Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Local effort brings newborn hats and heart health awareness together

If you are looking for something to keep you busy until the cold weather breaks and like to knit or crochet, use your skills for a good cause with The Little Red Hat Project,...

New site offers webcam views of Ohio River and Downtown Gallipolis

On December 28, Infinity Web Services, a Gallipolis-based web and email hosting company, officially launched viewgallia.com, which currently displays two active webcams focused on the Ohio River and the corner of 2nd Avenue and...

God’s Hands at Work spends Christmas season helping others

The volunteers for God’s Hands at Work, with the help of the community, gave back in multiple ways over the Christmas season. During one of their initiatives, they discovered they unknowingly helped the family...

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...

Gone but not forgotten

GALLIPOLIS – Ten days before Christmas 1967, in just a few seconds, countless lives were changed forever. On the 50th Anniversary of the collapse of the Silver Bridge that claimed the lives of 46 people,...

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...

Washington Elementary and Artisan Shoppe and Studio team up for Family Art Night

Washington Elementary teachers and Artisan Shoppe and Studio staff teamed up last week to host Family Art Night at the school. In its second year at Washington Elementary, Gallipolis City School District elementary art...

Gallia teen sets sights on career as classical pianist

If you attended the First Friday events in downtown Gallipolis and visited the Artisan Shoppe and Studio you may have listened to a young man performing on the piano. That young man is 17-year-old...

Gallia County LEOs assist Lion’s Club with Christmas project

LEO Club members from Gallia Academy, River Valley and South Gallia High Schools assisted the Gallipolis Lions Club with shopping and wrapping nearly 1,000 Christmas presents this week for area youth. The funds to purchase...

Bergdoll named Maestro for a Moment

Jan Bergdoll was named Maestro for a Moment during the Ohio Valley Symphony’s The Christmas Show! held Saturday at the historic Ariel Opera House. Each year, three candidates compete to be named Maestro for a...

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GCSO seeking person of interest in criminal investigation

The GCSO posted a message to its Facebook page this evening seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Michael "Shannon" Henderson, a person of interest in a criminal investigation. See post below: Full message posted by the...

Rio Announces Gallia County Deans’ Honor and Merit Lists

Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are proud to announce the students who have been recognized for the Fall 2017 Deans’ Honor and Merit Lists. The Deans’...

Pearl Yvonne Nibert, 80

Pearl Yvonne Nibert, age 80 of Seneca, South Carolina, died January 18, 2018 in Anderson, South Carolina. Born May 10, 1937 in Nitro, West Virginia. She was the daughter of the late Emmett and...

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GCSO seeking person of interest in criminal investigation

The GCSO posted a message to its Facebook page this evening seeking information regarding the whereabouts of Michael "Shannon" Henderson, a person of interest...