NEWS


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The old west in Gallia
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Shelter pets of the week
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Movie at the point returns

Point purchases AED machines

POINT PLEASANT — Point Pleasant City Council has voted to purchase AED machines to be stored at various city properties.Council voted to purchas...

May 16th, 2018 updated: May 16th, 2018. |  


Class ring found after 57 years

Class ring found after 57 years

POINT PLEASANT — A Point Pleasant High School (PPHS) 1961 class ring was discovered after being lost for 57 years.Randy Stewart of Point Pleasan...

May 16th, 2018 |  


For the record: Fire reported

For the record: Fire reported

Point Pleasant Volunteer Fire DepartmentThe Point Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire call at 11:35 p.m., Tuesday, May 15...

May 16th, 2018 |  


19th annual Siege of Fort Randolph

19th annual Siege of Fort Randolph

POINT PLEASANT — The 19th annual Siege of Fort Randolph encampment and re-enactment returns this weekend to Krodel Park, with events planned May...

May 16th, 2018 |  


County Prevention Coalition meets, discusses events

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Prevention Coalition (MCPC) met for its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday discussing events members have rec...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Grant provides for more technology at PPPS

Grant provides for more technology at PPPS

POINT PLEASANT — Point Pleasant Primary School (PPPS) recently received a grant from the Robert and Louise Claflin Foundation.Judith Browning, P...

May 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Tabor signs with Rio track
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WVSSAC championships begin
Eastern’s Kaitlyn Hawk to golf for Marietta College

Eastern’s Kaitlyn Hawk to golf for Marietta College

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — After a busy and successful high school career, it’s time to give it a go at the next level.On May 11 in the Easter...

May 18th, 2018 |  


McCarley signs with GSC basketball

McCarley signs with GSC basketball

BIDWELL, Ohio — As was the case during his prep career, the best is still yet to come.After four years of constant growth with the River Valley ...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Lady Eagles fall to Valley, 7-5 in 15 innings

Lady Eagles fall to Valley, 7-5 in 15 innings

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Two games rolled into one.After seven innings of play in Thursday’s Division IV softball district semifinal in Gallia C...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Hard Work Camp headlines Rio MBB camp slate

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande men’s basketball program has announced its 2018 summer camp schedule.The Little Storm Day ...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Southern-Notre Dame postponed until Friday

Southern-Notre Dame postponed until Friday

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The Division IV district semifinal softball game between Southern and Portsmouth Notre Dame at the University of Rio Grande o...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Eagles win district title, 13-2 over Clay

Eagles win district title, 13-2 over Clay

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — No. 11 by 11 runs.The Eastern baseball team earned its 11th district title in program history on Wednesday at VA Memorial St...

May 17th, 2018 updated: May 17th, 2018. |  


LIFE


Tire recycling event this Saturday

Tire recycling event this Saturday

The third annual tire recycling event at the Mason County Career Center is Saturday, May 19, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. The event is sponsored by the West Virgin...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Crank graduates from Cedarville University

Ashten Crank, of Henderson, graduated from Cedarville University on May 5 with a degree in Social Work.Cedarville University, located between Dayton a...

May 16th, 2018 updated: May 16th, 2018. |  


Farm Bureau to offer Dairy Revenue Protection insurance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The American Farm Bureau Federation, in cooperation with American Farm Bureau Insurance Services, has developed a new ri...

May 16th, 2018 |  


Farmers Bank opens Teays Valley branch

Farmers Bank opens Teays Valley branch

HURRICANE, W.Va. — Farmers Bancshares, Inc., the parent company of Farmers Bank and Savings Company, headquartered in Pomeroy, Ohio, celebrated ...

May 16th, 2018 |  


‘Yards of the month’ for May

The Tu-Endie-Wei Garden Club “Yards of the Month” for May have been announced for the City of Point Pleasant.The following yards have been...

May 15th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Truth is light
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Who are the cheaters?
Teen testimony: Take one step at a time

Teen testimony: Take one step at a time

“We can make our plans, but the LORD determines our steps” (Prov. 16:9 NLT).Take one step at a time. Don’t be so concerned about the...

May 17th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: The Day of Pentecost

God’s Kids Korner: The Day of Pentecost

Sunday is a special day that many churches celebrate: Pentecost. Jesus had promised His disciples that He would send someone to help them after He was...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Search the scriptures: Fear kills faith, but faith drives out fear

Search the scriptures: Fear kills faith, but faith drives out fear

One of the more amusing passages in the Old Testament is Proverbs 22:13: “The sluggard says, “There is a lion outside! I shall be killed i...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Step with faith

Step with faith

I ran with my eyes closed the other day. Yep! Just for a few feet, but it seemed like a mile. The parking lot I was jogging through was empty — ...

May 14th, 2018 |  


‘Share Your Stories’ launches

‘Share Your Stories’ launches

The past year and a half was a time of important accomplishments that will help improve the lives of West Virginians. When Congress passed tax reform ...

May 14th, 2018 |  


The green of stress and greed

The green of stress and greed

Money. Cash. Green stuff. Why is U.S. currency green? Who decided on the classic green hue?According to an online article by the History Channel, the ...

May 11th, 2018 |  


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