NEWS


5:30 pm |    
Stepping back in time
4:15 pm |    
PPHS Prom Royalty crowned
Summer reading program to return

Summer reading program to return

The children’s Summer Reading Program will return to the Mason County Libraries this year, with reading, crafts, and activities being held insid...

May 17th, 2021 |  


West Virginia trial puts spotlight on sprawling opioid cases

A corner of West Virginia wrenched by opioid addiction is getting the chance to argue in a courtroom that some of the corporate giants it blames for a...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Community Baby Shower scheduled for June

Community Baby Shower scheduled for June

POINT PLEASANT — The annual Mason County Community Baby Shower will be held on June 10 for expecting and new moms.The baby shower will be from 5...

May 17th, 2021 |  


‘The Big Blacks Edition’… Point Fire Dept. unveils Engine Four

‘The Big Blacks Edition’… Point Fire Dept. unveils Engine Four

POINT PLEASANT — The Point Pleasant Fire Department and Point Pleasant Junior/Senior High School have even more in common after the unveiling of...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Commissioners discuss property conditions

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Commissioners approved new hires and discussed property conditions during during their regular meeting on Thur...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Today in history

Today is Saturday, May 15, the 135th day of 2021. There are 230 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On May 15, 1970, just after m...

May 14th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Marauders win TVC Ohio outright

Marauders win TVC Ohio outright

The Meigs baseball team — which had already clinched a share of its first Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division championship since 2016 — wr...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Lady Eagles beat ZT, win sectional

Lady Eagles beat ZT, win sectional

The 15th-seeded Eastern softball team claimed picked up the program’s 24th sectional title with a 5-1 victory over 10th-seeded host Zane Trace o...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Rio Grande puts pair on All-America team

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – University of Rio Grande senior midfielder Ewan McLauchlan and sophomore forward Sebastian Borquez are among those named to t...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Blue Angels 2nd at OVC meet

Blue Angels 2nd at OVC meet

PERDO, Ohio — The Gallia Academy girls were second and the Blue Devils were fourth overall in the boys meet, but Coal Grove ultimately came away...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Locals land 4 on girls state teams

Locals land 4 on girls state teams

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Wahama landed two selections and Hannan garnered one honoree on the Class A squads, while Point Pleasant came away with a si...

May 14th, 2021 updated: May 17th, 2021. |  


Peebles tops Lady Tornadoes, 14-4

Peebles tops Lady Tornadoes, 14-4

In the end, it was just too much at the start. Host Peebles built leads of 3-0, 9-1 and 13-4 through each of the first three frames and eventually wra...

May 14th, 2021 |  


LIFE


2:54 pm |    
Nowlin earns doctorate
2:40 pm |    
Coloring contest winners
Coloring contest winners

Coloring contest winners

POINT PLEASANT — Babies ‘N Beyond Children’s Consignment recently awarded prizes to the winners of their first free coloring contest...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Mason Co. CEOS back in business

The Mason County Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) met for the first time in over a year on April 13, at the Faith Gospel Church in Gallip...

April 23rd, 2021 |  


Writers Guild contemplates the fate of Cinderella

POINT PLEASANT — In the days before radio, movies and television, stories of fair damsels in distress being rescued by Knights in Shining Armor,...

April 19th, 2021 |  


Pediatric Fund sponsors

Pediatric Fund sponsors

The Earl Neff Pediatric Fund at Holzer Health System continues to be supported by area businesses and organizations.The Pediatric Fund, in existence f...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Wahama honor roll

The following Wahama Junior/Senior High School students were placed on the honor roll for the third nine weeks, according to Principal Melissa VanMete...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


God’s Kids Korner: Through life’s maze

God’s Kids Korner: Through life’s maze

Do you like working puzzles? I do, and I especially enjoy solving a type of puzzle called a maze. You may have worked a maze yourself at school or in ...

May 13th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: ‘Ask, and it will be given to you…’

A Hunger for More: ‘Ask, and it will be given to you…’

We have just held the National Day of Prayer observance across the country including our own in Gallia County. While I was not able to physically part...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: How should we pray?

Search the Scriptures: How should we pray?

Have you ever wondered about the right way to pray? Or whether there was a wrong way to pray?As one surveys the world, one observes that there are a m...

May 6th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

I am sure that all of you know that it is Mother’s Day this coming Sunday. You will probably give your mother a card or a present. Someplace on ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Preachers bear a heavy load

Preachers bear a heavy load

When preachers have a message to deliver, it involves more of a load on the preacher than church goers consider. Prophet Malachi referred to as “...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: A theology of marriage

Cross Words: A theology of marriage

A girl in a white dress walks down the aisle. Beautiful music plays in the background. A man, beaming with excitement, awaits her on the other side. T...

May 6th, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA