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A season of sweets
Celebrating MLK Day

Celebrating MLK Day

GALLIPOLIS — The Southeastern Ohio NAACP once again partnered with the University of Rio Grande and RSVP of Ohio Valley to hold a tribute to Dr....

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


Sheriff updates commission on department

Sheriff updates commission on department

POINT PLEASANT — During the recently held Mason County Commission meeting, Sheriff Greg Powers gave a report on the Mason County Sheriff’s...

January 21st, 2019 |  


Marking a piece of history

Marking a piece of history

POMEROY — Exactly 200 years after Meigs County was officially formed, the first of the 12 Bicentennial Markers was unveiled on Monday morning.A ...

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


Suspect in custody following escape

Suspect in custody following escape

MIDDLEPORT — A Gallipolis man being transported from one jail facility to another temporarily escaped the custody of a sheriff’s deputy on...

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


UPDATE: Escaped inmate back in custody

UPDATE: Escaped inmate back in custody

UPDATE: The suspect has been taken into custody.MIDDLEPORT — Local law enforcement officers are searching for an inmate who escaped Monday morni...

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


Deceased identified as Mason County man in Gallia death investigation

Deceased identified as Mason County man in Gallia death investigation

GALLIA COUNTY — Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin reports the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Ohio State Highway...

January 19th, 2019 updated: January 21st, 2019. |  


SPORTS


Blue Devils sweep Rock Hill, 58-34

PEDRO, Ohio — They finished what they started.The Gallia Academy boys basketball team outscored host Rock Hill by a 38-14 margin in the first an...

January 23rd, 2019 |  


OVCS avenges Lady Cats, 36-20

OVCS avenges Lady Cats, 36-20

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Apparently the weather warmed up enough to go for a run after halftime.The Ohio Valley Christian girls basketball team overca...

January 23rd, 2019 |  


Lady Tigers tame Gallia Academy, 60-24

CENTENARY, Ohio — Those offensive struggles.The Gallia Academy girls basketball team was held to single digits in each of the four quarters as v...

January 22nd, 2019 |  


Lady Raiders sweep Southern, 44-30

Lady Raiders sweep Southern, 44-30

BIDWELL, Ohio — Some victories both ways around.Visiting Southern closed the gap, but the River Valley girls basketball team still managed to ea...

January 22nd, 2019 |  


Lady Marauders march past Eastern, 61-35

Lady Marauders march past Eastern, 61-35

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — Snapping their skid with a vengeance.The Meigs girls basketball team led wire-to-wire en route to a 61-35 victory over non-c...

January 22nd, 2019 |  


LIFE


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Local 4-H member recognized

College News and Notes

Local Cedarville University Students Named to Dean’s List CEDARVILLE — The following local Cedarville University students were named to De...

January 22nd, 2019 |  


CEOS County Council meets

The Mason County Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) met at the court house Annex on Jan. 8 with the Camp Conley Club hosting the meeting.Ma...

January 21st, 2019 |  


Democrats donate to food banks

Democrats donate to food banks

Food donations were made recently to the Cross Light of Hope Food Bank in Ashton, by the Mason County Democratic Women’s Organization and the Ma...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Pleasant CEOS Club meets

The Pleasant Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) Club met at the court house annex on Jan. 10 with Frankie Bumgarner serving as hostess.Afte...

January 18th, 2019 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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We felt like we knew them
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Offer we couldn’t refuse

From the state capitol: Legislative update

While bills to expand broadband Internet access to rural areas, and to provide grants and other incentives to encourage students to attend community a...

January 21st, 2019 |  


Get busy paying attention

Get busy paying attention

I have been looking for inspiration for another article here recently. I like my articles or stories to have meaning, and for that to happen I feel th...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Improving the education system

Improving the education system

There is no greater responsibility of state government than to provide a thorough education for our children. Thomas Jefferson felt so strongly about ...

January 18th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: The opportunity God has given us

Search the Scriptures: The opportunity God has given us

In Galatians 5:1, the apostle Paul counsels his readers, and us, saying, “For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not s...

January 17th, 2019 |  


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 |  


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