Lawmakers revive bills to fight racism, honor Juneteenth

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Racism would be declared a public health crisis in Ohio and the day celebrating the official end of slavery would become a...

February 24th, 2021 |  


Ohio governor, first lady receive 2nd COVID-19 vaccine shot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine and his wife, Fran DeWine, received the second dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday, the governor&#...

February 24th, 2021 |  


OU study demonstrates barriers to COVID-19 vaccination

ATHENS — A new study conducted at Ohio University shows that residents of Appalachian areas, younger Ohioans and Black and Hispanic residents ar...

February 24th, 2021 |  



Mental health organization launches

GALLIPOLIS — A new organization launched Tuesday to serve people and families with mental illness in Gallia, Jackson and Meigs counties.The Nati...

February 24th, 2021 |  


Centrist Democrats flex muscles, create headaches for Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — A moderate Democratic senator from West Virginia is suddenly one of the most powerful people in Washington.Sen. Joe Manchin ha...

February 24th, 2021 |  


Grants available to Appalachian organizations

NELSONVILLE — The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is pleased to announce that grant applications for the Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund to Su...

February 24th, 2021 |  


Gallia, Meigs report new cases… Mason reports zero

OHIO VALLEY — Additional COVID-19 cases were reported in Meigs and Gallia Counties on Tuesday.The Meigs County Health Department reported 10 new...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


Commissioners approve agenda items

POMEROY — The Meigs County Commissioners approved several agenda items during recent meeting.Michelle Adams was approved as the Ohio Means Jobs ...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


Rio unveils tuition reduction plan

Rio unveils tuition reduction plan

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande has announced a reduction in tuition costs and states it is investing in more student support se...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


The spring season

The spring season

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s major league sports teams beginning their seasons this spring could be allowed up to 30% of fan capacity unde...

February 23rd, 2021 |