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MHS grads receive more than $470k in scholarships

MHS grads receive more than $470k in scholarships

ROCKSPRINGS — Graduates for the Meigs High School Class of 2017 received more than $470,000 in scholarships and awards during the annual senior ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Dunfee, Cleland top SHS Class of 2017

Dunfee, Cleland top SHS Class of 2017

RACINE — The Southern High School Class of 2017 top students will address their fellow graduates on Saturday evening during the graduation cerem...

May 24th, 2017 |  


MHS grads receive more than $470k in scholarships

MHS grads receive more than $470k in scholarships

ROCKSPRINGS — Graduates for the Meigs High School Class of 2017 received more than $470,000 in scholarships and awards during the annual senior ...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Charges expected after officers called to ‘large party’

COLUMBIA TWP. — Numerous individuals are facing charges after deputies were called to a “large party” in Columbia Twp. over the week...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Two flown to hospital following early morning crash

SALISBURY TWP. — A single vehicle crash on State Route 124 on Tuesday morning sent two people to the hospital.According to Lt. Barry Call of the...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Area schools receive lifesaving devices

Area schools receive lifesaving devices

ATHENS — Seven southeast Ohio school districts, including two in Meigs County, will receive devices designed to keep student athletes safe.The d...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Blue Devils’ duo competes at state tennis

Blue Devils’ duo competes at state tennis

MASON, Ohio — Family members and friends accompanying Pierce Wilcoxon on Friday, at least in assumption, were talking about heading over to King...

May 26th, 2017 |  


OVP athletes compete at D2 regional

OVP athletes compete at D2 regional

THE PLAINS, Ohio — For Meigs, Gallia Academy and River Valley, there were no tickets punched to next week’s coveted state track and field ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Wooster’s Copley earns All-NCAC honors

Wooster’s Copley earns All-NCAC honors

Former River Valley standout and current College of Wooster softball player Chelsea Copley had a sophomore season to remember in 2017 after earning a ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


GA’s Fallon heading to URG for soccer

GA’s Fallon heading to URG for soccer

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — So far, it’s been a short soccer life for Gallia Academy’s Colton Fallon.However, in announcing his intention to ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


4 from GAHS named all-SEOAL tennis

4 from GAHS named all-SEOAL tennis

CENTENARY, Ohio — A three-peat, a repeat, a coach’s share, and a senior girl securing one final spot on the Southeastern Ohio Athletic Lea...

May 25th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Janey joins OVP team
Celebrating National Nursing Home Week

Celebrating National Nursing Home Week

This Monday was the start of National Nursing Home Week for the residents and staff of Abbyshire Place.Opening ceremonies were held with a proclamatio...

May 17th, 2017 |  


‘Walk with a Doc’ this Saturday

‘Walk with a Doc’ this Saturday

OHIO VALLEY — Holzer Health System will host the Walk With a Doc walking program on Saturday, May 20, from 11 a.m. to Noon.Walkers will enjoy a ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Kyger Creek Plant service awards

Ohio Valley Electric Corporation, Kyger Creek Plant, recently announced its first quarter service/anniversary awards as follows:Keith Z. (Zack) Collin...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Celebrating 50th anniversary

Celebrating 50th anniversary

David and Charlotte (Facemire) Seamon, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with friends and family at a reception at New Life Lutheran Churc...

May 16th, 2017 |  


DAR hears Morgan’s Raid presentation

DAR hears Morgan’s Raid presentation

POMEROY — David Mowery, author of “Morgan’s Great Raid” presented the program at the April 15 Return Jonathan Meigs DAR meetin...

May 15th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Listening to others

Listening to others

The epistle of James was written by James, the brother of Jesus. James had not been a believer in his brother before the cross, but saw his brother ri...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Do you think you could swim pulling 600 pounds?

Do you think you could swim pulling 600 pounds?

Terry and I took another road trip recently to get away for a couple of days. After some time by ourselves, part of the plan was to go to Williamsburg...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Five-Finger PrayerJohn 17: 1-26

Five-Finger PrayerJohn 17: 1-26

Jesus prayed to God a lot. In Chapter 17 of John, Jesus is once again praying to His Father in heaven. Jesus knew that His arrest, trial, and crucifix...

May 25th, 2017 |  


A commitment to the truth

A commitment to the truth

A survey I read some time ago of 35,000 Americans indicated that large numbers of Christians do not believe that their faith is the only way to heaven...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Do you see what I see?

Do you see what I see?

Interviewing witnesses to ghostly sightings at an office building in southern Ohio this week I was reminded our eyes do not dictate what we see—...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Their view

I’ve been meaning to write this column for years.The inspiration will invariably come some warm May evening as I am standing in the lobby of a d...

May 20th, 2017 |  


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