My Daily Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:25:11 EST 1800 Men charged after major drug bust GALLIPOLIS — Three men involved in an alleged drug-trafficking ring were arraigned earlier this month in the Common Pleas Court of Gallia County. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:51:09 EST Investigators seek assistance in solving arson GALLIPOLIS — The Division of State Fire Marshal is seeking information from the public regarding a recent fire that investigators say was intentionally set. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:36:21 EST FAC to feature Rick K. and the Allnighters RIO GRANDE — The French Art Colony will present Rick K. and the Allnighters in concert at the Berry Fine and Performing Arts Center at the University of Rio Grande, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 22:16:14 EST Making a presence COLUMBUS — A delegation of nearly 40 Gallia County elected officials, business leaders and community members traveled to Columbus on Friday, September 12, to meet with key State department personnel during a Gallia County Legislative Day at the... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:02:21 EST How to train your dragon boat POINT PLEASANT — The second annual Dragon Boat Festival takes place Sept. 27 at Krodel Park. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:40:17 EST Community gathers to support youth GALLIPOLIS — Thanks to a little initiative and collaboration, local businesses and school officials are demonstrating what it takes to make a difference in the lives of students. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:31:11 EST Blessings in a Backpack MIDDLEPORT — The process is this: open up a Walmart plastic bag, fill it with $2.10 worth of food, and give it to a child in need. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:14:22 EST Faith and Freedom GALLIPOLIS — “For 151 years we have struggled to do this on our own and by ourselves, and we have finally come to the conclusion that it will take all of us, as a united front, to make this celebration grow and become a success. So... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 23:16:13 EST Emancipation to feature musical acts GALLIPOLIS — In addition to featuring re-enactors, guest speakers and a myriad of other events, this year's Gallia County Emancipation Celebration will once again feature world-class singers and musicians. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:58:08 EST Gallia man facing felony charges in northern Ohio GALLIPOLIS — A Gallia County man is facing multiple felony charges in northern Ohio after he allegedly falsely reported on a shooting and stabbing in Van Wert County. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:31:16 EST City schools discuss report GALLIPOLIS — At a regular monthly meeting on Wednesday evening, the Gallipolis City Schools Board of Education discussed the district's Ohio School Report Card results, areas to improve in and how to implement initiatives for... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:57:13 EST Local appears on MTV GALIPOLLIS — When Shelby Merry of Gallipolis sent in her video application explaining to MTV producers why she'd be “the worst” contestant to appear on the “Million Dollar Maze Runner,” she never thought she'd... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:40:20 EST Local job developer getting individuals back to work GALLIPOLIS — Approximately 100 people have reportedly gained employment through a job development program that is being offered through an agreement between the Gallia County Economic Development Office and the Gallia County Department of Job... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:05:14 EST Court awards $82,000 to wrongfully imprisoned man$82000-to-wrongfully-imprisoned-man COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Court of Claims has awarded $82,000 to a man for wrongful imprisonment after determining he was sent to prison for a crime that didn't carry a spelled-out penalty. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:42:13 EST Ohio faces high prices for road salt this winter CLEVELAND (AP) — An extremely harsh winter has driven up road salt prices throughout state and has forced the Ohio Department of Transportation to contract with an Indiana company to buy less-expensive salt for delivery this winter. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:42:08 EST DNA sought from 3 in beating death of concert promoter COLUMBUS (AP) — Columbus homicide detectives have filed search warrants to obtain DNA from three men awaiting trial in the 2011 beating death of a concert promoter from Florida. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:41:19 EST 2 Buckeye students remain hospitalized STEUBENVILLE — Two of the three Buckeye Local High School students injured in a crash Monday remain hospitalized today. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:41:14 EST Man charged with murder in Kentucky jailed in Ohio LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man charged in Kentucky with murder and kidnapping is now in a southwestern Ohio jail on an aggravated murder charge. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:41:09 EST Crash closes Silver Bridge on Tuesday GALLIPOLIS — The Silver Memorial Bridge was closed for approximately one hour Tuesday morning after a piece of equipment struck a steel support beam at the overpass on Ohio 7 North in Gallipolis. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:46:15 EST Mary E. Swann OAK HILL — Mary E. (Trainer) Swann, 75, of Oak Hill, passed away Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at Holzer of Jackson. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:40:11 EST