Saturday, November 18, 2017

Saving is Good…But It’s Not Investing

It’s a good thing to have some savings. When you put the money in a low-risk account, you can be pretty sure it will be readily available when you need it. Nonetheless, “saving” is...

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...

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...

Bill Johnson: Boosting Natural-Gas Exports can Hit Russia Where it Hurts

Guest Column by Bill Johnson President Obama has an historic opportunity to push back against Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of the Ukrainian Crimean Peninsula. And, if the President was serious when he warned Putin...

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...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to Editor: Happy Anniversary!!! Three years ago on March 31, 2011, Governor Kasich signed SB5 into law. This was to weaken union rights and by weakening the right for workers to have union...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Drugs, Money and weapons seized from Bidwell search warrant

Sheriff Matt Champlin announced the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 14101 State Route 554 near the intersection of State Route 160 in Gallia County, Wednesday afternoon, November 15, 2017. The Gallia...

Charles Leon Saunders

Charles Leon Saunders of Gallipolis, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Born on December 12, 1926, he was the son of the late Charles and Nancy Saunders.  He was proceeded in death...

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