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Beckley Loan Co. is now Mac's Toy Fund drop-off site

Mac's Toy Fund, a holiday tradition in Raleigh County since 1930 is kicking into high gear as its Dec. 16 distribution draws ever closer. While the fund collects money to purchase new toys, gently used toys are much in demand, as well. Beckley Loan Co. is now a drop-off site for used toys for Mac's


Something really special Oak Hill serves up hot dishes at the town's annual Community Thanksgiving Meal

(Brad Davis/The Register-Herald) Youngsters Harper Phillips (far right), 6, and Gabriel Crist, 7, fill up their to-go boxes during Lewis Christian Community Center's Thanksgiving dinner Thursday afternoon in Oak Hill. (Brad Davis/The Register-Herald) Volunteers wait for more to-go meals before setti

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-11-24 08:02:00

Family and food resonate in residents' Thanksgiving Day memories

As turkeys roast and the spicy aroma of pumpkin pie warms the air, thousands in the region will sip coffee and watch the broadcast of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade today they prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends. Turkey and football, Black Friday planning and tryptophan-

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-11-23 08:01:00

When giving thanks today, remember Mac's Toy Fund

Many of us will sit down to a dinner table groaning with platters of turkey, stuffing, and other favorite holiday fixings. We will give thanks for our many blessings before digging in, eating till we're stuffed, then crashing by the TV for a post dinner nap. But for hundreds of our neighbors, Thanks

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Man arrested after setting house on fire

A Raleigh County man was arrested Monday on multiple charges after his Lanark home burned. Bradley-Prosperity Assistant Fire Chief Bobby Palmer told The Register-Herald the incident stemmed from a quarrel between Ronald Morton Jr. and his wife. Palmer alleged that Morton intentionally set the home


Open house to mark Valley College's 30th anniversary

Valley College is hosting a 30th anniversary open house Tuesday, Nov. 28, from noon to 6 p.m. at the Beckley campus, 120 New River Town Center, Suite C. The event will include tours of the campus, information on programs offered, a Red Cross blood drive, an alumni event, refreshments and drawing giv


Woman found inside vehicle in Coal River

Coal River Fire Department officials stumbled upon a vehicle with a woman inside of it in Coal River Tuesday evening, Raleigh County emergency dispatchers confirmed. Dispatchers said a call was never received about the incident; crews came upon it near Hilltop Court in Dameron around 6:10 p.m., bef


Raleigh County man arrested for setting wife's home on fire

PINEY VIEW, W.Va. - A Raleigh County man is behind bars after allegedly setting his wife's home on fire Monday. Ronald Morton, 54, of Beaver, is in police custody in connection with the crime. Investigators with the Raleigh County Sheriff's Department believe an earlier argument between Morton and h


Pine Bush's Tartaglione to play golf at Albany

Pasqualina Tartaglione encourages any girl who expresses an interest in playing college golf to follow her dreams. The Pine Bush senior picked up the sport when she was 13. Tartaglione became one of the area's top high school players as a freshman, and captured the Section 9 title last spring. The r

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-23 23:25:08

New Paltz man on parole had ecstasy, cash: sheriff

A New Paltz man was charged with drug possession after the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision's parole division issued a warrant for his arrest. Skyler D. Eby, 23, was arrested by the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team (URGENT) in the City of Kingston on Tuesday n

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 13:06:22

Grateful Dead auction features artwork of Ulster artist Jan Sawka

An auction of rare Grateful Dead memorabilia is showcasing the Hudson Valley's strong links to the rock band known for its enduring legacy and loyal following of fans. More than 100 items are on an online auction block from Nov. 22 through Dec. 9 thanks to Jesse Kant, wife of the late Hal Kant, the

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 11:00:01

Volunteers provide holiday meal, safe place

NEW PALTZ - Aki Densmore, a sixth-grader at New Paltz Middle School, could have spent Thanksgiving Day relaxing. But, instead, Aki, her sister and her mom spent Thanksgiving at the New Paltz United Methodist Church, serving on the buffet line for the church's 35th annual community Thanksgiving dinne

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-24 02:25:21

Guilty plea in Orange County vehicular homicide

Wilson GOSHEN - A Walden man pled guilty in Orange County Court on Tuesday, November 21 to aggravated vehicular homicide in the death of another motorist on March 4. At the time that Dennis Wilson, Jr., 32, entered his guilty plea before Judge Craig Stephen Brown, he admitted to driving an SUV sho


Town of Wallkill man charged with rape at hospital's psychiatric unit

PORT JERVIS - A Town of Wallkill man has been charged with rape. Port Jervis police arrested Nathan Oglesby, 56, after an investigation into a report that a resident receiving inpatient care at the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis was sexually assaulted. Th

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-23 00:06:09

Walden man admits guilt in DWI death

GOSHEN - A Walden man pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing another man in a drunk-driving crash. The March 4 crash killed Jason Exley, 28, of Walden. On Tuesday in Orange County Court, Dennis Wilson Jr., 32, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide, a felony. Prosecutors will recommend a sentenc


Nov. 21: Girls volleyball roundup

Kingston's Molinaro selected top coach The Section 9 volleyball coaches have chosen Kingston's Nicole Molinaro as the coach of the year and Spackenkill's Anilee Sher the player of the year. The most valuable players chosen per class are Kingston senior Jaid Harrell in Class AA, Cornwall junior Megan


Man to stand trial for manufacturing meth

A Coffeyville man will stand trial for attempted manufacture of methamphetamine, a judge ruled this week. Stephen L. Fleetwood, 45, Coffeyville, and Kendra D. Melton, 30, Galesburg, were originally charged with manufacturing meth, possession of precursors needed to make meth, possession of Oxycodone

PARSONS SUN - 2017-11-24 00:07:00

Playwright works with LCHS students

In the span of a couple of minutes for each, Yarchun challenged the students with a number of fast-paced writing exercises, pushing their creative thinking. The opportunity to work with Yarchun in learning how to write plays is one the students will not soon forget. "I'm teaching them playwriting. W


Judge Orders Re-Sentencing For Nowata County Man Convicted Of Rape

An appeals judge is telling Nowata County to re-sentence a man convicted of burglary and rape and sentenced to life without the chance of parole. A jury convicted Travis Barnes of breaking into an 84-year-old woman's home and raping her in 2014. He told the court another person made him do it at gun

NEWS ON 6 - 2017-11-22 22:24:00

Appeals court tosses no-parole life sentence in Nowata rape case

OKLAHOMA CITY - An appeals court on Wednesday tossed the life-without-parole sentence for a man convicted of raping an elderly woman in Nowata, citing "alarming" misconduct by the prosecutor during closing arguments in the trial. In its unanimous opinion, the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals vacat

TULSA WORLD - 2017-11-22 19:29:00