‘Bikes and BBQ’ event a first for Point

POINT PLEASANT — A new event has appeared on the tourism schedule for Point Pleasant and will help fund recreational activities throughout the c...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Two arrested on drug charges on Georges Creek Road

Two arrested on drug charges on Georges Creek Road

GALLIPOLIS — Two people were arrested on Georges Creek Road after law enforcement enacted a search warrant in the morning hours of Sunday with d...

February 13th, 2017 |  


For the record

Mason County Sheriff’s DepartmentThe Mason County Sheriff’s Department reports the following arrests Feb. 3-12: Charles C. Sullivan, 48, W...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Making the grade

Making the grade

MASON COUNTY — Two Mason County high schools were among the 70 recognized Friday in Charleston for achieving exemplary graduation rates of 90 pe...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Law enforcement looking for runaway teen for second time

Law enforcement looking for runaway teen for second time

POMEROY — For the second time in as many weeks law enforcement is looking for a runaway teenager.According to officials with Meigs County Juveni...

February 12th, 2017 |  


County to assist in collecting Old Glory

County to assist in collecting Old Glory

POINT PLEASANT — At this week’s meeting of the Mason County Commission, County Clerk Diana Cromley announced she’d applied for a spe...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Communities getting creative to assist libraries with operating costs

Communities getting creative to assist libraries with operating costs

MASON COUNTY — The community is stepping up to help the Mason County Library system, which has been hit in recent years with budget cuts.Pam Tho...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Who was the grandmother of local writing icon, McIntyre?

Who was the grandmother of local writing icon, McIntyre?

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, thoughts turn to those we love which is not limited to significant others. For one...

February 10th, 2017 updated: February 10th, 2017. |  


Pomeroy man charged in Syracuse armed robbery

Pomeroy man charged in Syracuse armed robbery

POMEROY — Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood reports charges are being filed against Derek Nichols, age 27, of Pomeroy, Ohio for the Jan. 27 armed ...

February 10th, 2017 |  


Man shot by homeowner in reported home invasion

ASHTON, W.Va. — A reported home invasion ended in one man being shot by a homeowner on Thursday morning.According to the Mason County Sheriff...

February 9th, 2017 |