NEWS


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Promoting local tourism… Meigs Guide being compiled
12:25 pm |    
Shelter pets of the week
1 death, 201 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

1 death, 201 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there was one additional death, as well as 201 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Pub...

January 20th, 2022 |  


WVa lawmakers seek to ban school mask, testing requirements

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A group of Republican lawmakers in West Virginia is trying to pass a law forbidding mask mandates in K-12 schools and r...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Gov. Justice on National Guard support

CHARLESTON — During Wednesday’s briefing, Gov. Jim Justice was joined by West Virginia National Guard Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Bill Cra...

January 19th, 2022 |  


138 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

138 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there were 138 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Publishing area on Wednesday.In Gal...

January 19th, 2022 |  


Healthy Words to Live By… How often do patients need a pap smear?

Healthy Words to Live By… How often do patients need a pap smear?

A pap smear is used to screen women for cervical cancer. Years ago, women had a Pap smear at each annual visit, but today Pap smears have improved and...

January 19th, 2022 |  


Showing support

Showing support

BEND AREA — New firefighter gear and equipment will be coming to fire departments in the Bend Area, thanks to monetary boosts by Felman Producti...

January 19th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Lady Rebels sweep Eastern, 68-50

Lady Rebels sweep Eastern, 68-50

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — There’s a first time for everything.The South Gallia girls basketball team notched its first season sweep of host E...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Blue Angels fall at Fairland, 73-33

PROCTORVILLE, Ohio — The Gallia Academy girls basketball team suffered a 73-33 road loss Thursday evening to the Fairland Lady Dragons in an Ohi...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Blue Devils sweep Coal Grove, 65-27

Blue Devils sweep Coal Grove, 65-27

CENTENARY, Ohio — It was practically over before it started.The Gallia Academy boys basketball team shot 53 percent from the field and scored th...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Lady Rebels rout Symmes Valley, 70-42

Lady Rebels rout Symmes Valley, 70-42

WILLOW WOOD, Ohio — The South Gallia girls basketball team is on a 4-game winning streak after a 70-42 road victory over the Symmes Valley Lady ...

January 20th, 2022 |  


Point wins Braxton County Invite

Point wins Braxton County Invite

SUTTON, W.Va. — Instead of battling at the postponed Top Gun Tournament in Alliance, the Big Blacks were more than happy to settle for the top s...

January 19th, 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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