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  1. Three arrested after home invasion, chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Point Pleasant Register

    Three people have been arrested after an alleged home invasion that began in Leon ended in a police chase into Cabell County. Frank Chapman II, 30, Huntington, Emily Hope Adkins, 31, East Lynn and Chad Beckett, 23, Barboursville have all been arrested as a result of Tuesday's events, according to Lt.

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  2. Mason County home invasion leads to high speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Virginia Metro

    LEON, W.Va- Three people allegedly involved in a home invasion in Mason County were taken into custody near Huntington Tuesday after a high speed chase. According to police, the chase began on Route 2 in Cabell County and speeds reached an excess of 100 miles per hour.

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  3. Commission approves new county budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... in FY2015). Point Pleasant $15,500 in FY2016 ($15,500 in FY2015). Valley $13,500 in FY2016 ($13,500 in FY2015). Leon $12,500 in FY2016 ($12,500 in FY2015). Flatrock $12,500 in FY2016 ($12,500 in FY2015). Hartford, New Haven, Henderson, Letart, ...

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  4. Children removed from home after meth bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Point Pleasant Register

    Two people have been arrested and three children removed from a home in Leon after a meth bust on Wednesday. According to the Mason County Sheriff's Department, Rodney J. Rogers, 35 and Rhonda J. Rogers, 38, have each been arrested and charged with operating or attempting to operate a clandestine drug lab, exposure of children to methamphetamine manufacturing, child neglect creating risk of injury.

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  5. Three children removed from home during meth bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Point Pleasant Register

    Two people have been arrested and three children removed from a home in Leon after a meth bust on Wednesday. According to the Mason County Sheriff's Department, Rodney J. Rogers, 35 and Rhonda J. Rogers, 38, have each been arrested and charged with operating or attempting to operate a clandestine drug lab, exposure of children to methamphetamine manufacturing, child neglect creating risk of injury. 1 comment

  6. Former Ag Commissioner Gus Douglass dead at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | West Virginia Metro

    LEON, W.Va . - Another of West Virginia's longtime and legendary political figures died Tuesday morning.

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  7. Daisy V. DurstRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 15 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Daisy Violet Durst, 91, of Leon, W.Va., passed away March 14, 2015, at her home while surrounded by her family. She was born Aug. 11, 1923, in Leon, the daughter of the late James Henry and Mattie Margaret McClure.

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  8. Winter wonderlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... eaders from across the area submitted these photos and more on the Point Pleasant Register's Facebook page. A reader in Leon reported 12 inches of snow on the ground with similar reports across the county.

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  9. The 'Majors' visits MasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... according to Steve Halstead, a committee member. Matheny's parents, Jerry and Judy Keefer Matheny, were raised in Leon, and relocated to Reynoldsburg, Ohio, after graduating from Point Pleasant High School. His paternal grandparents, Julias Atmer ...

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  10. Detroit men arrested on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... two African American males from Detroit were allegedly selling heroin from a residence located at 955 Connell Lane, Leon. On Monday, members of MDENT, the Mason County Sheriff's Department and a Putnam County K-9 Unit went to the residence with a ...

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  11. Grand jury indictees appear for arraignmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... 29, Point Pleasant, not guilty to burglary, grand larceny, conspiracy, trial 9:30 a.m., March 24. Ronald E. Harris, 49, Leon, not guilty to burglary, domestic battery, third or subsequent offense, malicious assault, obstructing an officer, fleeing, ...

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  12. Federal programs director gives Title I school funding recommendationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... Elementary, 93.13 percent; Point Pleasant Primary School, 77.61 percent; Hannan Jr./Sr. High School, 75.48 percent; Leon Elementary, 75.43 percent; New Haven Elementary, 68.01 percent; Ashton Elementary, 64.46 percent; Point Pleasant Intermediate ...

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  13. For a fair, transparent and effective ISDS in TTIPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | EurActiv.com

    TTIP stands to deliver enormous benefits to both the EU and US economies at a time of low growth and high unemployment in many parts of Europe, writes Diego Zuluaga Laguna. Diego Zuluaga Laguna is the Deputy Director of EPICENTER, the European Policy Information Center.

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  14. Ruby Tuesday Inc (RT) Q2 2015 Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Insider Monkey

    Below is the Ruby Tuesday Inc. Q2 2015 earnings conference call held on Thursday, January 8, 2015, 5:00 PM ET. The Ruby Tuesday Inc reported overall business performance and financial earnings for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 ended December 2, 2014.

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  15. Charles Burton BarrRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Charles Burton Barr, 69, of Leon, W.Va., passed away Jan. 4, 2015, at his home following a brief illness. Service will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 7, at Casto Funeral Home, Evans, W.Va.

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  16. Principal gives Leon Elementary LSIC updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Point Pleasant Register

    Principal Don Bower, of Leon Elementary School, gave the Mason County Schools Board of Education a Local School Improvement Council update, providing the board with WEST TEST 2 data, strategic plans and information about student involvement. Bower said that overall, the average 2013-14 WEST TEST 2 scores, which includes grades 3-6, went down for the school, as well as in the county and state.

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  17. Maxine "Patty" FowlerRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Service will be 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 3, at Baden-Presbyterian Church on Route 87, Leon, W.Va.

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  18. Man arrested in stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... Center. Boles was given 30 days to appear in Mason County Magistrate Court. Also on Sunday, Anthony R. Yester, 40, Leon, was arrested by Patrolman M. McCormick after a routine traffic stop was made on the vehicle Yester was driving. According to the ...

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  19. Panetta leading ticket at Dems dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    ... the biggest fundraiser for the West Virginia Democratic Party each year. When it came time to find a keynote speaker, Leon Penetta, the former U.S. Secretary of Defense and Director of the CIA., was on the top of the party's list. "I was very, very ...

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  20. Country Fall FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... Fall Festival queen title; Ms. and Mrs. titles were Christy Piggott, 22, of Mineral Wells, and Ashley Durst, 31, of Leon. Titles in the children's categories: Makayla Billings, Wee Miss Country Fall Festival Queen; Emmaleigh Wilson, Tiny Miss ...

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