Monday, April 23, 2018

Petro Named Vice President at OVB

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Ohio Valley Bank President and CEO Tom Wiseman recently announced the promotion of Christopher S. Petro to Vice President and Comptroller. Wiseman commented, “It gives me pride to see our homegrown talent...

Organizations team up for Prom Fashion Show & Dress Give-Away

For the past four years, God’s Hands at Work has been collecting gently used prom dresses and distributing them to area girls free of charge. This year, the organization has teamed up with Pure...

Lucky Cat/Gallipolis in Lights offering Santa shirts one last time

According to a post to its Facebook page, Lucky Cat Design Company and Gallipolis in Lights will be offering the "Our Santa is Better Than Yours" shirts one last time in honor of Chester...

Santa Claus, Chester “Mike” Polcyn, named Bud and Donna McGhee Award Recipient

The Gallia County Chamber of Commerce, during its 81st Annual Awards event held this evening at Bossard Memorial Library, honored the late Chester “Mike” Polcyn, known to the community as Gallipolis’ own Santa Claus,...

Planning for St. Patrick’s Day Cultural Festival and Parade now underway

For the fourth year, the St. Patrick’s Day Cultural Festival and Parade will return to downtown Gallipolis. Initiated by Kelsey Kerr and Valerie Thomas, managers of The Artisan Shoppe and Studio and the Gallia...

Ohio River Watch – Rise in Ohio River level prompts closure of Gallipolis Waterfront...

According to the National Weather Services’s River Forecast, the Ohio River at Point Pleasant, W.Va. began to rise steadily over the last several days finally cresting at 38.56 feet, just shy of the 40...

Facebook to throttle public posts to newsfeeds in favor of personal interactions

If you have noticed more of your friends’ posts and fewer public posts on your Facebook newsfeed the last couple of days or fewer organic interactions than usual on your business page, there might...

RVHS grad contributes to “race against time” in telling of WWII stories

Brianna McGuire, a 2017 graduate of River Valley High School, recently completed a student ambassadorship for the The National WWII Museum, an opportunity that arose through her participation in the National History Day program...

Family searches for late dog’s bloodline in hopes of bringing it home

If you or someone you know purchased a Blue Heeler puppy during a Heifer Show at the Gallia County Jr. Fairgrounds in 2005, you could be the answer to helping a family carry on...

Local effort brings newborn hats and heart health awareness together

If you are looking for something to keep you busy until the cold weather breaks and like to knit or crochet, use your skills for a good cause with The Little Red Hat Project,...

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