Point Pleasant Daily Register- RSS Feed http://mydailyregister.com/ http://mydailyregister.com/ Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:13:47 EST 1800 It’s time to focus on growing the economy http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/151020037/Its-time-to-focus-on-growing-the-economy Recent economic news has been broadly reassuring. Retail sales are strong, November saw the best job gains in three years, the federal deficit is shrinking, the stock market is robust, and the Fed is expressing enough faith in the economy that an... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 16:00:12 EST Top stories of 2014 http://mydailyregister.com/news/home_top/151021057/Top-stories-of-2014 MASON COUNTY — As 2014 comes to a close, the Point Pleasant Register looks back at some of the year's top stories. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 22:48:11 EST Latest video lottery revenue http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151021877/Latest-video-lottery-revenue POINT PLEASANT — Despite differing opinions on video lottery in Mason County, one thing is for sure: it generates revenue. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 22:42:09 EST School board approves Moose property purchase http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151017543/School-board-approves-Moose-property-purchase POINT PLEASANT — After a lengthy discussion, the Mason County Board of Education officially approved a $649,000 purchase for the acquisition of the former Moose Lodge property. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 17:52:09 EST Pomeroy subject of future ‘Our Town’ episode http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151017018/Pomeroy-subject-of-future-Our-Town-episode POMEROY — Deemed a “roaring success” by reviewers, the “Our Town Lancaster” documentary was the first episode in a series of hour-long specials showcasing towns and cities in the WOUB viewing area. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 16:27:11 EST 4-H achievement banquet http://mydailyregister.com/news/home_top/151005556/4-H-achievement-banquet POINT PLEASANT — Mason County's most outstanding 4-H members were recently recognized at the annual 4-H Achievement Banquet. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 11:33:10 EST Search the Scriptures http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/151008929/Search-the-Scriptures There is a song sung in the church sometimes with the refrain, “Where He leads, I'll follow … follow Jesus every day.” Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:03:11 EST Unemployment on rise in Mason Co. http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151008171/Unemployment-on-rise-in-Mason-Co. POINT PLEASANT — After a few months of decline, unemployment inched up in Mason County, according to the latest statistics from WorkForce West Virginia. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:02:16 EST Gallia unemployment inches downward http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150989023/Gallia-unemployment-inches-downward GALLIA COUNTY — Unemployment numbers continue to inch downward in Gallia County, according to recent reports from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the Bureau of Labor Market Information. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:02:14 EST Story earns PVH ‘Employee of the Month’ http://mydailyregister.com/news/community_news/151008825/Story-earns-PVH-Employee-of-the-Month POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Tina Story, RN, Case Manager and Home Health/Hospice, is Pleasant Valley Hospital's Customer Service Employee of the Month for December. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:02:12 EST ‘But, when the fullness of the time was come …’ http://mydailyregister.com/news/opinion/151008897/But-when-the-fullness-of-the-time-was-come It was late evening the 26th of December. The doorbell rang. The sound of the announcement annoyed the old man who heard it while sitting in his Lazy Boy chair. Fri, 26 Dec 2014 00:01:19 EST Pelletier earns PVH employee of the year http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/150998034/Pelletier-earns-PVH-employee-of-the-year POINT PLEASANT — Alison Pelletier is Pleasant Valley Hospital's Customer Service Employee of the Year.Pelletier works in the food service department. Thu, 25 Dec 2014 17:56:10 EST Family donates toys in remembrance of Brandon Cundiff http://mydailyregister.com/news/home_top/150969600/Family-donates-toys-in-remembrance-of-Brandon-Cundiff LETART — As young Brandon Cundiff of Letart lay dying in the hospital earlier this year, his greatest fear was being forgotten. Thu, 25 Dec 2014 00:01:34 EST Hill lifts Marietta past Blue Devils, 74-57 http://mydailyregister.com/news/sports/151002128/Hill-lifts-Marietta-past-Blue-Devils-74-57 CENTENARY, Ohio — The Blue Devils found themselves on the wrong side of an outstanding individual performance Saturday night, as Marietta senior Corey Hill marked 34 points to help the Tigers claim a 74-57 victory over non-conference host Gallia... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 23:53:07 EST OVCS knocks off Pioneers, 62-52 http://mydailyregister.com/news/sports/151008622/OVCS-knocks-off-Pioneers-62-52 GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — A 40-23 second half charge ultimately allowed the Ohio Valley Christian boys basketball team to pick up a hard-fought 62-52 victory over visiting Wayne in a non-conference matchup in the Old French City. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 15:14:22 EST Carol ‘Kay’ Hall http://mydailyregister.com/news/obits/151005182/Carol-Kay-Hall POWELL, Ohio — Carol “Kay” Hall, 79, formerly of Vinton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:17:13 EST Panthers hold off Gallia Academy, 56-45 http://mydailyregister.com/news/sports/151002213/Panthers-hold-off-Gallia-Academy-56-45 CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — A slow start hinders the Blue Devils. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 02:05:12 EST Southern cracks Buckeyes at buzzer, 44-42 http://mydailyregister.com/news/sports/151002223/Southern-cracks-Buckeyes-at-buzzer-44-42 RACINE, Ohio — If nothing else, the Tornadoes are getting pretty good of late at beating the final horn. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 01:35:12 EST Point Pleasant outlasts Generals, 57-51 http://mydailyregister.com/news/sports/151001548/Point-Pleasant-outlasts-Generals-57-51 POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Generals never surrendered, but Point Pleasant firmly held its ground while snapping a four-game losing skid Tuesday night during a 57-51 victory over Winfield in a non-conference boys basketball contest in Mason... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 00:46:08 EST Crosslight wins $20,000 grant via national competition http://mydailyregister.com/news/home_top/150990522/Crosslight-wins-$20000-grant-via-national-competition ASHTON — Mason County's own Crosslight of Hope Inc. recently won a $20,000 grant via Walmart's Food Pantry Holiday Makeover. Wed, 24 Dec 2014 00:01:20 EST