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Congressman, local leaders discuss broadband

Congressman, local leaders discuss broadband

CHESTER — Chester Courthouse was the venue for a roundtable on Tuesday to discuss broadband internet in Appalachia, specifically Meigs and Vinto...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Southern to begin school Aug. 24

Southern to begin school Aug. 24

RACINE — Students in the Southern Local School District will return to the classroom on Thursday, Aug. 24.Staff will report to the school at noo...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Flower show takes on Elvis theme

Flower show takes on Elvis theme

ROCKSPRINGS — Meigs County Gardeners showed off their talents in arranging and growing flowers on Monday.The theme for that day’s flower s...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Morrissey, Pullins show grand champion steers

Morrissey, Pullins show grand champion steers

ROCKSPRINGS — Tuesday evening was also about the cows at the Meigs County Fair, with four junior fair cattle shows taking place in the Ridenour ...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Morris, Finlaw top Poultry show

Morris, Finlaw top Poultry show

ROCKSPRINGS — Jesse Morris and Mattison Finlaw took top honors in the Meigs County Fair Marker Poultry Show held on Tuesday morning in the Riden...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Colburns top Market Sheep Show

Colburns top Market Sheep Show

ROCKSPRINGS — The brother and sister duo of Auston Colburn and Breanna Colburn took top honors in the Meigs County Junior Fair Market Sheep Show...

August 16th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Athens picked to take TVC-Ohio title

Athens picked to take TVC-Ohio title

Albeit it will be close, but —if you believe the league’s media — then this season’s Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division champ...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Wildcats picked to repeat as TVC Hocking champs

Wildcats picked to repeat as TVC Hocking champs

The defending champs take another win into 2017.The Waterford football team — which was a perfect 8-0 in the Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Divis...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Tornadoes win match at Forest Hills

GLOUSTER, Ohio — A quick turn around a solid bounce back.One night after suffering its first league setback of the year, the Southern golf team ...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Meigs wins 2nd TVC-Ohio golf match

ATHENS, Ohio — It was still another close encounter for the Meigs High School golf team on Wednesday, but the Marauders are making good on winni...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Meigs wins close 1st TVC-Ohio match

Meigs wins close 1st TVC-Ohio match

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio —Every single solitary stroke matters.For the Meigs High School golf team on Tuesday, that proved to be a good thing.That’...

August 16th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


Familiar face in a new place

Familiar face in a new place

MASON — Dr. Earnest Trent, a longtime dentist in Mason, West Virginia, announces the opening of a new, state-of-the-art dental office within 200...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Doo Wop fund raiser benefits Honor Flight

Doo Wop fund raiser benefits Honor Flight

Funds from raffle tickets sold during the Doo Wop on the Block hosted by King’s Ace Hardware were donated by King’s to benefit the Veteran...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Showing support

Showing support

City National Bank has sponsored the Country Fall Festival Pageant for seven years, since the pageant started in 2010. Pictured from left are Darian M...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Hemlock Grange hold meeting

HEMLOCK GROVE — Hemlock Grange #2049 met recently at the grange hall. Kim Romine opened the meeting with prayer and flag presentation and Ann La...

July 24th, 2017 |  


Annual Atlatl contest set for Aug. 12-13

ALBANY — The Ohio Atlatl Association and the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 100 will hold its 18th annual Atlatl Contest in Albany on Aug. ...

July 24th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Walking on waterMatthew 14: 22-32

Walking on waterMatthew 14: 22-32

Today’s Bible story is from Matthew 14: 22-32. It’s about one of Jesus’ Disciples, Simon Peter, who for a moment became afraid to tr...

August 10th, 2017 |  


How can you stand when shadows stand on your soul?

How can you stand when shadows stand on your soul?

Everything casts a shadow. We often find ourselves positioned with those things that cast a shadow, like the shadow cast by a passing cloud, a tree, o...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Worries withhold worship

Worries withhold worship

Worries withhold worship.That’s not a good thing. We’re called to worship.“But the time is coming—indeed it’s here now&#...

August 10th, 2017 |  


More than helpful hints

More than helpful hints

I recall once being given the privilege of being privy to a conversation held by a trio of ladies who were comparing notes on how the turbulence of th...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Birth to your four inner directions

Birth to your four inner directions

Pointing the headboard in the direction of the North Pole would have resulted in my birth being less problematic—that is according to my mama. W...

August 7th, 2017 |  


No responsible way to sin

No responsible way to sin

There is no responsible way to play Russian Roulette.This is a thesis which one hopes is both non-controversial and almost universally agreed upon.For...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


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