NEWS


RXQ Compounding expanding in Albany

RXQ Compounding expanding in Albany

ALBANY — An Albany-area business is expanding, bringing additional jobs to the region.Founded in 2014 by local pharmacist and businessman Ed Zat...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Riding for a cause

Riding for a cause

RUTLAND TWP. — Nearly 150 people gathered near Rutland this weekend to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.The 23rd annu...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Logan man indicted for murder of wife

LOGAN — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Hocking County Prosecutor Benjamin E. Fickel announced, in a news release on Wednesday afternoon, ...

September 19th, 2018 updated: September 19th, 2018. |  


Munchkin City opens in Middleport

Munchkin City opens in Middleport

MIDDLEPORT — “There’s no place like home … except Munchkin City”That is the motto for the new Munchkin City Day Care whi...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Vallee receives Dorothy Royce Award

Vallee receives Dorothy Royce Award

Each year, the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice recognizes outstanding individuals for the exemplary service and care they provide. The dedicati...

September 19th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Blue Devils pound Portsmouth, 34-7

CENTENARY, Ohio — Power running at its finest.The Gallia Academy football team carried the ball 59 times and chalked up 333 yards on Friday nigh...

September 22nd, 2018 |  


Meigs halts Lady Raiders

Meigs halts Lady Raiders

BIDWELL, Ohio — What goes around, comes around.The Meigs volleyball team — which dropped a five-game decision to River Valley on Aug. 28 &...

September 22nd, 2018 |  


Meigs doubles up Raiders, 42-21

Meigs doubles up Raiders, 42-21

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — Despite the delay, the Marauders and Raiders played.The Meigs and River Valley football team battled the elements prior to t...

September 22nd, 2018 |  


Point Pleasant pushes past Panthers, 41-34

Point Pleasant pushes past Panthers, 41-34

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. —Big Blacks make big plays.Whether it was an eight-yard touchdown run to tie the game just before the half, a 14-yard scor...

September 22nd, 2018 |  


Eastern denies Rebels, 14-13

Eastern denies Rebels, 14-13

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — Inside of a minute to go and clinging to a one point lead, the Eastern defense came up big during Friday’s 14-13 Ho...

September 22nd, 2018 |  


LIFE


Main Street Baptist Church welcomes Pastor Rob Grady

Main Street Baptist Church welcomes Pastor Rob Grady

Pastor Rob Grady has recently been named the new pastor at Main Street Baptist Church.He grew up in Nitro and his walk with Christ began at the age of...

September 4th, 2018 |  


‘Overdose Awareness Day’

Prestera Center is observing ‘Overdose Awareness Day’ today, Aug. 31 at 1 p.m. at Pinecrest at 5600 U.S. Route Sixty East in Huntington.Th...

August 30th, 2018 |  


Point Pleasant Writers Guild to host Sandy Tritt

According to Sandy Tritt’s biography on her website “Inspiration for Writers, Inc.,” she is the founder and CEO of Inspiration for W...

August 29th, 2018 |  


Kincaid Family Reunion held

Kincaid Family Reunion held

The third annual reunion of the family of Wayne and Margaret Kincaid was held Aug. 19 at the home of their son, Eddie. After a potluck meal, the after...

August 27th, 2018 |  


Farley wedding

Farley wedding

Rebecca Lee Sturm, daughter of Larry and the late Florence Sturm of Pedlar Mills, Va., married Lesley Wilson Farley, son of Paul R. Farley and the lat...

August 24th, 2018 |  


OPINION


God’s Kids Korner: Who’s the Greatest?

God’s Kids Korner: Who’s the Greatest?

One day, we hear in Mark 9:33-37, that the disciples were walking along the road with Jesus, and they began arguing among themselves. Jesus overheard ...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: A Message to Coffee Mugs

Teen testimony: A Message to Coffee Mugs

As an avid coffee drinker, I know what makes a good cup of coffee. It all begins with a good brand of coffee grounds. I prefer McDonald’s. Then,...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Search the Scriptures: Where are you walking?

Search the Scriptures: Where are you walking?

One of the metaphors used throughout the Bible, and one perhaps not fully appreciated by our modern sensibilities is that of “walking.”Con...

September 20th, 2018 |  


No news is okay, for a little while

No news is okay, for a little while

Through reasons that were beyond our control, we were without telephone or Internet service for a few days last week. It began late on a Friday aftern...

September 15th, 2018 |  


September Veterans of the Month

Our veterans of the month are Jimmy Carter, United States Navy, and Calvin Minnis, United States Army.These civilians, Jimmy Carter and Calvin Minnis,...

September 15th, 2018 |  


A ‘community’ is just a ‘place’ if the newspaper dies

A ‘community’ is just a ‘place’ if the newspaper dies

“You don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.” The old adage came to mind as I thought about my local newspaper ...

September 15th, 2018 updated: September 17th, 2018. |  


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