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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,...

OSHP investigating fatal crash in Athens County involving a postal vehicle

ATHENS, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Athens County, Ohio. According to a statement from the OSHP, at...

Suspects arrested in theft of Reeds Country Store and TNT Pit...

POMEROY, Ohio - Two suspects have been taken into custody involving a recent break-in at Reeds Country Store and TNT Pit Stop. According to Meigs...

Law Enforcement Officers go Shopping with Area Youth

POMEROY, Ohio – From shoes to board games and everything in between, children went shopping with a cop, enjoyed breakfast and even had a...

Fatality in single vehicle crash in Gallia County

GALLIA COUNTY, Ohio – One man has died following a crash Oct. 17, 2017 on State Route 554. According to the Gallipolis Post of the...

6-State Trooper Project to focus on distracted driving enforcement

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol will join forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus on distracted driving...

Bailey Indicted in Alleged Bearbaiting Case

POMEROY, Ohio – A Meigs County man has been indicted on multiple charges in relation to an alleged bearbaiting case. Clinton Bailey, 50, Racine, Ohio...

Chester Kids Safety Fun Day set for June 17

CHESTER, Ohio – The Chester Fire Department is hosting Kids Safety Fun Day on June 17, 2017. With the goal of being a fun, yet...

One Vehicle Involved in Crash on State Route 7

POMEROY, Ohio – One vehicle has been involved in a crash on State Route 7. The crash occurred about 5 p.m. A vehicle traveling southbound...

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...

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...

Reedsville man allegedly driving, fled scene of fatal Athens crash

ATHENS, Ohio – Troopers from the Athens Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on...

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...

Convicted heroin dealer sentenced to prison, caught with 2,000 grams of...

  POMEROY, Ohio - A man has been convicted and sentenced for trafficking heroin in Meigs County, Ohio on Nov. 13, 2017. According to a statement...

Fatalities During Holidays Down According to Preliminary Report

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Fewer fatalities were reported in preliminary data from the Ohio State Highway Patrol for the holiday season. According to the Ohio State...

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