NEWS


Pomeroy native awarded dental award

Pomeroy native awarded dental award

POMEROY— Dr. Jacob Venoy, a recent graduate of Ohio State University, was awarded the $25,000 Delta Dental Foundation Community Commitment Award...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Meigs allocates federal grants for 2016

POMEROY — The destiny of more than $100,000 in Community Development Block grants was determined by the Meigs County Board of Commissioners duri...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Body found in Portland gravel pit

PORTLAND, Ohio — The body of a West Virginia man was discovered Sunday in a gravel pit of a Meigs County business.The body of Brandon M. Lupardu...

June 20th, 2016 updated: June 21st, 2016. |  


PVH honors its own at annual luncheon

PVH honors its own at annual luncheon

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — At Pleasant Valley Hospital’s 2016 Employee Awards Luncheon, nearly 70 employees were honored for five or more yea...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Mid-Ohio Valley Amateur Radio Club Field Day set

GALLIPOLIS — Residents are invited to try their hand at operating a ham radio and enjoying a cookout, when members of the Mid-Ohio Valley Amateu...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Gillies named ‘Volunteer of the Year’

Gillies named ‘Volunteer of the Year’

POINT PLEASANT — To celebrate the contributions of hospital volunteers, Pleasant Valley Hospital recently recognized several members of Pleasant...

June 18th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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OVP Year in Review

Capehart League completes 2nd week

POMEROY, Ohio — The Meigs County Golf Course provided an excellent conditioned Golf Course as well as beautiful weather for the young men and wo...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Edwards 2nd-team all-league for Saints

Edwards 2nd-team all-league for Saints

One of Eastern High School’s former softball standouts made an immediate impact in her freshman season at the next level.That’s because Gr...

June 21st, 2016 |  


2 locals compete in North-South games

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — A pair of Mason County standout athletes, in their respective sports, competed this past weekend in the annual West Virgini...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Dave Gray named OHSAA Interim Commissioner

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Former OHSAA Board of Directors President Dave Gray has been named Interim Commissioner of the Ohio High School Athletic Associ...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Public encouraged to help Monarch butterflies

Public encouraged to help Monarch butterflies

This fall your local soil and water conservation districts will be doing their part to help monarch butterflies and other pollinator species, and your...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Changes to OHSAA cross country tournament structure approved

Changes to OHSAA cross country tournament structure approved

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Several changes to the high school cross country postseason will take effect this fall after the Ohio High School Athletic Asso...

June 17th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Showing support at Miss USA

Showing support at Miss USA

Pictured sitting is Charlotte Knaul, 96, of Mason County, W.Va., who recently traveled to Las Vegas, Nev. to support Miss Ohio USA Megan Wise from Gal...

June 11th, 2016 |  


Landaker birth

POMEROY — Joan King, of Pomeroy, announces the April 10, 2016, birth of her second great-granddaughter, Layla Marie Landaker. Her sister is Lexi...

June 11th, 2016 |  


Deckerd birth

Deckerd birth

Matthew and Emily (Ashley) Deckerd, of Beloit, Ohio, announce the birth of their second child, Cassady Grace Deckerd.She was born April 15, 2016, in C...

June 11th, 2016 |  


Meigs Middle School Third Trimester Honor Roll

POMEROY — The following students were named to the Meigs Middle School Honor Roll:Sixth Grade – Amara Barrett, Ty Bartrum, Cadan Broderick...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Meigs Intermediate School Third Trimester Honor Roll

POMEROY — The following students were named to the Meigs Intermediate School Honor Roll:GRADE 3: Trey Adkins, Kadance Allen, Abagail Barber, Bra...

June 7th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Jesus spoke well-seasoned words

Jesus spoke well-seasoned words

Jesus had high expectations of His followers.“You are the salt of the earth,” Jesus told them, indicating the influence He expected them t...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Don’t make excuses when it comes to Jesus

Don’t make excuses when it comes to Jesus

Have you ever made an excuse for something like why you were late for an appointment, why you didn’t have your homework, or why something wasn&#...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Let me tell you about my grandpaw

Let me tell you about my grandpaw

One of our daughters-in-law, Jessica, led her two oldest children, Kinsley and Zaven, into sending to me a grandpaw recognition for Father’s Day...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Summer break shouldn’t mean going hungry

Summer break shouldn’t mean going hungry

For children across Ohio, summer break is beginning, and for many families that means vacations and summer camps and barbeques.But for too many, it al...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


The beautiful, deadly ocean

The beautiful, deadly ocean

It’s Monday, the first full day of a weeklong vacation at Myrtle Beach, and the ocean is sparkling and inviting. Children laugh as they bob in t...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Getting comfortable at 35,000 feet

Getting comfortable at 35,000 feet

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.I’m high on a plane — 35,000 feet high that is, and cozy with my coffee and my b...

June 20th, 2016 |  


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