Point Pleasant Daily Register- RSS NEWS Feed http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS http://mydailyregister.com/section/NEWS Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:00:47 EST 1800 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 Hendrixson to speak at Lenten luncheon http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152026286/Hendrixson-to-speak-at-Lenten-luncheon POINT PLEASANT — The third luncheon of the 2015 Lenten season will take place March 4 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Point Pleasant.The luncheons are sponsored by the Mason County Ministerial Association. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:56:31 EST Russ Prize-winning engineers to discuss discovery behind cochlear implant http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152023378/Russ-Prize-winning-engineers-to-discuss-discovery-behind-cochlear-implant ATHENS — Residents are invited to attend a public lecture with Ingeborg Hochmair-Desoyer and Erwin Hochmair, two of five recipients of the 2015 Fritz J. and Delores H. Russ Prize, about their contributions to the development of the cochlear... Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:36:33 EST Residents recycle nearly 2.5 million pounds in 2014 http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152019259/Residents-recycle-nearly-2.5-million-pounds-in-2014 WELLSTON — Residents in Gallia, Jackson, Meigs and Vinton counties recycled nearly 2.5 million pounds in the first year of their drop-box recycling program, which began in January 2014. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:31:37 EST Dachowski recognized as Holzer ‘Super Doc’ http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151998376/Dachowski-recognized-as-Holzer-Super-Doc OHIO VALLEY — Dr. Alice Dachowski, general surgeon has been selected as Holzer Health System's “Super Doc.” Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:26:36 EST House passes bill for Veterans Program Fund http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/151994768/House-passes-bill-for-Veterans-Program-Fund CHARLESTON — West Virginia's House of Delegates on Friday passed H.B. 2646, which creates the West Virginia Veterans Program Fund. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 21:36:32 EST Documentary on late congressman set to premiere in March http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152012074/Documentary-on-late-congressman-set-to-premiere-in-March YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A documentary about James Traficant, the colorful Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes made him only the second person to be expelled from Congress since the Civil War, is set to premiere at a film festival... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:36:33 EST Gallia man pleads not guilty to drug charges http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152004783/Gallia-man-pleads-not-guilty-to-drug-charges GALLIPOLIS — A Patriot man has pleaded not guilty to drug charges stemming from a grand jury indictment after he was arrested Friday at a home on Teens Run Road in the Crown City area. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:41:34 EST Louise Simpkins http://mydailyregister.com/news/news/152000668/Louise-Simpkins WELLINGTON, Ky. — Louise Simpkins, 92, of Wellington, formerly of Proctorville, Ohio, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at home. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:21:35 EST