NEWS


1:51 pm |    
Point welcomes ‘Remedi’
Laparoscopic hysterectomy… Excellent results, faster recovery, and less pain

Laparoscopic hysterectomy… Excellent results, faster recovery, and less pain

For women, a hysterectomy is one of the most common types of surgeries they may have to consider in their lives. Used to treat a number of health cond...

January 26th, 2022 |  


Primary Filing update

Primary Filing update

POINT PLEASANT — As the filing period moves into the final week for the May 2022 primary election, more candidates are entering national, state ...

January 25th, 2022 updated: January 25th, 2022. |  


Filing period ends Saturday in New Haven

Filing period ends Saturday in New Haven

NEW HAVEN — With only a few days remaining in the filing period, one lone candidate has announced her intentions for the Town of New Haven munic...

January 25th, 2022 |  


3 deaths, 97 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

3 deaths, 97 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since Friday’s update, there were three additional deaths, as well as 97 new COVID-19 cases, reported in the Ohio Valley Pub...

January 25th, 2022 |  


449 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

449 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since Friday’s update, there were 449 new COVID-19 cases reported in the Ohio Valley Publishing area on Monday.In Gallia Cou...

January 24th, 2022 |  


3rd WVa corrections officer dies of COVID-19

3rd WVa corrections officer dies of COVID-19

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An officer at a West Virginia women’s prison has became the third corrections employee to die from the coronaviru...

January 24th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Saint Albans downs Lady Falcons, 45-22

Saint Albans downs Lady Falcons, 45-22

MASON, W.Va. — The Lady Dragons were not slain on this night.The Wahama girls basketball team dropped a home game to the tune of 45-22 Thursday ...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Marauders win at Crooksville, 76-36

CROOKSVILLE, Ohio — The Meigs boys basketball team picked up a 76-36 road win Thursday evening against the Crooksville Ceramics.The Marauders (8...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Lady Tornadoes fall to Belpre, 43-37

BELPRE, Ohio — The Southern girls basketball team fell 43-37 on the road Thursday evening to the Belpre Lady Eagles in a Tri-Valley Conference H...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Blue Devils avenge Ironton, 63-58

Blue Devils avenge Ironton, 63-58

CENTENARY, Ohio — Four quarters of fending off Tigers, with an exclamation point at the end.Visiting Ironton rallied back from a 16-point first ...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Ironton sweeps Blue Angels, 47-31

CENTENARY, Ohio — The Lady Tigers simply had better balance.Visiting Ironton had two players pour in double digits and had eight total reach the...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Waterford cruises past Lady Tornadoes, 58-26

RACINE, Ohio — Simply too much firepower to overcome.Visiting Waterford scored 20 points in each of the first two quarters and ultimately cruise...

January 27th, 2022 |  


LIFE


4:44 pm |    
PPIS gives back
Felman donates to local organizations

Felman donates to local organizations

NEW HAVEN — Recently, Felman Productions, a New Haven-based metallurgy manufacturing company led by Mordechai Korf and Uriel Laber, employing do...

December 27th, 2021 |  


PPPS Student Leaders

PPPS Student Leaders

Point Pleasant Primary School’s Student Leaders for the second nine weeks are pictured with their principal, Vickie Workman: Kaylee German, Mady...

December 21st, 2021 |  


Community donates gifts for teens

Community donates gifts for teens

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Career Center’s National Technical Honor Society’s (NTHS) recent “Christmas for Teens”...

December 21st, 2021 |  


Community Supports Toys for Kids

Community Supports Toys for Kids

POINT PLEASANT — Toys for Kids has seen an outpouring of community support recently with various organizations, businesses, and individuals dona...

December 20th, 2021 |  


Point Pleasant Writers Guild celebrates the season

Point Pleasant Writers Guild celebrates the season

With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas before us, members of the Point Pleasant Writers Guild found time to squeeze eating in while meeting on two ...

December 14th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Asking for feedback on internet access

Asking for feedback on internet access

As we begin 2022, I wanted to share with you a key priority of mine in the U.S. Senate, and also, ask for your help.Access to fast, reliable, and affo...

January 26th, 2022 |  


Glimpses of America, 1957

Glimpses of America, 1957

A couple of years ago, one of my sweet and gentle readers, Mary Crider, gave me a large stack of my favorite childhood magazine, Sports Illustrated, m...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Review: Week Two in the Legislature

Review: Week Two in the Legislature

The second week of the 2022 regular legislative session is already in the books!This week I spent much time working on several pieces of legislation w...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Grow a few vegetables indoors this winter

Grow a few vegetables indoors this winter

Limited outdoor growing space or cold winters may have you missing fresh homegrown vegetables. Make this the winter you try growing a few vegetables i...

January 21st, 2022 |  


A former student scores again

A former student scores again

Until the death of the president of Training, Solutions, Inc. in 2020 and the closing of the company, for decades I frequently taught courses in creat...

January 21st, 2022 |  


Search the Scriptures: A good sermon

Search the Scriptures: A good sermon

What makes a sermon good?Seeing as how sermons constitute such a large percentage of our periods of worship, at least in regards to time, it seems sen...

January 20th, 2022 |  


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