NEWS


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School choirs to perform
CNA graduating class celebrated

CNA graduating class celebrated

POINT PLEASANT — Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (PVNRC) and Mountain State Educational Services recently celebrated their sec...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Is it enough?

Is it enough?

The Christian testimony is a critical facet of the Church stated and exemplified by the individual members of the Church. Generally explained, the tes...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Commissioners approve FD assistance

Commissioners approve FD assistance

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Commissioners voted to assist the New Haven Fire Department for furnace replacement during their meeting on Tu...

December 4th, 2019 |  


Gingerbread decorating begins

Gingerbread decorating begins

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Career Center’s culinary students are in the process of creating their gingerbread structures for the ho...

December 4th, 2019 |  


Biblical floats to be featured in parades

Biblical floats to be featured in parades

BEND AREA — Eleven churches will come together to make sure those attending parades in the Bend Area on Saturday remember the true meaning of Ch...

December 4th, 2019 |  


Ceremony to remember Pearl Harbor

Ceremony to remember Pearl Harbor

MASON — A ceremony remembering Pearl Harbor will be held Saturday at the levee of the Stewart-Johnson V.F.W./Lottie Jenks Memorial Park in Mason...

December 4th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Tornadoes turn back Waterford, 56-40

Tornadoes turn back Waterford, 56-40

RACINE, Ohio — A second half surge for win No. 1.The Southern boys basketball team went into halftime of Friday’s Tri-Valley Conference Ho...

December 7th, 2019 |  


South Gallia tops Lady Tornadoes, 50-39

South Gallia tops Lady Tornadoes, 50-39

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — The longer the game went, the stronger the Lady Rebels became.The South Gallia girls basketball team trailed Tri-Valley Conf...

December 6th, 2019 |  


Eastern’s Dishong signs with Rio track and field

Eastern’s Dishong signs with Rio track and field

Eastern senior Mason Dishong, seated second from right, will be continuing his track and field career after signing with Rio Grande on Thursday, Dec. ...

December 6th, 2019 |  


Buckeyes roll past Southern, 51-39

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — It was practically over after it started.Host Nelsonville-York made an 18-2 first quarter run and never looked back on Tuesd...

December 5th, 2019 |  


2019 All-Ohio football teams

2019 All-Ohio football teams

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association has released its 2019 All-Ohio football teams, featuring eight players from Meigs Coun...

December 5th, 2019 |  


LIFE


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Mason PD accepts AAA award
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Minor League Champions
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Haer Bears 4-H Club news

Royalty collecting for animal shelter

POINT PLEASANT — One local royalty group is taking it upon themselves this holiday season to collect donations for the Mason County Animal Shelt...

December 3rd, 2019 |  


From the archives: Leon Farm Women’s Club

From the archives of the Leon Farm Women’s Club, the late Anna Lee Douglas wrote the history of her membership in the Farm Women’s Club, l...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Camp Conley CEOS news

On Oct. 15 the Camp Conley CEOS Club members met at the Church of God Ministry Center for their monthly meeting. Mary Artis served refreshments to Dar...

December 2nd, 2019 |  


Leon CEOS discuss events

LEON — Leon Community Education Outreach Service (CEOS) president, Helen Lyons, gave advice on “creating a festive atmosphere” at th...

November 29th, 2019 |  


Pleasant CEOS Club news

The Pleasant Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) met at the home of Catherine Yauger on Nov. 14. The hostess served a Thanksgiving dinner.To...

November 25th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Dear Editor: We can protect everyone

A Hunger for More: God has blessed you

A Hunger for More: God has blessed you

It’s an odd time of year. Officially, as we head into the holiday season, we have high expectations for good feelings that somehow are supposed ...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Cross Words: Jesus understands temptation

Cross Words: Jesus understands temptation

Christmas is a time to celebrate the coming of God into our world. Theologians call it the incarnation. It’s a fancy word representing both the ...

December 5th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Love came down at Christmas

God’s Kids Korner: Love came down at Christmas

This Sunday is the second Sunday of Advent. Remember from last week, we talked about Advent being the weeks before Christmas when we prepare ourselves...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Butler on proposed ‘Fairness Act’

Butler on proposed ‘Fairness Act’

Early this week I learned about a meeting that concerns me greatly. It should concern all West Virginians because it was advocating for a new law that...

December 4th, 2019 |  


Declining NAEP test score confirms need for education reform

Declining NAEP test score confirms need for education reform

In my experience, when people preface a statement with, “I’m not making excuses, but…,” you can safely bet they’re about...

December 4th, 2019 |  


Fear is our issue

Fear is our issue

I can remember from an early age wondering why people were afraid of so many things. Most of the things they seemed afraid of, being unpopular, being ...

December 4th, 2019 |  


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