Meigs Local Board reviews accomplishments, hires personnel

POMEROY — Reflecting on accomplishments of past years, the revised school calendar, and looking toward personnel and programming for the 2014-15 school year was an emphasis of the recent meeting of the Meigs Local Board of Education.

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New program helps clean up local roads

POMEROY – “Meigs County, Pick It Up!”That’s the idea behind a collaborative partnership between the Meigs County Board of Commissioners, Meigs Soil and Water Conservation District and other agencies, to beautify the county.Meigs County Pick It Up! is a locally developed “boots on the ground” program designed to immediately reduce the amount of visible trash and litter alongside county and township roads.

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March for Meals, another financial success

POMEROY — Many home-bound seniors will have hot meals delivered to their homes this year, thanks to the generosity of those who supported the 13th annual “March for Meals ” fundraiser held last week at the Senior Citizens Center in Pomeroy.The traditional spaghetti dinner featuring a cake contest and auction netted more than $13,000 for the program.Every year, Council on Aging staff dedicate March to raising money to fill the financial gap between agenc...

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Man sought by investigators following ‘suspicious’ death

CLAY TOWNSHIP — Authorities are currently seeking a local man who is wanted for questioning following a reported “suspicious” death that occurred Tuesday evening in Gallia County.According to a release issued by the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office late Wednesday morning, David Dwayne Brewster, 43, is wanted in connection with the death of Daniel Lee Day, 29, who was found dead at a Clay Chapel Road residence in Clay Township on Tuesday evening.The ...

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Boots taken from Crime Victim display

POMEROY — A display that was to honor and remember victims of crime in Meigs County now has a piece missing after the boots of one homicide victim were taken earlier this week. Theda Petrasko, director of the Meigs County Victims Assistance Office, said the boots of James W. Gardner had been placed by his family as part of the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week display on the Pomeroy parking lot. The victim’s family states that their deceased father was not an extravagant p...

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Big Truck Day coming Saturday

MASON, W.Va. — “Big Truck Day” will be observed at the Mason County Career Center parking lot from 1-3 p.m. Saturday.Vehicles scheduled to be at the event for children to view include a race car, fire truck, ambulance, tractor, dump ruck, National Guard truck, school bus, back hoe, semi tractor-trailer, sheriff’s vehicle, and an ATV. A medical helicopter will land during the event.Several organizations will have information on resources for famili...

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CAA Emergency HEAP ending soon

CHESHIRE — Emergency HEAP will be ending April 15, but until then the Gallia-Meigs Community Action Agency will continue to process applications from qualified applicants who have not earlier applied for assistance.The Ohio Development Services Agency granted the time extension for assistance a few weeks ago due to the severity of the winter weather. Sandra Edwards, energy services director at the Gallia-Meigs CCA office, stressed that “this action does not mean that cl...

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New Beginning UM Church welcomes pastor

POMEROY — Alethata Botts is the new pastor of the...

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