OHIO VALLEY — As part of the patrol’s ongoing effort to contribute to a safer Ohio, troopers are continuing their increased focus on impaired driving enforcement – and these efforts are paying off. For the second year in a row, troopers issued more than 24,000 citations for OVI.OVI-related crashes accounted for 33 percent of all fatal crashes in Ohio. This is down from an average of 43 percent from the 2010-12 time periods.
GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday concluded its investigation into the deaths last month of 11 dogs at the county animal shelter and has turned the case over to the prosecutor’s office.Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning said he is asking Prosecutor Jeff Adkins to review the case to help determine if any wrongdoing occurred.“Our part would be purely concentrating on the criminal aspect, if any did occur,” Browning sai...
POMEROY — With no decision as to whether Ohio’s legislative leaders will approve an additional four more calamity days for schools closed by inclement weather, local school boards are finding it difficult to make decisions about how to adjust the calendar for the remainder of the school year.There seems to be a debate in the House and Senate which, in all probability, won’t get resolved until later this month. As of now, the Senate and House have not reached an ag...
OHIO VALLEY — Mike and Frank are returning to southern Ohio soon.Uh, who?Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, better known to many people as “modern archaeologists” on their hit TV show “American Pickers” on History Channel, plan on a return trip to the area — and they’re searching for some vintage material.
RACINE — The Southern Local Board of Education approved several agenda items during this week’s regular meeting.The board approved and agreement with Ohio University for athletic trainer services for the 2014-15 school year at a cost of $10,400. A total of $5,000 of that amount is paid by Holzer Health Systems as approved in a separate agenda item.A five-year maintenance equipment agreement was approved as presented with Cummins Bridgeway LLC in the amount of...
Have you ever wondered how you could influence people? Have you ever prayed that God would use you, or that at least your life would count for something?Sure, most people have — and most people still do.The truth is God flows through His people. It is not our own power that changes people, it’s God’s power in us. But God will not do it without us. It’s a partnership.In Matthew 5:13, Jesus said: “You are the salt of the earth ̷...
POMEROY — The victim of a shooting in January has been indicted on one count of domestic violence related to the incident.William Cleveland, 49, of Langsville, was arraigned Wednesday morning on a single count of domestic violence, a felony of the fourth degree.Cleveland was allegedly shot Jan. 8 by his stepfather Robert Burns at a residence on Briar Ridge Road in Langsville.The shooting followed a domestic situation at the home, according to the Meigs C...
RACINE — The noise and laughter heard in the...
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