Pomeroy Daily Sentinel- RSS NEWS Feed http://mydailysentinel.com/section/NEWS http://mydailysentinel.com/section/NEWS Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:41:32 EST 1800 Record road construction calls for driver safety http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152573163/Record-road-construction-calls-for-driver-safety COLUMBUS — With a record 950 construction projects scheduled this year, the Ohio Department of Transportation is reminding motorists to be “work zone aware,” and think safety for themselves, other drivers, and all roadside... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:36:35 EST Commissioners approve road vacation http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152576169/Commissioners-approve-road-vacation POMEROY — The Meigs County Commissioners on Thursday discussed and approved a resolution to vacate a county road. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:21:32 EST Local Easter egg hunts slated in Meigs http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152559017/Local-Easter-egg-hunts-slated-in-Meigs MEIGS COUNTY— Spring has arrived and Easter is on its way.Children in the Meigs County area will have plenty of opportunities to hunt eggs and visit the Easter Bunny. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:11:32 EST Meigs Local Board approves myriad re-hires http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152558978/Meigs-Local-Board-approves-myriad-re-hires POMEROY — Meigs Local Board members approved the re-hires and resignations of the staff of Meigs Local Schools at their most recent meeting. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:06:31 EST Ohioans report scam calls from ‘911’ http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152583925/Ohioans-report-scam-calls-from-911 COLUMBUS — Attorney General Mike DeWine warned Ohioans on Thursday about scam calls that appear to come from the phone number “911” and instruct consumers to contact the Attorney General's Office to avoid arrest or legal... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:51:32 EST Attendance Initiative Week 8 http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152565778/Attendance-Initiative-Week-8 POMEROY — Meigs High School and local businesses have joined together in an effort to encourage students to attend school. All students who attain perfect attendance each week for the remainder of the school year will have their name placed into... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:26:35 EST SR 733 crash sends two to emergency room http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152561939/SR-733-crash-sends-two-to-emergency-room POMEROY — A Wednesday morning car accident on State Route 733 sent one woman to Cabell Huntington Hospital and another person to the Meigs Emergency Department in Pomeroy, according to Lt. Max Norris of the Gallia-Meigs Post of the Ohio State... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:16:40 EST Rio Career Fair set for March 31 http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152560902/Rio-Career-Fair-set-for-March-31 RIO GRANDE — The annual Rio Career Fair is scheduled for Tuesday, March 31 at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:31:33 EST Middleport Council discusses employee hirings http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152533039/Middleport-Council-discusses-employee-hirings MIDDLEPORT — The Middleport Village Council discussed two hirings during their meeting Monday night. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:41:32 EST (No heading) http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152533161/ POMEROY — There was an air of excitement and anticipation at Meigs High School on Saturday evening as attendees entered the auditorium for the premiere viewing of “Our Town: Pomeroy” Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:36:31 EST Kimes enters Alford Plea in theft case http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152534446/Kimes-enters-Alford-Plea-in-theft-case POMEROY — Mary Kimes has entered an Alford Plea to amended charges in a case stemming from 2011, according to court documents. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:16:32 EST Evelyn L. Pennington http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152532409/Evelyn-L.-Pennington GALLIPOLIS — Evelyn L. Pennington, 80, of Gallipolis, died Monday, March 23, 2015, at her residence. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:41:34 EST 15th Leading Creek Stream Sweep slated for April 25 http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152514256/15th-Leading-Creek-Stream-Sweep-slated-for-April-25 RUTLAND — The 15th annual Leading Creek Stream Sweep will take place April 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Meigs SWCD Conservation Area on New Lima Road between Rutland and Harrisonville. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:16:31 EST Dale Lee Ira Davis http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152512042/Dale-Lee-Ira-Davis MIDDLEPORT — Dale Lee Ira Davis, of Pomeroy, Ohio, passed away Monday, March 23, 2015, at Overbrook Nursing Home in Middleport. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:06:31 EST Fire consumes home in Middleport; homeowners escape safely http://mydailysentinel.com/news/breaking_news/152510342/Fire-consumes-home-in-Middleport;-homeowners-escape-safely MIDDLEPORT — A fire allegedly caused by an extension cord has consumed a home on General Hartinger Parkway in Middleport.Homeowners Louise and Wayne Staats both safely exited the home, along with their cat Lucky. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:36:31 EST Meigs Center to host Easter egg hunt http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152514827/Meigs-Center-to-host-Easter-egg-hunt RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Meigs Center will host an Alumni Easter Egg Hunt at 5 p.m. Thurday, April 2. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:31:36 EST Ariel features Vienna Masters this weekend http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152453415/Ariel-features-Vienna-Masters-this-weekend GALLIPOLIS — Time to put down your snow shovels, leave the boots and mittens at home and head to the Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre at 8 p.m. Saturday. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:41:36 EST Ohioans may now show electronic proof of insurance http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152507625/Ohioans-may-now-show-electronic-proof-of-insurance OHIO VALLEY — Ohio motorists will now be able to show proof of financial responsibility to traffic violations bureaus, courts, Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) and/or law enforcement through use of an electronic wireless communications... Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:01:32 EST Ohio AG warns of spring scams http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152481654/Ohio-AG-warns-of-spring-scams COLUMBUS — As spring officially begins, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning Ohioans to be wary of solicitors who offer roofing, driveway paving, or tree trimming services and demand upfront payment. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 16:41:35 EST SR 833 to be paved in late summer http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/152458998/SR-833-to-be-paved-in-late-summer POMEROY — State Route 833 is scheduled to be repaved this summer. Sat, 21 Mar 2015 16:06:34 EST