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Guest Column from State Representative Ryan Smith: Preserving Ohio’s Military Legacy

Guest Column from State Representative Ryan Smith Preserving Ohio’s Military Legacy Throughout our nation’s history, Ohioans have served bravely in the military to protect our way...

What Happens When the Headlines Fade: A Year Later, Former Mayor...

(EDITOR'S NOTE: The Meigs Independent Press examines the story that was making headlines one year and a month ago in Meigs County concerning former...

Op/Ed: Killing Without Guns

When firearms are not accessible, individuals kill with knives, swords, arrows, hammers, hatchets, shovels, or other weapons without gun powder. Any tool can become...

Rob Portman: At the speed of science

By Rob Portman, Senator from Ohio The advances made by the scientific and medical communities over the past few decades have been incredible. In just...

Middleport Mayor Gives Opinion on Previous Council Meeting

Op/Ed submission by Middleport Mayor, Mike Gerlach I’m angry! I’m very angry! Our Village employees are working hard for us. But, members Council are attacking...

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Guest Column by LeeAnn Johnson Each year many of us identify a self-improvement goal we’d like to achieve in the coming year -- a...

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...

Rep. Phillips: Harmful Policies Leave Unemployed Ohioans Behind

COLUMBUS – The state jobs report for May was released today, highlighting the loss of 14,000 Ohioans from the workforce and 10,700 nonagricultural jobs...

Letter to the Editor by Jon Husted

Support Local This Holiday Season Letter to the Editor On behalf of Tina and the entire Husted family, I want to wish you a very...

Letter to editor: Call for prayer and involvment in local schools

(Letter to the Editor submitted by Adam Will.) As a pastor and member of a local school board, I get excited for back to school....

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...

Portman Demands Answers on Missing IRS Emails

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) demanded answers on allegedly unrecoverable emails of former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner....

Letter to the Editor – Recent attack ad on Sarah Grace...

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Letters to the Editor are accepted and will be run as they are received at the discretion of the Meigs Independent Press...

Letter to the Editor: Middleport Council and new track hoe

(Letters to the Editor may be submitted through email at meigsindypress@gmail.com or through the MIP Messenger on Facebook.) Dear Editor, So now I hear the village...

Growing Number of Ohio Counties Asserting Right to Local Self-Government through...

Last week, Portage and Fulton Counties joined Medina, Athens, and Meigs Counties to petition for County Charters through direct initiative. County residents are faced...

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