Saturday, November 18, 2017

Ohio AG offers charitable giving tips following Hurricane Harvey, Texas flooding

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered advice to help Ohioans make wise charitable contributions and avoid scams following the catastrophic flooding in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey. “We encourage people to...

Patrol focused on impaired drivers for Labor Day Drive Sober of Get Pulled Over

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to be safe this Labor Day weekend. Troopers will focus enforcement efforts on removing impaired drivers from Ohio’s roadways. Motorists can all have...

US Marshals and Gallia Sheriff’s Office arrest four

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that on Thursday August 31, 2017, the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office working in conjunction with the United States Marshals Service conducted an operation to seek out and...

AG DeWine asks Congress to amend Sex Trafficking Law

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined 49 other state and territorial attorneys general in a bi-partisan coalition urging Congress to affirm the authority of state, local, and territorial law enforcement...

ODA to hold farm pesticide collection event

ALBANY, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Agriculture is sponsoring a collection for farmers wanting to get rid of unwanted pesticides on Aug. 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Albany Independent Fairgrounds,...

Vinton man sentenced to prison after high-speed chase

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - A man has been sentenced for leading law enforcement on a high speed chase. According to Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney Jason Holdren, Shannon T. Henderson, 21, of Vinton, Ohio, was sentenced to...

Fair flu: It’s nothing to sneeze at

COLUMBUS, Ohio – If pigs could say gesundheit, you could be hearing the German blessing as you visit fairs this summer. Andrew Bowman, veterinarian with the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine at The Ohio State...

Chow Line: Reusable water bottles need to be washed between uses

  I heard recently that reusable water bottles can sometimes be a hotbed of germs. Is that true? Yes, at least according to a recent analysis from Treadmill Reviews that found that unwashed reusable water bottles...

6-State Trooper Project to focus on distracted driving enforcement

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol will join forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus on distracted driving enforcement. The project will take place from Sunday, July 16...

State Route 7 work extended a week in Meigs County

POMEROY, Ohio - According to a statement from the Ohio Department of Transportation District 10, the completion date has been changed for a realignment and widening project at the State Route 7/State Route 143...

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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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