NEWS


4:49 pm
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Primary Filing update
3:15 pm
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Gov. Justice: Hospitalizations nearing 1K

Governor updates on boosters, latest COVID stats

CHARLESTON — With the Omicron variant of COVID-19 continuing to spread across the state and the country, during a press briefing, Gov. Jim Justi...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Promoting local tourism… Meigs Guide being compiled

Promoting local tourism… Meigs Guide being compiled

The annual Official Guide to Meigs County, a partnership between The Daily Sentinel and the Meigs County Chamber and Tourism, will arrive next month w...

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


1 death, 253 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

1 death, 253 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there was one additional death, as well as 253 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Pub...

January 21st, 2022 |  


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 |  


SPORTS


Rio women keep rolling, dump Alice Lloyd

PIPPA PASSES, Ky. — Not even an 11-day hiatus for COVID-19 protocols could slow down the University of Rio Grande women’s basketball team....

January 25th, 2022 |  


Portsmouth outlasts Blue Angels, 40-39

CENTENARY, Ohio — The Gallia Academy girls basketball team lost a nailbiter at home 40-39 to the Portsmouth Lady Trojans Monday evening in an Oh...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Lady Raiders fall at Jackson, 54-31

Lady Raiders fall at Jackson, 54-31

JACKSON, Ohio — It’s hard to win if the ball won’t go in.The River Valley girls basketball team shot just 27 percent from the field ...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Lancers take down Southern, 68-48

RACINE, Ohio — The Southern boys basketball team fell 68-48 at home to the Federal Hocking Lancers Friday evening in a Tri-Valley Conference Hoc...

January 24th, 2022 |  


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 |  


LIFE


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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


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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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