NEWS


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Nursing students learn about hospice program
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Playing for the playground

For the record

Tractor trailer rolloverThe Mason County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an accident involving a tractor trailer on U.S. 35 Sunday night. ...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Vinton man faces 9 counts of rape, 3 counts sexual imposition

Vinton man faces 9 counts of rape, 3 counts sexual imposition

GALLIPOLIS — A Vinton man pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Monday to nine first-degree felony charges of rape and three third-degree feloni...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Commission approves budget

Commission approves budget

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Commission has approved its budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18 and it looks very similar to last year’s ledg...

March 27th, 2017 |  


The last day for the ‘Big K’

The last day for the ‘Big K’

On Monday, any exterior sign of “Kmart” was wiped away as the “Big K” on the front of the store’s former home was remove...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Town of Mason approves budget

MASON — The Mason Town Council voted to accept the 2017-18 town budget, as presented in a special session held Friday.With an anticipated increa...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Learning business first hand

Learning business first hand

OHIO VALLEY — A program which began eight years ago continues to teach today’s youth the ins-and-outs of running a business, as well as fi...

March 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Lady Eagles blast Belpre, 13-5

Lady Eagles blast Belpre, 13-5

TUPPERS PLAINS, Ohio —The Lady Eagles’ 2017 campaign began with a bang, or five.The Eastern softball team blasted five home runs on Wednes...

March 29th, 2017 updated: March 29th, 2017. |  


South Gallia competes at VC meet

McARTHUR, Ohio — Just like David, the little school did some damage.The South Gallia track and field programs enjoyed some successes on Tuesday ...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Rio Grande duo honored by RSC

RSC recognizes Rio’s PettyFLORENCE, Ky. - University of Rio Grande junior Tyanna Petty is the River States Conference Women’s Outdoor Fiel...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Blue Devils down Big Blacks, 8-3

Blue Devils down Big Blacks, 8-3

POINT PLEASANT, W. Va. — Simply put, the young Blue Devils decided to utilize ‘small-ball’ in a big way.That’s because Gallia ...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Marauders fall to Waterford, 6-2

WATERFORD, Ohio — You can’t win them all.In a game shorten to six innings due to darkness, the Meigs baseball team suffered its first loss...

March 29th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Preparing for poison emergencies

CHARLESTON — Poison emergencies do not just happen at home. A poisoning can happen anywhere-grocery stores, hikes, while having a picnic. If you...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Help with paying heating bills

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) this week announced applications for the Emergency Low Income Ene...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


WoHeLo CEOS Club news

The WoHeLo CEOS met in February with a theme of “Love’s in the Air.” Dedicated to having a wonderful year, WoHeLo CEOS held another ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Avalanche CEOS Club news

The Avalanche CEOS Club recently met for the regular monthly at Letart Country Corner Cafe.After placing lunch orders, President Patty Johnson called ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Local 4-H members attend beef expo

Local 4-H members attend beef expo

On March 17, members of the Mason County 4H Junior Livestock Judging Team competed in their first competition of the year.The Ohio Beef Expo took plac...

March 20th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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All that matters
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He is not being late
Jesus and his friend Lazarus: John 11: 1-45

Jesus and his friend Lazarus: John 11: 1-45

Do you have a best friend? When I was young, I had a best friend named Cindy. She later moved away, but we had lots of fun together before that. Today...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Trusting in ‘the plan’

Trusting in ‘the plan’

“But I’m almost done with college and God still hasn’t done anything,” protested the young woman across from me in the campus ...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Brewer talks latest legislation

Brewer talks latest legislation

Facing a deadline to pass bills out of the originating chamber, the House of Delegates and Senate members are working long hours in committee to quick...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Tipping the balance on tiptoe

Tipping the balance on tiptoe

I’d rather walk like a pigeon than be pinned down like a dissected frog, but at age seven I was instructed I must wear a metal brace to bed̵...

March 27th, 2017 |  


God has something even better

God has something even better

He didn’t meet your expectations—that’s okay, now He will exceed them.I’m learning that I don’t want God to meet my expe...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Getting, and staying, on the path

Getting, and staying, on the path

Some time ago, in a personal time of devotion, I was reflecting on the will of God and where it falls in my plans and priorities. I wrote, “The ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


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