Saturday, November 18, 2017

Citizens to share concerns about Internet services during town hall meeting

MARIETTA, Ohio — Families without high-speed internet service are missing more than just the ability to download a movie or other entertainment. Every day they miss out on another opportunity – to do important...

Mud volleyball tournament set to benefit fair relocation effort

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – Get muddy for a good cause at the Mud Volley Tournament on Aug. 4, 2017. Muddy Nights Under the Lights Mud Volleyball Tournament will be at the Gallia County Junior Fair Horse...

Commissioners group responds to Gov. Kasich’s veto of budget loss fix

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Following an effort that pulled together counties throughout the state, a veto has brought budget loss back into question for local governments, especially in Meigs County. The County Commissioners Association of Ohio...

Hoop Project to take place July 15-16 in Gallipolis City Park

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Southern Ohio’s premier 3-on-3 full court outdoor basketball tournament will take place on July 15-16, 2017 along the streets surrounding Gallipolis City Park. Participants will receive t-shirts, and trophies for divisional winners....

Rumpke Independence Day collection schedule

GALLIA COUNTY, Ohio - Rumpke residential trash and recycling service will not occur on Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Service will be delayed the remainder of the week. Regular Tuesday service will be delayed...

Rio Friends of Davis Library works as community leader

RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are working to bring new educational opportunities to the region. The Friends of Davis Library helps expand this effort by providing...

The Artisan Shoppe & Studio to host Brush & Bottle on June 30, 2017

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - The Artisan Shoppe & Studio will host Brush & Bottle this Friday, June 30, 2017, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Brush & Bottle is a monthly event held at The...

Moana Luau Pool Party to be held at Gallipolis Municipal Swimming Pool

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - The Gallipolis Municipal Swimming Pool will host a Moana Luau Pool Party on Saturday, June 24, 2017. The pool party is a non-profit community event sponsored by the Gallipolis Foundation. Fans of...

Gallipolis River Recreation Festival set for July 3-4, 2017

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - The Gallipolis River Recreation Festival will kick off on July 2, 2017, starting with the Queen Scholarship Pageant and Jr. Miss Pageant at the Bossard Memorial Library. Many events are scheduled...

URG claims River States Conference All-Sports Cup

FLORENCE, Ky. - The University of Rio Grande, Ohio has claimed the River States Conference Commissioner's All-Sports Cup as the top overall athletic department in the league for the recently completed 2016-17 school year. The...

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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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