NEWS


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Success with S.T.E.M.
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Remembering the sacrifices

Unemployment rate declines in Mason County

POINT PLEASANT — Unemployment in Mason County was down slightly, according to the latest statistics.The most recent county numbers are for Decem...

February 17th, 2017 |  


House of Delegates passes first bills of session

CHARLESTON — The House of Delegates passed its first bills of the 2017 session this past week, with lawmakers focusing efforts on boosting gover...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Gone but not forgotten

Gone but not forgotten

WEST COLUMBIA, W.Va. — William Faulker once wrote, “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” For Lakin Hospital and the fo...

February 17th, 2017 |  


This week in West Virginia History

This week in West Virginia History

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Eds: APNewsNow.CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Jim Justice plans to visit a highway project in Raleigh County on Sunday, calling it the first stop...

February 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Raiders’ Young to swim at Malone

Hill represents RedStorm on all-RSC team

FLORENCE, Ky. — University of Rio Grande junior guard Will Hill was among those named first-team selections to the all-River States Conference M...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Rio’s Marcum, Barnes named to all-RSC team

FLORENCE, Ky. — University of Rio Grande senior Brooke Marcum earned first-team honors, while senior Sharday Baines grabbed second-team kudos on...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Lincoln County rolls Big Blacks

HAMLIN, W. Va. — A two-point third quarter was the downfall for Point Pleasant on Tuesday night, as the visiting Big Blacks lost at Lincoln Coun...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Tornadoes clip Trimble, 58-56

GLOUSTER, Ohio — On a warm night, the Tornadoes were simply on fire from inside the arc.Visiting Southern shot a sizzling 77-percent from two-po...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Wildcats sweep Wahama, 82-46

Wildcats sweep Wahama, 82-46

MASON, W.Va. — A near-perfect end to an otherwise perfect season.Visiting Waterford shot 53 percent from the field, had nine players reach the s...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Green eliminates Eagles, 59-50

Green eliminates Eagles, 59-50

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — Unfortunately for the Eagles, there are four periods in a basketball game.The eighth-seeded Eastern boys basketball team hel...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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Bruce Lee Deal

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Fly your kite whatever age
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Budget issues will dominate legislative session
Good vibes only, please

Good vibes only, please

When it comes to positive energy, are you a giver or a taker?Everywhere we go, our energy either adds to, or detracts from, those around us. I’m...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Don’t throw out the baby…you know

Don’t throw out the baby…you know

It’s that time of the year again when the news is full of stories on local and state budgets for the new year, how they must be balanced before ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Don’t put off doing the right thing

Don’t put off doing the right thing

When is the time to make the change you know you need to make?That is, if you have identified a problem, understand the solution, and have the ability...

February 16th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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