NEWS


CDC: Fully vaccinated people can largely ditch masks indoors

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday eased ...

May 13th, 2021 |  


US advisers endorse Pfizer COVID shot for kids 12 and up

U.S. health advisers endorsed use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12 on Wednesday — just as planned new guidelines say it...

May 13th, 2021 |  


MU launches student vaccination awareness effort

MU launches student vaccination awareness effort

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University has introduced a public awareness campaign for its student population, encouraging them to obtain a COVI...

May 13th, 2021 |  


Increasing vaccine sites across WVa

Increasing vaccine sites across WVa

CHARLESTON — During Wednesday’s news briefing, Gov. Jim Justice reaffirmed that the State’s vaccine distribution network remains pre...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Jill Biden, Manchin, actress Jennifer Garner to visit WVa

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is joining first lady Jill Biden and actor Jennifer Garner during a visit to West Virg...

May 12th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Lady Falcons soar past Point, 7-1

White Falcons outlast Charleston Catholic, 10-8

Finally, some good fortunes … and against the Irish no less. Wahama snapped a 3-game losing skid on Wednesday night with a wire-to-wire 10-8 vic...

May 13th, 2021 |  


Locals compete at Meigs Open

Warren and Vinton County respectively took the top two spots in each competition, but six local programs also made an impression on Tuesday at the Mei...

May 13th, 2021 |  


Ohio baseball tournament draw

Ohio baseball 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 12th, 2021 |  


Blue Devils sweep Point, 8-5

Blue Devils sweep Point, 8-5

Early and often … and then the Blue Devils just held on. Gallia Academy stormed out to a 4-3 lead after one inning and tacked on two more runs o...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Indy outlasts Lady Knights in 8

Indy outlasts Lady Knights in 8

The Lady Knights rallied with a run in the bottom of the seventh to force extra innings, but Chloe Hart delivered a 2-RBI single in the top of the eig...

May 12th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Nowlin earns doctorate
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Coloring contest winners
Coloring contest winners

Coloring contest winners

POINT PLEASANT — Babies ‘N Beyond Children’s Consignment recently awarded prizes to the winners of their first free coloring contest...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Mason Co. CEOS back in business

The Mason County Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) met for the first time in over a year on April 13, at the Faith Gospel Church in Gallip...

April 23rd, 2021 |  


Writers Guild contemplates the fate of Cinderella

POINT PLEASANT — In the days before radio, movies and television, stories of fair damsels in distress being rescued by Knights in Shining Armor,...

April 19th, 2021 |  


Pediatric Fund sponsors

Pediatric Fund sponsors

The Earl Neff Pediatric Fund at Holzer Health System continues to be supported by area businesses and organizations.The Pediatric Fund, in existence f...

April 9th, 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 |  


OPINION


God’s Kids Korner: Through life’s maze

God’s Kids Korner: Through life’s maze

Do you like working puzzles? I do, and I especially enjoy solving a type of puzzle called a maze. You may have worked a maze yourself at school or in ...

May 13th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: ‘Ask, and it will be given to you…’

A Hunger for More: ‘Ask, and it will be given to you…’

We have just held the National Day of Prayer observance across the country including our own in Gallia County. While I was not able to physically part...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: How should we pray?

Search the Scriptures: How should we pray?

Have you ever wondered about the right way to pray? Or whether there was a wrong way to pray?As one surveys the world, one observes that there are a m...

May 6th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

I am sure that all of you know that it is Mother’s Day this coming Sunday. You will probably give your mother a card or a present. Someplace on ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


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 |  


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