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Friday's High School Basketball Scores:  Chapmanville 61 Saint Joseph Central 56, WVHIT Tournament Sherman 70 South Harrison 69, Van 57 Clay- Battelle 55... Scott 63 Sissonville 49, Tug Valley 61 Proctorville Fairland, Ohio 51, Girls Logan 70 Capital 49, Mingo Central 58 Tug Valley 34, Tolsia 69 Scott 43, The Man At Montcalm Boys Basketball Game Scheduled For Friday 1/30/15, Has Been Postponed, No Make Up Date As Of Now

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Alpha Announces Layoffs In Logan And Mingo Counties

Alpha Announces Layoffs In Logan And Mingo Counties

Close to 100 coal mine workers in Logan and Mingo Counties are losing their jobs.


Tigers Trail Early, Then Bounce Back For The Win

Tigers Trail Early, Then Bounce Back For The Win

Familair Names And Faces Square Off In King Coal Classic, Man And Logan Both Play Today


McDowell Man Pleads Guilty To Murdering His Dad In 1981

McDowell Man Pleads Guilty To Murdering His Dad In 1981

54-year old David Miller of Premier was in McDowell County Circuit court on Friday. He pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.


Coalfield Delegates Help Introduce New Education

Coalfield Delegates Help Introduce New Education

Delegates Justin Marcum and Harry Keith White along with nine others introduced a piece of legislation to make the hiring of teachers and school personnel more transparent.


Hatfield & McCoy Exhibit Ready To Travel

Hatfield & McCoy Exhibit Ready To Travel

The West Virginia Humanities Council announced the new exhibit featuring the fueding families is ready to hit the road.


Mingo Firefighter Held Back Info About Fire; Traded Pills For Sex

Mingo Firefighter Held Back Info About Fire; Traded Pills For Sex

60 year old Terry Jay Yates is charged with delivery of a controlled substance, accessory before the fact, obstruction, and conspiracy.


Coalfields Mourns The Loss Of Georgia Couple

Coalfields Mourns The Loss Of Georgia Couple

For more than a decade the Runions would bring in truckloads of food, beverages, shoes, clothes, bicycles, backpacks, and many other items needed by low income families in Mingo and McDowell Counties.


Veterans and Warriors Agriculture Program

Veterans and Warriors Agriculture Program

Boone County Delegate Joshua Nelson is seeking donations of farm equipment for a program that gives a hand to veterans getting into farming.


Arraingment For Southern, Tis, Herzing, & Farrell

Arraingment For Southern, Tis, Herzing, & Farrell

Four former Freedom Industries executives have been arraigned on a superseding indictment stemming from a chemical spill last January that turned off tap water for 300,000 people.


Vote of No Confidence For Chapmanville Mayor Turns To Possible Legal Battle

Vote of No Confidence For Chapmanville Mayor Turns To Possible Legal Battle

Chapmanville Councilman Michael Collins says that a group of three other council members are playing a dirty political game and they have broken the state's Open Meeting laws.


Major Drug Investigation In Boone County

Major Drug Investigation In Boone County

A drug sweep involving around 18 people is underway in Boone County.


Logan County Commission

Logan County Commission

A water line extension, funding for the arts, and an annexation in the Town of Man were on the agenda at this week’s meeting of the Logan County Commission.


Deputy Fights Fire

Deputy Fights Fire

Mingo County Sheriff’s Deputy Sergeant James Muncy is being commended for his quick action in keeping a fire under control and saving a home.


First Ever Junior Mountaineer Award

First Ever Junior Mountaineer Award

9 year old Piper Cook rescued a 2-year-old from the deep-end of the Palisades Park Swimming Pool in Pineville last summer.


Medical Examiner To Attempt Identification

Medical Examiner To Attempt Identification

Human remains discovered in Lincoln County by West Virginia State Police are likely to be identified as an elderly man who lived on Garrets Bend Road.


Logan Municipal Election

Logan Municipal Election

It was Election Day in the City of Logan on Tuesday with Mayor Serafino Nolletti and the current City Council winning re-election.


Mingo County Woman Indicted; May Have Munchausen By Proxy

Mingo County Woman Indicted; May Have Munchausen By Proxy

35 year old Candida Fluty of Kermit is accused of injecting feces into her son’s IV at a Cincinnati hospital earlier this month. She has now been indicted by a Hamilton County, Ohio grand jury.


