Saturday, April 21, 2018

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...

City distributes trash service information

Residents receiving trash service through the City of Gallipolis have either received or should soon receive an informational notice regarding the rules and regulations for trash pick-up. In addition, a door hanger notice was...

Gallia County Commissioners proclaim November as National Home Care and Hospice Month

In recognition of Home Care and Hospice Month, local proclamations have been made at county commissioner’s offices. These proclamations proclaim that:   Home care, hospice and palliative care empower people to live as fully as...

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...

OSHP reports Labor Day enforcement efforts

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol made more impaired driving, drug and seat belt arrests this Labor Day compared to the 2016 holiday weekend according to provisional data. Troopers arrested 845 drivers for...

$3 million in grants for DART and QRT teams awarded to address opioid epidemic

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced this morning 40 law enforcement departments and their partners will receive $3 million in grants that will be used to help replicate or expand Drug...

Ohio AG offers charitable giving tips following Hurricane Harvey, Texas flooding

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today offered advice to help Ohioans make wise charitable contributions and avoid scams following the catastrophic flooding in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey. “We encourage people to...

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