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Portland man pleads innocent to stabbing

POMEROY — A Portland man remains in jail on a $250,000 bond after being indicted on a second-degree felony charge of felonious assault.Justin Mi...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Pomeroy man arraigned on aggravated robbery charge

POMEROY — The Pomeroy man accused of robbing a Syracuse gas station at knife point was arraigned on Thursday afternoon in Meigs County Common Pl...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Driver indicted following January fatal crash

POMEROY — The driver of the vehicle involved in a fatal single-vehicle crash earlier this year has been indicted by a Meigs County grand jury fo...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Preliminary injunction granted in favor of Meigs County Commissioners

POMEROY — The Village of Rutland will not be able to complete the sale of the former bus garage property at this time after a ruling on Thursday...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Reed appointed new Eastern board member

Reed appointed new Eastern board member

REEDSVILLE — Amanda Reed was appointed as the newest member of the Eastern Local Board of Education at the start of Wednesday evening’s re...

February 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Install, maintain bluebird boxes by March 15

Install, maintain bluebird boxes by March 15

A few weeks ago I was out at the Meigs SWCD Conservation Area and noticed that our bluebird boxes, particularly the poles, were a little worse for wea...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Blue Devils sweep Portsmouth, 81-57

Blue Devils sweep Portsmouth, 81-57

CENTENARY, Ohio — They appear to be peeking at the right time, but Friday night the Blue Devils were also pecking at the right time.Junior Justi...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Rebels fall at Miller

HEMLOCK, Ohio — After a stretch of playing some close contests, the young South Gallia Rebels couldn’t keep within striking distance on Fr...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Eagles avenge rival Tornadoes

Eagles avenge rival Tornadoes

RACINE, Ohio — They are known at Southern High School as the ‘Hustlin’ Tornadoes.But, on Friday night, it was all about the visiting...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Meigs holds off Raiders, 61-50

Meigs holds off Raiders, 61-50

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — Not a great start, not a great finish, but what happened in the middle was truly magical for the Marauders.The Meigs boys ba...

February 18th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Strong to lead Peoples Bank Dealer Financial Services

Strong to lead Peoples Bank Dealer Financial Services

MARIETTA, OHIO — Peoples Bank had announced the addition of Gregg A. Strong as senior vice president, Dealer Financial Services.In his new role,...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Ohio Valley Banc Corp. reports 4th quarter and Fiscal Year earnings

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] (the “Company”) reported consolidated net income for the quarter ended December 3...

February 15th, 2017 |  


MU School of Music to host 48th Annual Winter Jazz Fest

MU School of Music to host 48th Annual Winter Jazz Fest

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Longtime veteran trombonist of Saturday Night Live Steve Turre and regular Ellis Marsalis Band trumpeter Ashlin Parker will ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Rio Business School reaffirmed for accreditation

Rio Business School reaffirmed for accreditation

RIO GRANDE — The Emerson E. Evans School of Business at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College has received reaffirmation...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Wolfes to renew vows on 53rd anniversary

Wolfes to renew vows on 53rd anniversary

Marlin and Emilee Wolfe will be renewing their vows on their 53rd Anniversary, March 17, 2017. The vow renewal will take place at 7 p.m at Hobson Chri...

February 10th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Don’t put off doing the right thing

Don’t put off doing the right thing

When is the time to make the change you know you need to make?That is, if you have identified a problem, understand the solution, and have the ability...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Love your enemies?Matthew 5: 43-44

Love your enemies?Matthew 5: 43-44

Jesus said in Matthew 5: 43-44 this: “You have heard that it was said, Love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I tell you, love your enemies...

February 16th, 2017 |  


‘I am the vine; you are the branches’

‘I am the vine; you are the branches’

Among Christians, there is often a lot of dialog regarding God’s gifts to us. His spiritual gifts to us are those things of course that produce ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Will you stay married to me?

Will you stay married to me?

In recent years, Terry has suggested several times that we do a little ceremony to renew our wedding vows. Married couples sometimes do that. It is a ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Their view

Their view

Hearts don’t come with warranties or receipts. Neither does love. There’s no tags to clip or owner’s manual to read. There’s n...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Fighting food insecurity

Fighting food insecurity

Did you know that one in four Ohio children face food insecurity? Sometimes, the meals at school are the only ones they get until they return to schoo...

February 10th, 2017 |  


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