NEWS


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Gov. DeWine announces MARCS Grant recipients
449 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

449 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since Friday’s update, there were 449 new COVID-19 cases reported in the Ohio Valley Publishing area on Monday.In Gallia Cou...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Lavender to lead Meigs DJFS

Lavender to lead Meigs DJFS

MIDDLEPORT — The Meigs County Commissioners recently hired Theresa Lavender as the soon-to-be new director of the Meigs County Department of Job...

January 24th, 2022 |  


3rd WVa corrections officer dies of COVID-19

3rd WVa corrections officer dies of COVID-19

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An officer at a West Virginia women’s prison has became the third corrections employee to die from the coronaviru...

January 24th, 2022 |  


A new chapter… Repurposing for further development

A new chapter… Repurposing for further development

NEW HAVEN, W.Va. — Residents on both sides of the Ohio River gathered on a frigid Saturday morning to watch another piece of the former Philip S...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Primary to include state, county offices

Primary to include state, county offices

MEIGS COUNTY — There are several public offices set to be on the ballot for the primary election on May 3.In Meigs County, voters will be voting...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Promoting local tourism… Meigs Guide being compiled

Promoting local tourism… Meigs Guide being compiled

The annual Official Guide to Meigs County, a partnership between The Daily Sentinel and the Meigs County Chamber and Tourism, will arrive next month w...

January 21st, 2022 updated: January 21st, 2022. |  


SPORTS


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CLC tops Defenders, 67-39
Lady Defenders fall to CLC, 52-17

Lady Defenders fall to CLC, 52-17

CROSS LANES, W.Va. — It seemed to be going well at first.The Ohio Valley Christian girls basketball team suffered a 52-17 road loss to the Cross...

January 26th, 2022 |  


Black Knights fend off River Valley, 53-51

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant boys basketball team held off the River Valley Raiders 53-51 at home Tuesday evening.The Black Knight...

January 26th, 2022 |  


Point Pleasant wins tri-match

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Big wins against some big names.The Point Pleasant wrestling team took down a pair of state powers on Saturday during a ...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Harris, Jolly pace Rio track at Otterbein

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Spencer Harris posted a pair of runner-up showings to lead the University of Rio Grande men’s track & field team i...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Rio women keep rolling, dump Alice Lloyd

PIPPA PASSES, Ky. — Not even an 11-day hiatus for COVID-19 protocols could slow down the University of Rio Grande women’s basketball team....

January 25th, 2022 |  


LIFE


Students donate to animal shelters

Students donate to animal shelters

First graders at Meigs Primary School recently collected items for dogs at the Meigs County Animal Shelter. Items were also collected for cats but tho...

December 10th, 2021 |  


Racine Southern FFA Host Ohio FFA District 10 Leadership Night

Racine Southern FFA Host Ohio FFA District 10 Leadership Night

RACINE — The Racine Southern FFA Chapter recently hosted a leadership night in the Southern Local Schools Cafeteria.Throughout the year, Ohio FF...

December 1st, 2021 |  


Middleport High School Alumni Banquet held

Labor Day Saturday brought over 120 Middleport High School Alumni and guests “back home” for a very special evening. The Blakeslee Center,...

November 22nd, 2021 |  


Thoma 60th anniversary

Thoma 60th anniversary

Guy and Ellen (Young) Thoma, of Rutland, Ohio, recently celebrated their 60th anniversary, having been married on November 19, 1961 in Pomeroy, Ohio.G...

November 19th, 2021 |  


Eastern High School Honor Roll

The Eastern High School Honor Roll for the First Nine Weeks was submitted as follows: All “A” Honor Roll – 12th grade: Dustin Davis,...

November 10th, 2021 |  


OPINION


7:45 pm |    
Glimpses of America, 1957
Grow a few vegetables indoors this winter

Grow a few vegetables indoors this winter

Limited outdoor growing space or cold winters may have you missing fresh homegrown vegetables. Make this the winter you try growing a few vegetables i...

January 21st, 2022 |  


A former student scores again

A former student scores again

Until the death of the president of Training, Solutions, Inc. in 2020 and the closing of the company, for decades I frequently taught courses in creat...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: A good sermon

Search the Scriptures: A good sermon

What makes a sermon good?Seeing as how sermons constitute such a large percentage of our periods of worship, at least in regards to time, it seems sen...

January 20th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Lost and found

God’s Kids Korner: Lost and found

Have you ever misplaced something? Of course, you have. We have all done that, haven’t we? Perhaps we were reading a book and put it down and th...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Reducing prescription drug prices

Reducing prescription drug prices

This year, we are finally making progress in our efforts to bring down the cost of prescription drugs for Ohio seniors. We know that too many Ohioans ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


When a cell phone wasn’t needed

When a cell phone wasn’t needed

One was in our kitchen and one was on the landing at the top of the stairs in my parents home when I was growing up. They were stationed on the wall a...

January 14th, 2022 |  


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