NEWS


Handmade Holiday Treasures craft show set

Handmade Holiday Treasures craft show set

POINT PLEASANT — Mason County is full of talented crafters and artists and this weekend individuals will have the opportunity to purchase unique...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Stewart inducted into hall of fame

Stewart inducted into hall of fame

OHIO VALLEY — Over the weekend, a well-known member of the music community on both sides of “the river” was inducted into the West V...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Free concert offered by acclaimed saxophonist

GALLIPOLIS — Japanese saxophonist Misato Hanawa and her pianist Naoko Mizugaki will perform at the historic Ariel Opera House on October 27, 201...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Holzer Wound Care Center opens

Holzer Wound Care Center opens

GALLIPOLIS — Holzer Health System supporters and guests attended the opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the system’s new Holzer Wound ...

October 21st, 2019 updated: October 21st, 2019. |  


Prevention coalition updates

Prevention coalition updates

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Prevention Coalition met on Tuesday afternoon with special visitors in attendance discussing the current Stude...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Town of Mason curtails excess spending

Town of Mason curtails excess spending

MASON — Members of the Mason Town Council have vowed to curtail excess spending in an effort to not exceed income during the present fiscal year...

October 18th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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GAHS lands 12 on All-OVC

Rio women finish 22nd at Western Shootout

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The University of Rio Grande women’s bowling program posted a 22nd place finish in the Columbia 300 Western Shootout,...

October 23rd, 2019 |  


Black Knights advance to finals

Black Knights advance to finals

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — It’s different in the postseason.After posting a 7-2 win three days earlier in the regular season finale, the Poin...

October 23rd, 2019 |  


Lady Falcons soar past Ravenswood

Lady Falcons soar past Ravenswood

MASON, W.Va. — Sending the regular season out in style.The Wahama volleyball team ended its regular season with a straight games victory over no...

October 23rd, 2019 |  


OVP lands 12 district golfers

OVP lands 12 district golfers

The Ohio Valley Publishing area had a dozen people chosen to the Southeast Ohio District Golf Coaches Association teams, as voted on by the coaches wi...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


Lady Eagles win D-3 district title

Lady Eagles win D-3 district title

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Eastern produced seven of the eight local regional qualifiers and one team title on Saturday at the 2019 Division III Southea...

October 22nd, 2019 |  


LIFE


OVBC announces cash dividend

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio― On Oct. 15, Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.21 per common share payabl...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Flu season arrives

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Gallia County Chamber of Commerce and Fruth Pharmacy announce a partnership to benefit area employers and their empl...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Managing winter heating costs

Columbia Gas is encouraging customers to prepare for the upcoming winter heating season by taking control of their home energy costs. Assistance is av...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Writers Guild hosts guests

Writers Guild hosts guests

The Point Pleasant Writers Guild had not one, but three guest speakers at its last meeting, Melecio P. Simon, Jr., also known as Dr. Mel, Mea Enrico o...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Livestock report

GALLIPOLIS — The latest livestock report as submitted by United Producers, Inc., 357 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, Ohio, 740-446-9696.Date of Sale: ...

October 11th, 2019 |  


PPYFL scores, schedule

PPYFL scores, schedule

The latest scores from the Point Pleasant Youth Football Leage:FLAG Games K-2nd grade- Patriots Red 36 vs Beale Bengals 12- Patriots Blue 6 vs Ashton ...

October 11th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Good to the last bad drop
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Grandparents are not cool?
Love doesn’t hurt

Love doesn’t hurt

Have you ever witnessed a dog that has had a traumatic past? Or one that has not been exposed to human kindness and love? Many time’s when one e...

October 21st, 2019 |  


‘There is no right or wrong way to feel’

‘There is no right or wrong way to feel’

From the moment my doctor said I needed a biopsy I became detached. I felt like an observer. I noted the information and scheduled for the procedure l...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Search the Scriptures: ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ revisited

Search the Scriptures: ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ revisited

It turns out that “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” may be a rather optimistic take on the human condition.Rather than acknowledging the ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


When we do things by The Book

When we do things by The Book

One of the exciting prospects of studying God’s Word is discovery. I often approach Bible study with the prayer, “Lord, what will you let ...

October 17th, 2019 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Never give up

God’s Kids Korner: Never give up

Can you remember a time when you wanted something? I mean REALLY wanted something so much that you thought you could not live without it? It might hav...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Cross Words: God still requires acceptable worship

Cross Words: God still requires acceptable worship

The book of Leviticus is a challenging read. It’s a detailed history describing the priesthood, offerings, sacrifices, and other laws given by G...

October 17th, 2019 |  


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