NEWS


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Titles awarded in Miss Twin Rivers Pageant

Titles awarded in Miss Twin Rivers Pageant

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The 2017 Miss Twin Rivers Pageant was held last weekend at the Gallia County AMVETS Post 23 in Gallipolis, Ohio.The contest w...

January 11th, 2017 |  


‘Fairs and festivals’ time

‘Fairs and festivals’ time

CHARLESTON — Three young ladies will be representing Mason County at this weekend’s West Virginia Association of Fairs and Festivals Pagea...

January 10th, 2017 |  


New Haven in need of updated equipment

NEW HAVEN — The need for updated equipment for both the town and police department was discussed at the most recent meeting of the New Haven tow...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Smith returns as House Finance Chair

Smith returns as House Finance Chair

COLUMBUS — Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today announced that State Representative Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) wi...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Committee formed to deal with eyesore properties

POINT PLEASANT — The City of Point Pleasant is attempting a fresh approach to an old problem - dilapidated properties.At Monday’s regular ...

January 9th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Athens rolls past Lady Knights

POINT PLEASANT, W. Va. — Unfortunately for the Lady Knights, their season struggles continue.That’s because, on Saturday, the visiting Ath...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Blue Devils excel at Western Brown

MT. ORAB, Ohio — The Gallia Academy Blue Devils, despite only sporting five underclassmen on Saturday, made the most of their wrestling weekend....

January 16th, 2017 |  


Raiders rout Golden Eagles

BELPRE, Ohio — The Raiders are getting good at running the Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division gauntlet.That’s because visiting River V...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Lady Rebels outlast Raiders in double OT

Lady Rebels outlast Raiders in double OT

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — The Lady Rebels’ fuel tank was definitely on empty.However, in a battle of attrition on Saturday against visiting Rive...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Lady Oaks hold off Eastern, 58-52 in overtime

Lady Oaks hold off Eastern, 58-52 in overtime

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — One team entered with a four-game winning streak, the other team left with one.The Eastern girls basketball team had its ...

January 15th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Schedule of wellness classes offered by local trainers

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio —Wellness classes and personal training are being offered by local trainers BJ and Bekah Robinson and Clint Saunders.A class sc...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Southeast Ohio Tourism & Business Expo set

Southeast Ohio Tourism & Business Expo set

RIO GRANDE — The 9th Annual Southeast Ohio Tourism & Business Expo will take place on March 4, at the University of Rio Grande, Lyne Center....

January 11th, 2017 updated: January 11th, 2017. |  


Beale ‘Students of the Month’

Beale ‘Students of the Month’

Pictured are the recent Beale Elementary Students of the Month with the character trait being fairness: Shyann See, Gage Page, Zoie Whittington, Hanna...

January 9th, 2017 |  


River Valley FFA places at state

River Valley FFA places at state

The River Valley FFA Chapter competed at the state level on Dec. 17, 2016 in Columbus for the Parliamentary Procedure contest and placed second. At th...

January 7th, 2017 updated: January 7th, 2017. |  


Recipes and remembrances

I asked Granny Smith, “Are you sure it is five a.m.? I’m so sleepy; I can’t believe it’s time to make breakfast.”Mom was...

January 6th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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‘Look, the Lamb of God’
Grace is not cheap

Grace is not cheap

Once, when reading the story of a burglary in a small community similar to our own, I began to think of what can happen for a person who has no sense ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Accepting the authority of Jesus

Accepting the authority of Jesus

Jesus was crucified on the cross and buried in a tomb. In fulfillment of His words and the words of Scripture, He rose from the dead on the third day ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


How does God filter through all the prayers?

How does God filter through all the prayers?

I recently related the account of how Jeshua prayed for his favorite football team, the Dallas Cowboys, to win the last Super Bowl in which they playe...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Ditch the device – grab a sled

Ditch the device – grab a sled

A giggling bunch of girls go sledding past my window and down the small hill on the remnant carpeting of snow behind my house, and it reminds me of my...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Imperfect people and God’s perfect plan

Imperfect people and God’s perfect plan

God’s people are imperfect people working with imperfect people to carry out God’s perfect plan.All of us need to keep that understanding ...

January 5th, 2017 |  


A powerful prayer life

A powerful prayer life

The question comes: Does God hear the prayer of a sinner?It is a good question, and one with a great many implications. Different people will of cours...

January 5th, 2017 |  


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