NEWS


Schools donate PPE to local hospital

Schools donate PPE to local hospital

POINT PLEASANT — Several Mason County Schools recently donated supplies to Pleasant Valley Hospital to help combat personal protective equipment...

March 30th, 2020 updated: March 30th, 2020. |  


Positivity through the pandemic

Positivity through the pandemic

MIDDLEPORT — Though times right now may feel dark and unanswered questions of the future may linger, several people and organizations have been ...

March 30th, 2020 |  


Holzer requests homemade masks

Holzer requests homemade masks

GALLIPOLIS — Holzer Health System would like to ask for community assistance with handmade masks to be utilized by non-patient facing staff.R...

March 30th, 2020 updated: March 31st, 2020. |  


King Kat tournament still slated for May 9

King Kat tournament still slated for May 9

GALLIPOLIS — Catfish anglers from several states will travel to Gallipolis to the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers for a King Kat Tournament Trail event ...

March 28th, 2020 |  


Banks helping customers during COVID-19 pandemic

MEIGS COUNTY — Local banks are stepping up to help their customers during the COVID-19 pandemic.Farmers Bank President Paul Reed and Chief Finan...

March 28th, 2020 |  


Mason County now at three confirmed coronavirus cases

Mason County now at three confirmed coronavirus cases

OHIO VALLEY — Mason County now has three confirmed COVID-19 coronavirus cases.On Friday, the Mason County Commission was notified by the West Vi...

March 27th, 2020 updated: March 28th, 2020. |  


SPORTS


Lacy wins Mary Ostrowski Award

Lacy wins Mary Ostrowski Award

George Washington’s Kalissa Lacy revels in the process and finds enjoyment in the effort she puts into improving her game at the gym year-round....

March 30th, 2020 |  


Howell signs with Rio Grande basketball

Howell signs with Rio Grande basketball

South Gallia senior Amaya Howell, seated center, will be continuing her basketball career after signing with the University of Rio Grande on Tuesday, ...

March 27th, 2020 |  


Nitro’s Goins leads Class AA girls basketball teams

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – In a 2019-20 season surrounded by uncertainty and unprecedented circumstances, it was a pair of unstoppable individual star...

March 27th, 2020 |  


Adkins heads Class A girls basketball teams

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Huntington St. Joe’s 5-foot-7 senior guard Bailee Adkins could have displayed her considerable scoring talent across ...

March 27th, 2020 |  


OHSAA winter tournaments move from postponed to cancelled

OHSAA winter tournaments move from postponed to cancelled

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio High School Athletic Association announced Thursday that the winter sports tournaments of wrestling, basketball and ic...

March 27th, 2020 |  


Rio represented on RSC Scholar-Athlete lists

RSC Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete team includes five from Rio GrandeMIDDLETOWN, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande has placed five p...

March 25th, 2020 |  


LIFE


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Special delivery

Mason County Schools representatives recently dropped off leftover meal bags for children of City of Point Pleasant employees. Pictured from left are,...

March 23rd, 2020 |  


Mason County CEOS meet

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) met at the Courthouse Annex on March 10 with the Pleasant CEOS C...

March 20th, 2020 |  


Gallia Chamber supporting member businesses… Providing website resource for updates

The Gallia County Chamber of Commerce is concerned and saddened by the effects of recent changes required for businesses. In an effort to support its ...

March 18th, 2020 |  


Writers’ Guild members share pet peeves

POINT PLEASANT — At a recent meeting of the Point Pleasant Writers’ Guild, members shared each other’s pet peeves and noted which on...

March 17th, 2020 |  


‘Meet the Candidate’ canceled

POINT PLEASANT — To help prevent the potential spread of illness, the Mason County Democratic Women’s Organization is canceling the Meet t...

March 16th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Getting creative with confinement
Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, VI

Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, VI

The story of Esther unfolds in a kingdom—the Persian Empire of King Ahasuerus. And as followers of Christ, we exist for a King and His eternal K...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Ask good questions

Ask good questions

I tend to think that if I had the privilege of attending presidential news briefings, I would prepare myself to ask meaningful questions. But, from wh...

March 26th, 2020 |  


A Hunger for More: God will take care of you

A Hunger for More: God will take care of you

You may feel powerless right now in the face of the pandemic and impact that it has had socially and economically upon you and our society. You may fe...

March 26th, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Jesus and His friend Lazarus

God’s Kids Korner: Jesus and His friend Lazarus

Do you have a best friend? When I was young, I had a best friend named Cindy. She later moved away, but we had lots of fun together before that. Today...

March 26th, 2020 |  


Living in interesting times

Living in interesting times

There is an old curse which is, ironically, attributed to the Chinese. “ May you live in interesting times.” It can also be used as a posi...

March 25th, 2020 |  


Protecting Your Wallet in the World of COVID-19

Protecting Your Wallet in the World of COVID-19

Over the last month, our office has assessed all of its responsibilities so that it can work with consumers and our partners in state government to en...

March 25th, 2020 |  


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