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High School Football Week #9 Scores:  Man 38 Pocahontas County 10,  Tolsia 31 Chapmanville 20,  Mingo Central 55 Scott 7, Tug Valley 36 Sheldon Clark, Ky 8,  Ripley 41 Lincoln County 7, Clay Battelle 20 Van 12,  Westside 54  River View 26,

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Man And Tug Both Win, Tigers Lose At Home

Man And Tug Both Win, Tigers Lose At Home

'Billies And Panthers Meet Next In Huge Class A Showdown, Tolsia Stuns Chapmanville, Mingo Central Shows No Mercy On Scott


No Injuries; Minor Damage

No Injuries; Minor Damage

A minor accident Friday morning involving a coal truck and a Logan County school bus tied up traffic in the Stollings area and delayed the start of the school day for some students.


Logan County Woman Arrested

Logan County Woman Arrested

The U.S. 119 Task Force and members of the Logan County Sheriff’s Department made an arrest during a home confinement visit on Thursday.


Logan County Commission

Logan County Commission

It was an agenda packed with community projects at Thursday’s meeting of the Logan County Commission.


Heated Discussion At Lincoln PSD Meeting

Heated Discussion At Lincoln PSD Meeting

One resident came to the meeting with a petition with more than 800 signatures calling for the resignation of board members Ron Gregory and Gary McMellon.


DEP FOIA Lawsuit

DEP FOIA Lawsuit

A judge says the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection violated the state's Freedom of Information Act when it denied a law firm's request for water pollution data.


First SCORE Meeting

First SCORE Meeting

The Southern Coalfields Organizing and Revitalizing the Economy initiative, or SCORE, group will meet Wednesday evening. The meeting will take place at the Raleigh County Commission on Aging in Beckley.


Early Voting Underway

Early Voting Underway

Logan County registered voters can vote in room 102 of the Logan County Courthouse.


Battery Case Dismissed Against Logan Basketball Coach

Battery Case Dismissed Against Logan Basketball Coach

Mark Hatcher was cleared of battery charges against a police officer. Hatcher was dismissed of assault charges in September.


Unemployment Down

Unemployment Down

Unemployment rates fell in all 55 of West Virginia's counties in September. Mingo County is the only county with double digit unemployment.


Free Writing Classes

Free Writing Classes

Bram Stoker Award-winning editor and author, Michael Knost will be conducting three days of free writing workshops for the public.


Combs To Testify Against Ex Husband & Son

Combs To Testify Against Ex Husband & Son

A circuit judge granted a prosecution motion seeking immunity for 38 year old Linda Ann Combs.


Gun Season For Boar

Gun Season For Boar

A firearms season for wild boar opens Saturday and runs through November 1st and in Logan, Boone, Wyoming, and Raleigh counties only.


Necco of Logan "Coats For Kids" Campaign

Necco of Logan "Coats For Kids" Campaign

Necco leaders say this year, they are collecting new or gently used coats of all sizes.


Small Social Security Increase

Small Social Security Increase

Social Security checks will go up by 1.7 percent next year -- about $22 more each month, according to the Social Security Administration.


Layoffs At Coal River Sites

Layoffs At Coal River Sites

After sending WARN Notices in August that hundreds of miners could lose their jobs, Boone County-based Coal River Energy has laid off 130 mine workers.


Strong Arm Robbery In Ellis Addition

Strong Arm Robbery In Ellis Addition

Logan County Deputies are searching for a black male and white female who assualted the owner of Lynn’s Lingerie & More and took over $2000 in cash. Call 304-792-8590 if you have information.


Bad Checks

Bad Checks

James Cooke, the owner of Auxi Health has been arrested on a charge of felony fraudulent scheme.


Logan County Man Charged After Shooting At Troopers

Logan County Man Charged After Shooting At Troopers

43 year old Roy Clinton Richards of Eagles Roost threatened suicide and threatened to shoot any police officer who came to his residence.


WV Toughman Contest Returns To Logan

WV Toughman Contest Returns To Logan

Tickets to the WV Toughman Contest at the Logan Fieldhouse go on sale this weekend.


Arrests Made In McDowell County Double Homicide

Arrests Made In McDowell County Double Homicide

Donald Bailey of Crumpler is charged with first-degree murder, third-degree arson and conspiracy. Troy Justice of Panther is charged with accessory to murder, third-degree arson and conspiracy.


Mingo Senior Arrested For Brandishing

Mingo Senior Arrested For Brandishing

State Police in Mingo County have arrested a man in his 80s after they responded to what was originally reported to be a hostage situation.


Victim Of Fatal Accident In Boone County Identified

Victim Of Fatal Accident In Boone County Identified

63 year old Steve Miller of Madison died when his vehicle went over a 50 foot embankment and was ejected from the vehicle on Rock Creek Road in Foster.


Mingo Woman Charged With DUI & Felony Child Neglect

Mingo Woman Charged With DUI & Felony Child Neglect

32 year old Katrina Sue Workman of Dingess was driving on Laurel Creek when she lost control of the vehicle and wrecked.


