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Meigs County one of sheriff’s offices assisting in Pike County multiple...

PIKE COUNTY - Meigs County is assisting Pike County in the multiple homicide investigation that has gained international attention. During a press conference late this...

Aging network challenges negative attitudes about growing older

Older Americans Month celebrates elders, promotes opportunities to grow, thrive and contribute COLUMBUS - Ohio's 60-plus population is growing more than 20 times faster than...

Multiple Agency Effort Underway as Pike County Murder Investigation Continues

PIKETON, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader have released updates in the ongoing investigation into the execution-style...

Investigation Continues in Pike County Multiple Homicide, Reward Offered

(PIKETON, Ohio) - The terrible tragedy that has rocked a small Ohio community and shocked the country continues to be investigated by law enforcement. Ohio...

More Funding On the Way to Help with Demolition of Vacant...

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) responded to news that the Department of Treasury will make $94 million in funding available...

IRS Warns of Continued Scams, Varied Tactics as Tax Deadline Nears

Tax Deadline April 18 for 2016 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued a warning that scammers may try using the April 18 tax...

Rep. Phillips Seeks Tighter Control on Waste Disposal, More Local Input...

COLUMBUS— State Rep. Debbie Phillips (D-Albany) on April 14, 2016,  introduced House Bill 522, legislation to tighten regulations on injection wells. The bill will...

Attorney General DeWine Issues Sexual Assault Kit Testing Initiative Update for...

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today released a status update on the progress of DNA testing being conducted as part of the...

Gas Jumps Over $2

REGION - The average price nationwide for a gallon of gas jumped over the $2 threshold this week - and Ohio and West Virginia...

$10 Million Available Through Ohio’s School Mentorship Program

COLUMBUS - For a second year, community organizations, faith- or values-based groups and businesses are being asked to partner to encourage mentorship in Ohio’s...

A Taxing Problem: Tax Identity Theft

(EDITOR'S NOTE: The Meigs Independent Press will have several articles this week from the Ohio Attorney General's Office about consumer protection and the laws...

Ohio House Approves Bill to Fund Capital Improvement Projects Across...

COLUMBUS—The Ohio House passed Senate Bill 260, or the Capital Reappropriations Bill, which reappropriates state money for fiscal years 2017 and 2018 to fund...

10,000 Rape Kits Tested as Part of Special Initiative in Ohio

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -  Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that forensic scientists with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) have now tested...

Bill Johnson Announces 2016 Congressional Art Contest for Eastern and Southeastern...

MARIETTA - Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) today announced that high school students in Eastern and Southeastern Ohio residing in the 6th Congressional District are...

Primary Election Set for March 15 with Several Races to Watch

MEIGS COUNTY – Along with the presidential race this year, several local seats will be ones to watch and the Meigs County Board of...

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