Sunday, May 26, 2019

Ohio Valley Bank furthers plans to develop downtown

Ohio Valley Bank announced the closing of a deal to purchase vacant property on Second Avenue in Gallipolis along the park front. The property appears to be one, but is actually two lots that...

Man charged in connection with November 19 chase

Roger William Swann, 35, Gallipolis was charged in the Gallipolis Municipal Court last week with obstructing official business in connection with an incident on November 19 involving a stolen vehicle. The incident followed a Facebook...

Steve Evans Country Sausage expansion leads to Andretti family visit

For those living in Gallia County and the surrounding region, Steve Evans Country Sausage is not a new thing. The son of the late Bob Evans, Steve has been making his own sausage since...

Bringing a touch of fantasy to downtown Gallipolis

Sponsored by The Rogue Crusade While The Rogue Crusade may be a fairly new addition to downtown Gallipolis, owner Jess Thompson has been building her business’ brand online for years. The adventure started over six years...

The best Christmas ever: Vinton Elementary student surprised by active duty brother

Except for a brief trip home in April for his grandmother’s funeral, MASN Ty Smittle, currently serving in the U.S. Navy, has been stationed overseas since October 2016. Smittle’s mother, Aimee Glassburn, said while...

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...

We’re all in this together…

River Valley, South Gallia and Gallia Academy students join forces to create suicide prevention video Talking about suicide or suicidal thoughts can be difficult, but a video released Thursday by VideoVentures featuring students from River...

Bob Evans donates land adjacent to Homestead Farm to URG

Bob Evans Restaurants (Bob Evans) has donated approximately 270 acres of land across from the company’s Homestead Farm to the University of Rio Grande, while keeping the property on which the restaurant and farm...

Skatesville USA back under original ownership

As of December 31, 2017, Skatesville, USA is back under the ownership of Patty Filie, whose family opened the rink 36 years ago. Opened in February of 1982 by Johnny and Kate Mathews, their...

New Christmas music video features Gallipolis in Lights as backdrop

Think you can’t write, record, release a song and finalize a music video in a month? Three men working toward their individual careers, two country music artists and one videographer, came together and did...