NEWS


12:25 pm |    
Shelter pets of the week
Healthy Words to Live By… How often do patients need a pap smear?

Healthy Words to Live By… How often do patients need a pap smear?

A pap smear is used to screen women for cervical cancer. Years ago, women had a Pap smear at each annual visit, but today Pap smears have improved and...

January 19th, 2022 |  


Showing support

Showing support

BEND AREA — New firefighter gear and equipment will be coming to fire departments in the Bend Area, thanks to monetary boosts by Felman Producti...

January 19th, 2022 |  


5 deaths, 66 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

5 deaths, 66 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there were five new deaths, as well as, 66 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Publish...

January 18th, 2022 |  


ODOT: Work begins to ‘proactively address landslide’ on 218

ODOT: Work begins to ‘proactively address landslide’ on 218

MARIETTA — A landslide repair project starting Wednesday, Jan. 19 on Ohio 218 in Gallia County is one of dozens of Ohio Department of Transporta...

January 18th, 2022 |  


Board of Ed approves personnel, agenda items

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Board of Education recently met to approve agenda items and personnel.The board approved a memorandum of under...

January 18th, 2022 |  


Snow event hits region

Snow event hits region

OHIO VALLEY — Winter arrived for Round Two on Sunday into Monday across the Ohio Valley Publishing area.Freezing rain and sleet turned into seve...

January 17th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Lady Rebels take down River Valley, 54-39

Lady Rebels take down River Valley, 54-39

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — It took two and a half quarters to do it, but the Red and Gold took down their rivals.The South Gallia girls basketball team...

January 19th, 2022 |  


OVP sports events for Tuesday, Jan. 18

Tuesday, Jan. 18Boys BasketballSouth Gallia at River Valley, ppd.OVCS at Hannan, ppd.Coal Grove at Gallia Academy, 7 p.m. — moved to Wednesday (...

January 18th, 2022 updated: January 18th, 2022. |  


Lady Rebels rip Athens, 59-34

THE PLAINS, Ohio — It was practically over before it started.The South Gallia girls basketball team hit five first half trifectas and built a si...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Meigs knocks off Lady Buckeyes, 60-58

Meigs knocks off Lady Buckeyes, 60-58

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — If you come after the queen, you best not miss. The Lady Marauders didn’t miss.The Meigs girls basketball team took do...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Southern falls to Red Devilettes, 58-45

RACINE, Ohio — The Southern girls basketball team fell at home 58-45 Saturday afternoon to the Ravenswood Lady Devils.The Lady Tornadoes (3-12) ...

January 16th, 2022 |  


LIFE


4:44 pm |    
PPIS gives back
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 |  


Community Supports Toys for Kids

Community Supports Toys for Kids

POINT PLEASANT — Toys for Kids has seen an outpouring of community support recently with various organizations, businesses, and individuals dona...

December 20th, 2021 |  


Point Pleasant Writers Guild celebrates the season

Point Pleasant Writers Guild celebrates the season

With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas before us, members of the Point Pleasant Writers Guild found time to squeeze eating in while meeting on two ...

December 14th, 2021 |  


Healthy Grand Familes receive ‘lovepacks’

Healthy Grand Familes receive ‘lovepacks’

The Mason County Healthy Grand Family’s program was recently the recipient of 170 “LovePacks” for children being raised by grandpare...

December 13th, 2021 |  


OPINION


When a cell phone wasn’t needed

When a cell phone wasn’t needed

One was in our kitchen and one was on the landing at the top of the stairs in my parents home when I was growing up. They were stationed on the wall a...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: Baptism is an appeal to God

Search the Scriptures: Baptism is an appeal to God

In his first epistle, the apostle Peter makes mention of the great deluge in the days of Noah, and how eight individuals were saved from the water, by...

January 13th, 2022 |  


God’s opinion matters most

God’s opinion matters most

Opinions gauge what we think. It is reflected in politics. It is reflected in manufacturing. So is TV and radio. People seem gratified to have opportu...

January 13th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Just what the doctor ordered

God’s Kids Korner: Just what the doctor ordered

We often hear someone say, “That was just what the doctor ordered.” What do they mean? They usually mean that something happened which was...

January 13th, 2022 |  


Meigs Health Matters… National Blood Donor Month

Meigs Health Matters… National Blood Donor Month

January is National Blood Donor Month. It is a time to commend the lifesaving impact of blood and platelet donors. Blood donation is a voluntary proce...

January 7th, 2022 |  


Looking back, looking forward

Looking back, looking forward

Several times last weekend we heard people discussing everything they hated about 2021 and what hopeful things they are anticipating about 2022.It app...

January 7th, 2022 |  


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