Monday, January 22, 2018

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Guest Column by LeeAnn Johnson Each year many of us identify a self-improvement goal we’d like to achieve in the coming year -- a New Year’s resolution. Whether it’s vowing to get to the gym...

Legal Column – Responding to a Debt Collector’s Complaint

July 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. Q. A debt collector has filed a lawsuit...

Helping You Age Better – Caregiver Month Observed in November

By Pamela K. Matura, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging District 7 National Family Caregiver Month is celebrated each year in November. In what better month could we express our gratitude for the over 90...

Reflection on MLK and the Civil Rights Movement: Because of him we all have...

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following was originally published in the Meigs Independent Press for the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “I Have a Dream” speech. Joyce Badgley was an eye witness to...

Letter to the Editor: Observing American Education Week

Dear Editor, The week of November 13-17 is American Education Week. The first observance of American Education Week was December 4-10, 1921, with the National Education Association and American Legion as the cosponsors. Since that...

Legal Column – What’s in a Trial?

LEGAL COLUMN February 2013 What’s in a trial? Britt T. Wiseman is a partner in the law firm of Mulford & Wiseman, LLC located at 462 Second Avenue, Suite B, Gallipolis, Ohio 45631. You may have heard 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: Avoid Becoming a “Groundhog Day” Investor

Courtesy of your local Edward Jones adviser, Isaac Mills Groundhog Day is almost here. For most of its history — which, according to some reports, dates back to the first celebration in 1886 or 1887...

Anyone Can Save A Life

In October, the National Kidney Walk will take place in Columbus, Ohio. One of Holzer’s employees, Bridgette Chandler, a Nurse Aide on 2 North at Holzer Health System – Jackson Medical Center, will be...

A New Year…New Resolutions!

Pamela K. Matura, Executive Director, Area Agency on Aging District 7 January 2013 Monthly Column Happy 2013…and with the New Year, brings those resolutions that we all make and try to stick with, but sometimes fall...

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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...

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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...