GALLIPOLIS — Fire departments and first responders from Gallia County, Ohio and Mason County, W.Va. responded to a morning fire at Tuscany Italian Restaurant on Eastern Ave. in Gallipolis. No injuries were reported in the 7 a.m. blaze. The fire is under the investigation of the Ohio State Fire Marshal’s Office.
GALLIPOLIS — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad responded to a Gallia County residence on Wednesday evening after residents returned to find their home “booby trapped.”Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning reported on Thursday that at approximately 6 p.m. on Wednesday evening, deputies responded to a residence on Briarwood Drive in Springfield Township after residents of the home returned to find shotguns rigged with strings inside the residence....
GALLIPOLIS — Deputies with the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office are currently investigating a possible armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday afternoon in the Spring Valley area.According to the Gallia County 911 Center, deputies responded to the Spring Valley area at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday after a female victim called to report that she had been robbed.The victim reportedly told the responding officers that she had traveled to U.S. Bank on Jack...
OHIO VALLEY — DuPont officials say they will no longer be in the C8 business in 2014 — one year ahead of a voluntary global phase out program initiated by the US Environmental Protection Agency.
GALLIPOLIS — A Gallia County man accused of shooting and severely wounding a man last month in the Rio Grande area waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Tuesday, according to an official with the Gallipolis Municipal Court.Michael Merry, 49, Thurman, was scheduled to appear before Municipal Court Judge Margaret Evans on Tuesday morning with his attorney Jeff Finley for a preliminary hearing in regard to a felonious assault charge stemming from an incident that occurred...
GALLIPOLIS — A man was life-flighted on Tuesday afternoon following a morning All Terrain Vehicle crash that occurred on private property south of Gallipolis.Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning reported on Tuesday afternoon that a 66-year-old male, who had been hunting near the 1,000 series of Ohio 218, had crashed his ATV and was subsequently transported by Health Net to Cabell Huntington Hospital.
BIDWELL — Investigators are still trying to determine what happened following a hunting-related death that occurred in rural Gallia County early on Monday morning.Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning reported on Tuesday that investigators are trying to determine if the gunshot wound that killed 45-year-old Larry W. Bradley, of Bidwell, Ohio, was self-inflicted.“We’re trying to determine if it’s a self-inflicted wound. Right now, it doesn’t app...
BIDWELL — The Monday of deer season is a big deal for many avid hunters across the Ohio Valley, but the Bidwell community was shocked and saddened to learn of an early morning hunting-related death in rural Gallia County.Gallia County emergency rescue crews, including Springfield Township Fire Department and the Gallia EMS responded to the area of Thaxton Road after receiving report of an injured hunter in a tree stand. According to Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning, the cal...
RIO GRANDE — Jeremy Hout, Principal of Rio Grande...
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