NEWS


Free concert offered by acclaimed saxophonist

GALLIPOLIS — Japanese saxophonist Misato Hanawa and her pianist Naoko Mizugaki will perform at the historic Ariel Opera House on October 27, 201...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Holzer Wound Care Center opens

Holzer Wound Care Center opens

GALLIPOLIS — Holzer Health System supporters and guests attended the opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the system’s new Holzer Wound ...

October 21st, 2019 updated: October 21st, 2019. |  


Prevention coalition updates

Prevention coalition updates

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Prevention Coalition met on Tuesday afternoon with special visitors in attendance discussing the current Stude...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Town of Mason curtails excess spending

Town of Mason curtails excess spending

MASON — Members of the Mason Town Council have vowed to curtail excess spending in an effort to not exceed income during the present fiscal year...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Mason County Memories: Bend Area hauntings

Mason County Memories: Bend Area hauntings

It’s October, and you know what that means! Battle Days, fall colors, harvest festivals, apple cider, pumpkin everything, and of course, Hallowe...

October 18th, 2019 |  


This Week in West Virginia History

This Week in West Virginia History

The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia....

October 18th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


5:55 pm |    
GAHS lands 12 on All-OVC
Lady Eagles win D-3 district title

Lady Eagles win D-3 district title

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Eastern produced seven of the eight local regional qualifiers and one team title on Saturday at the 2019 Division III Southea...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Gallia County sends 9 to D-2 regionals

Gallia County sends 9 to D-2 regionals

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Gallia County had nine athletes qualify for regional competition on Saturday at the 2019 Division II Southeast District Cross...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Ohio Football Prep Polls

DIVISION I1, Mentor (20);8-0;2072, Lakewood St. Edward;7-1;1723, Fairfield (2);8-0;1664, Powell Olentangy Liberty (1);8-0;1415, Cincinnati Elder;7-1;1...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Black Knights roll past Ravenswood, 7-2

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Looking good at just the right time.The Point Pleasant boys soccer team concluded its 2019 regular season campaign on Sa...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Lady Pioneers eliminate Eastern

Lady Pioneers eliminate Eastern

KINNIKINNICK, Ohio — It was quick, but not entirely painless.The Eastern volleyball team reached double digits only once as host Zane Trace roll...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Ohio stops Flashes, 45-38

Ohio stops Flashes, 45-38

ATHENS, Ohio — Back in the win column and back on top of the standings.The Ohio football team bounced back from its Homecoming loss with a 45-38...

October 20th, 2019 |  


LIFE


3:56 pm |    
Writers Guild hosts guests
3:34 pm |    
PPYFL scores, schedule

Managing winter heating costs

Columbia Gas is encouraging customers to prepare for the upcoming winter heating season by taking control of their home energy costs. Assistance is av...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Writers Guild hosts guests

Writers Guild hosts guests

The Point Pleasant Writers Guild had not one, but three guest speakers at its last meeting, Melecio P. Simon, Jr., also known as Dr. Mel, Mea Enrico o...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Livestock report

GALLIPOLIS — The latest livestock report as submitted by United Producers, Inc., 357 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, Ohio, 740-446-9696.Date of Sale: ...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Leon Luckies celebrate ‘National 4-H Week’

Leon Luckies celebrate ‘National 4-H Week’

The Leon Luckies kicked off National 4-H Week, which is from Oct. 6-12, by presenting all Leon Elementary students in grades kindergarten-sixth grades...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Gallia Legislative Town Hall

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Chamber of Commerce, along with Holzer Medical Center, will host the 2019 Gallia County Chamber Legislative Town ...

October 9th, 2019 |  


OPINION


4:09 pm |    
Good to the last bad drop
4:05 pm |    
Grandparents are not cool?
Love doesn’t hurt

Love doesn’t hurt

Have you ever witnessed a dog that has had a traumatic past? Or one that has not been exposed to human kindness and love? Many time’s when one e...

October 21st, 2019 |  


‘There is no right or wrong way to feel’

‘There is no right or wrong way to feel’

From the moment my doctor said I needed a biopsy I became detached. I felt like an observer. I noted the information and scheduled for the procedure l...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ revisited

Search the Scriptures: ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ revisited

It turns out that “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” may be a rather optimistic take on the human condition.Rather than acknowledging the ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


When we do things by The Book

When we do things by The Book

One of the exciting prospects of studying God’s Word is discovery. I often approach Bible study with the prayer, “Lord, what will you let ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Never give up

God’s Kids Korner: Never give up

Can you remember a time when you wanted something? I mean REALLY wanted something so much that you thought you could not live without it? It might hav...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Cross Words: God still requires acceptable worship

Cross Words: God still requires acceptable worship

The book of Leviticus is a challenging read. It’s a detailed history describing the priesthood, offerings, sacrifices, and other laws given by G...

October 17th, 2019 |  


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