NEWS


Casting for the ‘Big Cat’

Casting for the ‘Big Cat’

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Catfish anglers from several states traveled to the Ohio & Kanawha Rivers at Gallipolis, Ohio last weekend for a King Kat...

May 14th, 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....

May 14th, 2021 |  


Report: Drug executive emails mocked Appalachians

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Emails to and from a drug company executive presented at a landmark West Virginia trial against three large opioid dist...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Manchin courtship: WVa senator joins Jill Biden at clinic

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The White House’s courtship of U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin continued Thursday as the moderate Democrat joined first lad...

May 13th, 2021 |  


3 new cases reported in area …. Latest stats from Meigs, Mason, Gallia

3 new cases reported in area …. Latest stats from Meigs, Mason, Gallia

OHIO VALLEY — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reported three additional cases of COVID-19 in Mason County on T...

May 13th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


1:15 am |    
Blue Angels 2nd at OVC meet
Locals land 4 on girls state teams

Locals land 4 on girls state teams

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Wahama landed two selections and Hannan garnered one honoree on the Class A squads, while Point Pleasant came away with a si...

May 14th, 2021 updated: May 17th, 2021. |  


Peebles tops Lady Tornadoes, 14-4

Peebles tops Lady Tornadoes, 14-4

In the end, it was just too much at the start. Host Peebles built leads of 3-0, 9-1 and 13-4 through each of the first three frames and eventually wra...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Raiders roll past Fed Hock, 5-0

A fitting farewell. River Valley senior Chase Barber struck out 12 and allowed one walk while no-hitting visiting Federal Hocking on Thursday during a...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Lady Falcons soar past Point, 7-1

Lady Falcons soar past Point, 7-1

Perfect through 10. The Wahama softball team improved to 10-0 with a 7-1 victory over non-conference guest Point Pleasant on Wednesday in Hartford. Th...

May 13th, 2021 updated: May 13th, 2021. |  


White Falcons outlast Charleston Catholic, 10-8

Finally, some good fortunes … and against the Irish no less. Wahama snapped a 3-game losing skid on Wednesday night with a wire-to-wire 10-8 vic...

May 13th, 2021 |  


LIFE


2:54 pm |    
Nowlin earns doctorate
2:40 pm |    
Coloring contest winners
Coloring contest winners

Coloring contest winners

POINT PLEASANT — Babies ‘N Beyond Children’s Consignment recently awarded prizes to the winners of their first free coloring contest...

April 30th, 2021 |  


Mason Co. CEOS back in business

The Mason County Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) met for the first time in over a year on April 13, at the Faith Gospel Church in Gallip...

April 23rd, 2021 |  


Writers Guild contemplates the fate of Cinderella

POINT PLEASANT — In the days before radio, movies and television, stories of fair damsels in distress being rescued by Knights in Shining Armor,...

April 19th, 2021 |  


Pediatric Fund sponsors

Pediatric Fund sponsors

The Earl Neff Pediatric Fund at Holzer Health System continues to be supported by area businesses and organizations.The Pediatric Fund, in existence f...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Wahama honor roll

The following Wahama Junior/Senior High School students were placed on the honor roll for the third nine weeks, according to Principal Melissa VanMete...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


God’s Kids Korner: Through life’s maze

God’s Kids Korner: Through life’s maze

Do you like working puzzles? I do, and I especially enjoy solving a type of puzzle called a maze. You may have worked a maze yourself at school or in ...

May 13th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: ‘Ask, and it will be given to you…’

A Hunger for More: ‘Ask, and it will be given to you…’

We have just held the National Day of Prayer observance across the country including our own in Gallia County. While I was not able to physically part...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: How should we pray?

Search the Scriptures: How should we pray?

Have you ever wondered about the right way to pray? Or whether there was a wrong way to pray?As one surveys the world, one observes that there are a m...

May 6th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

God’s Kids Korner: Happy Mother’s Day!

I am sure that all of you know that it is Mother’s Day this coming Sunday. You will probably give your mother a card or a present. Someplace on ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Preachers bear a heavy load

Preachers bear a heavy load

When preachers have a message to deliver, it involves more of a load on the preacher than church goers consider. Prophet Malachi referred to as “...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: A theology of marriage

Cross Words: A theology of marriage

A girl in a white dress walks down the aisle. Beautiful music plays in the background. A man, beaming with excitement, awaits her on the other side. T...

May 6th, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA