Point Pleasant Daily Register- RSS NEWS Feed http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS Fri, 28 Nov 2014 01:49:27 EST 1800 Holiday tree and wreath contest http://mydailyregister.com/news/community_news/150687056/Holiday-tree-and-wreath-contest POINT PLEASANT — The GFWC Woman's Club of Point Pleasant is sponsoring a holiday tree and wreath contest as a fundraiser. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:02:27 EST Board discusses property renovations, funding http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150676161/Board-discusses-property-renovations-funding POINT PLEASANT — Possible plans for a new central office and Pre-K center for Mason County Schools was once again a topic of discussion at the most recent meeting of the Mason County Schools Board of Education. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:02:24 EST Unemployment declines in Mason Co. http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150690178/Unemployment-declines-in-Mason-Co. POINT PLEASANT — Unemployment in Mason County continues to decline, according to the latest statistics from WorkForce West Virginia. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:02:22 EST The fabric of courage http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150685886/The-fabric-of-courage MIDDLEPORT — One second, Fort Myer Fire Department member Alan Wallace is standing in front of his fire truck alongside fellow firefighter Mark Skipper when, out of the corner of his eye, he spotted a low-flying plane coming toward the west side... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:02:19 EST Small Business Saturday http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150676307/Small-Business-Saturday OHIO VALLEY — After braving department stores on Black Friday, shoppers all across the nation will look local this weekend to continue their holiday shopping and support local businesses on Small Business Saturday. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:02:16 EST How ‘Extension’ affects Mason County http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150678231/How-Extension-affects-Mason-County POINT PLEASANT — We at the Mason County WVU Extension Office hope that the Extension Service is a valuable part of the Mason County agricultural program and the youth work in our county. Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:43:04 EST Hunting a different kind of bird http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150686003/Hunting-a-different-kind-of-bird POINT PLEASANT — Though most people are thinking of turkeys today, some local men recently had another bird on their minds. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 13:58:08 EST McCormick receives Silver Star http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150677428/McCormick-receives-Silver-Star CHARLESTON — West Virginia's own retired Cpt. James L. McCormick, of New Haven, was recently awarded the Silver Star, the nation's third-highest honor for combat gallantry, at a ceremony held at the Clay Center. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:11:06 EST Letart man dies of injuries sustained in wreck http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150677756/Letart-man-dies-of-injuries-sustained-in-wreck LETART — A Letart man has died from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash earlier this month.Brian Timothy “Tim” Halstead, 54, died Saturday, Nov. 22, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:03:09 EST Treasurer gives school finance update http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150668615/Treasurer-gives-school-finance-update POINT PLEASANT — An update on the Mason County Schools budget was given by Treasurer Gary Hendricks at the Board of Education's most recent meeting. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:54:08 EST Mason talks water and sewer upgrades http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150657999/Mason-talks-water-and-sewer-upgrades MASON — Work progressed on water and sewer upgrade projects when the Mason Town Council held its most recent meeting. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:33:05 EST Transportation director gives report http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150647635/Transportation-director-gives-report POINT PLEASANT — At the most recent meeting of the Mason County Schools Board of Education meeting, an update on the district's transportation department was given. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:20:11 EST Point man sentenced in heroin case http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150657586/Point-man-sentenced-in-heroin-case HUNTINGTON — Joshua Lee, 31, of Point Pleasant was sentenced Monday in federal court in Huntington to six months in prison followed by three years of supervised release. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:17:09 EST Deer season begins Monday http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150633197/Deer-season-begins-Monday MASON COUNTY — It's the most wonderful time of the year for deer hunters. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:15:05 EST Mershon named Holzer Senior Care Center director http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150614961/Mershon-named-Holzer-Senior-Care-Center-director GALLIPOLIS — Brenda Mershon is the new director of nursing for Holzer Senior Care Center.Prior to joining Holzer Senior Care Center, Mershon worked for ResCare as the director of nursing in Gallipolis, and also held... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:42:09 EST Treatment for varicose and spider veins at PVH http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150630795/Treatment-for-varicose-and-spider-veins-at-PVH POINT PLEASANT — Board-certified general surgeon Dr. David C. Faber has expanded surgical services to include advanced varicose and spider vein treatment, according to officials with Pleasant Valley Hospital. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:07:03 EST Principal gives New Haven Elementary LSIC update http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150626401/Principal-gives-New-Haven-Elementary-LSIC-update POINT PLEASANT — Principal Stacy Bissell, of New Haven Elementary School, gave the Mason County Schools Board of Education a Local School Improvement Council update, providing the board with WEST TEST 2 data, school technology updates and... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:06:05 EST Commission talks security http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150619243/Commission-talks-security POINT PLEASANT — An addition to courthouse security was discussed at yesterday's meeting of the Mason County Commission. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:22:06 EST PVH repeats as ‘Top Performer’ http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150614413/PVH-repeats-as-Top-Performer POINT PLEASANT — Glen Washington, CEO of Pleasant Valley Hospital, announced Thursday that the hospital has been recognized as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission for the second consecutive... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:13:07 EST Minority Business Expo set for Dec. 3 http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150616062/Minority-Business-Expo-set-for-Dec.-3 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs announced plans for the 2014 Minority Business Expo from noon to 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Beni Kedem Temple in Charleston. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:08:04 EST