NEWS


FRN discusses upcoming events

FRN discusses upcoming events

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Family Resource Network (FRN) recently met discussing upcoming holiday events.Bree Ramey, from the WorkForce W...

November 16th, 2018 |  


Small Business Saturday returns Nov. 24

Small Business Saturday returns Nov. 24

OHIO VALLEY — Small Business Saturday is on the horizon and set for next Saturday, Nov. 24, but several local businesses within the Ohio Valley ...

November 16th, 2018 |  


Police: Investigating mobile home fire as arson

Police: Investigating mobile home fire as arson

MASON — An early morning fire that destroyed a mobile home has resulted in investigations by the office of the West Virginia State Fire Marshal ...

November 15th, 2018 updated: November 15th, 2018. |  


Community Thanksgiving Dinner to return

Community Thanksgiving Dinner to return

POINT PLEASANT — The season of giving has begun, and a local church will provide a homemade Thanksgiving dinner to hundreds of individuals from ...

November 15th, 2018 |  


The ‘Fallout’ for Point Pleasant

The ‘Fallout’ for Point Pleasant

OHIO VALLEY — The Fallout® 76 vault has officially opened and it’s putting one local town on its map and before the eyes of video gam...

November 15th, 2018 |  


Sloane’s ‘The Visiteur Series’ opens

Sloane’s ‘The Visiteur Series’ opens

OHIO VALLEY — Jamie Sloane, a local artist whose work has been featured at The French Art Colony and Gallery at 409, is opening a new show at th...

November 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Rio men rally for Bevo title
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RedStorm women win Bevo title
RedStorm women win Bevo title

RedStorm women win Bevo title

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Chyna Chambers poured in a career-high 19 points to lead five double-digit scorers for the University of Rio Grande in a 90-7...

November 20th, 2018 updated: November 20th, 2018. |  


Polar Bears push past Point, 66-13

Polar Bears push past Point, 66-13

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — If you can’t win them all, it’s better to be beaten by the best.The eighth-seed Point Pleasant football team had i...

November 18th, 2018 |  


Herd thunders past UTSA, 23-0

Herd thunders past UTSA, 23-0

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — “Peeb Peeb.”After all, these Roadrunners spent a better portion of this episode going backwards.Visiting Texas S...

November 18th, 2018 |  


Point Pleasant-Fairmont Senior Football Box Score

Fairmont Senior 66, Point Pleasant 13PP6007—13FS1622217—66Scoring SummaryFirst QuarterFS: Breeden Gilbert 9 run (Gage Michael run) 8:37PP:...

November 17th, 2018 |  


Polar Bears end Point’s season

Polar Bears end Point’s season

All good things must come to an end. The Point Pleasant football team had its 2018 football season officially come to an end Saturday afternoon follow...

November 17th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Quilts ‘N Things news

In September, the Quilts ‘N Things quilt guild gave one of their members a send-off pot luck luncheon at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Fellow...

November 13th, 2018 |  


Wahama artists honored

Wahama artists honored

Five Wahama High School art students placed in the show at the West Virginia Black Walnut Festival recently. Pictured, from left, are Addisyn Williams...

November 12th, 2018 |  


Haer Bears October activities

Haer Bears October activities

The Haer Bears 4-H Club of Point Pleasant started the upcoming 2018-2019 4-H year with putting together a window display at City National Bank on Sept...

November 9th, 2018 |  


Woodman Chapter visits Tennessee

Woodman Chapter visits Tennessee

Woodmen Life Family Chapter 302 of New Haven Senior members recently attended fall senior camp traveling to Nashville, Tennessee. The West Virginia an...

November 8th, 2018 |  


OVB unveils Buckeye Hills debit card

OVB unveils Buckeye Hills debit card

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Ohio Valley Bank recently unveiled a new debit card design as part of its Community First debit card program. The Buckeye Hil...

November 7th, 2018 |  


Be the first to know: Online COLA notices

Be the first to know: Online COLA notices

We are constantly expanding our online services to give you freedom and control when doing business with us. Our new online cost-of-living adjustment ...

November 7th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Updated: 10:05 pm. |    
The days following President Kennedy’s assassination
I want to say to you, ‘I’m sorry’

I want to say to you, ‘I’m sorry’

I started writing weekly articles and submitting them in August of 1998. During this stretch of time, I have been mindful to give timely shout-outs to...

November 15th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: Seek your Shepherd above all else

Teen testimony: Seek your Shepherd above all else

Decisions can be daunting. As I get older, I find myself facing more and more decisions. Knowing my decisions lay the foundation for my future, I ofte...

November 15th, 2018 |  


A Hunger for More: Be thankful for God’s blessings

A Hunger for More: Be thankful for God’s blessings

Thanksgiving is the day we officially set aside to reflect on our blessings, and the Friday after officially marks the start of the Christmas season. ...

November 15th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Just have faith

God’s Kids Korner: Just have faith

In Mark 13: 1-8, Jesus and His disciples are leaving the Temple area when one of them remarks what a beautiful and magnificent building the Temple is ...

November 15th, 2018 |  


A veteran suicide and one mother’s story

A veteran suicide and one mother’s story

From her second-floor San Francisco apartment where she and her husband, Cliff, were spending a typical Friday evening relaxing, eating pizza, and wat...

November 14th, 2018 |  


Is the ‘Empress Tree’ a tree or a weed?

Is the ‘Empress Tree’ a tree or a weed?

We often get questions about a tree called the “Purple Empress” (Paulownia tomentosa) from people who have seen the tree in bloom or in ma...

November 14th, 2018 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA