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Movie at the point returns

Movie at the point returns

POINT PLEASANT — Movie at the Point will be making its return for a second year.The first movie will shown on Saturday, May 26 at Tu-Endie-Wei S...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Summer reading program kicks off June 12

Summer reading program kicks off June 12

MASON COUNTY — It will be a summer of discovery at the Mason County Libraries, as the Summer Reading Program gets underway in June.“Summer...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Chief, officers resign

MASON — Members of the Mason Town Council accepted the resignations of three police officers, including Chief Rich Gilkey, when they met at thei...

May 18th, 2018 |  


Final plans for fishing rodeo

Final plans for fishing rodeo

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Family Resource Network (FRN) met this week for its regularly scheduled meeting, discussing final plans for th...

May 17th, 2018 |  


‘Bikes and BBQ’ event returns

‘Bikes and BBQ’ event returns

POINT PLEASANT — The Bikes&BBQ event will be making its return for a second year.The event is set for Saturday, June 9 on Main Street in Poi...

May 17th, 2018 |  


Early voting announced

NEW HAVEN — Early voting for the Town of New Haven municipal election will begin May 26, according to Recorder Roberta Hysell.Hours for voting o...

May 17th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Locals advance to D-3 Regionals

Locals advance to D-3 Regionals

LONDONDERRY, Ohio — Onward they march.The 2018 Division III Southeast District track and field championships concluded with Day Two of competiti...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Wahama teams score at state

Wahama teams score at state

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Back on the board.The Wahama track and field teams both came away with points for the first time in five years this weekend ...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Point fares well at state

Point fares well at state

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — So much for an unlucky number.Both Point Pleasant programs came away with 13 points apiece this past weekend during the 2018...

May 21st, 2018 |  


Tabor signs with Rio track

Tabor signs with Rio track

BIDWELL, Ohio — Just a stone’s throw away.River Valley senior Madison Tabor’s step to the next level of competition in the realm of ...

May 19th, 2018 |  


Lady Titans oust Southern, 6-0

Lady Titans oust Southern, 6-0

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Two decisive days of softball.After five innings of play on Thursday’s Division IV district semifinal in Gallia County,...

May 18th, 2018 |  


WVSSAC championships begin

WVSSAC championships begin

The 2018 WVSSAC state track and field meet opened on Friday at Laidley Field at the University of Charleston. A total of 34 students from Mason County...

May 18th, 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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Who are the cheaters?

Who are the cheaters?

Would it be cheating if a minister took steroids, in one form or another, to help them preach better? Would it make church newsletter headlines throug...

May 17th, 2018 |  


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 |  


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