NEWS


3:15 pm
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Gov. Justice: Hospitalizations nearing 1K
FRN updated on programs, outreach

FRN updated on programs, outreach

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Family Resource Network (FRN) recently reconvened meeting after a holiday break, updating on agency works.Greg...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Shelter pets of the week

Shelter pets of the week

A playful and loving pup named Rosey and a feline with a playful personality named Ricki are this week’s Shelter Pets of the Week, available for...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Mason County Memories… General ‘Tiger John’ McCausland

Mason County Memories… General ‘Tiger John’ McCausland

John McCausland was born on Sept. 13, 1836 in St. Louis to John McCausland and Harriet Kyle Price, both members of Irish Protestant families. He was o...

January 21st, 2022 |  


This Week in West Virginia History

This Week in West Virginia History

The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia....

January 21st, 2022 |  


Upcoming events, programs on Coalition agenda

Upcoming events, programs on Coalition agenda

POINT PLEASANT — After taking a break for the holiday season, the Mason County Prevention Coalition met virtually — due to weather —...

January 20th, 2022 |  


New Haven updates on reduced fine, water system

New Haven updates on reduced fine, water system

NEW HAVEN — It was good news for members of the New Haven Town Council at their most recent meeting, when Mayor Phil Serevicz announced a signif...

January 20th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Titans topple River Valley, 80-49

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — The River Valley boys basketball team suffered a 80-49 road loss to the Portsmouth Notre Dame Titans Saturday evening.The Rai...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Lady Lancers slip past Southern, 53-37

STEWART, Ohio — A day that everyone could be happy about … somewhat.Host Federal Hocking notched its first win of the season, but senior K...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


White Falcons take down Eagles, 64-32

White Falcons take down Eagles, 64-32

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — In a battle of birds, it was the White Falcons who soared.The Wahama boys basketball team defeated the Eastern Eagles on ...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


Ripley rolls past Black Knights, 72-29

RIPLEY, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant boys basketball team fell 72-29 on the road to the Ripley Vikings Saturday evening.The Black Knight (4-8) off...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


South Point fends off Blue Angels, 40-33

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — The Gallia Academy girls basketball team suffered a 40-33 road loss Saturday evening to the South Point Lady Pointers in an ...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


Blue Devils avenge South Point, 48-39

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — Proving themselves as a formidable foe.Despite losing junior center Isaac Clary to injury in the first quarter, the Gallia A...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


LIFE


4:44 pm |    
PPIS gives back
Felman donates to local organizations

Felman donates to local organizations

NEW HAVEN — Recently, Felman Productions, a New Haven-based metallurgy manufacturing company led by Mordechai Korf and Uriel Laber, employing do...

December 27th, 2021 |  


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 |  


OPINION


7:45 pm |    
Glimpses of America, 1957
A former student scores again

A former student scores again

Until the death of the president of Training, Solutions, Inc. in 2020 and the closing of the company, for decades I frequently taught courses in creat...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: A good sermon

Search the Scriptures: A good sermon

What makes a sermon good?Seeing as how sermons constitute such a large percentage of our periods of worship, at least in regards to time, it seems sen...

January 20th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Lost and found

God’s Kids Korner: Lost and found

Have you ever misplaced something? Of course, you have. We have all done that, haven’t we? Perhaps we were reading a book and put it down and th...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Review: Week one in the Legislature

Review: Week one in the Legislature

(Editor’s note: This column covers issues discussed last week in the West Virginia Legislature. Week two is now underway.)It was a busy week one...

January 17th, 2022 |  


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 |  


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