NEWS


Grand Jury returns 13 indictments

POMEROY — Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney James K. Stanley recently announced that on June 15, 2022 the Meigs County Grand Jury returned 13 in...

June 28th, 2022 |  


U.S. 33 westbound rest area closed for rebuilding

MEIGS COUNTY — The rest area located on U.S. 33 westbound in Meigs County has closed (as of Monday, June 27) so the building can be demolished a...

June 27th, 2022 updated: June 27th, 2022. |  


Meigs County Farmers Market is “branching out”

Meigs County Farmers Market is “branching out”

MEIGS COUNTY — After successfully establishing the Meigs County Farmers Market, board members took their first step into expanding access to fre...

June 24th, 2022 |  


3 deaths, 203 new COVID cases reported… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

3 deaths, 203 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...

June 24th, 2022 |  


Meigs Pioneer and Historical Society receives donation

Meigs Pioneer and Historical Society receives donation

MIDDLEPORT — Home National Bank made their second installment of three pledges totaling $10,000 to the Meigs Historical Society and Museum. The ...

June 23rd, 2022 |  


Latest jobless stats for Gallia, Meigs

OHIO VALLEY — Meigs and Gallia counties are currently ranked 83rd and 60th out of 88 counties, respectively, when it comes to unemployment rates...

June 23rd, 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


11:00 am |    
No hope! Why?

Mosquito control, awareness

It’s summertime once again, and along with all of the ice-cream and swimming and baseball games comes everyone’s least favorite insect: Mo...

June 24th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: A cup of water for the devil

Search the Scriptures: A cup of water for the devil

How frequently human wisdom differs from the wisdom God teaches. Yet, so pervasive is the received wisdom of the world that frequently even the people...

June 23rd, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Excuses, excuses, excuses

God’s Kids Korner: Excuses, excuses, excuses

Have you ever made an excuse for something like why you were late for an appointment, why you didn’t have your homework, or why something wasn&#...

June 23rd, 2022 |  


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 |  


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