NEWS


Boil advisory in parts of Meigs Co.

MEIGS COUNTY — Tuppers Plains-Chester Water District announced a boil advisory for June 22 through 4:30 p.m. June 24 for the following townships...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


Email scam alert

OHIO VALLEY — Ohio Valley Bank advises customers to be mindful of an email scam that has become more prevalent.The email in question is claiming...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


Commissioners approve agreements

POMEROY — The Meigs County Commissioners met last week in regular session, where they approved an agreement for an adult education program.Prese...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


Next Level to headline Mayor’s Night Out

Next Level to headline Mayor’s Night Out

POINT PLEASANT — Next Level, a local band that plays a variety of music, is set to headline this week’s Mayor’s Night Out on Friday,...

June 21st, 2022 |  


Middleport council discusses projects

MIDDLEPORT — Middleport Village Council met in regular session on last week at village hall to discuss and approve projects.Present during the m...

June 21st, 2022 updated: June 22nd, 2022. |  


SPORTS


7:00 pm |    
Schultz wins national title
Mason County racks up titles

Mason County racks up titles

It was probably the closest thing to a normal school year — at least sports-wise — that anyone at the high school level has been part of s...

June 17th, 2022 |  


Rio names Pilkington new Director of Rugby

Rio names Pilkington new Director of Rugby

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — After successfully guiding the University of Rio Grande’s first-year rugby team through a tumultuous Spring period, Adr...

June 17th, 2022 |  


Class AA baseball team released

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Just a scant few hours after winning its second straight Class AA state baseball championship, Logan was back at its basebal...

June 15th, 2022 |  


Minimal changes within OVP area

Minimal changes within OVP area

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Jeffersons were all about moving on up.A couple of Meigs County teams might enjoy the thought of moving on down.The volleyb...

June 14th, 2022 |  


Barnitz named Class A captain

Barnitz named Class A captain

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Wahama’s run to a Class A state title inside Appalachian Power Park was derailed by Charleston Catholic and first-year...

June 14th, 2022 |  


LIFE


Taylor receives OVB promotion

Taylor receives OVB promotion

GALLIPOLIS — Ohio Valley Bank (OVB) recently announced the promotion of Amanda Taylor.Taylor has been a key member of the OVB Information Techno...

March 30th, 2022 |  


Moose fundraiser benefits domestic violence shelter

Moose fundraiser benefits domestic violence shelter

POINT PLEASANT — The Point Pleasant Moose Lodge #731’s recent charity benefit for Square One of Gallipolis, Ohio raised over $2,000.Severa...

March 23rd, 2022 |  


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 |  


OPINION


10:50 am |    

Mosquito control, awareness

Stealthy, healthy nutrition for kids

In a perfect world, we would all have enough time in the kitchen to prepare healthy, tasty, and picture-perfect meals for our families. Additionally, ...

June 17th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: The sheep’s prayer

Search the Scriptures: The sheep’s prayer

Most of us are familiar with the 23rd Psalm, and its comforting opening verse, “The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.” Many are likew...

June 16th, 2022 |  


The strawberry story

The strawberry story

Terry and I recently ate a meal at McClure’s in Pomeroy. As a treat, she ordered for herself a strawberry shake.After some delicious slurps, she...

June 16th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Jesus and the library card

God’s Kids Korner: Jesus and the library card

Do you have a library card? If you don’t already have one, you should get one. One of the great things about a library card is that it is availa...

June 16th, 2022 |  


Meigs Health Matters… Men’s health awareness

Meigs Health Matters… Men’s health awareness

June 13-19 is Men’s Health Week. On Friday, June 17 (Friday prior to Father’s Day), all are encouraged to wear blue. The purpose of wearin...

June 10th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: The sheep’s test

Search the Scriptures: The sheep’s test

Imagine, if you will, that a conscientious and honest man were to discover an obviously well-loved and expensive looking dog wandering his yard, and h...

June 9th, 2022 |  


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