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POMEROY, Ohio - Hard work paid off at the Meigs County Fair for youth earning championships during the Junior Fair Livestock shows and judgings. Months of work come down to moments in the ring. From remembering the right steps in...
Michael J. Hankinson POMEROY, Ohio - A man is in custody following an alleged attempt to flee law enforcement and charged with possessing drugs. Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood reports that on Sunday, August 19, 2018 The Meigs County Sheriff’s Office...
Peggy Marie Dailey Houdashelt, 87, of Pomeroy, passed away on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at her son's home. She was born on January 2, 1931 to the late Everett "Peg" and Marie (Langlotz) Dailey. She grew up in y...

Stephen R. Thornton

Stephen R. Thornton, passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at his residence.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 3 p.m. at the Rutland Freewill Baptist Church.  Visitation will be two hours prior to the service.  Funeral...

Anna M. Cozart, 78

Anna M. Cozart, 78, of Pomeroy passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at the Overbrook Rehabilitation Center. She was born on Tuesday, October 3, 1939 in Pomeroy to the late Harry and Marie (Krautter) Thomas. Anna work as...
  POMEROY, Ohio - The Meigs County Health Department has released a statement concerning West Nile virus in the county. Meigs County Health Dept. (MCHD) recently was notified by the Ohio Dept. of Health that a mosquito it collected from a...
ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio - Despite several rounds of down rain showers, the show went on with the 2018 Meigs County Fair Demolition Derby. Smash It Demolition Derby had the Grandstand full at the race track with several divisions of demolition action. Participating...
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - A Pomeroy man has been injured in a vechicle crash that is currently being investigated by the Ohio State Highway Patrol. According to the Gallipolis Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol statement, they are “investigating a...
ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio – The Pretty Baby Contest was held on Aug. 13, 2018 at the 155th Meigs County Fair. The children were judged by age groups and are listed accordingly. Birth – 3 Months: Iva Upton, girl; Kanon Rawson, boy. 3 Months...
With Breastfeeding Awareness Month (BAM) upon us, Meigs County WIC is supporting this year’s World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) theme: “Breastfeeding, Foundation of Life”. This theme focuses on breastfeeding as a key to preventing hunger and malnutrition by ensuring...
POMEROY, Ohio - The Meigs County Health Department will conduct an Immunization Clinic on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. at 112 E. Memorial Drive in Pomeroy. Please bring child(ren)’s shot records. Children must be...
ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio - On Sunday before the fair officially begins, youth with livestock projects begin moving the animals and their gear onto the fairgrounds. It is a hectic day that is made a little easier with a tradition of...
POMEROY, Ohio - As the 155th Meigs County Fair approaches the Meigs County Emergency Management Agency has a few fair safety tips for fairgoers before they head to the fairgrounds. Child Safety: ▪ Carefully watch your children. ▪ If you become separated...

Harvey F. McFarland, 91

Harvey F. McFarland, 91, of Langsville, Oh, Went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at the Chillicothe VA Medical Center, Chillicothe, OH. Born April 30, 1927, at Bidwell, OH to the late Alexander and Phylena George McFarland....

Dale Adams, 79

Dale Adams, 79, of Reedsville, passed away Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Camden Clark Medical Center in Parkersburg. He was born June 6, 1939 in Reedsville, Ohio, son of the late Bernard and Eva Mae Barringer Adams. Dale is survived by...

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