NEWS


7:57 pm |    
PPHS homecoming parade
7:21 pm
Updated: 7:45 pm. |    
PPHS Homecoming Parade
6:51 pm |    
Wahama Homecoming Parade
A Wahama homecoming : Queen candidates and attendants announced

A Wahama homecoming : Queen candidates and attendants announced

MASON — Students at Wahama High School are celebrating Homecoming this week with several activities, including dress-up days, a parade, dance, a...

September 21st, 2017 |  


New Haven PD back to full coverage

New Haven PD back to full coverage

NEW HAVEN — The New Haven Police Department has returned to full coverage, with the addition of several part-time officers, it was announced at ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


A PPHS Homecoming

A PPHS Homecoming

Point Pleasant High School will celebrate its annual homecoming this Friday with an afternoon parade and evening football game, including halftime, ho...

September 20th, 2017 updated: September 20th, 2017. |  


More than $20K raised for St. Jude

More than $20K raised for St. Jude

RUTLAND TWP. — Approximately 200 people and their horses were in attendance on Saturday for the 22nd annual St. Jude Trail Ride at the Dill Farm...

September 20th, 2017 |  


A Wahama homecoming : Queen candidates and attendants announced

A Wahama homecoming : Queen candidates and attendants announced

MASON — Students at Wahama High School are celebrating Homecoming this week with several activities, including dress-up days, a parade, dance, a...

September 19th, 2017 updated: September 19th, 2017. |  


Heritage Queen contest open to seniors

Heritage Queen contest open to seniors

POINT PLEASANT — A crown, flowers and more await the Mason County Heritage Queen 2017, when the pageant is held Oct. 6.The deadline to enter is ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


4:15 am
Updated: 5:37 am. |    
Eagles double up South Gallia, 40-20
3:20 am |    
Wahama whips Lancers, 28-8
Big Blacks top Mount View, 35-6

Big Blacks top Mount View, 35-6

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — It was a golden night … just not for the Golden Knights.The Point Pleasant football team stormed out to an early 3...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Eagles double up South Gallia, 40-20

Eagles double up South Gallia, 40-20

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — Just like a game of tic-tac-toe.The Eastern football team picked up its third win in a row and its third straight victory ov...

September 23rd, 2017 updated: September 23rd, 2017. |  


Blue Devils hang on to top Trojans, 36-35

Blue Devils hang on to top Trojans, 36-35

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Here’s something you haven’t heard — at any point — in the last two football seasons.The Blue Devils ...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Marauders rout River Valley, 45-28

Marauders rout River Valley, 45-28

BIDWELL, Ohio — Meigs opened up a 32-0 lead in the second period, and for the second year in a row held off a River Valley comeback to post a 45...

September 23rd, 2017 updated: September 23rd, 2017. |  


Point, Wahama earn wins

Point, Wahama earn wins

There’s no place like Homecoming.Both Point Pleasant and Wahama started Homecoming festivities in grand style after each program posted home win...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


OVB unveils God’s Hands at Work debit card

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Ohio Valley Bank has unveiled the God’s Hands at Work debit card design as part of its Community First debit card progr...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Supporting the Mothman Pageant

Supporting the Mothman Pageant

Sponsors of this weekend’s Mothman Pageant included, top left, Siders Jewelers, represented by Deloris Blake and JoAnne Siders, sponsor of Jr. R...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Farm Bureau and John Deere partner

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — West Virginia Farm Bureau and John Deere announce a new partnership that will give Farm Bureau members special access to Joh...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Yards of the Month

The Tu-Endie-Wei Garden Club announces the “Yards of the Month” for September as follows:Ward 1, Thomas and Janice Vance, 12 Main Street, ...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Holzer Rehab Reunion set

Holzer Rehab Reunion set

GALLIPOLIS — Holzer Health System is joining the National Rehabilitation Awareness Foundation, sponsor of National Rehabilitation Awareness Cele...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Democratic Women’s Association meets

The regular meeting of the Mason County Democratic Women’s Association was called to order by President Agnes Roush on Sept. 7 in the meeting ro...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Magic of old movie houses
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Manna: God’s bread
We are too quick to call foul

We are too quick to call foul

Charlie Burgoyne of Franklin, West Virginia, is the father of our daughter-in-law, Holly Branch. Charlie is really a great guy. As an avocation, he se...

September 21st, 2017 |  


It’s a heart workout

It’s a heart workout

The heart is a muscle. When’s the last time you worked out your heart?The stronger your heart, the better prepared you are when difficulty comes...

September 21st, 2017 |  


God both knows and cares about your needs

God both knows and cares about your needs

Every so often, I will have a conversation with someone who is especially frustrated with financial struggles and is not afraid to say so. It is not h...

September 21st, 2017 |  


U.S. Congress must work with president on tax reform

U.S. Congress must work with president on tax reform

Americans deserve a tax structure that is both simple and fair. The brunt of the burden shouldn’t sit on the middle class, especially not here i...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Thrill of letting go

Thrill of letting go

My harness strapped around my torso, I leaned back onto my heels, gripped the handle above my head and looked across the horizon of New River Gorge to...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Road Bond Special Election, follow up

Road Bond Special Election, follow up

On October 7, 2017, you will be asked to vote “for the amendment” or “against the amendment”; the language on the ballot will ...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


SOCIAL MEDIA