Point Pleasant Daily Register- RSS NEWS Feed http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS Sat, 2 Aug 2014 03:50:13 EST 1800 Changes ahead for school’s Office of Education Performance Audits process http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50118800/Changes-ahead-for-schools-Office-of-Education-Performance-Audits-process POINT PLEASANT — At a recent meeting of the Mason County Board of Education, an update on this year's Office of Education Performance Audits (OEPA) and information about future changes to OEPA's evaluation process was... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man arrested for sexual assault of juvenile http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50126335/Man-arrested-for-sexual-assault-of-juvenile GALLIPOLIS — Yet another area resident has been charged with the sexual assault of a juvenile, according to a release issued by the office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine late Wednesday. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Child neglect case bound over to grand jury http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50124583/Child-neglect-case-bound-over-to-grand-jury POINT PLEASANT — The cases of two parents accused of contributing to their infant son's death have been bound over to the grand jury. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Gallipolis woman accused of stealing $1.5M from dementia sufferer http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50125596/Gallipolis-woman-accused-of-stealing-$1.5M-from-dementia-sufferer COLUMBUS — A federal court judge has frozen the assets of a former Gallipolis-based financial adviser amid allegations she conned a 96-year-old nursing home resident out of $1.5 million. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Officer shooting case concludes http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50112348/Officer-shooting-case-concludes GALLIPOLIS — Following nearly two years in the local court system, the case against a Gallia County man accused of shooting and seriously injuring a local police officer has concluded. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘Back-to-School Bash’ to bring in the new school year http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50118818/Back-to-School-Bash-to-bring-in-the-new-school-year POINT PLEASANT — Mason County families and students will gather to celebrate the start of the school year on Friday evening outside Point Pleasant Intermediate School. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Chamber ‘Business of the Month’ http://mydailyregister.com/news/community_news/50124376/Chamber-Business-of-the-Month The Point Pleasant Register has been named July's business of the month by the Mason County Area Chamber of Commerce. Pictured are Chamber Board President Richard Walker, Chamber Executive Director Hilda Austin, Civitas Media Content Manager... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Deputies capture home invasion suspect http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50106802/Deputies-capture-home-invasion-suspect BIDWELL — After nearly four and half hours on the run, a Meigs County man was apprehened during the early morning hours on Tuesday morning after he allegedly invaded the home of an elderly woman. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST 2014 Reader’s Choice picks begin this weekend http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50072183/2014-Readers-Choice-picks-begin-today OHIO VALLEY — The 2014 Reader's Choice: Best of the Best Tri-County contest starts today, and submissions are due Aug. 13. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Suspect vehicle recovered following burglary http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50067441/Suspect-vehicle-recovered-following-burglary POINT PLEASANT — The Point Pleasant Police Department recovered a suspect vehicle Thursday evening matching the description of a truck that was reportedly observed at a burglary in Gallia County on Thursday afternoon. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Search the Scriptures http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50056279/Search-the-Scriptures Jesus, confronted by an unbelieving prefect who sought to justify himself, was famously asked, “What is truth.” (John 18:38) Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ohio University receives high marks in international rankings http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50056346/Ohio-University-receives-high-marks-in-international-rankings ATHENS — Ohio University has received top marks in two ranking systems designed to provide students and parents with information about the overall quality and cost of higher education. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Community draws together, clears trail for nature preserve http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50043914/Community-draws-together-clears-trail-for-nature-preserve MASON COUNTY — A committed band of volunteers has been hard at work for more than a year to restore a community-owned piece of land that will one day be Letart Nature Park. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST New doctors Hassuna, Chandra join Holzer http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/343509/New-doctors-Hassuna-Chandra-join-Holzer GALLIPOLIS — Dr. Deena Hassuna, a rheumatologist, and Dr. Rameesh Chandra, interventional cardiologist, have joined Holzer Health System as new physicians. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST State police: Child died ‘long agonizing death’ http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/332072/State-police:-Child-died-long-agonizing-death MASON COUNTY — West Virginia State Police say a 20-month old child died a “long agonizing death” as a result of alleged neglect at the hands of his parents. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Case resolved against woman accused of sexual misconduct http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/332648/Case-resolved-against-woman-accused-of-sexual-misconduct GALLIPOLIS — The case against a Gallipolis woman accused of sexual misconduct with a juvenile has been resolved, according to information filed this week with the Gallia County Clerk of Courts Office. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Fair season passes now on sale http://mydailyregister.com/news/breaking_news/332382/Fair-season-passes-now-on-sale GALLIPOLIS — Season passes for the Gallia County Junior Fair are now on sale. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Mason’s man named to state ag, forestry hall of fame http://mydailyregister.com/news/localnews1/311104/Masons-man-named-to-state-ag-forestry-hall-of-fame MASON — Robert “Bob” Barnitz, of Mason, was one of five men inducted Saturday into the West Virginia Agriculture and Forestry Hall of Fame at Jackson's Mill. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Farmer’s Market faithfully offers fresh, local alternative to eating http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/3873535/Farmers-Market-faithfully-offers-fresh-local-alternative-to-eating POINT PLEASANT—The Mason County Farmer's Market continues to offer fresh, locally grown produce in spite of uncertainty in consumer demand for locally produced food. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Jury returns with its verdict in rape case http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/3843786/Jury-returns-with-its-verdict-in-rape-case GALLIPOLIS — Following approximately 12 1/2 hours of deliberation, a guilty verdict and two not guilty verdicts were returned by a jury following three days of testimony against a man accused of raping a small girl. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST