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Names released in Old Dexter Road fatal fire

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - The identities of the fatal fire victims on Old Dexter Road have been released. According to Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood,...

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....

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...

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...

Missing man identified, search called off in Hocking River

ATHENS, Ohio - A man that went missing in the Hocking River has been identified and the search for him has been called off. According...

Firefighters respond to unoccupied structure fire on Mulberry Avenue

POMEROY, Ohio - An early morning fire had firefighters busy for several hours in Pomeroy. According to the Pomeroy Fire Department, on June 28, 2018...

Search for missing man in Hocking River continues

ATHENS, Ohio - Search operations for a missing man are set to begin again at 8 a.m. on June 25, 2018 in the Hocking...

Search stops for missing man

ATHENS, Ohio - The search for a man that went missing in the Hocking River has stopped. According to a statement from the Athens Emergency...

Remembering a servant: Robert “Bob” Byer

On June 21, 2018 the family and friends of Robert E. “Bob” Byer said their final farewells as he was laid to rest. More...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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