Saturday, February 17, 2018

Local FDs receive Wildland Fire Equipment

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has distributed wildland fire personal protective equipment (PPE) and tools to rural fire departments to help them be more effective and safer when responding...

OVB moves from Mastercard to Visa Debit Cards

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio—Ohio Valley Bank announced that they will be moving from MasterCard to Visa debit cards over the next few months. The switch comes in an effort to keep banking fees low for customers...

Fairland avoids upset, edges Gallipolis 60-59 in final seconds

Submitted by Hobart Wilson, Jr. Close, but no cigar. Gallipolis came close to pulling the season’s biggest upset in the Centenary Gym Tuesday, but fell to the visiting Fairland Dragons 60-59 in the final seconds of...

OVCS Accepting Enrollment for 2018-2019

Ohio Valley Christian School is accepting applications for fall enrollment of all grades, including its Pre-K4 program. The OVCS PreK for four-year-olds is an early childhood education program for children in southeastern Ohio and...

Free Healthy Living Workshop Available Soon in Gallipolis to the Community

Live in Gallia County or surrounding communities? Do you or someone you know have long-term health challenges such as asthma, arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, and other life-long health conditions?  Would you like to gain...

$8 Million Available Through Ohio’s Community Connectors Program

For the fourth year, community organizations, faith- or values-based groups and businesses are being asked to partner to encourage one-on-one mentorship in Ohio’s schools and help give more students access to role models who...

Drugs charges top recent felony arraignments

Cases recently arraigned in the Gallia County Court of Common Pleas were: Alisha R. Hackel, 25, Pontiac, Mich., pleaded not guilty to a charge of aggravated possession of two Oxycodone tablets and was released on...

Organizations team up for Prom Fashion Show & Dress Give-Away

For the past four years, God’s Hands at Work has been collecting gently used prom dresses and distributing them to area girls free of charge. This year, the organization has teamed up with Pure...

Loveday leads GAHS Blue Devil cagers over South Point, 68-49

Submitted by Hobart Wilson, Jr. Zach Loveday, 7-1 sophomore center, led Gallia Academy High School’s Blue Devils to a 68-49 Ohio Valley Conference triumph over visiting South Point in the Centenary Gym Friday night by...

Lucky Cat/Gallipolis in Lights offering Santa shirts one last time

According to a post to its Facebook page, Lucky Cat Design Company and Gallipolis in Lights will be offering the "Our Santa is Better Than Yours" shirts one last time in honor of Chester...

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Ohio River Watch

Update: 9:40 a.m., February 17 Current Ohio River forecasts from the National Weather Service have changed for the Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam and levels have exceeded the latest forecast at Point Pleasant, W.Va. At...

Gallia upgraded to Level 2 Snow Emergency

Update: 3:11 p.m. At approximately 3:08 p.m., Saturday, February 17, 2018, Sheriff Champlin upgraded Gallia County to a Level 2 Snow Emergency. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on...

Sheriff and Prosecutor discuss Gallia CPR

Submitted by Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin and Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney Jason Holdren Addiction and crime are two roads that parallel each other and intersect way too often for a lot of people. In...

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Ohio River Watch

Update: 9:40 a.m., February 17 Current Ohio River forecasts from the National Weather Service have changed for the Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam and...