Point Pleasant Daily Register- RSS NEWS Feed http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:53:32 EST 1800 Ohio leaders weigh in on policy issues facing state in 2015 http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151577971/Ohio-leaders-weigh-in-on-policy-issues-facing-state-in-2015 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Four of Ohio's statewide officers expressed opposition Thursday to an effort to legalize medical and recreational marijuana, with the state's attorney general calling one proposal “a stupid... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:01:34 EST Holzer Hospice spearheads ‘music therapy’ http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151567277/Holzer-Hospice-spearheads-music-therapy GALLIPOLIS — Holzer Hospice offers music therapy as part of their services to patients, and Leslie Shoecraft, neurologic music therapist, of Rhythm-N-You, spearheads the efforts for the program. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:21:34 EST Peoples Bancorp 4th quarter, full year earnings http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151567532/Peoples-Bancorp-4th-quarter-full-year-earnings MARIETTA — Peoples Bancorp Inc. announced Thursday its results for the quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2014. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:56:41 EST OVB reports 4th quarter, fiscal year earnings http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151567692/OVB-reports-4th-quarter-fiscal-year-earnings GALLIPOLIS — Ohio Valley Banc Corp. reported consolidated net income for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014, of $423,000, a decrease from the $1,886,000 earned for the fourth quarter of 2013. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:56:35 EST Marshall names Crum new assistant director of alumni relations http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151568953/Marshall-names-Crum-new-assistant-director-of-alumni-relations HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Point Pleasant native Larry Crum, a 2005 graduate of Marshall University with a degree in public relations, has been named the new assistant director of alumni relations at Marshall. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:56:33 EST Mason discusses increase in water and sewer rates http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151535051/Mason-discusses-increase-in-water-and-sewer-rates MASON — Following questions and concerns by town residents regarding the upcoming increases in water and sewer rates, Mayor Donna Dennis explained their need at the most recent meeting of the Mason Town Council. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:46:32 EST Principal gives Intermediate School LSIC report http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151545576/Principal-gives-Intermediate-School-LSIC-report POINT PLEASANT — Principal Shawn Hawkins, of Point Pleasant Intermediate School, gave the Mason County Schools Board of Education a Local School Improvement Council update at the board's most recent meeting, providing the board with WEST... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:26:33 EST McKinley calls for regular mail delivery restoration http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151550609/McKinley-calls-for-regular-mail-delivery-restoration WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman David B. McKinley, R-W.Va., introduced a bipartisan resolution calling for an end to the postal slowdown and a return to prior service standards. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:06:31 EST LPGA’s Powell to speak at Ohio University http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151545878/LPGAs-Powell-to-speak-at-Ohio-University ATHENS, Ohio — Professional golfer and educator Renee Powell is one of only six African American women to ever play on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour and the first woman of color to be elected to membership in the PGA of... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:26:37 EST Unemployment declines in Mason Co. http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151527403/Unemployment-declines-in-Mason-Co. POINT PLEASANT — The holiday season in Mason County saw unemployment decline, according to the latest statistics from WorkForce West Virginia. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:11:32 EST Municipal election filing deadline nears in Hartford, Mason http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151526975/Municipal-election-filing-deadline-nears-in-Hartford-Mason NEW HAVEN — Only a few days remain for potential candidates to file for office in the Hartford and Mason municipal elections, both slated for June 9. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:11:31 EST Coalition: Veterans groups’ electronic raffles raised $12M http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151531738/Coalition:-Veterans-groups-electronic-raffles-raised-$12M COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Electronic raffle machines operated by fraternal and veterans organizations brought in millions of dollars for Ohio charities during the past three years, according to a coalition of groups that is fighting an effort to... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:21:33 EST Point plans reception for Marshall’s interim president http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151520177/Point-plans-reception-for-Marshalls-interim-president POINT PLEASANT — Marshall University has plans next month to stage a reception in Point Pleasant to welcome the school's interim president, Gary G. White. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:01:37 EST Bill would close Clements Tree Nursery http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151509844/Bill-would-close-Clements-Tree-Nursery WEST COLUMBIA — “The lack of money is the root of all evil.” Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:51:32 EST Flu cases rising in Mason Co. http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151509071/Flu-cases-rising-in-Mason-Co. POINT PLEASANT — Flu season is definitely here. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:41:31 EST New Haven Council discusses police cruiser http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151474182/New-Haven-Council-discusses-police-cruiser NEW HAVEN — The New Haven Police Department will soon be getting a new patrol car, after the town council approved the purchase at a recent meeting. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:41:32 EST Library’s tax form availability changes http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151463491/Librarys-tax-form-availability-changes MASON COUNTY —This tax season, Mason County Public Libraries — like many libraries in the United States — will receive less tax forms to make available for public use due to IRS budget cuts. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:21:31 EST ODOT plans Silver Bridge beam replacement http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151467847/ODOT-plans-Silver-Bridge-beam-replacement GALLIPOLIS — The Ohio Department of Transportation plans to portions of Ohio 7 and U.S. 35 ramps in Gallipolis on Jan. 29 so that crews can work on replacing a beam on the Silver Memorial Bridge. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:16:45 EST Ohio University plans tuition, fee increases http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151466627/Ohio-University-plans-tuition-fee-increases ATHENS — The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved tuition and fee rates for the first cohort of students under The Ohio Guarantee and discussed the impact of new financial aid initiatives at meetings on the Athens campus. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:06:35 EST Farmers Market vendor training offered in Mason County http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151460621/Farmers-Market-vendor-training-offered-in-Mason-County MASON COUNTY, W.Va. — “It's a farmers market, and it sells things.” Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:46:35 EST