Monday, January 22, 2018

Prosecutor candidate addresses Crime Watch

VINTON - A candidate for Gallia County prosecuting attorney outlined his goals for the office during the monthly meeting of the Huntington-Morgan Crime Watch on Sept. 6. Jason Holdren, who's opposing incumbent Jeff Adkins in...

GDC union speaks out against downsizing

News Release Westerville - Ohio Civil Service Employees Association leaders and activists who work in the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) are crying foul after 80 employees from the Gallipolis Developmental Center (GDC) were...

New Partnership Announced with Bloodhounds and First Responders

GALLIA COUNTY - Gallia County Sheriff's Office is announcing a new partnership with Deputy Tom Wright and bloodhound K9 partner Rosie. Rosie was donated to the Gallia County first responder community by Westwood Kennel,...

ODNR Awards Funds to Local Boating Safety and Education Programs

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) announced that more than $308,000 from the state’s Waterways Safety Fund has been awarded to support 22 community boating safety education programs next year. Individual...

Ohio Homeland Security asks the public to be aware

News Release COLUMBUS – Officials from Ohio Homeland Security are stressing the importance of a well informed and aware public in order to detect, deter and prevent actual terrorist events in our state. An engaged...

County honors Stephen L. Wilson with re-dedication of 911 Center

Honesty, integrity, loyalty, friend, confidant, teamwork, counselor, advisor, dedicated, hardworking, humble….those were just a few of the terms and ideas used to describe the late Stephen L. Wilson during the re-dedication of the Gallia...

Pt. Pleasant Fire Chief issues scam warning to residents

Following a warning from Pt. Pleasant Fire Chief Jeremy Bryant, the Gallipolis Police Department is also warning residents to be wary. Bryant issued the following statement on Facebook: "Attention All Mason County Residents: Be advised someone...

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...

Ohioans warned of Imposter Scams as National Consumer Protection week begins

News Release (COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Attorney General Mike DeWine today kicked off National Consumer Protection Week in Ohio with a warning about scammers posing as employees of his office to trick consumers into providing personal...

Gallia Chamber of Commerce to host Legislative Town Hall

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - The Gallia County Chamber of Commerce will host the Legislative Town Hall at the Dr. Samuel L. Bossard Memorial Library, located at 7 Spruce St. in Gallipolis, on May 23, 2017...

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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...