Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Letter to the Editor: Observing American Education Week

Dear Editor, The week of November 13-17 is American Education Week. The first observance of American Education Week was December 4-10, 1921, with the National Education Association and American Legion as the cosponsors. Since that...

Letter to the Editor: Rio Police Chief addresses levy confusion

  I just wanted to take a moment and discuss the Police and Fire levy for the Village of Rio Grande and to clarify some confusion.  The University of Rio Grande is running a Levy...

Letter to the Editor: Long-Term Care Resident’s Rights Month

Dear Editor: October is National Long-Term Care Residents’ Rights Month, a time to learn more about the rights of individuals residing in our region’s nursing homes and assisted living facilities. This year's theme – It’s...

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...

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 the past thirty years, life expectancy in the United States...

Open enrollment for Medicare ends December 7 – AAA7 available for assistance and help

By Pamela K. Matura, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging District 7   Are you a Medicare beneficiary? Are you aware that open enrollment for some Medicare benefits ends December 7? Open enrollment is the time...

Brown Blasts Arch Coal for Awarding Massive Bonuses Just Before Filing Bankruptcy

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following reports that Arch Coal paid out nearly $9 million in bonuses to eight of its executives three days before filing for bankruptcy, Brown blasted the company for its disregard for...

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 of life here at home. Today, Ohio is home to...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Fruth Pharmacy of Gallipolis on State Route 160, would like to thank all those that helped make our Adopt A Pet Day a success. On September 27th, we held a fundraiser for the...

Letter to the Editor Assistant Prosecutor Steps Down

Letter to the Editor: I would like to express my gratitude to the public for having the opportunity to serve Gallia County as an Assistant Prosecutor over the past five years. During these years, the...

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