Friday, November 24, 2017

Welcome to the new site!

Welcome to the new Gallia Hometown Herald! We are still tweaking some things, so bear with me for a little longer. Shout out to Adam Johnson with DMRD Tech, LLC for making this happen! If...

AT&T says wireless users experiencing issues should restart phones

According to multiple media outlets, AT&T wireless users across the U.S. have been experiencing issues with placing and receiving calls. Several reports of issues in Gallia County have also been received. According to AT&T...

Residents reminded to lock vehicles

Over the weekend, the Gallia County Sheriff's Office received several reports of vehicle break-ins, as well as a report of an outbuilding break-in in the Rodney area of Ohio 588. Gallia residents are reminded...

Site transition underway

First, I want to thank all of you for your patience during this transition as I get my feet under me and get back into the swing of things. Your words of support mean...

Prosecutor Holdren announces November Grand Jury Indictments

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Those charged with a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Indictments handed down by a grand jury are one part of the legal process. Arraignment and...

Un-official Gallia County election results released

Updated at 11:50 p.m. with Rio Grande Community College levy results ******** According to the un-official results released by the Gallia County Board of Elections, the Gallipolis City one percent income tax was defeated 342 to...

Veterans and the court system topic of Annual Walmart Veterans Appreciation Ceremony

VFW Post 4464 Commander Bill Mangus set the tone for the 5th Annual Gallipolis Walmart Veterans Appreciation Ceremony held Saturday with the reading of a poem. “It is the veteran, not the preacher, who has...

Gallipolis in Lights preparations underway

The dedicated Gallipolis in Lights volunteers were busy Saturday preparing the park for the 2017 Gallipolis in Lights Park Lighting. The event takes place on November 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Entertainment...

Gallia Hometown Herald founder retakes the reins

Michelle Miller, former owner of the Gallia Hometown Herald, has officially retaken the reins to the news site she founded in 2011. Miller left the Gallia Hometown Herald in 2013 to serve as Executive...

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William “Bill” E. Morris, 69

William “Bill” E. Morris, age 69, of Jackson, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 23, 2017.  Born August 18, 1948, he was the son of the late James and Alfreda Keesee Morris. Bill...

Creating a Tradition: The Gallipolis In Lights lighting ceremony

Throughout my life, I have watched countless movies and television shows depicting grand gatherings of smiling and joyful townspeople, all congregated to watch the annual lighting of the town’s Christmas tree.  While it was...

Henrietta Cherrington Evans (Henny), 73

Henrietta Cherrington Evans (Henny), age 73, passed away on Monday, November 20th, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family after a brief battle with cancer. Henny was born and lived in Gallipolis, and...

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Creating a Tradition: The Gallipolis In Lights lighting ceremony

Throughout my life, I have watched countless movies and television shows depicting grand gatherings of smiling and joyful townspeople, all congregated to watch the...

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