NEWS


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Considering a new location
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Deaths, new cases reported
‘Drug Take Back Day’

‘Drug Take Back Day’

OHIO VALLEY — Drug Take Back events are scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 23 at locations in Gallipolis, Pomeroy, and Jackson, Ohio.According to a ne...

October 15th, 2021 |  


New chapter for animal shelter

New chapter for animal shelter

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Animal Shelter is opening a new chapter with new management.As previously reported by Ohio Valley Publishing (...

October 15th, 2021 |  


School Board discusses mask policy

School Board discusses mask policy

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Board of Education held a regular business meeting earlier this week, prompting a mask discussion and scheduli...

October 15th, 2021 |  


A weekend in Rio

A weekend in Rio

This year’s Bob Evans Festival held a plethora of children’s activities including three large corn kernal pits.Rockets over Rio commenced ...

October 15th, 2021 |  


This Week in West Virginia History

This Week in West Virginia History

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

October 15th, 2021 |  


Shelter pets of the week

Shelter pets of the week

A sweet and loving pup named Scotty and an affectionate and gorgeous feline named Fiona are this week’s Shelter Pets of the Week, available for ...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 15th, 2021. |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 1:02 am. |    
Blue Angels fall to Circleville
3 OVP teams in Ohio playoff hunt

3 OVP teams in Ohio playoff hunt

When it comes to forecasting and predictions in high school athletics, absolutely nothing is certain.Trying to make some sense of it, however, does he...

October 20th, 2021 |  


Blue Devils 8th at D2 golf championships

SUNBURY, Ohio — A solid finish to a remarkable repeat.The Gallia Academy boys golf team ended its second straight postseason on the highest leve...

October 20th, 2021 |  


Rio volleyball chops down Mighty Oaks

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — It was a match full of big runs.As things turned out, the home team was responsible for more of those scoring spurts than the...

October 20th, 2021 |  


GA, SG advance to sectional finals

GA, SG advance to sectional finals

CENTENARY, Ohio — Back in familiar territory.The Gallia Academy volleyball team will be playing for its sixth district berth in seven years foll...

October 19th, 2021 |  


Twyman repeats as MVR in TVC Meet

STEWART, Ohio — The River Valley, South Gallia, Meigs, Southern and Eastern High School cross country teams converged on Federal Hocking High Sc...

October 19th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Updated: 4:28 pm. |    
50-year high school class reunion held
3:06 pm |    
PPPS Students of the Month

Camp Conley CEOS Club news

The Camp Conley Community Education Outreach Service (CEOS) Club held its August meeting at the Church of God Ministry Center. The pledges were led by...

September 24th, 2021 |  


‘Yards of the Month’ recognized

Tu-Endie-Wei Garden Club “Yards of the Month” for September are:Ward 1: 1576 Neal Road, Henry and Marilyn Fetty;Ward 2: 608 Shawnee Trail,...

September 10th, 2021 |  


WCD funds $126K of conservation practice for local farmers

Applications for conservation practices were taken by the Western Conservation District (WCD) in June.According to a news release from WCD, this has r...

September 10th, 2021 |  


Bauer Family Reunion

The annual reunion of family and friends of Vallie and Lizzie (Durst) Bauer was held July 25 in the dining hall of the West Virginia State Farm Museum...

August 27th, 2021 |  


Camp Conley CEOS news

The Camp Conley Community Education Outreach Service (CEOS) Club members drove to Rio Grande, Ohio, for dinner prior to their July meeting. After each...

August 10th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Search the Scriptures: A better method of conversion

Search the Scriptures: A better method of conversion

A regular observer of the news is likely to run across a certain sort of picture these days on a not-infrequent sort of basis. Though the particulars ...

October 7th, 2021 |  


‘It’s not worth the grief it will cost you’

‘It’s not worth the grief it will cost you’

I pastored Trinity Baptist Church from 1980 to 1984. It was a new church work located along Rt. 219 near Marlinton, W.Va. The Lord blessed the ministr...

October 7th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Give God first place (Mark 10:24-25)

God’s Kids Korner: Give God first place (Mark 10:24-25)

Would you like to have a million dollars? Probably most of us would answer yes to that question. A famous comedienne by the name of Sophie Tucker once...

October 7th, 2021 |  


Search the Scriptures: Christ is not cultural

Search the Scriptures: Christ is not cultural

One writer recently observed that a certain portion of American Christianity is in danger of transforming Christianity into a “Lifestyle Brand,&...

September 30th, 2021 |  


Put the challenge of wisdom to work

Put the challenge of wisdom to work

Before Dad moved our family to West Virginia, we lived in Salisbury, North Carolina, at 525 East Henderson Street. When I was eight years-old, Dad bou...

September 30th, 2021 |  


God’s Kids Korner: You are precious! (Mark 10: 13-14 )

God’s Kids Korner: You are precious! (Mark 10: 13-14 )

One day Jesus was teaching and people were bringing little children to Jesus for Him to touch and bless them. The disciples criticized the parents and...

September 30th, 2021 |  


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