Point Pleasant Daily Register- RSS NEWS Feed http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:14:41 EST 1800 County lowers employee PEIA contributions http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50467696/County-lowers-employee-PEIA-contributions POINT PLEASANT — After the Mason County Commission announced it was looking at an unexpected budget surplus which allowed it to reinstate funding to outside agencies that were cut earlier this year, county employees will also see at least a... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:44:09 EST River Museum to remember lifetime member, supporter http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50460687/River-Museum-to-remember-lifetime-member-supporter POINT PLEASANT — On Sunday, the Point Pleasant River Museum will celebrate the birthday of a lifetime supporter and member of the museum — the late Roger Lee, who passed away last year. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:35:08 EST Deadly car fire investigation continues http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50451695/Deadly-car-fire-investigation-continues GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Sheriff's Office is continuing its investigation into the death of two men who were found inside a burned car earlier this year in Racoon Township, Gallia County. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:09:14 EST Police matters discussed in New Haven http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50455225/Police-matters-discussed-in-New-Haven NEW HAVEN — Several police matters were discussed when the Town of New Haven council held its most recent meeting. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:41:08 EST Country Fall Festival pageant http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50450984/Country-Fall-Festival-pageant POINT PLEASANT — Nine titles are up for grabs this weekend as the Fifth Annual Miss Country Fall Festival Pageant takes place at the West Virginia State Farm Museum on Saturday. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:51:03 EST School test scores show drops, incite discussion http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50433630/School-test-scores-show-drops-incite-discussion POINT PLEASANT — A variety of 2014 test scores for various grades were presented from the curriculum department, inciting discussion about how the district can bring up the declining numbers. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:54:09 EST Mason favors lower speed limit http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50436338/Mason-favors-lower-speed-limit MASON — Residents traveling the streets of Mason will soon see a change in the speed limit. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:39:23 EST Accident involves multi-agency, multi-state response http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50422345/Accident-involves-multi-agency-multi-state-response POINT PLEASANT — The response to Tuesday's accident between a school bus and two semi trucks was a result of preparing for the worst-case scenario. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:00:07 EST Home confinement violation arrest in assault case http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50408356/Home-confinement-violation-arrest-in-assault-case POINT PLEASANT — A Point Pleasant man who was on home confinement after a 2012 incident where he was accused of beating a man he believed had burglarized his home, has been arrested for allegedly violating the terms of that home... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:28:13 EST Making an international impact http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50402128/Making-an-international-impact POINT PLEASANT — When Emily Thompson had the opportunity to travel during her education endeavours, she encountered a need, found solution and created a way to make a difference across the globe from home. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:36:08 EST Ell to headline ‘Party in the Park’ http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50356691/Ell-to-headline-Party-in-the-Park RACINE — Racine's Party in the Park is fast approaching, with tentative dates of Sept. 11-13. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:41:17 EST FRN gives Synar update, elects new officers http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50352128/FRN-gives-Synar-update-elects-new-officers POINT PLEASANT — At this month's meeting of the Mason County Family Resource Network, Executive Driector Greg Fowler gave an update on the county's Synar visit results, and members voted on the election of new FRN... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:42:04 EST Gallia County 25th Annual Gospel Sing to sing out soon http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50350996/Gallia-County-25th-Annual-Gospel-Sing-to-sing-out-soon GALLIPOLIS — The sound of gospel music will ring out beneath the stars this weekend at the Gallia County Junior Fairgrounds, bringing gospel groups, first-time attendees and longtime friends together from all over. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:23:17 EST Holzer cancer center joins Ohio State’s James Cancer Network http://mydailyregister.com/news/breaking_news/50333101/Holzer-cancer-center-joins-Ohio-States-James-Cancer-Network GALLIPOLIS — When Barbara Shelton first learned she had a rare type of cancer last November, she became overwhelmed with a series of emotions. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:22:14 EST Computers For Students helps deliver 32 computers to Meigs County students in need http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50323470/Computers-For-Students-helps-deliver-32-computers-to-Meigs-County-students-in-need POMEROY — The parents and students sat and waited patiently under the gazebo of the Pomeroy Parking Lot. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:51:14 EST Sustainability meets fashion http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50320207/Sustainability-meets-fashion MORGANTOWN — A Point Pleasant Jr./Sr. High School alumna is finding a way to combine and showcase two of her passions during her college experience at West Virginia University. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:02:07 EST Lost and found http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50298715/Lost-and-found RIPLEY, W.Va. — Thanks to a considerate individual, the World Wide Web and a nonprofit foundation, a Purple Heart has finally made its way back into the hands of its owner's family. Sat, 16 Aug 2014 00:01:53 EST IRS repeats warning about phone scams http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50273862/IRS-repeats-warning-about-phone-scams WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration continue to hear from taxpayers who have received unsolicited calls from individuals demanding payment while fraudulently claiming to be from the... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:55:12 EST Schools revise Title I budget http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50271772/Schools-revise-Title-I-budget POINT PLEASANT — After a few months of uncertainty, Title I schools in Mason County have been re-budgeted for state approval. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:12:08 EST Opening Day Ceremony http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/50258838/Opening-Day-Ceremony POINT PLEASANT — Mason County Schools held a staff opening day ceremony Monday in the Point Pleasant Jr./Sr. High School auditorium to recognize outstanding staff members, welcome new staff members and kick off the start of the new academic... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:58:09 EST