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Summers County rolls Greenbrier West at home, 73-28
The Lady Bobcats advanced to the final of the Rogers Oil Tournament on Friday night with a 73-28 win over the Lady Cavs. Summers County held the visitors to just three second half points. Gavin Pivont led the way for the home team with 26 points, while Taylor Isaac chipped in 21.
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County Commissioners’ Association To Host Round Table Event In Summers County
HINTON, WV (WOAY) – The County Commissioners’ Association of West Virginia will host its last of 8 regional roundtables on Thursday, December 13 from 12:00-2:00 pm at the Summers County Memorial Building, located at 451 1st Avenue, Hinton.
Authorities thwart escape attempt; eight men including murder suspect busted
Authorities in Raleigh County thwarted an escape attempt last month at Southern Regional Jail (SRJ) that included at least eight inmates. Raleigh County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Brian Parsons said the Greenbrier County Prosecutor's Office contacted his office Nov. 15 with a tip they'd received
Two Plead Guilty On Drug Charges Out Of Mercer County
BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced today that two men pled guilty to drug charges in federal court in Bluefield. James Kelsor, 46, of Northfork, pled guilty to distribution of cocaine, admitting that on September 30, 2016, he distributed one-half gram of cocaine to an in
Eight People Try To Escape Southern Regional Jail
RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Eight people have been issued warrants after trying to break out of Southern Regional Jail. According to court documents, on November 28, 2018, at approximately 4 pm State Police were notified of an attempted escape at Southern Regional Jail in Beaver. On November 30, 201
Beckley woman charged with 10 counts of fraud
A Beckley woman has been charged with 10 counts of felony fraud after she admitted to officers that she took debit cards without permission and shopped online. According to court documents, officers were dispatched South Eisenhower Drive on Sunday afternoon to a larceny complaint.
Warrant issued in child neglect case after defendant fails to appear in court
PRINCETON – A bench warrant was issued Monday for a mother who was charged last September with gross child neglect when her 2-year-old child was killed in a hit-and-run incident after she failed to appear for a court hearing.
Accident involving box truck and logging truck shuts down 1 lane of I-64
SANDSTONE, WV (WVNS) -- One lane of I-64 is shutdown Monday morning following an accident involving a box truck and logging truck. Dispatchers said the accident happened on Sandstone Mountain around 8:45 a.m. near mile marker 136. One lane of I-64 East is closed.
Man Tells Jury He Repeatedly Raped 3-Year-Old Daughter By Accident
It took a West Virginia jury less than 30 minutes to convict Henry Bennett for having sex with his three year old. Princeton, WV – A jury reached a guilty verdict in 30 minutes for a father who claimed he had sex with his three-year-old daughter by accident.
West Virginia Governor gives state employees extra time off
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia state employees are getting some extra time off during the upcoming holidays. Gov. Jim Justice has issued proclamations declaring Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 as full-day state holidays for public employees. Both fall on a Monday and were previously listed as half-day h
Seven West Virginia state parks and forests to host Jan. 1 hikes
It’s time to make New Year’s resolutions, and seven West Virginia state parks and forests are inviting people to join a First Day Hike on Tuesday, Jan. 1, and adopt healthier lifestyles by spending more time outside in 2019.
Officials celebrate the end of phase four construction at Bluestone Dam
HINTON — Members of the U.S. Corps of Engineers team and contractors braved the cold Friday morning to celebrate the completion of a phase of rehabilitation that will ensure that the Bluestone Dam, now operating in its 70th year, will be able to withstand the most extreme weather events.
Lady Bobcats nail early season goals in Rogers Oil Championship
hinton — Summers County head coach Chad Meador set early season goals for his team, serving as landmarks for where they may be. He can rest easy knowing they’re now 3-0 on those goals, knocking out two on Saturday night.
URI 83, West Virginia 70: Rams dominate down the stretch
UNCASVILLE, Conn. --- It took just eight games in charge for David Cox to record a signature win as the University of Rhode Island head coach.The Rams were the bullies down the stretch against West Virginia, with the Mountaineers powerless to stop what was a steadily rising tide of momentum at Moheg
Overdoses, crime are down
Overdoses are way down in Wyoming County, as is the crime rate. That is the result of far fewer prescription opiates, Sheriff C.S. Parker believes. “It’s much harder to get the pills now,” Parker emphasized.
Family's suit alleges excessive force by WVSP, DNR officers
A family from Camp Creek, in Mercer County, is alleging West Virginia State Police troopers and a Division of Natural Resources officer violated their civil rights and exercised excessive force on them after they called police in 2016 to report an armed, unstable neighbor -- who later called in a fa
West Virginia man convicted of child sex abuse in less 30 minutes
PRINCETON, W.Va. — A jury took less than 30 minutes to convict a West Virginia man who told police he sexually abused a 3-year-old girl by accident. Mercer County prosecutor George Sitler tells news outlets that 26-year-old Henry Vincent Bennett was found guilty Thursday of first-degree sexual assau
The Grinch made a visit to Red Oak Grill for lunch
OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) - Mr. Grinch made an appearance at Red Oak Grill in Oak Hill on Saturday December 15. Families were able to have lunch with him during the Grubbin with the Grinch event.
Beckley Police searching for armed robbery suspect
The Beckley Police Department is still on the lookout for an armed robbery suspect who was last seen Wednesday at Venus Lounge in Beckley. The suspect reportedly produced a handgun and demanded money from an employee at the business. The victim complied with the offender’s demands, and he then left