Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The best Christmas ever: Vinton Elementary student surprised by active duty brother

Except for a brief trip home in April for his grandmother’s funeral, MASN Ty Smittle, currently serving in the U.S. Navy, has been stationed overseas since October 2016. Smittle’s mother, Aimee Glassburn, said while...

Congressman Johnson returns medals to Vietnam veteran in ceremony

In an informal ceremony held Saturday at the Gallipolis VFW Post 4464, U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson returned the Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and the Republic of...

Annual Veterans Holiday Meal planned

The Annual Veterans Holiday Meal will be served on Sunday December 10, 2017 at the DAV/AMVETS building, located at 108 Liberty Ave, Gallipolis, Ohio.  The meal is sponsored by the Gallia County Veterans Service...

Veterans honored during Annual Veterans Day ceremony in the Gallipolis City Park

Guest Speaker U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson commented on the current state of the nation during his speech at the 2017 Veterans Day ceremony, held yesterday at the Gallipolis City Park. Unlike the bleak portrait...

ODNR Offers Additional Discounts for Veterans in November

COLUMBUS, OH – Beginning on Friday, Nov. 10, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will be offering U.S. military veterans and active service members a 30 percent discount on lodge, cabin and campsite...

Veterans and the court system topic of Annual Walmart Veterans Appreciation Ceremony

VFW Post 4464 Commander Bill Mangus set the tone for the 5th Annual Gallipolis Walmart Veterans Appreciation Ceremony held Saturday with the reading of a poem. “It is the veteran, not the preacher, who has...

Rio Presents Second Annual Veterans Award

  Rio Grande, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College takes pride in honoring veterans who have served and are continuing to serve our country. As part of this endeavor,...

Veteran’s Holiday Meal set for Dec. 11

GALLIPOLIS - Once again a holiday meal will be served for those that served the country. The Annual Veterans Holiday Meal will be served on Sunday December 11, 2016 at the DAV/AMVETS building. The DAV/AMVETS...