Saturday, November 18, 2017

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...

City distributes trash service information

Residents receiving trash service through the City of Gallipolis have either received or should soon receive an informational notice regarding the rules and regulations for trash pick-up. In addition, a door hanger notice was...

James Edward Preston, 81

James Edward Preston, 81, passed away early Sunday morning, November 12, 2017 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.  He was born on November 10, 1936 in Cheshire, Ohio to parents Edward S....

Veterans honored during Annual Veterans Day ceremony in the Gallipolis City Park

Guest Speaker U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson commented on the current state of the nation during his speech at the 2017 Veterans Day ceremony, held yesterday at the Gallipolis City Park. Unlike the bleak portrait...

Kinney named Rio Campus PD Officer of the Year

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Campus Police continue to show their dedication to keeping the campus community safe. To honor this dedication, President Michelle Johnston presented Officer Mark Kinney...

Gallia County Commissioners proclaim November as National Home Care and Hospice Month

In recognition of Home Care and Hospice Month, local proclamations have been made at county commissioner’s offices. These proclamations proclaim that:   Home care, hospice and palliative care empower people to live as fully as...

Affordable Care Act assistance at Bossard Library

In order to assist those with questions on the Affordable Care Act, Bossard Library will have a Certified Application Counselor from Valley View Health Centers available at the Library from noon to 7 p.m....

ODNR Offers Additional Discounts for Veterans in November

COLUMBUS, OH – Beginning on Friday, Nov. 10, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will be offering U.S. military veterans and active service members a 30 percent discount on lodge, cabin and campsite...

ODNR Offers Fun Hikes in November

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering several fun and free events in November. With the busy holiday season quickly approaching, make sure to schedule some time to get...

Chamber Announces New Director

The Gallia County Chamber of Commerce is announcing a  new Executive Director, according to Josh Simmons, Chamber President.  She is Rachel Newberry, who accepted the position and assumed her duties on Monday, November 6th....

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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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