Saturday, November 18, 2017

Two women attempt escape from Work Release Center

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Two women attempted to escape law enforcement custody today, but were quickly back in police custody. Sheriff Matt Champlin reports that Gallia County Sherriff’s Deputies have apprehended two female inmates that attempted...

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...

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...

PUCO grants hours-of-service relief to petroleum carriers

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today granted temporary regulatory relief from the hours-of-service requirements for drivers operating commercial motor vehicles transporting petroleum products within Ohio. The regulatory relief is effective...

AG DeWine asks Congress to amend Sex Trafficking Law

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined 49 other state and territorial attorneys general in a bi-partisan coalition urging Congress to affirm the authority of state, local, and territorial law enforcement...

McIntosh convicted on multiple charges involving Gallia drug ring

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – A man has been convicted by a Gallia County jury for his involvement in a drug ring at a pool hall. Antonio D. McIntosh, 37, of Cincinnati, Ohio was found guilty on...

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...

State Route 7 work extended a week in Meigs County

POMEROY, Ohio - According to a statement from the Ohio Department of Transportation District 10, the completion date has been changed for a realignment and widening project at the State Route 7/State Route 143...

Opioid epidemic grants for DART and QRT Teams available

Three million in grants to be used TOLEDO, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined Ohio Senator Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green), Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp, Lucas County Prosecutor Julia Bates, Colerain Township Administrator...

Applications in as Ohio begins medical marijuana cultivation

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The applications are in for medical marijuana cultivation licenses following the June 30, 2017. According to the Department of Commerce, the 109 applications for Level I and 76 applications for Level II...

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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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