Saturday, February 24, 2018

Grow Gallia kicks off efforts to better the community

RIO GRANDE – Thanks to the tireless dedication and efforts of numerous Gallia County citizens who volunteered their time for over a year, the Gallia County Strategic Plan is now underway. The heavily attended...

Golf Carts and Jet Skis on City agenda

GALLIPOLIS – Residents Bob Donnally and Robbie Jacks asked the Gallipolis City Commission to consider an ordinance to allow the use of golf carts on city streets as transportation during their special meeting held...

Step into history at the newly renovated Adamsville Log Cabin Village

Amongst local officials, community members and employees, an 88 year old Gallia woman watched as the ribbon was cut at the new Adamsville Village exhibit at Bob Evans Farms in Rio Grande. Lucille Hurt,...

Shooting range draws fire at trustees’ meeting

By Kevin Kelly PORTER -- Hemlock Road-area residents in Springfield Township are willing to buy the property on which a shooting range has been developed to keep it from opening. The idea arose during an at-times...

Shelter in Place: What do you do?

GALLIPOLIS – A shelter in place warning for parts of Mason County, W.Va. and Gallia County, issued this afternoon following a reported chemical release at the ICL-IP Plant in Mason County, may have left...

Gallipolis man indicted for felonious assault

GALLIPOLIS – A Gallipolis man appeared in the Gallia County Court of Common Pleas on Monday for arraignment after being indicted for the alleged felonious assault of Leonard New Jr., 28, Vinton on Dec....

Church outreach looks to harvest ‘Field of Hope’

By Kevin Kelly VINTON -- It's been a work in progress, but supporters of the Field of Hope operated by Vinton Baptist Church's outreach say it will be worth the time and effort they are...

Strategic Plan to “Grow Gallia” in full swing

GALLIPOLIS – Operating under the vision statement, “Gallia County is a thriving and socially engaged river community, promoting its strengths in health care, education, and infrastructure, to lead the region in industry growth, business...

RGPD purchases narcotics dog

RIO GRANDE – Thanks to the overwhelming support to the tune of approximately $7,000 in donations, the Rio Grande Police Department now owns a narcotics police dog.The dog is currently in its beginning stages...

Burglary and drug related charges top recent indictments

In the Gallia County Court of Common Please, Tiffanie N French, 28, Gallipolis, one of the two arrested after allegedly staying in the Regency Inn on Upper River Road without checking in, was indicted...

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Noah Dale Houck, 94

Noah Dale Houck, 94, of Gallipolis, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Arbors of Gallipolis. He was born February 15, 1924 in Gallia County, Ohio, son of the...

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