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Point Pleasant, West Virginia is located in Mason County. Zip codes in Point Pleasant, WV include 25550. The median home price in Point Pleasant is $95,000. More Point Pleasant information.

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3 hrs ago | Point Pleasant Register

Mothman Mania to descend

The festival, which literally doubles the population of Point Pleasant, returns this weekend with some new additions for those flocking to the event from every possible state and other parts unknown. Every year, the festival is known for revealing a new Mothman costume as a sort of mascot which roams downtown for photo ops and a few stares.

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10 hrs ago | Point Pleasant Register

CTE center implements integrated learning

Literacy Consultant David "Tony" Rankin teaches students in FFA advisor Sam Nibert's classroom at the Mason County Career Center on Wednesday afternoon. Both instructors are participating in a statewide pilot program called Simulated Workplace this year, in which other subjects such as literacy and math are integrated into collaborative, hands-on projects designed to foster piratical learning and job skills.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

Point sets 'trick-or-treat'

The recent meeting of Point Pleasant City Council saw a date set for trick-or-treat and a look ahead at next year's Point Pleasant Sternwheel Regatta. Council approved trick-or-treat for 5:30-6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30. This is the same day of the annual Halloween Block Party which will be from 6-8 p.m. that same night.

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Point Pleasant Register

Allen named 'Officer of the Year'

Sr. Trooper Scott Allen, at center, works out of the Mason County Post of the W.Va. State Police.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

Commission hears concerns about Henderson

Residents with the town of Henderson appeared before the Mason County Commission with concerns about the town's current mayor. Jack McCoy, former mayor of Henderson, told Commissioners Miles Epling, Rick Handley and Tracy Doolittle, he believed Mayor Tony Cox was "not competent" and should be removed.

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Point Pleasant Register

Community rallies behind young family

Recently, Brandy and Brandon Sweeney of Point Pleasant were expecting their third child, a daughter, to join their two sons. Shortly before their daughter's birth, Brandy become ill and was diagnosed with a heart condition which only occurs in one in 10,000 pregnancies.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

For the record -

The Mason County Sheriff's Department reports a Buffalo man has been killed as a result of a car crash. The department reports around 8:57 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept.

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Point Pleasant Register

Day of remembrance

Americans still remember where they were when the airplanes flew into the buildings on 9/11 and for those who weren't yet here, even they have been taught about remembrance of that fateful day. On Thursdays, the AMVETS Post #2 Ladies Auxiliary hosted a 9/11 remembrance at Riverfront Park.

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Point Pleasant Register

Hitting the trail

Trail organizers are putting together a special bike ride during the festival to serve as a fundraiser for the trail. The ride will be for both adults and younger riders and feature prizes for both age groups.

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The Republic

Festivals, leaf peeping top free W.Va. events

Autumn's arrival in West Virginia means the leaves and the weather will be changing - and the fun is just getting started. Celebrations of the legend of Mothman, parachute-jumping, roadkill and leaf-peeping highlight a fall full of free events in the Mountain State.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

School board discusses facilities, energy savings

The director of the maintenance department updated the Mason County Schools Board of Education on this year's projects and discussed possible future facilities updates. Maintenance Director Cameron Moffett first informed the board of how this year's maintenance teams function, which are comprised of two employees each for each team that are assigned to specific buildings on certain days.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

Point Council to amend panhandling ordinance

Love it or hate it, standing in the middle of W.Va. 62 on a Saturday, collecting money for organizations, has become a familiar past time in Point Pleasant.

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Point Pleasant Register

How to train your dragon boat

The Second Annual Dragon Boat Festival takes place Saturday, Sept. 27 at Krodel Park.

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Point Pleasant Register

September schedule features 'Senior Center Month'

In the spirit of National Senior Center Month, the September activity schedule for the "Senior Scene" of the Mason County Action group is offering events via the county's senior centers that aim to help enhance the physical and mental health and overall well-being of senior citizens. "Older Americans are significant members of society, investing their wisdom and experience to help enrich and better the lives of younger generations.

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Tu-Endie-Wei State Park site of archaeological dig Sept. 13-14 Battle ...

Anyone interested in literally digging into the past will have that opportunity Sept. 13-14 at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

Arraignments held in grand jury cases

Some of those receiving indictments by the September term of the grand jury appeared before Judge David W. Nibert on Monday in Mason County Circuit Court. Issues of arraignment, including entering of pleas to charges, discussion of bond matters and hearing dates, were heard for the following: Charles Aaron Baird, 38 , Henderson, wanton endangerment, brandishing a deadly weapon times four, assault, possession of deadly weapon on premises of educational facilities, arraignment hearing set for Sept.

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Point Pleasant Register

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Gary O. Lane, 49, Point Pleasant, has entered a plea of guilty to the felony offense of conspiracy. Lane was charged in a joint indictment, along with Kevin W. Bonecutter, age and address unreported, with breaking and entering, petit larceny, conspiracy back in May. The indictment is in relation to a January incident which allegedes a break in at a building used and occupied by WV District of the UPCI.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Point Pleasant Register

Sheriff's department to conduct sobriety checkpoint

The Mason County Sheriff's Department, with support of the Commissions on Drunk Driving Prevention, will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Sept 6. The checkpoint will be operational between the hours of approximately 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. The checkpoint will be in the 2700 block of Jackson Avenue in Point Pleasant. Officers will be briefly stopping all traffic at the checkpoint, and will distribute informational brochures as well as checking drivers for signs of intoxication.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Weirton Daily Times

David Haught Sr.

He was born June 2, 1929, in Mannington, WV. to the late David and Helen Sturgeon Haught.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Cryptomundo

Mothman Festival Landing Soon

A celebration of Mason County's most infamous resident is less than a month away and the official 2014 Mothman Festival schedule of events has been released.

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