Pomeroy Daily Sentinel- RSS NEWS Feed http://mydailysentinel.com/section/NEWS http://mydailysentinel.com/section/NEWS Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:07:28 EST 1800 Commission: Courthouse closing early next two weeks http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150937751/Commission:-Courthouse-closing-early-next-two-weeks POMEROY —The Meigs County Commissioners want to inform Meigs County residents that the courthouse will close at noon Christmas Eve and will remain closed for the rest of the week. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:18:04 EST Health Department holds hearing on sewage treatment fees http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150934314/Health-Department-holds-hearing-on-sewage-treatment-fees POMEROY — The Meigs County Health Department held a public hearing on Thursday concerning the changes to some of the fees in the sewage treatment systems program. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:50:15 EST Two men arrested for possible theft http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150935822/Two-men-arrested-for-possible-theft RACINE— Deputies from the Meigs County Sheriff's Office arrested two men Dec. 11 on suspicion of a theft that took place at Shelly Sand Gravel in Letart Township. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:47:06 EST Meigs County schools take part in ‘Seniors in Schools’ program http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150936885/Meigs-County-schools-take-part-in-Seniors-in-Schools-program RACINE — The Southern Local third grade is one of many classes at Southern Local and across Meigs County that have teamed up with retired teachers for the “Sr.'s In The Classroom”/Seniors in Schools'... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:09:06 EST Ariel plays host to ‘Voices of Christmas’ http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150928333/Ariel-plays-host-to-Voices-of-Christmas GALLIPOLIS — The sweet sounds of the season from sacred to secular will be filling the hall at the historic Ariel Theatre when a number of regional ensembles takes the stage Dec. 20 for Voices of Christmas. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:58:06 EST Sonshine Circle holds Christmas meeting http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150918609/Sonshine-Circle-holds-Christmas-meeting POMEROY — Bethany UMC Sonshine Circle recently met for their Christmas meeting. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:17:06 EST Lori Litchfield wins contest with pecan pie bars http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150918927/Lori-Litchfield-wins-contest-with-pecan-pie-bars POMEROY — Lori Litchfield of Pomeroy with her pecan pie bars was winner of the Pomeroy Merchants Association's Christmas cookie baking contest. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:16:05 EST Gallia man gets 15 years for summer robberies http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150920011/Gallia-man-gets-15-years-for-summer-robberies GALLIPOLIS — A Gallia County man was sentenced this week to 15 years in prison for his role in a string of summer robberies that stretched from Gallipolis to Crown City. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:04:07 EST Southern Give-a-Book program enters ninth year http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150917129/Southern-Give-a-Book-program-enters-ninth-year RACINE —The Southern Give-a-Book Campaign entered its ninth year this year.“It's been nine years, but it doesn't seem like it,” Southern Federal Programs director Scott Wolfe... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:28:09 EST Local stocks http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150692768/Local-stocks AEP (NYSE) — 57.83Akzo (NASDAQ) — 22.24Ashland Inc. (NYSE) — 115.09Big Lots (NYSE) — 38.38Bob Evans (NASDAQ) — 49.77BorgWarner (NYSE) — 51.34 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:43:09 EST Taking a ‘shot’ at preventing the flu, pneumonia http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150893120/Taking-a-shot-at-preventing-the-flu-pneumonia POINT PLEASANT — This is the season of giving and sometimes that means giving — and getting — the flu.Influenza activity remains low in the area, but indicators show activity is increasing. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:31:06 EST Hemlock Grange donates to local food pantry http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150901847/Hemlock-Grange-donates-to-local-food-pantry POMEROY — Hemlock Grange has donated $313 to the Meigs Cooperative Pantry. The money collected will help purchase groceries for the organizaton, Hilda Weaver said. Weaver is in charge of the pantry, and has been doing so for eight years as of... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:15:06 EST 10 graduate from Meigs County EMT program http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150900947/10-graduate-from-Meigs-County-EMT-program POMEROY – Meigs County EMS held a graduation ceremony for EMT students Dec. 15, 2014 at the Emergency Operations Center. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:10:06 EST Syracuse Village to hear from local group about veterans memorial http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150888088/Syracuse-Village-to-hear-from-local-group-about-veterans-memorial SYRACUSE — After an executive session at a recent Syracuse Village Council meeting, the majority of members went on record in favor of letting the Friends of Syracuse group erect a cross as a veterans memorial in the village. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:34:05 EST Edna Martin http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150883024/Edna-Martin MIDDLEPORT — Edna Martin, 86, of Middleport, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at Rocksprings Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements will be announced by the Ewing Funeral Home in Pomeroy. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:16:14 EST Wahama achieves ‘success’ rating http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150867453/Wahama-achieves-success-rating MASON — For the second year in a row, Wahama High School has been designated a “success” school by the West Virginia Department of Education. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:12:07 EST Larry Tucker appointed to Executive Committee http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150862918/Larry-Tucker-appointed-to-Executive-Committee POMEROY — Larry D. Tucker, a member of the board of education from Meigs Local School District, has been appointed to serve a two-year term on the Executive Committee of the Southeast Region of the Ohio School Boards Association. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 09:15:10 EST Local men complete boot camp http://mydailysentinel.com/news/community_news/150864870/Local-men-complete-boot-camp GALLIPOLIS — Two local men have recently graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Parris Island, S.C. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:11:14 EST Groups raise money for homeless shelter http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150787667/Groups-raise-money-for-homeless-shelter GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia Academy High School Key Club, in partnership with the Gallipolis Rotary Club, Gallipolis Kiwanis Club, Serenity House, Tuscany Cuccini, and the City of Gallipolis, sponsored a “Cardboard City” on Sept. 27 to... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:02:25 EST Two Grants Award Humane Society Funds for Spay/Neuter and Trap/Neuter/Release Programs http://mydailysentinel.com/news/news/150864314/Two-Grants-Award-Humane-Society-Funds-for-Spay/Neuter-and-Trap/Neuter/Release-Programs POMEROY — The Meigs County Humane Society has received a check for $10,000 in from the Two Mauds Foundation, a private animal welfare foundation. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:22:10 EST