NEWS


West Virginia sets new targets in sluggish vaccine campaign

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice made an array of promises Wednesday to turn around the state’s lagging coronavirus...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Witness testimony continues in landmark W.Va. opioid trial

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia was the “canary in the coal mine” of the ongoing U.S. opioid epidemic, a former state health ...

May 6th, 2021 |  


7 new COVID-19 cases reported… Latest case data in Gallia, Mason, Meigs

7 new COVID-19 cases reported… Latest case data in Gallia, Mason, Meigs

OHIO VALLEY — Seven additional COVID-19 cases have been reported in Mason and Meigs counties.The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Re...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Reeling in the big one… King Kat Tournament Trail returns to Gallipolis Saturday

Reeling in the big one… King Kat Tournament Trail returns to Gallipolis Saturday

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Catfish anglers will once again descend on Gallipolis, and the Ohio and Kanawha rivers this weekend, for a King Kat Tournamen...

May 5th, 2021 |  


Black Knight Revue to return this weekend

Black Knight Revue to return this weekend

POINT PLEASANT — Nearly 14 months after canceling the 2020 Black Knight Revue due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 show will go on this weeken...

May 5th, 2021 |  


‘Distinguished Mountaineer’ celebrates 100th birthday

‘Distinguished Mountaineer’ celebrates 100th birthday

NEW HAVEN, W.Va. — It was a day of celebration in New Haven Tuesday as World War II Navy Veteran Bill McFarland marked his 100th birthday.McFarl...

May 5th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


RedStorm softball earns top seed in RSC tourney

RedStorm softball earns top seed in RSC tourney

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande will be the top seed in the 2021 River States Conference Softball Championship, which gets under...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Rio Grande to face Asbury in RSC baseball tournament

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande will be the No. 5 seed in the 2021 River States Conference Baseball Championship, which begins T...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Rio Grande athletics roundup

Rio’s Webb named RSC Player of the WeekMIDDLETOWN, Ohio — University of Rio Grande right fielder Taylor Webb racked up 14 hits in six game...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Point outlasts Blue Angels, 7-4

Point outlasts Blue Angels, 7-4

A whole lot of work went into the rally … and then it all ended up being for nothing. The Blue Angels fought back from a 4-run deficit by tying ...

May 5th, 2021 |  


OHSAA school membership dues approved by BOD

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors has approved a recommendation from OHSAA Executive Director Doug U...

May 5th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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New pastor for Church of Christ in Christian Union

New pastor for Church of Christ in Christian Union

The Church of Christ in Christian Union on Main Street in Point Pleasant recently welcomed a new pastor. Pastor Bud Clonch, and wife Shelly, pictured,...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Wahama honor roll

The following Wahama Junior/Senior High School students were placed on the honor roll for the third nine weeks, according to Principal Melissa VanMete...

April 2nd, 2021 |  


Point Pleasant Writers Guild resumes meetings

POINT PLEASANT — Members of the Point Pleasant Writers Guild met on March 3 following a long absence due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Included i...

March 16th, 2021 |  


‘Reading Week’ at Beale Elementary

‘Reading Week’ at Beale Elementary

The Grinch visited students at Beale Elementary on Wednesday in celebration of reading week.Students at Beale Elementary are celebrating reading week ...

March 10th, 2021 |  


College news and notes

Marshall University President’s List HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University has instituted a President’s List for undergraduate stu...

February 26th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Preachers bear a heavy load

Preachers bear a heavy load

When preachers have a message to deliver, it involves more of a load on the preacher than church goers consider. Prophet Malachi referred to as “...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: A theology of marriage

Cross Words: A theology of marriage

A girl in a white dress walks down the aisle. Beautiful music plays in the background. A man, beaming with excitement, awaits her on the other side. T...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: An increasing faith

Search the Scriptures: An increasing faith

A certain Roman centurion, stationed in Capernaum had a servant who was very ill and, hearing of Jesus, he asked the local Jewish elders to plead with...

April 29th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: The rewards are real and eternal

A Hunger for More: The rewards are real and eternal

I truly believe that much of the point of your and my existence today is that we, as God’s children by faith in Jesus Christ, live our lives in ...

April 29th, 2021 |  


A scriptural and spiritual perspective on problems

A scriptural and spiritual perspective on problems

We know the story about Jonah. God tabbed Jonah to preach to the people of Nineveh that they should repent or incur the judgment of God. But, Jonah re...

April 29th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: A theology of work

Cross Words: A theology of work

Work is not the result of sin in the world.The Bible says, “Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the s...

April 29th, 2021 |  


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