NEWS


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Gov. DeWine announces MARCS Grant recipients
3 deaths, 97 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

3 deaths, 97 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since Friday’s update, there were three additional deaths, as well as 97 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Pub...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Meigs Public Transit system operational

Meigs Public Transit system operational

MIDDLEPORT — The Meigs County Public Transit system is now in operation, transporting Meigs Countians to medical appointments.The public transit...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Gov. DeWine announces MARCS Grant recipients

Gov. DeWine announces MARCS Grant recipients

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday announced the recipients of the 2022 MARCS (Multi-Agency Radio Communications Systems) grant, which ...

January 25th, 2022 updated: January 25th, 2022. |  


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 |  


SPORTS


Saint Albans downs Lady Falcons, 45-22

Saint Albans downs Lady Falcons, 45-22

MASON, W.Va. — The Lady Dragons were not slain on this night.The Wahama girls basketball team dropped a home game to the tune of 45-22 Thursday ...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Marauders win at Crooksville, 76-36

CROOKSVILLE, Ohio — The Meigs boys basketball team picked up a 76-36 road win Thursday evening against the Crooksville Ceramics.The Marauders (8...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Lady Tornadoes fall to Belpre, 43-37

BELPRE, Ohio — The Southern girls basketball team fell 43-37 on the road Thursday evening to the Belpre Lady Eagles in a Tri-Valley Conference H...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Blue Devils avenge Ironton, 63-58

Blue Devils avenge Ironton, 63-58

CENTENARY, Ohio — Four quarters of fending off Tigers, with an exclamation point at the end.Visiting Ironton rallied back from a 16-point first ...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Ironton sweeps Blue Angels, 47-31

CENTENARY, Ohio — The Lady Tigers simply had better balance.Visiting Ironton had two players pour in double digits and had eight total reach the...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Waterford cruises past Lady Tornadoes, 58-26

RACINE, Ohio — Simply too much firepower to overcome.Visiting Waterford scored 20 points in each of the first two quarters and ultimately cruise...

January 27th, 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


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Meigs Health Matters… How to motivate your child to exercise

Meigs Health Matters… How to motivate your child to exercise

Sometimes, it can be a real challenge for kids (and adults) to get enough daily activity. Some days, I feel like there is no way I can add in one̷...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Protecting Ohioans from surprise medical bills

Protecting Ohioans from surprise medical bills

For years we have worked to protect Ohioans from out of control surprise medical bills, and thanks to the No Surprises Act, which went into effect on ...

January 21st, 2022 |  


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 |  


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