Jobless rate declines in Mason County

POINT PLEASANT — The unemployment rate in Mason County is on the decline.The most recent county numbers are for July and show Mason County had a...

August 26th, 2016 |  


For the record

For the record

Mason County Sheriff’s DepartmentThe Mason County Sheriff’s Department reports the following arrests: Lila J. Siders, 30, Point Pleasant, ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Grant is music to Ashton Elementary’s ears

Grant is music to Ashton Elementary’s ears

ASHTON — Ashton Elementary’s school year includes beginning band instruments purchased by a grant awarded to the school from the Robert an...

August 26th, 2016 |  


PPHS Alumni gather for annual reunion

The Point Pleasant High School Alumni Association celebrated it’s annual reunion this summer, with a dinner and dance held at the National Guard...

August 26th, 2016 |  


UPDATE: 32 FT jobs eliminated at Gallipolis Developmental Center

UPDATE: 32 FT jobs eliminated at Gallipolis Developmental Center

GALLIPOLIS — Officials with the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities said Friday they are eliminating 32 full-time positions from the G...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 26th, 2016. |  


Cole talks jobs, right-to-work, gov’s race

Cole talks jobs, right-to-work, gov’s race

POINT PLEASANT — The GOP candidate pushing to be the state’s next governor was in Point Pleasant this week, speaking to local officials an...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Miss Ohio USA to speak at annual dinner

Miss Ohio USA to speak at annual dinner

MASON — The Community Foundation of Mason County has announced Miss Ohio USA 2016, Megan Wise, will speak at the annual benefit dinner at 6 p.m....

August 25th, 2016 |  


Improving Cornstalk Lake

Improving Cornstalk Lake

SOUTHSIDE — Close to 20 volunteers recently gathered at Chief Cornstalk Wildlife Management Area to help the West Virginia Department of Natural...

August 25th, 2016 |  


MCCF accepting applications for fall round

OHIO VALLEY — The Community Foundation of Mason County (MCCF Inc.) is currently accepting applications for grants for the fall cycle of its Comm...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Point talks recreation, trash truck and more

Point talks recreation, trash truck and more

POINT PLEASANT — Though fall is on the way, the idea of placing a spray park at Krodel Park is still very much on the minds of Point Pleasant Ci...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |