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As Sunshine Week Begins, AG DeWine Releases Updated ‘Yellow Book’

COLUMBUS, Ohio —Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has released the 2018 edition of Ohio Sunshine Laws: An Open Government Resource Manual. The release of...

Rutland Village in midst of controversial land deal

RUTLAND - A land development deal involving the Village of Rutland is in dispute. An agreement with an incoming business misrepresented the Village’s assets, according...

House leaders discuss budget sub. bill

Proposal claims to prioritizes opioid epidemic, school funding COLUMBUS, Ohio - Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville), Finance Committee Chairman Ryan Smith...

Meigs Health Today: Increasing Healthy Food Options with Community Gardens

By Laura Cleland, Creating Healthy Communities Project Director The Creating Healthy Communities (CHC) Coalition is committed to increasing access to healthy food options. Food insecurity is...

Decision Issued in Barnhart Appeal for New Trial

POMEROY, Ohio – A motion for a new trial in a vehicular homicide case has been denied by Judge I. Carson Crow According to the...

Meigs Health Today: Maintaining a Child’s Healthy Weight

  By Wendy McGee, RD, LD As parents and caregivers, we hope our children will be healthy. An important action we can take to achieve this...

Meigs County Commissioners approve appointments to Local Emergency Preparedness Committee

POMEROY, Ohio – The Meigs County Commissioners approved the appointment of the local emergency preparedness committee. During the June 22, 2017 meeting of the Meigs...

Food license 101

by Dawn Keller Food licenses are issued by your local health department. They are required for (almost) anyone selling food directly to the public. The...

Commissioners Release Statement Concerning Meigs 911

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Discussions and rumors have been ongoing in the past several weeks concerning the status of 911 in Meigs County, Ohio. For some time...

Language approved for May ballot concerning proposed new Sheriff’s Office

POMEROY – Meigs County Commissioners approved the language and amount for a proposed new Meigs County Sheriff’s Office and Corrections Facility to be placed...

Community Health Worker Program in Meigs County

BY LAURA GRUESER, CHW MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - The Community Health Worker(CHW) Program in Meigs county is well under way via the Meigs County Health...

Meigs County Cleanup Day set for May 19, 2018

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio – Once again residents will have the opportunity to clear out the clutter as the annual Meigs Cleanup Day has been...

Questions arise Concerning Extension Office Funding

POMEROY, Ohio – Following the loss of the Medicaid Managed Care Organization (MCO) sales tax revenue, Meigs County is looking to tighten the budget...

Union questions conditions at Meigs Sheriff’s Office

Environmental Study Requested During Commissioners Meeting POMEROY, Ohio – A request has been made for an environmental study to be done on the condition of...

Taking a stand for Southeastern Ohio with #localgovernmentsunite

Proposed budget could prove devastating for Meigs County POMEROY – Local governments came to together to discuss the need to unite against a proposed budget...

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