Man sentenced following abuse of patient

GALLIPOLIS — A former caretaker was sentenced Monday in Gallia County Common Pleas Court after he reportedly abused or neglected a disabled person.After pleading guilty to a fourth-degree felony charge of patient abuse, William Crane, 35, of Middleport, was sentenced by Common Pleas Judge D. Dean Evans to two years of community control.Following Monday’s hearing, Assistant Gallia County prosecuting attorneys Eric Mulford and Britt Wiseman said the case would ...

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Brewster charged with theft following homicide

GALLIPOLIS — A local man wanted for questioning following a reported homicide last week in Gallia County will appear today in the Gallipolis Municipal Court for a preliminary hearing.David Dwayne Brewster, 43, of Patriot, made his initial appearance Friday via video before Judge Margaret Evans to answer a charge of theft after he allegedly, on or about April 8, stole a truck belonging to Daniel Lee Day.Day, 29, was reportedly found dead in his Clay Township home Ap...

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Man sought by investigators following ‘suspicious’ death

CLAY TOWNSHIP — Authorities are currently seeking a local man who is wanted for questioning following a reported “suspicious” death that occurred Tuesday evening in Gallia County.According to a release issued by the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office late Wednesday morning, David Dwayne Brewster, 43, is wanted in connection with the death of Daniel Lee Day, 29, who was found dead at a Clay Chapel Road residence in Clay Township on Tuesday evening.The ...

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Point Pleasant In Bloom’s spring calendar

POINT PLEASANT — A sure sign of spring is the release of Point Pleasant in Bloom’s calendar of events.The PPIB committee recently announced important dates regarding efforts to keep the city looking its best and has also announced the official city flower colors for this year.The 2014 official city flower colors are various shades of yellow. Residents and businesses are asked to support the aesthetic efforts of the city by planting flowers in these tones. The...

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Roosevelt receives special recognition

POINT PLEASANT — Mason County Schools was recently notified by the West Virginia Department of Education that Roosevelt Elementary received the designation as a High Progress Reward School.Roosevelt Elementary saw an increase in student academic progress. The school ranked among the highest 10 percent of schools for growth and small achievement gaps among all schools in West Virginia. Only 22 schools in 16 West Virginia counties received this High Progress Reward School disti...

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The youth at Ashton Baptist Church spent January and...

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Somewhere along the way, many moons ago, the stigma or...

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