Friday, June 17: POMEROY — The Soul Explosion Prayer Task Force will welcome the Sanctify Drama Team and the Soul Harvest Praise Band for an event from 7-8 p.m., Friday, June 10 on the Pomeroy parking lot. Cops for Christ will be providing food, drinks and free Bibles.
Saturday, June 18: POMEROY — Meigs County Relay for Life begins at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 11 and ends at 6 a.m., Sunday, June 12 at the Meigs County Fair Grounds. This year’s Relay is packed with events and Saturday’s itinerary is as follows: 9:30-11:30 a.m., car show registration; 11:30 a.m. - noon, survivor registration; noon, welcome ceremony and car show begins; noon - 3 p.m., kids carnival games begin; 12:30 p.m., survivor and caregiver lap; 1 p.m., parade of teams and sponsorships; 2 p.m., Gallia/Meigs Performing Arts dancers; 2:30 p.m., car show results; 3 p.m., survivors’ reception, entertainment by River Blend Quartet, Ida and Frank Martin in the commercial building; 3:30 p.m., Cindi Kimes and Courtni Shuler perform; 4 p.m., Still Standing perform; 4:30-5:30 p.m., Ohio River Boys perform; 5 p.m., cornhole tournament in the advertising building; 5:30-6:30 p.m., Gospel Bluegrass Gentlemen; 7 p.m., River Bend Cloggers; 7:30 p.m., luminary ceremony, Brenda Phalin performs, lap in silence; 8-10 p.m., Rockin’ Reggie; 10 p.m., Nick Michaels.
11 p.m. - 5:30 a.m., Sunday, June 12, music and team games; 5-6 a.m., closing ceremony.
Other events on Saturday: LONG BOTTOM — Long Bottom Community Building will host a Smorgasbord dinner at 5 p.m. on Saturday. The cost is $7, all included, and $3 for children. POMEROY — The Meigs County Fish and Game Association’s Annual Kids Fishing Derby will take place from 8 a.m. - noon, Saturday, June 11. The derby takes place (from Pomeroy) by going on Ohio 7 North, turn left on Texas Road and follow the derby signs. Kids must be 15 years or younger and accompanied by an adult. One rod and reel per child. Bait is limited to night crawlers and chicken liver - no minnows or live bait. Prizes, free food and drinks available.
Sunday, June 12: SYRACUSE — Syracuse Community Church, Second Street, will have a special speaker, Sid Hayman, at 6:30 p.m.