NEWS


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Hosting ‘Winterfest’
1 death, 181 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

1 death, 181 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there was one additional death, as well as 181 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Pub...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Nearly $15 million of funding to Behavioral Healthcare

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Wednesday announced that $14.9 million in American Rescue Plan (ARPA) Supplemental Block Grants funds will b...

January 26th, 2022 |  


Donations support land preservation in SE Ohio

Donations support land preservation in SE Ohio

ATHENS — A newly established fund in memory of a passionate, local young woman and aspiring wildland firefighter will support Athens Conservancy...

January 26th, 2022 |  


217 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

217 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there were 217 new COVID-19 cases reported in the Ohio Valley Publishing area on Wednesday.In Gall...

January 26th, 2022 |  


Middleport discusses vacant properties

Middleport discusses vacant properties

MIDDLEPORT — The Middleport Village Council met in regular session on Monday, discussing vacant properties and other agenda items.Present during...

January 26th, 2022 |  


Gov. DeWine announces MARCS Grant recipients

Gov. DeWine announces MARCS Grant recipients

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday announced the recipients of the 2022 MARCS (Multi-Agency Radio Communications Systems) grant, which ...

January 26th, 2022 updated: January 26th, 2022. |  


SPORTS


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RV, SG select new coaches

Waterford sweeps Lady Rebels, 54-43

WATERFORD, Ohio — A 3-headed monster with a devastating 1-2 punch.Host Waterford had three players amass all but four of its first half points, ...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Saint Albans downs Lady Falcons, 45-22

Saint Albans downs Lady Falcons, 45-22

MASON, W.Va. — The Lady Dragons were not slain on this night.The Wahama girls basketball team dropped a home game to the tune of 45-22 Thursday ...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Marauders win at Crooksville, 76-36

CROOKSVILLE, Ohio — The Meigs boys basketball team picked up a 76-36 road win Thursday evening against the Crooksville Ceramics.The Marauders (8...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Lady Tornadoes fall to Belpre, 43-37

BELPRE, Ohio — The Southern girls basketball team fell 43-37 on the road Thursday evening to the Belpre Lady Eagles in a Tri-Valley Conference H...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Ironton sweeps Blue Angels, 47-31

CENTENARY, Ohio — The Lady Tigers simply had better balance.Visiting Ironton had two players pour in double digits and had eight total reach the...

January 27th, 2022 |  


LIFE


Students donate to animal shelters

Students donate to animal shelters

First graders at Meigs Primary School recently collected items for dogs at the Meigs County Animal Shelter. Items were also collected for cats but tho...

December 10th, 2021 |  


Racine Southern FFA Host Ohio FFA District 10 Leadership Night

Racine Southern FFA Host Ohio FFA District 10 Leadership Night

RACINE — The Racine Southern FFA Chapter recently hosted a leadership night in the Southern Local Schools Cafeteria.Throughout the year, Ohio FF...

December 1st, 2021 |  


Middleport High School Alumni Banquet held

Labor Day Saturday brought over 120 Middleport High School Alumni and guests “back home” for a very special evening. The Blakeslee Center,...

November 22nd, 2021 |  


Thoma 60th anniversary

Thoma 60th anniversary

Guy and Ellen (Young) Thoma, of Rutland, Ohio, recently celebrated their 60th anniversary, having been married on November 19, 1961 in Pomeroy, Ohio.G...

November 19th, 2021 |  


Eastern High School Honor Roll

The Eastern High School Honor Roll for the First Nine Weeks was submitted as follows: All “A” Honor Roll – 12th grade: Dustin Davis,...

November 10th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Search the Scriptures: No longer strangers

Search the Scriptures: No longer strangers

In the modern vernacular, the word, “strange,” has come to be synonymous with “weird and unusual,” but it is worth noting that...

January 27th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Yes you can!

God’s Kids Korner: Yes you can!

“I just can’t do it!” Have you ever said that? I’m sure you have because we have all said that at one time or another. Maybe y...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Glimpses of America, 1957

Glimpses of America, 1957

A couple of years ago, one of my sweet and gentle readers, Mary Crider, gave me a large stack of my favorite childhood magazine, Sports Illustrated, m...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Meigs Health Matters… How to motivate your child to exercise

Meigs Health Matters… How to motivate your child to exercise

Sometimes, it can be a real challenge for kids (and adults) to get enough daily activity. Some days, I feel like there is no way I can add in one̷...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Protecting Ohioans from surprise medical bills

Protecting Ohioans from surprise medical bills

For years we have worked to protect Ohioans from out of control surprise medical bills, and thanks to the No Surprises Act, which went into effect on ...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Grow a few vegetables indoors this winter

Grow a few vegetables indoors this winter

Limited outdoor growing space or cold winters may have you missing fresh homegrown vegetables. Make this the winter you try growing a few vegetables i...

January 21st, 2022 |  


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