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Katelyn Beaver named new Miss Gallia County

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GALLIPOLIS — The look on Katelyn Beaver’s face the moment they called her name on the main stage at the Gallia County Fair was one of those priceless moments.“I thought they must have said someone else’s name,” she said shortly after throngs of friends and relatives finished snapping dozens of photographs of her in her new royal regalia. “I wasn’t expecting it.”She had just been named 2014 Miss Gallia County.


Looking ahead at the 2014 football season

The countdown is on.In less than four weeks, the 2014 high school football season kicks off in both Ohio and West Virginia as nine area teams take aim at winning league championships and qualifying for the postseason.Three Ohio Valley Publishing schools — Point Pleasant (11-1), Wahama (10-2) and Southern (8-3) — qualified for the playoffs a year ago, with SHS being the only squad to not win its opening round matchup.Two more schools — Meigs (...

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2014 Gallia County Football Schedules

GALLIA ACADEMYSeptember29 at Athens, 7:30October5 vs. Chesapeake, 7:3012 at Fairland, 7:3019 at Marietta, 7 p.m.26 at Point Pleasant, 7:30November3 vs. Belfry, 7:3010 vs. Portsmouth, 7 p.m.17 at Warren, 7 p.m.24 at Logan, 7 p.m.31 vs. Jackson, 7 p.m.RIVER VALLEYSepte...

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2014 Mason County Football Schedules

POINT PLEASANTAugust29 at Lincoln County, 7:30September5 at Ripley, 7:3012 vs. Wayne, 7:3019 vs. Logan, 7:3026 vs. Gallia Academy, 7:30October3 vs. Parkersburg South, 7:3010 at Oak Hill, 7:3017 at Ravenswood, 7:3024 vs. Shady Spring, 7:3031 Bye-OpenNovember7 Bye-Open...

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2014 Meigs County Football Schedules

MEIGSAugust29 vs. Coal Grove, 7:30September5 vs. Fairland, 7:3011 vs. Logan, 7:3019 at Vinton County, 7:3026 vs. River Valley, 7:30October3 at Nelsonville-York, 7:3010 vs. Athens, 7:3017 at Ironton, 7:3024 vs. Wellston, 7:3031 at Alexander, 7:30EASTERNAugust...

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Candidate for governor visits Gallia fair

GALLIPOLIS — This year’s Gallia County Junior Fair received a visit from the 2014 Ohio gubernatorial Democrat candidate Ed FitzGerald on Thursday afternoon.FitzGerald, who is also a county executive of Cuyahoga County, continued his “Hometown Tour” with a visit to the Democratic County Party Booth at the fair to discuss his disagreements with Gov. John Kasich and the impact of local government fund cuts with Gallia residents and supporters.

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French Art Colony’s August Exhibit; Avant-Garde Felt Wearables

GALLIPOLIS — Fiber artists Barbara Morejon and Marlene Gruetter will be featured in the French Art Colony Galleries during August. Opening Friday and running through Aug. 31, the exhibit, “Avante-Garde Felt Wearables” blends fashion, sculpture and textile arts into a one-of-a-kind showcase.Marlene Gruetter offers examples of of her Shambolic fashions, a composition of fashions created from recycled silk garments and fine Merino wool in an expression of color, text...

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Man arrested for sexual assault of juvenile

GALLIPOLIS — Yet another area resident has been charged with the sexual assault of a juvenile, according to a release issued by the office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine late Wednesday.Chad A. Swain, 40, at large, has been charged with one count of rape, a felony of the first degree, following an alleged incident that occurred on July 7 of this year.According to a complaint filed with Gallipolis Municipal Court on Wednesday and signed by Agent Evan Hall of th...

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County fair showcases 4-H animals

Overall Supreme Beef Breeding Champion Jordan Johnson participates in the Market Steer Show on Thursday afternoon. Johnson is a member of the 4-H club County To The Core.

