NEWS


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Preparing for the worst
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The art of gardening
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For the record

Town of New Haven looking to hire personnel

NEW HAVEN — The Town of New Haven is looking for a few good men (or women) to fill positions in two different departments, it was announced at t...

September 21st, 2016 |  


The art of gardening

The art of gardening

MASON, W.Va. — The fourth in a series of free gardening and landscaping workshops will be held Monday evening at Bob’s Market and Greenhou...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Peoples Bank raises $54K for food banks

MARIETTA, Ohio — Peoples Bank customers, vendors and employees recently raised $54,730 for local food banks in Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky....

September 21st, 2016 |  


Tri-state area McDonald’s offers teacher appreciation programs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Local McDonald’s restaurants are partnering with schools in the community.McDonald’s of the tri-state will be ac...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Federal Reserve Bank president to speak at MU

Federal Reserve Bank president to speak at MU

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Fifth District Federal Reserve Bank, will speak on the topic “Does Federal Reserve Go...

September 21st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Week 5 OVP Box Scores

Point Pleasant 65, Mount View 22PP 29-14-22-0 — 65MV 0-0-16-6 — 22Scoring SummaryFirst QuarterPP: Grant Safford 1 run (Cason Payne run) 5:...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Week 5 Football Scores

OHIOAda 41, Columbus Grove 14Akr. Coventry 42, Mogadore Field 21Akr. Firestone 41, Akr. North 6Akr. Hoban 24, Akr. SVSM 0Akr. Manchester 14, Navarre F...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Tornadoes topple Belpre, remain unbeaten

BELPRE, Ohio —So far, the Southern Tornadoes are still the perfect storm.That’s because the Tornadoes, in remaining undefeated on the seas...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Marauders hold off River Valley, 38-34

Marauders hold off River Valley, 38-34

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — A tale of two halves.The Meigs football team led Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division guest River Valley 32-0, midway through...

September 24th, 2016 |  


White Falcons soar past Federal Hocking, 20-0

STEWART, Ohio — The White Falcons took some time to take out some frustration.The Wahama football team had suffered three consecutive losses hea...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Eagles soar past Rebels

Eagles soar past Rebels

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio — In an obvious contrast in styles on Friday night, it was good for the Eagles that they had a “Jett” on their ...

September 24th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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‘House’ happenings
Pleasant CEOS members explore the area

Pleasant CEOS members explore the area

The Pleasant Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) took a break from regular monthly meetings on Aug. 18 and made it a day of pleasure.Mary Su...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


20th Lahrmer Family Quilt Sew unveils works

20th Lahrmer Family Quilt Sew unveils works

The Lahrmer family gathered for their 20th family quilt sew over the Labor Day weekend.There were 39 in attendance, plus a number of visitors who stop...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Volunteers, businesses support W.Va. flood relief

MASON, W.Va. — A golf scramble for flood relief for Richwood, Clendenin and Greenbrier counties was held by the Upper Mason Cooperative Parish o...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Camp Conley CEOS news

For the August meeting of the Camp Conley CEOS Club, members traveled to Rio Grande, Ohio and had dinner at Bob Evans Farm Restaurant.For meditations,...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Quilts ‘N Things news

Quilts ‘N Things recently met at the court house annex with the meeting called to order by President Mercedes Sayre.Mercedes told the members a ...

September 15th, 2016 |  


Point Pleasant Writers Guild meets

Writers enjoy talking, too, and there was no shortage of topics discussed at a recent meeting of the Point Pleasant Writers Guild, everything from boo...

September 14th, 2016 |  


OPINION


With God, things are always as they seem

With God, things are always as they seem

Currents of popular opinion sweep about us like whitewater waves swirling down the narrow ravine of everyday living.They threaten to sweep us off our ...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Don’t place trust in wrongful things

Don’t place trust in wrongful things

Have you ever wished you could trade places with someone? If you could trade places with anyone you want, who would you choose?Maybe a movie star or f...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Grass growth is as sneaky as sin

Grass growth is as sneaky as sin

Even though it has not rained much lately, I still have to often mow the grass in my yard. I mowed grass last Saturday, and this following Tuesday had...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


How to smoke out negative vibes

How to smoke out negative vibes

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Sitting around a campfire, you may hear someone say, “Smoke follows beauty.”It m...

September 19th, 2016 updated: September 19th, 2016. |  


Faulty meme logic is dangerous

Faulty meme logic is dangerous

My phone chirped letting me know someone had sent me a text. As is usually the case it was one of my amazing church members.The text read, “Hey ...

September 19th, 2016 |  


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