Friday, November 24, 2017

Memories, youth mark Vinton observance

VINTON, Ohio - Think of such far-flung places as Gettysburg, Antietam, Pearl Harbor or Corregidor, and you cannot help but be reminded of them as locations where American lives were taken in defense of...

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

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 the largest events of its kind in the nation. Each...

Reflection on MLK and the Civil Rights Movement: Because of him we all have...

(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 a Dream” speech. Joyce Badgley was an eye witness to...

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William “Bill” E. Morris, 69

William “Bill” E. Morris, age 69, of Jackson, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 23, 2017.  Born August 18, 1948, he was the son of the late James and Alfreda Keesee Morris. Bill...

Creating a Tradition: The Gallipolis In Lights lighting ceremony

Throughout my life, I have watched countless movies and television shows depicting grand gatherings of smiling and joyful townspeople, all congregated to watch the annual lighting of the town’s Christmas tree.  While it was...

Henrietta Cherrington Evans (Henny), 73

Henrietta Cherrington Evans (Henny), age 73, passed away on Monday, November 20th, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family after a brief battle with cancer. Henny was born and lived in Gallipolis, and...

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Creating a Tradition: The Gallipolis In Lights lighting ceremony

Throughout my life, I have watched countless movies and television shows depicting grand gatherings of smiling and joyful townspeople, all congregated to watch the...

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