Saturday, November 18, 2017

PUCO offers tips to prepare for a power outage

COLUMBUS, Ohio – With the arrival of summer, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) is reminding consumers of important outage preparation information. While the electric distribution system in Ohio is typically safe and reliable,...

Internet Crime Complaint Center’s (IC3) Scam Alerts

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French 500 Free Clinic set for Aug. 31, 2017

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - The French 500 Free Clinic will be open for those who do not have medical insurance or are under-insured from 1-3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 at 258 Pinecrest Drive...

Local resident victim of Tax-Related Identity Theft

GALLIPOLIS – A local resident recently filed a report with the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office after discovering he had been a victim of identity theft. According to the report, the victim attempted to file his...

PUCO offers utility tips for small businesses

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Small business owners know the importance of managing expenses to boost the bottom line. Utility services including electric, natural gas and telephone are essential to running a business, but they do not...

Rural King Recalls Deer Corn Because of Possible Health Risk

Contact: Consumer:  1-800-561-1752 Rural King Distributing of Mattoon, IL is recalling 205 tons of Deer Corn, because it has the potential to be contaminated with aflatoxin. Aflatoxin is a naturally occurring mold by-product. Animals that have consumed...

Lifted: Precautionary boil advisory: Adelaide Drive and Sanders Drive

The Precautionary Boil Advisory for Adelaide Drive and Sanders Drive has been lifted. It is no longer necessary to boil your water. Samples have been taken, analyzed and are safe. The boil advisory was for the...

Consumers warned of puppy scams

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Several consumers have reported losing hundreds of dollars trying to buy a puppy online in recent weeks. “Some ‘sellers’ who advertise online are con artists,” Attorney General Mike DeWine said. “They post...

Cancer survivor support group to meet

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Holzer Center for Cancer Care is sponsoring a Cancer Survivor Support Group meeting on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at noon in the French 500 Room at Holzer Gallipolis Medical Center. This...

Rich Products Corporation expands recall

Contact Consumer: 1-888-220-5955 Buffalo, New York - Rich Products Corporation of Buffalo, New York, which previously announced a voluntary recall of certain Farm Rich® and Market Day® products is expanding its voluntary recall to include...

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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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