NEWS


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Low water levels impact recreation craft at Locks
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Tritt, Rice to headline fourth annual Peck Fest
No body found after search of river

No body found after search of river

MASON — Four local volunteer fire departments spent part of the overnight hours searching the Ohio River after a report of a possible body float...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Buffington Island Battlefield Memorial coming

Buffington Island Battlefield Memorial coming

PORTLAND — Ohio Department Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will be hosting the Buffington Island Battlefield Memorial Service, July 21, ...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Splash Pad update, project redirection

POINT PLEASANT — Councilwoman Leigh Ann Shepard gave an update on the Krodel Park Splash Pad project at the recently held Point Pleasant City Co...

July 11th, 2018 |  


New Haven council addresses ongoing issues

NEW HAVEN — The new administration for the town of New Haven held its first council meeting recently, after taking office on July 1.Those in att...

July 11th, 2018 |  


A royal “Tribute to the River”

A royal “Tribute to the River”

POINT PLEASANT — The Point Pleasant River Museum and Learning Center has joined its annual Tribute to the River event with the Miss Twin Rivers ...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Holzer Hospice provides care to patients, families

Holzer Hospice provides care to patients, families

End-of-life discussions with your family can be uncomfortable and full of mixed emotions. However, in choosing Holzer Hospice, individuals are provide...

July 11th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


VanMeter competes in area all-star game

VanMeter competes in area all-star game

Recent graduate Paige VanMeter represented Southern one final time on Monday during the 11th Annual Fastpitch Softball All-Star game being held at VA ...

July 11th, 2018 |  


Salute to Bald Eagles over Independence Day

Salute to Bald Eagles over Independence Day

In addition to hamburgers, hot dogs, and fireworks during this past week’s Independence Day holiday, one thing you may have enjoyed, if you were...

July 7th, 2018 |  


Kight hired as Eastern boys basketball coach

Kight hired as Eastern boys basketball coach

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — An experienced leader for an experienced group of Eagles.At a recent meeting, the Eastern Local School District Board of ...

July 6th, 2018 |  


Prep Football just 7 weeks away

Prep Football just 7 weeks away

The countdown to high school football season is under 50 days, as all nine local programs begin the 2018 campaign on Aug. 24. Four local schools open ...

July 6th, 2018 |  


A warm day for Capehart round No.3

A warm day for Capehart round No.3

MASON, W.Va. — Perhaps the best question of the day would have been which was warmer the temperature or the golf being shot at the Riverside Gol...

July 4th, 2018 |  


Burdette nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

Burdette nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year

Jenna Burdette — a 2014 graduate of Eastern High School — was one of two Dayton Flyers to receive a nomination for the NCAA Woman of the Y...

July 3rd, 2018 |  


LIFE


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Local Eagle Scout honored
Good Shepherd welcomes new pastor

Good Shepherd welcomes new pastor

The West Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church has appointed Pastor Randy Mitchell to Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in (Flatrock)...

July 9th, 2018 |  


Camp Conley CEOS club meets

Camp Conley CEOS club meets

On June 18, members of the Camp Conley CEOS Club traveled to Teays Valley for lunch.They met Betty Johnston, a club member now living in Hurricane, fo...

July 9th, 2018 |  


Mason CEOS entertains international student

Mason CEOS entertains international student

MASON — The Mason County Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) recently entertained Line-Audrey Maeva Nkule Sonkeng, the 2016-18 West Vi...

July 6th, 2018 |  


The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending June 29:Fiction1. Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman, narrated by the author (Random House Audio)2....

July 4th, 2018 |  


Point Pleasant Sternwheel Regatta Pretty Baby contest and Jr. Royalty winners

Point Pleasant Sternwheel Regatta Pretty Baby contest and Jr. Royalty winners

Bryson Sweeney, son of Brandy and Brandon Sweeney, was crowned the 2018 Little Mister Showboat by his brother, who is the current Little Mister Mason ...

July 3rd, 2018 updated: July 5th, 2018. |  


Kyger Creek service awards

Kyger Creek service awards

CHESHIRE — Ohio Valley Electric Corporation congratulates its employees who celebrated service award anniversaries in April, May and June of thi...

June 30th, 2018 |  


OPINION


A Hunger for More: God is great

A Hunger for More: God is great

In an age when Biblical “literacy” has dramatically (and tragically) decreased, it may be easy to shrug one’s shoulders and claim a ...

July 12th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: What do you have to give?

Teen testimony: What do you have to give?

Everyone likes to receive, but not everyone likes to give.“So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for...

July 12th, 2018 |  


The trip: The canyon

The trip: The canyon

For a long time, I said to my family that I would like to go to Alaska and stand on a glacier. It was a dream that I thought would never take place be...

July 12th, 2018 |  


We Can’t Afford to Lose Focus on the Illicit and Illegal Drugs

We Can’t Afford to Lose Focus on the Illicit and Illegal Drugs

When I first began my career in law enforcement nearly 40 years ago, I never thought that our part of Ohio would be one of the worst hit by the opioid...

July 7th, 2018 |  


A Hunger for More:

A Hunger for More:

“Going home is never easy,” I once heard someone say. I’ve also heard that once you leave and set out on your own path in life, R...

July 5th, 2018 |  


Search the Scriptures: About Liberty

Search the Scriptures: About Liberty

There is a sweetness to the sound of the word, “liberty;” a sweetness born from the concepts and ideas embodied within the definition of t...

July 5th, 2018 |  


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