NEWS


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Sternwheel Regatta set
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Honoring the best
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Party in the Park
Davis sentenced to seven years in prison

Davis sentenced to seven years in prison

POMEROY — A Salem Center man who had reportedly been on the run from law enforcement for the past several weeks will be spending the next seven ...

July 26th, 2021 |  


One killed in two vehicle crash

REEDSVILLE — A two vehicle crash on State Route 7 between Chester and Tuppers Plains n Sunday evening resulted in the death of a Pomeroy man and...

July 26th, 2021 |  


Anthony ‘Red’ Davis taken into custody in Gallia County

Anthony ‘Red’ Davis taken into custody in Gallia County

OHIO VALLEY — A Salem Center man wanted on multiple warrants who had led law enforcement on a pursuit earlier this week was taken into custody e...

July 24th, 2021 |  


Krodel Park brings more recreation to area

Krodel Park brings more recreation to area

POINT PLEASANT — With continued renovations and new additions, Krodel Park has become a place for everyone to enjoy some outside recreation.R...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


Mason County Memories … Frontier women

Mason County Memories … Frontier women

Americans typically assume that, because they aren’t represented in the historical record, women and minorities in early America had little infl...

July 23rd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Ohio picked 2nd in MAC East
Post 39 holds off Lancaster, 8-7

Post 39 holds off Lancaster, 8-7

LANCASTER, Ohio — Some stressful moments, but the streak continues.The Post 39 baseball team won its fifth game in a row on Tuesday at Beavers F...

July 21st, 2021 |  


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 |  


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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