NEWS


7:24 pm |    
Stocking up on supplies
6:23 pm
Updated: 8:54 pm. |    
Thomas to take over at health dept.
4:49 pm |    
For the record
4:36 pm |    
The ‘shelter stars’

Jobless rate on rise in Mason Co.

POINT PLEASANT — After three consecutive months of decline, the unemployment rate in Mason County, increased.The most recent county numbers are ...

July 27th, 2016 |  


No sheepish accomplishment

No sheepish accomplishment

POINT PLEASANT — A new $50,000 lamb barn has been built at the Mason County Fairgrounds and is ready for exhibitors and their animals to occupy ...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Wildcats to host vendor bazaar and hot dog sale

Wildcats to host vendor bazaar and hot dog sale

ASHTON — The Hannan Wildcats varsity football team is getting creative with raising funds for its program by hosting its inaugural Vendor Bazaar...

July 27th, 2016 |  


The Hoop Project generates downtown revenue

The Hoop Project generates downtown revenue

GALLIPOLIS — About 155 teams from across the region descended upon Gallipolis City Park on July 16-17 for the fourth annual The Hoop Project 3-o...

July 27th, 2016 |  


‘Back-to-School Carnival’ set for Friday

POINT PLEASANT — The Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church’s Back-to-School Carnival returns this Friday.The event is from 6-8 p.m. outside t...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Curfews, ATV’s topics in New Haven

NEW HAVEN — Youngsters breaking curfew and residents not following ATV guidelines in the Town of New Haven might soon be paying higher fines, it...

July 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


10:00 pm |    
It’s The Final Countdown

Post 39 forfeits final few games

RACINE, Ohio — Tonight’s scheduled all-star showcase marks the official end to the 8th District Legion League American Legion baseball sea...

July 25th, 2016 updated: July 25th, 2016. |  


Blue Angels make their mark at USAV Nationals

Blue Angels make their mark at USAV Nationals

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Three members of the Gallia Academy volleyball team, which set a school record for wins last fall, found success in the sum...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


A Whole New Ball Game

A Whole New Ball Game

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — A win-win scenario that hopefully leads to a few more victories later on.A longtime supporter of youth football within the ar...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 22nd, 2016. |  


Local varsity soccer schedules

Point Pleasant Boys SoccerAugust20 vs. Capital, 2 p.m.23 vs. Lincoln County, 7 p.m.25 vs. Poca, 7 p.m.27 at Ripley, 10 a.m.30 at Lincoln County, 6 p.m...

July 16th, 2016 |  


Remember common courtesy at the boat ramp

Remember common courtesy at the boat ramp

With over 90 miles of Ohio River frontage and another 18 miles of Kanawha River frontage (or roughly 217 miles of Ohio River and Kanawha River shoreli...

July 16th, 2016 |  


Conference golf schedules released

Conference golf schedules released

Gallia Academy aims to stay on top in the Ohio Valley Conference.Meigs looks to regain the top-spot in the Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division, and ma...

July 15th, 2016 |  


LIFE


2:41 pm |    
Community cookout
12:24 pm
Updated: 12:27 pm. |    
Mountaineers 4-H Club news
11:46 am |    
‘Crosslight’ happenings

Final Pre-K registration set for Aug. 5

Mason County Schools will have a final registration for preschool on Aug. 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Mason County Board of Education Central O...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


County CEOS clubs meet

The Mason County Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) recently met at the court house annex with Camp Conley CEOS Club as the hosts.Served wa...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Here’s your sign

Here’s your sign

Point Pleasant In Bloom has worked to bring back a welcoming site to those entering Point Pleasant from the north along W.Va. 62. The group purchased ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


More TNT Royalty

More TNT Royalty

Pictured are TNT Royalty in the following categories: Wee Miss Natalie Akers, Tiny Miss Makayla Billings, Little Miss Abigail Woodall, Young Miss Hann...

July 20th, 2016 |  


‘Yards of the Month’ for July

The Yards of the Month for July have been announced by the Tu-Endie-Wei Garden Club for each ward in the city of Point Pleasant. Ward One: 122 Highlan...

July 18th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Rise up to God’s challenge

Rise up to God’s challenge

God has work for you to do, and wants you to rise up to the challenge, confident in faith that if God gives you work, He will also give you the tools ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Why not try the things of God?

Why not try the things of God?

We are killing ourselves to death.We are hating ourselves to death. We are mistreating ourselves to death.Humanity in the United States is at an all-t...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Mason County residents already pay enough taxes

Dear Editor,I recently read that the Mason County Commission has voted to place an operating levy on the November ballot to assist in funding Mason Co...

July 27th, 2016 |  


West Virginians work together to rebuild

West Virginians work together to rebuild

In the days and weeks following the floods that devastated parts of our state one month ago, it is inspiring to see West Virginians banding together t...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Best practices to reduce painkiller abuse

Best practices to reduce painkiller abuse

Fighting the drug epidemic and reversing its deadly consequences are some of the most important challenges we face in the Mountain State. That is why ...

July 25th, 2016 |  


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