NEWS


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Death investigation underway in Gallia
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The Great Salt Bend
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A different kind of service
FRN discusses upcoming events

FRN discusses upcoming events

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Family Resource Network (FRN) recently met discussing upcoming events within the organization.Bree Ramey, from...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Students and science: Mobile Ag Education Science Lab visits

Students and science: Mobile Ag Education Science Lab visits

POINT PLEASANT — Students at a local elementary school have had an exciting week filled with science and hands-on learning.Point Pleasant Interm...

January 16th, 2019 |  


This week in the House of Delegates

This week in the House of Delegates

CHARLESTON — Yesterday was the eighth day of the legislative session with the following agenda items slated for the House of Delegates to consid...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Coalition discusses SADD chapters

Coalition discusses SADD chapters

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Prevention Coalition (MCPC) recently met discussing updates of the local Students Against Destructive Decision...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Rice makes top 15 at WVAFF

Rice makes top 15 at WVAFF

POINT PLEASANT — A local pageant queen recently ranked in the top 15 at the West Virginia Association of Fair and Festivals (WVAFF) Pageant held...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Fire damages home in Hartford

Fire damages home in Hartford

HARTFORD — A two-story house was heavily damaged by fire Saturday night in the Town of Hartford, according to a spokesman from the New Haven and...

January 14th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Big Blacks win WSAZ title
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GA pummels Panthers, 68-57

Lancers nip Eastern, 59-57 OT

STEWART, Ohio — An unfortunate feeling of déjà vu.The Eastern boys basketball team — which fell by two points at Wahama on Tuesd...

January 19th, 2019 |  


Tornadoes trip up Belpre, 69-57

RACINE, Ohio — What a difference two weeks can make.The Southern boys basketball team — which dropped a 66-48 decision at Belpre on Jan. 4...

January 19th, 2019 |  


Rebels sweep White Falcons, 63-40

Rebels sweep White Falcons, 63-40

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — Somewhat of a balanced approach.The South Gallia boys basketball team had four players reach double figures and led by doubl...

January 19th, 2019 |  


Alexander rallies past Marauders, 54-41

Alexander rallies past Marauders, 54-41

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — After 15 minutes of play, the Spartans flipped a switch.The Meigs boys basketball team led by 15 points with a minute left i...

January 19th, 2019 |  


Lady Rebels sweep Southern, 48-21

RACINE, Ohio — Turnovers and rebounds decide yet another one.The South Gallia girls basketball team outrebounded Tri-Valley Conference Hocking D...

January 18th, 2019 |  


LIFE


4:03 pm |    
Local 4-H member recognized

Marshall food pantry open to federal employees

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University’s Department of Dietetics will open the doors to its food pantry beginning Saturday, Jan. 19, to f...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Gallia Chamber’s annual awards banquet Jan. 24

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia Chamber of Commerce has announced local businesses and organizations that will be honored at its upcoming 82nd annual Me...

January 16th, 2019 |  


OVBC announces cash dividend

GALLIPOLIS — On Jan. 15, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common share payable on ...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Camp Conley CEOS news

The Camp Conley CEOS Club had a busy holiday season. Just before Thanksgiving, the members met on Nov. 20, 2018 at the First Church of God. Becky Haer...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Arvon promoted to officer

Arvon promoted to officer

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Austin P. Arvon was recently promoted to assistant cashier, senior credit analyst. With the promotion, he will continue to wo...

January 9th, 2019 |  


OPINION


4:04 pm |    
Get busy paying attention
This is where it gets interesting

This is where it gets interesting

“And the ass saw the angel of the Lord standing in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand: and the ass turned aside out of the way, and went i...

January 17th, 2019 |  


A Hunger for More: God’s aim continues to be unity

A Hunger for More: God’s aim continues to be unity

Every Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Americans all over this nation pause and reflect on the life and message of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The subj...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Cross Words: Discipleship… Jesus chooses the unlikely

Cross Words: Discipleship… Jesus chooses the unlikely

Last week, I wrote about the origin of discipleship. It’s called salvation. My prayer is for everyone to know Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. B...

January 17th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: A wedding miracle – John 2: 1-11

God’s Kids Korner: A wedding miracle – John 2: 1-11

Many weddings today are big events where lots of people attend. There is the wedding ceremony, and then there is the wedding reception usually where a...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Do your job!

Do your job!

Most of those who read my column work: paid employment, volunteer work, tasks around the house and yard – work, if left undone – would cre...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Treasures in the trash

Treasures in the trash

I guess you could call me a hoarder, at least when it comes to memorabilia and clothes. I don’t feel like the label fits, but my wife keeps tell...

January 15th, 2019 |  


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