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History of Meigs County Townships, Part 1

Meigs County was formed on April 1, 1819, and was created out of parts of Athens and Gallia Counties. Originally, Washington County included all...

Concern about children leads to drug arrest

MIDDLEPORT, Ohio - Following a report of alleged drug activity at a residence, a Cincinnati man has been taken into custody on drug charges. According...

Remembering James Wallace “Boone” Weaver and his skiffs

The earliest record of boatbuilding in Racine dates back to 1822. Larkin’s Pioneer History of Meigs County states, “Mr. Lucius Cross came from Marietta...

Holzer celebrates National Security Officers Appreciation Week

POMEROY, Ohio - Holzer is proud to recognize security officers during the fourth annual National Security Officer Appreciation Week, September 16 – 22, 2018...

Meigs Health Today: Disaster preparedness

By Shannon E. Smith Public Health Emergency Response Coordinator Meigs County Health Department POMEROY, Ohio - How often do you think about emergencies or disasters? Probably not...

Authorities looking for missing teen

UPDATE According to a representative from the Meigs County Juvenile Court, Cameron Boyles has been located safe, is in the custody of court officials and...

Meeting to be held on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pomeroy...

POMEROY, Ohio - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing for work to begin on the Pomeroy parking lot and embankment along the...

Meigs Health Today: Rollin’ on the River

By Ceiara Martin, MPH, CHC Program Director ​The first official day of autumn is quickly upon us, and many may feel that that means outdoor...

The sporting career of Walter “Mother” Watson

When writing these articles, I typically have a topic or a person in mind, and then when I begin to write it, typically history...

Letter to the Editor: Alumni Association participation

Dear Editor, This Wednesday, August 29th, the Southern Tornado Alumni Association will hold a meeting to generate ideas for homecoming and a few other things...

Open class results for sheep, poultry and beef cattle at 2018...

POMEROY, Ohio - Open classes were held during the 155th Meigs County Fair including those for sheep, poultry and beef. Poultry The lone entrant for the...

Antique Tractor Pull results from the 2018 Meigs County Fair

POMEROY, Ohio - The Antique Tractor Pull returned to the Meigs County Fair on Aug. 14, 2018. Various makes and models of antique tractors lined...

Records set at Meigs County Fair Livestock Sale

POMEROY, Ohio - Once again area businesses came together to support youth and setting records at the annual livestock sale at the Meigs County...

Youth recognized at annual awards ceremony at Meigs Fair

POMEROY, Ohio - During the Meigs County Fair each year an awards ceremony is held in the Ridenour Livestock Arena to recognize the accomplishments...

Champions named at 2018 livestock shows and judgings

POMEROY, Ohio - Hard work paid off at the Meigs County Fair for youth earning championships during the Junior Fair Livestock shows and judgings. Months...

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