NEWS


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PPHS homecoming photos
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For the record
Thomas family does it better for 30 years

Thomas family does it better for 30 years

GALLIPOLIS — Thomas Do-It Best Center has been serving the needs of the Ohio Valley region for 30 years and serves as a leading hardware and con...

September 28th, 2016 |  


A mighty homecoming; PPHS festivities to culminate at Friday’s game with crowning of queen

A mighty homecoming; PPHS festivities to culminate at Friday’s game with crowning of queen

POINT PLEASANT — Homecoming festivities at Point Pleasant High School have been happening all week and will culminate in Friday’s football...

September 28th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Willis attends embalmer trainng in Mo.

Willis attends embalmer trainng in Mo.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Matthew R. Willis, director of Willis Funeral Home in Gallipolis, recently completed 41 hours of specialized embalming and re...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Trick-or-treat times and Halloween haunts across Mason Co.

Trick-or-treat times and Halloween haunts across Mason Co.

MASON COUNTY — Halloween is growing in popularity, and while the holiday is Oct. 31, events to celebrate it in Mason County are ongoing during t...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Local advocate for Medicare enrollment questions

POINT PLEASANT — Open enrollment for Medicare is approaching, and while it can be confusing for some, Mason County has a local advocate to help ...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Country Fall Festival returns

Country Fall Festival returns

POINT PLEASANT — The West Virginia State Farm Museum will welcome autumn with its annual Country Fall Festival this weekend, with a special kick...

September 27th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Eagles grounded by Waterford, 46-7

WATERFORD, Ohio — If you stumble out of the gate, your chances of winning the race aren’t great.The Eastern football team committed turnov...

October 1st, 2016 |  


Raiders push past Golden Rockets

Raiders push past Golden Rockets

BIDWELL, Ohio —By successfully shifting some gears on Friday night, the Raiders avoided being stuck in the mud.That’s because River Valley...

October 1st, 2016 |  


Buckeyes blast Meigs, 47-6

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — Host Nelsonville-York scored the first 41 points of regulation and never looked back Friday night during a resounding 47-6 v...

October 1st, 2016 |  


Dragons spoil GAHS Homecoming, 49-34

Dragons spoil GAHS Homecoming, 49-34

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — One thing was clear, one team’s losing skid was going to end on Friday night at Memorial Field.Unfortunately for the Bl...

October 1st, 2016 |  


Rebels fall to Belpre, 30-20

MERCERVILLE, Ohio — The South Gallia Rebels competed to the best of their abilities, but lost a 30-20 heartbreaker to visiting Belpre Friday nig...

October 1st, 2016 |  


Week 6 Friday Football Scores

OHIOAda 27, Convoy Crestview 26Akr. East 28, Akr. Firestone 12Akr. Ellet 48, Green 34Akr. Garfield 41, Akr. North 6Akr. Hoban 41, Mentor Lake Cath. 10...

October 1st, 2016 |  


LIFE


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‘House’ happenings
City flag to appear in Battle Days Parade

City flag to appear in Battle Days Parade

The City of Point Pleasant recently donated a city flag to the Point Pleasant Sons of the American Revolution to be carried in the upcoming Battle Day...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Never forget: 9/11 ceremony held

Never forget: 9/11 ceremony held

An officer with the Point Pleasant Police Department pays their respects at the wreath meant to honor victims of the 9/11 attacks.The color guard with...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Pleasant CEOS members explore the area

Pleasant CEOS members explore the area

The Pleasant Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) took a break from regular monthly meetings on Aug. 18 and made it a day of pleasure.Mary Su...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


20th Lahrmer Family Quilt Sew unveils works

20th Lahrmer Family Quilt Sew unveils works

The Lahrmer family gathered for their 20th family quilt sew over the Labor Day weekend.There were 39 in attendance, plus a number of visitors who stop...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Volunteers, businesses support W.Va. flood relief

MASON, W.Va. — A golf scramble for flood relief for Richwood, Clendenin and Greenbrier counties was held by the Upper Mason Cooperative Parish o...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Camp Conley CEOS news

For the August meeting of the Camp Conley CEOS Club, members traveled to Rio Grande, Ohio and had dinner at Bob Evans Farm Restaurant.For meditations,...

September 20th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Ohio needs ‘Jessica Berry’s Law’ on the books
Blood of Christ is 100 percent effective

Blood of Christ is 100 percent effective

Since the days of Louis Pasteur, mankind has been aware of the relationship between germs and disease.These unseen microorganisms enter into the body ...

September 29th, 2016 |  


A mustard seed of faith goes a long way

A mustard seed of faith goes a long way

One day, Jesus was talking to His Disciples when one of them turned to Him and said, “Lord, increase our faith.”Jesus answered, “If ...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Prepare wisely to meet God

Prepare wisely to meet God

It is an awesome prospect about meeting God. But, people tend to not give it much serious consideration until life, limb or well-being is threatened.W...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Job creation is happening all around us

Last month, we wrote that although it’s easy to see all of the things that are not going well in our communities, we sometimes fail to see the m...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Police and skunks deserve admiration

Police and skunks deserve admiration

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.You reach into a bag of apples often enough and you eventually will pull out a rotting one. ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Respect for men, women in blue

Respect for men, women in blue

Emotion and writing is such a volatile mixture.Succumb fully to emotion and writing becomes ranting; squelch all emotion and writing becomes a barren ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


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