NEWS


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For the record
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Hannan to graduate 44 Wildcats
Smoking banned in all public places as of July 1

Smoking banned in all public places as of July 1

POINT PLEASANT — After a comment period in which only one letter of opposition was received, the Mason County Board of Health has unanimously pa...

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


Warden, Stewart named top Wahama grads; commencement set for this Friday

Warden, Stewart named top Wahama grads; commencement set for this Friday

MASON — Taylor Elizabeth Warden and Faith Ann Stewart have been announced as the top two in their class of graduating seniors at Wahama High Sch...

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


Parents encouraged to obtain state IDs for kids

OHIO VALLEY – National Missing Children’s Day was May 25, and the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles wants to remind parents of the tools avail...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Farmers Bank promotes Pearce

Farmers Bank promotes Pearce

OHIO VALLLEY — Farmers Bank officials announce the promotion of Amanda Pearce as branch manager of the Gallipolis retail location.Pearce has eig...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Jobless rate declines in Mason Co.

POINT PLEASANT — For the second consecutive month, jobless rates dropped in Mason County.The most recent county numbers are for April and show M...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Dayton men enter pleas on drug charges

Dayton men enter pleas on drug charges

POINT PLEASANT — Two men from Dayton, Ohio, have entered into plea agreements after being indicted on drug charges last year.Aaron L. Pooler Jr....

May 24th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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White Falcons headed back to state
Additional scenes from the Class A, Region 4 final

Additional scenes from the Class A, Region 4 final

MASON, W.Va. — On Wednesday night at J.C. Cook Field, the Wahama baseball team defeated Gilmer County by a 7-0 count. The White Falcons seventh ...

May 26th, 2016 |  


15 from OVP named all-SE District baseball

15 from OVP named all-SE District baseball

A total of 15 individuals from the Ohio Valley Publishing area — including half of them from the three smallest schools — have earned all-...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Qualls inks with Berea College

Qualls inks with Berea College

BIDWELL, Ohio — Once she goes off to college, Tianna Qualls will be combining basketball with work.That’s because Qualls, a graduating sen...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Wilcoxons qualify for state tennis after all

Wilcoxons qualify for state tennis after all

ATHENS, Ohio — Indeed, Tuesday was the Wilcoxons’ day of Monopoly.After all, it had to feel like drawing the “Bank Error in Your Fav...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Twyman to play hoops at Davis & Elkins College

Twyman to play hoops at Davis & Elkins College

BIDWELL, Ohio — Adversity has a way of revealing one’s true character.Tyler Twyman’s misfortunes only proved that a lot of people we...

May 25th, 2016 |  


LIFE


‘Yard of the Month’ winners announced

The Tu-Endie-Wei Garden Club has announced the winners of “Yard of the Month” for May in Point Pleasant as follows: Ward One: Tom Vance, 1...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Local teens attend YLA International Conference

Local teens attend YLA International Conference

Addressing international crises as a backdrop, four students from Point Pleasant Junior High School attended a three-day conference this spring in Min...

May 27th, 2016 |  


AEP River Transportation donations

AEP River Transportation donations

Nikkita Lawson of Mason County Association for Special Citizens (Camp Sunshine), pictured, receives a check for $1,000 from Rose Fife and Morty Gilley...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Writers guild welcomes columnist, author

Writers guild welcomes columnist, author

How do you get ideas on what to write? What motivates you to write? How do I get it published? These are some of the questions that crop up at meeting...

May 24th, 2016 |  


WoHeLo CEOS keeps busy schedule

WoHeLo CEOS keeps busy schedule

Nine members and two guests of the WoHeLo CEOS Club held their monthly meeting recently in which plans were made to attend the County Spring Luncheon,...

May 16th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Why will America stay great?

Why will America stay great?

This is a question for the people of the Church to answer, and to answer it, the people of the Church need to read the Bible.But, before pursuing that...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Faith is key to unlock God’s power

Faith is key to unlock God’s power

Do any of you have your own keying?You may have a key to your piggy bank or even house on it. Some of us use keys every day, but today we are going to...

May 26th, 2016 |  


At the Capitol: Special session but no budget

At the Capitol: Special session but no budget

Legislators ended the first week of a special session without a plan to close a $270 million funding gap in the 2016-17 state budget, but with assuran...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Get bombed, not bored, with everyday life

Get bombed, not bored, with everyday life

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Blue bubbles hissed in the tub, spritzing and spraying like a giant Alka-Seltzer.I’d j...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


God’s mercy available if we choose to receive it

God’s mercy available if we choose to receive it

In the maelstrom of confusion resulting from our nation’s moral collapse, it can be overwhelming to think that for a child of God, nothing has r...

May 19th, 2016 |  


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