Saturday, November 18, 2017

Ohio AG offers charitable giving tips following Hurricane Harvey, Texas flooding

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered advice to help Ohioans make wise charitable contributions and avoid scams following the catastrophic flooding in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey. “We encourage people to...

Patrol focused on impaired drivers for Labor Day Drive Sober of Get Pulled Over

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to be safe this Labor Day weekend. Troopers will focus enforcement efforts on removing impaired drivers from Ohio’s roadways. Motorists can all have...

The buzz about bees: How these insects impact your life and how your garden...

By Christy Erickson There are thousands of different species of bees around the world, but environmental issues are threatening these insects and this may start to impact people’s daily lives. Bees are essential pollinators for...

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...

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...

Back to School Health Fair set for Aug. 12

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - A Back to School Health Fair will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.at the Gallia County Health Department located at 499 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis....

ODA to hold farm pesticide collection event

ALBANY, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Agriculture is sponsoring a collection for farmers wanting to get rid of unwanted pesticides on Aug. 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Albany Independent Fairgrounds,...

Consumer tips ahead of Ohio Sales Tax Holiday

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered consumer protection tips ahead of Ohio’s sales tax holiday, which runs this Friday through Sunday. “As people take advantage of the sales tax holiday and...

Fair flu: It’s nothing to sneeze at

COLUMBUS, Ohio – If pigs could say gesundheit, you could be hearing the German blessing as you visit fairs this summer. Andrew Bowman, veterinarian with the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine at The Ohio State...

French 500 Free Clinic open July 27

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 pm on Thursday, July 27 at 258 Pinecrest...

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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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