NEWS


Tech help available at library

Tech help available at library

POMEROY — Having trouble with logging on to your computer? Need some help with how to use the internet?The Meigs County Library may be the place...

March 27th, 2017 |  


OVB receives Ohio Friend of 4-H award

OVB receives Ohio Friend of 4-H award

OHIO VALLEY — Meigs County 4-H was well represented at this year’s Ohio 4-H Conference. Extension Educator Michelle Stumbo was in attendan...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Embracing online education for the benefit of students

Embracing online education for the benefit of students

PATRIOT — With the move toward the use of new technology in education, administrators with one local school district are adapting to technology&...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Escapee back in police custody

Escapee back in police custody

CHESHIRE — A woman who reportedly escaped from the Gallia County Work Release Center on Thursday was taken back into custody on Friday by the Ga...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Deputies investigate juvenile drowning

GUYAN TOWNSHIP — Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin confirmed that his office is investigating an apparent juvenile drowning which occurred on ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Learning business first hand

Learning business first hand

OHIO VALLEY — A program which began eight years ago continues to teach today’s youth the ins-and-outs of running a business, as well as fi...

March 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Ironladies roll Meigs

JACKSON, Ohio — For the Lady Marauders, they fell victim to an Ironlady outburst.That’s because the host Jackson Ironladies, in scoring se...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Marauders blank Ironmen, 2-0

JACKSON, Ohio — The Meigs Marauders made it another important victory in the Apple City.That’s because the Marauders, by breaking a scorel...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Wildcats outlast Wahama, 7-6

WATERFORD, Ohio — The road to a four-peat now has some potholes.The Wahama baseball team opened league play in heartbreaking fashion Monday nigh...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Lady Knights split doubleheader

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — You win some, you lose some.The Point Pleasant softball team extended its winning streak to five, then suffered its firs...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Lady Knights net pair of wins

Lady Knights net pair of wins

MADISON, W.Va. — A strong way to rebound.After suffering its first match loss of the season Friday night to Ravenswood, the Point Pleasant girls...

March 27th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Eagles scholarship applications available

POMEROY — Applications are now available for the four $750 scholarships to be give by the Pomeroy Eagles Club #2171 and the Eagles Auxiliary. Th...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Stewart-Johnson post awarding scholarships

The Stewart-Johnson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9926 of Mason will be awarding up to 15 tuition scholarships of $500 each to qualifying area college...

March 20th, 2017 |  


AG alerts consumers to IRS scam calls

AG alerts consumers to IRS scam calls

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, in accordance with National Consumer Protection Week 2017, alerted consumers to a ...

March 15th, 2017 |  


New U-Haul location

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — U-Haul Company of West Virginia has announced that Hogg & Zuspan Materials Company, Inc. has signed on as a U-Haul n...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Supporting Earl Neff Pediatric Fund

Supporting Earl Neff Pediatric Fund

The Earl Neff Pediatric Fund at Holzer continues to be supported by area businesses and organizations. The Pediatric Fund, in existence for over 45 ye...

March 15th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Mud pies; John 9:1-14

Mud pies; John 9:1-14

Have you ever made mud pies? I used to make them when I was a child. It’s a little messy, but fun to do. You just mix dirt and water until it is...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


God has left us a witness

God has left us a witness

“Russel’s Teapot” is an argument advanced by the atheist, Bertrand Russell (1872–1970), which states that the burden of proof ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Leave that duck alone!

Leave that duck alone!

I have stated previously about growing up in Wardensville, West Virginia, in Hardy County. We lived in a house right on Trout Run. This particular str...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Love reigns in Ireland

Love reigns in Ireland

My trip to Ireland began with love and ended with a lovely, bittersweet goodbye. It was my honeymoon, after all, and I was swooning before the plane e...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Repair or replacement of failing septic systems

Repair or replacement of failing septic systems

According to the Ohio Department of Health (ODH), approximately 31 percent of all household sewage treatment systems throughout the State of Ohio are ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Failure doesn’t have to become a failed approach

Failure doesn’t have to become a failed approach

Judas and Peter: two disciples of Jesus, two members of the last supper, two unique sets of characteristics, two failures. We would do well to assume ...

March 16th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA