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‘Breaking Chains’ this weekend

POINT PLEASANT — An educational, spiritual music festival will be held this weekend at the Mason County Fairgrounds.Breaking Chains is set for S...

June 20th, 2018 updated: June 20th, 2018. |  


FRN discusses recent and upcoming changes, events

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Family Resource Network (FRN) met this week for its regularly scheduled meeting, discussing changes within org...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Doeffinger to perform at Mayor’s Night Out

Doeffinger to perform at Mayor’s Night Out

POINT PLEASANT — Fridays in Point Pleasant during the summer will be full of fun activities from morning into the evening.In the evenings, Mayor...

June 20th, 2018 |  


OHIO Innovation Center reports unprecedented job growth, new economic impact for 2017

ATHENS — Ohio University’s Innovation Center supported 269 jobs that generated an estimated $9.9 million in employee compensation in Athen...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Hot Summer Nights welcomes New Jasper Station

Hot Summer Nights welcomes New Jasper Station

GALLIPOLIS — Appearing third in the series of the Hot Summer Nights concert series this Thursday evening in the pavilion at the French Art Colon...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Former Mason County deputy pleads guilty to federal gun charge

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A former Mason County Deputy Sheriff pled guilty today to a federal gun charge, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart...

June 19th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Rio softball finishes 26th in final NAIA coaches’ poll

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The University of Rio Grande softball team finished 26th in the final NAIA coaches’ poll of the 2018 season.The RedStor...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Rio’s Gerlach earns second straight Trainer of the Year honor

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — University of Rio Grande (Ohio) head athletic trainer Tara Gerlach has been selected as the River States Conference Athletic ...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Rio athletics finishes 3rd in Commissioner’s Cup standings

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — The University of Rio Grande finished third in the race for the River States Conference Commissioner’s All-Sports Cup a...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Rio Grande places 29 on RSC Scholar-Athlete list for Spring ‘18

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – The River States Conference has announced that 266 student-athletes at its 13 member institutions - including 29 from the Uni...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Ohio wins BACF football classic, 47-13

Ohio wins BACF football classic, 47-13

ST. MARYS, W. Va. — Despite a team setback, a final game under the lights proved huge for one Big Blacks player.Recent Point Pleasant graduate A...

June 18th, 2018 |  


LIFE


Mason County students graduate Mountwest

Students, from all over the Tri-State area, have successfully completed the requirements to receive either a degree or certificate from Mountwest Comm...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Busy 4’s 4-H club meets

The main activity at the May meeting of the Busy 4’s 4-H Club was members giving their project talks and demos.The members who spoke about their...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Locals Matura and Patterson receive national award

Locals Matura and Patterson receive national award

Two locals, Meagan Matura and Brian Patterson, received a national award for the inland marine industry.The 40 Under 40 award was conceived for the 5t...

June 20th, 2018 |  


Mason County student graduates from GSC

GLENVILLE — Samuel J. Gordon of West Columbia received a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resource Management with a concentration in Fores...

June 19th, 2018 |  


Mason County student graduates from Shepard University

SHEPHERDSTOWN — Six hundred and forty-two students received baccalaureate degrees during Shepherd University’s 145th commencement on Satur...

June 19th, 2018 updated: June 19th, 2018. |  


OPINION


Teen testimony: Made to really know God

Teen testimony: Made to really know God

“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them” (Gen. 1:27 KJV).God is a trinit...

June 21st, 2018 |  


Search the Scriptures: A World of Neighbors

Search the Scriptures: A World of Neighbors

“Who is My Neighbor?”The question comes to us from Luke 10:29. A lawyer of the Jews, approaching Jesus, had asked the Lord what he needed ...

June 21st, 2018 |  


‘History of Mason County’

‘History of Mason County’

MASON — Members of the Wahama Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society left a legacy at the end of the school year that will not only benefit stud...

June 17th, 2018 |  


#55UNITED must remember

On May 2, I attended the first PEIA Hearing from the newly appointed task force. “We are here to listen, take your concerns back, quantify the p...

June 17th, 2018 |  


A man should manifest a steady, spiritual leadership in the family

A man should manifest a steady, spiritual leadership in the family

So, here we go, men. The Father’s Day recognition approaches. As far as being a father goes, the Word of God indicates that much is expected of ...

June 14th, 2018 |  


Search the Scriptures: The prayer of Jonah

Search the Scriptures: The prayer of Jonah

In the Bible, the second chapter of Jonah is worthy of study and consideration. It is entirely given to a recording of Jonah’s heartfelt prayer,...

June 14th, 2018 |  


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