NEWS


5:19 pm
Updated: 5:24 pm. |    
Michigan man charged with aggravated arson
Pomeroy FD responds to structure fires

Pomeroy FD responds to structure fires

POMEROY, Ohio — The Pomeroy Fire Department was busy on Thursday with multiple runs, including responding to two working structure fire calls, o...

June 18th, 2021 |  


Three-alarm fire destroys home

Three-alarm fire destroys home

MASON, W.Va. — A three-alarm fire destroyed a home in Mason Thursday afternoon, according to Mason Volunteer Fire Department Chief Howard Wood.W...

June 18th, 2021 |  


Mason County Memories… Celebrating ‘Almost Heaven’

Mason County Memories… Celebrating ‘Almost Heaven’

Happy 158th birthday, West Virginia! Tomorrow is West Virginia Day, the anniversary of our statehood in 1863, and this year is also the 50th anniversa...

June 18th, 2021 |  


Demo in progress

Demo in progress

POMEROY — Demolition work has been taking place at the former Veterans Memorial Hospital over the past few weeks, clearing the structure which h...

June 18th, 2021 |  


For the Record: Marriage licenses, property deeds

For the Record: Marriage licenses, property deeds

Marriage licenses filedThe following marriage licenses were filed in May in the office of Mason County Clerk Diana Cromley:Joseph T. Barton, 28 of Mas...

June 18th, 2021 |  


Not Real News: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared wid...

June 18th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


6:34 am |    
Post 39 falls at Lancaster

OHSAA football championships headed to Canton

CANTON, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association and Pro Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday announced a three-year agreement for the Hal...

June 17th, 2021 |  


Parkersburg rallies past Post 39, 14-13

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Everything was more than perfect for one inning.Unfortunately, there were six more innings to get through.Meigs Post 39 pro...

June 17th, 2021 |  


Wahama headed to state

Wahama headed to state

MAN, W.Va. — Soaring into uncharted territory.The Wahama softball team is headed to the state tournament for the first time in program history, ...

June 17th, 2021 |  


Wildcats eliminate Point Pleasant, 10-0

Wildcats eliminate Point Pleasant, 10-0

LOGAN, W.Va. — The wrong time for the offense to disappear.The Point Pleasant baseball team had its magical season come to an abrupt halt in six...

June 16th, 2021 updated: June 17th, 2021. |  


Man eliminates White Falcons, 5-1

Man eliminates White Falcons, 5-1

MASON, W.Va. — A rough start, and too many left on base.The Wahama baseball team had its 2021 season come to a close on Tuesday at Claflin Stadi...

June 16th, 2021 |  


Lady Falcons top Man, 2-0 in Game 1

Lady Falcons top Man, 2-0 in Game 1

HARTFORD, W.Va. — One big swing, and now just one win away.The Wahama softball team went up 1-0 in the best-of-three series for the Class A, Reg...

June 16th, 2021 |  


LIFE


12:03 pm |    
PPHS Class of 1970 reunion

Point ‘Yards of the Month’ announced

The Tu-Endie-Wei Garden Club Yards of the Month for June are:Ward 1: Tom and Becky Reynolds, 20 Main Street;Ward 2: Bob and Becky McMillan, 509 Main S...

June 7th, 2021 |  


Wahama Honor Roll

MASON — The Wahama High School honor roll for the final nine weeks has been announced by Principal Melissa VanMeter as follows:Seventh Grade ...

June 3rd, 2021 |  


OVB names Gallia, Mason, Meigs scholars

OVB names Gallia, Mason, Meigs scholars

OHIO VALLEY — Ohio Valley Bank recently announced winners of its 2021 Ohio Valley Bank 4-H Scholarship awards from Gallia, Mason and Meigs count...

May 26th, 2021 |  


‘Frontline Warriors’ recognized by CEOS

‘Frontline Warriors’ recognized by CEOS

MASON COUNTY — The Mason County Community Education Outreach Services (CEOS) recognized the “Frontline Warriors” of the Mason County...

May 24th, 2021 |  


April coloring contest winners

April coloring contest winners

POINT PLEASANT — April showers brought art supplies to three Mason County residents. Through Babies ‘N Beyond’s free coloring contes...

May 21st, 2021 |  


OPINION


2:53 pm |    
God is on His throne
2:45 pm |    
The ‘lawsuit’ reveal
Search the Scriptures: Concerning sparrows and men

Search the Scriptures: Concerning sparrows and men

The old world sparrow, also known as a true sparrow, is a small brown and grey seed-eating bird and is one of the best known of birds in all the world...

June 10th, 2021 |  


Hold strong when you are pressured

Hold strong when you are pressured

Christian people have the potential of being most spiritually equipped when it comes to dealing with any conflict, confrontation, or calamity that com...

June 10th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Soccer goals, life, and the Bible

God’s Kids Korner: Soccer goals, life, and the Bible

I bet a lot of you play soccer. It is a very popular sport all over the world and here locally for kids to play on teams in the spring and fall. The a...

June 10th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Selecting songs for Sunday morning

Cross Words: Selecting songs for Sunday morning

The songs we sing on a Sunday morning influence what we believe about God. They communicate God’s Word. They preach. And because of this, we mus...

June 10th, 2021 |  


‘We all want to return to normal’

Kids fear some crazy things. I remember as a child being afraid of the green giant on the side of a box in my bedroom closet. That fear vanished as I ...

June 9th, 2021 |  


One reader’s take on ‘Political Kryptonite’

Dear Editor,As a lifelong West Virginia democratic voter, I am very concerned about the decline of the democratic support at the state and local level...

June 7th, 2021 |  


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