Monday, January 22, 2018

City distributes trash service information

Residents receiving trash service through the City of Gallipolis have either received or should soon receive an informational notice regarding the rules and regulations for trash pick-up. In addition, a door hanger notice was...

Buckeye Hills Career Center to host Annual Expo

RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The award-winning Buckeye Hills Career Center will, once again, host an expo on April 22, 2017, and April 23, 2017, from noon to 5 p.m. The Career Center, located at 351...

Speed limit increases on U.S. 35 in Gallia to 70mph

Speed limits on 607 miles of Ohio roadways also increased Editor’s Note: While the speed limit increases were effective Sunday, September 29, motorists should follow the posted signs until new signs are in place. According to...

Sheriff issues information on winter weather road advisory levels

For current snow emergency levels, check the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office website at www.galliasheriff.org or their Facebook page. Winter weather road conditions: One again, winter travel advisories will be forthcoming from the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office....

USDA provides kick start to Green Sewer project with loan/grant package

Today, the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development officially announced the approval of a $3,089,000 loan and $3,335,000 grant to be used for the construction of a new sanitary sewer collection in Green...

Task force agencies execute search warrant, drugs and stolen motocycles seized

GALLIPOLIS – Four people are in custody following the execution of a search warrant in Gallia County by multiple law enforcement agencies. The Major Crimes Task Force of Gallia and Meigs Counties along with the...

Mulford named Gallipolis Municipal judge

GALLIPOLIS - Local attorney Eric R. Mulford will become judge of the Gallipolis Municipal Court on Jan. 16, 2017, Gov. John R. Kasich's office announced Thursday. Mulford will replace Margaret Evans, who becomes judge of...

Looking for the Full Story: Gallia County Animal Shelter

(EDITOR'S NOTE: The Gallia Hometown Herald has been working on the Gallia Animal Shelter story from the start. In order to be fair and equal in coverage, the Gallia Hometown Herald has been looking...

GSWCD assists Vinton Elementary with local erosion project

Article submitted by Erica Preston Gallia SWCD Education Coordinator, (446-6173) erica.massie@att.net Mrs. Arnott approached us this summer and we responded to the request. She has a concern that the school erosion problems, if not addressed soon,...

Patrol reminds motorists to wear safety belts this Thanksgiving holiday

Click it or Ticket  COLUMBUS – In anticipation of increased traffic during the Thanksgiving holiday, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to buckle up, never drive impaired and always follow traffic laws. Last year...

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Gallia County Armed Robbery Suspect Captured

Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin has released a statement regarding an armed robbery which occurred in the Patriot, Ohio area on Friday, January 19, 2018. Sheriff Champlin states, “The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office received a...

Aggressive enforcement, accountability and opportunity

Gallia County Criminal Justice system releases 2017 statistics and information It’s no secret drug addiction is a major problem in Gallia County and that problem often lands on the doorstep of the Criminal Justice system....

Donald R. Cox, 63

Donald R. Cox, 63, of Bidwell, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at his residence. He was born on August 1, 1954 in Gallipolis, son of the late Leslie and Ella Cox.  He...

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Aggressive enforcement, accountability and opportunity

Gallia County Criminal Justice system releases 2017 statistics and information It’s no secret drug addiction is a major problem in Gallia County and that problem...