Unemployment on the rise

POINT PLEASANT — For the second consecutive month, unemployment has risen in Mason County.The most recent county numbers are for December 2015 a...

January 27th, 2016 |  


Holzer Senior Care Center earns 15th five-star rating

Holzer Senior Care Center earns 15th five-star rating

GALLIPOLIS — Holzer Senior Care Center recently received an overall five-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...

January 27th, 2016 |  


Gallipolis man sentenced in Mason Co.

Gallipolis man sentenced in Mason Co.

POINT PLEASANT — A Gallipolis, Ohio man accused of attempting to run down a Mason County Sheriff’s Department deputy has been sentenced.Ja...

January 26th, 2016 |  



New Haven filing deadline approaching

NEW HAVEN — With only a few days remaining in the filing period, the ballot is looking slim for the New Haven municipal election.Only three cand...

January 26th, 2016 |  


Major meltdown

Major meltdown

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — From the moment its first flakes began to fall around 7 a.m. Friday in southern West Virginia until the last flakes fell in ...

January 25th, 2016 |  


School board approves personnel

POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Board of Education is back at work after the winter break and has been voting upon various agenda items, inclu...

January 25th, 2016 |  


Getting the facts on local drug use

MASON COUNTY — The Mason County Prevention Coalition (formerly Anti-Drug Coalition) is urging local parents and teenagers to learn the facts abo...

January 25th, 2016 |  


Mason family escapes fire uninjured

MASON — A Mason family escaped injury Sunday evening when fire erupted at their house on Fifth Street.According to a spokesman from the Mason Vo...

January 25th, 2016 |  


Additional candidates file for May Primary

MASON COUNTY — With the filing deadline a week away, more candidates have jumped into county, state and national races for the May Primary.Accor...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


Former Gallipolis resident Larry Casey receives 25-to-life for sex crimes

Former Gallipolis resident Larry Casey receives 25-to-life for sex crimes

WILMINGTON, Ohio — A Gallia County man was sentenced Thursday in southwestern Ohio to an indefinite prison term of at least 25 years and possibl...

January 22nd, 2016 |