Pomeroy Daily Sentinel- RSS NEWS Feed http://mydailysentinel.com/section/NEWS http://mydailysentinel.com/section/NEWS Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:56:02 EST 1800 Mershon named Holzer Senior Care Center director http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150614961/Mershon-named-Holzer-Senior-Care-Center-director GALLIPOLIS — Brenda Mershon is the new director of nursing for Holzer Senior Care Center.Prior to joining Holzer Senior Care Center, Mershon worked for ResCare as the director of nursing in Gallipolis, and also held... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:42:09 EST Phillips: House Bill 515 not set to move forward http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150630920/Phillips:-House-Bill-515-not-set-to-move-forward POMEROY — Ohio state Rep. Debbie Phillips says Meigs County residents no longer have to worry about House Bill 515, as it is set to die at the end of this year. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:34:04 EST Commissioners pass resolution in opposition of House Bill 515 http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150611510/Commissioners-pass-resolution-in-opposition-of-House-Bill-515 POMEROY — The Meigs County Commissioners passed a resolution that takes a stance against House Bill 515, which will “establish requirements governing contracts for the harvesting of timber and enforcement procedures regarding and penalties... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:40:11 EST Meigs County certifies election results http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150609358/Meigs-County-certifies-election-results POMEROY — The unofficial results for the Meigs County election were released Tuesday, Nov. 4., but it took a few weeks to make everything official. Earlier this week, the official results were released, with Republicans, both local and at the... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:23:14 EST New Haven continues Christmas tradition http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150570996/New-Haven-continues-Christmas-tradition NEW HAVEN — A nearly 40-year tradition will continue when the Town of New Haven holds its annual Christmas celebration on Saturday, Dec. 6. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:32:03 EST Commission Town Hall meeting united against HB 515 http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150595472/Commission-Town-Hall-meeting-united-against-HB-515 POMEROY — The Meigs County Commission opened the floor to public discussion on the hotly debated House Bill 515 on Tuesday. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:08:08 EST Southern Local students get a taste of healthy living http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150584445/Southern-Local-students-get-a-taste-of-healthy-living RACINE — Southern Local Schools hosted “Inspiring Kids through the POWER of FOOD!,” led by Dr. Robert Dell'Amore on Monday, Nov. 17. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:05:06 EST Williams hired as seventh grade boy’s basketball coach http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150593039/Williams-hired-as-seventh-grade-boys-basketball-coach POMEROY — After about an hour of deliberation during a special meeting, the Meigs Local School District Board of Education made the decision to hire Scott Williams as the boy's seventh-grade basketball coach, beginning... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:57:10 EST Robert Dafford to hold book signing in Point Pleasant http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150602434/Robert-Dafford-to-hold-book-signing-in-Point-Pleasant POINT PLEASANT — The Public Art of Robert Dafford will be launched in Point Pleasant on Saturday with a book signing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Point Pleasant River Museum.Both Dafford and author and photographer... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:30:19 EST New OB/GYN at Pleasant Valley Hospital http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150571532/New-OB/GYN-at-Pleasant-Valley-Hospital POINT PLEASANT — Dr. Fri Mofor-Eta, a medical obstetrician who specializes in a traditional approach to obstetric and gynecologic care for adolescent and adult women, has joined the Pleasant Valley Medical Group at Pleasant Valley... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:25:21 EST PBS documentary explores 18th Century Meigs County http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150580197/PBS-documentary-explores-18th-Century-Meigs-County MEIGS COUNTY — When Evan Shaw, OUB chief editor/videographer, was presented with the opportunity to choose the next city for the PBS “Our Town” series, he knew he wanted to focus on home. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:40:15 EST Holzer is available for Homebound patients http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150571202/Holzer-is-available-for-Homebound-patients GALLIPOLIS — A serious illness can be a major problem for patients and families, especially if the individual is homebound. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:37:16 EST Emergency HEAP assistance to continue through March http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150581547/Emergency-HEAP-assistance-to-continue-through-March CHESHIRE — Gallia Meigs Community Action Agency's Emergency HEAP Program began Nov. 3 and will continue through March 31, said Sandra Edwards, emergency services director.Edwards said the Gallia Meigs C.A.A. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:30:15 EST Fire sweeps through downtown Athens http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150569103/Fire-sweeps-through-downtown-Athens ATHENS — Six people were injured, 30 Ohio University students were displaced and five buildings suffered extensive damage as a result of a Sunday morning fire on Union Street in Athens. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:27:14 EST Several buildings near Ohio University catch fire http://mydailysentinel.com/news/breaking_news/150556596/Several-buildings-near-Ohio-University-catch-fire ATHENS — A fire has damaged several buildings near Ohio University's campus, displacing several dozen students, causing power outages and closing some streets. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:45:07 EST Gallia boy qualifies as finalist for LEGO Design Challenge http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150515069/Think-Outside-the-Brick GALLIPOLIS — One fifth-grader from Gallipolis shows what can be achieved with a little creativity, determination and building from the imagination — and LEGOS. Sat, 15 Nov 2014 00:01:23 EST Fundraiser goal: Buy equipment for sheriff’s department by Christmas http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150547659/Fundraiser-goal:-Buy-equipment-for-sheriffs-department-by-Christmas POMEROY — The kIDs Safe fundraiser is nearing the end, and two more events have come and gone. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:39:09 EST More than $61K in community grants awarded http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150544015/More-than-$61K-in-community-grants-awarded MASON COUNTY — More than $61,000 in grant awards to benefit the residents of Mason County were distributed this week at the 10th annual Mason County Spirit of Our Community and Grant Awards reception. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:05:20 EST Ohio AG warns of social media scams http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150543759/Ohio-AG-warns-of-social-media-scams COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine warns Ohio consumers about scams that attract potential victims through social media. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:39:13 EST Snowmaking under way at Canaan Valley http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150547136/Snowmaking-under-way-at-Canaan-Valley DAVIS, W.Va. – Snow flakes were falling across West Virginia this week and ski and tubing slopes at Canaan Valley Resort got their first real snow as resort employees began the layering process of building a snow base for winter sports... Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:31:14 EST