NEWS


2:58 pm |    
Bringing home a fallen hero
1:43 pm
Updated: 10:56 pm. |    
Black Knights win AA track title
2:35 pm
Updated: 8:30 am. |    
WWII soldier’s long journey home
Gallipolis pool reopens, updates hours

Gallipolis pool reopens, updates hours

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis Municipal Swimming Pool has now been open for a week and will soon be changing the operating hours.After a delayed s...

June 11th, 2021 |  


History of Flag Day

Deeply embedded in our American mythos is the story of the seamstress Betsy Ross being commissioned by General George Washington to create a flag for ...

June 11th, 2021 updated: June 11th, 2021. |  


‘The Ragged Old Flag’

‘The Ragged Old Flag’

POMEROY, Ohio — A tattered American flag waved from the gazebo on the Pomeroy levee during the 2021 Memorial Day ceremonies, and Dan Arnold was ...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Livestock report

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The latest livestock report has been released by United Producers, Inc., 357 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, Ohio, 740-446-9696.Dat...

June 11th, 2021 |  


This Week in West Virginia History

This Week in West Virginia History

The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia....

June 11th, 2021 |  


Making plans for ‘Mothman’

Making plans for ‘Mothman’

After postponing last year due to the pandemic, the 20th Mothman Festival is on schedule for Sept. 18-19. “We currently plan on moving forward w...

June 10th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


11:20 pm
Updated: 11:29 pm. |    
Point outlasts Wildcats in opener, 5-4
Additional scenes from the AA meet

Additional scenes from the AA meet

Some additional scenes from the 2021 WVSSAC Class AA track and field championships held Thursday and Friday at Laidley Field on the campus of the Univ...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Black Knights win AA title

Black Knights win AA title

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There is something to be said when you are on top of the mountain in the Mountain State.The Point Pleasant boys captured the...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Lady Knights 4th in AA meet

Lady Knights 4th in AA meet

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A record-setting day … even if it didn’t go perfect.The Point Pleasant girls came away with a program-best three...

June 13th, 2021 |  


17 locals named to district softball teams

17 locals named to district softball teams

A total of 17 girls from the Ohio Valley Publishing area were named to the 2021 all-district teams on behalf of the Ohio Southeast District Softball C...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Additional scenes from the Class A championships

Additional scenes from the Class A championships

Wahama senior Joshua Frye (510) sprints toward the finish line during the Class A 400m finals event on Wednesday night at Laidley Field in Charleston,...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Wahama impacts Class A championships

Wahama impacts Class A championships

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Class A state championships are complete, and Wahama certainly made an impact.The Lady Falcons claimed 13th overall, whi...

June 11th, 2021 |  


LIFE


12:03 pm |    
PPHS Class of 1970 reunion

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 |  


Yards of the month recognized

Tu-Endie-Wei Garden Club yards of the month for May are:Ward 1: Leticia Lopez and Raphael Aguirre 519 Rear Main Street;Ward 2: Gary and Karen Rose 910...

May 14th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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 |  


The ‘OVP COVID Update’ — the end of an era

The ‘OVP COVID Update’ — the end of an era

This week marks a milestone in what has been a trying last 15 months for so many, including those of us in the world of local journalism.Friday, June ...

June 4th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: In both theory and practice

A Hunger for More: In both theory and practice

There is a difference between our culture’s idea of what it means to live life well and what the Bible says about it. For example, the Bible adm...

June 3rd, 2021 |  


Don’t stay down with the downs

Don’t stay down with the downs

The perspective our lives is often seen in terms of ups and downs. Times are that we are “up” emotionally. Things are going well. We have ...

June 3rd, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA