First Lady of West Virginia and former President of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Joanne Jaeger Tomblin helped kick off fire safety week on Monday.
Dustin “Dusty” Mills will sit out the rest of the season due to injuries sustained in a car accident.
Flu activity is low in the United States, but October is the month where early flu activity begins.
Friday Night Rains Had Little Effect On Chapmanville, Mingo Central Swamps Wayne, Tug Drops Second Straight
Patriot Coal's latest reorganization is drawing opposition from the federal government, regulators in four states, environmentalists and others ahead of a bankruptcy court hearing on whether it should be approved.
Public hearings are set this month on a proposed federal rule to require coal mine operators to equip coal hauling machines and scoops with sensors intended to curb fatalities and injuries in underground mines.
25 year old William David Call of Hemphill was found in possession of a large amount of illicit cash and drugs including cocaine, crack cocaine, hydrocodone, and oxycodone.
The Running Wildcats Boys Basketball Golf Scramble is on Saturday October 17th at the Logan Country Club. The proceeds will benefit the Logan High School boys basketball team.
The 4th Annual Thunder in the Mountains charity poker run is on Sunday, October 18th. Proceeds from the run will benefit the Mud Buddies organization.
Boone Memorial Hospital will hold its tenth annual health fair on Friday from 8am to 1pm at the Madison Civic Center.
Representative Jenkins introduced an amendment to the House Appropriations Committee to block implementation of the new ozone standard.
Three Boone County residents were cited over the illegal shooting of a young albino deer near Madison. The snow white colored deer was shot from a truck along Route 17 back on Sunday evening. A resident found the deer dead and reported the incident to Boone County 911.
Four Logan County residents were honored Thursday in Beckley.
A mining accident in Wyoming County sent two miners to the hospital Tuesday.
A Man resident was arrested in connection with his second DUI.
There was a meeting of the Boone County Commission Tuesday. The most popular items on the agenda were the county’s public waste transfer systems and the Boone County Ambulance Authority Director.
Attorneys for two of the former Mingo County officials are being sued by a private investigator and argue there isn’t enough evidence against their clients and they want the case dropped. Private investigator Donald Stevens alleges former Mingo prosecuting attorney Michael Sparks and former Williamson police chief Dave Rockel were involved in a plot to drive him out of town because they feared he was investigating Judge Thornsbury.
The Williamson City Council appointed local attorney Robert Carlton as Mayor.
Chief Logan Lodge will host a murder mystery party. The back-story of the evening is an eccentric spinster aunt has called together members of her family to tell them the story of her nephew, who was discovered hanging from a balcony railing that morning. A note was pinned to his body warning the family to leave the manor at once.
Homecoming parades for all three Logan County high school's have been set.
Mingo County's unemployment rate was the highest in the state at 14.6 percent. It was followed by McDowell County at 14.2 percent and Logan County at 12.6 percent.
The Chief Cornstalk District Boy Scouts of America will present the 2015 Buck Harless Friends of Scouting Golf Classic.
We have a winner in the annual Logan Lion’s Club Rubber Ducky Race. Jenna Turner, a senior at Marshall University, had the winning duck and walks away with $1000. The proceeds from the event go toward the Lion’s Club eyeglasses program.
The West Virginia Division of Forestry predicts that the peak time for fall foliage in the coalfield counties will be in late October.
A consumer representative from Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office will conduct mobile office hours in the coalfield counties in October.
October is Liver Awareness Month. The American Red Cross is encouraging people to give blood in honor of those undergoing liver transplants.
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources says a program to screen prospective workers at long-term care centers is working.
Most people associate Halloween with candy, and probably the last thing on most people’s mind in connection to the holiday would be health. However, that is exactly what one Boone County organization is trying to promote.
Due to the current state of the economy especially in the Coalfields, organizers of the WV Toughman Contest would like to know if you would still purchase a ticket to the annual event at the Logan County Field House.