Accidents claim lives over holiday weekend

OHIO VALLEY — The Labor Day weekend was a tragic one on the area’s roadways with two people losing their lives in separate accidents, one ...

September 7th, 2015 |  


Labor Day experiences change over the years

OHIO VALLEY — For many, Labor Day has become a symbol that marks the end of summer; a time for the last cookout and the beginning of school with...

September 7th, 2015 |  


Scenes from ‘Tribute’ and ‘Peck Fest’

Scenes from ‘Tribute’ and ‘Peck Fest’

The Ninth Annual Tribute to the River celebration takes over Point Pleasant Riverfront Park on Saturday. Pictured at center, the sternwheeler the P.A....

September 7th, 2015 |  



State will not ‘switch’ Lakin inmates

LAKIN — A week after residents were told the state of West Virginia would likely not be changing the inmate population at Lakin Correctional Cen...

September 4th, 2015 |  


State cautions residents on Ohio River algae

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health is issuing a Public Health Advisory as efforts...

September 4th, 2015 |  


Mason Harvest Festival events set

MASON — A chili cook-off, apple pie baking contest, pumpkin painting and cornhole tournament will be among the activities at the Mason Harvest F...

September 4th, 2015 |  


River City Manufacturing grand opening

River City Manufacturing grand opening

River City Leather and B&E Shoe Repair joined forces under the name River City Leather Manufacturing and held their grand opening ribbon-cutting c...

September 4th, 2015 |  


Atkins, Diffie to headline inaugural ‘Peck Fest’

Atkins, Diffie to headline inaugural ‘Peck Fest’

LEON — This Labor Day Weekend, Mason County is the destination for country music lovers and for Peck Fest.Kanawha River Campground, located a fe...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


NH Elementary chosen as ‘catalyst school’

NH Elementary chosen as ‘catalyst school’

NEW HAVEN — Student learning methods, as well as staff development, might look a little different at New Haven Elementary this year compared to ...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Local officers to honor slain Texas deputy

Local officers to honor slain Texas deputy

POINT PLEASANT — Law enforcement agencies in Mason County will be showing solidarity for their Texas brothers and sisters on Friday.Following wh...

September 3rd, 2015 |