NEWS


Meigs library to display renovations Sunday

Meigs library to display renovations Sunday

POMEROY — The Meigs County District Public Library in Pomeroy will be showcasing their recent renovations this weekend.It all starts with a ribb...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Area residents can benefit from housing program

OHIO VALLEY — There is no place like home and for individuals trying to “age in place” or those with disabilities working for indepe...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Wayne Forest requires ginseng harvest permits

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Officials trying to ward off ginseng poachers in southern Ohio’s Wayne National Forest will now require a permit to harve...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Chautauqua’s red tent to reappear in City Park

Chautauqua’s red tent to reappear in City Park

GALLIPOLIS — Chautauqua will be making its sixth visit to Gallipolis City Park and raising its iconic red and white striped tent to house evenin...

May 17th, 2016 |  


Bend Area C.A.R.E. catfish tourney returns

MASON — Members of Bend Area C.A.R.E. are gearing up for the 26th annual catfish tournament, set for June 4 at the Stewart-Johnson V.F.W./Lottie...

May 17th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Wilcoxons compete at state tennis tourney

Wilcoxons compete at state tennis tourney

MASON, Ohio — At least the Wilcoxon siblings reached their goal, and it was a fun ride while it lasted.That’s because Gallia Academy’...

May 30th, 2016 |  


RedStorm’s Petty tied for 2nd at NAIA nationals

GULF SHORES, Ala. – University of Rio Grande sophomore Tyanna Petty is tied for second place after four of seven events in the women’s hep...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Rio’s Andjelic remains in All-American chase

GULF SHORES, Ala. — University of Rio Grande freshman Nikola Andjelic remains in the hunt for an All-American finish in the men’s decathlo...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Eagles lose to Lehman Catholic in regional

Eagles lose to Lehman Catholic in regional

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Playing at a new regional site, the Eastern High School baseball team traveled almost three hours on Thursday to play a game...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Additional scenes from the Class A, Region 4 final

Additional scenes from the Class A, Region 4 final

MASON, W.Va. — On Wednesday night at J.C. Cook Field, the Wahama baseball team defeated Gilmer County by a 7-0 count. The White Falcons seventh ...

May 26th, 2016 |  


White Falcons headed back to state

White Falcons headed back to state

MASON, W.Va. — There’s a first time for everything, and a second time for some.For the first time in program history the Wahama baseball t...

May 26th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Gaul-Hysell Engagement
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Gaul- Hysell Engagement
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URG assists Meigs veterans
Mayers celebrate 50 years

Mayers celebrate 50 years

POMEROY — Mr. and Mrs. Donald Mayer, of Pomeroy, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on May 1. The couple was married on May 1, 1...

April 23rd, 2016 |  


Vinton Elementary School Honor Roll

VINTON — The following students have been named to the Vinton Elementary Elemenrart School honor roll for the third nine weeks:KA Mrs. Roach: Le...

April 16th, 2016 |  


Smith wedding

Smith wedding

John W. Smith and Carole Lee Smith exchanged wedding vows Thursday, April 14, 2016, with Judge Steven Story officiating.Carole Lee is the daughter of ...

April 15th, 2016 |  


Ohio Valley Christian School Honor Roll

OHIO VALLEY — The following students were named to the honor roll at Ohio Valley Christian School. An asterisk denotes all As:The following stud...

April 4th, 2016 |  


Miller promoted to branch manager in Tuppers Plains

Miller promoted to branch manager in Tuppers Plains

POMEROY — Farmers Bank has promoted Lori Miller to branch manager of the Tuppers Plains retail branch.Farmers Bank officials said Miller’s...

April 2nd, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Meigs Health Matters
Why will America stay great?

Why will America stay great?

This is a question for the people of the Church to answer, and to answer it, the people of the Church need to read the Bible.But, before pursuing that...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Faith is key to unlock God’s power

Faith is key to unlock God’s power

Do any of you have your own keying?You may have a key to your piggy bank or even house on it. Some of us use keys every day, but today we are going to...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Extra work should equal extra pay

Extra work should equal extra pay

Right now, American workers know they’re working more than ever before and for less pay. Since the 1970s, middle class wages have stagnated, whi...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Get bombed, not bored, with everyday life

Get bombed, not bored, with everyday life

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Blue bubbles hissed in the tub, spritzing and spraying like a giant Alka-Seltzer.I’d j...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


God’s mercy available if we choose to receive it

God’s mercy available if we choose to receive it

In the maelstrom of confusion resulting from our nation’s moral collapse, it can be overwhelming to think that for a child of God, nothing has r...

May 19th, 2016 |  


I have homeostasis, both good and bad

I have homeostasis, both good and bad

I am not sure whether I am contagious or not. But, if I understood my doctor correctly at my recent checkup, I have it. And, if I understand it correc...

May 19th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA