Saturday, February 17, 2018

Facebook to throttle public posts to newsfeeds in favor of personal interactions

If you have noticed more of your friends’ posts and fewer public posts on your Facebook newsfeed the last couple of days or fewer organic interactions than usual on your business page, there might...

Could you recognize concealed drugs in your child’s bedroom?

Gallia County Citizens for Prevention and Recovery to launch “Hidden in Plain Sight” program The Gallia County Citizens for Prevention and Recovery (Gallia CPR), a volunteer-based organization focusing on substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery,...

RVHS grad contributes to “race against time” in telling of WWII stories

Brianna McGuire, a 2017 graduate of River Valley High School, recently completed a student ambassadorship for the The National WWII Museum, an opportunity that arose through her participation in the National History Day program...

Family searches for late dog’s bloodline in hopes of bringing it home

If you or someone you know purchased a Blue Heeler puppy during a Heifer Show at the Gallia County Jr. Fairgrounds in 2005, you could be the answer to helping a family carry on...

4-H shooting sports club to hold informational meeting

The Gallia Shooting Aces 4-H Club will hold an informational meeting this month for any youth interested in shooting sports. In its second year as a designated shooting sports club, the Gallia Shooting Aces...

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,...

Holzer Welcomes First Baby of 2018

Holzer is proud to welcome New Year’s Baby, Waylen Lee Fowler, born at 5:45am on January 1 at 8 lb. 2oz. and 21 inches long. Shown pictured is Waylen with his parents, Wesley and Alexandria....

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...

Chillicothe VA and Shawnee State University Receive State Association Award

The Chillicothe Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center and Shawnee State University in Portsmouth were recently presented with the Outstanding Area Agency on Aging Partnership of the Year Award at the Ohio Association of Area...

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...

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Ohio River Watch

Update 8:25 p.m, February 17   As of press time, the National Weather Service's Ohio River Forecast showed the following: Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam The Ohio River had reached 48.08 feet at 6 p.m. The latest forecast,...

Gallia downgraded to Level 1 Snow Emergency

Update: 7:04 p.m. Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin downgraded Gallia County back to a Level 1 Snow Emergency at approximately 6:51 p.m. Many roadways still contain snow and slush. Update: 3:11 p.m. At approximately 3:08 p.m., Saturday,...

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...

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Ohio River Watch

Update 8:25 p.m, February 17   As of press time, the National Weather Service's Ohio River Forecast showed the following: Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam The Ohio...