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Meigs Health Today: Increasing Healthy Food Options with Community Gardens

By Laura Cleland, Creating Healthy Communities Project Director The Creating Healthy Communities (CHC) Coalition is committed to increasing access to healthy food options. Food insecurity is...

Meigs Health Today: Factors Determining Health

By Courtney Midkiff, BCS As National Public Health Week concludes, we will take a look at the Importance of considering the social determinants of health....

Everyday Meigs: Week of Feb. 5-10, 2018

EVERYDAY MEIGS IS A NEW FEATURE FOR THE MEIGS INDEPENDENT PRESS. EACH WEEK A PERSON OR PLACE IN MEIGS COUNTY, OHIO WILL BE DESCRIBED...

Falls, Flu and Severe Weather Continue to Pose Increased Risks for...

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The state and the nation’s furry forecasters – Buckeye Chuck and Punxsutawney Phil – both saw their shadows today, predicting a...

Everyday Meigs: Week of Jan. 22, 2018

  Everyday Meigs is a new feature for the Meigs Independent Press. Each week a person or place in Meigs County, Ohio will be described...

Meigs Health Today: Maintaining a Child’s Healthy Weight

  By Wendy McGee, RD, LD As parents and caregivers, we hope our children will be healthy. An important action we can take to achieve this...

Chow Line: “Raw” Water Trend Can Make You Sick

I’ve heard about a new trend that involves drinking “raw water.” What is it, and is it good for me? In a word, no. “Raw” or...

Painting Classes to Resume at Syracuse Community Center

SYRACUSE, Ohio - Michele Mussser’s painting class will resume at Syracuse Community Center on Jan. 30, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. The first project is a...

Faces of Meigs County in 2018: James K. Stanley

(Editor’s Note: Faces of Meigs County in 2018 is a year long series focusing on the state of the county today and the people...

Hometown City Girl: Not So Winter Wonderland

A not so popular opinion I hold is winter is actually one of my favorite seasons. I know, you’re probably thinking I’m crazy, and...

Meigs Health Today: Healthy Gifts

The holidays can be a sad time for many of our older Meigs county residents. A lot of them are empty-nesters and many are...

Busy Bridal: How to Find Your Perfect Gown

  Bridal season 2018 is upon us and in full swing. Now most people think of bridal season as being around June/July because those are...

Chow Line: Slow Cooker Is a Good Option for Healthy, Hearty...

One of my resolutions this year is for my family to eat healthier while I save time and money. Preparing hearty meals in a...

Ohio State Parks Hosting Winter Hikes in January

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – Get fit naturally as we begin a new year with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio State Parks will...

Hometown City Girl: High Hopes for 2018

  With it being the start of a new year I figured now was a good time to reflect on what has happened to me...

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