NEWS


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Lessons in local history
4th of July plans announced

4th of July plans announced

MEIGS COUNTY — After limited celebrations and events in 2020, Meigs County residents will have a full weekend of events and activities to celebr...

June 14th, 2021 |  


OVB to open new branch in Point Pleasant

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Ohio Valley Bank is expanding their footprint in Mason County with the opening of the Point Pleasant North Office.Accord...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Paying respect to the fallen

Paying respect to the fallen

POMEROY, Ohio — American Legion Drew Webster Post 39 had a busy schedule Memorial Day, holding graveside services at Rocksprings, Beech Grove an...

June 11th, 2021 |  


WWII soldier’s long journey home

WWII soldier’s long journey home

POMEROY, Ohio — The remains of World War II soldier, Army Pfc. James Wilmer White arrived in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday evening ahead of services...

June 11th, 2021 updated: June 12th, 2021. |  


History of Flag Day

Deeply embedded in our American mythos is the story of the seamstress Betsy Ross being commissioned by General George Washington to create a flag for ...

June 11th, 2021 updated: June 11th, 2021. |  


‘The Ragged Old Flag’

‘The Ragged Old Flag’

POMEROY, Ohio — A tattered American flag waved from the gazebo on the Pomeroy levee during the 2021 Memorial Day ceremonies, and Dan Arnold was ...

June 11th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Hillbillies blank Wahama, 4-0

Hillbillies blank Wahama, 4-0

MAN, W.Va. — No offense in the opener.The Wahama baseball team was held to just three hits on Monday night, as the White Falcons fell to host Ma...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Point outlasts Wildcats in opener, 5-4

Point outlasts Wildcats in opener, 5-4

LOGAN, W.Va. — One down. One to go.Point Pleasant inched one step closer to the Class AA state baseball tournament on Monday night with a wire-t...

June 14th, 2021 updated: June 14th, 2021. |  


Post 39 turns back Glouster Post 414

Post 39 turns back Glouster Post 414

ROCKSPRINGS, Ohio — A Sunday sweep.The American Legion Post 39 baseball team defeated visiting Glouster Post 414 by counts of 4-3 and 10-3 in a ...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Additional scenes from the AA meet

Additional scenes from the AA meet

Some additional scenes from the 2021 WVSSAC Class AA track and field championships held Thursday and Friday at Laidley Field on the campus of the Univ...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Black Knights win AA title

Black Knights win AA title

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There is something to be said when you are on top of the mountain in the Mountain State.The Point Pleasant boys captured the...

June 14th, 2021 |  


Lady Knights 4th in AA meet

Lady Knights 4th in AA meet

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A record-setting day … even if it didn’t go perfect.The Point Pleasant girls came away with a program-best three...

June 13th, 2021 |  


LIFE


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Eastern hosts baseball camp
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RACO presents scholarships

Eastern High School honor roll

REEDSVILLE — Eastern High School has announced its fourth quarter honor roll for the 2020-21 school year.All “A” Honor Roll — ...

June 7th, 2021 |  


Brandi Thomas Memorial Scholarship awarded

Brandi Thomas Memorial Scholarship awarded

The Brandi Thomas Memorial Scholarship was recently awarded. This year’s recipient of the $2,000 scholarship is Matthew Jackson of Racine. Jacks...

June 2nd, 2021 |  


Holzer Nursing class of 1971 holds reunion

Holzer Nursing class of 1971 holds reunion

Seven classmates of the Holzer Medical Center School of Nursing Class of 1971 met recently in Ronks, PA, for their 50th reunion. Kneeling L to R: Shar...

May 28th, 2021 |  


Eagles club awards scholarships

POMEROY — The Pomeroy Eagles Club, Aerie 2171, and the Eagles Ladies Auxiliary have awarded their annual scholarships for 2021.Each recipient wi...

May 28th, 2021 |  


OVB names Gallia, Mason, Meigs scholars

OVB names Gallia, Mason, Meigs scholars

OHIO VALLEY — Ohio Valley Bank recently announced winners of its 2021 Ohio Valley Bank 4-H Scholarship awards from Gallia, Mason and Meigs count...

May 26th, 2021 |  


OPINION


God’s Kids Korner: Soccer goals, life, and the Bible

God’s Kids Korner: Soccer goals, life, and the Bible

I bet a lot of you play soccer. It is a very popular sport all over the world and here locally for kids to play on teams in the spring and fall. The a...

June 10th, 2021 |  


Cross Words: Selecting songs for Sunday morning

Cross Words: Selecting songs for Sunday morning

The songs we sing on a Sunday morning influence what we believe about God. They communicate God’s Word. They preach. And because of this, we mus...

June 10th, 2021 |  


‘We all want to return to normal’

Kids fear some crazy things. I remember as a child being afraid of the green giant on the side of a box in my bedroom closet. That fear vanished as I ...

June 9th, 2021 |  


The ‘OVP COVID Update’ — the end of an era

The ‘OVP COVID Update’ — the end of an era

This week marks a milestone in what has been a trying last 15 months for so many, including those of us in the world of local journalism.Friday, June ...

June 4th, 2021 |  


A Hunger for More: In both theory and practice

A Hunger for More: In both theory and practice

There is a difference between our culture’s idea of what it means to live life well and what the Bible says about it. For example, the Bible adm...

June 3rd, 2021 |  


Meigs Health Matters… The rabies virus

Meigs Health Matters… The rabies virus

The Rabies virus is one of the oldest diseases recorded in human history. Rabies is a viral disease of mammals that is most often transmitted through ...

June 3rd, 2021 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA