Mason County Memories: Hokoleskwa…also known as Chief Cornstalk

Mason County Memories: Hokoleskwa…also known as Chief Cornstalk

That is the name the Shawnee Confederacy knew him by. We know him by a different name, Chief Cornstalk.Little is known of Cornstalk’s early life...

November 8th, 2019 |  


Local parades ‘in step’ with honoring veterans

Local parades ‘in step’ with honoring veterans

OHIO VALLEY — Parades honoring veterans take place in both Point Pleasant and Gallipolis in November.Last Saturday, the annual AMVETS Post #2 Ve...

November 7th, 2019 |  


Reflecting on Vietnam, 50 years later

Reflecting on Vietnam, 50 years later

(Editor’s note: To coincide with Ohio Valley Publishing’s annual “Salute to Veterans” special edition found inside this newspa...

November 7th, 2019 |  



Gallia grad to speak at USMC 244th Birthday Ball

Gallia grad to speak at USMC 244th Birthday Ball

OHIO VALLEY — Vietnam Veterans of America, Tri-State Chapter 949 announces its Chapter President Ron Wroblewski has been asked to speak at the U...

November 7th, 2019 |  


Putting their heads together for ‘Wounded Warrior’

Putting their heads together for ‘Wounded Warrior’

MASON, W.Va. — Most people support our U.S. troops and veterans, but how far would they be willing to go to show that support?Three members of t...

November 7th, 2019 |  


The story behind Civil War Medal of Honor recipient

The story behind Civil War Medal of Honor recipient

(Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in a 2017 edition fo the Gallipolis Daily Tribune. It appears here to remind readers of the sacri...

November 7th, 2019 |  


Remembering the divided and reunited

Remembering the divided and reunited

GALLIA COUNTY — Gallia County is unique from much of Ohio in that it once sat on the line of the Union and Confederacy during the American Civil...

November 7th, 2019 |  


Paying tribute on the battlefield

Paying tribute on the battlefield

MEIGS COUNTY — For William Charles Brewer it was a trip 20 years in the making and one he did to honor his late brother, James.James Brewer serv...

November 7th, 2019 |  


Serving together as a family

Serving together as a family

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio — It is often said that when a person is in the military, the family at home serves as well. This includes children, a spouse...

November 7th, 2019 |  


A cook-striker’s lament

A cook-striker’s lament

When the clock rolls around to four,You jump out of bed and run to the door.You get to the galley still sleepy and tired,You think of the rating you s...

November 7th, 2019 |