NEWS


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Wellness Wednesdays
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Primary Filing update
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 |  


Gov. Justice: Hospitalizations nearing 1K

Gov. Justice: Hospitalizations nearing 1K

CHARLESTON — During Monday’s briefing, Gov. Jim Justice reported that continued spread of the Omicron variant has caused West VirginiaR...

January 24th, 2022 updated: January 24th, 2022. |  


Volunteers needed for ‘Homeless Count’

Volunteers needed for ‘Homeless Count’

POINT PLEASANT — In collaboration with the West Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness, the Mason County Homeless Shelter will be coordinating a...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Calendar of events approved by Town of Mason… Holiday activities, Music in the Park, more

Calendar of events approved by Town of Mason… Holiday activities, Music in the Park, more

MASON — A recreational events calendar for the year was established for the Town of Mason, when council members held their most recent meeting.P...

January 24th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Lady Rebels roll past Fed Hock, 61-27

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — The South Gallia girls basketball team scored a 61-27 home victory against the Federal Hocking Lady Lancers Wednesday evenin...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Dragons sweep Gallia Academy, 67-45

PROCTORVILLE, Ohio — Simply put, they weren’t as quick out of the gates.Host Fairland used a 41-21 surge in the opening quarters of each h...

January 26th, 2022 |  


LIFE


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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


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 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Lost and found

God’s Kids Korner: Lost and found

Have you ever misplaced something? Of course, you have. We have all done that, haven’t we? Perhaps we were reading a book and put it down and th...

January 20th, 2022 |  


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