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Boy killed in Mason County accident

Nov. 05, 2012 @ 12:15 AM

Boy killed in Mason County accident

A 10-year-old boy was killed in an accident Sunday afternoon in Mason County.

The accident occurred at 1:30 p.m. Sunday on Sandhill Road. The boy ran into the roadway and was struck by a Chevrolet pickup truck driven by a man from Point Pleasant, according to a report from the Mason County Sheriff's Department.

The boy was transported to Pleasant Valley Hospital, where he died while undergoing treatment for his injuries. The name of the child was not disclosed Sunday.

The crash is under investigation by the Mason County Sheriff's Office.

Wayne BOE postpones meeting

WAYNE -- The Wayne County Board of Education has postponed its Nov. 5 meeting.

The meeting had originally been changed because of Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6. It will now be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 212 North Court St., Wayne.

Marshall hosting Election Day party

HUNTINGTON -- Marshall University's departments of Residential Life and Political Science will host an Election Day results party on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

The event will take place from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. in the Harless Dining Hall Media Room. There will be activities, games and discussion guided by political science faculty members, while election results are reported.

Refreshments will be served.

OU's Proctorville campus hosts screening of documentary

PROCTORVILLE, Ohio -- A free screening of the documentary "Ethel: The Personal, Untold Story of Ethel Kennedy" will be offered at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in the commons area at Ohio University's Proctorville Center, 111 Private Drive 8266.

The film was featured this year at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, and aired this fall on HBO. Through a partnership with HBO Documentaries and Moxie Firecracker Films, Rock the Vote has given the Ohio University Proctorville Center an opportunity to share the film.

It was produced by Ethel and Robert Kennedy's youngest child, Rory Kennedy, and highlights the long, politically active life of Ethel.

The event is free and open to the public.