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Thursday, January 17, 2019

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...

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...

Rare and exclusive copy of 17th century First Folio featured in...

Free Shakespeare and the Queen City exhibition now open at Cincinnati Museum Center CINCINNATI, Ohio - Cincinnati Museum Center's (CMC) newest exhibition takes guests on...

Steamboats and Meigs County

“Here’s to you all, our sentiments are real, may your days be as brightand your hearts be as light as the spray from an ol’...

50 years of Meigs Local and Marauder football recognized

POMEROY, Ohio – Proclamations were made in celebration of a milestone for Meigs Local School District, noting 50 years this fall. In 1967 Meigs Local...

Hurricane Harvey could be the most costly natural disaster in US...

By Chaffin Mitchelle, Staff Writer for AccuWeather.com AccuWeather Global Weather Center - AccuWeather predicts Hurricane Harvey, which has wreaked havoc in Texas, to be the...

Remembering the Battle of Buffington Island 155 years later

PORTLAND, Ohio - The summer of 1863 brought headlines of the Civil War including the Great Raid of General John Hunt Morgan and his...

Remembering the writing and accomplishments of W.G. Sibley

When someone thinks of well-known authors or famous journalists from Meigs County, usually two people come to mind: Ambrose Bierce and James Edwin Campbell....

Ohio names state park for Jesse Owens

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The daughters of Olympic hero Jesse Owens were joined by Ohio officials including Gov. John Kasich at the grand opening of...

As the Old Ohio Flows: Buckeye Rovers

In 1849, “California Fever” hit southeastern Ohio. Several people in Meigs County headed west to leave behind a depression and a cholera epidemic plaguing...

Big Bend Antique Tractor pulls scheduled

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio - Tractors are set to take the track at the Meigs County Fairgrounds this weekend. The Big Bend Farm Antiques Club is set...

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...

Hours extended for Star Wars exhibition at Cincinnati Museum Center

See over 70 iconic costumes A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY - The clock is ticking left to be able to visit some of film's most...

Reflection on MLK and the Civil Rights Movement: Because of him...

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following was originally published in the Meigs Independent Press for the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “I Have...

Memorial event to mark 155th anniversary of the Battle of Buffington...

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The public is invited to join the Ohio History Connection and the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War as...

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