NEWS


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Snow event hits region
National, state, county candidates file

National, state, county candidates file

POINT PLEASANT — The first week of filing for the 2022 Primary Election has finished out with a number of national, state and county candidates ...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Mason County Memories… The Mother-of-All-Floods

Mason County Memories… The Mother-of-All-Floods

We are no strangers in Mason County to floods. Point Pleasant may not have closed its floodwall since 1997, but it seems that every year, there are a ...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Mason County Sheriff’s Office ‘Year in Review’

Mason County Sheriff’s Office ‘Year in Review’

With a year of my first term completed, I remain grateful for the opportunity to serve you as your Mason County Sheriff. Even though 2021 came with ma...

January 14th, 2022 updated: January 14th, 2022. |  


4 deaths, 196 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

4 deaths, 196 new COVID cases… Latest stats for Meigs, Gallia, Mason

OHIO VALLEY — Since yesterday’s update, there were four additional deaths associated with COVID-19, as well as 196 new COVID-19 cases, rep...

January 14th, 2022 |  


Shelter Pets (Trio) of the Week

Shelter Pets (Trio) of the Week

A sweet nine-month-old sibling trio of kittens — Cuddles, Princess and Smokey — are this week’s Shelter Pets of the Week, available ...

January 14th, 2022 |  


This Week in West Virginia History

This Week in West Virginia History

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at ...

January 14th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Lady Rebels rip Athens, 59-34

THE PLAINS, Ohio — It was practically over before it started.The South Gallia girls basketball team hit five first half trifectas and built a si...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Southern falls to Red Devilettes, 58-45

RACINE, Ohio — The Southern girls basketball team fell at home 58-45 Saturday afternoon to the Ravenswood Lady Devils.The Lady Tornadoes (3-12) ...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Rebels roll past Belpre, 59-48

Rebels roll past Belpre, 59-48

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — After trying to get in the door for a little over three years, senior Brayden Hammond wasted no time breaking into the club....

January 16th, 2022 |  


Eagles get first win of season

Eagles get first win of season

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — Thirty straight decisions and 695 days.That is how long it has been since the Eastern boys basketball team won a game.The...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Kole Carter named new GAHS football coach

Kole Carter named new GAHS football coach

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Kole Carter was unanimously approved to be the next head varsity football coach at Gallia Academy High School on Thursday nig...

January 14th, 2022 |  


LIFE


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PPIS gives back
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 |  


Healthy Grand Familes receive ‘lovepacks’

Healthy Grand Familes receive ‘lovepacks’

The Mason County Healthy Grand Family’s program was recently the recipient of 170 “LovePacks” for children being raised by grandpare...

December 13th, 2021 |  


OPINION


God’s opinion matters most

God’s opinion matters most

Opinions gauge what we think. It is reflected in politics. It is reflected in manufacturing. So is TV and radio. People seem gratified to have opportu...

January 13th, 2022 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Just what the doctor ordered

God’s Kids Korner: Just what the doctor ordered

We often hear someone say, “That was just what the doctor ordered.” What do they mean? They usually mean that something happened which was...

January 13th, 2022 |  


Meigs Health Matters… National Blood Donor Month

Meigs Health Matters… National Blood Donor Month

January is National Blood Donor Month. It is a time to commend the lifesaving impact of blood and platelet donors. Blood donation is a voluntary proce...

January 7th, 2022 |  


Looking back, looking forward

Looking back, looking forward

Several times last weekend we heard people discussing everything they hated about 2021 and what hopeful things they are anticipating about 2022.It app...

January 7th, 2022 |  


Come the new year, thoughts of the end

Come the new year, thoughts of the end

Thirty years ago, I turned 40 and handled it without a scintilla of trepidation. There was a big surprise party for me, organized by my wife at the ti...

January 7th, 2022 updated: January 7th, 2022. |  


God’s Kids Korner: Is Christmas over?

God’s Kids Korner: Is Christmas over?

It has been more than a week since we were celebrating, opening gifts, and eating a huge Christmas dinner. What is left of the Christmas celebration? ...

January 6th, 2022 |  


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