Saturday, November 18, 2017

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,...

First two City School safety meetings draw low attendance

The first two Gallipolis City Schools public meetings to discuss school safety held at Gallia Academy High School and Green Elementary School Tuesday evening attracted only approximately 15 attendees across both meetings. Like many other...

Gallia County investment advisory board delivers year-end report

GALLIPOLIS – The Gallia County Investment Advisory Board presented the commissioners with the year-end depository interest report during their regular meeting on Thursday. The documents presented to the commissioners detailed the interest income earned...

Top Scams of 2012

News Release Among the more than 30,000 complaints the Ohio Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Section received in 2012 were many reports of potential scams. They ranged from phony business opportunities or online vehicle scams to...

Kasich’s proposed budget broadens sales tax base to include services/reduces sales tax

While it may just be one portion of Governor John Kasich’s executive budget proposal for fiscal years 2014-2015, the proposed changes to Ohio Sales Tax will undoubtedly be the most widely discussed. The 2014...

Spaces still available for Passport to Fishing instructor training

News Release ATHENS, OH - Any adult, group, or conservation club who has a sincere interest in taking kids fishing should consider becoming a certified Passport to Fishing instructor, according to the Ohio Department...

Gallia County Commissioners Hear Concerns Over Treatment of Dogs at Shelter

GALLIPOLIS - Gallia County Commissioners heard from those in the community concerned about the treatment of dogs at the Gallia County shelter at their regular meeting Thursday. The topic of the conditions within the shelter...

Milla’s Visit to OVB

Submitted Article On Friday afternoon, Sgt. Josh Davies stopped by the Ohio Valley Bank Main Office to introduce his new partner, Milla. Milla is the newest member of the Rio Grande Police Department and has...

County Commissioners proclaim Sept. 28 as Farm City Day

During their regular meeting Thursday, the Gallia County Commissioners proclaimed September 28, 2013 as Farm City Day. The proclamation read: Whereas, In 1983, the Gallia Soil & Water Conservation District, partnering with multiple agencies, organizations, &...

GFD now equipped with new rescue boat

News Release On Friday, February 8th, The Gallipolis Fire Department accepted delivery of a 2013, Rescue-One boat. The rescue boat is a 16 foot, flat bottom, aluminum hull, equipped with a 40hp outboard motor. It...

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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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