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PPHS receives ‘Safe Sports School’ award

PPHS receives ‘Safe Sports School’ award

POINT PLEASANT — Point Pleasant High School (PPHS) is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Safe Sports Scho...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Local students nearing fundraising goal

Local students nearing fundraising goal

POINT PLEASANT — Students at the Mason County Career Center (MCCC) have been working hard since November to reach their food drive fundraising g...

December 10th, 2018 |  


PVH awarded Joint Commission accreditation for New Swing Bed Program

PVH awarded Joint Commission accreditation for New Swing Bed Program

POINT PLEASANT — Pleasant Valley Hospital announced it received accreditation from The Joint Commission to add a swing bed post-acute rehabilita...

December 10th, 2018 updated: December 10th, 2018. |  


Remembering the ‘Reason for the Season’

Remembering the ‘Reason for the Season’

BEND AREA — What a difference a week makes.After the town leadership in both New Haven and Mason decided to postpone Christmas parades from Dec....

December 10th, 2018 |  


Bend Area Christmas Parades

Bend Area Christmas Parades

Ornaments, candy canes, cookies, stockings and stuffed animals were all gifts from Santa at the Mason Town Hall following the Christmas parades in the...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Farm museum lights open now until Dec.16

Farm museum lights open now until Dec.16

POINT PLEASANT — Local residents and those from surrounding areas will now be able to enjoy a festive night out at a country styled winter wonde...

December 7th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


3:10 pm |    
Raiders top Point, 53-40

Eagles roll past South Gallia, 60-47

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — Wrong sport, but it was still a big run up the middle.The Eastern boys basketball team used a 34-18 surge in the second a...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Lady Spartans knock off Meigs, 56-38

Lady Spartans knock off Meigs, 56-38

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — More than just a bruised ego.Visiting Alexander matched a physical style of play with a 17-6 third quarter surge that all bu...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Rebels 3rd at Paul Blazer meet

ASHLAND, Ky. — Good things come in threes.The South Gallia wrestling program came away three individual champions and third place overall on Sat...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Lady Hornets sting Gallia Academy, 58-28

COAL GROVE, Ohio — A case of the Mondays.The Gallia Academy girls basketball team suffered its third straight setback on Monday in Lawrence Coun...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Wahama wallops Lady Tornadoes, 64-28

Wahama wallops Lady Tornadoes, 64-28

RACINE, Ohio — Once the Lady Falcons broke through, there was no slowing them down.Visiting Wahama broke the scoreless tie 2:52 into Monday̵...

December 11th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Ribbon cutting for new Dollar General

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General’s newest store at 7809 Ripley Road in Point Pleasant is now open.Dollar General will celebrate the ...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Swain named to NSBA Leadership Council

GALLIPOLIS — Scott Swain, TCS Forestry, Gallipolis, was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council.NSBA...

December 12th, 2018 |  


Students at PPPS participate in ‘Colonial Days’ activities

Students at PPPS participate in ‘Colonial Days’ activities

Rob Jarrell sharing some of his talents with PPPS students.Some of the staff celebrated colonial days by dressing in period clothing, including some o...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Scenes from Mason County Family Christmas

Scenes from Mason County Family Christmas

Over the weekend, the annual Mason County Family Christmas was held at the old Central Elementary School. Guests at the event were able to participate...

December 10th, 2018 |  


PPPS celebrates bus safety week

PPPS celebrates bus safety week

Point Pleasant Primary School’s staff and students recently celebrated bus safety week with a visit from two of the school’s bus driver fr...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Kapp named grand prize winner

Kapp named grand prize winner

Beth Kapp was the grand prize winner for the third annual Sugar Plum Stroll. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { margin: 0px 0px ...

December 5th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Search the Scriptures: God’s Exhortation to You

Search the Scriptures: God’s Exhortation to You

It is highly recommended, when studying the Bible, that the diligent student pays close attention to the context of any given passage, duly noting who...

December 6th, 2018 |  


A Hunger for More: Celebrating hope, joy and peace

A Hunger for More: Celebrating hope, joy and peace

The black velvet of night’s shadows swathes the little town in a quiet embrace. Occasionally, were one to simply listen, all that can be heard a...

December 6th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Our true hero

God’s Kids Korner: Our true hero

I’m sure you have thought about and seen heroes on television or in the movies. You, like me, probably think of a hero as someone who is bigger,...

December 6th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: It’s okay to not be okay

Teen testimony: It’s okay to not be okay

It’s a Tuesday night. I’m writing to you from college. It’s finals week. I can’t begin to tell you how thankful I am to know t...

December 6th, 2018 |  


The dish on missing dish tops

The dish on missing dish tops

Thanksgiving is but a faint taste of pumpkin pie. The cooking is finished, the dishes are washed, the pants are tight…three signs of culinary ac...

December 5th, 2018 |  


Reality meets perception

Reality meets perception

It seems to me that every so often we are reminded of a fairy tale by something that occurs in real life. For example, we sometimes hear of a “C...

December 5th, 2018 |  


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