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2014 beef breeding judging results

Angus – Overall Breed Class1. Carson Call2. Airika Barr3. Karrington Barr4. Mikayla Pope5. Cody Brumfield6. Airika BarrAOB – Overall Breed Class1. Jordan Johnson2. Jordan Johnson3. Emily Dahse4. Kaylee Lambert5. N/A6. N/AHereford – Overall Breed Class1. Josh Glas...

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Champion Pet Rabbit Junior1st place — $20 Destiny Lemley, Good Times 4-H ClubTie-2nd place — $10 Kaela Sellers, Rodeo Rustlers 4-H Club; Nathan McGuire, Thivener Pioneers 4-H ClubTie-3rd place — $5 Breanna Harrison, Aftershock 4-H Club; Jade Dougles, River Valley All Stars 4-H ClubChampion Pet Rabbit Senior1st place — $20 Debbie Reed - Temperature Rising 4-H Club2nd plac...

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Market and miniature goat judging results

Meat Goat1. Justin Butler2. Reece Butler3. Allie Moore4. Issacc Moss5. Dalton Jones6. Bruce Nolan7. Alyssa Cremeens8. Austin Triplett9. Curtis Haner10. Chloey CampbellFiber Goats 1st place — $20 Darian Miller2nd place — $10 NA3rd place — $5 NAPast Market Showmanship...

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Gallipolis woman accused of stealing $1.5M from dementia sufferer

COLUMBUS — A federal court judge has frozen the assets of a former Gallipolis-based financial adviser amid allegations she conned a 96-year-old nursing home resident out of $1.5 million.Raymond James Financial Services, a Florida-based financial services company, is seeking more than $800,000 from Jo Ellen Fisher, of Gallipolis, a former financial adviser the company claims swindled Edward Martin, 96, of Point Pleasant, who suffers from dementia.Fisher reportedly s...

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Officer shooting case concludes

GALLIPOLIS — Following nearly two years in the local court system, the case against a Gallia County man accused of shooting and seriously injuring a local police officer has concluded.During a hearing held Monday, Cole Creighton Miller, 30, of Gallipolis, was sentenced to a total of 20 years of imprisonment for his actions on the morning of Sept. 24, 2012, that led to Ptl. James Bartels of the Gallipolis Police Department being shot and injured.Appearing in court o...

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Chamber ‘Business of the Month’

The Point Pleasant Register has been named July’s business of the month by the Mason County Area Chamber of Commerce. Pictured are Chamber Board President Richard Walker, Chamber Executive Director Hilda Austin, Civitas Media Content Manager Michael Johnson, Register Reporter Beth Sergent, Civitas Media Manufacturing Director Greg Weatherbee, Register Customer Service Representative Melissa Fields, Chamber Board Members Elizabeth Jones and Terry Pyles.

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Vinton Bean Dinner carries on annual tradition Saturday

VINTON — The Vietnam Memorial Wall recently displayed at the Bob Evans Farms in Rio Grande is a traveling memorial to the fallen soldiers of the Vietnam War.Though virtually unknown, a number of memorials exist in the United States that pay tribute to the heroes of another war, one that was fought in America and considered one of the bloodiest of all wars — the American Civil War.The states of Pennsylvania, Indiana and Ohio all have something in common when i...

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Photos from the 2014 Miss Gallia County Queen Pageant

GALLIPOLIS — Check out these photos from Monday night’s Miss Gallia County Queen Pageant on the main stage of the Gallia County Fair. Katelyn Beaver was crowned 2014 Miss Gallia County.

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Deputies capture home invasion suspect

BIDWELL — After nearly four and half hours on the run, a Meigs County man was apprehened during the early morning hours on Tuesday morning after he allegedly invaded the home of an elderly woman.Ryan E. Kauff, 30, of Middleport, was arrested by Gallia County sheriff’s deputies just after 5:30 a.m. Tuesday after two burglaries and a manhunt that lead deputies throughout the Bidwell area.Kauff is reportedly being charged with two counts of aggravated burglary, ...

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