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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Troopers work to keep roadways safe during holidays

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol remains committed to removing impaired drivers from Ohio’s roads before senseless tragedies occur. During the first...

One dead following early morning crash on State Route 7

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio - One person has died as a result of two vehicle crash on State Route 7 near Tuppers Plains. According to a...

Former Meigs paramedic dies in ambulance crash

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Several years ago, I was blessed with the opportunity to do a 24 hour ride along with a crew from Meigs EMS....

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...

Patrol: OVI and seatbelt citations up for Labor Day Holiday, fewer...

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting 13 fewer traffic fatalities over the Labor Day Holiday as compared to last year,...

Patrol focused on impaired drivers for Labor Day

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is urging drivers to be safe this Labor Day weekend. Troopers will focus enforcement efforts on...

Patrol investigates substance exposure at correctional center

UPDATED STORY CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a substance exposure at the Ross Correctional Institution (RCI) in Chillicothe. The...

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...

Pomeroy man involved in pursuit and crash

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - A Pomeroy man has been injured in a vechicle crash that is currently being investigated by the Ohio State Highway Patrol. According...

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...

One fatality in morning crash on US 33, road reopened

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - One person has died as a result of two vehicle crash on US 33 in Meigs County. According to the Ohio...

OSHP releases July Fourth statistics

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting eight people lost their lives in four traffic crashes during the July Fourth reporting...

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...

Patrol to focus on safe driving around commercial vehicle

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State Highway Patrol and members of the Great Lakes Initiative will focus on commercial vehicle safety. The enforcement program will...

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