NEWS


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Senior group mixes fun with exercise
Gallipolis vapor shop wants to ‘Respect the Journey’

Gallipolis vapor shop wants to ‘Respect the Journey’

GALLIPOLIS – Jeff Smith’s new business in Gallipolis is all about “respecting the journey.”That journey, he said, is getting p...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


70 years of “hometown service”

70 years of “hometown service”

POMEROY — Swisher and Lohse Pharmacy will celebrate their 70th anniversary Thursday with the Meigs County Chamber of Commerce “Business Af...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Farmers market vouchers available to seniors

POINT PLEASANT — Vouchers for local farmer’s markets will be available to eligible senior citizens next week in five different locations, ...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Marshall offers online master’s degree in math

Marshall offers online master’s degree in math

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University will offer an online option for students wishing to pursue a master’s degree in mathematics.The tw...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Japanese culture, cuisine subject of Marshall course

Japanese culture, cuisine subject of Marshall course

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — When Megumi Homma arrived in the U.S. from her home in Yokahoma, Japan, it didn’t take long for her to notice so...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Undergrads work on biomedical research at Marshall

Undergrads work on biomedical research at Marshall

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Seventeen undergraduate students from 10 institutions are spending part of their summer conducting biomedical research in Ma...

June 21st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Post 39 loses at Lancaster
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OVP Top 5 of 2015-16
OVP Year in Review

OVP Year in Review

The seasons come and go. The memories made during those spans never disappear.It was an intriguing 2015-16 prep sports year within the Ohio Valley Pub...

June 24th, 2016 |  


OVP Year in Review

OVP Year in Review

The seasons come and go. The memories made during those spans never disappear.It was an intriguing 2015-16 prep sports year within the Ohio Valley Pub...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Capehart League completes 2nd week

POMEROY, Ohio — The Meigs County Golf Course provided an excellent conditioned Golf Course as well as beautiful weather for the young men and wo...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Edwards 2nd-team all-league for Saints

Edwards 2nd-team all-league for Saints

One of Eastern High School’s former softball standouts made an immediate impact in her freshman season at the next level.That’s because Gr...

June 21st, 2016 |  


2 locals compete in North-South games

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — A pair of Mason County standout athletes, in their respective sports, competed this past weekend in the annual West Virgini...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Dave Gray named OHSAA Interim Commissioner

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Former OHSAA Board of Directors President Dave Gray has been named Interim Commissioner of the Ohio High School Athletic Associ...

June 20th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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‘Yards of the Month’ announced

POINT PLEASANT — The Tu-Endie-Wei Garden Club has announced June “Yards of the Month” as follows in the City of Point Pleasant: Ward...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Promoting ‘Read Aloud’

Promoting ‘Read Aloud’

POINT PLEASANT — Before classes ended for the summer, students from Ms. Elam’s kindergarten class at Beale Elementary gathered around thei...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Leon Honor Roll

LEON — Leon Elementary released its honor roll for the last nine weeks of the 2015-16 school year as follows:Third Grade: A’s – Oliv...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Foglesong receives scholarship

Foglesong receives scholarship

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Danielle Foglesong, of Gallipolis Ferry, recently received a $1,000 United Producers Inc. scholarship.Foglesong, the daughter o...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Employees of the month at PVH

Employees of the month at PVH

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Pleasant Valley Hospital has announced the Customer Service Employee of the Month for April as Traci Roach, lead ultraso...

June 20th, 2016 |  


CEOS Book Club’s spring meeting

The spring meeting of the Community Educational Outreach Service Book Club (CEOS Book Club) was held at the home of EvaLee McKinney in Point Pleasant....

June 15th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Don’t make excuses when it comes to Jesus

Don’t make excuses when it comes to Jesus

Have you ever made an excuse for something like why you were late for an appointment, why you didn’t have your homework, or why something wasn&#...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Let me tell you about my grandpaw

Let me tell you about my grandpaw

One of our daughters-in-law, Jessica, led her two oldest children, Kinsley and Zaven, into sending to me a grandpaw recognition for Father’s Day...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


The beautiful, deadly ocean

The beautiful, deadly ocean

It’s Monday, the first full day of a weeklong vacation at Myrtle Beach, and the ocean is sparkling and inviting. Children laugh as they bob in t...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Getting comfortable at 35,000 feet

Getting comfortable at 35,000 feet

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.I’m high on a plane — 35,000 feet high that is, and cozy with my coffee and my b...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Social Security benefits citizens outside U.S.

Over half a million people who live outside the United States receive some kind of Social Security benefit, including retired and disabled workers, as...

June 17th, 2016 |  


Words have great power for good, bad

Words have great power for good, bad

When we are kids, we are told that sticks and stones may break bones, but words can never hurt us.As we get older, we realize just how wrong this is.W...

June 16th, 2016 |  


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