Friday, April 20, 2018

Holzer to offer free cancer screenings

Holzer Center for Cancer Care will offer free oral, head and neck cancer screenings on Saturday, December 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their location in Gallipolis, Ohio. This free screening aims to...

Local computer repair shop warns of spoofing scam

Gallipolis based computer repair shop, PC Solutions, posted a warning on its Facebook page on Sunday after receiving information its phone number had been spoofed. "There has been a person spoofing my phone number calling...

Bonice to Offer Mental Health First Aid Training in Area

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College is proud to announce Director of Accessibility and Mental Health Services Kelly Bonice has recently completed certification to provide Mental Health First Aid Training...

Peoples Bancorp Inc. and ASB Financial Corp. announce definitive merger agreement

MARIETTA, Ohio and PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - Peoples Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: PEBO), the parent company of Peoples Bank, and ASB Financial Corp (“ASB”) (OTC Pink: ASBN), the parent company of American Savings Bank, fsb (“American”),...

Rio hosts guest speaker

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Office of Accessibility will host Nick Scott, a nationally recognized motivational speaker, at 7 p.m. in Bob Evans Farms Hall...

Letter to the Editor: Long-Term Care Resident’s Rights Month

Dear Editor: October is National Long-Term Care Residents’ Rights Month, a time to learn more about the rights of individuals residing in our region’s nursing homes and assisted living facilities. This year's theme – It’s...

AG Awards VOCA Grant to Wing Haven, other crime victim services

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Wing Haven has been awarded a grant to help crime victims. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that he is awarding $85.5 million to 367 crime victim service providers across Ohio...

Woodland Centers merging with Hopewell Health Centers

SOUTHEAST OHIO - Woodland Centers, Inc. and Hopewell Health Centers, Inc. are pleased to announce their merger which will be effective January 1, 2018. The new organization will continue to be called Hopewell Health Centers....

Why do people start drugs

By Trisha Gibson, MA, LPC, LICDC, Forensics/AoD Program Director For Woodland Centers, Inc. A question behavioral health professionals are most often asked is, “Why do people start using drugs?” The answer is not always a simple one to...

The Great ShakeOut, more than an earthquake drill

COLUMBUS, Ohio - On Oct. 19, 2017, Ohioans are encouraged to Drop, Cover and Hold On and discuss disaster plans. Emergency management agencies are urging Ohioians to not, "Drop out of your preparedness mode just...

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