Pomeroy Daily Sentinel- RSS NEWS Feed http://mydailysentinel.com/section/NEWS http://mydailysentinel.com/section/NEWS Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:40:39 EST 1800 Rules to thwart scrap metal theft to go into effect Sunday http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151591605/Rules-to-thwart-scrap-metal-theft-to-go-into-effect-Sunday COLUMBUS — New rules will go into effect Feb. 1 that are intended to assist law enforcement and the scrap metal industry in their efforts to combat scrap metal theft. Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:56:36 EST VFW recognizes Walmart http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151587579/VFW-recognizes-Walmart Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4464 of Gallipolis presented a certificate of appreciation to the Walmart store in Gallipolis. Bill Mangus (second from left), commander of VFW Post 4464 and commander of the 12th District, presented a plaque to store... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:46:38 EST Board members recognized during School Board Recognition Month http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151574361/Board-members-recognized-during-School-Board-Recognition-Month POMEROY — The Ohio School Board Association recognizes January 2015 as School Board Recognition Month to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays in society. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:51:31 EST Commissioners honor Howard Frank http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151566322/Commissioners-honor-Howard-Frank POMEROY — The Meigs County Commission started off its weekly meeting with a proclamation made in honor of Howard Frank, who passed away Jan. 26. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:41:31 EST Ohio leaders weigh in on policy issues facing state in 2015 http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151577971/Ohio-leaders-weigh-in-on-policy-issues-facing-state-in-2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Four of Ohio's statewide officers expressed opposition Thursday to an effort to legalize medical and recreational marijuana, with the state's attorney general calling one proposal “a stupid... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:01:34 EST Holzer Hospice spearheads ‘music therapy’ http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151567277/Holzer-Hospice-spearheads-music-therapy GALLIPOLIS — Holzer Hospice offers music therapy as part of their services to patients, and Leslie Shoecraft, neurologic music therapist, of Rhythm-N-You, spearheads the efforts for the program. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:21:34 EST Peoples Bancorp 4th quarter, full year earnings http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151567532/Peoples-Bancorp-4th-quarter-full-year-earnings MARIETTA — Peoples Bancorp Inc. announced Thursday its results for the quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2014. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:56:41 EST OVB reports 4th quarter, fiscal year earnings http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151567692/OVB-reports-4th-quarter-fiscal-year-earnings GALLIPOLIS — Ohio Valley Banc Corp. reported consolidated net income for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014, of $423,000, a decrease from the $1,886,000 earned for the fourth quarter of 2013. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:56:35 EST Marshall names Crum new assistant director of alumni relations http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151568953/Marshall-names-Crum-new-assistant-director-of-alumni-relations HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Point Pleasant native Larry Crum, a 2005 graduate of Marshall University with a degree in public relations, has been named the new assistant director of alumni relations at Marshall. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:56:33 EST Mason discusses increase in water and sewer rates http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151535051/Mason-discusses-increase-in-water-and-sewer-rates MASON — Following questions and concerns by town residents regarding the upcoming increases in water and sewer rates, Mayor Donna Dennis explained their need at the most recent meeting of the Mason Town Council. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:46:32 EST Ronald Hugh Bearhs http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151548735/Ronald-Hugh-Bearhs POMEROY — Ronald Hugh Bearhs, 76, of Pomeroy, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:31:32 EST American Legion announce Religious Emphasis Week http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151544777/American-Legion-announce-Religious-Emphasis-Week POMEROY — Chaplin Mick Williams, of American Legion Drew Webster Post No. 39 in Pomeroy, says in commemoration of the dramatic sacrifices of four armed forces chaplins during World War II, the American Legion will observe Relgious Emphasis Week... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:26:31 EST Chester publicizes year in review, previews 2015 http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151523069/Chester-publicizes-year-in-review-previews-2015 CHESTER TOWNSHIP — Chester Township recently released information on their annual review of 2014 and announced officers for 2015. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:21:37 EST Sheriff’s office participates in child support roundup http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151544529/Sheriffs-office-participates-in-child-support-roundup MEIGS COUNTY — On Friday, Jan. 23, the Meigs County Sheriff's Office, along with the Child Support Division of the Meigs County Department of Job and Family Services, conducted a round-up of court-issued warrants related to non-payment and... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:21:34 EST Municipal election filing deadline nears in Hartford, Mason http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151534053/Municipal-election-filing-deadline-nears-in-Hartford-Mason NEW HAVEN — Only a few days remain for potential candidates to file for office in the Hartford and Mason municipal elections, both slated for June 9. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:01:32 EST LPGA’s Powell to speak at Ohio University http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151545878/LPGAs-Powell-to-speak-at-Ohio-University ATHENS, Ohio — Professional golfer and educator Renee Powell is one of only six African American women to ever play on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour and the first woman of color to be elected to membership in the PGA of... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:26:37 EST Meigs High School Drama Club to host Blizzard of Bands event http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151531302/Meigs-High-School-Drama-Club-to-host-Blizzard-of-Bands-event POMEROY —The Meigs High School Drama Club will present “Blizzard of Bands,” a concert showcasing local bands, on Friday to help raise funds for its upcoming annual spring musical production. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:31:36 EST Coalition: Veterans groups’ electronic raffles raised $12M http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151531738/Coalition:-Veterans-groups-electronic-raffles-raised-$12M COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Electronic raffle machines operated by fraternal and veterans organizations brought in millions of dollars for Ohio charities during the past three years, according to a coalition of groups that is fighting an effort to... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:21:33 EST Point plans reception for Marshall’s interim president http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151520177/Point-plans-reception-for-Marshalls-interim-president POINT PLEASANT — Marshall University has plans next month to stage a reception in Point Pleasant to welcome the school's interim president, Gary G. White. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:01:37 EST Meigs High School Honor Roll http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/151462433/Meigs-High-School-Honor-Roll POMEROY — The following is the Meigs High School Honor Roll for the second nine weeks: Sat, 24 Jan 2015 10:46:38 EST