NEWS


New Haven working to reopen swimming pool

New Haven working to reopen swimming pool

NEW HAVEN — A leaking swimming pool, but a promise it will open for the season, continued to be a topic of the New Haven Town Council at the mos...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Grand jury hands down indictments

Grand jury hands down indictments

POINT PLEASANT — The grand jury met this week returning multiple indictments.According to the office of Mason County Prosecuting Attorney Seth S...

May 4th, 2021 |  


COVID-19 outbreaks reported in Mason LTC facilities… Latest case data in Gallia, Mason, Meigs

COVID-19 outbreaks reported in Mason LTC facilities… Latest case data in Gallia, Mason, Meigs

OHIO VALLEY — Active nursing home outbreaks were reported at long-term care facilities in Mason County.The West Virginia Department of Health an...

May 4th, 2021 |  


‘Teacher of the Year’ honored

‘Teacher of the Year’ honored

MASON — A physical education teacher at Leon and Roosevelt elementary schools has been chosen as the National V.F.W. Teacher of the Year.Johnath...

May 4th, 2021 |  


Expanded vaccine access sites to include state parks

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice joined West Virginia health leaders and other officials earlier this week for a daily press briefing regarding the...

May 4th, 2021 |  


River Roasters Coffee Company announces expansion in Meigs County

River Roasters Coffee Company announces expansion in Meigs County

POMEROY — River Rosters Coffee Company in Pomeroy, Ohio, in collaboration with JobsOhio, Ohio Southeast Economic Development (OhioSE), and Meigs...

May 4th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Rio Grande athletics roundup

Rio’s Webb named RSC Player of the WeekMIDDLETOWN, Ohio — University of Rio Grande right fielder Taylor Webb racked up 14 hits in six game...

May 6th, 2021 |  


OHSAA school membership dues approved by BOD

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors has approved a recommendation from OHSAA Executive Director Doug U...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Blue Angels fall to Portsmouth, 17-7

Blue Angels fall to Portsmouth, 17-7

The Gallia Academy softball team — which fell at Portsmouth 5-3 on April 20 — dropped a 17-7 decision to those same Lady Trojans in Ohio V...

May 4th, 2021 |  


Ohio softball tournament draw

Ohio softball tournament draw

The high school postseason is just around the corner, but the roads to the district tournament were paved Sunday afternoon as the 2021 OHSAA Southeast...

May 4th, 2021 |  


Dayton to host OHSAA state basketball tournaments

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The University of Dayton and the Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Monday that the OHSAA girls and boys basketbal...

May 3rd, 2021 updated: May 4th, 2021. |  


LIFE


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New pastor for Church of Christ in Christian Union

New pastor for Church of Christ in Christian Union

The Church of Christ in Christian Union on Main Street in Point Pleasant recently welcomed a new pastor. Pastor Bud Clonch, and wife Shelly, pictured,...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Wahama honor roll

The following Wahama Junior/Senior High School students were placed on the honor roll for the third nine weeks, according to Principal Melissa VanMete...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


Point Pleasant Writers Guild resumes meetings

POINT PLEASANT — Members of the Point Pleasant Writers Guild met on March 3 following a long absence due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Included i...

March 16th, 2021 |  


‘Reading Week’ at Beale Elementary

‘Reading Week’ at Beale Elementary

The Grinch visited students at Beale Elementary on Wednesday in celebration of reading week.Students at Beale Elementary are celebrating reading week ...

March 10th, 2021 |  


College news and notes

Marshall University President’s List HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University has instituted a President’s List for undergraduate stu...

February 26th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Preachers bear a heavy load

Preachers bear a heavy load

When preachers have a message to deliver, it involves more of a load on the preacher than church goers consider. Prophet Malachi referred to as “...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: A theology of marriage

Cross Words: A theology of marriage

A girl in a white dress walks down the aisle. Beautiful music plays in the background. A man, beaming with excitement, awaits her on the other side. T...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: An increasing faith

Search the Scriptures: An increasing faith

A certain Roman centurion, stationed in Capernaum had a servant who was very ill and, hearing of Jesus, he asked the local Jewish elders to plead with...

April 29th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: The rewards are real and eternal

A Hunger for More: The rewards are real and eternal

I truly believe that much of the point of your and my existence today is that we, as God’s children by faith in Jesus Christ, live our lives in ...

April 29th, 2021 |  


A scriptural and spiritual perspective on problems

A scriptural and spiritual perspective on problems

We know the story about Jonah. God tabbed Jonah to preach to the people of Nineveh that they should repent or incur the judgment of God. But, Jonah re...

April 29th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: A theology of work

Cross Words: A theology of work

Work is not the result of sin in the world.The Bible says, “Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the s...

April 29th, 2021 |  


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