NEWS


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The learning curve

For the record

Point Pleasant Police DepartmentThe Point Pleasant Police Department recently released its monthly activity report for December 2016 as follows: 14 ci...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Candidates file for upcoming election

MASON — A recently retired Mason County director is now hoping to take the helm in the Town of Mason.Chuck Blake, who retired as the county̵...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Medicaid billing forcing changes at Day Report

POINT PLEASANT — Mason County Day Report will be attempting to transition into a Licensed Behavioral Health Center, due to changes requiring it ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Century responds to ‘illegal aluminum subsidies’

CHICAGO, Ill. — Century Aluminum Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer Michael A. Bless on Thursday commended the U.S. Trade Rep...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Retired MLB player to serve as NAACP MLK Day speaker

Retired MLB player to serve as NAACP MLK Day speaker

GALLIPOLIS — Al “Scoop” Oliver, former Major League baseball player, will be the keynote speaker for the Annual Martin Luther King D...

January 12th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Rio women place 3rd at Otterbein Invite

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Tyanna Petty captured one first-place finish and a pair of second-place showings, while Emili Sannes added a first-place fin...

January 16th, 2017 |  


No. 25 WVU-Tech upends RedStorm men

No. 25 WVU-Tech upends RedStorm men

RIO GRANDE, Ohio - Elisha Boone had a game-high 24 points and 11 rebounds to lead West Virginia University-Tech past the University of Rio Grande 82-6...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Defenders drub Sugar Creek, 65-27

IRONTON, Ohio — No three-point line, no problem.The Ohio Valley Christian boys basketball team rolled to a 65-27 victory over host Sugar Creek C...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Athens rolls past Lady Knights

POINT PLEASANT, W. Va. — Unfortunately for the Lady Knights, their season struggles continue.That’s because, on Saturday, the visiting Ath...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Wahama grapplers 8th at St. Marys

Wahama grapplers 8th at St. Marys

ST. MARYS, W.Va. — It wasn’t entirely pleasant for the White Falcons in Pleasants County.The Wahama wrestling team earned a trio of top-fo...

January 16th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Kountry Kritters 4H Club news

Kountry Kritters 4H Club news

The Kountry Kritters 4-H Club held its November meeting on Nov. 20, 2016. The meeting was called to order by President Kate Henderson.The pledges were...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Pleasant CEOS news

The Pleasant Community Educational Outreach Service met in November at the courthouse annex with the meeting called to order by President Clinedda Aus...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Busy 4’s 4-H Club live up to name

The Busy 4’s 4-H Club lived up to its name by keeping busy during the holiday season.Nov. 21, the club held its annual Deer Hunter’s Break...

January 16th, 2017 |  


This week in West Virginia history

This week in West Virginia history

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at ...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Recipes and remembrances

“Oh no, I did it again!”I was a newlywed, very young and not a good cook at all. As a matter of fact, my fried eggs usually had shells in ...

January 13th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Old enough to not care
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Their view
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Their view
‘Look, the Lamb of God’

‘Look, the Lamb of God’

The Bible tells us about a man named John whose job was to tell the people about the coming Messiah: Jesus. One day, when John was standing with a gro...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Grace is not cheap

Grace is not cheap

Once, when reading the story of a burglary in a small community similar to our own, I began to think of what can happen for a person who has no sense ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Accepting the authority of Jesus

Accepting the authority of Jesus

Jesus was crucified on the cross and buried in a tomb. In fulfillment of His words and the words of Scripture, He rose from the dead on the third day ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


How does God filter through all the prayers?

How does God filter through all the prayers?

I recently related the account of how Jeshua prayed for his favorite football team, the Dallas Cowboys, to win the last Super Bowl in which they playe...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Ditch the device – grab a sled

Ditch the device – grab a sled

A giggling bunch of girls go sledding past my window and down the small hill on the remnant carpeting of snow behind my house, and it reminds me of my...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Imperfect people and God’s perfect plan

Imperfect people and God’s perfect plan

God’s people are imperfect people working with imperfect people to carry out God’s perfect plan.All of us need to keep that understanding ...

January 5th, 2017 |  


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