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Born and Raised Fair Awards

Born and Raised Fair Awards

Chloe Patrick was presented with a $500 check from Bob’s Market & Greenhouses for the born and raised goat award.Derek Schwartz was presente...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Scenes from the 2018 Mason County Fair

Scenes from the 2018 Mason County Fair

Market Steer Grand Champion winner Colton Arrington and Reserve Champion Kate Henderson.Pretty baby contestants.The Jack Sturgeon Award was presented ...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Splash Pad planned for Mason City

Splash Pad planned for Mason City

MASON — Mason County Commissioners kicked off fundraising efforts recently for the proposed Town of Mason Splash Pad.The splash pad will be loca...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Annual Reader’s Choice Awards Contest returns: Readers to select area favorites

Annual Reader’s Choice Awards Contest returns: Readers to select area favorites

OHIO VALLEY — Ohio Valley Publishing’s annual 2018 Reader’s Choice contest has begun.2018 Reader’s Choice Ballots are now runn...

August 13th, 2018 |  


The sale of champions

The sale of champions

The Junior Livestock Sale was held on Friday of the Mason County Fair. Grand Champion feeder calf went to Derek Schwartz, buyer Pleasant Valley Hospit...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Livestock sale of champions

Livestock sale of champions

Reserve champion feeder calf went to Benjamin Supple, buyer Prim Law Office ($14).Reserve Champion hog Dalton Dangerfield, buyer, Best Deal Farm Equip...

August 13th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


11:30 pm |    
Two Weeks to Go

Tornadoes win at Cliffside

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — A solid start for the defending champions.Southern opened the 2018 league golf season in style on Thursday with a 15-stroke v...

August 10th, 2018 |  


Blue Angels win Waterford Invitational

Blue Angels win Waterford Invitational

WATERFORD, Ohio — Another day, another championship.One day after winning the Logan Invitational at Hocking Hills Golf Course, the Blue Angels f...

August 10th, 2018 |  


OVP Sports Briefs

PPHS Meet the Teams nightPOINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Point Pleasant Junior-Senior High School will be holding a Meet the Teams night at approximatel...

August 10th, 2018 |  


Burdette signs with Polish pro basketball team

Burdette signs with Polish pro basketball team

Jenna Burdette — a 2014 graduate of Eastern High School and a 2018 graduate of the University of Dayton — agreed to terms with Towarzystwo...

August 10th, 2018 |  


Blue Angels win Lady Chiefs Invitational

LOGAN, Ohio — A solid start to the new year.The Gallia Academy girls golf team came away with a five-stroke victory over the field on Tuesday at...

August 7th, 2018 |  


LIFE


4:28 pm |    
Fair awards presented

PPHS Alumni Association reunion held

The Point Pleasant High School Alumni Association celebrated it’s annual reunion on July 28, 2018, with a dinner and dance held at the National ...

August 8th, 2018 |  


Bauer Reunion held

The annual reunion of family and friends of Vallie and Lizzie (Durst) Bauer was held July 22 in the dining hall of the West Virginia State Farm Museum...

August 8th, 2018 |  


4-H royalty crown donation

4-H royalty crown donation

Karat Patch donated the crowns for the 2018 Mason County 4-H royalty. Pictured from left to right is Sydney Facemeyer, Miss 4-H; Lauren Kincaid, Young...

August 7th, 2018 |  


Ice cream cone coloring contest results

Ice cream cone coloring contest results

All children who submitted an entry in the Ice Cream Cone Coloring Contest are winners. The children, along with their parents, may drop by the Point ...

August 3rd, 2018 |  


Nitro’s inaugural boomtown bash

NITRO — The East Coast’s premiere 80’s tribute band, the Reagan Years, and three other bands will provide more than six hours of mus...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


State fair returns

LEWISBURG — The 94th annual State Fair of West Virginia is set to begin on Thursday, Aug. 9 with gates opening at 11 a.m. and carnival rides at ...

August 1st, 2018 |  


OPINION


What if Christ lost His keys?

What if Christ lost His keys?

A few days ago I utterly lost my keys. I thought my key-keeping procedures were secure. When carrying them, I put them in the same pants pocket. When ...

August 9th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Jesus, Our Best Role Model

God’s Kids Korner: Jesus, Our Best Role Model

We all have people, both historical and living, that we admire and try to be like. Hopefully, these people are kind, truthful, respectable, and loving...

August 9th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: Flickering lamps and empty vessels

Teen testimony: Flickering lamps and empty vessels

Jesus shares a parable about 10 bridesmaids who are preparing to meet a bridegroom. Each bridesmaid leaves with a lamp. But only five are wise.“...

August 9th, 2018 |  


Drive-ins were made for summer, too

Drive-ins were made for summer, too

A fast food (sorry, that’s fan food) restaurant chain’s current advertising campaign cites its ice cream products as the reason we have su...

August 3rd, 2018 |  


We must protect the youngest victims of the opioid crisis

Recently, I was blessed with the opportunity to participate in the Your Voice Ohio community conversation on the opioid crisis. I was reminded again a...

August 3rd, 2018 |  


A Hunger for More: Feeding the soul

A Hunger for More: Feeding the soul

Making time to find a quiet, out-of-the-way spot to sit and read the Bible feeds the hungry heart in ways that no other spiritual activity can. Readin...

August 2nd, 2018 |  


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