Saturday, November 18, 2017

Legal Column- Taking the Step toward Step-Parent Adoption

May 2013 Britt T. Wiseman is a partner in the law firm of Mulford & Wiseman, LLC located at 462 Second Avenue, Suite B, Gallipolis, Ohio 45631. Over the last several months I have had the...

Helping You Age Better – Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Pamela K. Matura, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging District 7 August 2013 Monthly Column Did you know that the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) can provide support and assistance for grandparents who are...

Letter to the Editor – Reader details need for passage of Nitro’s Law

5 Years Later - Nitro’s Law Makes Another Attempt at Increasing Penalties for Animal Abuse in Ohio Over the past 5 years, many Ohio residents have been trying to get stiffer penalties passed by the...

Financial Focus: Nourish the “Roots” of Your Investment Strategy

Submitted by your local Edward Jones agent, Isaac Mills. On Arbor Day, which we celebrate this week, people across the country plant trees. Of course, trees provide us with many benefits, including beauty,...

My “philosophy” for the Gallia Herald

Many readers who started with me when the Gallia Hometown Herald launched in October 2011 are aware of my “philosophy” for the site. Every so often, as I gain new readers, I feel the...

Letter to the Editor: AIB judges thank those involved with competition

Congratulations to Gallipolis for your eight years of participation in the America in Bloom (AIB) national awards program! Two AIB judges peered through your parks, neighborhoods and business districts on June 20 & 21....

Financial Focus – Tips for Setting – and Pursuing – Financial Goals

Courtesy of your local Financial Focus Advisor Isaac Mills You can get lucky by finding a parking meter with time left on it. You can “luck out” by having nice weather on your vacation. You...

Call for submissions: Election

All candidates for the upcoming General election are invited to submit a write-up and one photo for publication to introduce yourself and your platform to Gallia County voters. Please keep submissions limited to why...

Financial Focus – Look Beyond U.S. Borders for Investment Opportunities

Courtesy of your local Edward Jones advisor, Isaac Mills Are you traveling abroad this summer?  If so, you won’t be alone. Increasingly, Americans seem to have gotten the “travel bug.” In fact, over one-third of...

Do You Celebrate Presidents’ Day or Washington’s Birthday?

Guest Column by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted OHIO - Officially, the United States Code deems this Monday, February 17 a federal holiday commemorating "Washington's Birthday." However, over the years, this has caused some confusion among...

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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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