NEWS


1:43 pm |    
Looking back down the track
Grand Jury indicts 18

Grand Jury indicts 18

POMEROY — A total of 18 individuals were indicted this week by a Meigs County Grand Jury.Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney James K. Stanley anno...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Throwback Thursday: Shriners

Throwback Thursday: Shriners

Local Shrine Club members have recently taken part in a number of Christmas parades around the area, a tradition which goes back many years. Pictured ...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Remembering ‘the 46’…Silver Bridge remembrance ceremony Saturday

Remembering ‘the 46’…Silver Bridge remembrance ceremony Saturday

POINT PLEASANT — The annual remembrance ceremony which will observe the 51st anniversary of the Silver Bridge Disaster will take place this Satu...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Rio education students host food drive

Rio education students host food drive

RIO GRANDE — Students in the University of Rio Grande’s Bunce School of Education are working to make a difference in Southeast Ohio. As p...

December 12th, 2018 |  


The Betzing fire of 1917

The Betzing fire of 1917

I was watching the news of the horrifying fire that claimed the lives of five children in Youngstown on Dec. 10. I cannot imagine the feeling of the i...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Middleport Council hears water rate recommendations

MIDDLEPORT — The Middleport Village Council discussed the proposed water rate increase at their meeting Monday evening.The council heard from a ...

December 12th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Buffalo rallies past Hannan, 72-61

ASHTON, W.Va. — Good things did not come in these threes.Buffalo hit eight trifectas during a pivotal 32-15 third quarter charge that ultimately...

December 15th, 2018 |  


Rebels fend off Federal Hocking, 58-48

Rebels fend off Federal Hocking, 58-48

MERCERVILLE, Ohio —Despite the slow start, the Rebels are back in the win column.The South Gallia boys basketball team trailed by eight points a...

December 15th, 2018 |  


Blue Devils fall at Ironton, 59-57

IRONTON, Ohio — A painful bump on the conference road.The Gallia Academy boys basketball team trailed the final 27-plus minutes of regulation as...

December 15th, 2018 |  


Meigs marches past Lady Raiders, 55-23

BIDWELL, Ohio — That Lady Marauder defense did it again.For the third time this season, the Meigs girls basketball team has held an opponent to ...

December 14th, 2018 |  


Blue Angels fall to South Point, 63-35

Blue Angels fall to South Point, 63-35

CENTENARY, Ohio — Apparently both good things and bad things come in fours.The Gallia Academy girls basketball team suffered its fourth straight...

December 14th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Ribbon cutting for new Dollar General

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General’s newest store at 7809 Ripley Road in Point Pleasant is now open.Dollar General will celebrate the ...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Swain named to NSBA Leadership Council

GALLIPOLIS — Scott Swain, TCS Forestry, Gallipolis, was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council.NSBA...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Shrine Club president speaks to DAR

Shrine Club president speaks to DAR

The DAR Return Jonathan Meigs Chapter of American Revolution met in November at the Pomeroy Library with the speaker being Clarence Hill from Gallipol...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Lodge installs new officers

Lodge installs new officers

MEIGS COUNTY — Jordan D. Pickens of Pomeroy was installed as Master of Harrisonville Masonic Lodge No.411 on Saturday, Dec. 1, at Harrisonville ...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Local runner competing at the next level

Local runner competing at the next level

POMEROY — A 2018 Eastern High School graduate was recently named Freshman of the Year in her conference for cross country.Jessica Cook was named...

December 8th, 2018 |  


DAR works at historical marker site

DAR works at historical marker site

LONG BOTTOM — The members of Return Jonathan Meigs Chapter of DAR recently cleaned the George Washington Marker located on State Route 124 near ...

December 3rd, 2018 |  


OPINION


12:31 pm |    
Ever seen an angel?
God’s Kids Korner: Time for a change!

God’s Kids Korner: Time for a change!

God sent a man named John to tell the people that a very special person was coming to help those who needed help. The person coming was Jesus, GodR...

December 13th, 2018 |  


Meigs Health Matters: Marking Progress, CHIP Implementation

The Meigs County Health Department and Get Healthy Meigs! have a vision: to improve the overall well-being of Meigs County residents. Quite a lofty go...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Importance of Community Values

During the holiday season, we are all reminded of the meaning of home. Home, for most, is the comfortable warmth of family and friends that surround u...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Christ is God’s perfect star

Christ is God’s perfect star

The stars viewed at night are a wondrous sight. It is a compelling experience to observe them in their particular configurations and to consider their...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Search the Scriptures: God’s Exhortation to You

Search the Scriptures: God’s Exhortation to You

It is highly recommended, when studying the Bible, that the diligent student pays close attention to the context of any given passage, duly noting who...

December 6th, 2018 |  


A Hunger for More: Celebrating hope, joy and peace

A Hunger for More: Celebrating hope, joy and peace

The black velvet of night’s shadows swathes the little town in a quiet embrace. Occasionally, were one to simply listen, all that can be heard a...

December 6th, 2018 |  


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