Monday, January 22, 2018

Full scale disaster drill held in Gallia County

RIO GRANDE – On Wednesday, the University of Rio Grande’s Bob Evans Farm Hall parking lot served as a staging area for a full-scale interagency drill designed to practice the evacuation of Holzer Medical...

Cinema reaches out to children with autism with sensory friendly films

GALLIPOLIS – What draws people to a movie theater…the huge screen, the dark setting, the loud surround sound…is the very thing that makes it difficult, if not impossible, for many autistic children to get...

Back to bronze: Doughboy Monument set for cleaning

By Kevin Kelly GALLIPOLIS -- By mid-summer, Gallipolis' unique Doughboy Monument is expected to be returned to its original bronze surface, a member of the Gallia County Veterans Service Commission said. Richard Moore told the Gallipolis...

Golf Carts soon to be “street legal” in Gallipolis

GALLIPOLIS – During their regular meeting on Tuesday, the Gallipolis City Commissioners passed an ordinance allowing the use of properly registered golf carts on the streets of Gallipolis. The ordinance failed the emergency passage...

Community project encourages summer reading for children

RIO GRANDE – Before school let out for the year, 17-year-old Adrian Wothe decided to reach out to her former elementary school, Rio Grande Elementary, to help her with her Gallia County Jr. Fair...

Local Boy Attends OSU Football Camp

Submitted Article Gallipolis area youth, Christopher "Dylan" Brown, son of Chris and Anette Brown of Patriot, Ohio attended the recent Ohio State Youth Football camp, attended by over 500 youth from around the state and...

Gallia County Grand Jury hands down 17 true bills

GALLIPOLIS – The Gallia County Grand Jury handed down 17 true bills during their session on Tuesday. Many of the indictments that come out of Grand Jury are referred to as “secret indictments” and...

Gibson reunion held Saturday

Submitted by: Hobart Wilson Jr. Jeff and Marsha Smith played host to the annual Gibson reunion at their home on Cedar St., in Gallipolis Saturday afternoon. More than 55 individuals were on hand for the...

Ramey pleads guilty to murder of wife

GALLIPOLIS – David A. Ramey, 38, appeared before Gallia County Court of Common Pleas Judge D. Dean Evans on Monday to plead guilty to murdering his wife, 28 year old Stephanie Ramey. Representing Ramey...

Daughter reflects on father’s name on the memorial in Gallipolis City Park

Submitted Article Photo Submitted by Elizabeth Frazier Aubree Frazier, three year old daughter of Chad and Sarah Frazier of Gallipolis, touches and reflects on her father’s name on the memorial in the Gallipolis City Park. Like...

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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...

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...

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....

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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...