NEWS


5:04 pm |    
SHS Prom Royalty crowned
Watershed Camp returns for 2021

Watershed Camp returns for 2021

RUTLAND — Meigs Soil and Water Conservation District’s Watershed Camp will return for 2021.The Meigs SWCD and Leading Creek Watershed Grou...

May 11th, 2021 |  


Williams arrives on Memorial Day… Medal of Honor recipient to keynote ceremony

Williams arrives on Memorial Day… Medal of Honor recipient to keynote ceremony

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, Hershel “Woody” Williams will be the keynote speaker at this year’s...

May 10th, 2021 |  


11 new COVID-19 cases reported…11 new COVID-19 cases reported in area

11 new COVID-19 cases reported…11 new COVID-19 cases reported in area

OHIO VALLEY — Meigs County became the last of the Ohio Valley Publishing area counties to reach 1,500 COVOID-19 cases, hitting the mark on Monda...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Trolling on the river

Trolling on the river

Catfish anglers from several states traveled to the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers at Gallipolis, Ohio on Saturday for a King Kat Tournament Trail event pres...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Giving platform raises money for local projects

NELSONVILLE — Earlier this year, the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) launched a new innovation in lifting up the good work of nonprofits a...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Pomeroy man convicted of sex crimes against children

Pomeroy man convicted of sex crimes against children

POMEROY — Following a week-long trial in Meigs County Common Pleas Court, James L. Hess, 53, of Pomeroy, was convicted on six of the seven count...

May 7th, 2021 updated: May 10th, 2021. |  


SPORTS


Brisker heads RedStorm’s list of All-RSC Softball honorees

VIENNA, W.Va. — University of Rio Grande freshman Caitlyn Brisker has been named the 2021 River States Conference Softball Player of the Year, a...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Reeser leads quintet of Rio baseballers on All-RSC teams

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Senior center fielder Kent Reeser leads a quintet of University of Rio Grande players named to the 2021 All-River States Con...

May 12th, 2021 |  


RedStorm softball Georgia bound for NAIA opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The University of Rio Grande will tangle with Milligan (Tenn.) University in the NAIA Softball National Championship Opening ...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Lady Raiders fend off FUHS, 1-0

Lady Raiders fend off FUHS, 1-0

If you manage to dodge enough bullets in the postseason, you will survive and advance. Visiting Fairfield Union stranded 10 runners on base — in...

May 11th, 2021 |  


Eagles soar past Wahama, 10-4

Eagles soar past Wahama, 10-4

The Eastern baseball team scored seven times in the first two innings on Monday, as the Eagles picked up a 10-4 victory over non-conference host Waham...

May 11th, 2021 |  


Freshman duo helps Rio Grande secure tourney title

Freshman duo helps Rio Grande secure tourney title

VIENNA, W.Va. — In Saturday’s winner-take-all second final of the River States Conference Softball Championship, the University of Rio Gra...

May 11th, 2021 |  


LIFE


2:41 pm |    
A new church sign
2:37 pm |    
Pediatric Fund sponsors
Peoples Bank donates to Legion

Peoples Bank donates to Legion

Tina Rees of People Bank and Jim Fry along with John Hood members of Post #39 of The American Legion except a contribution to help support The Buckeye...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Eastern archers win awards

Eastern archers win awards

The Eastern Eagles Archery Club had three participants recently compete in 2021 Ohio Nasp/IBO 3D state tournament. Cydnie Gillilan an 11th grader took...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Meigs Intermediate School honor roll

MIDDLEPORT — Meigs Intermediate School recently announced its second trimester honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.3rd Grade Honor Roll ̵...

April 1st, 2021 |  


Meigs Middle School honor roll

ROCKSPRINGS — Meigs Middle School recently announces it’s second trimester honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.6th Grade Honor Roll ...

April 1st, 2021 |  


Meigs High School honor roll

ROCKSPRINGS — Meigs High School recently announced it’s third nine weeks honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.Freshman — Mallory A...

April 1st, 2021 |  


OPINION


God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

I am sure that all of you know that it is Mother’s Day this coming Sunday. You will probably give your mother a card or a present. Someplace on ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Preachers bear a heavy load

Preachers bear a heavy load

When preachers have a message to deliver, it involves more of a load on the preacher than church goers consider. Prophet Malachi referred to as “...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: A theology of marriage

Cross Words: A theology of marriage

A girl in a white dress walks down the aisle. Beautiful music plays in the background. A man, beaming with excitement, awaits her on the other side. T...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… The role of a public health nurse

Meigs Health Matters… The role of a public health nurse

Public health revolves around the motto — Prevent, Promote, Protect the health of all population groups making sure the community is healthy and...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: An increasing faith

Search the Scriptures: An increasing faith

A certain Roman centurion, stationed in Capernaum had a servant who was very ill and, hearing of Jesus, he asked the local Jewish elders to plead with...

April 29th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: The rewards are real and eternal

A Hunger for More: The rewards are real and eternal

I truly believe that much of the point of your and my existence today is that we, as God’s children by faith in Jesus Christ, live our lives in ...

April 29th, 2021 |  


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