Saturday, November 18, 2017

Emergency HEAP begins Nov. 1, 2017

GALLIA & MEIGS COUNTIES, Ohio - As the weather will be turning colder, the Gallia-Meigs Community Action Agency is looking forward to assisting customers with their main heating utility and/or furnace repair. Gallia Meigs C.A.A.s...

Remembering the architect of Rio Basketball, John Newton ‘Newt’ Oliver

RIO GRANDE, Ohio - John Newton "Newt" Oliver, the architect behind the Rio Grande College men's basketball teams from 1952-54 which were led by the prolific scoring efforts of Bevo Francis, passed away Sunday...

AG Awards VOCA Grant to Wing Haven, other crime victim services

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Wing Haven has been awarded a grant to help crime victims. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that he is awarding $85.5 million to 367 crime victim service providers across Ohio...

Woodland Centers merging with Hopewell Health Centers

SOUTHEAST OHIO - Woodland Centers, Inc. and Hopewell Health Centers, Inc. are pleased to announce their merger which will be effective January 1, 2018. The new organization will continue to be called Hopewell Health Centers....

Rosary Prayer Rally to be held

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - There will be a National Public Square Biblical Rosary Prayer Rally on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 12 p.m. in the Gallipolis City Park by the Gazebo on Second Street. All faiths are...

The Great ShakeOut, more than an earthquake drill

COLUMBUS, Ohio - On Oct. 19, 2017, Ohioans are encouraged to Drop, Cover and Hold On and discuss disaster plans. Emergency management agencies are urging Ohioians to not, "Drop out of your preparedness mode just...

Deadline set for URG Chemistry Academic Excellence Scholarship

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences is accepting applications for the Chemistry Academic Excellence Scholarship. The application deadline for the scholarship is Wednesday, November 1,...

Shedding light on suicide, debunking myths

By Trisha Gibson, MA, LPC, LICDC Forensics/AoD Program Director Woodland Centers, Inc. MEIGS & GALLIA COUNTIES, Ohio - Mental health and substance use disorders impact many individuals at some point across the lifespan. In fact, both are...

Delta Kappa Gama tours archives at URG

RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The Beta Alpha Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) met at the Esther Allen Greer Museum on the campus of the University of Rio Grande (URG) on September 9,...

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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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