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Tuesday | Tri-County News

Weather hinders search for reported SUV in Ohio River

The sighting touched off a major emergency response to the riverbank around 7:30 a.m. just north of Riverfront Park in Point Pleasant, just above the railroad bridge.

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Related Topix: Point Pleasant, WV, Cottageville, WV, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

Student detained after making alleged threats

The threat was allegedly made by a student at PPJ/SHS on April 10 with the Mason County Sheriff's Department investigating.

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Related Topix: Point Pleasant, WV

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

Latest tragedy on U.S. 35 sparks safety debate

Thursday's meeting of the Mason County Commission opened, as it always does, with prayer, though this time a prayer was said for John Kay who was killed in the latest fatality on U.S. 35 last week.

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Related Topix: Southside, WV, Handley, WV, Charleston, WV

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

Lenten luncheon series to wrap up April 16

The last of the Lenten Luncheon Series will wrap up April 16 and will be followed by a Good Friday service.

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Related Topix: Asbury Theological Seminary, Prison, Point Pleasant, WV

Point Pleasant Register

Celebrating Week of the Young Child

This is Week of the Young Child and on Monday, members of the Mason County Family Resource Network Early Childhood Team attended a ceremony with Point Pleasant Mayor Brian Billings and Clerk Amber Tatterson, with Billings signing a proclamation declaring April 6-12 as Week of the Young Child in Point Pleasant.

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Related Topix: Point Pleasant, WV

Point Pleasant Register

Ohio man allegedly OD's on heroin, later arrested

Heroin overdoses are no longer reserved to someone's living room or a dark alley, not even in Point Pleasant.

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Related Topix: Point Pleasant, WV

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

For the record

A man who allegedly shot through the back patio glass into his neighbor's home, wounding two people in 2013, has been sentenced.

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Related Topix: Point Pleasant, WV, Anthony Correctional Center, State Prisons, Prison, Pleasant Valley, WV

Point Pleasant Register

Four drug cases bound over to grand jury

Allan O. Wasonga, 21, of Point Pleasant, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver in March.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Point Pleasant, WV

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

Felman plant receives favorable PSC ruling

A collective sigh of relief could be heard from the manufacturing sector of Mason County on Thursday after Felman Production received a favorable ruling from the Public Service Commission of West Virginia.

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Related Topix: New Haven, WV, Handley, WV

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

Deadly crash on US 35 claims one life

One of the deadliest stretches of road in Mason County, and some may argue the state, claimed another victim Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Southside, WV, Henderson, WV, Mason, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Route 35 In Southside Of Mason County Shut Down After Collision Between Farm Tractor, Vehicle

Several people were injured and Route 35 in Mason County is shut down Wednesday in the Southside area after a collision between a farm tractor and a vehicle.

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Related Topix: Southside, WV, Point Pleasant, WV

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Intelligencer

W.Va. Redistricting Only Results in Single Swap

Redistricting in West Virginia that followed the 2010 Census was an extensive process that ultimately resulted in one simple swap - moving Mason County from the 2nd to the 3rd congressional district.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative Nick Rahall, Democrat, Morgantown, WV

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

For the record

Bond has been set in the case of an Apple Grove man accused of shooting a man from Winfield.

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Related Topix: Apple Grove, WV, Winfield, WV, Point Pleasant, WV, Glenwood, WV

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

County budget passes with major cuts

"When I was young, I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is."

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Related Topix: Point Pleasant, WV, Letart, WV, Gallipolis-Ferry, WV

Lincoln Journal

State champions

Eight youngsters from Lincoln County recently participated in the Novice West Virginia State Wrestling Championships in Mason County.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, WV, Hamlin, WV

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Charleston Gazette

Man charged in Mason County shooting

Michael Allen Kenney, 43, of Apple Grove, was charged with malicious wounding, according to a news release from the Mason County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Apple Grove, WV

Tue Mar 25, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Deputies, Troopers Respond In Mason County To Possible Domestic Situation

Mason County sheriff's deputies and troopers are at the scene of a possible domestic situation in the Apple Grove area.

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Related Topix: Apple Grove, WV

The Inter-Mountain

W.Va. food bank changes name to reflect region

The food bank served Cabell and Wayne counties when it opened in 1983. Today, it serves 12 counties in West Virginia, four counties in Kentucky, and Lawrence County in Ohio.

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Related Topix: Cabell County, WV, Wayne County, WV

Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Madison Press

Arrest nets $4k worth of heroin, ca...

A traffic stop in Point Pleasant over the weekend netted around $4,000 worth of heroin, some cash and an arrest.

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Related Topix: Point Pleasant, WV, Marshall University

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

For the record

Steven L. Adkins Jr., 27, is to appear before Judge David W. Nibert Friday in Mason County Circuit Court to be sentenced for the his plea of guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting death of Rene Gonzalez.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Pleasant Valley, WV, Gallipolis-Ferry, WV

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