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Middleport celebrates Christmas

Middleport celebrates Christmas

Despite rain and cooler temperatures on Saturday evening, residents and businesses in the village of Middleport celebrated the Christmas season with a...

December 4th, 2019 |  


Christmas in Middleport 2019

Christmas in Middleport 2019

The park near the T in Middleport was decorated for the holiday season as part of the Christmas activities.A tree decorated as The Grinch was on displ...

December 4th, 2019 |  


Tip sought in 2013 hunting death

Tip sought in 2013 hunting death

GALLIA COUNTY — With the opening day of deer gun season upon the area, Gallia Sheriff Matt Champlin said he would encourage anyone with informat...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


Deer season opening day numbers

COLUMBUS — The opening day of Ohio’s white-tailed deer-gun hunting season resulted in 15,501 deer taken by Buckeye State hunters, accordin...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


Pomeroy Christmas Parade 2019

Pomeroy Christmas Parade 2019

The 2019 Meigs County Fair Queen Gabrielle Beeler took part in the Pomeroy Christmas Parade on Sunday.Gallia Meigs Performing Arts members were among ...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


Pomeroy Christmas parade held

Pomeroy Christmas parade held

The annual Pomeroy Christmas Parade was held on Sunday afternoon in the downtown area with a visit from Santa. Santa rode through town on a float, whi...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Eastern’s Dishong signs with Rio track and field

Eastern’s Dishong signs with Rio track and field

Eastern senior Mason Dishong, seated second from right, will be continuing his track and field career after signing with Rio Grande on Thursday, Dec. ...

December 6th, 2019 |  


Buckeyes roll past Southern, 51-39

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — It was practically over after it started.Host Nelsonville-York made an 18-2 first quarter run and never looked back on Tuesd...

December 5th, 2019 |  


2019 All-Ohio football teams

2019 All-Ohio football teams

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association has released its 2019 All-Ohio football teams, featuring eight players from Meigs Coun...

December 5th, 2019 |  


2019 Division V All-Ohio football team

Offensive players of the year: Ethan Wright, Akron Manchester; Cameron Blair, Magnolia Sandy Valley; Gabe Jones, West JeffersonDefensive player of the...

December 5th, 2019 |  


2019 Division VII All-Ohio football team

Offensive player of the year: Hunter Prince, EdgertonDefensive players of the year: TJ Rhamy, Hamler Patrick Henry; Matt Everman, Maria Stein Marion L...

December 5th, 2019 |  


2019 Division IV All-Ohio football team

Offensive players of the year: Evan Prater, Cincinnati Wyoming; Drew Schiano, PerryDefensive player of the year: Camden O’Gara, Cincinnati Wyomi...

December 5th, 2019 |  


LIFE


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Dailey honored for military service
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Meigs Intermediate School Honor Roll

MIDDLEPORT — Meigs Intermediate School recently announced its first trimester honor roll for the 2019-20 school year.Earning honor roll for the ...

November 21st, 2019 |  


TOPS holds weekly meeting

TUPPERS PLAINS — TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) OH #2013 Tuppers Plains met for their weekly meeting at the St. Paul’s United Methodist C...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Dailey honored for military service

Dailey honored for military service

MIDDLEPORT — Local resident Paul Dailey was recently honored at the Middleport Church of Christ for his 24 years of military service.Dailey was ...

November 19th, 2019 updated: November 22nd, 2019. |  


Job’s Daughters hold annual visit

Job’s Daughters hold annual visit

On Sunday, Nov. 10, the Job’s Daughters International Bethels #62 of Middleport and #65 of Belpre held their Official Visit for 2019. Once the B...

November 16th, 2019 |  


BREC broadband infrastructure grant

BREC broadband infrastructure grant

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative’s (BREC) $2.5 million grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Partnersh...

November 13th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Cross Words: Jesus understands temptation

Cross Words: Jesus understands temptation

Christmas is a time to celebrate the coming of God into our world. Theologians call it the incarnation. It’s a fancy word representing both the ...

December 5th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Love came down at Christmas

God’s Kids Korner: Love came down at Christmas

This Sunday is the second Sunday of Advent. Remember from last week, we talked about Advent being the weeks before Christmas when we prepare ourselves...

December 5th, 2019 |  


If it’s not one mouse …

If it’s not one mouse …

Over the past 20 years (!) I have written volumes about computers and other unfathomable gizmos. I got five articles out of buying one new cell phone ...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


Christmas trees you can plant

Christmas trees you can plant

Many families we know have a yearly ritual of planting a live tree each Christmas, creating terrific windbreaks or landscape plantings that increase t...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


A morning of joy and thanks

A morning of joy and thanks

Since Thanksgiving Day this past Thursday, several people have asked me about the operation at Wendy’s that prepares and distributes 2,000 meals...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Ohio vs. Michigan — literal state of war

Ohio vs. Michigan — literal state of war

“You now perceive that a collision between Ohio and Michigan is inevitable, and will therefore be prepared to meet the crisis.”— Ste...

December 1st, 2019 |  


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