NEWS


MCCOA conducting summer produce program

POMEROY — Beginning May 1 the diners at the Meigs Senior Center who are over the age of 60 will receive a coupon for $5 in produce when they eat...

April 26th, 2017 |  


MCCOA to launch short term meals program

POMEROY — As announced during the recent March for Meals fundraiser, the Meigs Council on Aging will begin offering a Short Term Meal Program on...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Commissioners sign National Day of Prayer proclamation

Commissioners sign National Day of Prayer proclamation

POMEROY — The Meigs County Commissioners approved a proclamation in recognition of the 26th annual National Day of Prayer in Meigs County during...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Middleport Council holds April meeting

MIDDLEPORT — The Middleport Village Council quickly completed their final meeting of April, having only two unique agenda items on Monday night....

April 25th, 2017 |  


Grand jury returns indictments

MEIGS COUNTY — The April session of the Meigs County Grand Jury was held on April 19, returning indictments against multiple individuals, includ...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Buckeye Hills receives Auditor of State Award

OHIO VALLEY — A recent financial audit of Buckeye Hills-Hocking Valley Regional Development District (now Buckeye Hills Regional Council) by the...

April 25th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Bulldogs roll Raiders, lock up TVC-Ohio

THE PLAINS, Ohio — As Newfound Glory once sang, it’s all downhill from here.That was absolutely the narrative for the River Valley High Sc...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Bulldogs roll Raiders, lock up TVC-Ohio

THE PLAINS, Ohio — As Newfound Glory once sang, it’s all downhill from here.That was absolutely the narrative for the River Valley High Sc...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Lady Falcons win TVC Hocking outright

Lady Falcons win TVC Hocking outright

CORNING, Ohio — Not the first in flight, just the first to fly solo.The Wahama softball team secured the program’s first-ever outright cha...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Marauders blank Wellston, 4-0

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — A pitching gem and defense to match.Thanks in large part to zero errors and a complete game shut out thrown by senior Luke M...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Blue Angels sweep Portsmouth

CENTENARY, Ohio — The Blue Angels, basically, ended this one early.That’s because Gallia Academy, in scoring the game’s opening nine...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Lady Marauders mercy rule Wellston, 14-4

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — A big night at the plate and a big lead in the league standings.The Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division leading Meigs softba...

April 28th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Students awarded scholarships from Ohio Christian University

CIRCLEVILLE — Local students have been awarded a scholarship from Ohio Christian University.Emily Carman, of Gallipolis, is the recipient of the...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Retired teachers hear from ORTA president-elect

The Meigs County Retired Teachers Association met on April 20 at the Wild Horse Cafe for a noon luncheon. Charlene Rutherford, president, welcomed the...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Bing’s Auto Care Center opens in Pomeroy

Bing’s Auto Care Center opens in Pomeroy

Bing’s Auto Care Center recently opened its doors in Pomeroy. A ribbon cutting and open house took place at the business located at 808 West Mai...

April 26th, 2017 |  


‘Fight Hunger. Spark Change.’

GALLIA COUNTY — This week, Walmart launched its “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” campaign, a nationwide initiative calling on the publi...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Eshenaur’s legacy includes Christian schools

Eshenaur’s legacy includes Christian schools

The late Dr. Ruth Marie Eshenaur, 80, formerly of Point Pleasant, will be remembered this weekend during a memorial service at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Apr...

April 20th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Learn from God
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Meeting the requirements
You’ve got a friend

You’ve got a friend

Have you ever tried to learn something new and just couldn’t seem to be able to do it? No matter how hard you listened, watched, or tried, you j...

April 27th, 2017 |  


You are loved

You are loved

I can say for certain today, “I am loved.”I hope you feel the same. Maybe you don’t. But nonetheless, you are loved. The Bible says ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Light at the end of the tunnel

Light at the end of the tunnel

One day several years ago, my family and I spent an afternoon at a park that had, along with its wooded walking trails and sandy softball fields, a co...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Earth dances like nobody’s looking, but I am

Earth dances like nobody’s looking, but I am

I never could do a jig to the choreographed exercises like Zumba, but I can tap dance across a meadow, feeling as coordinated as a bird prancing on a ...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Biblical family tree

Biblical family tree

“I have heard preachers say that Jesus and John the Baptist were cousins. If so, how could Jesus be from the tribe of Judah, if John was from th...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Where are the teachers of rules?

Where are the teachers of rules?

Our second son, Keithen, and daughter-in-law, Jessica, post a lot of pictures and photos of their family on Facebook. This week they posted a video ab...

April 20th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA