Saturday, November 18, 2017

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,...

Body Barn II under new management

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - The Body Barn Fitness Center II in Gallipolis recently acquired new owners. Mother and daughter duo; Shantelle and Danielle Rathburn are the proud new owners of this fitness center. Body Barn II...

New healthcare facility opening in Gallipolis

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Smith Family Healthcare will open its doors on June 19, 2017. The new practice is owned by Dianna Smith and her daughter; Kayla Zerkle, both are nurse practitioners. The practice will offer primary...

Local teen participates in first triathlon

Submitted photos On Sunday, a local teen tested his skills in running, biking and swimming at the St. Mary’s Triathlon held at Harris Riverfront Park in Huntington, W.Va.  It was the first triathlon for 17-year-old...

OVBC announces cash dividend

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio ― On July 18, 2017, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common share payable on August 10, 2017, to shareholders of record on...

34th Annual Senior Citizens Art Show now open

RIO GRANDE - The artwork of local seniors is being showcased at the Area Agency on Aging District 7’s (AAA7) 34th Annual Senior Citizens Art Show. The show is held at the Esther Allen Greer...

Gallia County Sheriff’s Office Search for Missing Person Over

UPDATE GALLIA COUNTY - Gallia County Sheriff, Joe Browning, issued a statement Tuesday afternoon stating Stephen E. Walter had been located and was "O.K." Walter had been reported missing by his family and law enforcement...

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...

FOP & Wildlife Lodge #143 support increased fees for hunting permits

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio (FOP) and Wildlife Officer Lodge #143 are asking legislators to support proposed fee increases for hunting licenses in the State of Ohio. The current proposal...

Welsh-American Heritage Museum Receives OHRAB Preservation Funding

News Release The Welsh-American Heritage Museum in Oak Hill, Ohio was recently awarded a grant from the Ohio Historical Records Advisory Board to address the need to organize, improve access to and preserve primary source...

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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...

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