Saturday, November 18, 2017

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...

Open enrollment for Medicare ends December 7 – AAA7 available for assistance and help

By Pamela K. Matura, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging District 7   Are you a Medicare beneficiary? Are you aware that open enrollment for some Medicare benefits ends December 7? Open enrollment is the time...

FOP & Wildlife Lodge #143 support increased fees for hunting permits

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio (FOP) and Wildlife Officer Lodge #143 are asking legislators to support proposed fee increases for hunting licenses in the State of Ohio. The current proposal...

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...

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...

Governor Signs Executive Order to Assist Foodbanks

COLUMBUS – This week Governor John R. Kasich signed executive order 2014-01K to assist those in need of food assistance. The executive order authorized the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives to expend up...

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...

Residents speak to Gallia County Commissioners about gun range

GALLIPOLIS – Residents of Springfield Township brought the issue of the impending gun range, owned by Jeremiah Brown of Backwoods Guns, on Hemlock Road before the Gallia County Board of Commissioners during their regular...

Sheriff continues battling drugs in Gallia, three arrests in latest round of warrant execution

GALLIA COUNTY – Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin continues to tackle the drug problem in the county. The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 1096 State Route 141 near the intersection of...

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,...

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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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