Unemployment rate decreases in region

OHIO VALLEY — Unemployment rates in Meigs and Mason counties were even at 6.2 percent, while Gallia County held an employment rate of 5.4 percen...

June 26th, 2018 |  


A surprise arrival

A surprise arrival

POINT PLEASANT — An unexpected visitor from the Ohio River has made its way to Point Pleasant.Denny Bellamy, Mason County tourism director, repo...

June 25th, 2018 |  


Search operations stopped for missing man

ATHENS — Emergency crews have stopped the search for a man reported missing in the Hocking River in Athens on Saturday.According to a statement ...

June 25th, 2018 |  



FAC to feature Miller at Hot Summer Nights

FAC to feature Miller at Hot Summer Nights

GALLIPOLIS — On Thursday evening, in the Pavilion, on the grounds of the French Art Colony, Cee-Cee Miller will be the featured entertainer.On T...

June 25th, 2018 |  


No chains holding back crowd

No chains holding back crowd

Crowder plays at the Mason County Fair Grounds as part of the Breaking Chains Music Festival over the weekend. Big Daddy Weave followed along with Ren...

June 25th, 2018 |  


Board of Education approves personnel items

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Board of Education recently met for its regular meeting, voting on personnel issues.The school board members i...

June 25th, 2018 |  


Regatta returns this week

Regatta returns this week

POINT PLEASANT — The 28th annual Point Pleasant Sternwheel Regatta will be returning this Thursday, June 28 continuing into Saturday, June 30.On...

June 25th, 2018 |  


Collected history from James Sands

Collected history from James Sands

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Historical Society (GCHS) has recently received a donation they are calling invaluable. James Sands was a pastor ...

June 23rd, 2018 |  


Mason County Memories: Capehart Cemetery

Mason County Memories: Capehart Cemetery

Many of the larger cemeteries in Mason County date to just before the American Civil War (1861-1865). Of course, we’ve had people here for much ...

June 22nd, 2018 |  


A woman playing against the men

NICHOLSVILLE, KY. — A woman from West Virginian roots will be playing against the men in an upcoming Professional Golfers’ Association (PG...

June 22nd, 2018 |