Point man killed in accident
HENDERSON — A Point Pleasant man was killed in a crash which happened on Wednesday, Dec. 7 in Henderson. According to the Mason County Sheriff’s Department, a silver Mercedes crashed on Chestnut Street. James Brady Leonard, 18, was a passenger in the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. Mason County Sheriff Greg Powers said the crash is currently under investigation though he anticipated releasing additional information on Friday.
Sobriety checkpoint set
POINT PLEASANT — The Mason County Sheriff’s Department, with funding from the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, will conduct a sobriety checkpoint, from 7 p.m., to 1 a.m., starting Saturday, Dec. 10. The checkpoint will be in the 400-block of Viand Street. Deputies will be briefly stopping all traffic at the checkpoint, and will distribute informational brochures as well as checking drivers for signs of intoxication. All efforts will be made to ensure the flow of traffic remains constant and the inconvenience to motorists is minimized. The Governor’s Highway Safety Program grant is awarded to reduce the number of alcohol related deaths on the highways. For additional information contact Sheriff Greg Powers or Cpl. J.R. Gilley at the Mason County Sheriff’s Department.