Monday, January 22, 2018

Three sentenced to prison after violating community control

Three men were recently sentenced to the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections in the Gallia County Court of Common Pleas after violating their community control. Matthew Gard, 36, who previously pleaded guilty to breaking...

BBB Alert: Chip card scams

The new credit and debt chip cards are designed to reduce fraud, including counterfeiting. Now BBB and the Federal Trade Commission warn that scammers are trying to take advantage of the millions of consumers...

Rheumatoid Arthritis & Heart Disease: What It Means to You, How You Can Keep...

The inflammation that damages the joints when a person has rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can also harm the cardiovascular system, studies have revealed. RA-related inflammation can cause narrowing of the blood vessels trapping fat, cholesterol, calcium...

Rio Baseball Rallies, Holds off Hilltoppers

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande rallied from an early deficit and then held on down the stretch to post a 4-3 win over upset-minded Ohio-Chillicothe in game one of a scheduled...

Riverby Theatre Guild’s Puppet Playhouse to Host Halloween Party

The French Art Colony's Riverby Theatre Guild Puppet Playhouse will host its Halloween Puppet Performance and Party for children on Sunday, October 27, at 3:00 p.m., at the French Art Colony. In addition to...

Quick start helps RedStorm end losing slide

Rio Grande Sports Information RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande men’s basketball team came up with a rather emphatic way to end its three-game losing streak. The RedStorm scored the game’s first 18...

Hunters Gear up for Ohio’s Deer Seasons

Ohio’s deer archery season is open, and with the first firearm season just around the corner, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife reminds hunters of several regulation adjustments for the...

Business as usual for most local offices…for now

Length of government shutdown will determine long term effects on local services Gallia County - With over 350 miles separating Washington, D.C. and Gallia County, it’s easy to overlook the effects the government shutdown could...

New format for Community Calendar/Notices/Meetings

There is a new format for the Community Calendar, Notices and Meetings section. There are two different pages. Dated events/meeting notices and general notices will be posted on the Community Calendar notices page.  Regular meeting...

Board of Elections office closed Friday

The Gallia County Board of Elections will be closed on Friday, March 15 for staff members to attend the Southeast District Meeting. The office will re-open on Monday, March 18 at 8:30 a.m.  

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Gallia County Armed Robbery Suspect Captured

Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin has released a statement regarding an armed robbery which occurred in the Patriot, Ohio area on Friday, January 19, 2018. Sheriff Champlin states, “The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office received a...

Aggressive enforcement, accountability and opportunity

Gallia County Criminal Justice system releases 2017 statistics and information It’s no secret drug addiction is a major problem in Gallia County and that problem often lands on the doorstep of the Criminal Justice system....

Donald R. Cox, 63

Donald R. Cox, 63, of Bidwell, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at his residence. He was born on August 1, 1954 in Gallipolis, son of the late Leslie and Ella Cox.  He...

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Aggressive enforcement, accountability and opportunity

Gallia County Criminal Justice system releases 2017 statistics and information It’s no secret drug addiction is a major problem in Gallia County and that problem...