NEWS


7:17 pm
Updated: 7:26 pm. |    
Flooding in Meigs, Mason, Gallia counties
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Shelter pets of the week
Crafters unite for fallen police families

Crafters unite for fallen police families

GALLIPOLIS — With the deaths of a pair of responding Westerville officers last Saturday having rocked the Ohio law enforcement community, one Ga...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Flood waters on the rise… again

Flood waters on the rise… again

OHIO VALLEY — With recent, steady rains (and more forecasted), water levels are predicted to continue to rise along the Ohio River and its tribu...

February 14th, 2018 |  


All day musical event to be held in Pomeroy

All day musical event to be held in Pomeroy

POMEROY — Musical performances by locally known artists will be held all day, at three separate venues this Saturday in downtown Pomeroy.The per...

February 14th, 2018 |  


All day musical event to be held in Pomeroy

All day musical event to be held in Pomeroy

POMEROY — Musical performances by locally known artists will be held all day, at three separate venues this Saturday in downtown Pomeroy.The per...

February 14th, 2018 |  


Celebrating Valentine’s Day with neighbors, friends

Celebrating Valentine’s Day with neighbors, friends

POINT PLEASANT — The residents of Twin Rivers Towers recently had their community room turned into a “ballroom” for some early Valen...

February 13th, 2018 |  


OVP editor named finalist in AP contest

OVP editor named finalist in AP contest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Finalists have been announced in the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors’ 2017 newspaper contest and Ohio Valley Pub...

February 13th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Wahama tames Lady Tigers, 70-34

Wahama tames Lady Tigers, 70-34

MASON, W. Va. — The game was never in doubt.The Wahama girls basketball team opened its Class A Region IV, Section 1 contest on Friday night ver...

February 17th, 2018 |  


RV-Meigs varsity boys game postponed

Due to high water and flooding potential in the surrounding areas, the River Valley at Meigs varsity boys basketball game scheduled for Friday, Feb. 1...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Lady Bison sweep Hannan, 42-33

Lady Bison sweep Hannan, 42-33

ASHTON, W.Va. — Sometimes a few minutes can make all the difference.The Lady Wildcats found themselves deadlocked at 28-all with just over four ...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Wahama whips Lady Defenders, 72-22

Wahama whips Lady Defenders, 72-22

MASON, W.Va. — It had been a long time coming.The Wahama girls basketball team gave Elizabeth Mullins the memory of a lifetime on Thursday as th...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Wahama whips Lady Defenders, 72-22

Wahama whips Lady Defenders, 72-22

MASON, W.Va. — It had been a long time coming.The Wahama girls basketball team gave Elizabeth Mullins the memory of a lifetime on Thursday as th...

February 16th, 2018 |  


LIFE


3:51 pm |    
Petro named vice president
Leon students win writing competition

Leon students win writing competition

Leon Elementary students participated in the Young Writer’s Competition in January. Students wrote stories and competed against other classes in...

February 8th, 2018 |  


New Haven Elementary honor roll continued

NEW HAVEN —New Haven Elementary recognizes students for making honor roll and achieving perfect attendance for the second nine weeks.The followi...

February 7th, 2018 |  


CEOS County Council news

The Mason County Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) met at the Mason County Courthouse Annex on Jan. 9 with the Avalanche Club hosting the ...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Easily access your Social Security benefit statement

GALLIPOLIS — Social Security puts you in control of your finances and future. We have made requesting or replacing your annual Benefit Statement...

February 7th, 2018 |  


Rio Business Majors provide VITA site to community

Rio Business Majors provide VITA site to community

RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande’s Emerson E. Evans School of Business is offering Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) through...

February 7th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Angry, aimless young men

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Your soul is worth it
Groaners should hold to the rule of groaning

Groaners should hold to the rule of groaning

Grandison’s mouth hung slack-jawed. He could not believe what he had just heard the Lord say to him. Grandison had walked up to the judgment sea...

February 15th, 2018 |  


‘This one is for Jesus!’

‘This one is for Jesus!’

Many years ago, our daughter was preparing Valentine Day notes the other day for some of her friends, when she snatched up a “Sleeping Beauty...

February 15th, 2018 |  


‘I wanna be different’

‘I wanna be different’

Identity. It’s a touchy subject. Who or what defines you? Modern culture tends to equate identity with popularity. In other words, our level of ...

February 15th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner : Temptation – A problem word

God’s Kids Korner : Temptation – A problem word

This Sunday is the first Sunday of Lent, the few weeks before Easter when we all are asked to think about how we are living our lives and if we need t...

February 15th, 2018 |  


Why do teachers (state employees) deserve a raise?

There are so many things that have been added to a teacher’s daily routine. Reports that are beyond comprehension. Programs that are constantly ...

February 14th, 2018 updated: February 14th, 2018. |  


Legislative update: Past the halfway point

Legislative update: Past the halfway point

The sixty day 2018 West Virginia Legislative session is just past the half point. I am on the Finance Committee and the vast majority of my time has b...

February 13th, 2018 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA