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Patrol participating in multi-state OVI enforcement

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol will join forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus on OVI enforcement from Friday, December 2 at 12:01 a.m. through Sunday, December 4...

RGVFD responds to structure fire

The Rio Grande Volunteer Fire Department responded to structure fire early Monday morning.  The call came in at 1:21 a.m. The residence, located at 1473 Nebo Road in Patriot, was reportedly fully involved upon the...

Ohio Launches Youth Drug Abuse Prevention Initiative, “Start Talking”

Research Shows Conversations with Youth Can Stop Drug Abuse before It Starts COLUMBUS – As we focus on our New Year’s resolutions for 2014, Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich and First Lady Karen W. Kasich...

Prosecutor candidate addresses Crime Watch

VINTON - A candidate for Gallia County prosecuting attorney outlined his goals for the office during the monthly meeting of the Huntington-Morgan Crime Watch on Sept. 6. Jason Holdren, who's opposing incumbent Jeff Adkins in...

PUCO Nominating Council seeks applicants for commissioner position

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) Nominating Council is seeking applications for the position of commissioner of the PUCO to fill two vacancies. The first is for an unexpired term...

OSHP honors Gallia man for his courageous effort to help wounded patrolman in 1965

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol honored retirees at a cookout for their service on June 23, 2017. During that service, a Gallia County man was recognized for his efforts in 1965...

Fire Weather Warning issued for multiple counties

The National Weather Service has issued a fire weather warning for multiple counties in Ohio and West Virginia, including Gallia County. As of 9:12 a.m. this morning, the Red Flag Warning was in effect until...

Rep. Smith applauds local project investments in 93rd House District

COLUMBUS, Ohio - State Representative Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) and State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Sabina) applaud the passage of Senate Bill 310—the state’s capital budget bill—which appropriates funding for local projects throughout Ohio and the...

Rep. Bill Johnson issues statement in honor of Veterans Day

MARIETTA - Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) issued the following statement in honor of Veterans Day, November 11, 2013: This Veterans Day, we as Americans remember the selfless service and many sacrifices made by our brave...

Failing to Yield caused more than 30,000 crashes in 2012

Second-highest crash-causing violation in 2012 News Release COLUMBUS- Motorists running red lights, stop signs or failing to yield to traffic are causing far too many crashes in Ohio each year. In fact, these violations were the...

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