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Entrepreneur Center explored in Lawrence County

IRONTON - Ohio University and the Southern Campus are working with other economic development groups to determine the feasibility of a new center for entrepreneurship in Lawrence County. The University updated area partners on a new feasibility study by Axcel Innovation during a recent meeting with

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-07 17:11:00

Lawrence County grand jury indicts 46

IRONTON — A Lawrence County grand jury has returned 46 indictments including six sealed drug indictments, according to the office of Prosecuting Attorney Brigham Anderson. James Mills, 39, of Township Road 1361, Chesapeake, was indicted on charges of rape, domestic violence and violation of a protec

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-12-03 05:01:00

Region hosts plethora of weekend holiday events

SOUTH POINT — With only a few weeks to go, people got into the holiday spirit throughout Lawrence County on Saturday. Several breakfast with Santa events took place, including those at Dawson-Bryant High School, the Ro-Na Theater, Symmes Valley High School and Community of Christ Church.

IRONTON ONLINE - 2018-12-11 13:15:40

Former coach sentenced to prison in sex-related case

CATLETTSBURG, Ky. — A man from the South Point, Ohio, area convicted in a sex-related case was sentenced to two years in prison and placed on the sexual offender registry list for 20 years, according to Gary Conn, an assistant commonwealth’s attorney.

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-12-11 05:00:00

One Huntington shooting suspect arrested on parole violation

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — A traffic stop has led to the arrest of a suspect in ashooting that occurred Sunday in Huntington. Jerell Maurice Johnson, 30 of Beckley was arrested on a parole violation Monday afternoon, according to a news release from the Huntington Police Department.

WVAH.COM - 2018-12-11 10:44:45

The Lawrence County Lady Bulldogs set their sights high despite being slept on

LOUISA, Ky. (WYMT) - The Lady Bulldogs were 20-9 last season and runner-ups in the 58th District. They bowed out in the quarterfinals of the 15th Region to eventual champion Johnson Central, 82-49.

WYMT.COM - 2018-12-05 01:44:00

Work on I-64 winds down for winter

HUNTINGTON — As the winter season approaches, the West Virginia Division of Highways will be winding down work on the Interstate 64 rehabilitation project between Milton and Crooked Creek/U.S. 35 in Teays Valley.

WVGAZETTEMAIL.COM - 2018-12-11 20:00:00

Arrest made in Sunday shooting that injured man, killed dog

HUNTINGTON — A Beckley man who is a suspect in a shooting that occurred Sunday evening, Dec. 9, in the 900 block of 27th Street, was arrested on a parole violation Monday afternoon, according to Huntington Police.

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-12-11 15:38:00

Projects approved, denied funding by WV School Board Authority

Aside from Kanawha, Putnam and Wayne, here’s how the board voted on the 24 counties’ requests Monday, with some information on the projects taken from written School Building Authority staff comments:

WVGAZETTEMAIL.COM - 2018-12-11 01:30:00

Kentucky: 16 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Excessive Rain, Flooding

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 16 Kentucky counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in who suffered losses caused by two separate disaster events may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans.

AGFAX.COM - 2018-12-10 16:56:02

Trial date set in 2017 Huntington murder case

HUNTINGTON — A trial date has been set for a man accused of beating to death another man behind a Huntington business near the 6th Street Bridge in July 2017. Deland Royce Steelman, 33, of Huntington, will go to trial March 5, 2019, in the beating death of Ned M. Walker, 50, of Huntington. Walker wa

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-12-11 05:01:00

Applications accepted for heating assistance

The Northeast Kentucky Community Action Agency is taking applications for Kentucky Power’s THAW and HEART programs. Applications will be accepted at Northeast offices located in Boyd, Carter, Elliott, Greenup and Lawrence counties. Please note that the Boyd County Northeast office is now located in

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2018-12-10 10:00:00

UPDATE: Man shot in Huntington on Sunday evening

HUNTINGTON — The Huntington Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred overnight in the Fairfield neighborhood of Huntington. According to Cabell County 911 dispatchers, a caller reported one person had been shot at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday evening in the 900 block of 27th

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-12-10 10:53:00

Wayne County deputies warning of phone scam

WAYNE, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — Wayne County deputies are warning residents of a scam after several reports of callers asking for personal information over the phone. The Wayne County Sheriff's Department said there's a new phone scam going around.

WVAH.COM - 2018-12-09 20:37:28

Snow storm stretches across South, barely misses Tri-State area

HUNTINGTON — While a massive storm brought snow, sleet and freezing rain across the southern United States on Sunday, residences along and north of the Interstate 64 corridor remained relatively dry and iceless thanks to a sharp cut off at the northern edge of the storm.

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-12-10 01:00:00

Heavy metal band Slayer to perform in Huntington

HUNTINGTON — Slayer, considered the kings of thrash metal, will bring its final world tour to Huntington this spring, the Big Sandy Superstore Arena announced Monday morning.

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-12-10 15:17:00

Jim’s Spaghetti House changes uniforms, hires male waiters

HUNTINGTON — Regina Smith of Barboursville said she loves to have lunch at Jim’s Steak and Spaghetti House on 5th Avenue when she is Christmas shopping in downtown Huntington.

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-12-09 05:02:00

Man claims Club Inn Between failed to protect guests from fights

HUNTINGTON – A Cabell County resident is seeking damages from a Huntington business after he allegedly was injured in a fight there. Christopher Johnson filed a complaint in Cabell Circuit Court against D.P.M. Inc., doing business as Club Inn Between, et al. alleging premises liability and negligenc

WEST VIRGINIA RECORD - 2018-12-10 07:00:00

Photos: Christmas with a Cause at Huntington City Hall

Dancers take to the stage for Christmas With A Cause on Sunday, December 9, 2018, at Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium in Huntington. Welcome to the discussion. Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-12-09 23:13:00

Several sentenced to prison in Ohio cases

IRONTON — Several people were sentenced to prison earlier this week in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court. Emory Burke, 37, of Scott Avenue, Ironton, was sentenced to two years and 11 months in prison by Judge Andy Ballard. Burke earlier pleaded guilty to theft and two counts of tampering with evide

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-12-08 05:01:00