COVID death reported in Meigs … Latest cases reported across area

OHIO VALLEY — The Meigs County Health Department reported one additional COVID-19 related death on Friday, a person in the 80-89 age range.Five ...

February 26th, 2021 |  


The Underground Railroad – Gallia and Meigs counties, Part 1

OHIO VALLEY — The Underground Railroad reached its peak in the 1850’s, and has become synonymous with the battle to end slavery.This vast ...

February 26th, 2021 |  


For the record: Meigs County Sheriff’s Office

Feb. 230241 hours — Deputies responded to a medical alert alarm on Spring Avenue.0530 hours — Deputies were dispatched to the Ohio Pallet ...

February 26th, 2021 |  



Olive Twp. FD receive fire truck from ODNR

Olive Twp. FD receive fire truck from ODNR

OLIVE TWP. — The Olive Township Volunteer Fire Department in Meigs County recently received a 1997 E-One, a 1,000-gallon structure fire engine f...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Ohio Valley History… Arsenal of democracy

Ohio Valley History… Arsenal of democracy

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt said in 1940, “We must be the great arsenal of democracy” in a speech calling for materiel support for...

February 26th, 2021 updated: February 26th, 2021. |  


COVID-19 bill must drop minimum wage hike, arbiter decides

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate parliamentarian dealt a potentially lethal blow Thursday to Democrats’ drive to hike the minimum wage, decidi...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Governor provides COVID updates

COLUMBUS — Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic dur...

February 25th, 2021 |  


Local schools receive COVID vaccines

Local schools receive COVID vaccines

MEIGS COUNTY — School district personnel in Meigs County have now received their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.Eastern, Meigs and Southern...

February 25th, 2021 |  


Gallia tops 2,200 overall cases since March

Gallia tops 2,200 overall cases since March

OHIO VALLEY — With the addition of four cases on Thursday, Gallia County topped 2,200 cases of COVID-19 since March 2020.The Ohio Department of ...

February 25th, 2021 |  


Ohio is first state to sue Census Bureau over delay in data

Ohio on Thursday became the first state to challenge the U.S. Census Bureau’s decision to push back the release of 2020 census figures so more t...

February 25th, 2021 |