News from around the Mountain State

Chief: Officer shoots, wounds car theft suspectFAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia State Police are investigating after an officer shot and wou...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Gallipolis vapor shop wants to ‘Respect the Journey’

Gallipolis vapor shop wants to ‘Respect the Journey’

GALLIPOLIS – Jeff Smith’s new business in Gallipolis is all about “respecting the journey.”That journey, he said, is getting p...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Meigs observes Elder Abuse Month

Meigs observes Elder Abuse Month

POMEROY — As the population of those older than 60 increases, so do instances of elder abuse.To raise awareness, the U.S. Department of Health a...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


70 years of “hometown service”

70 years of “hometown service”

POMEROY — Swisher and Lohse Pharmacy will celebrate their 70th anniversary Thursday with the Meigs County Chamber of Commerce “Business Af...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Pomeroy native awarded dental award

Pomeroy native awarded dental award

POMEROY— Dr. Jacob Venoy, a recent graduate of Ohio State University, was awarded the $25,000 Delta Dental Foundation Community Commitment Award...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Meigs allocates federal grants for 2016

POMEROY — The destiny of more than $100,000 in Community Development Block grants was determined by the Meigs County Board of Commissioners duri...

June 21st, 2016 |  


Body found in Portland gravel pit

PORTLAND, Ohio — The body of a West Virginia man was discovered Sunday in a gravel pit of a Meigs County business.The body of Brandon M. Lupardu...

June 20th, 2016 updated: June 21st, 2016. |  


PVH honors its own at annual luncheon

PVH honors its own at annual luncheon

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — At Pleasant Valley Hospital’s 2016 Employee Awards Luncheon, nearly 70 employees were honored for five or more yea...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Mid-Ohio Valley Amateur Radio Club Field Day set

GALLIPOLIS — Residents are invited to try their hand at operating a ham radio and enjoying a cookout, when members of the Mid-Ohio Valley Amateu...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Gillies named ‘Volunteer of the Year’

Gillies named ‘Volunteer of the Year’

POINT PLEASANT — To celebrate the contributions of hospital volunteers, Pleasant Valley Hospital recently recognized several members of Pleasant...

June 18th, 2016 |