GALLIPOLIS — Fire departments and first responders from Gallia County, Ohio and Mason County, W.Va. responded to a morning fire at Tuscany Italian Restaurant on Eastern Ave. in Gallipolis. No injuries were reported in the 7 a.m. blaze. The fire is under the investigation of the Ohio State Fire Marshal’s Office.
BIDWELL — Investigators are still trying to determine what happened following a hunting-related death that occurred in rural Gallia County early on Monday morning.Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning reported on Tuesday that investigators are trying to determine if the gunshot wound that killed 45-year-old Larry W. Bradley, of Bidwell, Ohio, was self-inflicted.“We’re trying to determine if it’s a self-inflicted wound. Right now, it doesn’t app...
BIDWELL — Gallia County sheriff’s deputies are currently searching for two individuals who reportedly broke into the Dollar General store in Bidwell early Sunday morning and stole a safe and a large amount of cash from the business.According to a report filed with the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 1:30 a.m. on December 1, two males entered the Dollar General store on Ohio 160 in Bidwell after throwing a rock through the glass of the front door....
POINT PLEASANT — James O’Donnell, author of the book “Out of the Mud, Hiram Carpenter and the Ohio River Valley, 1880-1950,” will sign copies of his book Saturday afternoon at the Point Pleasant River Museum.Hiram Carpenter’s son, Walter S. Carpenter, will be available to sign the book as well. Walter Carpenter “never threw anything away” and supplied much of the the information for the book.
POMEROY — Pomeroy businesses will observe Small Business Saturday as a kickoff to Sunday’s special events to officially usher in Christmas Along the River.Most stores will be open all day for the convenience of customers. On Sunday, open hours for most will be noon to 5 p.m. when the festivities begin to wind down.Pomeroy this year has a Christmas tree, the first in many years. The 22-foot pine was donated to the village and erected near the stage on the park...
MEIGS COUNTY — A 15 buck was killed in Meigs County on Nov. 12 by Crandale Neal of West Columbia, W.Va. The Buck scored a 190 1/8 gross measurement.
NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that a mild earthquake has shaken residents in southeastern Ohio.The agency says the 3.5-magnitude quake occurred close to 1 p.m., Wednesday. The epicenter was about 2 miles southeast of the town of Nelsonville in Athens County.The county’s emergency management agency says it received a number of 911 calls about the event but no immediate reports of damage.Geophysicist John Bellini de...
GALLIPOLIS — Gallia County Common Pleas Court Judge D. Dean Evans has received a one-year stayed suspension from the Ohio Supreme Court for failing to disqualify himself from a case in which he had a conflict with defense counsel.According to a release issued by the Office of Public Information of the Ohio Supreme Court, in a 5-2 per curium decision (not authored by any particular justice) announced Tuesday, the court rejected the sanction of a six-month stayed suspension tha...
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