NEWS


6:10 pm |    
Honoring law enforcement
7:14 pm |    
Homeless youth awareness
Gregg graduates from FEMA Academy

Gregg graduates from FEMA Academy

EMMITSBURG, Md. — Matthew Gregg, of Mason County, recently graduated from FEMA’s National Emergency Management Advanced Academy (NEMAA) at...

October 17th, 2018 |  


New Haven looks at updates to charter

New Haven looks at updates to charter

NEW HAVEN — The need to revise and update the town charter was discussed when the New Haven Town Council held its most recent meeting.The subjec...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Celebrating the season

Celebrating the season

MASON — The frost is on the pumpkin and last weekend locals were celebrating the season at Mason’s Harvest Festival. The day was a chilly ...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Board of Education approves agenda items

Board of Education approves agenda items

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Board of Education recently met for a regular business meeting, voting on personnel issues.The school board me...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Tales in the tavern returns

Tales in the tavern returns

POINT PLEASANT — As Halloween approaches, many people are searching out different ways to celebrate this harvest season.During Fort RandolphR...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Scenes from the Mason Harvest Festival

Scenes from the Mason Harvest Festival

The iron skillet sling is a popular contest among the women at the Mason Harvest Festival. Winners in the event were Chandra Stanley, first place; Sta...

October 16th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Bobcats breeze past Bowling Green, 49-14

Bobcats breeze past Bowling Green, 49-14

The Ohio football team celebrated homecoming in style on Saturday inside Peden Stadium, as the Bobcats rolled to a 49-14 victory over Mid-American Con...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Ohio now offering multiyear and lifetime hunting and fishing licenses

Ohio now offering multiyear and lifetime hunting and fishing licenses

Are they worth it?For the first time ever, effective Oct. 9, Ohio’s hunters and anglers have the option to buy long-term hunting and fishing lic...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Point hammers Hillbillies, 49-0

MAN, W.Va. — A swell way to return to your own neck of the woods.The Point Pleasant football team churned out 410 yards of total offense and pos...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Week 9 OVP Football Box Scores

Gallia Academy 36, Ironton 33GA631215—36IHS02067—33Scoring SummaryFirst QuarterGA: Lane Pullins 3 run (run failed) 10:17Second QuarterI: S...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Week 10 Prep Football Scores

OHIOAkr. Buchtel 42, Akr. Ellet 6Akr. Hoban 51, Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit 6Akr. Manchester 42, Loudonville 19Akr. Springfield 20, Akr. Coventry 13Al...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Belpre turns back Eagles, 30-7

BELPRE, Ohio — The Golden Eagles figured if they couldn’t have a winning streak, then nobody should.One week after having its five-game wi...

October 20th, 2018 |  


LIFE


7:07 pm |    
WLU grants scholarships

OVBC announces cash dividend

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — On October 16, 2018, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common sh...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Towner birth

Towner birth

Charles M. and Caitlin P. Towner announce the birth of their daughter, Mary Kathryn Elizabeth Towner. Mary Kate was born September 19, 2018, at 3:15 a...

October 12th, 2018 |  


Flatrock fire department visits Roosevelt

Flatrock fire department visits Roosevelt

Every year during National Fire Prevention week Flatrock Fire Department visits Roosevelt Elementary School.Tim Click, Roosevelt Elementary principal,...

October 9th, 2018 |  


Mason County teen entrepreneurs

Mason County teen entrepreneurs

Teens from 25 West Virginia counties participated in the 41st annual high school Entrepreneurship Summit at Horseshoe Leadership Center this summer.Du...

October 3rd, 2018 |  


Paw Patrol event planned to benefit River Museum

POINT PLEASANT — Farmer Bank in Point Pleasant will be hosting an open house and Paw Patrol event to benefit the Point Pleasant River Museum.The...

October 3rd, 2018 |  


OPINION


A Hunger for More: Take the mask off and come clean

A Hunger for More: Take the mask off and come clean

In this, the end of October, many a masked child can be seen stalking throughout the various corners of southern Ohio, in passionate searches of the s...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Anyone polling God?

Anyone polling God?

Many are gauging opinions through a multitude of opinion polls these days. Opinion polls drive politics. Opinion polls drive manufacturing. Opinion po...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: We need each other

Teen testimony: We need each other

One of the most beautiful things about the Church is the opportunity to serve the Lord together. We can’t do it alone. We need each other.“...

October 18th, 2018 |  


Teaching lessons at 105 years old

Happy Birthday, Miss Merz. My former teacher will be celebrating her 105th birthday in late October. I’m nearing 80 myself but am still learning...

October 17th, 2018 |  


A ‘buyer’s guide’ for National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

A ‘buyer’s guide’ for National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

October is national Adopt a Shelter Dog month.The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and the American Humane Associatio...

October 17th, 2018 |  


Honoring the survivors and the ‘survived by’

Honoring the survivors and the ‘survived by’

Every year, Ohio Valley Publishing attempts to raise awareness of breast cancer with this annual, special edition which, among providing health care t...

October 12th, 2018 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA