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Multiple suspects in custody following discovery of missing man’s body

ATHENS, Ohio – Following an investigation involving multiple agencies and across county lines, the body of a missing man has been recovered and several...

Three juveniles implicated in suspicious Syracuse fire

SYRACUSE, Ohio - Three juveniles are suspected of causing the fire that burned a house on Water Street on Aug. 21, 2018. According to a...

Pomeroy man attempts to flee police, arrested on drug charges

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...

Two person aircraft crashes in Racine

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The Meigs Independent Press does not release direct photos of fatal crashes. Until the condition of the occupants is officially released, such...

Batman, Unspoken, Citizen Way coming to Meigs County Fair Kids Day

POMEROY, Ohio - Something new is coming to Kids Day at the Meigs County Fair. This year the Meigs County Fair will have only one...

Hay bales catch fire on US 33

RACINE, Ohio - Hay bales on a trailer caught fire causing issues on US 33 on July 19, 2018. The Racine Fire Department responded to...

Around the firehouse: June 2018

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Around the Firehouse is a listing of basic information on fire department runs in Meigs County, Ohio. The information is a brief...

Deputies make drug bust

POMEROY, Ohio - Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood reports that on Saturday, July 14, 2018 his office received information that two black males and...

Man taken into custody after execution of search warrant

MIDDLEPORT, Ohio - One man has been taken into custody on drug related charges following the execution of a search warrant in a joint...

Scenes from the Rutland Fourth of July Parade

  RUTLAND, Ohio - The day was hot and sunny, but that did not hamper the fun at the 2018 Rutland Independence Day celebration on...

Athens Sheriff seeking escaped inmates

UPDATE ATHENS, Ohio - Both inmates are now in custody. According to the Athens County Sheriff Office, Tyler Howard was apprehended at 5:20 p.m. and Brian...

Middleport celebrates the Fourth of July

MIDDLEPORT, Ohio - With an excessive heat, the 2018 Fourth of July Parade in Middleport had a shortened route. The crowds still turned out...

Scenes from Racine’s July Fourth parade

RACINE, Ohio - Area residents came together to celebrate Independence Day with the annual Racine parade. From fire trucks to floats, the parade always...

House bill proposes to help spouses of deceased first responders

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Representative Jay Edwards (R-Nelsonville) announced that the Ohio House has passed legislation that would grant surviving spouses of public service...

Reedsville sex offender sentenced for failing to register

POMEROY, Ohio - A sex offender will be serving 18 months in prison for failing to register as court order. According to Meigs County Prosecuting...

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