Monday, January 22, 2018

ODNR Division of Wildlife Introduces New K-9 Program

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is proud to announce that the ODNR Division of Wildlife is joining more than 20 states in the adoption of a wildlife K-9 program. One...

Gallia County included in ODA Hemlock Material quarantine expansion

The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) today announced the discovery of a hemlock-killing pest in Lake, Geauga and Athens counties. The hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) is...

ODNR Urges Caution Around Dead and Dying Trees

COLUMBUS, OH – As the temperatures continue to fall, more hikers and hunters will be spending time in Ohio’s forests. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) reminds all outdoor enthusiasts to be cautious...

Gallia Soil & Water Conservation District Tree Sale and Poster Contest

Gallia Soil & Water is hosting a Poster Contest with the theme being We All Need Trees. We encourage all students to participate in the local, state, & national poster contest. The Gallia County...

Start 2018 off on the right foot with winter hikes

COLUMBUS, OH – As we look ahead to 2018, this is the time of year when many people make New Year’s resolutions. When making resolutions this year, consider setting the goal to spend more...

Teachers Invited to Attend Basic Archery Instruction Workshop

ATHENS, OH - Classroom teachers and other members of school communities who are interested in becoming certified National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) instructors are invited to attend a free training workshop, according...

Ohio State Parks Hosting Winter Hikes in January

COLUMBUS, OH – Get fit naturally as we begin a new year with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Ohio State Parks will be offering several winter hikes this month for people to enjoy. With...

Hunters Harvest more than 13,000 Deer During Ohio’s Muzzleloader Season

Hunters checked 13,268 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s muzzleloader season, Jan. 6-9, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). During last year’s muzzleloader season, 15,843 white-tailed deer were checked. In Gallia County, hunters...

Three years later and no justice for Larry Bradley

GALLIA – It’s been three years to the day that a normal day of hunting turned to tragedy for one Gallia County family. While a letter confessing to the slaying was sent to law...

Free Camping at Ohio State Parks on Black Friday

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is waiving campsite fees for the night of Friday, Nov. 24, to encourage families to spend time enjoying their Black Friday outdoors instead of in shopping malls...

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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...