Point Pleasant Daily Register- RSS NEWS Feed http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:21:46 EST 1800 Holzer hosts ‘Go Red For Women’ luncheon http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152090928/Holzer-hosts-Go-Red-For-Women-luncheon BIDWELL — Holzer's third “Go Red for Women Heart Health” luncheon conducted Thursday at The Gathering Place in Bidwell encouraged awareness of heart disease among women of all ages. Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:41:35 EST Pleasant CEOs observe ‘Heart Month’ http://mydailyregister.com/news/community-news/152095058/Pleasant-CEOs-observe-Heart-Month POINT PLEASANT — The Pleasant CEOS Club met at the Courthouse Annex on Feb. 25. Most members wore red in observance of Heart Month. Lorrie Wright and Carolyn Litchfield served lunch at noon. Favors were packages of hot cocoa... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:11:31 EST Holzer Wound Care Center earns national award http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152095637/Holzer-Wound-Care-Center-earns-national-award GALLIPOLIS — Holzer Wound Care Center has received the Center of Distinction Award by Healogics Inc., the nation's largest provider of advanced wound care services. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:51:35 EST WV Senate passes asbestos acts http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152097263/WV-Senate-passes-asbestos-acts CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Senate on Friday unanimously passed Senate Bill 411, which creates the Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust Claims Transparency Act and the Asbestos and Silica Claims Priorities Act. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:46:40 EST Spring forest fire season starts Sunday in WV http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152094944/Spring-forest-fire-season-starts-Sunday-in-WV CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Forestry reminds residents that the state's spring forest fire season starts March 1, 2015, and runs through May 31, 2015. During these three months, daytime burning is prohibited from the... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:41:49 EST Hardmans present Marshall with substantial gift http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152094839/Hardmans-present-Marshall-with-substantial-gift HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Dr. Ron Area describes Doug and Sue Ellen Hardman as “loyal and great friends of Marshall University.” Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:41:43 EST Diversity Breakfast rescheduled for April 10 at Marshall http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152095207/Diversity-Breakfast-rescheduled-for-April-10-at-Marshall HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University's annual Diversity Breakfast, postponed a week ago because of cold, snowy weather, has been rescheduled for April 10, in the Memorial Student Center's Don Morris Room on the Huntington... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:41:35 EST 3 sentenced on drug charges http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152093700/3-sentenced-on-drug-charges GALLIPOLIS — Three people were sentenced Friday in Gallia Common Pleas Court for various drug-related offenses. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:36:38 EST Amicus Curiae series to present Dr. Jennifer Lawless http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152056030/Amicus-Curiae-series-to-present-Dr.-Jennifer-Lawless HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Dr. Jennifer Lawless, the director of the Women and Politics Institute at the American University School of Public Affairs, will give the next Amicus Curiae lecture at 7 p.m. March 3, at Foundation Hall, home of the Erickson... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:56:34 EST ‘Critter Dinner’ threefold approach benefits community http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152068242/Critter-Dinner-threefold-approach-benefits-community POINT PLEASANT — Antelope meat loaf, quail and alligator jerky might be among the offerings this year, as the Main Street Baptist Church prepares for its third “Critter Dinner” set for 6 p.m. March 14. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:06:35 EST W.Va. AG warns against IRS scams http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152074450/W.Va.-AG-warns-against-IRS-scams CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warns people to be on guard if they receive a voicemail from someone claiming to be from the IRS and demanding the consumer or the consumer's lawyer call back as soon as possible... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:56:33 EST New food bank executive director visits staging site for Empty Bowls http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152067019/New-food-bank-executive-director-visits-staging-site-for-Empty-Bowls HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Facing Hunger Foodbank Executive Director Cynthia Kirkhart visited Marshall University's Art Warehouse on Tuesday for a behind-the-scenes view of the food bank's largest fundraiser of the year, Empty... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:46:34 EST Authorities catch Gallia man who escaped arrest http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152048879/Authorities-catch-Gallia-man-who-escaped-arrest GALLIPOLIS — Law enforcement officials on Wednesday apprehended a Gallia County man who escaped from custody Tuesday night while he was in the process of being arrested. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 19:36:32 EST Marshall University to host Science Olympiad http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152045221/Marshall-University-to-host-Science-Olympiad HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Science Olympiad, which organizers say is the “nation's most exciting K-12 science competition,” will take place in West Virginia for the first time Saturday on Marshall University's Huntington... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:06:44 EST Collaborative education helps Marshall health care students prepare for future http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152016979/Collaborative-education-helps-Marshall-health-care-students-prepare-for-future HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — More than 300 Marshall University students, including ones from the School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy and the College of Health Professions, are gathering over the next several weeks for a series of interprofessional... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:06:40 EST Marshall prepares performers for Cabaret http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152016875/Marshall-prepares-performers-for-Cabaret HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — For decades, world-renowned performing groups such as Disney World, Cirque du Soleil and Radio City Music Hall have worked with athletic trainers to keep their performers in peak condition and now, Marshall University student... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 23:51:38 EST Brutal weather, train wreck overshadow Legislature’s sixth week http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151994783/Brutal-weather-train-wreck-overshadow-Legislatures-sixth-week CHARLESTON — Outside events — including brutal winter weather and a catastrophic oil train derailment in nearby Fayette County — overshadowed the sixth week of the 2015 regular session of the Legislature. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:36:35 EST New police cruiser en route to New Haven http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152030293/New-police-cruiser-en-route-to-New-Haven NEW HAVEN — A new police cruiser will be delivered to the Town of New Haven soon, it was announced at a recent meeting of the town council. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:56:31 EST Gallia man sentenced for role in heroin conspiracy http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152030034/Gallia-man-sentenced-for-role-in-heroin-conspiracy HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Eric Greer, 39, of Gallipolis, was sentenced Tuesday to 46 months in federal prison. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 16:41:33 EST WV seasons end Saturday for furbearer trapping, hunting http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152002943/WV-seasons-end-Saturday-for-furbearer-trapping-hunting SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds sportsmen and women that the hunting and trapping seasons for red fox, gray fox, bobcat and raccoon ends Feb. 28. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:56:32 EST