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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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...

Coffee with Carrie: After 50 years of service, mom is retiring

Coffee with Carrie: After 50 years of service, mom is retiring(EDITOR’S NOTE: Coffee...

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...

Coffee with Carrie: A trip to the store

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Coffee with Carrie is written by Carrie Gloeckner, publisher and journalist at the Meigs Independent...

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...

New study on suicide in Ohio

Melissa Martin, Ph.DNew study on suicide in OhioSuicide is tragic and traumatizing. But,...

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...

Caucasians can learn from reading Black newspapers

Melissa Martin, Ph.DIn the United States and other countries today, many cities publish...

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