My Daily Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://mydailytribune.com/section/NEWS http://mydailytribune.com/section/NEWS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:53:24 EST 1800 City schools discuss report http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50686017/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 http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50671408/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 http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50673727/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 http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50670756/Court-awards-$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 http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50670934/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 http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50670417/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 http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50670835/2-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 http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50671000/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 http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50659791/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 http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50659372/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 Activities planned for 151st Emancipation Celebration http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50631967/Activities-planned-for-151st-Emancipation-Celebration GALLIA COUNTY — For the 151st year, a celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation will be held in Gallia County this coming weekend as the community gathers to celebrate freedom and honor a part of the nation's past that should not soon... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:13:10 EST Local school districts earn ‘B’ for achievement http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50638428/Local-school-districts-earn-B-for-achievement GALLIA COUNTY — The annual Ohio School Report Cards report was released for 2013-14 school year, and local school districts received a 'B' letter grade in achievement. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:20:08 EST Man in serious condition following tractor rollover http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50608979/Man-in-serious-condition-following-tractor-rollover GALLIPOLIS — A Gallia County man is currently in serious condition at a Huntington, W.Va.-area medical facility following a tractor accident on Tuesday. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:49:10 EST Third annual ‘Gabe’s Race’ continues to support cancer research http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50605176/Third-annual-Gabes-Race-continues-to-support-cancer-research GALIPOLLIS — The third Gabe's Race 5k Run/Walk will take place Saturday to raise money for brain cancer research in honor of a Gallipolis resident and his ongoing battle against cancer. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:46:06 EST Maelzel woodwind quintet to perform at Ariel http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50542778/Maelzel-woodwind-quintet-to-perform-at-Ariel GALLIPOLIS — While the public's attention has recently been captured by period pieces such as the hit TV show “Downton Abbey,” early music groups have been offering up their period performances for a long time. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:13:11 EST Appeals court affirms conviction http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50590165/Appeals-court-affirms-conviction GALLIPOLIS — The Fourth District Court of Appeals has affirmed the sentence and denied the appeal of a Gallia County woman currently serving a 10-year prison sentence in the Ohio Reformatory for Women. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:36:11 EST First BBQ Festival to ‘cook-off’ Saturday http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50577543/First-BBQ-Festival-to-cook-off-Saturday GALIPOLLIS — Ten teams are gearing up for the first-ever Gallia County BBQ Festival, a cook-off that will feature a variety of savory samples and sandwiches for people to purchase. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:59:09 EST School board approves energy savings, property resolutions http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50572904/School-board-approves-energy-savings-property-resolutions PATRIOT — The Gallia County Local Schools' Board of Education is pondering a resolution to send the district's application for an energy savings program to state officials for approval. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 17:26:09 EST Coming soon: Shotgun Red Show http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50542935/Coming-soon:-Shotgun-Red-Show GALLIPOLIS — Get ready for lots of laughs and some great country music when Shotgun Red and his co-horts take the Ariel stage at 7 p.m. Friday in a comedy/variety show at the historic Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 11:31:08 EST Former fugitive sentenced in Gallia County http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50564584/Former-fugitive-sentenced-in-Gallia-County GALLIPOLIS — A man arrested by the U.S. Marshal's Service last year after warrants were issued for his arrest in multiple states for check fraud was recently sentenced on charges in Gallia County. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 11:01:13 EST