Maximo Ayala, Jr.,23, pleaded guilty to charges of First Degree Sexual Abuse, Sexual Abuse by a Person in a Position of Trust, and Third Degree Sexual Abuse. Ayala was sentenced a maximum of 50 years in prison; he will serve 16 years before he may be considered for parole.
Boone County Sheriff Randall White says Raymond Keeney appears to be one of the problems in the community.
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced they are accepting applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program through Friday, February 12th.
Nearly 40 mining and service companies were recognized for their commitment to safety in the workplace.
The Allan Hatcher Show can be heard every Saturday at 9:30am during basketball season on WVOW AM/FM and www.loganwildcats.tv. You can also see the show in person at McDonald's in Logan.
The West Virginia Legislature passed a bill highly opposed by unions Thursday by a 54-46 margin.
The BOE unanimously approved John Hudson's contract which keeps his salary the same for the 2016-2017 school year and provide a 3 percent pay raise each year.
It's a first for the Williamson Fieldhouse. The historic venue has housed thousands of events over a span of 50 years. Starting this weekend, beer will now be sold on site.
Lawmakers from Appalachian states hit hard by a downturn in the coal industry proposed a bill Wednesday that would set aside $1 billion from a federal fund to use for economic development
The nation’s largest drug distributor cut ties with a Mingo County pharmacy after a series of lawsuits. McKesson Corp. terminated its relationship with Tug Valley Pharmacy last month via a phone call. The action comes in the wake of a lawsuit against the supplier by the West Virginia Attorney General’s office.
An assistant prosecutor in McDowell County pleaded guilty to a federal tax crime committed while working in private practice.
A small private plane registered out of Logan County skidded off the taxiway at Yeager Airport in Charleston. It's reported the plane went off into the grass toward the end of the taxiway Wednesday night. Yeager Airport spokesman Mike Plante says planes usually turn to the left when they turn onto the runway, but the plane turned to the right and got stuck in the mud.
What was thought to be an earthquake turned out to be a mine blast. The blast happened Wednesday around 5 p.m. in Logan County. Some people felt the vibrations and reported what they thought was an earthquake, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The blast was strong enough to register a seismic reading, but it was not an earthquake. No injuries were reported from the area.
Zachary “Z” Minnick will open his baseball season with Campbell University on February 19.
Two trash dumps will stay open, if only temporarily, for Boone County citizens.
The new Boone Memorial Hospital has received quite a bit of support, most recently in the amount of nearly $25,000.
32-year old Ryan Waugh of Stollings was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 20 years of supervised released. He pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of a student in May of 2015.
Close to 80 jobs could soon be gone in the Boone County school system.
The Victory Media 2016 Military Friendly School List designated Southern as a leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.
West Virginia has once again received the lowest ranking when it comes to personal well-being.
High School Open House happens Tuesday, February 9th on the Logan campus of Southern.
The Coalfields Shooter’s Association meets every second Sunday of the month at the Earl Ray Tomblin Industrial Park.
Tips for staying safe during a power outage.
Auditions for Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” will be March 4th from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., March 5th from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. and March 6th from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Logan High School Little Theatre.
Winter driving can be hazardous and harrowing. Click on the headline above for tips on how to handle the situation and what you need to do before driving in snow and ice.
Third District Congressman Evan Jenkins will provide mobile office hours in the coalfield counties throughout February.