NEWS


10:27 pm |    
From boys to men

School board approves agenda items

POINT PLEASANT — The most recent, regular business meeting of the Mason County Board of Education included voting on personnel issues and polici...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Success with S.T.E.M.

Success with S.T.E.M.

MASON — Families had their design and engineering skills put to the test recently when New Haven Elementary School held a S.T.E.M. (Science, Tec...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Lenten Luncheon Series set in the Bend Area

MASON — A series of Lenten Luncheons have been announced in the Bend Area, all set to be held at the Mason United Methodist Church.The lunches w...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Ohio man pleads to federal drug charge

HUNTINGTON — Two men pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal drug crimes, including one accused of conspiring to distribute heroin in Mason County, an...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Chamber to welcome Gee

Chamber to welcome Gee

POINT PLEASANT —Known for its keynote speakers, the upcoming 71st Annual Mason County Area Chamber of Commerce Dinner, will welcome to the podiu...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Community Foundation announces scholarships available

MASON COUNTY — The Community Foundation of Mason County is now accepting applications for 2017 scholarships. The application deadline for the 20...

February 20th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


8:40 pm
Updated: 1:38 am. |    
Point, Wahama compete at state
Stearns signs with Potomac State baseball

Stearns signs with Potomac State baseball

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Many chase a dream. Few make it a reality.Point Pleasant senior Abe Stearns fulfilled a lifelong fantasy of playing coll...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Lady Eagles advance to district final

Lady Eagles advance to district final

JACKSON, Ohio — The Lady Eagles certainly had plenty to celebrate on Thursday night.The second-seeded Eastern girls basketball team secured its ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


WV state wrestling meet under way

WV state wrestling meet under way

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A late start, but a start nonetheless.A concern over one or more Class AAA competitors having the Herpes simplex virus type ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Final AP boys poll winners hope history repeats

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The four divisional leaders in the final Associated Press boys basketball polls of the season can be encouraged that they ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Grenadiers take down RedStorm men

Grenadiers take down RedStorm men

NEW ALBANY, Ind. — Even when they’ve come up short in the end, the University of Rio Grande men’s basketball team — more often...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Cougars pull away late, oust Rio women

Cougars pull away late, oust Rio women

KOKOMO, Ind. — The roller-coaster that was the 2016-17 season for the University of Rio Grande women’s basketball team made one more run o...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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FFA emblem fundraiser
Attorney General reaches settlement in funeral home lawsuit

Attorney General reaches settlement in funeral home lawsuit

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced a funeral home and its owners will be forced to discontinue a significant...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


RCBI teams with W.Va. Guard to expand economic opportunity

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) has joined forces with the West Virginia Army National Guard on a new initiative to expand adv...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Quilts ‘N Things Guild visits Ronald McDonald House

Members of the Quilts ‘N Things Quilt Guild traveled to Charleston in December to tour the new Ronald McDonald House recently built along the El...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Pleasant CEOS Club news

The Pleasant CEOS Club met at the court house annex on Feb. Frankie Bumgarner and Linda Craig served lunch.Clinedda Austin, president, presented Janua...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Recipes and remembrances

Food was everywhere.“Here, you can take this, and be careful,” Mom told Dad as she handed him the Lemon Cheese Cake. “Set it on thos...

February 17th, 2017 |  


URG honor roll released

RIO GRANDE — The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College announces the students who have been recognized for the fall 2016 dea...

February 15th, 2017 |  


OPINION


2:07 pm |    
‘Enemy’? No way
1:58 pm |    
Their view
Kiss the Son

Kiss the Son

Her eyes sparkled with light tears. She smiled softly. She said “Yes!” passionately. Then, right there in the restaurant, she came over an...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Transfiguration SundayMatthew 17:1-8

Transfiguration SundayMatthew 17:1-8

This Sunday is a special Sunday with a big word for the title: Transfiguration Sunday. Transfiguration means a complete change in form or appearance i...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


There is no fear in love

There is no fear in love

I was recently working on a series of devotions and happened to be reading from 1 John 4:18, “There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts o...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Bruce Lee Deal

EVANS, W.Va. — Bruce Lee Deal, 38, of Evans, W.Va., died Thursday, February 16, 2017.Service will be Friday, February 24, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Fly your kite whatever age

Fly your kite whatever age

Creating a simple life can be complicated. “Enjoy the simple pleasures,” is a common phrase encouraging us to cut out the excess, yet know...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Budget issues will dominate legislative session

Budget issues will dominate legislative session

As a new delegate, I knew before I ran that if successful, my term wasn’t going to be easy. The state’s recent budget problems have become...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


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