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Ohio man cited in W.Va. 2 crash

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GALLIPOLIS FERRY — A Portland, Ohio man has been cited in an accident which injured himself and another person and closed W.Va. 2 for a brief period on Friday afternoon.James W. Bias, 59, Portland, Ohio, has been cited for driving on suspended license, left of center and no proof of insurance, according to the Mason County Sheriff’s Department.Bias was the driver of a 2002 Chevy Silverado and had with him an unidentified female passenger. The pickup was headed south on W.Va. 2 around 11:50 a.m. in the Gallipolis Ferry area with the accident occurring south of the R+L Carrier facility.


Edwards named to QDSS softball team

ROCK HILL, S.C. — A unique chance for a local talent.Eastern senior Grace Edwards was recently selected to compete in the 2014 Queen of the Diamonds Showcase South softball event being held on Aug. 30-31 at Winthrop University.The QDSS — currently in its eighth season of operation — is one of the largest fastpitch softball showcases of its kind in the United States.The QDSS attracts athletes from over 20 states and two Canadian provinces whil...

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Lady Marauders slip past Federal Hocking

STEWART, Ohio — It doesn’t get much closer than that.The Meigs volleyball team edged out a non-conference road victory over Federal Hocking in five sets, Thursday night.The Lady Marauders (2-0) earned a 25-23 win in the opening game, but dropped the second game 25-20. Meigs won the third game 26-24 but the Lady Lancers evened the match with a 25-23 win in the fourth game. MHS claimed a 17-15 win in the fifth game to move to 2-0 on the season.The Me...

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Lady Raiders top Belpre in home opener

BIDWELL, Ohio — There’s no place like home.After an up-and-down week on the road, the River Valley volleyball team opened its home schedule on a positive note Thursday night following a 25-18, 25-11, 25-20 victory over visiting Belpre in a non-conference matchup in Gallia County.The host Lady Raiders (2-1) — who opened the season with four-game victory over Eastern before being swept at Federal Hocking — never trailed by more than three points in ...

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Blue Angels top Warren in SEOAL opener

CENTENARY, Ohio — The Blue Angles took the first step to defending their league title Thursday night, defeating visiting Warren in the Southeastern Ohio Athletic League opener in Gallia County.Gallia Academy took a 25-17 in the opening game, but the Lady Warriors answered with a 25-19 victory in the second game. The Blue Angels rolled to a 25-12 victory in the third game and drove the final nail in the coffin with a 25-21 victory in the fourth game.

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MOVC meet and greet

Marshall University’s “2014 Week of Welcome” activities extended to the Mid-Ohio Valley Center in Point Pleasant on Friday when incoming freshmen were welcomed to the Thundering Herd family. These days, the majority of the student population at the MOVC are “traditional,” meaning, they are recent high school graduates, as opposed to the “non-traditional,” students who are typically adults who have been out of high school for a few years, or more, and ...

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W.Va. 2 reopens after crash

GALLIPOLIS FERRY — A portion of W.Va. 2 in the Gallipolis Ferry area has reopened after an accident which reportedly caused injuries. The crash occurred around noon.More on this story as information becomes available.

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Crash closes W.Va. 2

GALLIPOLIS FERRY - A crash along W.Va. 2 in the Gallipolis Ferry area has temporarily closed a section of the road. The crash is reportedly near R and L Carriers. More on this story as information becomes available.

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A Hunger For More

Of the many “church” words that often make us cringe, we find ranked highly them the word “confess.”Chances are, when you hear it, you have an impulse to stick your fingers in your ears and sing the National Anthem. But it’s an important word. In fact, it’s a GREAT word — provided it is understood correctly and lived out appropriately.So just what DOES the Bible mean by the word, “confess?” And why is it important and...

