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Saturday, October 20, 2018

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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Happy Birthday America!

Happy Birthday America! Happy Birthday to you. Happy Birthday Dear American, Happy Birthday to you. Sing along with me. Let’s eat cake and celebrate the...

Letter to the Editor: With Sappington comes change for the 94th...

Dear Editor, When I think of the 94th Ohio House District, I think of the people of southeast Ohio and their needs. What will it...

Editorial: Dear Gov. Kasich, We Are Still Here

Typically, I refrain from writing editorials, however, I can’t be quiet on this particularly topic. Growing up in Meigs County, Ohio and living in either...

Recycling is easy in Meigs, Gallia Counties

It seems hard to believe but there are still people around here that don’t know recycling is available in Meigs and Gallia counties. In both...

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