Monday, November 20, 2017

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...

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. In a letter to IRS Commissioner John A. Koskinen, Portman...

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 in state-targeted industrial sectors last month, despite the unemployment rate...

Letter to the Editor – Gallia County Dog Tags and Animal Shelter

Letter to the Editor, The Board of Gallia County Commissioners is writing this letter to the editor to provide information regarding dog tags to our county residents. All proceeds from the sale of dog and...

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Prison Terms Handed Down for 3 Gallia residents

Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney, Jason D. Holdren, announces the recent sentencings of three individuals in the Gallia County Common Pleas Court. The following individuals were sentenced to prison terms by Judge Margaret Evans of the...

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