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  1. Winfield knocks off Lady Knights, 58-25Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Tri-County News

    The Winfield girls basketball team - which defeated Point Pleasant by a 73-23 count in the season opener on December 4, in Mason County - ended the Lady Knights season Monday night with a 58-25 victory over visiting PPHS in the WVSSAC Class AAA Region IV, Section I quarterfinal, in Putnam County. The Lady Generals outscored the Lady Knights 17-to-9 in the opening period and expanded the lead to 28-11 at halftime.

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  2. Talking US 35Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... of Point Pleasant, City of Point Pleasant Police Department, the local business community and many more. The Putnam County Commission members were also at the meeting, which was held at the chamber office, via telephone. More on what was said in ...

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  3. Do What Is Best For StudentsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | The Intelligencer

    ... courses - or go back to the old method of separate basic and advanced algebra and geometry classes. Putnam County school officials asked for a waiver from the integrated mathematics requirement, which it started using in the 2012-13 school year. ...

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  4. Wine, distillery trail opening soonRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The Country Roads Wine and Distillery Trail, stretching from Jackson to Wood counties, is expected to open this year, hopefully by spring, according to those working on the tourism project. The trail will connect eight farm wineries and two distilleries along West Virginia Routes 34, 33, 14 and 68 through Jackson, Roane, Wirt and Wood counties, along with a site in Putnam County near the Jackson County line, said Mark Whitley, executive director of the Jackson County Development Authority and the Roane County Economic Development Authority.

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  5. Putnam prosecutor says many courtesies given at GitmoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | West Virginia Metro

    Putnam County Prosecutor Mark Sorsaia says he's frustrated by what he has seen at the United States terror detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Sorsaia has visited the facility three times in the past year as an official observer.

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  6. Commissioners talk U.S. 35Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Point Pleasant Register

    The status of the completion of U.S. 35 was discussed at yesterday's regular meeting of the Mason County Commission. Both County Commissioners Rick Handley and Tracy Doolittle were at Gov. Earl R. Tomblin's State of the State speech where the completion of U.S. 35 was mentioned.

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

    Monday Feb 2 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... 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 search warrant where Bell and Milan were found hiding in a bedroom closet, the complaint ...

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  8. Mahopac Man, 40, Chokes Wife, Threatens Her With Broom, Sheriff SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | The Somers Daily Voice

    MAHOPAC, N.Y. A Mahopac man was recently arrested for allegedly physically attacking his wife, threatening her, and violating a protective order, according to Putnam County Sheriff Donald B. Smith. Nilija Hall, 40, of Archer Road, is charged with two felony counts of first-degree criminal contempt; four misdemeanors: criminal obstruction of breathing, unlawful imprisonment, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and second-degree menacing; and a violation count of second-degree harassment, the sheriff's office said.

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  9. Excess levy renewed in HurricaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | West Virginia Metro

    Voters in Hurricane overwhelmingly approved the continuation of the city's excess levy in an election held Saturday in the Putnam County municipality. The excess levy helps finance among other things two police officers, two firefighters and a pair of city street workers.

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  10. Legislative update from Del. ButlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Point Pleasant Register

    Last week in the House of Delegates, the first bill to pass will help keep our utility rates as low as possible and promote jobs related to the coal industry; including the power plants and river transportation here at home. It was numbered HB 2001 and it passed 95-4 in the House and 33-0 in the Senate.

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  11. Judge Thompson reveals SOISPRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... of the Division of Probation Services in September 2008. Bills was previously the Chief Probation Officer in Putnam County and has worked as a probation officer in West Virginia since 1991. Bills explains the program and it's intensity defining the ...

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  12. Time to begin the hard workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Coal Valley News

    ... various sites throughout the county as potential areas for crops to be planted and new industry to be born. Putnam County is also being evaluated as a potential area of crop aggregation, the process of farmers bringing products to sell and being ...

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  13. Redskins roll past Point Pleasant, 76-51Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Point Pleasant Register

    The Point Pleasant boys basketball team dropped its fifth straight decision Saturday night during a 76-51 setback to host Hurricane in a non-conference matchup in Putnam County. The visiting Big Blacks remained winless on the road in six tries this season as the Redskins stormed out to a 20-12 first quarter lead and never looked back.

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  14. Bill would close Clements Tree NurseryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Point Pleasant Register

    So wrote Mark Twain. Not many people know Twain's grandparents, Samuel and Pamela Clemens, lived in Mason County in the early 1800's on a piece of property just north of Point Pleasant. 1 comment

  15. Legislative Update - Delegate Eldridge - 1/28/2015Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Lincoln Journal

    ... various sites throughout the county as potential areas for crops to be planted and new industry to be born. Putnam County is also being evaluated as a potential area of crop aggregation, the process of farmers bringing products to sell and being ...

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  16. The Legislative session has begunRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Logan Banner

    ... various sites throughout the county as potential areas for crops to be planted and new industry to be born. Putnam County is also being evaluated as a potential area of crop aggregation, the process of farmers bringing products to sell and being ...

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  17. DOH to advertise final 14.6 miles of US 35Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... method, the US 35 project will be constructed as a fully controlled access, four-lane highway from WV 869 in Putnam County to CR 40 in Mason County, which is approximately 14.6 miles, according to the division of highways. Del. Jim Butler of the ...

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  18. Bids due on U.S. Route 35 4-lane completion in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    The pedal is down on the completion of the U.S. Route 35 project in Putnam and Mason counties after Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin spotlighted the project in last week's State of the State Address. The DOH is now advertising for requests for proposals .

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  19. Tragedy highlights need for more fire safety educationRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Lincoln Journal

    ... home because West Virginia law forbids the Fire Marshal's office from inspecting one- and two-family homes. Putnam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Sorsaia has said he decided not to present a possible neglect case against the Scott Depot victims' ...

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  20. Delegates react to U.S. 35 announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... Delegates Cadle and Butler put into this is paying off, as well as Senators Hall and Carmichael, Mason and Putnam County Commissioners, and all of the local community leaders who have worked on this since before I was born. I am hopeful this is a ... 1 comment