Saturday, February 17, 2018

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...

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...

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...

State Route 7 work extended a week in Meigs County

POMEROY, Ohio - According to a statement from the Ohio Department of Transportation District 10, the completion date has been changed for a realignment and widening project at the State Route 7/State Route 143...

Opioid epidemic grants for DART and QRT Teams available

Three million in grants to be used TOLEDO, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined Ohio Senator Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green), Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp, Lucas County Prosecutor Julia Bates, Colerain Township Administrator...

AG DeWine warns of uptick in IRS scams

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today warned that his office logged about 600 reports of “IRS” scams in June, more than in any other month this year. The scam generally begins with...

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Ohio River Watch

Update 8:25 p.m, February 17   As of press time, the National Weather Service's Ohio River Forecast showed the following: Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam The Ohio River had reached 48.08 feet at 6 p.m. The latest forecast,...

Gallia downgraded to Level 1 Snow Emergency

Update: 7:04 p.m. Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin downgraded Gallia County back to a Level 1 Snow Emergency at approximately 6:51 p.m. Many roadways still contain snow and slush. Update: 3:11 p.m. At approximately 3:08 p.m., Saturday,...

Bringing a touch of fantasy to downtown Gallipolis

Sponsored by The Rogue Crusade While The Rogue Crusade may be a fairly new addition to downtown Gallipolis, owner Jess Thompson has been building her business’ brand online for years. The adventure started over six years...

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Ohio River Watch

Update 8:25 p.m, February 17   As of press time, the National Weather Service's Ohio River Forecast showed the following: Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam The Ohio...