’s Farm Equipment recently made a $500 donation to the 2016 Emancipation Celebration event. Pictured, from left, is Emancipation Committee me...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Gallia man charged in Lawrence bank robberies

Gallia man charged in Lawrence bank robberies

IRONTON — Police say a Gallipolis, Ohio, man told detectives he committed two Lawrence County bank robberies to support a drug habit, said Sheri...

August 24th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


BIDWELL, Ohio — This time, the Lady Raiders were on the right end of a four-set affair against a TVC-Hocking squad.That’s because the Rive...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Rebels’ golf tops Trimble, loses to Wildcats

BEVERLY, Ohio — The young South Gallia High School golf team posted its first victory of the season on Thursday, as it competed in another Tri-V...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Poca downs Black Knights, 2-1

Poca downs Black Knights, 2-1

POINT PLEASANT, W. Va. — Chip Wood wasn’t exactly what you could call a happy camper.That’s because his Point Pleasant High School b...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Eagles edge Southern to win tri-match

RAVENSWOOD, W.Va. — The first major chip has fallen in the Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division golf race.The Eastern golf team won key TVC Ho...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Blue Angels open the season with a win

Blue Angels open the season with a win

CENTENARY, Ohio — What a way to start.The Gallia Academy volleyball team — which won it’s first 18 games of 2015 — earned its ...

August 25th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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New Lions members

Elks award $1,000 scholarships

GALLIPOLIS — The Past Exalted Ruler’s Association of Gallipolis Elks Lodge 107 has selected the following high school graduates for a $1,0...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Myers families gather for reunion

PATRIOT — Family and friends gathered for fellowship, wonderful food, and great music on Aug. 14 to celebrate the 98th annual Myers family reuni...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Potter attends conference

Potter attends conference

The Ohio School Boards Association convenes the Legislative Platform Committee each summer in Columbus to develop a legislative platform to submit for...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Ohio State Fair honor

Ohio State Fair honor

Olivia Harrison, a member of the Early Birds 4-H Club, recently competed at the Ohio State Fair during Family Life Day. She received an “Outstan...

August 20th, 2016 |  


Emancipation scholarship awards

Emancipation scholarship awards

The 2016 Emancipation Scholarship recipients are Bryson Payne, Jessica Dotson, Justyce Stout and Grace Rogers. Each received a 1,000 scholarship. Pict...

August 20th, 2016 |  


AEP donates to Emancipation Celebration

AEP donates to Emancipation Celebration

AEP recently made a $3,000 donation to this year’s Gallia County Emancipation Celebration. Pictured, from left, are Emancipation vice president ...

August 20th, 2016 |  


OPINION


‘Preaching Jesus’: A simple, meaningful act

‘Preaching Jesus’: A simple, meaningful act

In the eighth chapter of the book of Acts, we read the first recorded account of the conversion of an individual to Christianity. The individual in qu...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Golf is not up to par for everyone

Golf is not up to par for everyone

Admittedly, I am not the target audience for either live or televised professional golf. I am not a golfer, nor do I have any affinity for the game.Bu...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Every life a mix of good, bad

Every life a mix of good, bad

The only thing we know about people — both people we know from a distance as well as our closest friends — is what we know about them. Wha...

August 24th, 2016 |  


As a whole, Olympics were a success

With all the clamor about how unfit and unready Rio de Janeiro’s was in its role as host of the Olympic Games, many folks read or watched the ne...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Hobo habits that keep me grounded

Hobo habits that keep me grounded

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Hobo’s have always fascinated me — ever since I pranced out the door one trick-o...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Men on the march for same cause

Men on the march for same cause

Both men were on grueling military marches. John marched 130 miles due north to Gettysburg with the 140th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Leigh marched 250 m...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


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