Saturday, November 18, 2017

Shedding light on suicide, debunking myths

By Trisha Gibson, MA, LPC, LICDC Forensics/AoD Program Director Woodland Centers, Inc. MEIGS & GALLIA COUNTIES, Ohio - Mental health and substance use disorders impact many individuals at some point across the lifespan. In fact, both are...

Petition for Constitutional Amendment on ‘Puppy Mills’ certified

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Attorney General’s Office has certified the petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution regarding animal welfare. On September 6, 2017, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office received a written...

President Trump proclaims Sept. 11, 2017 as Patriot Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a statement released from The White House Office of the Press Secretary, President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed September 11, 2017 as Patriot Day. The proclamation recalls the tragedy 16 years...

Ohio AG DeWine offers consumer tips following Equifax breach announcement

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered tips for consumers following the recent announcement by Equifax, one of the country's three main credit reporting bureaus, of a data breach affecting some...

Keeping farm workers safe

LONDON, Ohio — Farming is considered one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States, and the 2017 Farm Science Review (FSR) is ready to help with information to keep farm workers safe. The...

Check out the Gwynne Conservation Area at Farm Science Review

LONDON, Ohio — A short wagon ride away from Farm Science Review’s rows of gleaming tractors, its grounds full of hundreds of exhibitors, its streets packed by thousands of visitors, you’ll see another side...

Rio joins state wide initiative for hurricane relief

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are teaming up with institutions throughout Ohio and stepping up to do their part and show support for those affected...

OSHP reports Labor Day enforcement efforts

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol made more impaired driving, drug and seat belt arrests this Labor Day compared to the 2016 holiday weekend according to provisional data. Troopers arrested 845 drivers for...

Hurricane Irma lash Georgia to the Carolinas with damaging winds, flooding and severe weather

By Renee Duff, Meteorologist for AccuWeather.com AccuWeather Global Headquarters - AccuWeather reports a After unleashing severe impacts on Florida, Irma will make a beeline for the Southeast coast, likely making landfall between Georgia and the...

$3 million in grants for DART and QRT teams awarded to address opioid epidemic

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced this morning 40 law enforcement departments and their partners will receive $3 million in grants that will be used to help replicate or expand Drug...

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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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