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Mason County Memories: ‘The Right Honourable Lord Dunmore’

Mason County Memories: ‘The Right Honourable Lord Dunmore’

A full two hundred years of debate has asked the question, was Point Pleasant the first battle of the American Revolution? After all, did the war not ...

October 23rd, 2020 updated: October 23rd, 2020. |  


New case reported as Gallia Academy HS

New case reported as Gallia Academy HS

OHIO VALLEY — Gallipolis City School District reported one additional COVID-19 case on Thursday morning.“We are providing you notice that ...

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


West Virginia voters have heavy slate of choices on Nov. 3

West Virginia voters have heavy slate of choices on Nov. 3

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia voters have a packed ballot to ponder in the Nov. 3 election. In addition to the presidential race betwee...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


FRN discusses funding, events amid COVID-19

FRN discusses funding, events amid COVID-19

POINT PLEASANT — The Family Resource Network (FRN) met on Tuesday afternoon to discuss funding, upcoming projects and events.More than 10 people...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


Mason County Memories: The Battle Monument

Mason County Memories: The Battle Monument

Fought in October 1774 between Virginian militia led by Colonel Andrew Lewis and a Native American confederacy led by Shawnee Chief Cornstalk, the Bat...

October 21st, 2020 |  


Mason Co. Schools reports two COVID-19 cases

Mason Co. Schools reports two COVID-19 cases

OHIO VALLEY — Mason County Schools reported its first cases of COVID-19 since in-person learning resumed last month.Supt. Jack Cullen told the P...

October 21st, 2020 updated: October 21st, 2020. |  


SPORTS


Marauders topple Tornadoes, 48-13

Marauders topple Tornadoes, 48-13

RACINE, Ohio — Meigs senior Wyatt Hoover accounted for 303 total yards, scored four touchdowns and added another through the air while leading t...

October 25th, 2020 |  


Colts race past Gallia Academy, 58-40

Colts race past Gallia Academy, 58-40

BYESVILLE, Ohio — A late rally, but just not enough time.The fifth-seeded Gallia Academy football team claimed 20 of the final 27 points in the ...

October 25th, 2020 |  


Eagles spoil Senior Night for RedStorm

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — Senior Night for the University of Rio Grande volleyball team got off to a good start with the recognition of four players an...

October 24th, 2020 |  


Wahama routs Red Devils, 45-14

MOUNT ZION, W.Va. — Back on even ground.After starting the year with three consecutive losses, the Wahama football team reeled off its fourth wi...

October 24th, 2020 |  


Eagles eliminated by River, 49-13

Eagles eliminated by River, 49-13

HANNIBAL, Ohio — No answer for the Pilots’ passing.The 11th-seeded Eastern football team had its postseason come to an end on Friday night...

October 24th, 2020 updated: October 26th, 2020. |  


LIFE


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Conservation District announces additional funding

The Western Conservation District recently received additional funding from the WV Conservation Agency for the Agriculture Enhancement Program (AgEP) ...

October 5th, 2020 |  


Holzer Heritage Foundation receives donation

Holzer Heritage Foundation receives donation

GALLIPOLIS — In 1978, Holzer established the Heritage Foundation to support the mission of Holzer Health System to advance health services, prog...

September 16th, 2020 |  


‘Yards of the Month’ announced

POINT PLEASANT — The Tu-Endie-Wei Garden Club announced the September Yards of the Month as follows:Ward 1: Tom and Becky Reynolds, 20 Main Stre...

September 15th, 2020 |  


Point Pleasant Writers Guild debates ‘The Mask’

Point Pleasant Writers Guild debates ‘The Mask’

POINT PLEASANT — Members of the Point Pleasant Writers Guild met recently at Krodel Park for their bi-monthly meeting.According to a news releas...

September 14th, 2020 |  


‘Yards of the Month’ announced

POINT PLEASANT — The Tu-Endie-Wei Garden Club announced the September Yards of the Month as follows:Ward 1: Tom and Becky Reynolds, 20 Main Stre...

September 11th, 2020 |  


OPINION


A Hunger for More: Only He can judge

A Hunger for More: Only He can judge

You and I make decisions every day. In other words, you and I make judgments. We judge to do this thing or to do something else; to say this or to say...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: God offers the only solution

Search the Scriptures: God offers the only solution

Sin is a universal problem.The apostle Paul taught, “all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23).” A little earlier...

October 22nd, 2020 |  


When the Lord tells us to pray

When the Lord tells us to pray

I have been ill the last several weeks. During my most recent stay in the hospital, I had an incredible experience. Not long after being admitted to a...

October 15th, 2020 |  


Search the Scriptures: Do we change the Bible or change ourselves?

Search the Scriptures: Do we change the Bible or change ourselves?

Discussions about the merits of Originalism and Living Constitutionalism have been making the rounds these last few days, showcasing a divide in legal...

October 15th, 2020 |  


Cross Words:

Cross Words:

In this season of viruses and political instability, I find myself thinking a lot about eternity. This world is not my home. And it can be hard for a ...

October 15th, 2020 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Ten Commandments of Halloween

God’s Kids Korner: Ten Commandments of Halloween

I did some reading this past week about children and Halloween, and I realize it may be quite a bit different than you’re used to doing. Trick o...

October 15th, 2020 |  


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