NEWS


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Tradition continues
Animal shelter reopens with limitations

Animal shelter reopens with limitations

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Animal Shelter is now open with limitations.The shelter will be open noon - 4 p.m. Monday - Friday. The shelte...

May 28th, 2020 |  


BOE receives sports medicine proposals

BOE receives sports medicine proposals

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Board of Education listened to proposals from two area sports medicine providers during its meeting on Tuesday...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Placing the Memorial Day Flags

Placing the Memorial Day Flags

OHIO VALLEY — Flags waving in cemeteries across the country are a familiar site on Memorial Day. As families and friends place flowers on the gr...

May 27th, 2020 updated: May 28th, 2020. |  


State releases guidance for reopening swimming pools

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice’s office released guidelines for reopening public swimming pools in Week 5, which began Monday morning. Swim...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Mason Council discusses July 4th plans

Mason Council discusses July 4th plans

MASON — Independence Day activities were discussed when the Mason Town Council held its most recent meeting.Attending were Mayor Donna Dennis, R...

May 27th, 2020 |  


Impact of COVID-19 on construction industry

Impact of COVID-19 on construction industry

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Planning is key in the construction industry — but there wasn’t a blueprint for handling the impact of the coron...

May 27th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


OHSAA expanding football playoffs in 2021

OHSAA expanding football playoffs in 2021

COLUMBUS, Ohio – During its May meeting Wednesday afternoon, the Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors voted unanimously to e...

May 20th, 2020 |  


Meigs nets 3 all-academic picks

Meigs nets 3 all-academic picks

Meigs High School had three players named to the 2020 Southeast Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association all-academic squad, which was released F...

May 19th, 2020 |  


OHSAA girls basketball tournament headed to Dayton

OHSAA girls basketball tournament headed to Dayton

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The University of Dayton Arena will host the Ohio High School Athletic Association girls basketball state tournament for the ne...

May 12th, 2020 |  


Miller wins WVSWA Huff Award

Miller wins WVSWA Huff Award

SPENCER, W.Va. — Alex Miller has been selected winner of the 2020 Doug Huff Award from the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.Miller, a Ro...

May 11th, 2020 |  


Southern Ohio Copperheads pledge to keep baseball in southeast Ohio

ATHENS, Ohio — The Southern Ohio Copperheads revealed on April 22 there would be no baseball played in the Bob Wren Stadium this summer. The com...

May 8th, 2020 |  


Hesson named All-OVC in tennis

Hesson named All-OVC in tennis

CENTENARY, Ohio — It’s not a participation medal, but rather an honor for staying committed throughout the years.The Ohio Valley Conferenc...

May 8th, 2020 |  


LIFE


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Robin Fowler State Farm opens in Gallipolis

Free vein screening at Holzer

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The next Holzer Vein Screening will be held at Gallipolis, Ohio, on Tuesday, June 9 from 4-6 p.m. Appointments are required f...

May 19th, 2020 |  


Haer Bears: ‘Making do with what we have to give’

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic spreading across the United States, the Haer Bears 4-H Club has not been able to hold a monthly meeting in person or hold...

May 12th, 2020 |  


Hill named county OVB Scholar

Hill named county OVB Scholar

POINT PLEASANT — Josie Hill, of Henderson, was recently named the Mason recipient of the 2020 Ohio Valley Bank 4-H Scholarship.Hill is the daugh...

May 8th, 2020 |  


Livestock report

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The latest livestock report from United Producers, Inc., 357 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, Ohio, 740-446-9696.Date of Sale: April...

May 1st, 2020 |  


County Democratic Conventions to be held virtually

In light of the global health pandemic and the rising numbers of COVID-19 in West Virginia, County Democratic Conventions will now be held virtually v...

April 30th, 2020 |  


OPINION


A Hunger for More: The ‘still more excellent way’

A Hunger for More: The ‘still more excellent way’

Once more has a senseless loss crashed down upon us the torrential reality of fear, mistrust, and disharmony in our country. The words, “I can&#...

May 28th, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Day of Pentecost

God’s Kids Korner: Day of Pentecost

Sunday is a special day that many churches celebrate: Pentecost. Jesus had promised His Disciples that He would send someone to help them after He was...

May 28th, 2020 |  


When, how to feed your plants

When, how to feed your plants

There’s no better way to feed your plants than mixing the fertilizer with the soil when you plant. This has a “timed-release” effect...

May 28th, 2020 |  


Fill that vase when you can

Fill that vase when you can

My Nannie Margaret used to call Memorial Day, “Decoration Day.” As a child, my mother would drive her to cemeteries to place flowers, Amer...

May 22nd, 2020 updated: May 22nd, 2020. |  


Search the Scriptures: Bless the mess

Search the Scriptures: Bless the mess

The Bible is a book full of truth, able to completely equip the man of God for the work of the Lord (cf. 2 Timothy 3:17). The work of the Lord covers ...

May 21st, 2020 |  


Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, XIII

Cross Words: Sovereign in the silence, XIII

Who or what is the source of your joy? Faulty joy leads to sinful choices.“And Haman went out that day joyful and glad of heart. But when Haman ...

May 21st, 2020 |  


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