Meigs County Newswire

Meigs County Newswire

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  1. Ohio ceremony to remember state's only Civil War battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Stars and Stripes

    Meigs County will be the site of this weekend's annual ceremony honoring the memory of Ohio's only Civil War battle - the Battle of Buffington Island. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday with the introduction of Peter Hritsko, commander of the Ohio Department Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, by James Oiler and Scott Britton, of the Cadot-Blessing and Gen.

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  2. Civil War ancestors honor a Buffingtona memory -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Point Pleasant Register

    Meigs County will be the site of this weekend's annual ceremony honoring the memory of Ohio's only Civil War battle - the Battle of Buffington Island. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday with the introduction of Peter Hritsko, commander of the Ohio Department Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, by James Oiler and Scott Britton, of the Cadot-Blessing and Gen.

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  3. Post 39 tops LancasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... Post 39 last won on June 5 in its season opener - a 9-0 shutout at Parkersburg Post 15. In the return bout in Meigs County, Post 39 scored twice in the opening and fourth innings - followed by a final insurance run in the seventh. Pomeroy led 2-1 ...

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  4. Meigs man acquitted of assualt, endangering charges -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Point Pleasant Register

    A jury handed down a not guilty verdict Wednesday in the case against a Meigs County man who had been charged with felonious assault and endangering children. Thaddeus Bumgardner, 32, of Middleport, was acquitted of the charges after a six-day trial that began June 28 - more than two years after the alleged incident. 1 comment

  5. Bond set at $1M for WVa man -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Tri-County News

    Bail was set at $1 million for a West Virginia man charged in the death of another man found in a Meigs County gravel pit. Christopher M. Dailey, 44, of Sandyville, W.Va., was arraigned Wednesday in Meigs County Common Pleas Court on charges of aggravated murder in the death of Brandon M. Lupardus, 30, of Milwood, W.Va., According to an earlier report, the body of Lupardus was found by a worker on the property of the Shelley Gravel Company in Portland on around 4 p.m. June 19. After securing the area, sheriff's deputies called the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation for assistance.

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  6. Task force seizes $6K, narcotics -Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Tri-County News

    ... Major Crimes Task Force of Gallia-Meigs Counties was formed in September 2013 and consists of the Gallia and Meigs County Sheriff's Offices and the Gallipolis and Middleport Police Departments, The Ohio Organized Crime Commission is part of the Ohio ...

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  7. Tractor show, parade returns Saturday at farm museum -Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... He added, the show is about "reminiscing" with old and new friends. Tractors from not only Mason County, but Meigs County, Ohio and Wood County are expected. In addition, the museum's Country Kitchen and Country Store will be open all day for the ...

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  8. Latest jobless rates for Meigs, Gallia -Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Tri-County News

    Unemployment numbers for May included Meigs County at 7.7 percent, down from April's 7.8 percent, which means the jobless rate has dropped for three consecutive months. Meigs was ranked fourth out of 88 counties in terms of unemployment.

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  9. 70 years of a oehometown serviceaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Point Pleasant Register

    Swisher and Lohse Pharmacy will celebrate their 70th anniversary Thursday with the Meigs County Chamber of Commerce "Business After Hours." From 5:30-7:30 p.m. Swisher and Lohse Pharmacy, located at 636 E. Main St. in Pomeroy, invites everyone to stop by for food and beverages, chances to win prizes, networking, music, and to learn more about their services.

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  10. Body found in Portland gravel pitRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Point Pleasant Register

    The body of Brandon M. Lupardus, 30, of Milwood, W.Va., was found by a worker on the property of the Shelly Gravel Company in Portland. According to Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood, deputies received a call at about 4 p.m. Sunday from an employee of the gravel company about a body that was discovered in a gravel pit. 1 comment

  11. Rutland man robbed, assaulted in Meigs -Read the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Tri-County News

    The Meigs County Sheriff's office is investigating an alleged assault and robbery that occurred Wednesday on Parkinson Road in Rutland. Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood said his office received a call at 9:14 p.m. Wednesday that James C. Cox, 61, was allegedly assaulted and robbed at his residence on Parkinson Road.

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  12. Kickina Summer Bash this weekend in PomeroyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... will shove off from the Pomeroy levee at noon. Children can enjoy the Meigs inflatables until 8 p.m. and Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood will have his deputies on hand to fingerprint the "younguns." (Parents will be provided with a copy to put away ...

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  13. Wolfe named circulation manager of OVP -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Tri-County News

    ... copy outlets," Wolfe said. Wolfe is a 2011 graduate of Southern High School in Racine, Ohio. He is a lifelong Meigs County resident, although he was born at Holzer Hospital in Gallipolis. Wolfe's parents are Jamie and Kim Wolfe. He has two sisters, ...

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  14. Daboni found guilty on 12 felony chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Tri-County News

    After four hours of deliberation, a jury Friday found a Meigs County man guilty of 12 drug-related felony charges The trial began Monday at the Meigs County Courthouse after delays that included the firing of several attorneys and a mistrial due to an injury which allegedly occurred while he was in police custody. Daboni had been charged with felony counts of trafficking in heroin, engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity and possession of drugs following a September 2014 raid at 303 Fifth St. in Racine.

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  15. Johnson offers support in wake of fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Tri-County News

    Congressman Bill Johnson traveled to Meigs County last week for a meeting with community leaders to address last month's fire in downtown Middleport, as well as obstacles to the village's recovery. The Ohio 6th Congressional District representative said he made the trip "to see the extent of the damage and discuss how my office could be of help."

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  16. Police arrest two in drug bust -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Tri-County News

    ... Major Crimes Task Force of Gallia-Meigs Counties was formed in September 2013 and consists of the Gallia and Meigs County Sheriff's Offices and the Gallipolis and Middleport Police Departments. The Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission is ...

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    Jun 1, 2016 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... quickly and accept walk-ins. Their hours are Monday -Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and appointments are available. Meigs County Chamber of Commerce member Donald Vaughan, of Vaughan Insurance Agency, welcomed Williams and Dequasie and thanked them for ...

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  18. Concert review | Dark Star Jubilee: Guitar legends join band for memorable eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... something special throughout. Kaukonen owns the terrific guitar school Fur Peace Ranch just down the pike in Meigs County but it still is a rare treat to hear Tuna perform off the Ranch. Casady was particularly inspired, popping his bass even more ...

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  19. Jobless rates drop in Meigs, Gallia -Read the original story

    May 28, 2016 | Tri-County News

    Unemployment numbers for April included Meigs County at 7.8 percent, down from March's 9.6 percent unemployment. Meigs was ranked sixth out of 88 counties in terms of unemployment.

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  20. Meigs Memorial Day Run to return -Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... All bikes and bikers are welcome to participate in the run which turns into the longest "unofficial parade" in Meigs County. Bikers come each year from all over the country, including from as far away as Alaska. In addition to catching up with ...

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