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Become A Certified Youth Fishing Instructor and Help Kids Connect With...

ATHENS, OH – Any adult, group, or conservation club who has a sincere interest in taking kids fishing should consider becoming a certified Passport...

Prosecutor’s Office Warns of Phone Scam

The Meigs County Prosecutor's Office released a statement on social media this morning warning of phone calls allegedly  being made by the office concerning...

In the Open

Written specially for the Meigs Independent Press by Jim Freeman Digging wild ginseng, or “sanging” to use the vernacular, is a part of Appalachian culture,...

Patrol plans OVI sobriety checkpoint this week

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – A sobriety checkpoint is planned in the area this week. According to a statement from the Gallia-Meigs Post of the Ohio State...

Report of gun shots send courthouse into lockdown

POMEROY – The Meigs County Courthouse was briefly placed on lockdown Wednesday afternoon following a report of gun shots being fired near Court Street. According...

$5,000 grant awarded to Rutland Fire Department

RUTLAND, Ohio - Volunteer firefighters in Rutland, Ohio have some new equipment to make their jobs safer, thanks to a recent $5,000 grant from...

PUCO offers tips to prepare for a power outage

COLUMBUS, Ohio – With the arrival of summer, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) is reminding consumers of important outage preparation information. While the...

RedStorm Blasts Past Cougars

By Kerry Gibbs RIO GRANDE - For just the fourth time this season, the University of Rio Grande women's basketball team found themselves trailing going...

Ohio attorney general observes Elder Abuse Awareness Day

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined organizations around the world in commemorating Elder Abuse Awareness Day (June 15, 2018), which...

Ironton-Russell Bridge Peregrine Falcons to be Banded

IRONTON, OH - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife will be conducting a peregrine falcon banding Monday, May 19 at...

Rio Grande Maintains No. 1 Ranking

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The University of Rio Grande remains at the top of the NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Top 25 Poll announced Tuesday...

Wildlife Watchers Asked to Report Wild Turkey and Ruffed Grouse Sightings

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is asking the public to participate in the surveying of wild turkeys and ruffed...

OSHP honors Gallia man for his courageous effort to assist wounded...

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol honored retirees at a cookout for their service on June 23, 2017. During that service, a...

Organized Crime Task Force Seizes Cocaine, Heroin, Ecstasy from Pool Hall

(GALLIPOLIS, Ohio) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Gallia County Sheriff Joseph Browning, Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood, Middleport Police Chief Bruce Swift, Gallipolis...

Fatal Fire Victim Name Released

  POMEROY, Ohio - The identity of the man that died in a fire on State Route 325 has been released. According to Meigs County Sheriff...

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