Colon cancer awareness month

Colon cancer awareness month

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to learn more about colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) and how it can be p...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Rockslide closes a portion of Main Street in Pomeroy

Rockslide closes a portion of Main Street in Pomeroy

POMEROY — St. Patrick’s Day was both lucky and unlucky in Pomeroy after an early morning rockslide shut down a portion of Ohio 833. There ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Miss teen returns home

Miss teen returns home

RACINE — Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood reports that on March 15, Xavier Cooper, 17, the missing juvenile who has been missing since Feb. 15, r...

March 17th, 2017 |  


St. Patrick’s Day Cultural Festival, Parade set

GALLIPOLIS — Everyone will technically be Irish on Saturday for the third annual St. Patrick’s Day Cultural Festival and Parade.The lineup...

March 16th, 2017 updated: March 16th, 2017. |  


Local churches celebrate Lent

Local churches celebrate Lent

GALLIPOLIS — With the Lenten season having arrived and spring rolling around the corner, the parking lot of Grace United Methodist Church has ha...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Commission approves renaming street

Commission approves renaming street

GALLIPOLIS — Gallia County Commissioners held a public hearing for the name change of a road in Raccoon Township before finally approving the me...

March 16th, 2017 updated: March 16th, 2017. |  


River Valley students take a ‘STAND’

River Valley students take a ‘STAND’

BIDWELL — Students are taking a stand against smoking.This week, students in the STAND (Students Taking a New Direction) program at River Valley...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Sheriff takes stock of of crime data

Sheriff takes stock of of crime data

GALLIPOLIS — Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin sat with Gallia County Commissioners Thursday to discuss reported drops in crime trends in the ...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Smith applauds increasing access to summer meal programs

Smith applauds increasing access to summer meal programs

COLUMBUS — State Representative Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) yesterday applauded the Ohio House’s passage of legislation that permits non-profit...

March 16th, 2017 |  


A view from up above it all

A view from up above it all

This view from Mound Hill Cemetery reveals a chilly, late-winter day in Gallipolis. The first day of spring will arrive Monday, March 20, hopefully br...

March 15th, 2017 |