NEWS


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Reported work release walk off in custody
‘Night of Thanksgiving’ meal this Saturday

‘Night of Thanksgiving’ meal this Saturday

POMEROY — Over 15 local churches will be joining together this weekend to welcome all those in community to a home-made Thanksgiving dinner.The ...

November 15th, 2018 |  


Garden Clubs Winter/Holiday Show set

Garden Clubs Winter/Holiday Show set

SYRACUSE — The Syracuse Community Center in Syracuse will be the site this weekend for the Meigs County Garden Clubs’ annual Holiday Flowe...

November 15th, 2018 |  


Grand jury hands down 24 indictments

Grand jury hands down 24 indictments

POMEROY — Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney James K. Stanley announces that on November 14, 2018, the Meigs County Grand Jury returned 24 indict...

November 15th, 2018 |  


‘We Are…remembering’

‘We Are…remembering’

Every November 14, “the 75” are remembered. “The 75” being players, coaches, members of the flight crew and boosters of the Ma...

November 14th, 2018 |  


Commissioners file opioid lawsuit

Commissioners file opioid lawsuit

POMEROY — A lawsuit filed on behalf of Meigs County against specific defendants involved in the prescription drug industry, has been filed in Me...

November 14th, 2018 |  


The snowy season begins

The snowy season begins

Meigs County has seen its first snowfall for the year and more wintry weather is yet to come. As part of Throwback Thursday, pictured is an undated, s...

November 14th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Piebald deer. Shoot or don’t shoot?

Piebald deer. Shoot or don’t shoot?

Have you seen any piebald deer lately? Or do you even know what that means?Perhaps you have heard the word “piebald” and wonder what it me...

November 17th, 2018 |  


Point lands 3 on state soccer teams

Point lands 3 on state soccer teams

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — A memorable year. A memorable postseason.The Point Pleasant boys soccer program netted three selections on the 2018 West...

November 16th, 2018 |  


Kassidy Betzing signs with OU Track

Kassidy Betzing signs with OU Track

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — Just a hop, skip and a jump away… and for her, maybe less than that.On Wednesday inside Meigs High School’s Larr...

November 16th, 2018 |  


Point faces Polar Bears

Point faces Polar Bears

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — In the immortal words of professional wrestling icon Ric Flair, “To be the man, you gotta beat the man.”And headed...

November 15th, 2018 |  


Bobcats beat down Buffalo, 52-17

Bobcats beat down Buffalo, 52-17

ATHENS, Ohio — After giving teams the horns all season, Buffalo planed on wrapping up the Mid-American Conference East Division title on Wednesd...

November 15th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Vanderhoof Jolly Workers celebrate 70 Years and still going strong

Vanderhoof Jolly Workers celebrate 70 Years and still going strong

COOLVILLE/TUPPERS PLAINS — The Vanderhoof Jolly Workers celebrated their 70th year anniversary on Nov. 3, 2018, at the Lottridge Community Cente...

November 10th, 2018 |  


OVB unveils Buckeye Hills debit card

OVB unveils Buckeye Hills debit card

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Ohio Valley Bank recently unveiled a new debit card design as part of its Community First debit card program. The Buckeye Hil...

November 7th, 2018 |  


Be the first to know: Online COLA notices

Be the first to know: Online COLA notices

We are constantly expanding our online services to give you freedom and control when doing business with us. Our new online cost-of-living adjustment ...

November 7th, 2018 |  


Eastern Archery announces raffle winners

Eastern Archery announces raffle winners

REEDSVILLE — The Eastern Eagles Archery Club recently announced the winners of our 2018 Fall Archery Raffle.Devon Baum, of Baum Lumber in Cheste...

November 6th, 2018 |  


Retired Teachers hear museum update

The Meigs County Retired Teachers met Oct. 18 at the Meigs Senior Center for a noon luncheon. Charlene Rutherford, president, opened the meeting with ...

November 5th, 2018 |  


TOPS attends rally, holds meeting

TOPS attends rally, holds meeting

TUPPERS PLAINS — TOPS OH#2013 Tuppers Plains met at the St. Paul United Methodist Church. Nola Easterling and Mary Bush were both recently award...

November 5th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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The holiday shopping list that glistens

The holiday shopping list that glistens

A box. That’s the least expensive, most utilized gift to give to any child under the age of six. Grinning toddlers crawl through their cardboard...

November 16th, 2018 |  


Search the Scriptures: A prayer of thanksgiving

Search the Scriptures: A prayer of thanksgiving

The Bible reminds us: “Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.” (Colossians 4:2; ESV) And elsewhere, ̶...

November 15th, 2018 |  


I want to say to you, ‘I’m sorry’

I want to say to you, ‘I’m sorry’

I started writing weekly articles and submitting them in August of 1998. During this stretch of time, I have been mindful to give timely shout-outs to...

November 15th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: Seek your Shepherd above all else

Teen testimony: Seek your Shepherd above all else

Decisions can be daunting. As I get older, I find myself facing more and more decisions. Knowing my decisions lay the foundation for my future, I ofte...

November 15th, 2018 |  


A Hunger for More: Be thankful for God’s blessings

A Hunger for More: Be thankful for God’s blessings

Thanksgiving is the day we officially set aside to reflect on our blessings, and the Friday after officially marks the start of the Christmas season. ...

November 15th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Just have faith

God’s Kids Korner: Just have faith

In Mark 13: 1-8, Jesus and His disciples are leaving the Temple area when one of them remarks what a beautiful and magnificent building the Temple is ...

November 15th, 2018 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA