Point Pleasant Daily Register- RSS NEWS Feed http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:02:18 EST 1800 BOE approves personnel items http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152995658/BOE-approves-personnel-items POINT PLEASANT — This week the Mason County Board of Education convened in regular session, approving an agenda of primarily personnel items.Approved as follows: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:41:31 EST Local film company to fund ‘sci-fi’ short http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152993371/Local-film-company-to-fund-sci-fi-short POINT PLEASANT — Gen11 Studios (Gen-Eleven Studios), a local production company responsible for the multiple award-winning short film “Returning to Normandy” is launching a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new science fiction short... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:01:31 EST Hunt named publisher of Tribune http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152984103/Hunt-named-publisher-of-Tribune OHIO VALLEY — Veteran newspaper executive Bud Hunt has been named publisher of the Gallipolis Daily Tribune and regional director for the company's southern Ohio newspapers in Portsmouth, Georgetown, West Union, Ripley, and... Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:32:01 EST BOE discusses former Moose property renovations http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152972954/BOE-discusses-former-Moose-property-renovations POINT PLEASANT — A special meeting held by the Mason County Board of Education convened Thursday to discuss renovations to the former Moose property, how to possibly pay for those renovations, and the status of the property as it relates to new... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:36:31 EST ‘Simply Spring’ concludes symphony’s 25th season http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152968228/Simply-Spring-concludes-symphonys-25th-season GALLIPOLIS — The fun begins at 8 p.m. April 25 on stage in downtown Gallipolis at the Ariel-Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre when The Ohio Valley Symphony's 25th season concludes with a program titled “Simply... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:41:38 EST State Auditor approves county budget http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152971749/State-Auditor-approves-county-budget POINT PLEASANT — The Office of State Auditor has approved the Mason County Commission's budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:16:34 EST Marshall program reaches out to community for funding http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152965334/Marshall-program-reaches-out-to-community-for-funding HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — For the fifth consecutive year, Marshall University will host the Lose the Training Wheels program, which teaches children and adults with special needs how to independently ride two-wheel bicycles. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:06:36 EST Point Bike Trail takes shape http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152945463/Point-Bike-Trail-takes-shape POINT PLEASANT — More recreational and healthy options are on the horizon with the Point Pleasant Bike Trail moving forward. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:41:32 EST PVH proposes working with BOE http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152943385/PVH-proposes-working-with-BOE POINT PLEASANT — Pleasant Valley Hospital has proposed partnering with Mason County Schools when it comes to providing school health clinics and sports medicine services, though at least the sports medicine services for Point Pleasant Jr./Sr. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:41:31 EST Annual Bend Area C.A.R.E. Catfish Tournament set http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152945293/Annual-Bend-Area-C.A.R.E.-Catfish-Tournament-set MASON — Plans are being made for the 25th annual Bend Area C.A.R.E. Catfish Tournament, set for June 6 at Stewart-Johnson V.F.W./Lottie Jenks Memorial Park in Mason. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:06:33 EST Rio hosts first research, scholarship exhibition http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152950633/Rio-hosts-first-research-scholarship-exhibition RIO GRANDE — Students at the University of Rio Grande will take center stage at Thursday's inaugural Research & Scholarship Exhibition — R↑SE. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:36:38 EST Marshall conducts fundraiser for children with speech disorders http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152941855/Marshall-conducts-fundraiser-for-children-with-speech-disorders HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — As a child, Kevin Vickers could speak only a handful of words. When he came to the Marshall University Speech and Hearing Center for therapy, he was diagnosed with a hearing disorder, which had caused his delays in learning... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:06:38 EST FAC Riverby Theatre Guild prepares for ‘Steel Magnolias’ http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152920977/FAC-Riverby-Theatre-Guild-prepares-for-Steel-Magnolias GALLIPOLIS — Acclaimed as both a stage production and a hugely popular feature film, “Steel Magnolias” is a journey millions around the world have taken and treasured. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:11:34 EST Weather likely won’t stop tourism expo http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152919652/Weather-likely-wont-stop-tourism-expo RIO GRANDE — There's virtually no chance of a winter storm postponing the Southeast Ohio Tourism and Business Expo this time. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:31:33 EST Point Pleasant students set to perform ‘Oz’ http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152921476/Point-Pleasant-students-set-to-perform-Oz POINT PLEASANT — The students at the Point Pleasant Junior/High School will journey down the yellow brick road in their next musical production, “Oz.” Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:26:32 EST Second West Virginia Auto Fair set http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152922043/Second-West-Virginia-Auto-Fair-set POINT PLEASANT — The second West Virginia Auto Fair, hosted by the New Haven Road Angels car club, will be coming to the Mason County Fairgrounds on May 8-9. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:36:35 EST Preliminary hearings waived in home invasion case http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152897102/Preliminary-hearings-waived-in-home-invasion-case POINT PLEASANT — Three people arrested after an alleged home invasion that began in Leon and ended in a high-speed chase through Cabell County have waived their preliminary hearings in Mason County Magistrate Court. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 18:11:32 EST Marshall presidential search committee reviews candidate pool http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152900741/Marshall-presidential-search-committee-reviews-candidate-pool HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University's presidential search committee met today in executive session on the Huntington campus to review candidate materials and determine a select field of applicants for preliminary... Mon, 13 Apr 2015 17:51:34 EST Weber wins OVP NCAA bracket contest http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152893013/Weber-wins-OVP-NCAA-bracket-contest Duane Weber, of Meigs County, was the winner of Ohio Valley Publishing's annual March Mania Bracket contest. Several brackets were received from Ohio Valley readers that were narrowed down to a tiebreaker. Weber's bracket was the winner as... Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:36:37 EST 8,500 affected by power outage http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152864059/8500-affected-by-power-outage POINT PLEASANT — April storms left many without power across Mason County on Thursday night. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 21:36:32 EST