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Friday, August 17, 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...

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...

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...

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...

Letter to the Editor: Vote ‘Yes’ on Issue 1, Crime Victim’s...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Marsy’s Law on the ballot is listed as Issue 1. Dear Editor, Since 1978, the members of Ohio Victim Witness Association (OVWA) have seen...

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...

Twilight – the coolest time of day

Twilight is a magic time, that time between dawn and sunrise and after sunset to dusk, but how much do you really know about...

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