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Belpre wins quad at Meigs County Golf Course

POMEROY, Ohio — Home county advantage didn’t make a difference.The Belpre golf team claimed victory on the road Thursday night, defeating Eastern, Meigs and Southern at the Meigs County Golf Course. The Golden Eagles posted a 160 in the win, the Marauders were second with a 168, SHS took third with 173 and EHS rounded out the field with a 209.The Golden Eagles were led by medalist Sam Petty, who fired a one-over par 35. Ryan McGee and Alana Delaney both poste...

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Ell to headline ‘Party in the Park’

RACINE — Racine’s Party in the Park is fast approaching, with tentative dates of Sept. 11-13.Along with food, carnival games, races and tractor pulls, the event will also provide guests with some, entertainment in the form of Lindsay Ell, an up and coming country music artist, who is headlining the event along with Frankie Ballard.Ell said guests of “Party in the Park,” should expect lots of guitar solo from her during her performance.

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Defenders pick up 1st win at Belpre, 2-0

BELPRE, Ohio — Quantity or quality? The Defenders chose the latter.The Ohio Valley Christian soccer team notched its first victory of the 2014 regular season Thursday night following a 2-0 shutout of host Belpre in a non-conference matchup in Washington County.The Defenders (1-0-1) were outshot by a sizable 21-9 overall margin, but the guests were never in jeopardy’s way as a majority of the Golden Eagle shots on goal ended up being easy saves for keeper Mars...

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Plea entered in armed robbery

POINT PLEASANT — A plea in an armed robbery has been entered in Mason County Circuit Court.The January term of the grand jury indicted Dale Keathley, 26, Hartford, of armed robbery in the first degree as well as burglary and grand larceny. Keathley has entered guilty pleas to the felony offense of robbery in the second degree and the felony offense of breaking and entering, both are lesser included offenses as contained in the indictments.Keathley is to reappear be...

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Man accused of killing dog enters plea

POINT PLEASANT — A plea has been entered in the case of a man accused of killing his neighbor’s dog with a pitchfork.Todd Thompson, 44, of Point Pleasant, has entered a guilty plea to the misdemeanor offense of cruelty to animals, a lesser included offense as contained in the September 2013 indictment. A grand jury indicted Thompson on a charge of maliciously killing an animal, a felony.Thompson appeared before Judge David W. Nibert this week in Mason County ...

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Mothman Festival landing soon

POINT PLEASANT — A celebration of Mason County’s most infamous resident is less than a month away and the official 2014 Mothman Festival schedule of events has been released.The festival is slated for Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sunday, Sept. 21. and is centrally located in downtown Point Pleasant at Gunn Park which houses the Mothman statue. Activities are also traditionally planned at the Mothman Museum, State Theater, Riverfront Park, West Virginia State Farm Museum and L...

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Search the Scriptures

One of the questions for which men seek an answer regards the purpose for which they live. All men must, in some fashion, answer this question, and the answers for this question drive the way in which men ultimately choose to live their lives.Many men regard life as little more than a series of events to be experienced. Their philosophy, though they might not realize it, is sensual. Such individuals seldom give much thought to the future, and frequently, because they are making cho...

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For the record

Couple returned to W.Va.HUNTINGTON — A Mason County couple who had been incarcerated in Myrtle Beach, S.C. have been returned to West Virginia.James J. Ferguson, 26 and Leeza D. Ferguson, 20, both of Gallipolis Ferry, were booked at the Western Regional Jail on Tuesday. James has been booked on the following charges: capias, breaking and entering (entering without breaking other than dwelling), grand larceny, failure to appear, destruction / injury...

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Tribute to the River to return

POINT PLEASANT — The annual celebration of all things having to do with river life and appreciation returns to Point Pleasant Riverfront Park on Aug. 29-30.This year’s Tribute to the River, hosted by the Point Pleasant River Museum and Learning Center, offers free admission to the event which includes exhibits, boat tours, contests, kids’ games, entertainment and a 5K walk.Jack Fowler of the river museum said the walk offers a unique prize. All those wh...

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