NEWS


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Email scam alert

OHIO VALLEY — Ohio Valley Bank advises customers to be mindful of an email scam that has become more prevalent.The email in question is claiming...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


Local business leaders to start leadership development program

MASON COUNTY — After a hiatus due to COVID-19, several business leaders in Mason County are announcing their intent to start a leadership develo...

June 21st, 2022 |  


Next Level to headline Mayor’s Night Out

Next Level to headline Mayor’s Night Out

POINT PLEASANT — Next Level, a local band that plays a variety of music, is set to headline this week’s Mayor’s Night Out on Friday,...

June 21st, 2022 updated: June 21st, 2022. |  


Advocating for the Promise

Advocating for the Promise

RACINE, Ohio — Andrea Neutzling is a mother, a veteran, and an advocate for The Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics Act, or the PACT Act.The...

June 20th, 2022 |  


Ohio church hosts grief support group

MIDDLEPORT, Ohio — Middleport Church of Christ has been hosting support groups to help people learn to process grief.The group is led by Teri Ho...

June 20th, 2022 |  


PACT Act passes the Senate, heads to Congress for final approval

PACT Act passes the Senate, heads to Congress for final approval

OHIO VALLEY — HR3967 SSC/Honoring our Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act of 2021 was first introduce to Congress in June 2021. T...

June 20th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Schultz wins national title
Mason County racks up titles

Mason County racks up titles

It was probably the closest thing to a normal school year — at least sports-wise — that anyone at the high school level has been part of s...

June 17th, 2022 |  


Rio names Pilkington new Director of Rugby

Rio names Pilkington new Director of Rugby

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — After successfully guiding the University of Rio Grande’s first-year rugby team through a tumultuous Spring period, Adr...

June 17th, 2022 |  


Class AA baseball team released

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Just a scant few hours after winning its second straight Class AA state baseball championship, Logan was back at its basebal...

June 15th, 2022 |  


Minimal changes within OVP area

Minimal changes within OVP area

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Jeffersons were all about moving on up.A couple of Meigs County teams might enjoy the thought of moving on down.The volleyb...

June 14th, 2022 |  


Barnitz named Class A captain

Barnitz named Class A captain

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Wahama’s run to a Class A state title inside Appalachian Power Park was derailed by Charleston Catholic and first-year...

June 14th, 2022 |  


LIFE


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Writers Guild hold June meetings

POINT PLEASANT — Each first and third Wednesday of the month finds members of the Point Pleasant Writers Guild meeting at the Mason County Libra...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


Sayre presented with Eleanor B. Roosevelt Award

POINT PLEASANT — Eleanor B. Roosevelt was an American icon. She was a human rights activist, diplomat, and the longest acting First Lady of the ...

June 13th, 2022 |  


Wahama Alumni holds 60th banquet

NEW HAVEN — Alumni and guests gathered at the Bend Area Community Building in New Haven on May 28 for the 60th annual alumni banquet. The Classe...

June 13th, 2022 |  


Writers Guild encourages ‘something different’

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant Writers Guild was happy to welcome back Paula Gregory and Woody Moore who have not been at the meetin...

June 8th, 2022 |  


Shelter Pets of the Week

Shelter Pets of the Week

Homer and Ginger are this week’s Shelter Pets of the Week, available for adoption at the Mason County Animal Shelter.The shelter manager said bo...

June 3rd, 2022 |  


OPINION


The strawberry story

The strawberry story

Terry and I recently ate a meal at McClure’s in Pomeroy. As a treat, she ordered for herself a strawberry shake.After some delicious slurps, she...

June 16th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Jesus and the library card

God’s Kids Korner: Jesus and the library card

Do you have a library card? If you don’t already have one, you should get one. One of the great things about a library card is that it is availa...

June 16th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: The sheep’s test

Search the Scriptures: The sheep’s test

Imagine, if you will, that a conscientious and honest man were to discover an obviously well-loved and expensive looking dog wandering his yard, and h...

June 9th, 2022 |  


The preacher is a man put on the spot

The preacher is a man put on the spot

God should be thanked for the preachers who preach the truths of God’s Word and who serve faithfully in the called-of-God vocation of ministry.T...

June 9th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Christ in us

God’s Kids Korner: Christ in us

Galatians 2:20 says, ” So I am not the one living now — it is Christ living in me. I still live in my body, but I live by faith in the Son...

June 9th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: A devilish conspiracy

Search the Scriptures: A devilish conspiracy

As Peter closes out his first epistle, he warns his readers, “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roarin...

June 2nd, 2022 |  


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