Bikes, BBQ, and…Bluegrass

Bikes, BBQ, and…Bluegrass

POINT PLEASANT — The third annual Bikes & BBQ event will be adding a new element, and new brand, to the festivities this year, bluegrass.The...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Mason County Memories: The case for a commission, Part II

Mason County Memories: The case for a commission, Part II

This week, I had planned on laying out my proposal for saving our rapidly disappearing history, but before I go any further, perhaps I should give you...

February 15th, 2019 |  


The Toll House

The Toll House

This photo, taken around 1940, from the collection of Bob Graham shows Pomeroy Bend Bridge Toll House in Mason, West Virginia. The toll house was clos...

February 14th, 2019 |  



Krodel Park’s 2018 seasonal report

POINT PLEASANT — The time is nearing for Krodel Park in Point Pleasant to open for the season once again, at the recent City of Point Pleasant c...

February 14th, 2019 updated: February 14th, 2019. |  


Counting their blessings

Counting their blessings

POINT PLEASANT — A local 4-H club has put together a community project to give assistance to their peers in need.The Haer Bears 4-H club recentl...

February 14th, 2019 |  


House OKs bill fought by teachers’ unions

House OKs bill fought by teachers’ unions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A multi-pronged education bill opposed by West Virginia teachers’ unions passed the House of Delegates on Thursda...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Loving Valentine’s Day

Loving Valentine’s Day

Today is the day to show someone how much you love them. It’s also one of the busiest days of year for local florists. At Four Seasons Florist o...

February 13th, 2019 |  


The life of James Edwin Campbell

The life of James Edwin Campbell

James Edwin Campbell was born on Sept. 28, 1867 in Pomeroy, Ohio to Aletha (“Letha”) Esther Starks and her husband James Edward Campbell, ...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Discussing plans of the river museum re-build

Discussing plans of the river museum re-build

POINT PLEASANT — The planning towards the rebuild of the Point Pleasant River Museum and Learning Center is in the works.At the recent City of P...

February 13th, 2019 |  


River crests lowered

River crests lowered

OHIO VALLEY — The sunshine returned on Wednesday afternoon, bringing with it a brighter forecast when it comes to river crest predictions across...

February 13th, 2019 |