NEWS


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Trump bids farewell to Washington, hints of comeback

WVa fears vaccination slowdown as federal shipments lag

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia’s speedy coronavirus vaccination drive was facing a roadblock on Tuesday as state leaders said they...

January 19th, 2021 |  


66 new COVID-19 cases reported across tri-county … the latest case information for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

66 new COVID-19 cases reported across tri-county … the latest case information for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — On Tuesday, 66 total new cases were reported from across the tri-county region.Those cases break down as follows:For Mason County,...

January 19th, 2021 |  


2021 Meigs Guide coming soon… Advertising deadline approaching

2021 Meigs Guide coming soon… Advertising deadline approaching

MEIGS COUNTY — Each year The Daily Sentinel and the Meigs County Chamber and Tourism publish the Official Guide to Meigs County, with this year&...

January 19th, 2021 |  


A coach’s perspective on high school winter sports

A coach’s perspective on high school winter sports

POINT PLEASANT — School winter athletics programs in West Virginia are set to return in less than a month and many are more than ready for their...

January 19th, 2021 |  


Mason VFD’s ‘Firefighter of the Year’

Mason VFD’s ‘Firefighter of the Year’

MASON — Joe Day has been named “Firefighter of the Year” for 2020 by the Mason Volunteer Fire Department, according to Fire Chief Ho...

January 18th, 2021 |  


Health department update on vaccination clinics

Health department update on vaccination clinics

MASON COUNTY — Gov. Jim Justice announced on Jan. 13, that West Virginia residents age 70 and older are now able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine...

January 18th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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RedStorm men run past Racers

South Point sweeps Blue Devils, 60-42

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — A strong start, but the hosts proved to be too much.The Gallia Academy boys basketball team led Ohio Valley Conference host ...

January 20th, 2021 |  


Spartans rally past Eastern, 50-35

ALBANY, Ohio — The hosts took over after the half.The Eastern boys basketball team led non-league host Alexander by five points midway through T...

January 20th, 2021 |  


Blue Devils win dual with Westfall

Blue Devils win dual with Westfall

CENTENARY, Ohio — Turnaround is fair play.The Gallia Academy wrestling team started the day on a good note, but visiting Westfall ultimately had...

January 19th, 2021 |  


Lady Raiders sweep South Gallia, 69-51

Lady Raiders sweep South Gallia, 69-51

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — Needless to say, the Lady Raiders were a little ‘jacked’ for this rematch between county rivals.Senior Hannah Ja...

January 19th, 2021 updated: January 19th, 2021. |  


Lady Hornets sting Gallia Academy, 71-33

CENTENARY, Ohio — So much for second chances.The Gallia Academy girls basketball team — which dropped a 67-32 decision at Coal Grove on De...

January 19th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Just horsing around…
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Rotary Christmas donations

Shooting Stars 4-H Club news

The Shooting Stars 4-H Club held their November meeting at Lovin’ Life Stables in Evans on Nov. 16. The meeting was called to order by President...

December 4th, 2020 |  


Providing coats for kids

Providing coats for kids

Thirty five children recently received winter coats following a coat-drive effort. Local Big River Radio stations partnered with Mason County Preschoo...

December 4th, 2020 |  


PVH ‘Employees of the Month’ announced

PVH ‘Employees of the Month’ announced

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) has announced the Customer Service Employee of the Month as Wendy Lilly from the surgery ...

November 24th, 2020 |  


Marshall School of Pharmacy initiates new honor society members

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University School of Pharmacy inducted 14 members to Phi Lambda Sigma, a national pharmacy leadership society, at a...

November 23rd, 2020 |  


Haer Bears 4-H Club news

POINT PLEASANT — On Sunday, Oct. 4, the Haer Bears 4-H club met for their first socially distant meeting. The group met outside of Bellemead UMC...

November 19th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Cross Words: Christ and the Church

Cross Words: Christ and the Church

I want us to look at a few verses in Paul’s first letter to Timothy.“I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these things to you so t...

January 14th, 2021 |  


Ways to make 2021 your best year

While sharing from the CEOS Patchwork WVU Newsletter we have learned how to look ahead at the New Year:Review your past year in preparation for a succ...

January 7th, 2021 |  


A Republic, if you can keep it

A Republic, if you can keep it

The following is an opinion piece by Congresswoman Carol D. Miller (R-WVa), who represents the Third Congressional District. Miller voted not to certi...

January 7th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: Jesus is the name above all names

Search the Scriptures: Jesus is the name above all names

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, representative for Missouri’s 5th congressional district, is an ordained pastor in the United Methodist denominatio...

January 7th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: Live out the call and command

A Hunger for More: Live out the call and command

The world today desperately needs Christians to actually live out the call and command of Jesus Christ in the face of the behavior of both sides of th...

January 7th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Discussion on Jesus’ Baptism

God’s Kids Korner: Discussion on Jesus’ Baptism

We have had a busy time lately with Advent, Christmas, and New Year’s, and now this week we are going to talk about still yet another important ...

January 7th, 2021 |  


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