Mason County Schools prepares for the eclipse

Mason County Schools prepares for the eclipse

MASON COUNTY — Millions will be looking to the skies Monday, as much of the United States experiences a total solar eclipse.Only a partial eclip...

August 18th, 2017 |  


For the record

For the record

Mason County Sheriff’s DepartmentThe Mason County Sheriff’s Department reports the following arrests Aug. 11 - 15: Ronnie L. Hammond, 42, ...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Railroad museum roof nearly finished

Railroad museum roof nearly finished

GALLIPOLIS — The Gallipolis Railroad Freight Station Museum on Third Avenue has a bright new coat of paint, an official sign and the majority of...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Kayak races planned for Tribute to the River

Kayak races planned for Tribute to the River

POINT PLEASANT — Kayakers now have a new event to prepare for.The Point Pleasant River Museum and Learning Center will be hosting a kayak race a...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Mason Council tables overdose ordinance

Mason Council tables overdose ordinance

MASON — It didn’t take long in the regular Mason Town Council meeting Thursday to learn that a much anticipated drug overdose ordinance, p...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Area Bob Evans named ‘Restaurant of the Year’

Area Bob Evans named ‘Restaurant of the Year’

GALLIPOLIS — Among the hundreds of stores across the country with the name Bob Evans on them, the Gallipolis store recently took home the franch...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Rio gives back with backpacks

Rio gives back with backpacks

RIO GRAND — Classes for the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Fall 2017 semester will begin Monday, August 21. New and r...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Garden club receives national recognition

Garden club receives national recognition

POINT PLEASANT — Often the unsung heroes are the nurturers.However, recently, some of those nurturers were recognized for their efforts, namely,...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Mason County Memories: First come, first serve

Mason County Memories: First come, first serve

All of us know about the French and Indian War and the Battle of Point Pleasant, but which Europeans actually “discovered” the Ohio Valley...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Prevention coalition meeting talks recovery

POINT PLEASANT — Prestera has had success with their Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Program (LEADS) in Cabell and Kanawha Counties.The progr...

August 16th, 2017 |