Saturday, November 18, 2017

Low Maintenance Vegetable Gardening for a Bountiful Harvest

By Melinda Myers Increase your harvest without increasing the size of your garden or workload. All you need is a bit of intensive planting, along with some low maintenance techniques. Invest some time upfront to prepare...

Hunters Prepare for Ohio’s 2016 Wild Turkey Season

COLUMBUS, OH – For many hunters, spring brings the unmistakable sound of gobbling wild turkeys as Ohio’s annual hunt of this popular game bird begins. The 2016 Ohio spring hunting season opens on Monday,...

Plant a Pollinator Garden and Enjoy the Many Benefits

By Melinda Myers Whether planting a garden, enjoying the beauty of your landscape or sitting down to a delicious meal, you have bees, butterflies and other pollinators to thank. These essential members of our ecosystem...

Gallia in Bloom Meeting and Events

The Gallipolis in Bloom meeting will be held Wednesday, March 16 at 11:30 am in the back room at Courtside. Topics will include upcoming events donation letters/suggestions, door hangers, new projects, and much more. Upcoming...

ODNR Offers Naturalist-Led Hikes during March

COLUMBUS, OH – Spring is slowly blooming to life! The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering several hikes in March to encourage Ohioans to explore more of the Buckeye State. The hikes...

Our Ohio Magazine Features Gallipolis Gardener

(Gallipolis, Ohio) Patricia Rawlinson of Gallia County will be featured in the March/April issue of Our Ohio magazine, mailed out to over 190,000 Ohioans in early March. Rawlinson is spotlighted as an Our Ohio Supporter...

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...

2016 is the year of the Cicadas

By Jim Freeman After last appearing in 1999 and before that in 1982, the periodical cicadas will be making their return this spring. At some point this spring, based on the soil temperature, but most likely...

Become a Hunter Education Instructor

ATHENS, OH – A training academy for individuals interested in becoming hunter education instructors will be offered in Athens, Ohio March 11 and 12 according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Training will...

ODNR Helping Restore American Chestnut Trees to Ohio Landscapes

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently planted American chestnut trees at three sites on department-managed lands. The Gorge Overlook area at Mohican State Park, the Scioto Trail State Forest...

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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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