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Rahall talks U.S. 35 funding

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POINT PLEASANT — The funding of U.S. 35 came up at this week’s Mason County Area Chamber of Commerce Dinner.U.S. Congressman Nick J. Rahall, D-Beckley, spoke at the dinner, with U.S. 35 contained within his remarks.Rahall told those gathered he “continued” to work on moving funding options forward for the completion of U.S. 35, that includes possible funding in the upcoming round with the TIGER program.


Giving the gift of reading

POINT PLEASANT — Sometimes a book can be the perfect escape from a reality that is full of trying times.For many who are living at the homeless shelter in Point Pleasant, their lives have taken a turn of crisis and uncertainty that, at times, doesn’t let up.On Wednesday, members of the Avalanche Community Educational Outreach Service Club brought free books to the shelter — new books that were obtained by member Marilyn Clarke.

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PVH announces extended care in Mason

MASON — Pleasant Valley Hospital has announced the opening of Extended Care in Mason to increase local residents’ access to primary care, after hours and on weekends.Glen Washington, CEO, FACHE, said, “We understand that access to care is a constant challenge for local residents. In particular, people who are employed during regular business hours may have a difficult time getting their family members to health care appointments. This is why we have opened Extende...

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Blue Devils blast Rock Hill, 19-7

CENTENARY, Ohio — A good night, from start to finish.The Gallia Academy baseball team led 6-0 after two innings of play and plated 13 runs in the fourth en route to a 19-7 thumping of visiting Rock Hill Tuesday night during a non-conference matchup at Eastman Ball Field in Gallia County.The Blue Devils (9-3) snapped a two-game losing skid by pounding out 11 hits and taking advantage of nine walks issued by RHHS pitching, which allowed the hosts to claim the wire-to...

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Lady Tornadoes top River Valley, 12-5

RACINE, Ohio — A late rally pushes the Lady Tornadoes to a 12-5 victory.The Southern softball scored five runs in the sixth inning to seal the non-conference victory over visiting River Valley, Tuesday night at Star Mill Park.The Lady Raiders (4-7) got on the board first when Chelsea Copley singles, stole second base and scored on a Katie Mares single. Southern (9-4) pulled even with RVHS in the bottom of the second when Jordan Huddleston doubled and scored on Cier...

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Burdettes named D-4 coach, player of the year by OHSBCA

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — You can’t have one without the other.Eastern girls basketball coach John Burdette and University of Dayton signee Jenna Burdette each came away with some serious hardware on behalf of the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association this past weekend as the father-daughter duo were respectively announced as the Division IV coach and player of the year by the OHSBCA.Both Burdettes played key roles in guiding the Lady Eagles to a progr...

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Lady Knights blast Wahama, 15-1

HARTFORD, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant softball team needed just three innings to snap Wahama’s four-game winning streak Tuesday night following a 15-1 victory in a non-conference matchup between Mason County clubs.The visiting Lady Knights (12-6) pounded out 15 hits and led 15-0 after two complete, while the Lady Falcons (5-14) produced to just one safety in the mercy-rule setback. PPHS — winners of four of its last five — also claimed a season sweep with a 1...

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RedStorm baseball cruises past Harriers, 12-3

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande backed up a trio of two-run innings with a pair of three-run frames and cruised to a 12-3 win over visiting Miami University-Hamilton, Tuesday afternoon, in non-conference baseball action at Bob Evans Field.The RedStorm, who had divided a doubleheader with Harriers in Chillicothe back in early March, won for the fourth time in their last five outings and improved to 21-26 on the season.Miami-Hamilton, which had won fi...

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