GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Prosecutor’s Office won’t file felony charges against a county employee in connection with the Feb. 14 deaths of 11 dogs at the county animal shelter.In a letter read to the Gallia County Commissioners by Sheriff Joe Browning, County Prosecutor Jeff Adkins’ office “does not find a chargeable offense.” The case has now been turned over to Gallipolis City Solicitor/Law Director Adam R. Salisbury after the Gallia Count...
Somewhere along the way, many moons ago, the stigma or the idea of what “the church” or the “Christian” ought to look like has become so different than what Jesus taught, that most of the world is confused about it.There is a generation or a society that believes that in order to be a “good Christian” one must be “humbled” (which the perception is to walk with the head down like a pig, not causing any commotion in the marketplace or a...
Through the prophet Amos, God declared about the day when there would be a great famine in the land. It would not be a famine for food or water. Rather, the famine would involve “the hearing of the words of the Lord.”This famine is certainly taking place today, not so much as it concerns the world at large, but specifically as it involves the people of the church. This famine of hearing God’s Word is spreading because church groups are pervasively emphasizing only...
CHESHIRE — The application date to apply for HEAP, the home energy assistance program, has been extended to April 15.An announcement of the extension — the original deadline was March 31 — was made Wednesday by David Goodman, director of the Ohio Development Services Agency.The program provides assistance to eligible households that are threatened with disconnection, have been disconnected, or if their tank contains 35 percent or less of its capacity of...
GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday concluded its investigation into the deaths last month of 11 dogs at the county animal shelter and has turned the case over to the prosecutor’s office.Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning said he is asking Prosecutor Jeff Adkins to review the case to help determine if any wrongdoing occurred.“Our part would be purely concentrating on the criminal aspect, if any did occur,” Browning sai...
GALLIPOLIS — A Gallia County man who pleaded guilty to burglary in 2012 recently had his community control revoked in Gallia County Common Pleas Court.Bobby Joe E. Gambill, 24, of Vinton, was sentenced late last week to 30 months in prison in the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction after he was found guilty of violations of his probation.Gambill was arrested after being identified as a suspect in a Sept. 25, 2011, burglary at a home on Prospect Church ...
GALLIPOLIS — After digging out from another layer of snow and ice, melt off the endless winter Saturday with the warmth of Broadway’s greatest hits and The Ohio Valley Symphony.Vocalist Steve Amerson joins the OVS at 8 p.m. at the Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre for a night of favorite songs from six decades of hit shows. Ray Fowler, the orchestra’s music director, conducts.
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