Monday, January 22, 2018

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...

Accepting the Torch

To the Readers of the Gallia Hometown Herald, My name is Carrie Gloeckner. I am the owner and founder of the Meigs Independent Press. It is with great privilege that I assume the reigns of...

Letter to the Editor: Hopkins family gives thanks to the community

Dear Editor, My family and I would like to give thanks to everybody that has helped us through the hard times we have had this year. Special thanks to Christopher Mohr for all the love and...

Letter to the Editor: Candidate Thanks Voters

Dear Editor, I am writing to express my appreciation to the residents of the Gallia County Local School District for the complimentary votes I received in the recent election. I look forward to working with everyone...

Legal Column – What’s In a Name?

October 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. Just listening to the names of celebrity babies and...

Letter from the Editor: Putting a name to the story

As I sat down to write the stories of the women at Serenity House, as I listened to them recant their stories to us, as I encouraged them to tell the world, so the...

Letter to the Editor: October is National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month.  Hazing, Harassment, Intimidation or Bullying (HHIB) can affect everyone and can cause many negative outcomes including impacts on mental health, substance use and suicide. Jon Gordon is a positive speaker...

Local organization assists with reburial of Civil War soldier

Members of the local Cadot-Blessing Camp #126 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War from Gallipolis participated in the “Reburial” of a Civil War Soldier on October 5, 2013. Abner Robinson joined Company G...

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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...