Today in history

Today is Saturday, Sept. 7, the 250th day of 2019. There are 115 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Sept. 7, 1977, the Panama...

September 6th, 2019 |  


Jackson man killed in crash

CHESTER — A crash involving a dump truck on Friday morning near Chester resulted in the death of a Jackson man.According to a news release from ...

September 6th, 2019 |  


7 departments respond to fire

7 departments respond to fire

Seven fire departments fought a fire in downtown Point Pleasant at an unoccupied home in the historic district Thursday afternoon. Point Pleasant Fire...

September 5th, 2019 |  



‘Douglass, Lincoln family’ to reenact at Emancipation Celebration

‘Douglass, Lincoln family’ to reenact at Emancipation Celebration

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis Emancipation Celebration returns Sept. 21 and 22 with Frederick Douglass scholar and reenactor Michael Crutcher and ...

September 5th, 2019 |  


Pedestrian killed on Silver Memorial Bridge

Pedestrian killed on Silver Memorial Bridge

GALLIPOLIS — A woman was killed early Thursday morning after reportedly being struck by a tractor trailer on the Silver Memorial Bridge.Accordin...

September 5th, 2019 |  


Deputies seek breaking and entry suspect

Deputies seek breaking and entry suspect

The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in identifying the suspect of a recent break in and theft at Bidwell Bait and Tackle....

September 5th, 2019 |  


City discusses ongoing maintenance

City discusses ongoing maintenance

GALLIPOLIS — Gallipolis City Commission met for its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday where it discussed ongoing maintenance concerns.Gallipol...

September 4th, 2019 |  


Art in the Village to be held Oct. 5

Art in the Village to be held Oct. 5

MIDDLEPORT — Paintings, photographs and more from local artists will be on display next month at the 10th annual Art in the Village Art and Phot...

September 4th, 2019 |  


Escaped inmates recovered, woman arrested

Escaped inmates recovered, woman arrested

GALLIPOLIS — Gallia Sheriff Matt Champlin reported late Wednesday evening that two male inmates who had escaped custody Tuesday evening from a t...

September 3rd, 2019 updated: September 5th, 2019. |  


Inmates escape transport

Inmates escape transport

GALLPOLIS — Gallia Sheriff Matt Champlin reported Tuesday evening two male inmates had escaped custody from a transport vehicle which was ferryi...

September 3rd, 2019 updated: September 3rd, 2019. |