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Election letters policy

Election letters policy

Letters to the Editor regarding the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, May 8 are welcome. However, a few rules for submission apply. Letters must b...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Election letters policy

Letters to the Editor regarding the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, May 8 are welcome. However, a few rules for submission apply. Letters must b...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Early voting begins April 25

POINT PLEASANT — The primary election season is heating up with early voting in West Virginia right around the corner.Registered voters may cast...

April 20th, 2018 |  


‘Yard of the Month’ contests return

‘Yard of the Month’ contests return

POINT PLEASANT — The annual Yard of the Month contests will commence in May. Tu-Endie-Wei Garden Club will start judging yards at the end of Apr...

April 20th, 2018 |  


‘Hashtag’ Theater Kids

‘Hashtag’ Theater Kids

POINT PLEASANT — A Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School (PPJ/SHS) senior has written and is directing a spring play this year.LeeAnn Anderso...

April 20th, 2018 |  


Main Street Point Pleasant receives donation

Main Street Point Pleasant receives donation

POINT PLEASANT — Main Street Point Pleasant recently received its annual donation from the Peoples Bank Community Foundation.Charles Humphreys, ...

April 20th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Rio rallies late, earns split with Eagles

VERSAILLES, Ky. — Over the course of better than seven hours of baseball on Saturday, the University of Rio Grande coughed up a six-run lead in ...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


RedStorm blanks Point Park in sweep

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The entire 2018 season has been an offensive struggle for the Point Park University softball team.It was a case of “sec...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


RedStorm rolls to sweep of Carlow

RedStorm rolls to sweep of Carlow

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Friday’s sweep of a River States Conference softball doubleheader against Carlow University found the University of Rio...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Rio baseball outslugs Eagles

VERSAILLES, Ky. — The University of Rio Grande built a six-run fourth inning lead and then used a four-run seventh inning uprising to pull away ...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Waterford outlasts White Falcons, 11-9

MASON, W.Va. — An early deficit proved to be too much to overcome for the White Falcons.The Wahama baseball team fell short of a comeback victor...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Wahama winless at SV tourney

WILLOW WOOD, Ohio — Not much lightning in this Valley of Thunder.The Wahama softball team produced more than two runs in only one of its three l...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


LIFE


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PPPS family art night
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Shelter pets of the week
Haer Bears activities

Haer Bears activities

Haer Bears participated in the city wide cleanup, April 14th by collecting 30 bags of trash from the Suncrest and Lone Oak cemeteries.The Haer Bears 4...

April 18th, 2018 |  


OVB to host seminar on identity theft

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Unfortunately identity theft is one of the most common crimes. It is so common, in fact, that most people will be affected by...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Smith Chevrolet provides River Valley Summer Youth League with support

Smith Chevrolet provides River Valley Summer Youth League with support

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Smith Chevrolet is partnering with the River Valley Summer Youth League in Gallipolis.Smith Chevrolet has joined forces with ...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Busy 4’s update

The Busy 4’s 4-H Club held its February meeting on the 19th.The song and pledge was led by Annamae Keefer and Julia Parsons. Conner Blessing rea...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Brotherhood shows respect

Brotherhood shows respect

In a show of respect, Applachian Electric Power personnel provided the bucket truck arch along Jackson Avenue during the funeral procession for Shane ...

April 17th, 2018 |  


Shelter pets of the week

Shelter pets of the week

Pictured is Riley, a Labrador mix who is still a young adult with a lot of love and years to give to a new family. Mason County Animal Shelter Staff s...

April 13th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Our Earth rocks
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Smoke alarms save lives

Regulating Facebook a tough call

Regulating Facebook a tough call

Legislators’ push for regulating social media giant Facebook in the wake of an information scandal became rather empty when separate U.S. House ...

April 20th, 2018 |  


God can remake you

God can remake you

People of a certain age, we won’t say which age, will remember the tag line of the TV show, The Six Million Dollar Man. It was repeated at the o...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Jesus’ blood is the permanent ink

Jesus’ blood is the permanent ink

Many years ago, when my family and I had an opportunity for a little bit of vacation one late spring, we elected to spend a few days in Chincoteague, ...

April 19th, 2018 |  


God might be trying to get your attention

God might be trying to get your attention

A mother eagle prepares for nesting. She first finds a place she thinks is suitable. The next step is the preparation for building the nest. She finds...

April 19th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: The good shepard

God’s Kids Korner: The good shepard

I know many of you have pets such as dogs, cats, fish, birds, hamsters, or maybe if you have lots of room even a horse, goat, or sheep. Pets are lots ...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: Making the most of interruptions

Teen testimony: Making the most of interruptions

Let’s examine Luke 8:41-56.A ruler of the synagogue is struggling. Jairus is his name. His daughter occupies her death bed. His only child. Desp...

April 19th, 2018 |  


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