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.
OHIO VALLEY — ‘Tis the season, and Santa is all ears.The Gallipolis Daily Tribune, Point Pleasant Register and The Daily Sentinel will be publishing Letters to Santa on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, but kiddos across the region need to hussle in order to meet the submission deadline.Teachers and parents are encouraged to get their letters in by no later than noon on Friday, Dec. 13. All submissions from Meigs, Mason and Gallia counties should be e-...
MASON COUNTY — Mason County Community Foundation (MCCF) has announced $55,133 in grant awards for community-based programs in the county.MCCF awarded these grants through the affiliate Community Action Grant cycle: of Our Community’s Foundation - the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation (PACF) and the Regional Affiliate Foundations of Doddridge, Ritchie, Jackson, Mason Counties and the Little Kanawha Area.
MASON COUNTY — It’s that time of year — time to brighten up these long, dark evenings with strings of colored lights. Trees, windows, and roofs are festooned with bulbs of white, yellow, blue.Fun and exciting as decorating can be, however, certain safety measures should be taken to prevent unnecessary accidents and injuries. Travis Cullen of West Virginia University Extension Service has compiled some tips and guidelines for maintaining a safety-conscious approach...
OHIO VALLEY — DuPont officials say they will no longer be in the C8 business in 2014 — one year ahead of a voluntary global phase out program initiated by the US Environmental Protection Agency.
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.
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