Gallipolis Daily Tribune

Appalachian Plan signed into law

COLUMBUS — A $500 million plan to invest in Ohio’s Appalachian communities that was signed into law today is a historic opportunity for Southeast Ohio, State Representative Jay Edwards said. “This plan is about investing locally and expanding opportunity in Ohio’s 32-county Appalachian region,” said Edwards (R-Nelsonville), who...

WV News buys OVP publications

OHIO VALLEY — WV News is excited about helping newspapers in Gallipolis and Pomeroy, Ohio, and Point Pleasant, W.Va., grow to better serve the communities along the Ohio River. WV News acquired the three newspapers from AIM Media Midwest, effective July 1. With the transition of ownership, the first...

Ethyn Barnitz receives Johnny Bench Award

CINCINNATI, Ohio — A big award with a big name attached to it. Wahama senior Ethyn Barnitz was one of 10 honorees to win the 2022 Johnny Bench Award. Presented by MSA Sport and named for the Hall of Famer catcher for the Cincinnati Reds, the award is given to the top baseball and softball catchers in Division I of the NCAA, along with the top-2 high school catchers in Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia.

Independence Day celebrations in the Ohio Valley

OHIO VALLEY — Meigs and Gallia counties will be celebrating Independence Day this weekend with many events and fireworks throughout the area. RUTLAND — The Annual Rutland Volunteer Fire Department Ox Roast will be on Saturday, July 2. 11 a.m. Parade begins at Depot Street. 12:15 p.m. Pretty...