NEWS


Meigs County sees record sales tax revenue

POMEROY — July was a record month in Meigs County.The recent sales tax revenue report provided to the Commissioners by the Auditor’s Offic...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Courthouse receives fresh coat of paint

Courthouse receives fresh coat of paint

POMEROY — The Meigs County Courthouse is getting a makeover.A painting project is currently underway at the Courthouse, where workers from Gheen...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


First day of fall arrives

First day of fall arrives

Thursday may have been the first day of fall according to the calendar, but stepping outside in the afternoon felt more like summertime with temperatu...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Courthouse receives fresh coat of paint

Courthouse receives fresh coat of paint

POMEROY — The Meigs County Courthouse is getting a makeover.A painting project is currently underway at the Courthouse, where workers from Gheen...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Meigs launches alumni speaker series

Meigs launches alumni speaker series

ROCKSPRINGS — Meigs High School Class of 2002 graduate Evan Shaw kicked off the Meigs Alumni Speaker Series on Wednesday morning, speaking to a ...

September 21st, 2016 |  


10th Reunion on the River this weekend

10th Reunion on the River this weekend

POMEROY — The 10th Meigs Local Alumni Association Reunion on the River will take place this weekend with activities scheduled for both Friday an...

September 21st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


3:28 pm |    
Southern runs at Bob Reall

Meigs takes 5th at ZT Invite

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The Meigs High School golf team was one of 13 clubs competing in Saturday’s Zane Trace Invitational tournament —...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Blue Devils blank Defenders, 9-0

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio —Truth be told, this wasn’t unexpected.The Gallia Academy High School soccer squad completed the season sweep of the Ohio...

September 26th, 2016 |  


RedStorm rallies to edge Lindsey Wilson

COLUMBIA, Ky. — Jorge Guinovart’s goal with 3:00 left to play snapped a second half tie and lifted the University of Rio Grande to a 2-1 w...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Blue Devils win 2nd straight OVC title

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — Simply put, the Blue Devils are two-for-two in the Ohio Valley Conference.That’s because the Gallia Academy High School...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Jackson, No. 3 Cardinals too hot for Herd

Jackson, No. 3 Cardinals too hot for Herd

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. — The Thundering Herd defense did its best to bottle up Louisville’s Lamar Jackson.But a genie-like Jackson, keeping pl...

September 25th, 2016 |  


LIFE


‘WoodmenLife’ assists Boy Scouts

‘WoodmenLife’ assists Boy Scouts

WoodmenLife Representative Brandon Sweeney is pictured with Chapter President Jim Workman and Vice President Roxanne Workman as they present an Americ...

September 7th, 2016 |  


Births

POMEROY — Ryan and Tiffany (Spencer) Butcher, of Pomeroy, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Lydia Charee Butcher, on Aug 9, 201...

August 27th, 2016 |  


In the Military

SAN ANTONIO — U.S. Air Force Airman Ryan A. Schenkelberg graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio....

August 20th, 2016 |  


Emancipation scholarship awards

Emancipation scholarship awards

The 2016 Emancipation Scholarship recipients are Bryson Payne, Jessica Dotson, Justyce Stout and Grace Rogers. Each received a 1,000 scholarship. Pict...

August 20th, 2016 |  


AEP donates to Emancipation Celebration

AEP donates to Emancipation Celebration

AEP recently made a $3,000 donation to this year’s Gallia County Emancipation Celebration. Pictured, from left, are Emancipation vice president ...

August 20th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Are we building up or tearing down?

Are we building up or tearing down?

One of the values of the wonderful book of Proverbs is that the inspired wisdom within often hits quite close to home. We do well to reflect upon the ...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Don’t place trust in wrongful things

Don’t place trust in wrongful things

Have you ever wished you could trade places with someone? If you could trade places with anyone you want, who would you choose?Maybe a movie star or f...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Grass growth is as sneaky as sin

Grass growth is as sneaky as sin

Even though it has not rained much lately, I still have to often mow the grass in my yard. I mowed grass last Saturday, and this following Tuesday had...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Protecting students, taxpayers from charter school fraud

Protecting students, taxpayers from charter school fraud

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education answered my call to strengthen oversight of Ohio’s charter schools and ensure that our tax dollars a...

September 21st, 2016 |  


How to smoke out negative vibes

How to smoke out negative vibes

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Sitting around a campfire, you may hear someone say, “Smoke follows beauty.”It m...

September 19th, 2016 |  


How to smoke out negative vibes

How to smoke out negative vibes

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Sitting around a campfire, you may hear someone say, “Smoke follows beauty.”It m...

September 19th, 2016 |  


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