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Company expanding in Logan, W.Va.
"The people here are excited,” said Logan County Commissioner Art Kirkendoll. “They think they can stay here, they think they can raise a family here. They think that when their kids get out of school that unlike a lot of places they have an opportunity to have a job."
Logan County Sheriff Identifies Body Found in Guyandotte River
CHAPMANVILLE, WV (WOWK) - The Logan County Sheriff’s Department has identified the body found in the Guyandotte River at Sawmill Road near Chapmanville on October 8th, 2018.
UPDATE: Man wanted in Bluefield, VA robbery captured
Willis Caudill, Jr. was arrested Wednesday night during a traffic stop in Richmond, Kentucky.
Man dies in motorcycle crash in Lawrence County, Ky.
LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) --A man from Louisa died Wednesday night in a motorcycle crash near state Route 2565, the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office says.
Your southern West Virginia weekend
There's only two weeks left until Halloween, and it's time to get your scream on.Here's just a few of the places to get your Friday and Saturday night frights.And for folks who don't want to go hanging around with Freddy, Jason and Chucky, here's also some other fall festivities and cool events.
Man dies in W.Va. mining accident
GREENBRIER COUNTY W.Va. (AP/WSAZ) --West Virginia regulators say a coal mine employee has died in a machinery accident.The Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training says 33-year-old Roger W. Herndon of Rainelle was struck in the side by a piece of steel auger drill. The accident occurred Wednesd
C'ville/Logan game has many storylines
CHAPMANVILLE - There are a lot of storylines going into Friday night's Logan at Chapmanville county football clash.1. Can the Chapmanville Regional High School football team right the ship after last week's heartbreaking 20-14 loss at Wayne, get its fifth win of the season and vault back into the pl
Several people arrested on drug possession charges
IRONTON — The following information was compiled from Lawrence County Sheriff's Office reports:BURGLARY: A 26-year-old Kitts Hill area woman reported earlier this month that someone stole a .25 caliber weapon valued at $200 from her residence.DRUG POSSESSION: After receiving a call about a man who k
Six jailed on felony charges
BARBOURSVILLE – Six people have been jailed on felony charges since Thursday afternoon, according to booking records kept at the Western Regional Jail.Scott Christopher Dupuie, 27, was jailed at 6:36 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with a home confinement violation. Bond was
Man dies in coal mining accident
A man has died after an accident this morning at the Surface Coal Mine in Greenbrier County.The West Virginia Department of Commerce says Roger W. Herndon, 33 of Rainelle, was helping mine coal with an auger machine when a piece of auger drill struck him.Herndon was transported to Humana Hospital wh
Putnam County Schools Employee Arrested on Drug Charges
The Wayne County Sheriff Drug Enforcement Unit performed a traffic stop on Virginia Priestley, 50, of Hurricane, WV on US RT 52 in Crum WV.
Man missing from Gallia County nursing home
GALLIA COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) --A man is missing after he walked away from a nursing home along Buckridge Road, the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office says.
Man sentenced 8 years, 11 months, for drug charges - Pomeroy Daily Sentinel
Following a one-day jury trial, Michael Cook, 49, of Dayton, was convicted of Possession of Cocaine, a felony of the fifth-degree; Possession of Heroin, a felony of the third-degree; Trafficking in Heroin, a felony of the third-degree; and Tampering with Evidence, a felony of the third-degree, accor
Mine closure to result in 400 lost jobs
PINEVILLE - Efforts to secure a buyer for the Pinnacle Mine were unsuccessful, meaning the mine will almost assuredly be closed down.According to workers at the mine, as well as media reports, early last week negotiations with a potential buyer fell through. That means the loss of nearly 400 jobs in
Old WHS property auctioned for $800,500
The winning bidder at a Mingo County Commission public auction for the old Williamson High School and Middle School property was Joe and Cheryl Lycan. The winning bid went all the way up to $800,500, which surprised many who were interested in the sale.
Three jailed on felony charges
Alvin Antonio Nevels, 39, was jailed at 4 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities in Cabell County charged him with two counts of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and the single counts of strangulation, domestic battery and possession of a controlled substance. Bond was not set.
Wanted man spotted in Kentucky, several West Virginia counties
MASON COUNTY, W.Va (WSAZ) -A man accused of going on a multi-county crime spree and putting lives in danger remains on the run.Bernard Legg has been spotted in several West Virginia counties over the last five days, but he has not been arrested yet. Saturday, West Virginia State Police say he led po
2 arrested following stabbing in Fort Gay
By LUKE CREASYStaff writerFORT GAY - Two suspects were arrested Monday, Oct. 15, in connection with a violent armed robbery after an investigation conducted by the Wayne County Sheriff's Department.
Inmates Dig Hole in Wall at Big Sandy Regional Detention Center
PAINTSVILLE, KY (WOWK) - Multiple inmates dug a hole in a wall at Big Sandy Regional Detention Center in an attempted escape.Around 2 PM on October 15th, 2018 Correctional Officers at the Big Sandy Regional Detention Center discovered a hole that had been knocked through a cinder block wall by inmat
Thieves steal $10K in copper wire from DOH warehouse
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) --Troopers are asking for the public's help as they investigate a large copper theft in the Charleston area.Two men were caught on camera breaking into the West Virginia Division of Highways warehouse off exit 102. One of the criminals wore a mask and gloves.West Virgini