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Op/Ed | Gallia Hometown Herald
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Filibusters are frivolous fanfare

By Melissa Martin - Contributing Columnist American filibusters—What! Why grown men and women in the U.S. government would engage in such blabbermouth antics is beyond me. The word ‘filibuster’ is derived from the Spanish word ‘filibusteros.’...

Letter from the Editor: Putting a name to the story

As I sat down to write the stories of the women at Serenity House, as I listened to them recant their stories to us, as I encouraged them to tell the world, so the...

Sheriff and Prosecutor discuss Gallia CPR

Submitted by Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin and Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney Jason Holdren Addiction and crime are two roads that parallel each other and intersect way too often for a lot of people. In...

Financial Focus – Don’t Get Trampled by the “Herd”

Courtesy of your local Edward Jones Advisor, Isaac Mills Every year in early July, thousands of people “run with the bulls” in Pamplona, Spain. While the event is exciting, it is also hazardous, and many...

Financial Focus – Work to Become a Better Investor

Courtesy of your Edward Jones advisor, Isaac Mills Next week, we observe Labor Day. A federal holiday since 1894, Labor Day celebrates the achievements of American workers — people, like yourself, who work hard for...

I want it now! Instant gratification

By Contributing Columnist - Melissa Martin “Daddy, I want an Oompa Loompa now!” is the phrase one of the children shouted in the movie, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Instant gratification screams, “I want it and I...

Do you own your stuff or does your stuff own you?

By Melissa Martin - Contributing Columnist Humans love stuff—all kinds of stuff. Small, medium, large. We love different sizes of stuff. We just love our stuff! But, do you own your possessions or do your possessions...

Financial Focus – Investors Can Learn from Earth Day’s Lessons

Article courtesy of your local Edward Jones Advisor, Isaac Mills Next week, we observe Earth Day. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day has grown into an international movement whose goal is to raise awareness of...

Please bear with me

To the readers of the Gallia Hometown Herald, Following a day of becoming familiar with aspects of covering Gallia County and working on stories related to both Gallia and Meigs, I returned home to find...

Helping You Age Better – Volunteer Advocates Needed

March 2013 Monthly Column We have a unique opportunity at the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7) for those who are interested in serving as a volunteer advocate for nursing home residents. This opportunity...