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For the record: Marriage licenses, deeds filed

For the record: Marriage licenses, deeds filed

Marriage licenses filedThe following marriage licenses were filed in January in the office of Mason County Clerk Diana Cromley: Larry M. Bailey, 58 of...

February 14th, 2020 |  


Recognizing upcoming FFA Week

Recognizing upcoming FFA Week

POINT PLEASANT — City of Point Pleasant Mayor Brian Billings presented members of the Mason County Career Center’s (MCCC) FFA program with...

February 14th, 2020 updated: February 14th, 2020. |  


Justice weighs in on PVH, rural health

Justice weighs in on PVH, rural health

POINT PLEASANT — Following the recent announcement by Pleasant Valley Hospital concerning its upcoming discontinuation of obstetric services, as...

February 14th, 2020 |  


Celebration of Women’s right to vote to be held Monday

Celebration of Women’s right to vote to be held Monday

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia State Capitol on Monday, Feb. 17, will feature displays from the W.Va. Women’s Commission Celebration of Wo...

February 14th, 2020 |  


This Week in West Virginia History

This Week in West Virginia History

The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia....

February 14th, 2020 |  


Latest listing of May Primary candidates

Latest listing of May Primary candidates

POINT PLEASANT — A couple more candidates have thrown their names in the hat for the May 12 primary election after mailing in their filing forms...

February 13th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Rio rebounds from loss, upends No. 5 Grizzlies

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Opening Day for the 2020 season didn’t start the way that the University of Rio Grande softball team had hoped it wou...

February 17th, 2020 |  


Trimble takes down Rebels, 53-40

GLOUSTER, Ohio — And it all started out so well.The South Gallia boys basketball team led Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division host Trimble by...

February 17th, 2020 |  


Southern sent home by Lady Tomcats, 68-46

Southern sent home by Lady Tomcats, 68-46

WELLSTON, Ohio — Behind the 8-ball before the first quarter was over.The 14th-seeded Southern girls basketball team trailed third-seeded Trimble...

February 17th, 2020 |  


Lady Bobcats eliminate South Gallia, 56-45

McDERMOTT, Ohio — A slow start and a sectional exit.The 12th-seeded South Gallia girls basketball team trailed fifth-seeded Green by double digi...

February 17th, 2020 |  


Marauders fend off Buckeyes, 77-72

Marauders fend off Buckeyes, 77-72

lROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — It might take a while to match this kind of Senior Night performance.The Meigs boys basketball team had four players reach ...

February 15th, 2020 |  


Blue Devils rally past Rock Hill, 69-59

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — A fitting farewell.The Gallia Academy boys basketball team celebrated Senior Night in style Friday after using an impressive ...

February 15th, 2020 |  


LIFE


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Justice Kennedy visits RXQ Compounding
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PPPS Student Leaders
New designation for Yeager Airport Region

New designation for Yeager Airport Region

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The seven-county region supporting Yeager Airport has received certification as an AEROready community.AEROready certificati...

February 12th, 2020 |  


Protect information when filing taxes

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey reminds taxpayers to exercise great caution this tax season by protecting th...

February 12th, 2020 |  


Don’t fall for fake online romance this Valentine’s Day

COLUMBUS — Ohioans who are pierced by Cupid’s arrow this Valentine’s Day should make sure they’re not actually being struck by...

February 12th, 2020 |  


Democratic Women hold meeting

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Democratic Women’s Organization held its regular meeting on Feb. 6 at the Mason County Library. Presiden...

February 10th, 2020 |  


Livestock report

GALLIPOLIS — The latest livestock report as submitted by United Producers, Inc., 357 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, 740-446-9696.Date of Sale: Feb. 5...

February 7th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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It pays to be ignorant
Humbled by a guitar master

Humbled by a guitar master

When it comes time to regenerate, I usually head south. Nashville or the Smokeys are my usual destinations. Last weekend we headed to Nashville. It ha...

February 17th, 2020 |  


What is the Public Service Commission?

What is the Public Service Commission?

All West Virginians should have the opportunity to understand how your government works, including the responsibilities and activities of state agenci...

February 14th, 2020 |  


Governor speaks on ‘Protecting Abortion Survivors’

Dear Editor,It is a great day when West Virginians of all political stripes come together to protect innocent human life and make our state a more com...

February 14th, 2020 |  


W.Va. Miley offers frank assessment of state

W.Va. Miley offers frank assessment of state

Day 30 of the 60-day regular session of the Legislature was marked by an unusually frank assessment of the state of the state by a long-serving legisl...

February 14th, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: Preaching beyond the choir

Search the Scriptures: Preaching beyond the choir

The phrase, “preaching to the choir,” is an idiom which speaks to the practice of a minister who spends his time and energy trying to conv...

February 13th, 2020 |  


I cook best when we eat out

I cook best when we eat out

I used to be a terrible cook. Times were when Terry was unable to cook the daily meals, the boys absolutely dreaded it. They knew what was coming. The...

February 13th, 2020 |  


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