My Daily Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed Wed, 24 Dec 2014 22:00:35 EST 1800 French Colony DAR brightens vets’ lives The French Colony Daughters of the American Revolution from Gallipolis donated 108 candy canes and wrote 565 Christmas cards to the veterans of Huntington (W.Va.) VA Hospital. The cards and candy canes are being distributed to the servicemen and... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 14:36:05 EST Commissioners discuss sewer project going forward GALLIPOLIS – The Green Township Phase I Sewer Project is starting to wrap up the pre-construction phase and the county could begin taking bids and construction could start in the spring or summer of 2015, according to Commissioner David... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 10:53:14 EST Christmas cards for seniors Triade/Salt Council members Mildred Jacobs, Joyce Jividen and Mary Boggess recently delivered Christmas cards to patients at Holzer Assisted Living, Abbyshire Place, Arbor's and Holzer Senior Care. The Triad/Salt Council works with local law... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 16:54:15 EST Ravenswood woman dies in accident GALLIPOLIS FERRY — A Ravenswood,W.Va., woman has died after a wreck which occurred on Monday evening in the Gallipolis Ferry area. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 16:51:08 EST DRP looking to help downtown Gallipolis businesses GALLIPOLIS – The soul of any small town is its downtown area. But more and more of the mom and pop stores are fading away and leaving storefronts empty and some even dilapidated.In Gallipolis, there... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:09:06 EST RGCC considering placing levy on the ballot GALLIPOLIS — Shawn Saunders, chair of the Community College Board for Rio Grande, came to the Gallia County Commissioners meeting requesting their input and advice. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:06:06 EST Ohioans lose hundreds to Sugar Bowl ticket scams COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says Ohioans should be skeptical of people offering tickets to the 2015 Sugar Bowl, after two state residents reported losing $800 each to Sugar Bowl ticket scams on Craigslist. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:53:07 EST Gallia Junior Fair Queen receives end of the year thanks Pictured above are Paul Shoemaker (right), president of the Gallia County Fair Board, presenting Katelyn Beaver (left), the 2014 Miss Gallia County Junior Fair Queen, with a token of appreciation for her dedicated service as fair queen. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:48:08 EST Sentencing continued for Meigs men in WV county fair assault POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The sentencings of two Meigs County men who took pleas in a 2013 assault case have been continued to Jan. 12, 2015. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:11:06 EST Child neglect trial moved POINT PLEASANT —The trial of parents accused of contributing to the death of their young son has been moved from January to March. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 19:55:05 EST Ariel plays host to ‘Voices of Christmas’ GALLIPOLIS — The sweet sounds of the season from sacred to secular will be filling the hall at the historic Ariel Theatre when a number of regional ensembles takes the stage Dec. 20 for Voices of Christmas. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:58:06 EST Gallia man gets 15 years for summer robberies GALLIPOLIS — A Gallia County man was sentenced this week to 15 years in prison for his role in a string of summer robberies that stretched from Gallipolis to Crown City. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:04:07 EST Addaville Elementary holds food drive Last week, Addaville Elementary students brought in non perishable items to help make food baskets for families in need during the holiday season. Pictured is Mrs. Roush's first-grade class, which brought in about 100 items and is being rewarded... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:34:16 EST School board approves local, state memberships PATRIOT — The Gallia County Local Schools Board of Education approved multiple memberships with both local and state organizations and discussed hiring an elementary school guidance counselor. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:32:07 EST Local stocks AEP (NYSE) — 57.83Akzo (NASDAQ) — 22.24Ashland Inc. (NYSE) — 115.09Big Lots (NYSE) — 38.38Bob Evans (NASDAQ) — 49.77BorgWarner (NYSE) — 51.34 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:43:09 EST Taking a ‘shot’ at preventing the flu, pneumonia POINT PLEASANT — This is the season of giving and sometimes that means giving — and getting — the flu.Influenza activity remains low in the area, but indicators show activity is increasing. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:31:06 EST School board discusses facilities repairs PATRIOT — Facilities updates and repairs highlighted the superintendent's report given to the Gallia County Local Schools Board of Education. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:49:08 EST Gallipolis man flips car, escapes uninjured GALLIPOLIS — An elderly Gallipolis man escaped serious injury Monday evening when he lost control of the car he was driving and rolled it on its side. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:35:07 EST Edna Martin MIDDLEPORT — Edna Martin, 86, of Middleport, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at Rocksprings Rehabilitation Center. Arrangements will be announced by the Ewing Funeral Home in Pomeroy. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:16:14 EST A merry VFW Christmas for Head Start Members of the Gallipolis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4464 paid a visit Thursday to Guiding Hands Head Start in Gallipolis. The VFW members — Post Commander Bill Mangus and members Charlie Huber (also a member of American Legion Post 27),... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:37:06 EST