Mason County Newswire

Mason County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Mason County, WV.

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  1. Unemployment declines in Mason County -Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Point Pleasant Register

    ... 4.9 percent, down from April's 5.9 percent unemployment. The unemployment rate for May 2016 was 6.7 percent. Mason County was not alone with its decrease in unemployment will all 55 counties reporting declines. Jefferson County had the lowest ...

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  2. Things to do this weekend -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... up downtown to offer a variety of goods to shoppers. A car show is also being presented. POINT PLEASANT - The Mason County Farmers Market is open for the season. The market is located on First Street under the Bartow Jones Bridge in Point Pleasant. ...

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  3. Mason County Memories: Preserving historic structures -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Point Pleasant Register

    In my last article, I discussed the preservation of cemeteries within Mason County. However, there is another more pressing dilemma facing our home.

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  4. The distinguished gentleman - 10:44 pm updated:Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Point Pleasant Register

    Mason County Circuit Clerk Bill Withers, pictured fourth from left, was presented with the Distinguished West Virginian Award by Bob Ashley, pictured fifth from left. Also pictured with Withers, his grandson Danny Vanscoy, Jr., son-in-law Danny Vanscoy, daughter, Shana Vanscoy and son, William Withers.

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  5. a Kida s Kafea to return with free meals -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Point Pleasant Register

    Kid's Kafe is a series of meals held in the summer at various locations across Mason County to ensure no child goes without a meal while school is out. The first "feeding" of the summer is from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., this Friday in the parking lot of Crow-Hussell Funeral Home in Point Pleasant.

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  6. Town Hall series on addiction -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Point Pleasant Register

    Preventing addiction will be the topic of discussion when the Mason County Prevention Coalition hosts its Town Hall Series on Sunday. This will be the third meeting of the series, which will begin at 6 p.m. at the First Church of the Nazarene, 2500 Mt.

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  7. Stolen van recovered in traffic stop -Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Point Pleasant Register

    A North Carolina man was arrested Tuesday evening after law enforcement in West Virginia initiated a traffic stop after examining a license plate reported as a stolen vehicle. The Mason County Sheriff's Department 's Cpt.

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  8. Funding the restoration -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Point Pleasant Register

    The County Community Foundation of Mason County recently presented a check to Main Street Point Pleasant for a grant to replace the windows as part of the restoration of the A.F. Kisar House. The A.F. Kisar House has been part of Point Pleasant since 1895 built by a local business founder, Mr. Kisar was a jeweler and river dock owner.

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  9. a Amateur Radio Field Daya set for Saturday -Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Point Pleasant Register

    Anyone interested in learning about amateur radio operation in the tri-county area will have the opportunity this weekend, when the annual "Amateur Radio Field Day" is observed in both Mason and Gallia counties. Members of the Mason County Amateur Radio Group will participate in the national field day with an event at Fort Randolph, inside Krodel Park in Point Pleasant.

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  10. Woodmen Chapter presents awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Point Pleasant Register

    Woodmen Life Chapter 302 President Jim Workman presents American History Award to Beale Elementary Student Madison Lichfield. Woodmen Life Chapter 302 presents American History Awards to various students in Mason County every year.

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  11. For the record -Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Point Pleasant Register

    The Mason County Home Confinement Office reports a Point Pleasant man registered in the program, is missing. Andrew S. Dowler, 22, is alleged to have cut his home confinement GPS bracement on June 6 and escaped.

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  12. Like it or not, Mothman is part of usRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... anything so incredible have happened here? And while I have yet to arrive at an answer, I have concluded that Mason County has come to accept the strange occurrences and encounters that commenced in November 1966 and continued for the next 13 ...

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  13. Free music, free food at Mayora s Night Out -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... Randolph, performing country, rock, blues, southern rock. (Aug. 11 there is no Mayor's Night Out due to the Mason County Fair.) Aug. 18: New Salvation, performing gospel music. Aug. 25: The Mason Dixon Band, performing country. Last week saw a crowd ...

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  14. a Little librariesa for all -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Point Pleasant Register

    The Town of New Haven was the first to receive one of several "little library" boxes that will be placed throughout the county this summer in a joint project between the Mason County Community Educational Outreach Service and the Mason County School System. Pictured, from left, are New Haven Recorder Roberta Hysell, FFA Advisor Sam Nibert, Avalanche CEOS member Eleanor Hoffman, junior high FFA Vice President Crimson Cochran, high school FFA President Cinthia Keefer, Avalanche CEOS member Marge Blake, junior high FFA President Trenton Mayes, senior high FFA secretary Alex Gibbs, and CEOS members Anne Byus and Lena Fetty.

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  15. in Re: Remains of Chester Howard WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | FindLaw

    Robert M. Bastress, Jr., Morgantown, West Virginia, Counsel for the Petitioner John R. Teare, Jr., Spilman, Thomas & Battle, PLLC, Charleston, West Virginia, Counsel for the Respondent This appeal arises from a petition filed in the Circuit Court of Mason County seeking authorization to disinter the remains of Chester Howard West, a World War I Medal of Honor recipient, and bury him with full military honors at the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument located within the Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery in Institute, West Virginia . Hershel Woodrow Williams, a Medal of Honor recipient, filed the petition for Mr. West to be recognized as a recipient of the highest award a citizen can receive for bravery and valor.

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  16. Point Pleasant pair set for North-SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 13 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... annual WCHS-Fox 11 North-South Football Classic, held at Laidley Field in Charleston. Safford and Wamsley were Mason County's only selected players, and marks the fourth consecutive contest in which a Point Pleasant player has been chosen. Both ...

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  17. Things to do this weekend -Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 13 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... street. The first two will depart at 9 a.m., with sign up starting at 8 a.m. These rides will cover most of Mason County, with 26 and 46 mile options. A third option will be a leisurely six-mile ride through town, registration starting at 10 a.m. ...

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  18. Baking contest and reception plannedRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 13 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... Floral, and Park who will email upon request. The Garden Club provides flowers and plantings at Gunn Park, Mason County Library, Sixth Street Memorial to the collapse of the original Silver Bridge, Mount Vernon Mini garden, and the flowers in the ...

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  19. Point lands 4 on Class AA softball teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... nine times and drove in 20 RBIs. The Lady Knights had the most all-state selections for any diamond program in Mason County this spring, rather it be softball or baseball. Oak Glen senior Hannah Clunk - a pitcher - was named the first team captain, ...

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  20. Senior farmers market vouchers available July 10 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 8 | Point Pleasant Register

    Dates for the distribution of the West Virginia Department of Agriculture's Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program vouchers have been announced for Mason County. The program is designed to assist senior citizens with the purchase of fresh fruits and vegetables grown in the state during the summer months, according to the department of agriculture website.

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