NEWS


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Ceremony of remembrance set
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For the record
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Remembering Pearl Harbor
Clothes and food pantry serves community

Clothes and food pantry serves community

POINT PLEASANT — One local church is offering a food and clothes pantry to the community every Wednesday.The Presbyterian Church in Point Pleasa...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Choirs prepares for Christmas concert

Choirs prepares for Christmas concert

POINT PLEASANT — The local junior high school and high school choirs will be providing holiday vocal entertainment for the community.The Point P...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Tuba Christmas comes to Ariel

GALLIPOLIS — Musicians from all over the region will be gathering this Saturday at the historic Ariel Opera House in Gallipolis for the annual A...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Ohio fugitive arrested in Mason Co.

WOOSTER, Ohio — Police say a fugitive suspected of shooting at officers in Ohio during a high-speed chase has been arrested.Wooster police say J...

December 6th, 2017 |  


NHES selected for health program

NEW HAVEN — New Haven Elementary School (NHES) has been chosen as one of 200 schools nationwide to participate in a health program that uses tec...

December 6th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Lady Tomcats slide past Southern, 40-37

RACINE, Ohio — The Lady Tomcats weren’t great from the free throw line, but they were good enough.In a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Divis...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Lady Marauders wallop Wellston, 62-37

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — The Lady Marauders set the tone early and cruised to victory.The Meigs girls basketball team led Tri-Valley Conference Ohio ...

December 12th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


RV swim team hosts winter invite

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The River Valley swim team claimed first place in six events on Friday in Gallia County, in the team’s home invitationa...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Local grapplers compete at Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — A mixed bag of results.Gallia Academy, Eastern, South Gallia and Meigs all competed in the 2017 Phil Davis Memorial Wrestling...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Raiders 3rd at Warren Invitational

VINCENT, Ohio — The River Valley wrestling team came away with third place on Saturday at the 12-team Hickory Grove Market Invitational, hosted ...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Tornadoes nip River Valley, 73-71 2OT

Tornadoes nip River Valley, 73-71 2OT

BIDWELL, Ohio — Regardless of the records, these teams were about as even as they could be.The unbeaten Southern and winless River Valley boys b...

December 11th, 2017 |  


LIFE


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Hannan receives grant
PPPS ‘Students of the Month’

PPPS ‘Students of the Month’

November Students of the Month were recently announced for Point Pleasant Primary School. The students were recognized by their classroom teacher and ...

December 5th, 2017 |  


PPPS honors top staff members

PPPS honors top staff members

Point Pleasant Primary School has announced its 2017 professional and service winners who were chosen by faculty.The 2017 Teacher of the Year is kinde...

December 1st, 2017 |  


‘Students of the Month’ at PPPS

‘Students of the Month’ at PPPS

Point Pleasant Primary School October Students of the Month were recently announced and spent their lunch with the Principal Vickie Workman. Pictured ...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Writers Guild to host Christmas party

As hard as it is to believe, 2017 is nearly over. At a recent meeting of the Point Pleasant Writers Guild, members agreed that their Dec. 6 meeting wo...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Prayer for the nation

Father, Universal God, we thank You and glorify your name for sending your son, Jesus for our Redemption. He willingly laid down His life so that we m...

November 30th, 2017 |  


PPPS celebrates ‘Colonial Days’

PPPS celebrates ‘Colonial Days’

Point Pleasant Primary School students recently enjoyed their visit to the West Virginia State Farm Museum in an effort to celebrate Colonial Days.Ed ...

November 29th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Sanctify your cyberspace

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A first time experience
Applying correct interpretation makes a difference

Applying correct interpretation makes a difference

A child can certainly interpret the experiences of life with funny perspectives at times. Your children and grandchildren do quite often, and you and ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Faith creates what God desires you to see

Faith creates what God desires you to see

God is revealing to me the power of our words. It’s crazy. It’s life-changing. Words hold the power of life and death. What you say matter...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Holiday your way

Holiday your way

Coloring book, crayons and pegs from the Battleship game strewn across the green shag carpet, smell of turkey roasting and Andy Williams singing, R...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Type your way, I’ll type mine

Type your way, I’ll type mine

In the course of my working life in which a keyboard is a vital tool, many people have remarked, either with amazement or disdain, at the fact that I ...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Paying attention to matters small and great

Paying attention to matters small and great

“Straining at gnats,” is a figure of speech which denotes being overly picky and concerned about details. Most often, when people use the ...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Forgo running the rat-race

Forgo running the rat-race

“There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit. And the Spirit of the LORD shall rest upo...

November 30th, 2017 |  


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