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Ohio Congressmen release statements on newly inaugurated President Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Members of Ohio's Congressional delegation released statements Friday, following the inauguration ceremony of President Donald J. Trump. Senator Rob Portman attended the festivities,...

Local trooper receives top honor

POMEROY, Ohio –State Highway Patrol Trooper Matthew T. Atwood has been selected as the 2016 Trooper of the Year at the Gallipolis Post. The selection...

Hops conference to feature new harvester, prototype trellis system

PIKETON, Ohio — The hops industry is booming in Ohio, and organizers of The Ohio State University Hops Conference and Trade Show on Feb....

PUCO approves AEP-Ohio energy efficiency plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) adopted an agreement Wednesday to allow AEP-Ohio to continue and expand its energy efficiency...

Report of gun shots send courthouse into lockdown

POMEROY – The Meigs County Courthouse was briefly placed on lockdown Wednesday afternoon following a report of gun shots being fired near Court Street. According...

Pomeroy fails to hold meeting due to lack of quorum

POMEROY – A regularly scheduled meeting of the Pomeroy Village Council was canceled for lack of quorum Tuesday night. The meeting was set to start...

Commissioners ‘cautious’ as $600,000 carryover could be needed for Medicaid sales...

POMEROY – After years of working to get the books “in the black,” Meigs County Commissioners could see a $600,000 plus positive balance disappear. Meigs...

Attorneys General DeWine, Morrisey lead 13 States in challenging federal mining...

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey Tuesday led a group of 13 states in challenging...

Ohio State researchers seek to improve safety, reduce injury in elderly...

COLUMBUS, Ohio – As baby boomers age, their risk of life-threatening injuries from car crashes also increases. Although car seat belts are safe and...

Portman delivers remarks at 32nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) delivered remarks at the 32nd annual Martin Luther King Day breakfast in Columbus, one of...

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...

Chow Line: Kids’ menu choices not always the best option

When I take my family out to eat at a restaurant, most often I choose an option for my kids off the children’s menu...

Task force agencies execute search warrant, drugs and stolen motocycles seized

GALLIPOLIS – Four people are in custody following the execution of a search warrant in Gallia County by multiple law enforcement agencies. The Major Crimes...

Portman pushes for human trafficking relief bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), founding Co-Chair of the Senate Caucus to End Human Trafficking, and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) today introduced...

Consumer protection lawsuit against alleged Craigslist scammer launched by Ohio AG

COLUMBUS—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against a Columbus man accused of failing to deliver home improvement services that he advertised...

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