NEWS


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Noah and the Ark
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Updated: 5:01 pm. |    
Gallia ‘shooting incident’ under investigation

COVID on the rise as mask guidance changes

OHIO VALLEY — New mask guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on Tuesday recommended masks indoors for all people...

July 28th, 2021 |  


Sternwheel Regatta set

Sternwheel Regatta set

POMEROY — The annual Pomeroy Sternwheel Regatta will take place Sept. 23-25 along the riverfront in downtown Pomeroy.The Regatta will feature th...

July 28th, 2021 |  


Honoring the best

Honoring the best

POINT PLEASANT — A longtime Mason County 9-1-1 dispatcher has been named the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) West V...

July 28th, 2021 updated: July 28th, 2021. |  


U.S. 35 date pushed to October

CHARLESTON — The completion of the final stretch of U.S. 35 is now slated for October, according to a news release from the West Virginia Divisi...

July 27th, 2021 updated: July 27th, 2021. |  


Repairs begin on W.Va. 2

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Division of Highways begins on the ground repairs this week on a slip which occurred on W.Va. 2 in Mason County near ...

July 27th, 2021 |  


Party in the Park

Party in the Park

RACINE — The entertainment lineup has been announced for Racine’s Party in the Park to be held Sept. 9-11.The annual event takes place at ...

July 27th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


12:47 pm |    
Ohio picked 2nd in MAC East
Lancaster pulls away from Post 39, 14-4

Lancaster pulls away from Post 39, 14-4

LANCASTER, Ohio — The streak is over, but the series is still alive.The Meigs Post 39 baseball team had its five-game winning streak come to an ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Post 39 holds off Lancaster, 8-7

Post 39 holds off Lancaster, 8-7

LANCASTER, Ohio — Some stressful moments, but the streak continues.The Post 39 baseball team won its fifth game in a row on Tuesday at Beavers F...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Herd picked to win C-USA East Division

Herd picked to win C-USA East Division

DALLAS, Texas — A rematch in the making?If a preseason media poll is any indication, the Marshall football team will have its chance for revenge...

July 20th, 2021 |  


Meigs Post 39 pummels Glouster, 11-1

Meigs Post 39 pummels Glouster, 11-1

LANCASTER, Ohio — The start to the postseason couldn’t have gone much better.The Meigs Post 39 American Legion baseball team opened the di...

July 19th, 2021 |  


OVP Prep Football Schedules

Gallia Academy Blue DevilsAug. 20vs. Meigs7 p.m.Aug. 27at Athens7 p.m.Sept. 3at Point Pleasant7 p.m.Sept. 10vs. Chesapeake7 p.m.Sept. 17vs. Portsmouth...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Team Trippitt won the Point Pleasant Youth League Baseball Coach Pitch championship after entering the end of season tournament as the number 4-seed, ...

July 16th, 2021 |  


LIFE


2:01 pm |    
Browning earns Black Belt
Supporting local military personnel

Supporting local military personnel

Beau Sang’s State Farm Insurance recently held a competition among staff with the winner receiving a $500 donation to the charity of their choic...

July 6th, 2021 |  


Browning earns Black Belt

Browning earns Black Belt

The Point Pleasant branch school of S.H. Kang’s Taekwondo Academy recently acknowledged a new Black Belt in the association’s 204th Promot...

July 6th, 2021 |  


College News and Notes

Marshall University announces spring President’s ListHUNTINGTON — Marshall University recently announced it’s Spring 2021 President&...

June 18th, 2021 |  


PPHS Class of 1970 reunion

PPHS Class of 1970 reunion

Members of the Point Pleasant High School Class of 1970 held their delayed 50th class reunion at the Point Pleasant American Legion on Saturday. Pictu...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Marshall names National Society of ACTA Scholars

HUNTINGTON — Marshall University’s John Deaver Drinko Academy for American Political Institutions and Civic Culture has announced its 2021...

June 9th, 2021 |  


OPINION


11:00 am |    
Be a giver of mercy
Cross Words: Trust God more than yourself

Cross Words: Trust God more than yourself

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight y...

July 29th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Grace-empowered rest

Cross Words: Grace-empowered rest

Last week, I wrote about grace-empowered work. But we also need to understand grace-empowered rest.Most of us realize our need for help when it comes ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Celebrate God!

God’s Kids Korner: Celebrate God!

One of my favorite Bible verses is from Philippians, Chapter 4, Verse 4. This is a very well-known passage that says, “Rejoice in the Lord alway...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Spiritual stamina is a relevant concern

Spiritual stamina is a relevant concern

From a great verse of Scripture located at Jeremiah 12:5, God asked Jeremiah a pointed question, “If you have run with the footmen, and they hav...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: Of Pharisees and the law

Search the Scriptures: Of Pharisees and the law

Jesus was frequently critical of the Pharisees, and it was with members of the Pharisaical party that He seemingly had the most interpersonal clashes....

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Reader shares thoughts on COVID-19 vaccine

Dear Editor,To the (unvaccinated) people of Gallia County, workers, travelers and patients who come to Gallia County:Please GET YOUR COVID-19 VACCINE!...

July 16th, 2021 |  


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