NEWS


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The role of bee inspectors
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Miss 4-H royalty crowned

Covered by Love to perform at Mayor’s Night

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Covered by Love will be performing at Riverfront Park in Point Pleasant on Friday night for the weekly Mayor’s Nig...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


‘Babydog’ vaccination sweepstakes winners announced

MORGANTOWN — A WVU nurse is the latest millionaire in the “Do it for Babydog: Save a life, Change your life” Vaccination Sweepstakes...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Tractor Parade scheduled for Saturday

Tractor Parade scheduled for Saturday

POINT PLEASANT — The West Virginia State Farm Museum will be hosting the annual tractor parade and show on Saturday.Registration for the parade ...

July 21st, 2021 |  


Delta variant identified in Gallia County

OHIO VALLEY — The COVID-19 “Delta variant” has been identified in Gallia County, according to a statement from the Gallia County Hea...

July 21st, 2021 |  


A piece of history

A piece of history

PORTLAND, OHIO — The Civil War came to Ohio in July 1863. While the state had provided numerous troops, they had not been called on to fight in ...

July 21st, 2021 updated: July 22nd, 2021. |  


Doeffinger headlines ‘Hot Summer Nights’

Doeffinger headlines ‘Hot Summer Nights’

GALLIPOLIS — This week’s featured performer for the French Art Colony’s Hot Summer Nights concert series is local performer Paul Doe...

July 21st, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Herd picked to win C-USA East Division

Herd picked to win C-USA East Division

DALLAS, Texas — A rematch in the making?If a preseason media poll is any indication, the Marshall football team will have its chance for revenge...

July 20th, 2021 |  


Meigs Post 39 pummels Glouster, 11-1

Meigs Post 39 pummels Glouster, 11-1

LANCASTER, Ohio — The start to the postseason couldn’t have gone much better.The Meigs Post 39 American Legion baseball team opened the di...

July 19th, 2021 |  


OVP Prep Football Schedules

Gallia Academy Blue DevilsAug. 20vs. Meigs7 p.m.Aug. 27at Athens7 p.m.Sept. 3at Point Pleasant7 p.m.Sept. 10vs. Chesapeake7 p.m.Sept. 17vs. Portsmouth...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Team Trippitt won the Point Pleasant Youth League Baseball Coach Pitch championship after entering the end of season tournament as the number 4-seed, ...

July 16th, 2021 |  


The Point Pleasant 10-and-under baseball team won the Middleport Youth League pee wee championship this summer after going undefeated throughout the s...

July 16th, 2021 |  


Post 39 blanks Glouster, 6-0

Post 39 blanks Glouster, 6-0

GLOUSTER, Ohio — A four-pitcher gem, and a fourth straight win.The Meigs Post 39 baseball team won its fourth consecutive game on Thursday in At...

July 16th, 2021 updated: July 16th, 2021. |  


LIFE


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Browning earns Black Belt
Supporting local military personnel

Supporting local military personnel

Beau Sang’s State Farm Insurance recently held a competition among staff with the winner receiving a $500 donation to the charity of their choic...

July 6th, 2021 |  


Browning earns Black Belt

Browning earns Black Belt

The Point Pleasant branch school of S.H. Kang’s Taekwondo Academy recently acknowledged a new Black Belt in the association’s 204th Promot...

July 6th, 2021 |  


College News and Notes

Marshall University announces spring President’s ListHUNTINGTON — Marshall University recently announced it’s Spring 2021 President&...

June 18th, 2021 |  


PPHS Class of 1970 reunion

PPHS Class of 1970 reunion

Members of the Point Pleasant High School Class of 1970 held their delayed 50th class reunion at the Point Pleasant American Legion on Saturday. Pictu...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Marshall names National Society of ACTA Scholars

HUNTINGTON — Marshall University’s John Deaver Drinko Academy for American Political Institutions and Civic Culture has announced its 2021...

June 9th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Search the Scriptures: Of Pharisees and the law

Search the Scriptures: Of Pharisees and the law

Jesus was frequently critical of the Pharisees, and it was with members of the Pharisaical party that He seemingly had the most interpersonal clashes....

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Reader shares thoughts on COVID-19 vaccine

Dear Editor,To the (unvaccinated) people of Gallia County, workers, travelers and patients who come to Gallia County:Please GET YOUR COVID-19 VACCINE!...

July 16th, 2021 |  


His amazing grace

His amazing grace

Ever wonder why some endeavors, no matter how straight a path you walk, seem doomed to failure? You’ve done and said the right things, gone abou...

July 15th, 2021 |  


Watch your language!

Watch your language!

It is disappointing to hear the incessant barrage of irresponsible speech. Even the people of the church have forgotten what the principles of Godly s...

July 15th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Jesus feeds the five thousand

God’s Kids Korner: Jesus feeds the five thousand

I’m going to briefly tell you this Bible story, but you really need to hear the whole story to understand it. Ask someone to read it to you from...

July 15th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: Calling on His Name

Search the Scriptures: Calling on His Name

The prophet of Joel famously prophesied, “And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved (Joel 2:32).&...

July 15th, 2021 |  


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