Meeting a milestone… Ground broken on new Gallia County Jail

Meeting a milestone… Ground broken on new Gallia County Jail

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — A major milestone in local government, law enforcement and the infrastructure of Gallia County was met on Friday when ground ...

June 4th, 2021 updated: June 4th, 2021. |  


Vaccine incentive lottery opens

Vaccine incentive lottery opens

CHARLESTON — During Thursday’s briefing, Gov. Jim Justice announced the state’s vaccination incentive lottery will officially be cal...

June 4th, 2021 |  


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....

June 4th, 2021 |  



Department of Tourism launches official celebration for the state’s birthday

Department of Tourism launches official celebration for the state’s birthday

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Tourism today announced the launch of the official celebration for the state’s birthday on Ju...

June 4th, 2021 |  


8 new COVID-19 cases reported… Final ‘OVP COVID Update’

8 new COVID-19 cases reported… Final ‘OVP COVID Update’

Editor’s Note: This will be Ohio Valley Publishing’s final, regular COVID-19 update as cases continue to decline and restrictions are lift...

June 4th, 2021 |  


Christian named ‘River Rec’ grand marshal… Parade registration deadline June 11

GALLIPOLIS — With less than a month before the Gallipolis River Recreation Festival returns, plans are underway for “River Rec’sR...

June 4th, 2021 |  


Search warrant yields suspected drugs, money, arrests

Search warrant yields suspected drugs, money, arrests

CHESHIRE, Ohio — Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin reports a search warrant served on a residence in the Village of Cheshire yielded suspected...

June 4th, 2021 |  


West Virginia lawmakers to begin special session next week

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has called a special session of the Legislature aimed at allocating federal COVID-19 rel...

June 4th, 2021 |  


Mason County Memories… Building a new state

Mason County Memories… Building a new state

It has been 62 years since a new state was admitted to the Union (Alaska and Hawaii in 1959), 109 years since one was formed out of the contiguous Uni...

June 4th, 2021 |  


Free Father’s Day concert planned in Mason

Free Father’s Day concert planned in Mason

MASON — A free Father’s Day concert will be held in Mason, hosted by the Mason Circuit of the United Methodist Church.According to Pastor ...

June 3rd, 2021 |