Meigs Briefs

Editor’s Note: Meigs Briefs will only list event information that is open to the public and will be printed on a space-available basis.

Ohio River Sweep

MEIGS COUNTY — The Ohio River Sweep will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 17. Locations are Star Mill Park in Racine and the gazebo near the Amphitheater in Pomeroy. For more information contact the Meigs Soil and Water Conservation District at 740-992-4282.

Scholarship Applications Available

SYRACUSE — Applications for the 2017-18 Carleton College Scholarships for Higher Education are available for legal residents of the village of Syracuse. Residents may pick up an application from Gordon Fisher, 1402 Dusky St., Syracuse. Applications must be returned by June 28. Legal residents of Syracuse can qualify for scholarship awards for a maximum of two years.

POMEROY — The Meigs County Retired Teachers Association is looking for candidates for a scholarship to be given in early August. Applicants must be a college junior or senior education major whose home residence is Meigs County. A GPA of 2.5 or higher is also a requirement. Questions or applications can be obtained by calling Charlene at 740-444-5498 or Becky at 740-992-7096.

Middleport Yard of the Week

MIDDLEPORT — A yard of the week program is beginning in the Village of Middleport. Each week, out of town judges will judge yards in the village, with a yard of the week to be selected from one of the following: yards, porches, entry ways, planter boxes, or overall neatness. One “Yard of the Week” will be selected each week. Only properties within the village limits will be judged.

Road Closure

MEIGS COUNTY — Beginning June 5, State Route 124 in Meigs County will be closed between Township Road 29 (Wells Run Road) and Township Road 144 (Dewitts Run Road) for a slip repair project. The estimated completion date is September 1, 2017.

Immunization Clinic

POMEROY — The Meigs County Health Department will conduct an Immunization Clinic from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. on Tuesdays at 112 E. Memorial Drive in Pomeroy. Please bring child(ren)’s shot records. Children must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian. A $15 donation is appreciated for immunization administration; however, no one will be denied services because of an inability to pay an administration fee for state-funded childhood vaccines. Please bring medical cards and/or commercial insurance cards, if applicable. Zostavax (shingles); pneumonia vaccines are also available. Call for eligibility determination and availability or visit our website at to see a list of accepted commercial insurances and Medicaid for adults.

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