NEWS


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Welcoming students back for a new year
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Mason Chief talks overdose ordinance
A last look at ‘the fair’

A last look at ‘the fair’

Having fun at the egg toss in the show ring.Staying focused in the egg toss competition.The lead singer with the Absolute Journey Tribute Band brings ...

August 10th, 2017 updated: August 14th, 2017. |  


OVB Scholars

OVB Scholars

Pictured are Ohio Valley Bank Scholarship recipients, from left, 2015 Derrick Jackson, 2017 Karlee Edmonds, 2016 Katherine Deem. Also pictured from OV...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Jason Eades Award

Jason Eades Award

Jason Eades Memorial Scholarship Award recipient Karlee Edmonds, at center, is pictured with members of the Eades family. The award consists of $500 a...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Youth in gospel honored

Youth in gospel honored

Pictured are the young singers from Fisherman’s Net Youth Choir which were honored with the Bo Rickard Award at the Bo Rickard Youth in Gospel E...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Champion feeders and heifers

Champion feeders and heifers

Pictured are Replacement Heifer Grand Champion Gracie Cottrill and Reserve Champion Adalynn Cottrill, along with Little Miss Mason County Brooklyn Smi...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Market goat champs

Market goat champs

Pictured are Market Goat Rookie of the Year Jay Sayre, along with Little Miss Mason County Brooklyn Smith, Little Mister Mason County Braydon Sweeney,...

August 10th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


MHS Maroon wins match at Riverside

MHS Maroon wins match at Riverside

MASON, W.Va. — Now that’s how you make it convincing.The Meigs and Wahama golf teams met on Monday for a non-conference golf match at the ...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Meigs, GA compete in girls match

Meigs, GA compete in girls match

JACKSON, Ohio —Getting another match in — and gaining valuable experience at the same time.Both the Meigs Lady Marauders and Gallia Academ...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Conservation Corner and other outdoor events slated

Conservation Corner and other outdoor events slated

Stop by and visit us this week at the Conservation Corner at the Meigs County Fair.Two booths staffed by the Ohio Division of Wildlife and the Meigs S...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Blue Devils place 6th at Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio —Another invitational, another course, another opportunity for the Gallia Academy High School boys golf squad.Competing in thei...

August 11th, 2017 |  


OVP teams compete in Waterford Invite

OVP teams compete in Waterford Invite

BEVERLY, Ohio — The Ohio Valley Publishing area, on both the team and individual fronts, enjoyed a good morning — and afternoon — on...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Blue Devils down Redmen, Trojans

Blue Devils down Redmen, Trojans

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The Gallia Academy Blue Devils — despite how small it may seem — did gain a measure of revenge.That’s becau...

August 9th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Blood donations urgently needed in the final weeks of summer

OHIO VALLEY — The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage.In...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Hillbillies club news

Hillbillies club news

The Hillbillies 4H Club and Hobos Cloverbuds met Aug. 1 at the Letart Community Building for their trash pick up and meeting. August meeting was held ...

August 4th, 2017 |  


Rio opens new Jackson Center location

Rio opens new Jackson Center location

JACKSON — The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College are continuing to provide new opportunities for higher education to the ...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


PVH Health Foundation program awards scholarships

PVH Health Foundation program awards scholarships

POINT PLEASANT — The Pleasant Valley Hospital Health Foundation is preparing for the future of healthcare in the tri-county area by supporting e...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


Familiar face in a new place

Familiar face in a new place

MASON — Dr. Earnest Trent, a longtime dentist in Mason, West Virginia, announces the opening of a new, state-of-the-art dental office within 200...

August 2nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Struggling to keep PBS
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Whispering and gossip
Walking on waterMatthew 14: 22-32

Walking on waterMatthew 14: 22-32

Today’s Bible story is from Matthew 14: 22-32. It’s about one of Jesus’ Disciples, Simon Peter, who for a moment became afraid to tr...

August 10th, 2017 |  


How can you stand when shadows stand on your soul?

How can you stand when shadows stand on your soul?

Everything casts a shadow. We often find ourselves positioned with those things that cast a shadow, like the shadow cast by a passing cloud, a tree, o...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Worries withhold worship

Worries withhold worship

Worries withhold worship.That’s not a good thing. We’re called to worship.“But the time is coming—indeed it’s here now&#...

August 10th, 2017 |  


More than helpful hints

More than helpful hints

I recall once being given the privilege of being privy to a conversation held by a trio of ladies who were comparing notes on how the turbulence of th...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Birth to your four inner directions

Birth to your four inner directions

Pointing the headboard in the direction of the North Pole would have resulted in my birth being less problematic—that is according to my mama. W...

August 7th, 2017 |  


No responsible way to sin

No responsible way to sin

There is no responsible way to play Russian Roulette.This is a thesis which one hopes is both non-controversial and almost universally agreed upon.For...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA