NEWS


Registration open for watershed camp

Registration open for watershed camp

RUTLAND — The Meigs Soil and Water Conservation District has now opened registration for the annual summer watershed camp.The Watershed Camp wil...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Meigs Prom royalty crowned

Meigs Prom royalty crowned

Meigs High School 2022 Prom Queen candidates were (front row, from left) Cameron Davis, Mallory Hawley, Tia Harris, Emilee Willis, Abby Barrett. Prom ...

May 12th, 2022 |  


PVH warns of phone scams

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) has been made aware and wanted to advise local residents about a phone scam in the area i...

May 10th, 2022 |  


Commissioners approve financial items

POMEROY — The Meigs County Commissioners met last week in regular session, where they approved financial matters.Present during the meeting were...

May 10th, 2022 |  


4th of July celebration planning underway

POMEROY — Pomeroy is raising funds for an inaugural 4th of July celebration this year.The Big Bend Area Fireworks event is set for July 2, begin...

May 9th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Wahama wins sectional title
White Falcons force Game 3

White Falcons force Game 3

RAVENSWOOD, W.Va. — A loss avenged, with some dingers hit along the way.The Wahama baseball team took down the Ravenswood Red Devils on the road...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Redmen, Lady Hornets win OVC track titles

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — There wasn’t much of a quantity, so the quality real shined through.The Gallia Academy track and field teams set a pai...

May 15th, 2022 |  


Eagles roll past East, 20-0

Eagles roll past East, 20-0

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — One egg that these Eagles didn’t mind laying.The Eastern baseball team led 10-0 through two innings and doubled tha...

May 15th, 2022 |  


Wahama, Lady Cats headed to state

Wahama, Lady Cats headed to state

WINFIELD, W.Va. — Some traditional good fortunes for Wahama. Some really fortunate outcomes for the Lady Cats too.All in all, a pretty promising...

May 14th, 2022 |  


Wahama wins, heads to Ravenswood Saturday

Wahama wins, heads to Ravenswood Saturday

And so they will do it again. The Wahama baseball team advanced to the Class A Region IV, Section 2 championship game with a 12-2 victory over Calhoun...

May 13th, 2022 |  


LIFE


OVB announces Main Office promotions

OVB announces Main Office promotions

GALLIPOLIS — Ohio Valley Bank (OVB) recently announced the promotions of Jody Stapleton, Kristina Nickels and Lori Gagliardi. According to a new...

March 23rd, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Why the newspaper keeps reporting numbers

David Trinko: Why the newspaper keeps reporting numbers

The old adage says numbers never lie.According to plenty of internet comments over the past two years, they lied to you nearly daily.If you’re a...

March 18th, 2022 |  


Meigs High School Honor Roll

Meigs High School announces the second nine weeks honor roll as follows:Freshmen: Kadence Allen, Abigail Barber, Brady Barnett, Lindsay Barnhart, Tess...

March 14th, 2022 |  


RACO plans spring yard sale, food drive

The Racine Area Community Organization held its regular monthly meeting recently at the Kathryn Hart Community Center. The secretary and treasurerR...

March 4th, 2022 |  


Brooks-Grant Camp officers

Brooks-Grant Camp officers

Officers for Brooks-Grant Camp No. 7, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Middleport, Ohio are pictured. Front row, Senior Vice Commander Dale Co...

March 4th, 2022 |  


Father, daughter duo achieve Black Belts

Father, daughter duo achieve Black Belts

POINT PLEASANT — The Point Pleasant branch school of S.H. Kang’s Taekwondo Academy recently announced the newest Black Belts, Chad and Cel...

February 9th, 2022 |  


OPINION


11:00 am |    
Patiently wait on God

Holzer to host free skin cancer screening

JACKSON — The month of May is recognized as Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Skin cancer is the most common cancer among people in the United States...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Fresh produce

Meigs Health Matters… Fresh produce

At some point in your life, you have most likely heard how important it is to include fruits and vegetables in your diet. But why? No matter where you...

May 6th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: Reasonable people in unreasonable times

Search the Scriptures: Reasonable people in unreasonable times

It should not be surprising that this fallen world, being at odds as it is with its Creator, is a contentious realm filled with unhappiness, strife an...

May 5th, 2022 |  


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 5th, 2022 |  


The tribulations we experience are par for the course

The tribulations we experience are par for the course

Jesus Christ was very honest with us when He said that “in the world you shall have tribulation.” It is a literal truth that cannot be den...

May 5th, 2022 |  


Sleep Eight, Feel Great

The recent “spring forward” of the hour hand always generates rumblings in homes across America, including mine. Losing that hour of sleep...

April 29th, 2022 |  


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