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Celebrating homecoming at PPHS
Wahama royalty

Wahama royalty

Wahama Junior/Senior High School recognized its homecoming court during halftime activities Friday night. Adrianna Stewart, daughter of Rocky and Jess...

October 14th, 2019 updated: October 14th, 2019. |  


Celebrating Wahama Homecoming

Celebrating Wahama Homecoming

The Wahama Homecoming parade was held Thursday evening through the towns of New Haven and Mason. Pictured are some of the football players and coaches...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Rio closes Lyne Center, report of carbon monoxide

Rio closes Lyne Center, report of carbon monoxide

RIO GRANDE — The Rio Grande Fire Department reported to an emergency call around 11 a.m. at the Lyne Center of the Rio Grande Community College ...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Program to engage students, families, employers

CHARLESTON — West Virginia business leaders are stepping up to support WV Ready Graduate, a statewide program that prepares high school students...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Farm festivities in Gallia

Farm festivities in Gallia

Workers work beneath the sorghum demonstration barn on the Bob Evans Farm during the 49th annual Bob Evans Farm Festival which began on Friday and con...

October 12th, 2019 |  


October is National Dwarfism Awareness month

October is National Dwarfism Awareness month

POINT PLEASANT — Recently, the Mason County Commission signed a proclamation recognizing October as National Dwarfism Awareness month.Ashley Cos...

October 11th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Blue Angels ousted by Warren, 3-1

VINCENT, Ohio — A second season in the books.The Gallia Academy girls soccer team — co-champion of the Ohio Valley Conference — had ...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Lady Knights win 20th match, sweep OVCS

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Nothing dirty about this dozen.The Point Pleasant volleyball team was down 1-0 in the opening game, then never trailed t...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Rio’s Gioffre earns all-tourney honor

McDERMOTT, Ohio — University of Rio Grande senior Rafaella Gioffre shot a 12-over par 84 on Tuesday to record a second place finish individually...

October 16th, 2019 |  


Rio men take 6th place in fall finale

McDERMOTT, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande men’s golf team closed out its fall schedule on Tuesday with a sixth place finish in the Ro...

October 16th, 2019 |  


RedStorm women cruise past Brescia

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Finally, the University of Rio Grande women’s soccer team found a way to finish.The RedStorm scored four second half goal...

October 16th, 2019 |  


LIFE


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PPYFL scores, schedule

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 |  


Leon Luckies celebrate ‘National 4-H Week’

Leon Luckies celebrate ‘National 4-H Week’

The Leon Luckies kicked off National 4-H Week, which is from Oct. 6-12, by presenting all Leon Elementary students in grades kindergarten-sixth grades...

October 9th, 2019 |  


Gallia Legislative Town Hall

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Chamber of Commerce, along with Holzer Medical Center, will host the 2019 Gallia County Chamber Legislative Town ...

October 9th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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 |  


A Hunger for More: Spirituality is a practical affair

A Hunger for More: Spirituality is a practical affair

Spirituality is a practical affair. Does that sound like a strange statement? Often, when talking about spiritual things with people, someone will exp...

October 17th, 2019 |  


She was more than just a dog

She was more than just a dog

The air has turned crisp as the sun rises and sets each day, and my yard is filled with leaves from a gigantic maple tree that stands behind my house,...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Breasts and a need to know

Breasts and a need to know

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I know the stories of survivors of this disease as well as the stories of several women who did not live. An...

October 15th, 2019 |  


Hostas are problem-solvers for shade

Hostas are problem-solvers for shade

Hosta is a perennial foliage plant so well known and widely planted that many gardeners take it for granted. There are over 3000 named varieties, all ...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Kids still say the darndest things

Kids still say the darndest things

Most homes in the 1950s and 1960s only had one television. Ours sat in the corner of the living room where the afternoon sun wouldn’t cause a gl...

October 14th, 2019 |  


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