My Daily Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://mydailytribune.com/section/NEWS http://mydailytribune.com/section/NEWS Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:54:38 EST 1800 Mershon named Holzer Senior Care Center director http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150614961/Mershon-named-Holzer-Senior-Care-Center-director GALLIPOLIS — Brenda Mershon is the new director of nursing for Holzer Senior Care Center.Prior to joining Holzer Senior Care Center, Mershon worked for ResCare as the director of nursing in Gallipolis, and also held... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:42:09 EST (No heading) http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150611513/ GALLIPOLIS — Various contracts and agreements were approved at the most recent meeting of the Gallipolis City Schools Board of Education. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:04:09 EST Gallia sheriff searches for theft suspects http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150613953/Gallia-sheriff-searches-for-theft-suspects GALLIPOLIS — Two unsolved thefts still have the Gallia County Sheriff's Office searching for suspects. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:42:09 EST County commission approves fund transfers http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150614124/County-commission-approves-fund-transfers GALLIPOLIS – The Gallia County Commissioners dealt with budgets for the year 2015 on Thursday morning during their regularly scheduled meeting. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:42:08 EST Madog Center for Welsh Studies plans Advent Carol Sing http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150582134/Madog-Center-for-Welsh-Studies-plans-Advent-Carol-Sing RIO GRANDE — The Welsh-American Heritage Museum in Oak Hill will be the site of the annual Advent Carol Sing on Sunday, Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:34:10 EST Schools gather transportation info. http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150598604/Schools-gather-transportation-info. PATRIOT — Transportation was once again a topic of discussion at the most recent meeting of the Gallia County Local Schools Board of Education. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:48:08 EST Robert Dafford to hold book signing in Point Pleasant http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150602434/Robert-Dafford-to-hold-book-signing-in-Point-Pleasant POINT PLEASANT — The Public Art of Robert Dafford will be launched in Point Pleasant on Saturday with a book signing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Point Pleasant River Museum.Both Dafford and author and photographer... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:30:19 EST New OB/GYN at Pleasant Valley Hospital http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150571532/New-OB/GYN-at-Pleasant-Valley-Hospital POINT PLEASANT — Dr. Fri Mofor-Eta, a medical obstetrician who specializes in a traditional approach to obstetric and gynecologic care for adolescent and adult women, has joined the Pleasant Valley Medical Group at Pleasant Valley... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:25:21 EST Holzer is available for Homebound patients http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150571202/Holzer-is-available-for-Homebound-patients GALLIPOLIS — A serious illness can be a major problem for patients and families, especially if the individual is homebound. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:37:16 EST Emergency HEAP assistance to continue through March http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150581547/Emergency-HEAP-assistance-to-continue-through-March CHESHIRE — Gallia Meigs Community Action Agency's Emergency HEAP Program began Nov. 3 and will continue through March 31, said Sandra Edwards, emergency services director.Edwards said the Gallia Meigs C.A.A. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:30:15 EST Fire sweeps through downtown Athens http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150569103/Fire-sweeps-through-downtown-Athens ATHENS — Six people were injured, 30 Ohio University students were displaced and five buildings suffered extensive damage as a result of a Sunday morning fire on Union Street in Athens. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:27:14 EST Ohio State Highway Patrol to host Open House in Gallipolis http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150562368/Ohio-State-Highway-Patrol-to-host-Open-House-in-Gallipolis GALLIPOLIS – The Gallipolis Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol will host an Open House/Career Fair on Saturday, Nov. 22, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The open house will take place at the post at 396 Jackson Pike in Gallipolis. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 16:15:06 EST Gallia man jailed in NC for child sexual assault http://mydailytribune.com/news/breaking_news/150567864/Gallia-man-jailed-in-NC-for-child-sexual-assault WELDON, N.C. — A Gallia County man who police say was staying with friends in Halifax County, N.C., is now behind bars for allegedly sexually assaulting a child in that home. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:39:13 EST Several buildings near Ohio University catch fire http://mydailytribune.com/news/breaking_news/150556596/Several-buildings-near-Ohio-University-catch-fire ATHENS — A fire has damaged several buildings near Ohio University's campus, displacing several dozen students, causing power outages and closing some streets. Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:45:07 EST Gallia boy qualifies as finalist for LEGO Design Challenge http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150515069/Think-Outside-the-Brick GALLIPOLIS — One fifth-grader from Gallipolis shows what can be achieved with a little creativity, determination and building from the imagination — and LEGOS. Sat, 15 Nov 2014 00:01:23 EST Fundraiser goal: Buy equipment for sheriff’s department by Christmas http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150547659/Fundraiser-goal:-Buy-equipment-for-sheriffs-department-by-Christmas POMEROY — The kIDs Safe fundraiser is nearing the end, and two more events have come and gone. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 20:39:09 EST More than $61K in community grants awarded http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150544015/More-than-$61K-in-community-grants-awarded MASON COUNTY — More than $61,000 in grant awards to benefit the residents of Mason County were distributed this week at the 10th annual Mason County Spirit of Our Community and Grant Awards reception. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:05:20 EST Ohio AG warns of social media scams http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150543759/Ohio-AG-warns-of-social-media-scams COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine warns Ohio consumers about scams that attract potential victims through social media. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:39:13 EST Snowmaking under way at Canaan Valley http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150547136/Snowmaking-under-way-at-Canaan-Valley DAVIS, W.Va. – Snow flakes were falling across West Virginia this week and ski and tubing slopes at Canaan Valley Resort got their first real snow as resort employees began the layering process of building a snow base for winter sports... Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:31:14 EST Holzer recognized as ‘Top Performer’ http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/150466171/Holzer-recognized-as-Top-Performer GALLIPOLIS — Holzer Health System has been recognized as a “Top Performer” by the Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services in its work with Community Care Transitions program. 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