NEWS


11:31 am
Updated: 3:46 pm. |    
New equipment, sign erected at park
11:29 am
Updated: 3:47 pm. |    
‘Music in the Park’ series announced

PVH warns of phone scams

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) has been made aware and wanted to advise local residents about a phone scam in the area i...

May 10th, 2022 |  


VFW hosts dinner, awards

VFW hosts dinner, awards

MASON — Members of the Stewart-Johnson V.F.W. Post 9926 of Mason, along with invited guests, joined Sunday for the annual Loyalty Day dinner and...

May 9th, 2022 |  


49 new COVID cases reported… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

49 new COVID cases reported… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

Editor’s note: Due to recent changes in the frequency of data reported by the Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Valley Publishing’s COVID Up...

May 6th, 2022 |  


Mason Council recognizes Barnitz

Mason Council recognizes Barnitz

MASON — Mason Mayor Kristopher Clark proclaimed Tuesday, May 10, 2022 as “Bob Barnitz Day” in the town when the council had its most...

May 6th, 2022 |  


Home, garden show coming Saturday

MASON — With Spring comes home improvement projects and outdoor fun, and local residents will have the opportunity to check out the latest offer...

May 5th, 2022 |  


Grand Jury returns 34 indictments

POINT PLEASANT — A total of 34 indictments were returned by a Mason County Grand Jury recently.Mason County Prosecuting Attorney Seth S. Gaskins...

May 4th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


11:45 am |    
White Falcons force Game 3
3:30 pm |    
Eagles roll past East, 20-0
Wahama wins, heads to Ravenswood Saturday

Wahama wins, heads to Ravenswood Saturday

And so they will do it again. The Wahama baseball team advanced to the Class A Region IV, Section 2 championship game with a 12-2 victory over Calhoun...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Wahama advances to regionals

Wahama advances to regionals

HARTFORD, W.Va. — A feat so nice, they did it thrice.The Wahama softball team defeated the Gilmer County Lady Titans 8-2 at home Thursday evenin...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Local teams compete at Meigs Open

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — One last run through before the start of the postseason.The track and field teams from River Valley, Gallia Academy, Wahama,...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Lady Buckeyes fend off Eastern, 3-2

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — The Eastern softball team’s season has come to an end after a 3-2 road loss to the Nelsonville-York Lady Buckeyes Thur...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Blue Angels win sectional title

Blue Angels win sectional title

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — It hasn’t been as long as you might think, but the Blue Angels girls varsity soccer program — which completed ye...

May 13th, 2022 |  


LIFE


12:44 pm |    
Shelter Pets of the Week
10:37 am |    
Salon opens in Hartford
12:11 pm |    
PPJSHS hosts Transition Fair
Hannan FFA students awarded on state level

Hannan FFA students awarded on state level

ASHTON — Students in the Hannan Junior/Senior High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) took home first place honors during a recent competiti...

April 4th, 2022 |  


Shelter Pets of the Week

Shelter Pets of the Week

Roo Roo and Sally are this week’s Shelter Pets of the Week, available for adoption at the Mason County Animal Shelter. Adoption fees cover spay ...

April 1st, 2022 updated: April 1st, 2022. |  


Writers Guild pays tribute to Ingerick

POINT PLEASANT — Members of the Point Pleasant Writers Guild met recently and shared various topics of conversation along with their latest writ...

March 30th, 2022 |  


Moose fundraiser benefits domestic violence shelter

Moose fundraiser benefits domestic violence shelter

POINT PLEASANT — The Point Pleasant Moose Lodge #731’s recent charity benefit for Square One of Gallipolis, Ohio raised over $2,000.Severa...

March 23rd, 2022 |  


YLA students visit Charleston

YLA students visit Charleston

POINT PLEASANT — Local Mason County students returned from a three-day experience in Charleston with the Youth Leadership Association (YLA) 8th ...

March 23rd, 2022 |  


OPINION


11:00 am |    
Patiently wait on God
Search the Scriptures: Reasonable people in unreasonable times

Search the Scriptures: Reasonable people in unreasonable times

It should not be surprising that this fallen world, being at odds as it is with its Creator, is a contentious realm filled with unhappiness, strife an...

May 5th, 2022 |  


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 5th, 2022 |  


The tribulations we experience are par for the course

The tribulations we experience are par for the course

Jesus Christ was very honest with us when He said that “in the world you shall have tribulation.” It is a literal truth that cannot be den...

May 5th, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: The Lord’s compassionate command

Search the Scriptures: The Lord’s compassionate command

The heart of Jesus is a heart full of compassion for those who are suffering, even when that suffering is the fault of the one being afflicted and eve...

April 28th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Don’t worry!

God’s Kids Korner: Don’t worry!

Have you ever had to stay with a new babysitter while your parents went somewhere for the day or evening? You were nervous and a little bit scared pro...

April 28th, 2022 |  


Shadows sometimes stand on the soul

Shadows sometimes stand on the soul

The following is a repeat of a thought I wrote about several years back:Everything tangible casts a shadow. We often find ourselves positioned in prox...

April 28th, 2022 |  


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