NEWS


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Eastern graduates 62
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‘In Flanders Fields’
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Southern graduates 56
Candlelight vigil to be held for missing woman

Candlelight vigil to be held for missing woman

POINT PLEASANT — A candlelight vigil for Grace Allison Smith, who has been missing since Feb. 23, will be held Thursday, 8 p.m., on the steps of...

May 20th, 2022 |  


123 new COVID cases reported… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

123 new COVID cases reported… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

Editor’s note: Due to recent changes in the frequency of data reported by the Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Valley Publishing’s COVID Up...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Sheriff’s office participates in enforcement program

POMEROY — Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood announced the enforcement results of the sheriff’s office’s participation in April’s...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Commissioners approve finance items

POMEROY — The Meigs County Commissioners met in regular session last week to approve financial matters.Present during the meeting were President...

May 19th, 2022 |  


Southern FFA helps with Ag Day

Southern FFA helps with Ag Day

POMEROY — Last week, Meigs County Ag Day was held at the Meigs County Fairgrounds in Pomeroy.Ag Day was put together by the Athens-Meigs Farm Bu...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Meigs Board of Ed. approves personnel

POMEROY — The Meigs Local Board of Education meet last week to approve personnel.Present during the meeting were board members Ryan Mahr, Roger ...

May 18th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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D-3 regional meet begins
10:32 am |    
Wahama wins 2, back in final
Point champs discuss titles

Point champs discuss titles

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Black Knights and Lady Knights respectively placed second and third last week at the 2022 WVSSAC Class AA track and fiel...

May 25th, 2022 |  


Wahama wins Region IV crown

Wahama wins Region IV crown

MAN, W.Va. — Punching your ticket to state is good, but getting a bit of revenge while doing it is even better.The Wahama baseball team will be ...

May 25th, 2022 |  


Meigs marches past Pirates, 10-2

Meigs marches past Pirates, 10-2

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The Pirates might have considered it a wild ride, but the Marauders found this journey to be some rather smooth sailing.The ...

May 24th, 2022 updated: May 25th, 2022. |  


Familiar faces await Wahama

Familiar faces await Wahama

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Until last year, it took forever for the Lady Falcons to reach the state tournament.The defending champs didn’t ...

May 24th, 2022 |  


White Falcons mercy Man, 10-0

White Falcons mercy Man, 10-0

MASON, W.Va. — One more win, and it’s off to Charleston.The Wahama baseball team started its regional play in a big way, with a 10-0 home ...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Ohio teams headed to regionals

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — And they’re moving on up.Gallia Academy, Meigs and River Valley all had athletes advance to the regional level last we...

May 23rd, 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


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Meigs Health Matters… Third-hand smoke: What it is and how to protect your family

Meigs Health Matters… Third-hand smoke: What it is and how to protect your family

Most of us have probably heard about ‘First-Hand’ and ‘Second-Hand’ smoke, as well as the associated health risks. Some of the...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: The feast commanded

Search the Scriptures: The feast commanded

Under the Law of Moses, in addition to the weekly observance of the Sabbath Day, there were seven annual celebrations which God gave to the people of ...

May 19th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Trinity Sunday

God’s Kids Korner: Trinity Sunday

This Sunday, May 22, we celebrate something called the Trinity. It’s another special day in the life of the church that we remember. It’s ...

May 19th, 2022 |  


Christ defangs the bite of prejudice

Christ defangs the bite of prejudice

The major biting shortcoming of co-existence among the people of varying ethnic, racial, social, and religious characteristics has to do with prejudic...

May 19th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: A celebration of salvation

Search the Scriptures: A celebration of salvation

When God gave the Law to Israel, speaking from the mountain, proclaiming those edicts which would become known as the Ten Commandments, the book of Ex...

May 12th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Filled with the Holy Spirit

God’s Kids Korner: Filled with the Holy Spirit

Before Jesus returned to heaven to be with his Father, He told his disciples in John 14:12 that they would do even greater things than He had done whe...

May 12th, 2022 |  


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