NEWS


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SHS Prom set for Saturday
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CSHA banquet set for Friday
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

POMEROY — Each year the entire month of April is recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.During a recent meeting, the Meigs County Commissi...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Federal disaster declaration approved

Federal disaster declaration approved

OHIO VALLEY — Two months after the worst flooding in a decade in Meigs and surrounding counties, a federal disaster declaration has been approve...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Hitting the century mark

Hitting the century mark

Bernice Riffle, a resident of Overbrook, turned 100 years old on April 16. Riffle, of Meigs County, is the mother of Charles and Ronald Riffle. Her mi...

April 17th, 2018 |  


English attends business conference

English attends business conference

ATHENS — Middleport resident and Ohio University sophomore Haiden N. English recently attended the KeyBank Conference for Women in Corporate and...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Motion for new trial denied

POMEROY — A Meigs County man serving a 14 year prison sentence for aggravated vehicle homicide will not get a new trail after a ruling by Meigs ...

April 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Blue Angels sweep Eastern Brown

CENTENARY, Ohio — Break out the brooms.The Gallia Academy softball team earned a pair of victories on Saturday, defeating visiting Eastern Brown...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Lady Knights drop two at SV

WILLOW WOOD, Ohio — Some tough terrain in this valley.The Point Pleasant softball team had its eight-game winning streak snapped and dropped 2-o...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Lady Vikings sweep Meigs in doubleheader

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — A pair of eights wasn’t enough.The Meigs softball team dropped both games of a doubleheader on its home field Saturday...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Lady Eagles top Coal Grove, fall to Western Brown

WILLOW WOOD, Ohio — Good times as well as bad.The Eastern softball team defeated Coal Grove by a 11-2 count, but fell to Western Brown by 12-0 t...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Warriors slip past Southern, 2-1

RACINE, Ohio — One for the guests.For the first time this season, the Southern baseball team failed to defend its home field, as non-league gues...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Patriots blank Meigs, 10-0

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The opportunities were there, but the Marauders came up empty.The Meigs baseball team left runners in scoring position in t...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


LIFE


4-H news and notes

RACINE — Classic 4-H’ers met on March 26 at the Racine Library with 10 member and two advisors preset.The meeting included the election of...

April 16th, 2018 |  


Racine Grange announces baking contest winners

RACINE — Racine Grange held its annual baking contests at a recent meeting.The winners of the Texas sheet cake were Emma Ashley, first place, an...

April 11th, 2018 |  


Local TOPS participants attend state recognition

Local TOPS participants attend state recognition

COLUMBUS — TOPS OH#2013 had eight members attend the Ohio State Recognition Day in Columbus at the Crown Plaza Columbus North Conference Center....

April 10th, 2018 |  


PHS Alumni Association Scholarship Applications

POMEROY — The Pomeroy Alumni Association is again this year offering scholarships to deserving students who are either grandchildren or great-gr...

April 10th, 2018 |  


Food pantry receives donation

Food pantry receives donation

POMEROY — Through the efforts of the Methodist men’s group of the North United Methodist Church of Ravenswood, West Virginia, the Parish F...

April 5th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Meigs Health Matters
God can remake you

God can remake you

People of a certain age, we won’t say which age, will remember the tag line of the TV show, The Six Million Dollar Man. It was repeated at the o...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Jesus’ blood is the permanent ink

Jesus’ blood is the permanent ink

Many years ago, when my family and I had an opportunity for a little bit of vacation one late spring, we elected to spend a few days in Chincoteague, ...

April 19th, 2018 |  


God might be trying to get your attention

God might be trying to get your attention

A mother eagle prepares for nesting. She first finds a place she thinks is suitable. The next step is the preparation for building the nest. She finds...

April 19th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: The good shepard

God’s Kids Korner: The good shepard

I know many of you have pets such as dogs, cats, fish, birds, hamsters, or maybe if you have lots of room even a horse, goat, or sheep. Pets are lots ...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: Making the most of interruptions

Teen testimony: Making the most of interruptions

Let’s examine Luke 8:41-56.A ruler of the synagogue is struggling. Jairus is his name. His daughter occupies her death bed. His only child. Desp...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Their view

I started planning my retirement in the ninth grade when I was in high school. My dad’s first cousin was a pharmacist and he owned several pharm...

April 18th, 2018 |  


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