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The bridge of our past was once the bridge of our...

November 12, 1928, the Pomeroy Bend Bridge, or as it came to be known, the Pomeroy – Mason Bridge, opened to traffic and would...

Hunting season, milkweed seed pod collection underway

It doesn’t feel much like fall, but Ohio’s fall hunting seasons are indeed underway. Squirrel season started back on Sept. 1, and hunters I have...

History of Meigs County Townships, Part 2

In addition to the townships from Gallia County mentioned in last week’s article that helped to form Meigs County in 1819, Athens County also...

Prosecutor and Victim Assistance Offices noting domestic violence awareness

POMEROY, Ohio - October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Meigs County Prosecutor’s Office and Meigs Victim Assistance are promoting events during the Month of...

Meigs SWCD to observe 75th anniversary annual meeting and banquet slated...

POMEROY—The Meigs SWCD will observe its 75th birthday on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 at Meigs High School during its annual meeting and banquet. As part...

Local schools named to receive safety and security grants

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Eastern, Southern and Meigs School Districts named among those recieving grants from the Ohio Attorney General’s office for school security. According to...

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...

The facts about head lice

By Leanne Cunningham, RN, BSN, CLC Director of Nursing “YOU HAVE HEAD LICE.” This is one of the most dreaded statements a parent can hear from...

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...

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...

Remembering the writing and accomplishments of W.G. Sibley

When someone thinks of well-known authors or famous journalists from Meigs County, usually two people come to mind: Ambrose Bierce and James Edwin Campbell....

Introduction to Ohio’s four different squirrel species

Did you know that Ohio is home to four different species of squirrels? While most people are familiar with the Eastern Gray and Fox...

Representative to host back pack and school supply giveaway Aug. 8

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Representative Edwards has announced that he will be organizing a backpack giveaway for the students of Meigs County local schools, as...

Remembering the Battle of Buffington Island 155 years later

PORTLAND, Ohio - The summer of 1863 brought headlines of the Civil War including the Great Raid of General John Hunt Morgan and his...

Holzer Health System to host Back to School Bash

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Holzer Health System is planning a Back to School Bash and includes Meigs County students. Summer is fading fast, which means back...

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