Throwback Thursday: Island Queen

Throwback Thursday: Island Queen

Dated April 30, 1913, this photo from the Collection of Bob Graham shows the Island Queen docked along the Pomeroy riverfront. The boat was part of Th...

June 26th, 2019 |  


Breedlove, Wamsley to present ‘The Mothman Legend’

Breedlove, Wamsley to present ‘The Mothman Legend’

GALLIPOLIS – The legendary Mothman will rise again.Well, at least tales of the mythical – or not so mythical – creature will be rela...

June 26th, 2019 |  


Point Pleasant welcomes a Gold Star Mothers Monument

Point Pleasant welcomes a Gold Star Mothers Monument

POINT PLEASANT — Mothers of soldiers sometimes have to pay the ultimate sacrifice to keep the land where we live free and prosperous.On West Vir...

June 24th, 2019 |  



Officials welcome DS Fuels to ‘the table’

Officials welcome DS Fuels to ‘the table’

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Mason County Development Authority hosted a dinner this week to welcome the team from Domestic Synthetic Fuels (DS F...

June 20th, 2019 |  


$1.2 billion project proposed for Mason County

$1.2 billion project proposed for Mason County

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — A major, economic development announcement for the area was made on Monday from a company that wishes to place a coal to...

June 17th, 2019 |  


Herding cats…literally: Mason County Kitty Korral

Herding cats…literally: Mason County Kitty Korral

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — As the sun recently set on a residential street in Point Pleasant, W.Va., the aroma of sardines filled the air.Sardines?...

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


Pedal boats, an old favorite, returns to Krodel Park

Pedal boats, an old favorite, returns to Krodel Park

POINT PLEASANT — This week, another addition perfect for summertime fun was added to Krodel Park and it’s a blast from the past.At the rec...

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


Wild, Wonderful Krodel Park: New additions draw more visitors

Wild, Wonderful Krodel Park: New additions draw more visitors

POINT PLEASANT — Though Memorial Day Weekend is typically busy at Krodel Park, this year attendance was amplified. One might say, something was ...

June 12th, 2019 |  


Summer Reading Program engages youth: ‘Pete the Cat’ to visit Saturday

Summer Reading Program engages youth: ‘Pete the Cat’ to visit Saturday

Participants in the Mason County Library Summer Reading Program learned “The Science of Sound” when the kick-off event was held Monday in ...

June 12th, 2019 |  


Recovering remains of Silver Bridge Collapse

Recovering remains of Silver Bridge Collapse

KANAUGA, Ohio — Approaching 52 years later, pieces of the Silver Bridge Collapse are being recovered by the West Virginia Department of Transpor...

June 11th, 2019 updated: June 13th, 2019. |