My Daily Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:56:30 EST 1800 Black Friday draws shoppers — and criminals While many folks be in a food-induced sleep after eating their fill turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie, others will up bright and early ready to hit the stores when the doors open. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:52:10 EST Gallia commission tackles payroll practices GALLIPOLIS – Show me the money!Employees of all public offices of Gallia County do get paid, but the question is how and when exactly are they paid? The answer isn't as easy as it may seem. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:04:11 EST URG will open Gallipolis holiday storefront RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College will showcase its holiday spirit this year with a downtown Gallipolis storefront. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:44:07 EST Gallia unemployment continues to fall GALLIA COUNTY — Employment is once again on the rise in Gallia County, according to recent reports from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the Bureau of Labor Market Information. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:57:05 EST Point man sentenced in heroin case HUNTINGTON — Joshua Lee, 31, of Point Pleasant was sentenced Monday in federal court in Huntington to six months in prison followed by three years of supervised release. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:17:09 EST Gallipolis native granted Student Research Travel Award GALLIPOLIS —Megan Foster, a native of Gallipolis and graduate student in the Marshall University College of Health Professions, has been selected to receive the Student Research Travel Award and to attend the annual American... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:19:12 EST Gallia County recognized by state auditor GALLIPOLIS – Gallia County has been recognized by the Auditor of State for excellence in record keeping and having “clean” audit reports. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:18:08 EST 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) 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 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 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 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. 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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