Boone County Man Held Family Hostage

Boone County Man Held Family Hostage

38 year old Cameron Booth of Hewitt Creek is charged with battery, assault, and unlawful restraint.


Mingo Prostitution Sting Yields Arrest

Mingo Prostitution Sting Yields Arrest

24 year old Bobbie Jo Crum of Delbarton was arrested after she offered sexual favors to an undercover officer in exchange for $50 dollars.


Boone Pair Allow Juveniles To Overdose

Boone Pair Allow Juveniles To Overdose

42 year old Tammy Lynn Pauley of Costa and 19 year old Levi Huggins are charged with child neglect creating risk of injury and delivery of a controlled substance.


Latest WVSSAC Rankings

Latest WVSSAC Rankings

Man rises in rankings, Mingo Central and Tug Valley in top 5


Another Hearing Continued

Another Hearing Continued

The sentencing hearing for former Mountain Laurel Maintenance Manager Gary K. Griffith has been continued until January.


Record Number Of Miners Fail Drug Tests

Record Number Of Miners Fail Drug Tests

The state’s mine safety director told lawmakers Monday drugs and alcohol are the biggest issues facing his agency.


Most Mines In Compliance With New Coal Dust Rule

Most Mines In Compliance With New Coal Dust Rule

A U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration news release says 99 percent of about 7,500 coal dust samples were below the new standard.


Mingo BOE Employee Charged With Unemployment Scam

Mingo BOE Employee Charged With Unemployment Scam

34 year old Stephen E. Marcum of Kermit allegedly made false statements to obtain or increase unemployment benefits.


Lawsuit Over Internet Speed

Lawsuit Over Internet Speed

Some customers are suing Frontier Communications over its high-speed Internet service. Three customers filed a class-action lawsuit last week in Lincoln County Circuit Court.


Sipple & Kendrick Charged

Sipple & Kendrick Charged

A Turkey Creek, Kentucky woman and a Williamson man were brought before a Mingo County Magistrate last week on charges of child neglect creating a risk of injury and other charges.


Car Stolen In Logan County Found In River In Harts Area

Car Stolen In Logan County Found In River In Harts Area

According to State Police, a white 2014 Chevy Camaro SS was spotted from the Hartland Haul Bridge just before noon by a DOH worker.


Awake & Worship

Awake & Worship

Awake and Worship will include musical performances, speakers, and services this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at the Coalfield Jamboree.


WV Launces Program For At-Risk Children

WV Launces Program For At-Risk Children

Logan, Lincoln, Boone and Mingo Counties are included.


Swearing-In Ceremony For New Mingo County Judge

Swearing-In Ceremony For New Mingo County Judge

Governor Earl Ray Tomblin appointed Sabrina L. Deskins to the position in September.


Early Detection Is The Best Prevention

Early Detection Is The Best Prevention

Low income women and those without health insurance are eligible to receive free or reduced mammograms and pap tests through the WV Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening program.


Miners Relief For The Holidays

Miners Relief For The Holidays

Citizens for Coal is calling for and accepting donations for the Miners Relief Fund. President Roger Horton says they are looking for holiday help for those caught in the switches of the coal industry downturn.


Program For Kids In Need Currently Fundraising

Program For Kids In Need Currently Fundraising

Children will be able to purchase several sets of clothes, a pair of shoes, a winter coat, and a couple of toys while they shop with and bond with county deputies.


Logan High School Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

Logan High School Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

During the homecoming game on Friday night, The LHS football team and cheerleaders will be adding some pink to their uniforms to support the cause.


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Carbon Capture Plant

Carbon Capture Plant

A new retrofit, fully functional, carbon capture power plant has come online in Saskatchewan.


Bourbon Big Bluegrass Business

Bourbon Big Bluegrass Business

A new study shows Kentucky's bourbon industry is making a bigger splash in the state's economy, nearly doubling its workforce in two years and leading a $3 billion distilling sector primed for another round of expansion.


Herd Deficit; 'Eers Net

Herd Deficit; 'Eers Net

Marshall University athletics ran a $749,800 deficit in 2013. West Virginia University netted $4.2 million,


Financial Education For Inmates

Financial Education For Inmates

The West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority plans to begin offering the four-week Financial Peace University program in November to inmates serving sentences for misdemeanor convictions.


Gear Up Good To Go

Gear Up Good To Go

A $21 million federal grant will help students in 10 West Virginia counties, including Mingo, Boone, and Wyoming, prepare for college and career training programs.


Expecting Mothers Should Be Immunized

Expecting Mothers Should Be Immunized

West Virginia health officials are urging pregnant women to get the flu shot.


LIHEAP Funding For WV

LIHEAP Funding For WV

West Virginia is getting $26 million in federal funding to help low-income families keep warm this winter.


A State of Minds: The Campaign for West Virginia's University

A State of Minds: The Campaign for West Virginia's University

A historic fund-raising campaign for West Virginia University is nearing the $800 million mark.


Research Grant For 4th Biggest Killer

Research Grant For 4th Biggest Killer

West Virginia University has been awarded a five-year, $10.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for stroke research.


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