NEWS


9:37 am |    
Remembering Pearl Harbor
1:57 pm
Updated: 6:17 pm. |    
GCSO seeking location of mental health patient
4:01 pm
Updated: 6:04 pm. |    
Christmas events planned for Saturday
Ceremony held for new officials

Ceremony held for new officials

A ceremony was held on Thursday morning for the newly elected Meigs County officials who will begin their terms in 2019. Judge Scott Powell issued the...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Throwback Thursday: December 1938

Throwback Thursday: December 1938

This photo from the collection of Bob Graham shows Main Street in Pomeroy decorated for Christmas in 1938. Lights hang along the right side of the pho...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Multi-state pursuit results in arrest

Multi-state pursuit results in arrest

OHIO VALLEY — A Gallipolis man was captured and arrested after a pursuit over state lines.Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin states that on Dec...

December 5th, 2018 updated: December 6th, 2018. |  


Appeals Court affirms sentence of Meigs Couny man

POMEROY — The Fourth District Court of Appeals has affirmed the sentence of a Meigs County man on charges of felonious assault, kidnapping and i...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Stuart’s hosts A Legendary Christmas concert

NELSONVILLE — Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville, Ohio, presents an evening of great holiday music with A Legendary Christmas on Friday, ...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Four-alarm fire injures one

Four-alarm fire injures one

MASON — A four-alarm fire on Adamsville Road in Mason left one of the home’s occupants injured, according to a spokesman from the Mason Vo...

December 5th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Africentric fends off Blue Devils, 63-61

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — Just a bit too late.The Gallia Academy boys basketball team overcame a 19-point halftime deficit and tied things up with less...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Meigs bounces Blue Angels, 60-25

Meigs bounces Blue Angels, 60-25

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — There just wasn’t much the Lady Marauders tried that didn’t work.The Meigs girls basketball team defeated non-co...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Marauders halted by Oak Hill, 70-55

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — A slow start teamed with an opponent that just can’t miss makes for a long Saturday.The Meigs boys basketball team tall...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Point wins Jason Eades Memorial

Point wins Jason Eades Memorial

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va — It wasn’t perfect, but it was about as close to perfect as you might ever see.The Point Pleasant wrestling team pos...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Eagles finish 8th at Warren

VINCENT, Ohio — A pair of silver medals and an eighth-place overall finish.With a two runner-up finishers, the Eastern wrestling team claimed ei...

December 9th, 2018 |  


LIFE


9:45 am |    
Lodge installs new officers
DAR works at historical marker site

DAR works at historical marker site

LONG BOTTOM — The members of Return Jonathan Meigs Chapter of DAR recently cleaned the George Washington Marker located on State Route 124 near ...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


Shamblin named PVH Employee of the Month

Shamblin named PVH Employee of the Month

POINT PLEASANT — Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) announces the Customer Service Employee of the Month for September 2018 is Mary Shamblin in the ...

November 28th, 2018 |  


Walker 65th anniversary

Walker 65th anniversary

Harold and Betty Walker recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. They were married November 15, 1953 in Gallipolis, Ohio by Rev. Paul Niswa...

November 24th, 2018 |  


Meigs Intermediate School Honor Roll

MIDDLEPORT — Meigs Intermediate School has announced its honor roll for the first trimester of the 2018-19 school year.Third Grade — Haven...

November 24th, 2018 |  


Meigs Middle School Honor Roll

ROCKSPRINGS — Meigs Middle School has announced its honor roll for the first trimester of the 2018-19 school year.Sixth Grade Honor Roll —...

November 24th, 2018 |  


Meigs High School Honor Roll

ROCKSPRINGS — Meigs High School has announced its honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2018-19 school year.Freshman — Amara Barrett,...

November 24th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Search the Scriptures: God’s Exhortation to You

Search the Scriptures: God’s Exhortation to You

It is highly recommended, when studying the Bible, that the diligent student pays close attention to the context of any given passage, duly noting who...

December 6th, 2018 |  


A Hunger for More: Celebrating hope, joy and peace

A Hunger for More: Celebrating hope, joy and peace

The black velvet of night’s shadows swathes the little town in a quiet embrace. Occasionally, were one to simply listen, all that can be heard a...

December 6th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Our true hero

God’s Kids Korner: Our true hero

I’m sure you have thought about and seen heroes on television or in the movies. You, like me, probably think of a hero as someone who is bigger,...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: It’s okay to not be okay

Teen testimony: It’s okay to not be okay

It’s a Tuesday night. I’m writing to you from college. It’s finals week. I can’t begin to tell you how thankful I am to know t...

December 6th, 2018 |  


The dish on missing dish tops

The dish on missing dish tops

Thanksgiving is but a faint taste of pumpkin pie. The cooking is finished, the dishes are washed, the pants are tight…three signs of culinary ac...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Reality meets perception

Reality meets perception

It seems to me that every so often we are reminded of a fairy tale by something that occurs in real life. For example, we sometimes hear of a “C...

December 5th, 2018 |  


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