NEWS


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SHS Prom Royalty crowned
Pomeroy man convicted of sex crimes against children

Pomeroy man convicted of sex crimes against children

POMEROY — Following a week-long trial in Meigs County Common Pleas Court, James L. Hess, 53, of Pomeroy, was convicted on six of the seven count...

May 7th, 2021 updated: May 10th, 2021. |  


Sex offender compliance check conducted

Sex offender compliance check conducted

MEIGS COUNTY — Local and federal officials took part in a sex offender compliance check on Friday afternoon.Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood repo...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Meigs County observes a day of prayer

Meigs County observes a day of prayer

POMEROY — “Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is Liberty.” — 2 Corinthians 3:17That verse ...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Pomeroy to receive $75K in grant funding

Pomeroy to receive $75K in grant funding

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Seven public access improvement projects received a total of $492,920 this year through the Paddling Enhancement Grant, accordi...

May 7th, 2021 |  


One additional COVID-19 death reported in Gallia… Latest case data in Gallia, Mason, Meigs

One additional COVID-19 death reported in Gallia… Latest case data in Gallia, Mason, Meigs

OHIO VALLEY — The Ohio Department of Health reported one additional COVID-19 death in Gallia County on Friday, a person in the 50-59 age range.I...

May 7th, 2021 |  


King arrested on warrants, new charges

King arrested on warrants, new charges

HARRISONVILLE — A Meigs County man was arrested on Thursday on felony warrants and a new menacing threats charge. The suspect, Michael King, als...

May 7th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Asbury eliminates RedStorm from RSC baseball tournament

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Kaiden Zacharias’s two-out, two-run single capped a three-run seventh inning rally and lifted Asbury University to a 7...

May 11th, 2021 |  


Lady Falcons blank Ritchie County, 5-0

Lady Falcons blank Ritchie County, 5-0

The Lady Falcons won the battle of unbeatens on Friday in Mason County, defeating Little Kanawha Conference guest Ritchie County 5-0. Wahama (8-0, 6-0...

May 10th, 2021 |  


White Falcons fall to Winfield, 17-7

The Wahama baseball team trailed by a single run after five innings, but Winfield scored nine unanswered over the last two frames for the 17-7 non-con...

May 10th, 2021 updated: May 10th, 2021. |  


Locals compete at Wood Invite

Locals compete at Wood Invite

The Winfield girls and Cabell Midland boys came away with top honors on Friday night at the 2021 Paul Wood Invitational held at Ohio Valley Bank Track...

May 10th, 2021 |  


Wahama blasts Blue Devils, 10-0

Wahama blasts Blue Devils, 10-0

The Wahama baseball team allowed just one hit on Thursday at Claflin Stadium, defeating Little Kanawha Conference guest St. Mary’s 10-0 in five ...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Eagles rally past Rio in RSC Baseball opener

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Second-seeded Asbury University scored three times in the bottom of the eighth inning to rally past No. 5 seed University of...

May 7th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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A new church sign
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Pediatric Fund sponsors
Peoples Bank donates to Legion

Peoples Bank donates to Legion

Tina Rees of People Bank and Jim Fry along with John Hood members of Post #39 of The American Legion except a contribution to help support The Buckeye...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Eastern archers win awards

Eastern archers win awards

The Eastern Eagles Archery Club had three participants recently compete in 2021 Ohio Nasp/IBO 3D state tournament. Cydnie Gillilan an 11th grader took...

April 8th, 2021 |  


Meigs Intermediate School honor roll

MIDDLEPORT — Meigs Intermediate School recently announced its second trimester honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.3rd Grade Honor Roll ̵...

April 1st, 2021 |  


Meigs Middle School honor roll

ROCKSPRINGS — Meigs Middle School recently announces it’s second trimester honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.6th Grade Honor Roll ...

April 1st, 2021 |  


Meigs High School honor roll

ROCKSPRINGS — Meigs High School recently announced it’s third nine weeks honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.Freshman — Mallory A...

April 1st, 2021 |  


OPINION


God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

I am sure that all of you know that it is Mother’s Day this coming Sunday. You will probably give your mother a card or a present. Someplace on ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Preachers bear a heavy load

Preachers bear a heavy load

When preachers have a message to deliver, it involves more of a load on the preacher than church goers consider. Prophet Malachi referred to as “...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: A theology of marriage

Cross Words: A theology of marriage

A girl in a white dress walks down the aisle. Beautiful music plays in the background. A man, beaming with excitement, awaits her on the other side. T...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… The role of a public health nurse

Meigs Health Matters… The role of a public health nurse

Public health revolves around the motto — Prevent, Promote, Protect the health of all population groups making sure the community is healthy and...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: An increasing faith

Search the Scriptures: An increasing faith

A certain Roman centurion, stationed in Capernaum had a servant who was very ill and, hearing of Jesus, he asked the local Jewish elders to plead with...

April 29th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: The rewards are real and eternal

A Hunger for More: The rewards are real and eternal

I truly believe that much of the point of your and my existence today is that we, as God’s children by faith in Jesus Christ, live our lives in ...

April 29th, 2021 |  


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