Monday, December 11, 2017

Letter to the Editor

Letter to Editor: Happy Anniversary!!! Three years ago on March 31, 2011, Governor Kasich signed SB5 into law. This was to weaken union rights and by weakening the right for workers to have union...

Bill Johnson: Boosting Natural-Gas Exports can Hit Russia Where it Hurts

Guest Column by Bill Johnson President Obama has an historic opportunity to push back against Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of the Ukrainian Crimean Peninsula. And, if the President was serious when he warned Putin...

Saving is Good…But It’s Not Investing

It’s a good thing to have some savings. When you put the money in a low-risk account, you can be pretty sure it will be readily available when you need it. Nonetheless, “saving” is...

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...

How Will Your Investments Affect Your Child’s Financial Aid Prospects?

Even though it’s only February, college financial aid officers are already gathering documents, crunching numbers and otherwise working to determine grants for the school year that starts this coming fall. If you have children...

On Valentine’s Day, Financial Gifts Can Be Sweet

Valentine’s Day is almost here. This year, instead of sticking with flowers or chocolates for your valentine, why not give a gift with a future? Specifically, consider making a meaningful financial gift. However, a “meaningful”...

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...

Guest Column from Representative Ryan Smith: New Reforms Would Preserve Rights for Responsible Gun...

New Reforms Would Preserve Rights for Responsible Gun Owners Growing up in southeast Ohio and now serving as the state representative of Jackson and Gallia counties, as well as parts of Lawrence and Vinton counties,...

Assumptions Can Be Dangerous to Investors

Every day of our lives, we make assumptions. We assume that the people we encounter regularly will behave in the manner to which we are accustomed. We assume that if we take care of...

Please bear with me

To the readers of the Gallia Hometown Herald, Following a day of becoming familiar with aspects of covering Gallia County and working on stories related to both Gallia and Meigs, I returned home to find...

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For the Record – Gallipolis Municipal Court

Criminal cases resolved in the Gallipolis Municipal Court November 27 through December 1 include: * Mugshots uploaded on cases resolved with jail or work release, if available. *  Does not include court fees * Common abbreviations: DUS...

Man charged in connection with November 19 chase

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Burglary suspect taken into custody

A man recently arrested in connection with a theft from a local business is back in custody in connection with a Raccoon Township burglary in progress call. According to a release from Gallia County Sheriff...

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Burglary suspect taken into custody

A man recently arrested in connection with a theft from a local business is back in custody in connection with a Raccoon Township burglary...