NEWS


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Chamber of commerce honors ‘the best’
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Roush chasing national title in Las Vegas
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Fishing fits in with teens
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For the record
NHS and Rho Kappa host spring tapping ceremonies

NHS and Rho Kappa host spring tapping ceremonies

MASON — Several Wahama High School students were inducted as members Wednesday, when both the National Honor Society and Rho Kappa National Soci...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Ballots in Mason, Hartford, Leon elections shape up

Ballots in Mason, Hartford, Leon elections shape up

MASON COUNTY — Write-in candidates have joined the slate of potential office holders in both the Mason and Hartford elections, set for June 13.T...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Unemployment declines in Mason County

POINT PLEASANT — Unemployment in Mason County continues to decline, according to the latest statistics.The most recent county numbers are for Ma...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Local admitted into U.S. Naval Academy

Local admitted into U.S. Naval Academy

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) announced this week that Hunter White of Point Pleasant has been admitted to the U.S. Na...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Public hearing on raising water rates

NEW HAVEN — A public hearing for the purpose of raising water rates in the Town of New Haven will be held on Monday.The hearing will begin at 6 ...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Possible ‘bad batch’ of heroin, sends EMS scrambling

Possible ‘bad batch’ of heroin, sends EMS scrambling

POINT PLEASANT — This past Friday night, people in Mason County were bracing for what felt like a possible overdose epidemic within a matter of ...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


Marauders blank Wellston, 4-0

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — A pitching gem and defense to match.Thanks in large part to zero errors and a complete game shut out thrown by senior Luke M...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Blue Angels sweep Portsmouth

CENTENARY, Ohio — The Blue Angels, basically, ended this one early.That’s because Gallia Academy, in scoring the game’s opening nine...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Lady Marauders mercy rule Wellston, 14-4

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — A big night at the plate and a big lead in the league standings.The Tri-Valley Conference Ohio Division leading Meigs softba...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Trojans upset Blue Devils in OVC

CENTENARY, Ohio — Simply put, Portsmouth put the Blue Devils’ victory party on hold.That’s because the visiting Trojans, by scoring ...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Lady Knights top Ripley, 10-4

Lady Knights top Ripley, 10-4

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — A fitting end to the regular season.The Point Pleasant softball team secured its fourth consecutive 20-win season on Fri...

April 28th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Catch of the day
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Catch of the day

Mason County Democratic Women meet

The Mason County Democratic Women’s Organization met on April 6, at the Mason County Library at 6:30 p.m.Attendees: Mercedes Sayre Linda Brewer,...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Recipes and remembrances

Friends are coming, well maybe not; I better be prepared either way. Sometimes they bring the food, but I don’t know about today. I will be very...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Avalanche CEOS club meets

The Avalanche CEOS club held its regular monthly meeting on April 20, at the Country Corner Cafe in Letart.The meeting was called to order by Presiden...

April 26th, 2017 |  


County CEOS clubs meet

The Mason County Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) met at the Courthouse Annex on March 14, with the Avalanche Club serving lunch. The roo...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Plans for Handmade Holiday Treasure show

The Handmade Holiday Treasure Committee recently met to make plans for the 2017 craft show.On Nov. 4, the craft show will be moving back to the Nation...

April 26th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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My adventures in recycling
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Learn from God
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Meeting the requirements
You’ve got a friend

You’ve got a friend

Have you ever tried to learn something new and just couldn’t seem to be able to do it? No matter how hard you listened, watched, or tried, you j...

April 27th, 2017 |  


You are loved

You are loved

I can say for certain today, “I am loved.”I hope you feel the same. Maybe you don’t. But nonetheless, you are loved. The Bible says ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Light at the end of the tunnel

Light at the end of the tunnel

One day several years ago, my family and I spent an afternoon at a park that had, along with its wooded walking trails and sandy softball fields, a co...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Earth dances like nobody’s looking, but I am

Earth dances like nobody’s looking, but I am

I never could do a jig to the choreographed exercises like Zumba, but I can tap dance across a meadow, feeling as coordinated as a bird prancing on a ...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Their view

Broadband high-speed internet access is widely recognized as an essential service in today’s society. Yet, a significant gap – often refer...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Their view

Their view

Last summer, after reading about the vanished Vinton County community of Moonville and the railroad tunnel that serves as the lone reminder that a lit...

April 21st, 2017 |  


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