NEWS


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Shelter Pets of the Week
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Hosting ‘Winterfest’
Mason County Memories… Revisiting historic Fairview Plantation

Mason County Memories… Revisiting historic Fairview Plantation

It’s been a while since I’ve had an article on a historic building, despite those being some of my favorite articles! This week, I’d...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Appalachian Power files for approval of projects

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Appalachian Power, along with Wheeling Power, this week submitted two filings to the Public Service Commission of West Virgi...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Board of Ed approves personnel, agenda items

Board of Ed approves personnel, agenda items

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Board of Education recently approved agenda items involving personnel and regular business.Marshall University...

January 27th, 2022 |  


1 death, 181 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

1 death, 181 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there was one additional death, as well as 181 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Pub...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Gov. Justice: COVID hospitalizations at record high

CHARLESTON — During Wednesday’s briefing, Gov. Jim Justice highlighted the FDA’s recent announcement that they are no longer permitt...

January 26th, 2022 |  


217 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

217 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there were 217 new COVID-19 cases reported in the Ohio Valley Publishing area on Wednesday.In Gall...

January 26th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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RV, SG select new coaches

Waterford sweeps Lady Rebels, 54-43

WATERFORD, Ohio — A 3-headed monster with a devastating 1-2 punch.Host Waterford had three players amass all but four of its first half points, ...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Saint Albans downs Lady Falcons, 45-22

Saint Albans downs Lady Falcons, 45-22

MASON, W.Va. — The Lady Dragons were not slain on this night.The Wahama girls basketball team dropped a home game to the tune of 45-22 Thursday ...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Marauders win at Crooksville, 76-36

CROOKSVILLE, Ohio — The Meigs boys basketball team picked up a 76-36 road win Thursday evening against the Crooksville Ceramics.The Marauders (8...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Lady Tornadoes fall to Belpre, 43-37

BELPRE, Ohio — The Southern girls basketball team fell 43-37 on the road Thursday evening to the Belpre Lady Eagles in a Tri-Valley Conference H...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Ironton sweeps Blue Angels, 47-31

CENTENARY, Ohio — The Lady Tigers simply had better balance.Visiting Ironton had two players pour in double digits and had eight total reach the...

January 27th, 2022 |  


LIFE


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PPIS gives back

Mason County CEOS members gather

GALLIPOLIS FERRY — The Mason County Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) met at the Faith Gospel Church in Gallipolis Ferry on Jan. 11....

January 17th, 2022 |  


Letart Nature Park gifted flags, flagpole

Letart Nature Park gifted flags, flagpole

LETART — The sixth annual Letart Homecoming, which was held Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, opened with a flagpole dedication ceremony by the Mason VFW...

January 3rd, 2022 |  


Felman donates to local organizations

Felman donates to local organizations

NEW HAVEN — Recently, Felman Productions, a New Haven-based metallurgy manufacturing company led by Mordechai Korf and Uriel Laber, employing do...

December 27th, 2021 |  


PPPS Student Leaders

PPPS Student Leaders

Point Pleasant Primary School’s Student Leaders for the second nine weeks are pictured with their principal, Vickie Workman: Kaylee German, Mady...

December 21st, 2021 |  


Community donates gifts for teens

Community donates gifts for teens

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Career Center’s National Technical Honor Society’s (NTHS) recent “Christmas for Teens”...

December 21st, 2021 |  


OPINION


God’s Kids Korner: Yes you can!

God’s Kids Korner: Yes you can!

“I just can’t do it!” Have you ever said that? I’m sure you have because we have all said that at one time or another. Maybe y...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Asking for feedback on internet access

Asking for feedback on internet access

As we begin 2022, I wanted to share with you a key priority of mine in the U.S. Senate, and also, ask for your help.Access to fast, reliable, and affo...

January 26th, 2022 |  


Glimpses of America, 1957

Glimpses of America, 1957

A couple of years ago, one of my sweet and gentle readers, Mary Crider, gave me a large stack of my favorite childhood magazine, Sports Illustrated, m...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Review: Week Two in the Legislature

Review: Week Two in the Legislature

The second week of the 2022 regular legislative session is already in the books!This week I spent much time working on several pieces of legislation w...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Grow a few vegetables indoors this winter

Grow a few vegetables indoors this winter

Limited outdoor growing space or cold winters may have you missing fresh homegrown vegetables. Make this the winter you try growing a few vegetables i...

January 21st, 2022 |  


A former student scores again

A former student scores again

Until the death of the president of Training, Solutions, Inc. in 2020 and the closing of the company, for decades I frequently taught courses in creat...

January 21st, 2022 |  


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