Point Pleasant Daily Register- RSS NEWS Feed http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS Tue, 30 Sep 2014 02:33:15 EST 1800 School board votes to purchase property http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50800328/School-board-votes-to-purchase-property POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Board of Education recently held a special business meeting to discuss and vote on a motion to acquire the Moose Lodge property for the purpose of housing the district's central office and, eventually,... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:03:07 EST Mason mayor to resign Oct. 1 http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50781909/Mason-mayor-to-resign-Oct.-1 MASON — Mason Mayor Jerry Tucker announced Friday that he will be resigning from his position, effective Oct. 1. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:35:14 EST Commission discusses Henderson http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50782218/Commission-discusses-Henderson POINT PLEASANT — The town of Henderson was once again a topic of discussion at Thursday's regular meeting of the Mason County Commission. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:25:08 EST Schools implement free dinner program http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50767501/Schools-implement-free-dinner-program POINT PLEASANT — Two high schools in Mason County recently implemented a new food service program that school officials say has been a big success for students. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:22:11 EST Point man arrested in Gallia County http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50749419/Point-man-arrested-in-Gallia-County GALLIPOLIS — A Point Pleasant man was arrested this past weekend in Gallia County and is facing multiple charges following a traffic stop. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:15:14 EST Bike run a success http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50738238/Bike-run-a-success POINT PLEASANT — The Knight Bikers Bike Club's Mothman Bicycle Numbers Run was a success, according Gabe Roush, one of the organizers. Roush said there were a total of 32 riders of all ages for the fundraiser which raised funds for the... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:33:16 EST USDA reports local, national food insecurity decline http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50721576/USDA-reports-local-national-food-insecurity-decline MASON COUNTY —Recent reports from the United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service show an overall local, state and national decline in food insecurity from 2011-2013. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:21:10 EST New Haven preps for ‘Kickin’ Cancer in the Balls’ event http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50724622/New-Haven-preps-for-Kickin-Cancer-in-the-Balls-event MASON — More than 20 kickball teams will converge Saturday on the New Haven ballfields for a chance at “Kickin' Cancer in the Balls,” and helping a local woman struck with the disease. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:16:09 EST Local appears on MTV http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50671408/Local-appears-on-MTV GALIPOLLIS — When Shelby Merry of Gallipolis sent in her video application explaining to MTV producers why she'd be “the worst” contestant to appear on the “Million Dollar Maze Runner,” she never thought she'd... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:40:20 EST FRN discusses finances, National Recovery Month http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50671307/FRN-discusses-finances-National-Recovery-Month POINT PLEASANT — This month's meeting of the Mason County Family Resource Network incited discussion about the group's grant money and events surrounding National Recovery Month. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:15:18 EST Court awards $82,000 to wrongfully imprisoned man http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50670756/Court-awards-$82000-to-wrongfully-imprisoned-man COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Court of Claims has awarded $82,000 to a man for wrongful imprisonment after determining he was sent to prison for a crime that didn't carry a spelled-out penalty. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:42:13 EST Ohio faces high prices for road salt this winter http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50670934/Ohio-faces-high-prices-for-road-salt-this-winter CLEVELAND (AP) — An extremely harsh winter has driven up road salt prices throughout state and has forced the Ohio Department of Transportation to contract with an Indiana company to buy less-expensive salt for delivery this winter. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:42:08 EST DNA sought from 3 in beating death of concert promoter http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50670417/DNA-sought-from-3-in-beating-death-of-concert-promoter COLUMBUS (AP) — Columbus homicide detectives have filed search warrants to obtain DNA from three men awaiting trial in the 2011 beating death of a concert promoter from Florida. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:41:19 EST 2 Buckeye students remain hospitalized http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50670835/2-Buckeye-students-remain-hospitalized STEUBENVILLE — Two of the three Buckeye Local High School students injured in a crash Monday remain hospitalized today. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:41:14 EST Man charged with murder in Kentucky jailed in Ohio http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50671000/Man-charged-with-murder-in-Kentucky-jailed-in-Ohio LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man charged in Kentucky with murder and kidnapping is now in a southwestern Ohio jail on an aggravated murder charge. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:41:09 EST Crash closes Silver Bridge on Tuesday http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50659791/Crash-closes-Silver-Bridge-on-Tuesday GALLIPOLIS — The Silver Memorial Bridge was closed for approximately one hour Tuesday morning after a piece of equipment struck a steel support beam at the overpass on Ohio 7 North in Gallipolis. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:46:15 EST Point sets ‘trick-or-treat’ http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50646435/Point-sets-trick-or-treat POINT PLEASANT — The recent meeting of Point Pleasant City Council saw a date set for trick-or-treat and a look ahead at next year's Point Pleasant Sternwheel Regatta. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:22:09 EST Commission hears concerns about Henderson http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50624662/Commission-hears-concerns-about-Henderson POINT PLEASANT — Residents with the town of Henderson appeared before the Mason County Commission with concerns about the town's current mayor. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:48:07 EST Community rallies behind young family http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50624319/Community-rallies-behind-young-family Pittsburgh, Pa. — The community is coming together to support a young family dealing with the unexpected. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:03:11 EST ‘Ignite the Night’ on Saturday http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50607579/Ignite-the-Night-on-Saturday POINT PLEASANT — Addiction is a dark place.This Saturday, people in Point Pleasant are joining a nationwide movement to raise awareness about substance abuse disorder and those whose lives have been impacted by it. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:40:05 EST