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No easy answers to resolve water issues
BRADSHAW - Local officials in McDowell County called a meeting in the town of Bradshaw to talk about broadband internet in West Virginia's poorest county. But the first question from a resident focused on something more basic.
Toy drive to be held Wednesday
LOGAN — An initiative that has been providing toys during the holidays to underprivileged children in the area will be held once again in Logan on Wednesday, Dec. 19. For 13 years, the Matt Patterson Toy Drive has made the Christmas season a little merrier for kids who might not be as fortunate as o
Man behind bars for sexual assault, other charges
A Holden man is facing charges of second-degree sexual assault, strangulation, domestic battery, domestic assault and malicious wounding after being accused of assaulting a woman.
Mother alleges Lowe's Home Centers' negligence led to son's injuries
LOGAN — A minor child and his mother are suing Lowe's Home Centers, alleging negligence and premises liability led to injuries to the son. Charles Ball III, a minor, and Kimberly Ball filed a complaint in Logan Circuit Court against Lowe's Home Centers, alleging failure to ensure the safety of their
Ribbon cut to new senior housing complex
LOGAN — A ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of Logan Landing, the new affordable senior housing complex located at 740 Stratton St. in Logan on the lot where KFC and Subway once were, was held Wednesday morning.
Santa to come to City of Logan by helicopter
LOGAN — Santa Claus will make an appearance in the City of Logan this Saturday, but instead of coming in on his sled, he will be arriving in a more unusual way: by helicopter.
Woman soaks herself with urine attempting to beat drug test
WILLIAMSON — DEFEATING DRUG TEST: Melissa Hall, 39, of Williamson, was charged with attempting to defeat an alcohol or drug test while on home confinement in Mingo County by Sgt. Norman Mines and home confinement officer Amanda Mines.
WV's Mount Storm Lake becoming a hotspot for striper fishing
Fishing in West Virginia’s Mount Storm Lake just grew a little more interesting. The 1,200-acre lake, mainly known for its smallmouth and largemouth bass, recently yielded a 41-inch, 30.5-pound striped bass. While not a record-breaking catch, the fish shone a bright light on the lake’s up-and-coming
'Hatfields and McCoys' coming to park this summer
This summer, The Aracoma Story, Inc. will present a newly written historical drama. The TAS Board of Directors is teaming up with the Hatfield-McCoy Convention Visitors Bureau in bringing "Deadly Divide — The Hatfield and McCoy Story" to Chief Logan State Park. The CVB contracted former TAS alum Geo
Herd women pass fancy in win over Tennessee St.
HUNTINGTON - Shayna Gore moved up Marshall University's women's basketball scoring charts Saturday, but the senior from Logan, West Virginia, preferred to talk about passing rather than points.
Sheriff's office unveils new interview room for victims
LOGAN — The Logan County Sheriff’s Department recently unveiled a new interview room inside the Logan County Courthouse that will be used for interviewing victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault.
Man Who Escaped Rock House Mine Also Broke Into Another Mine Earlier This Year
BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – A man who was able to escape an abandoned mine has had a prior arrest for breaking into a Mine before. According to court documents, Eddie Duane Williams was charged earlier this year for grand larceny, destruction of property, and trespassing.
4 adults who entered West Virginia mine could face felony charges if their intention was to steal copper: Sheriff
The four people who illegally entered a West Virginia mine, where they were trapped for days, could face felony charges if investigators determine they had intended to steal copper, authorities said.
Chapmanville's winning streak hits 23 games
Make that 23 games in a row and counting. The Class AA No. 1-ranked and defending state champion Chapmanville Regional High School boys' basketball team beat Winfield 80-61 on Tuesday night on the road in its Cardinal Conference opener as its winning streak continued.
Fayette County Man Sentenced For Delivery of Cocaine and Methamphetamine
FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) -Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney, Larry E. Harrah, II announces that on August 29, 2018, David L. Ingram of Oak Hill was found guilty following a jury trial of delivery of cocaine and methamphetamine. Following the verdict, the State filed a recidivist information becau
BOE president: Contract extension for Lucas planned
LOGAN — Logan County Board of Education President Paul Hardesty says he and the other four board members plan to put forth an agenda item that will offer a contract extension to Logan County Schools Superintendent Patricia Lucas.
Families give thanks at LHS Prayer Club event
Despite some wintry weather conditions, the Logan High School Fieldhouse was filled with nearly 300 families celebrating the holidays on Sunday. The LHS Prayer Club, presided over by Rev. John Godby and in partnership with the First Baptist Church of Trenton, Georgia, and the West Acres Baptist Chur
UPDATE: Rescue Team Progresses Inside Abandoned Mine
UPDATE: CLEAR CREEK, WV (WOAY) – These are the latest updates on search efforts to locate missing persons at the Rock House Powellton mine in Clear Creek, Raleigh County. Main mine portal (Boone County side): Mine rescue teams have been unable to enter the main mine portal on the Boone County side o
Beckley Man Arrested For Breaking Into Church Trying To Steal Items
BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – A Beckley man is in jail after breaking into a church trying to steal items. According to court documents, Beckley Police was dispatched to a Church on F Street in Beckley. The pastor of the church advised that a male was wearing a red sweatshirt who entered. Officers found, Mar
Man charged with possession of firearm, drugs in Beckley
A man was jailed following a traffic stop in Beckley on Monday. After Cpl. N.J. Smith with the Beckley Police Department noticed a gold vehicle traveling north bound on Eisenhower Drive, the vehicle turned into the parking lot of a convenience store to allow him to pass. As soon as Smith got back be