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Ohio River Watch and Road Closures

Please click here for latest information posted. Update 6:45 p.m., February 18 As of press time, the National Weather Service's River Forecast was showing: Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam At 6 p.m., the Ohio River was measuring...

Ohio River Watch

Updated - February 26 at 3 p.m. As of the forecast issued this morning, projected crest levels continue to decline for both the Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam and Point Pleasant. The forecasted date...

County Commissioners recognize Chester “Mike” Polcyn, a.k.a Santa Claus, for his service

During the regular meeting of the Gallia County Commissioners today, Chester "Mike" Polcyn, known to many in the community simply as Santa, was recognized for his service. Gallia County Commission President Harold Montgomery read...

Patrol OVI Checkpoint on Jackson Pike Tonight

Gallipolis – The Ohio State Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, announced today that an OVI checkpoint will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. tonight on Jackson Pike,...

Remembering the loss: Silver Bridge disaster of 1967

MID OHIO VALLEY - Ten days before Christmas, residents from Gallia and Meigs Counties along with Mason County, West Virginia were preparing like the rest of the nation for the upcoming holidays. Some were...

Bringing Help, Bringing Hope. Thank you.

First responders on the frontlines of the opioid epidemic were recognized Wednesday during a ceremony held at Bossard Memorial Library as part of a week-long appreciation event. The event was organized by the Gallia-Jackson-Meigs Board...

Gallia County Commissioners Proclaim ‘National Economic Development Week’

The Gallia County Commissioners presented a proclamation Thursday morning to Melissa Clark, Gallia County Economic Development Director, recognizing May 7-12, 2018 as ‘National Economic Development Week’ in Gallia County. From left to right stand Commissioner...

Upcoming Road Closures due to bridge work

Gallia County Engineer, Brett A. Boothe, announces the following road closures due to bridge work: Woodside Road Bridge will be closed between Symmes Creek and State Route 141 on April 18-20, 2018, from 7 a.m....

US Marshals and Gallia Sheriff’s Office arrest four

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that on Thursday August 31, 2017, the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office working in conjunction with the United States Marshals Service conducted an operation to seek out and...

Culvert Improvement Road Closure schedule

Gallia County Engineer, Brett A. Boothe, announces that several roads will be closed for the 2018 Culvert Improvements project. The schedule is as follows and could change depending on weather or operational needs. Local...