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Meigs-Gallia CASA hosting informational sessions

OHIO VALLEY — The Meigs-Gallia CASA Program will be hosting two informational meetings as it works to increase the number of volunteers for the ...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Logan man indicted for murder of wife

LOGAN — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Hocking County Prosecutor Benjamin E. Fickel announced, in a news release on Wednesday afternoon, ...

September 19th, 2018 updated: September 19th, 2018. |  


Throwback Thursday: Sternwheelers

Throwback Thursday: Sternwheelers

This undated photo from the collection of Bob Graham shows the sternwheelers Attaboy and Majestic moored on the Ohio River, at Pomeroy, Ohio. Several ...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Munchkin City opens in Middleport

Munchkin City opens in Middleport

MIDDLEPORT — “There’s no place like home … except Munchkin City”That is the motto for the new Munchkin City Day Care whi...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Vallee receives Dorothy Royce Award

Vallee receives Dorothy Royce Award

Each year, the Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice recognizes outstanding individuals for the exemplary service and care they provide. The dedicati...

September 19th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Southern streaks past Lady Falcons

Southern streaks past Lady Falcons

MASON, W.Va. — From winless to a winning streak.It’s been a pretty good 24-hour cycle for the Southern volleyball team as the Lady Tornado...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Lady Tomcats edge Eastern

GLOUSTER, Ohio — As close as it gets.The Eastern volleyball team suffered its first Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division setback of the season...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Golden Bears beat Rio in RSC opener

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — West Virginia University-Tech dominated from start to finish and cruised to a 3-0 win over the University of Rio Grande, Tues...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Tornadoes win tri-match at Riverside

MASON, W.Va. — Different location, same result.After defeating the Meigs golf team in head-to-head action at the Meigs Golf Course on Thursday, ...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Blue Angels sweep Meigs

Blue Angels sweep Meigs

CENTENARY, Ohio — A perfect 10th.The Gallia Academy volleyball team improved to 10-0 on the season with a straight games victory over Meigs, in ...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Lady Marauders roll past Marietta

POMEROY, Ohio — A fitting send-off for the reigning league champions.The Meigs girls golf team — which captured the inaugural Tri-Valley C...

September 19th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Eastern Class of 1959 holds reunion

Eastern Class of 1959 holds reunion

Members of the Eastern High School Class of 1959 met recently at the Golden Corral in Parkersburg, West Virginia, for their 59th class reunion. Cards ...

September 5th, 2018 |  


TOPS awards ‘Best Losers’

TUPPERS PLAINS — When TOPS OH#2013 met for the weekly meeting Glenda Hunt, Mary Beth Morrison and Juanita Grueser tied for best loser of the wee...

September 3rd, 2018 |  


TOPS recognizes those meeting weight loss goals

TUPPERS PLAINS — TOPS OH#2013 awarded Mary Beth Morrison and Mary Bush TOPS charms for having lost weight for six consecutive weeks when the gro...

August 28th, 2018 |  


Barnhart Diamond Anniversary

Barnhart Diamond Anniversary

Ronald Lee and Zoe Ann (Lawson) Barnhart, 38 Stone House Way, Newark, Ohio, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 19.A celebration was hel...

August 25th, 2018 |  


Pleasant Valley Hospital Employee of the Month

Pleasant Valley Hospital Employee of the Month

POINT PLEASANT — Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) has announced the Customer Service Employee of the Month for July 2018 is Chris Gardner at PVH&#...

August 22nd, 2018 |  


OPINION


Teen testimony: A Message to Coffee Mugs

Teen testimony: A Message to Coffee Mugs

As an avid coffee drinker, I know what makes a good cup of coffee. It all begins with a good brand of coffee grounds. I prefer McDonald’s. Then,...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Search the Scriptures: Where are you walking?

Search the Scriptures: Where are you walking?

One of the metaphors used throughout the Bible, and one perhaps not fully appreciated by our modern sensibilities is that of “walking.”Con...

September 20th, 2018 |  


Meigs Health Matters: Head lice symptoms and treatments

Meigs Health Matters: Head lice symptoms and treatments

“You have head lice.” This is one of the most dreaded statements a parent can hear from a health department or school nurse. Infestation w...

September 17th, 2018 |  


No news is okay, for a little while

No news is okay, for a little while

Through reasons that were beyond our control, we were without telephone or Internet service for a few days last week. It began late on a Friday aftern...

September 15th, 2018 |  


September Veterans of the Month

Our veterans of the month are Jimmy Carter, United States Navy, and Calvin Minnis, United States Army.These civilians, Jimmy Carter and Calvin Minnis,...

September 15th, 2018 |  


A ‘community’ is just a ‘place’ if the newspaper dies

A ‘community’ is just a ‘place’ if the newspaper dies

“You don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.” The old adage came to mind as I thought about my local newspaper ...

September 15th, 2018 updated: September 17th, 2018. |  


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