Saturday, March 23, 2019

Kasich Issues Emergency Declaration to Support 17 Counties Impacted by Flooding Along Ohio River

COLUMBUS – Today Gov. John R. Kasich issued an emergency declaration for 17 counties along the Ohio River and in southern Ohio due to dangerous conditions resulting from severe storms and heavy rain.  An...

Ohio River Watch and Road Closures

Please click here for latest information posted. Update 6:45 p.m., February 18 As of press time, the National Weather Service's River Forecast was showing: Robert C. Byrd Locks and Dam At 6 p.m., the Ohio River was measuring...

Emergency crews conduct water rescue on Ohio 7

Emergency crews responded to a stranded motorist who attempted to drive through high water on Ohio 7, between Ohio 218 and the City of Gallipolis, this afternoon. According to Gallipolis Fire Chief Keith Elliott,...

City crews tackle water leak over the weekend

Gallipolis City crews fixed a water leak at Spruce Street extension on Saturday, after receiving a report that the reservoir was losing water. According to an employee with the City of Gallipolis, they received word...

Local FDs receive Wildland Fire Equipment

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has distributed wildland fire personal protective equipment (PPE) and tools to rural fire departments to help them be more effective and safer when responding...

Commissioners proclaim February as American Heart Month

The Gallia County Commissioners proclaimed February as American Heart Month during their regular meeting today. Representatives from Holzer Health System joined the Commissioners for the proclamation, which was read by Commission President David Smith. The...

Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk

Make designating a sober driver your game plan this Super Bowl Sunday COLUMBUS – Super Bowl Sunday is historically a day when friends and family gather. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is urging fans to...

County Commissioners recognize Chester “Mike” Polcyn, a.k.a Santa Claus, for his service

During the regular meeting of the Gallia County Commissioners today, Chester "Mike" Polcyn, known to many in the community simply as Santa, was recognized for his service. Gallia County Commission President Harold Montgomery read...

Firefighter’s Association Boot Drive raises over $5,000

On Saturday, November 18, 2017, the Gallia County Firefighter's Association held a “Boot Drive” for the Gallia County Community Christmas Project (GCCCP) and raised $5,131.35. “On behalf of myself and BOCOM , I would like...

Patrol reminds motorists to wear safety belts this Thanksgiving holiday

Click it or Ticket  COLUMBUS – In anticipation of increased traffic during the Thanksgiving holiday, the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to buckle up, never drive impaired and always follow traffic laws. Last year...