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County Scales Back Response, Watching River Levels

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - Officials are stepping back response to possible flooding of the Ohio River for now, but will continue to monitor the...

Meigs County Opens Shelter, Activates Emergency Response to Flood

UPDATE - The response has been scaled back and river levels are being watched. MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - Meigs County has officially activated emergency response...

Plans for a Shelter, Other Responses in the Works for Meigs...

UPDATE - The response has been scaled back and officials are watching river levels closely as predictions as of Feb. 24, 2018 have lowered...

Emergency Management Preparing in Response to Impending Flood

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio – Officials met Feb. 23, 2018 at noon to discuss and plan for the impending flood of the Ohio River all...

Meigs EMA Preparing for Second Round of Flooding

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - The Meigs County Emergency Management Agency is currently working with multiple agencies to prepare for a second round of expected...

Cleanup Continues as Flood Waters Recede, Help Available for Residents

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - As the clean-up process begins throughout Meigs County, the Meigs County Emergency Management Agency is requesting that any individual or...

Name Released, Investigation Continuing in Bradbury Road Death

POMEROY, Ohio - More information has been released following the discovery of a body a residence on Bradbury Raod on Feb. 14, 2018. Meigs County...

Meigs Prosecutor’s Office Releases Stats on 2017

POMEROY, Ohio - Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney James K. Stanley has released a review of the office’s activity in 2017. The Prosecuting Attorney’s Office presented...

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...

Meigs Health Today: The Air You Breath

By Steve Swatzel, RS, Director of Environmental Health The quality of the air inside our homes and offices is just as important as the quality...

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...

Offices Delayed or Closing Jan. 17, 2018

(Editor’s Note: This is not a total listing, but is the information the Meigs Independent Press has as of time of publication.) UPDATED ADDITIONAL CLOSINGS -...

Meigs Health Today: Birth Defects a Serious Issue in Ohio

By Juli Simpson, RN, BSN, LSN Maternal & Child Health Program Director Meigs County Health Department MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month....

Meigs Courthouse Renovations Nearing Completion

POMEROY, Ohio – Meigs County Courthouse sees renovations near completion. According to Meigs County Commissioner Tim Ihle, renovations have been ongoing for the past three...

Meigs Health Today: Healthy Gifts

The holidays can be a sad time for many of our older Meigs county residents. A lot of them are empty-nesters and many are...

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