Jobless rate rises in Mason Co.

POINT PLEASANT — The unemployment rate in Mason County is on the rise.The most recent county numbers are for August and show Mason County had an...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Search begins for ‘Heritage Queen’

Search begins for ‘Heritage Queen’

POINT PLEASANT — The search is on for a new Heritage Queen to represent Mason County, not only during the upcoming Point Pleasant Battle Days, b...

September 26th, 2016 |  


‘Harvest of Quilts’ returns this weekend, registration Friday

POINT PLEASANT — With the West Virginia State Farm Museum’s Fall Festival just around the corner, quilters are reminded that registration ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Court ruling affects local candidate: Villars to remain on ballot in race for county assessor

Court ruling affects local candidate: Villars to remain on ballot in race for county assessor

POINT PLEASANT — It’s been a roller coaster of a week for some independent candidates across the state, including right here in Mason Coun...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Delivering a ‘Wise’ discussion

Delivering a ‘Wise’ discussion

POINT PLEASANT — One of West Virginia’s former governors returned to Mason County this week, not to ask for votes but to talk education in...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Town of New Haven’s Oktoberfest set for Oct. 1.

NEW HAVEN — Pumpkin decorating, face painting, sack races and a chili cook-off are among the events slated for the Town of New Haven’s Okt...

September 23rd, 2016 updated: September 23rd, 2016. |  


‘Next Generation 911’ looks to save lives via texting; Mason County 911 utilizing new technology

POINT PLEASANT — Mason County 911 is utilizing a new technology called Next Generation 911.This technology allows citizens with a cellular phone...

September 23rd, 2016 updated: September 23rd, 2016. |  


President Gilbert invested at Marshall

President Gilbert invested at Marshall

HUNTINGTON — Dr. Jerome A. “Jerry” Gilbert, the 37th president in the 179-year history of Marshall University, was invested Thurday ...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Blake to retire as EMS director; commission begins search for replacement

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Commission met in special session on Thursday to discuss the retirement of its Emergency Medical Services dire...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


Preparing for the worst

Preparing for the worst

MASON COUNTY — Practice makes perfect and a mock disaster planned for this Saturday will prepare first responders should the real thing occur &#...

September 22nd, 2016 |