Ernest Roach pleads guilty to three counts in Ericka Brown case; receives 19 year minimum sentence

POMEROY —A Meigs County man will spend at least the next 19 years of his life behind bars for the death of a West Virginia girl last year.Ernest...

September 17th, 2015 |  


Mason County Health Department receives shipment of flu vaccines

POINT PLEASANT — Flu prevention season officially begins in October, but the Mason County Health Department has already received a shipment of f...

September 16th, 2015 |  


DOC speaks about armory proposal

DOC speaks about armory proposal

POINT PLEASANT — The proposal to upgrade the National Guard Armory north of Point Pleasant to house female inmates on a satellite campus of Laki...

September 16th, 2015 |  



Gas prices rise 1 cent in southern Ohio

OHIO VALLEY — Southern Ohio gas prices have risen 1 cent, according to AAA East Central’s Fuel Gauge Report.The national average is $2.32....

September 16th, 2015 updated: September 16th, 2015. |  


Ohioans not financially prepared to deal with sudden job loss

COLUMBUS — The loss of a steady paycheck or consistent income can quickly change anyone’s day-to-day reality. Although unemployment levels...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Central Ohio men arrested on drug charges

Central Ohio men arrested on drug charges

POINT PLEASANT — Four men from Central Ohio were recently arrested at a home in the Camp Conley area and are now facing drug charges.Walter Stro...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Grant aids Marshall networking for research

Grant aids Marshall networking for research

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University has been awarded nearly $500,000 by the National Science Foundation to improve campus-wide computer netw...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Tutors giving the gift of reading

Tutors giving the gift of reading

NEW HAVEN — Mason County now has nine new adult literacy tutors after they completed a two-day training this past weekend.Jacob’s Well Min...

September 14th, 2015 |  


Progress on Bridge of Honor lighting fix

Progress on Bridge of Honor lighting fix

MASON, W.Va. — It’s been nearly 18 months since work began by local and state officials to get the lights on the Bridge of Honor connectin...

September 14th, 2015 |  


Marshall revisits ‘textbook war’ of 1970s

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Marshall University Libraries and the American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia will observe Banned Books Week with a ...

September 14th, 2015 |