Board of Ed. approves personnel

Board of Ed. approves personnel

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Board of Education met on Tuesday evening to approve agenda items, including personnel matters.All board membe...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Fulfilling a nation’s promise… Soldier accounted for from World War II

Fulfilling a nation’s promise… Soldier accounted for from World War II

WASHINGTON — The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced this week that Army Pfc. James W. White, 21, of Chester, Ohio, killed during...

May 12th, 2021 |  


Next phase of Mason sidewalk project begins

Next phase of Mason sidewalk project begins

MASON — The next phase of the Mason sidewalk project has begun, it was announced at the most recent town council meeting.Present were Mayor Donn...

May 11th, 2021 |  



Hosting ‘History Walk’

Hosting ‘History Walk’

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Fort Randolph Committee recently announced the fort will open on Saturday, May 15 to commemorate the 1778 Siege of F...

May 11th, 2021 |  


Mason reaches 2,000 total cases… 4 new cases reported in area

Mason reaches 2,000 total cases… 4 new cases reported in area

OHIO VALLEY — Mason County became the second of the Ohio Valley Publishing area counties to top 2,000 COVID-19 cases (since the start of the pan...

May 11th, 2021 |  


Mason County teens win pageant titles

Mason County teens win pageant titles

PARKERSBURG — Three Mason County teens were crowned with pageant titles at the Mid-Ohio Valley Multicultural Festival in Parkersburg last month....

May 11th, 2021 |  


Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12

U.S. regulators on Monday expanded the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12, offering a way to protect the nation’s...

May 11th, 2021 |  


Consultant: West Virginia city was bombarded with opioids

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A new analysis of opioids in West Virginia shows the city of Huntington and its surrounding county were overwhelmed wit...

May 11th, 2021 |  


WVa governments getting nearly $1.9B in COVID federal relief

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia will receive nearly $1.4 billion from the federal government to offset economic setbacks from the coronav...

May 11th, 2021 |  


WVa ‘ready to go’ with Pfizer vaccine for 12 to 15 year olds

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is prepared to begin administering coronavirus vaccines to 12- to 15-year-olds now that U.S. regulators h...

May 11th, 2021 |