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Thursday, January 17, 2019

When Humanity is Held Hostage

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Melissa Martin, Ph.D, is an author, columnist, educator, and therapist. She will be a regular contributor to the Meigs Independent Press Op/Ed page.) It...

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...

Letter to the Editor: Alumni Association participation

Dear Editor, This Wednesday, August 29th, the Southern Tornado Alumni Association will hold a meeting to generate ideas for homecoming and a few other things...

Letter to the Editor: Working to bring broadband to Meigs

Just last month, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that it would spend almost $1.5 billion in federal funds over the next 10 years...

Hometown City Girl: High Hopes for 2018

  With it being the start of a new year I figured now was a good time to reflect on what has happened to me...

Letter to the Editor: Urge Legislators to Extend Alternative Graduation Pathways

I  wrote a letter for the Action Network letter campaign "Urge Legislators to Extend Alternative Graduation Pathways". With only a few weeks left in this...

Letter to the Editor: Meigs County Prosecutor says ‘NO’ to Issue...

Dear Editor, State Issue 1 is a terribly flawed proposed constitutional amendment that will appear on Ohio ballots at the general election on November 6,...

More is not always better

Melissa Martin, Ph.D “If I only had more,” said the people. How many of...

In the Open: Bend Area experiences first Facebook Flood

Like many people I was wondering when we were going to notice climate change. I just didn’t expect it to all happen during a...

Letter to the Editor: Non-military Americans sacrifice too

(The following Letter to the Editor is in reference to an Op/Ed column by Melissa Martin entitled “Happy Birthday America!” that appeared on the...

Letter to the Editor: Challenging Columbus

(Editor’s Note: The following is a Letter to the Editor. The Meigs Independent Press policy is to not endorse candidates or to accept political...

Our Meigs County Home: Being Thankful

(Our Meigs County Home is a new weekly column written by the owner and journalist of the Meigs Independent Press, Carrie Gloeckner.)  It had been...

Oh joy! a Golden Buckeye card for Christmas

Oh joy! a Golden Buckeye card for Christmas What a lovely holiday gift. This...

Some Ohio citizens want a Superman Day

“Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird. It's a plane. It's Superman!” And he’s flying over the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio...

September is Pain Awareness Month

An ongoing dilemma exists within the management of chronic pain due to the opioid crisis. What do these individuals do when physical pain wreaks...

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