Safe Kids, Healthy Kids event to be held

ROCKSPRINGS — Multiple Meigs County Health Department Programs have joined forces to orchestrate the inaugural Meigs County Safe Kids, Health Ki...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Throwback Thursday: Buffington Island

Throwback Thursday: Buffington Island

At left, the original Buffington Island monument built in 1931, which was replaced after falling into despair. At right, the Buffington Island Monumen...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Morgan’s Raid during the Civil War

Morgan’s Raid during the Civil War

July 2, 1863, marked the beginning of Confederate General John Hunt Morgan’s 1,000 plus mile raid in Sparta, Tennessee. Known as the ‘Thun...

July 17th, 2019 |  



Scenes from the Summer Bash 2019

Scenes from the Summer Bash 2019

Bitanga’s Martial Arts Center in Middleport recently hosted a community-wide Summer Bash on the front lawn of The Blakeslee Center (future home ...

July 17th, 2019 |  


‘Sudden oak death’ detected on plants

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA), in coordination with USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS)...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Meigs Heritage Festival to be held Saturday

Meigs Heritage Festival to be held Saturday

CHESTER — Meigs County’s Bicentennial Celebration continues this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Meigs Heritage Festival in Chester,...

July 17th, 2019 |  


B&J’s Market welcomed in Point

B&J’s Market welcomed in Point

City of Point Pleasant officials recently welcomed B&J’s Market located at 409 6th Street. The market offers seafood, exotic meats, vegan an...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Music along the River

Music along the River

The Rhythm on the River music series featured performer Bill Dutcher last Friday evening, performing on the gazebo stage at the Pomeroy Levee. The 20t...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Tales and Tidbits: Sutton Twp., Part I

Tales and Tidbits: Sutton Twp., Part I

SUTTON TOWNSHIP — Bob Beegle is well known in Meigs County for his gift of storytelling. A lifelong resident of Sutton Township, he entertained ...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Henry headlines ‘Mayor’s Night Out’

Henry headlines ‘Mayor’s Night Out’

POINT PLEASANT — The Riverfront Park amphitheater will be filled with the sounds of country and rock from Devin Henry this Friday for the summer...

July 16th, 2019 |