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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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Troopers seize $43,000 worth of methamphetamine in Gallia County

On May 4, 2018, troopers stopped a 2006 Honda Civic with Ohio registration for a marked lanes and license plate violation on U.S. 35 in Gallia County. Criminal indicators were observed and a Rio...

Changes coming for Ohio Driver Licenses and Identification Cards

COLUMBUS - In an effort to ensure greater security and identification protection for customers, and to comply with federal regulations, the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles is introducing a single, central point of production for...

2018 edition of Ohio Sunshine Laws released

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today released the 2018 edition of Ohio Sunshine Laws: An Open Government Resource Manual. The release of the manual, commonly referred to as the “Yellow Book,” coincides with the...

Bonice to Offer Mental Health First Aid Training in Area

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College is proud to announce Director of Accessibility and Mental Health Services Kelly Bonice has recently completed certification to provide Mental Health First Aid Training...

More than 14,000 deer checked during Ohio’s two-day gun hunting season

COLUMBUS, OH - Ohio’s hunters checked 14,115 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s 2017 two-day deer-gun hunting season, Dec. 16-17, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). During last year’s two-day December deer-gun season,...

New healthcare facility opening in Gallipolis

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Smith Family Healthcare will open its doors on June 19, 2017. The new practice is owned by Dianna Smith and her daughter; Kayla Zerkle, both are nurse practitioners. The practice will offer primary...

Remembering the loss: Silver Bridge disaster of 1967

MID OHIO VALLEY - Ten days before Christmas, residents from Gallia and Meigs Counties along with Mason County, West Virginia were preparing like the rest of the nation for the upcoming holidays. Some were...

Local computer repair shop warns of spoofing scam

Gallipolis based computer repair shop, PC Solutions, posted a warning on its Facebook page on Sunday after receiving information its phone number had been spoofed. "There has been a person spoofing my phone number calling...

Buckeye Rural Electric issues scam alert

Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative posted a warning to its Facebook page today alerting customers of a spoofing scam. PLEASE BEWARE and inform those that are easily taken advantage of. MORE SCAMS......... We were notified by...

Three years later and no justice for Larry Bradley

GALLIA – It’s been three years to the day that a normal day of hunting turned to tragedy for one Gallia County family. While a letter confessing to the slaying was sent to law...