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Racine Southern FFA attends 91st National Convention

Contributed by Ethan Roberts, 2018-2018 Racine Southern FFA Reporter INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - The Racine Southern Future Farmers of America (FFA) recently attended the 91st National...

Remembering the Middleport-Pomeroy rivalry

Rivalry: (noun) competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field. Today the most active rivalry in Meigs County would easily...

Rio hosts Honor Our Veterans Night

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College takes pride in honoring veterans who have served and are...

Purple storms past Gold in Southern Alumni Game

RACINE, Ohio - The Purple Tornadoes defeated the Southern Gold 133-120 in the 10th annual Southern Alumni Big Fooze Scholarship basketball game Friday night...

The true story on Nelson Story

This week in my American History class at Southern High School, I started a chapter on settling the west. Topics include things like The...

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...

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