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A look at the upcoming Leon election

LEON — Six candidates, all incumbents, will be listed on the ballot when the Town of Leon holds its municipal election on June 13.Leon Recorder ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


‘March for Meals’ event to fund nutrition program

POINT PLEASANT — Residents are invited to enjoy a night of fun while helping a worthy cause, when the Mason County Action Group, Inc. holds its ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Grant provides exercise equipment for Harmon Park

POINT PLEASANT —Members of the Point Pleasant Bike Trail (PPBT) Committee will be installing outdoor exercise equipment at Harmon Park, with equ...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Acts of kindness

Acts of kindness

POINT PLEASANT — This month, the theme at Ashton Elementary is kindness.Kindness being something worth sharing, Ashton Student Council members m...

February 14th, 2017 |  


PVH obtains accreditation from Joint Commission

PVH obtains accreditation from Joint Commission

POINT PLEASANT — Pleasant Valley Hospital on Tuesday announced it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval®for Hospita...

February 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Install, maintain bluebird boxes by March 15

Install, maintain bluebird boxes by March 15

A few weeks ago I was out at the Meigs SWCD Conservation Area and noticed that our bluebird boxes, particularly the poles, were a little worse for wea...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Blue Devils sweep Portsmouth, 81-57

Blue Devils sweep Portsmouth, 81-57

CENTENARY, Ohio — They appear to be peeking at the right time, but Friday night the Blue Devils were also pecking at the right time.Junior Justi...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Rebels fall at Miller

HEMLOCK, Ohio — After a stretch of playing some close contests, the young South Gallia Rebels couldn’t keep within striking distance on Fr...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Eagles avenge rival Tornadoes

Eagles avenge rival Tornadoes

RACINE, Ohio — They are known at Southern High School as the ‘Hustlin’ Tornadoes.But, on Friday night, it was all about the visiting...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Meigs holds off Raiders, 61-50

Meigs holds off Raiders, 61-50

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — Not a great start, not a great finish, but what happened in the middle was truly magical for the Marauders.The Meigs boys ba...

February 18th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Strong to lead Peoples Bank Dealer Financial Services

Strong to lead Peoples Bank Dealer Financial Services

MARIETTA, OHIO — Peoples Bank had announced the addition of Gregg A. Strong as senior vice president, Dealer Financial Services.In his new role,...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Ohio Valley Banc Corp. reports 4th quarter and Fiscal Year earnings

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Ohio Valley Banc Corp. [Nasdaq: OVBC] (the “Company”) reported consolidated net income for the quarter ended December 3...

February 15th, 2017 |  


MCCF helps fund Rotary’s law enforcement banquet

MCCF helps fund Rotary’s law enforcement banquet

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The County Community Foundation of Mason County (MCCF, Inc.) presented the Point Pleasant Rotary Club with a check to bo...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Rio Business School reaffirmed for accreditation

Rio Business School reaffirmed for accreditation

RIO GRANDE — The Emerson E. Evans School of Business at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College has received reaffirmation...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Local youth to go on Peru mission trip

Local youth to go on Peru mission trip

Blayne Butler, a sophomore at Point Pleasant High School, is planning a mission trip to Peru this summer.Butler has been on the First Church of God of...

February 14th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Love your enemies?Matthew 5: 43-44

Love your enemies?Matthew 5: 43-44

Jesus said in Matthew 5: 43-44 this: “You have heard that it was said, Love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I tell you, love your enemies...

February 16th, 2017 |  


‘I am the vine; you are the branches’

‘I am the vine; you are the branches’

Among Christians, there is often a lot of dialog regarding God’s gifts to us. His spiritual gifts to us are those things of course that produce ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Will you stay married to me?

Will you stay married to me?

In recent years, Terry has suggested several times that we do a little ceremony to renew our wedding vows. Married couples sometimes do that. It is a ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Their view

Their view

Hearts don’t come with warranties or receipts. Neither does love. There’s no tags to clip or owner’s manual to read. There’s n...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Their view

Their view

The 2017 session of the West Virginia Legislature began on Wednesday, Feb. 8. We will be at the Capitol working on legislation for the next 60 days an...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Their view

Their view

Most folks who know me are also aware I’m a major movie nut. Specifically, movies of old Hollywood, whose time frame I must now admit extends in...

February 10th, 2017 |  


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