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Gallipolis Daily Tribune

Gallia Academy High School announces scholarship winners

GALLIPOLIS — Gallia Academy High School recently announced the winners of several scholarships to members of the class of 2022. The Brad Abels Academic/Athletic Scholarship is awarded to a male and female athlete with the highest academic GPA and has earned a varsity letter(s) during their senior year. This year’s recipients are Bailey Barnette and Garytt Schwall. Barnette is the daughter of Bobby and Sally Barnette of Gallipolis and has been a four year letterman in volleyball. Schwall is the son of Tye and Lisa Schwall of Bidwell and has been a four year letterman in wrestling. Both students will receive $700.
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The Daily Sentinel

Wahama wins sectional title

MASON, W.Va. — From the brink of elimination, these Falcons soared. The Wahama baseball team completed a 2-game comeback against the Ravenswood Red Devils Monday evening, besting the Red and Black 3-0 for the Region IV Section 2 title. This is the White Falcons’ (23-5) third consecutive section championship....
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Point Pleasant Register

Wahama Prom royalty crowned

Wahama High School students and their invited guests celebrated the Junior-Senior Prom on Saturday evening at the Mason County Board of Education office in Point Pleasant. The theme of the event was “Once Upon a Time.” Prom royalty crowned included, from left, Junior Princess Amber Wolfe, Queen Lauren Noble, King Zachary Fields, and Senior Attendant Bailee Bumgarner.
The Daily Sentinel

Dinner cruise tickets now on sale

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant River Museum has announced plans for a dinner cruise on July 25 aboard the Belle of Cincinnati. The Dinner Cruise will include a full band set to sail on July 25 from Point Pleasant. The benefits of this cruise will support the...
Point Pleasant Register

Blue Angels bitten by Athens, 14-3

ATHENS, Ohio — The Blue Angels made their signature comeback … albeit a bit too soon. The Gallia Academy softball team erased a 2-0 deficit with three runs in the top half of the third, but host Athens ultimately answered with a dozen unanswered runs en route to a 14-3 mercy-rule victory in a Division II district semifinal matchup at the Ohio University softball field in Athens County.

Blue Devils fall in extras, 2-1

CENTENARY, Ohio — Things were about as even as they could be through nine innings … and then came the 10th. Bryce Parsons delivered a 1-out double in the top of the 10th that allowed Cannan Griffith to score, which ultimately allowed visiting Hillsboro to sneak away from Bob Eastman Ball Field Monday night with a 2-1 extra-innings triumph in a Division II sectional semifinal contest in Gallia County.
The Daily Sentinel

Southern holds academic banquet

RACINE — The Southern Local School District celebrated it’s top achieving academic students at the school’s annual academic banquet last week in the high school gymnasium. Eighty students earned the opportunity to be honored at the banquet, which carried the theme, “Bee the Change,” a play on words that promoted students to be the difference in life, while also highlighting traits of the “bee.”
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Holzer to host free skin cancer screening

JACKSON — The month of May is recognized as Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Skin cancer is the most common cancer among people in the United States, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. However, it is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Through sharing facts, lives can be saved.
Point Pleasant Register

Home, garden show coming Saturday

MASON — With Spring comes home improvement projects and outdoor fun, and local residents will have the opportunity to check out the latest offerings when Farmers Bank holds its inaugural Home and Garden Show on Saturday. The event will be held in the gymnasium at Wahama High School from...
Gallipolis Daily Tribune

PPWG puts pets on their agenda

POINT PLEASANT — When it comes to pets, it can mostly be said that nothing is exempt from being one. From boa constrictors and black fuzzy spiders to screaming monkeys, rodents, fish, and fowl of the air, there is sure to be someone who has one and calls it “Baby” with tears in their eyes, either from pride of ownership or grief when Baby joins its ancestors in Pet Heaven. Members of the Point Pleasant Writers Guild met recently and shared stories of their less exotic “Babies,” mostly of the canine species. However, one member, Phil Heck, claims to have as pets, 40-something cows under his care, if not in his house or garage.