Saturday, November 18, 2017

The Great ShakeOut, more than an earthquake drill

COLUMBUS, Ohio - On Oct. 19, 2017, Ohioans are encouraged to Drop, Cover and Hold On and discuss disaster plans. Emergency management agencies are urging Ohioians to not, "Drop out of your preparedness mode just...

President Trump proclaims Sept. 11, 2017 as Patriot Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a statement released from The White House Office of the Press Secretary, President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed September 11, 2017 as Patriot Day. The proclamation recalls the tragedy 16 years...

History and fantasy collide at Ohio Renaissance Festival

HARVEYSBURG, Ohio - Each year thousands journey to Harveysburg in Warren County to experience the old, new, and unique that bring the Ohio Renaissance Festival to life. Once inside the recreated 16th Century English...

50th Anniversary Sale of Champions sales reach $284,000

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State Fair Sale of Champions livestock auction, held this afternoon in the WCOL Celeste Center, showcased Ohio’s premium livestock, premier Junior Fair exhibitors and generous supporters. On the sale...

Youth gardening programs for educators and others coming in fall

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Gardening is a great option for keeping your children off social media and in the outdoors. And it can teach as well as entertain. “When children grow their food in a garden,...

Teachers invited to attend basic archery instruction workshop

ATHENS, Ohio - Classroom teachers and other members of school communities who are interested in becoming certified National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) instructors are invited to attend a free training workshop, according...

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....

164th Ohio State Fair starts July 26

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Over the course of 163 years, it’s likely to believe that many changes have been implemented to the original Ohio State Fair. Although a few things have changed since the first...

Free family caregiver workshop available in Gallia County

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Live in Gallia County or surrounding communities? Are you a family caregiver looking for some educational tools to help you in your caregiving role? “Powerful Tools for Caregivers” is a free educational...

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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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