MASON — Business and Occupation (B&O) tax was an item of discussion at a recent meeting of the Mason Town Council.
Clara Capehart of Letart, W.Va., pictured, will be 99 on March 2. Clara is retired from Lakin State Hospital, where she was a nurse's aid. She has three children, including Betty Moore, of Gallipolis, Ohio, Joe Capehart, of Letart, and Okey...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, and five of his fellow Democrats introduced legislation Friday creating the Earned Sick Time Act.
ATHENS — “The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne,” a documentary film about World War II nurse Augusta Chiwy will be presented on the fourth floor of Ohio University's Alden Library in the 1951 Lounge from 2-4 p.m. Feb.
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Four Mason County students moved from the classroom to the state Capitol in Charleston for a close look at the inner workings of state government as part of the Youth Leadership Association's Eighth Grade Youth and...
POINT PLEASANT — Reports of flu or flu-like illnesses are still very much in Mason County, but decreasing, according to the Mason County Health Department.
POINT PLEASANT — Dealing with extreme weather conditions requires preparedness and the Mason County Health Department continues to assist residents with this task.
POINT PLEASANT — Fireworks will be happening on July 4 this year in downtown Point Pleasant.
POINT PLEASANT — The latest monthly report regarding video lottery revenue in Mason County has been posted.
Wednesday, Feb. 18RAVENSWOOD — Retired United Steel Workers meeting, 10 a.m., local union hall, food is potluck.
ATHENS — Ohio University has been recognized by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs as a top producer of 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Students. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government's flagship...
OHIO VALLEY — Dangerously low temperatures and bitterly cold wind chills continue to be in the forecast for much of the Midwest this week. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants...
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University's School of Music and Theatre again brings new musical works to the Tri-State during the sixth Festival of New Music, which begins Feb. 27, and continues through March 1.
CHARLESTON — Sometimes it takes tragedy to facilitate change.Two local tragedies and the change some hope will come from them, are currently in the hands of the West Virginia Legislature.
Mason County received an arctic blast on Monday morning with several inches of snow falling and temperatures only expected to reach a high of 18 degrees. Some of the coldest air of the season is expected on Wednesday and Thursday mornings with lows of...
GALLIPOLIS — The Ariel Theatre's Chamber Series presents the dynamic new trio ASS3MBLY in “Hot Off the Press” at 2 p.m. Feb. 22.
OHIO VALLEY — Reuse Industries has announced their second Appalachian Ohio ReUse competition.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University is accepting applications for the 2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Fellowship. This program has been conducted at Marshall since 2005, and is funded by the state of West...
NELSONVILLE — Stuart's Opera House in Nelsonville welcomes nationally recognized Elvis tribute artist Dwight Icenhower at 8 p.m. Feb. 20 and tickets are on sale now.
GALLIPOLIS — A recent rash of public drug overdoses, two of which resulted in death at a pair of local businesses, has residents and business owners in the Ohio Valley on edge.
MASON — The artwork of a Wahama High School senior has been chosen from more than 1,000 entries to win the 12th grade prize in the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO) River Sweep poster contest.
PATRIOT —Two Gallia County residents were arrested Thursday on drug charges stemming from the discovery of an active methamphetamine lab in their home on Gallia Road in Greenfield Township.
POINT PLEASANT — A Wednesday morning house fire resulted in a Point Pleasant man's home being a total loss.
MASON — A Mason police officer, whose duties include helping others, is getting a little help himself after his young family was struck by medical emergencies this week.
GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. — Jerry Elbert “Pops” Lindsey, 73, of Green Cove Springs, formerly of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Monday, Feb. 9, 2015.