Suspect in custody following escape

Suspect in custody following escape

MIDDLEPORT — A Gallipolis man being transported from one jail facility to another temporarily escaped the custody of a sheriff’s deputy on...

January 21st, 2019 updated: January 21st, 2019. |  


Preston pleads guilty in vehicular homicide

Preston pleads guilty in vehicular homicide

GALLIPOLIS — A Crown City man pleaded guilty to the second-degree felony of vehicular homicide Thursday in the Gallia Court of Common Pleas, a c...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Point Regatta canceled: Annual festival dissolves after nearly three decades

Point Regatta canceled: Annual festival dissolves after nearly three decades

POINT PLEASANT — After nearly three decades along the river, the Point Pleasant Sternwheel Regatta will not be returning this summer.According t...

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



Art pieces are some kind of ‘gourdeous’

Art pieces are some kind of ‘gourdeous’

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — A local woman who has always been involved in the arts and crafts world, ventured into a unique state of crafting.Nancy Vanco...

January 11th, 2019 |  


An octave above: PPPS forms handbell choir

An octave above: PPPS forms handbell choir

POINT PLEASANT — Point Pleasant Primary School (PPPS) has started a new music program for students reaching benchmarks with their reading and ma...

January 10th, 2019 |  


Throwback Thursday: Frozen Ohio

Throwback Thursday: Frozen Ohio

The winter of 1940 must have been much colder than the winter of 2019 has been so far. This photo from January 1940 was taken from the Mason, West Vir...

January 9th, 2019 |  


Flu season has returned

Flu season has returned

POINT PLEASANT — Flu season is back again and cases have went from local to regional within the state.Jennifer Thomas, nursing director and admi...

January 9th, 2019 |  


Locals to compete at West Virginia Association of Fairs and Festivals Pageant

Locals to compete at West Virginia Association of Fairs and Festivals Pageant

CHARLESTON — Three young ladies will be representing Mason County at this weekend’s West Virginia Association of Fairs and Festivals Pagea...

January 8th, 2019 |  


Top story of 2018…fire at the river museum

Top story of 2018…fire at the river museum

POINT PLEASANT — “This is going to be a real disaster. We’re going to lose an awful lot here today.”These were the words of Ja...

December 29th, 2018 |  


A piece of artwork, a piece of history

A piece of artwork, a piece of history

POINT PLEASANT — The newest mural in the city, painted on the flood wall at 6th street, was recently dedicated on the 51st anniversary of the Si...

December 18th, 2018 |