Former Logan CEO Named As Leader In Huntington

Former Logan CEO Named As Leader In Huntington

Kevin Fowler was the CEO at Logan Regional Medical Center from 2003 to 2010.


Likely To Be Law

Likely To Be Law

The West Virginia Legislature is sending a repeal of an energy portfolio to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin. Both chambers previously passed the repeal overwhelmingly.


Blankenship Can View Document

Blankenship Can View Document

A federal judge is letting ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship see the jury selection transcript from a case where another Massey official was convicted.


They Want Their Say

They Want Their Say

West Virginia lawmakers are considering giving themselves the ability to vote on state plans to comply with proposed federal carbon emission standards for coal-fired power plants.


Heating Assistance

Heating Assistance

Low-income West Virginia residents who need a hand to pay their winter heating bills can apply now through February 6th.


Coal Dust Rule Working

Coal Dust Rule Working

A five-month review of more than 23,600 coal dust samples shows that almost 99 percent were in compliance with a final rule that took effect in August.


Janelle Rockhold Jones Returns Money

Janelle Rockhold Jones Returns Money

A Logan native, now living in New Hampshire, got a surprise at a Burger King drive-thru: a bag full of cash instead of food.


DUI Involving A Minor

DUI Involving A Minor

39 year Mark Hall of Delbarton failed a field sobriety test. He consented to a blood test and came back positive for amphetamines, benzodiazepines and opiates. There was a small child in the vehicle with him.


Russian Company Pays Off $1.26 Million In McDowell County Taxes

Russian Company Pays Off $1.26 Million In McDowell County Taxes

Mechel Bluestone Inc. made the final payment for its 2013 tax bill in mid-December.


Icy Road Conditions Shut Down Portion of 119

Icy Road Conditions Shut Down Portion of 119

Fire Chief Scotty Beckett tells WVOW there were several accidents because of slick road conditions.


Suspect Search

Suspect Search

West Virginia State Police are searching for a Mingo County woman who is suspected to be part of a multi-state drug trafficking operation that was uncovered during a murder investigation. Sandra Prater of Delbarton allegedly financed trips to other states to bring drugs back to Mingo County to sell.


Family Dollar Robbed In Oceana

Family Dollar Robbed In Oceana

The suspect was wearing a black hoodie and a black scarf around his face when he entered the store around 8:45 am on Sunday.


Graduation Dates Set For Logan County

Graduation Dates Set For Logan County

The state now says graduation dates will stand regardless of snow days or school cancellations.


Much Ado

Much Ado

Westside High School Administrators got complaints from Ohio, Florida, and other states about a world cultures project for students that included material about the Middle East and Islam.


Candidacy Filing Period Underway For The Town Of Man

Candidacy Filing Period Underway For The Town Of Man

Man residents will elect a mayor, five council members and a town recorder.


Winter Car Seat Safety

Winter Car Seat Safety

A heavy coat under a harness could result in the harness becoming too loose and not effective in a crash.


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Preserving History

Preserving History

Applications are being accepted through March for historic preservation development grants in West Virginia.


Extraction Industry

Extraction Industry

Since April, West Virginia has test-run seven boxes of bees on one former surface mine. The state hopes to expand and offer veterans and displaced miners training in beekeeping.


Bad Report Card

Bad Report Card

An annual report by the American Lung Association gives the Mountain State failing grades for tobacco prevention and control program funding, access to cessation services and tobacco taxes.


WVAW Grants

WVAW Grants

West Virginia American Water is accepting applications for its 2015 environmental grant program. Individual grants of up to $10,000 are up for grabs for innovative, community-based environmental projects


Almost There

Almost There

The West Virginia University fundraising campaign has topped the 80 percent mark in its quest to raise $1 billion.


Bear Harvest Down Slightly

Bear Harvest Down Slightly

West Virginia hunters harvested 2,385 black bears during the combined 2014 archery and firearms seasons.


Local Doctor: Major League Medicine

Local Doctor: Major League Medicine

Radiation oncologist Dr. Anshu K. Jain, of the Logan Regional Cancer Center, recently published an article with Dr. Yoshiya Yamada of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City advising physicians on the use of a highly specialized radiation therapy treatment.


Art Wanted

Art Wanted

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is seeking original wildlife art for the 2016 edition of its wildlife calendar.


History and Heritage

History and Heritage

The annual Coal Heritage Lecture Series will run through May.


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