Saturday, November 18, 2017

Small game migratory bird hunting seasons proposed to Wildlife Council

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The 2017-2018 small game and migratory bird hunting seasons and the trapping seasons were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Jan. 11, according to the Ohio Department of Natural...

Ohio Communities to receive more than $272,000 for boating safety education

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio’s Waterways Safety Fund is providing a total of $272,975.88 to support 19 community boating safety education programs in 2017, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The ODNR Division...

Gallia numbers up for white-tail deer during muzzleloader season

COLUMBUS – Gallia County checked in 134 more white-tailed deer during the 2017 muzzleloader season than in 2016. According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Gallia County checked in 338 deer this year...

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...

Gallipolis FFA Livestock Judging Team competes at nationals

GALLIPOLIS - The Gallipolis FFA Livestock Judging Team consisting of Jordan Johnson, Allie Clagg, Cody Brumfield, and Kaci Ager recently competed at the National Livestock Evaluation Career Development Event in Indianapolis, Indiana. The team...

Open burning precautions given for fall wildfire season

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) urges Ohioans to be aware of the state’s outdoor burning regulations and take necessary precautions if they are planning to burn debris this fall. Ohio...

Free workshop offered on learning the basics of kayak fishing

July 5, 2016 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Outdoor enthusiasts interested on the basic skills needed to kayak fish are encouraged to attend a free informational workshop provided by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division...

Ohio State Nature Preserves highlighted during June hikes

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering several hikes in June to highlight Ohio’s amazing trail system. From the hills of Appalachia, the river gorges of southern Ohio, the...

Wildlife Watchers Asked to Report Wild Turkey and Ruffed Grouse Sightings

COLUMBUS, OH - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is asking the public to participate in surveying wild turkeys and ruffed grouse by reporting sightings of these two species. Every year, the ODNR Division...

ODNR to Host Hikes Throughout May

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering several hikes in May featuring colorful spring wildflowers and welcoming migrating birds back to Ohio. Enjoy spending time outdoors and getting fit...

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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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