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Marshall rolls out active shooter training

Marshall rolls out active shooter training

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University has developed a training module for faculty, staff and students to learn how to best handle an active sh...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Child dies in fire outside Point Pleasant

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — A house fire claimed the life of a child early Sunday morning at a home just outside Point Pleasant.Point Pleasant Fire ...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Town of Mason adopts social media policy

MASON — A new social media policy that affects both town-sanctioned sites as well as employees’ private sites was adopted by the Mason tow...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Area veterans discuss issues with congressmen

Area veterans discuss issues with congressmen

OHIO VALLEY — More than 100 veterans converged Monday morning for a town hall meeting in Mason to hear congressional updates from both West Virg...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


‘Kickin’ cancer’ kickball tournament to return

NEW HAVEN — A benefit tournament with a unique name is quickly becoming a major county event in the fight against cancer.The third annual “...

August 19th, 2016 |  


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 ...

August 19th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Lady Tornadoes top Meigs in season opener

Lady Tornadoes top Meigs in season opener

RACINE, Ohio — A sweep to start the year.The Southern volleyball team claimed a non-conference victory in straight games on Tuesday night, as th...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Tornadoes topple Belpre

BELPRE, Ohio — Still perfect.The Southern golf team improved to 3-0 in league matches this fall following a solid effort of 188 at Oxbow Country...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Lady Marauders win 1st match

JACKSON, Ohio — Simply put, the Lady Marauders came out in droves — and came out swinging.That’s because the Meigs High School girls...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Black Knights win tri-match with White Falcons, Raiders

Black Knights win tri-match with White Falcons, Raiders

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Buoyed by four scores of 43 or better, the Point Pleasant High School golf team captured a triangular match on Tuesday —...

August 24th, 2016 |  


“Rumble at Rio” to benefit RedStorm softball

RIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande softball program will host a fundraiser featuring Bluegrass Championship Wrestling on Saturday, Sept. ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


LIFE


WoHeLo CEOS Club news

For Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) Clubs all over the county and the state, July was Reorganization Month.Election of officers and appo...

August 3rd, 2016 |  


Community calendar

Editor’s Note: The Point Pleasant Register appreciates your input to the community calendar. To make sure items can receive proper attention, al...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Community cookout

Community cookout

Pictured are members of The Kitchen Table, members of the Pleasant Valley Hospital Auxiliary who head up the auxiliary’s community outreach comm...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Mountaineers 4-H Club news

Mountaineers 4-H Club news

The Mountaineers 4-H Club wanted to help those affected by the flood in West Virginia. Many members purchased and sent cleaning supplies to aid in the...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 22nd, 2016. |  


Final Pre-K registration set for Aug. 5

Mason County Schools will have a final registration for preschool on Aug. 5 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Mason County Board of Education Central O...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


OPINION


As a whole, Olympics were a success

With all the clamor about how unfit and unready Rio de Janeiro’s was in its role as host of the Olympic Games, many folks read or watched the ne...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Hobo habits that keep me grounded

Hobo habits that keep me grounded

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Hobo’s have always fascinated me — ever since I pranced out the door one trick-o...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Men on the march for same cause

Men on the march for same cause

Both men were on grueling military marches. John marched 130 miles due north to Gettysburg with the 140th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Leigh marched 250 m...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


There is good news in today’s violent world

There is good news in today’s violent world

In a world as ravaged as is ours by the bitter winds of hate and hate’s awful offspring, cruelty, we long for the sweetly perfumed airs of good ...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Dear God, what have we done?

Dear God, what have we done?

Our youngest son, Jamin, started law school at Liberty University, in Lynchburg, Va., this week. Terry and I helped him move things for his apartment....

August 18th, 2016 |  


The Olympics of life with God as coach

The Olympics of life with God as coach

I was working on the sermon for church this past week, and Hebrews 12: 1-2 was part of the Scripture.It made me think of the Olympics that have been o...

August 18th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA