NEWS


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Celebrating the season
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Tales in the tavern returns
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Man wanted in series of reported crimes
Scenes from Community Family Fun Day

Scenes from Community Family Fun Day

The cool weather didn’t keep people away from Community Family Fun Day on Saturday. The annual, free event is provided to the public by the Poin...

October 15th, 2018 |  


Silver Bridge Mural to be dedicated

Silver Bridge Mural to be dedicated

POINT PLEASANT — The Silver Bridge Memorial mural is finished and a dedication ceremony is tentatively set to be held on the anniversary of the ...

October 12th, 2018 |  


Southside development meeting

Southside development meeting

POINT PLEASANT — A public meeting was held this week for all those of Mason County to learn more, and ask questions about, the land development ...

October 12th, 2018 |  


Fire Prevention Week in Mason

Fire Prevention Week in Mason

Children attending story hour at the Mason Library were treated to a visit from the Mason Volunteer Fire Department as a part of Fire Prevention Week....

October 12th, 2018 |  


‘Officer of the Year’ to be chosen at annual banquet

‘Officer of the Year’ to be chosen at annual banquet

POINT PLEASANT —The sixth annual Mason County Law Enforcement Appreciation Banquet is returning Thursday, Oct. 18 and will include the presentat...

October 12th, 2018 |  


10th annual ‘Run for Education’ set

10th annual ‘Run for Education’ set

NEW HAVEN — The 10th annual Wahama Scholarship 5K Walk/Run for Education is quickly approaching, but there is still time to take part in the eve...

October 12th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


3:16 am |    
Lady Buckeyes bounce Meigs
Lady Knights sweep TVCS

Lady Knights sweep TVCS

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — A collective triumph.The Point Pleasant volleyball team used all 12 of its players, had seven different people serve up ...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Lady Eagles win 8th straight title

Lady Eagles win 8th straight title

ALBANY, Ohio — There’s never enough, but eight will do this time around.The Eastern girls cross country team secured the program’s e...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Southern sweeps Lady Vikings in sectional semi

Southern sweeps Lady Vikings in sectional semi

WILLOW WOOD, Ohio — The road trip was long enough, the Lady Tornadoes didn’t want to waste any time once they were there.The ninth-seeded ...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Lady Knights knock off Ravenswood, 6-0

Lady Knights knock off Ravenswood, 6-0

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — They say it’s tough to beat a team three times in the same season, but they forgot to tell the Lady Knights.The Po...

October 16th, 2018 |  


Herd rumbles past ODU, 42-20

Herd rumbles past ODU, 42-20

NORFOLK, Va. — An effort worthy of defeating a king.The Marshall football team churned out a season-best 319 rushing yards and led wire-to-wire ...

October 15th, 2018 |  


Blue Angels place 12th at state

Blue Angels place 12th at state

COLUMBUS, Ohio — There’s no better place to finish your season than the state championships.The Gallia Academy girls golf team wrapped up ...

October 14th, 2018 |  


LIFE


2:15 pm |    
Towner birth

Paw Patrol event planned to benefit River Museum

POINT PLEASANT — Farmer Bank in Point Pleasant will be hosting an open house and Paw Patrol event to benefit the Point Pleasant River Museum.The...

October 3rd, 2018 |  


Get a front row seat to democracy in action

It takes over 35,000 people to ensure things run smoothly on Election Day and we’re calling on you to enlist.Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted&...

October 3rd, 2018 |  


Honoring those who honor vets

Honoring those who honor vets

GALLIPOLIS — Vietnam Veterans of America, Tri-State Chapter 949 announces Zack and Scotty’s restaurant in Gallipolis was presented twoR...

October 3rd, 2018 |  


Run to raise money for cancer fight

Run to raise money for cancer fight

GALLIPOLIS — Fruth Pharmacy will host its 3rd annual Poker Run on this Saturday, Oct. 6, sign-up is at 11 a.m. and first bike will leave at noon...

October 3rd, 2018 |  


MU represented at biomechanics conference in New Zealand

MU represented at biomechanics conference in New Zealand

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Representatives of the Marshall University Department of Biomechanics traveled to Auckland, New Zealand, Sept. 10-14 to atte...

October 2nd, 2018 |  


PPPS students recognized

PPPS students recognized

Point Pleasant Primary School (PPPS) recently announced its September students of the month. These students were treated to lunch with their principal...

October 2nd, 2018 |  


OPINION


Search the Scriptures: God is listening to the heart

Search the Scriptures: God is listening to the heart

We read in the Bible, “Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.” (James 5:13; ESV)In sufferin...

October 11th, 2018 |  


Empty-nesters at last

Empty-nesters at last

On Saturday, October 6th, our fifth son, Micaiah, married Alexandria at Heritage Farms in Huntington, W.Va. This was the last of the six Branch brothe...

October 11th, 2018 |  


A Hunger for More: The purpose of prayer

A Hunger for More: The purpose of prayer

Of the many practical privileges that we’ve been given as children of God, prayer is the most profound and yet most simple. It doesn’t tak...

October 11th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: An unconventional God

Teen testimony: An unconventional God

God is bigger than you think He is. You are smaller than you think you are.“‘My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,’ says the L...

October 11th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: The Camel and the needle, Mark 10:17-31

God’s Kids Korner: The Camel and the needle, Mark 10:17-31

In Mark Chapter 10, verses 17-31, the Bible says that one day, as Jesus was walking along the road, a rich, young man came running up to him. “G...

October 11th, 2018 |  


Journalism matters in your community

Journalism matters in your community

Beyond the noise of the Beltway and the daily vilification of national media outlets, are community newspapers serving cities, counties and regions th...

October 10th, 2018 |  


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