My Daily Tribune- RSS NEWS Feed http://mydailytribune.com/section/NEWS http://mydailytribune.com/section/NEWS Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:35:17 EST 1800 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 Relay for Life 2015 seeks volunteers http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50563145/Relay-for-Life-2015-seeks-volunteers GALLIA COUNTY — The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is seeking volunteers in Gallia County — walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders, anyone wanting to make a difference — to organize and recruit fundraising... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 10:45:12 EST ‘Paws for a cause’ http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50550182/Paws-for-a-cause GALLIPOLIS — The Friends of Gallia County's Animals hosted “Paws for a Cause” last Saturday evening in Gallipolis City Park. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 10:34:07 EST Love’s coming to Gallia County http://mydailytribune.com/news/breaking_news/50560321/Loves-coming-to-Gallia-County BIDWELL — Gallia County Economic Development officials said Monday that construction has begun on the new Love's Travel Stop set to open in early 2015. Mon, 8 Sep 2014 15:33:14 EST Home invasion suspect pleads ‘not guilty’ http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50526327/Home-invasion-suspect-pleads-not-guilty GALLIPOLIS — A Meigs County man who was apprehended after he invaded an elderly woman's home this summer has pleaded not guilty to multiple felony counts in Gallia County Common Pleas Court. Thu, 4 Sep 2014 21:06:11 EST One lane at a time http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50527403/One-lane-at-a-time A Gallipolis City Schools bus drives through the road construction project on Ohio 160 between Brentwood Drive and Kelton Road. The Ohio Department of Transportation began the drilled shaft project in late July, closing the southbound lane of Ohio 160... Thu, 4 Sep 2014 16:51:13 EST Body found on Ohio River near Portland http://mydailytribune.com/news/breaking_news/50479155/Body-found-on-Ohio-River-near-Portland PORTLAND —Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood reports that deputies from the Meigs County Sheriff's Office discovered an unidentified body along the shore of the Ohio River near Portland around 11 a.m. Saturday. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:20:12 EST Visitor’s Bureau to host reception, silent auction for lecture tour http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50461666/Visitors-Bureau-to-host-reception-silent-auction-for-lecture-tour GALIPOLLIS — The Gaillia County Convention and Visitor's Bureau will hold a reception and silent auction Sept. 5 that will feature works available for purchase from the “Scared Spring, Holy Wells and Spas of Wales,” a 2014... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 11:34:05 EST Deadly car fire investigation continues http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50451695/Deadly-car-fire-investigation-continues GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Sheriff's Office is continuing its investigation into the death of two men who were found inside a burned car earlier this year in Racoon Township, Gallia County. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:09:14 EST School board recognizes longtime employee http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50450352/School-board-recognizes-longtime-employee PATRIOT — The Gallia County Local Schools Board of Education recognized a longtime employee of the district, discussed how far the district has come and what the district is looking to do in the future. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:58:06 EST Prison sentences handed down to Columbus man http://mydailytribune.com/news/news/50438624/Prison-sentences-handed-down-to-Columbus-man GALLIPOLIS — A prison sentence was handed down against a Columbus man this week in Gallia County Common Pleas Court after he committed two additional felonies while on probation through a 2012 drug-related case. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:01:08 EST