Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Great ShakeOut, more than an earthquake drill

COLUMBUS, Ohio - On Oct. 19, 2017, Ohioans are encouraged to Drop, Cover and Hold On and discuss disaster plans. Emergency management agencies are urging Ohioians to not, "Drop out of your preparedness mode just...

OSHP reports Labor Day enforcement efforts

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol made more impaired driving, drug and seat belt arrests this Labor Day compared to the 2016 holiday weekend according to provisional data. Troopers arrested 845 drivers for...

$3 million in grants for DART and QRT teams awarded to address opioid epidemic

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced this morning 40 law enforcement departments and their partners will receive $3 million in grants that will be used to help replicate or expand Drug...

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...

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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...