Marking a piece of history

Marking a piece of history

POMEROY — Exactly 200 years after Meigs County was officially formed, the first of the 12 Bicentennial Markers was unveiled on Monday morning.A ...

January 21st, 2019 updated: January 21st, 2019. |  


Suspect in custody following escape

Suspect in custody following escape

MIDDLEPORT — A Gallipolis man being transported from one jail facility to another temporarily escaped the custody of a sheriff’s deputy on...

January 21st, 2019 updated: January 21st, 2019. |  


UPDATE: Escaped inmate back in custody

UPDATE: Escaped inmate back in custody

UPDATE: The suspect has been taken into custody.MIDDLEPORT — Local law enforcement officers are searching for an inmate who escaped Monday morni...

January 21st, 2019 updated: January 21st, 2019. |  



Deceased identified as Mason County man in Gallia death investigation

Deceased identified as Mason County man in Gallia death investigation

GALLIA COUNTY — Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin reports the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Ohio State Highway...

January 19th, 2019 updated: January 21st, 2019. |  


Man charged with wanton endangerment

Man charged with wanton endangerment

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Point Pleasant Primary School was placed on lockdown Wednesday as a precautionary measure until law enforcement located ...

January 19th, 2019 |  


Looking ahead to spring

Looking ahead to spring

GALLIPOLIS — To cap off the end of The Ohio Valley Symphony’s season, Peter Stafford Wilson will conduct the rousing April 27 Spring Strin...

January 19th, 2019 |  


Be a Champion for kids

OHIO VALLEY — Be a Champion for area children — a CASA Champion.CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocate.Chelsey Kloes, Meigs-Gall...

January 19th, 2019 |  


Turning 200

Turning 200

MEIGS COUNTY — It’s a celebration 200 years in the making.This year marks Meigs County’s 200th birthday and the celebrations and eve...

January 19th, 2019 |  


The Great Salt Bend

After quite a long break, longer than I’d preferred if I hadn’t been away from my research, I’m happy to apologize for the delay and...

January 19th, 2019 |  


Celebrating the Bicentennial

Celebrating the Bicentennial

Meigs County officially turns 200 this year, with several events planned as part of the Bicentennial celebration. Former from portions of Gallia and A...

January 19th, 2019 |