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The man with the mic: Logan man releases stand-up comedy album

"This is all so new to me still. It all seems so surreal," said Jay Foxx Browning. A former sports commentator at WVOW Radio, Browning is now taking his talent to the stage as a stand-up comedian.


Downed tree shuts down part of Route 10 in Logan County

LOGAN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A tree fell down on Rt. 10 in Logan County around noon on Saturday. The tree knocked down power lines and completely blocked both lanes of traffic.


Woman arrested on possession charges

POSSESSION: Kimberly W. Marcum, no age given, of Chapmanville, was arrested and charged Feb. 11 with possession (marijuana) and being a felon in possession of a firearm by Cpl. Fitch and Deputy Jeremy Casey of the Mingo County Sheriff's Department (MCSD).


Man Arrested For Stealing Chapmanville Police Cruiser

LOGAN COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - The Chapmanville Police Department says a man has been arrested and charged after he stole a cruiser while being arrested and fled from police. Police say Freddie Abbott is charged with attempted murder, fleeing on foot, grand larceny, fleeing in a vehicle, unlawful assault


Lawmakers keeping West Virginia Supreme Court in check

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, under new management, has worked hard to put rules and policies in place to fight the perceptions of corruption that plagued justices over the last year.


C'ville, Logan girls hope to meet for sectional title

If everything holds to form the Chapmanville Lady Tigers and the Logan Lady Cats hope to meet next week in the Class AA Region 4 Section 2 championship game. Both Chapmanville (15-5) and Logan (14-8) have received first-round byes and won't play until next week.


KY father who lost daughter to overdose helps set up sting to catch men accused of selling her drugs

SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - A man who lost his daughter to a drug overdose helped set up a sting to catch the men who sold her that deadly dose. A federal grand jury charged two people for possession of heroin that caused the death of victim Ashley Miles, Shepherdsville, U.S. Attorney Russell M. Co


Couple gets brand new home, thanks to PRIDE grant

PEACH CREEK - Owning a home is often only a dream for many people, especially those living on a low income. But thanks to a grant through PRIDE Community Services, Inc., one married couple are now the proud owners of a new house at Peach Creek.


West Virginia DMV commissioner grilled over missing and incomplete reports

CHARLESTON — The commissioner of the West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles was on the hot seat Friday over why her office has dragged its feet in submitting required reports on its implementation of automatic voter registration.


Man charged with DUI after crashing into home in St. Albans area

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A man from St. Albans faces a DUI charge after a car he was driving crashed Friday into a home in the Lakewood area of St. Albans, Kanawha County court records show.


Logan students win at Math Field Day

Logan County students won several trophies at the Feb. 8 Logan County Math Field Day. Awards include third place team for fifth grade, first place team for sixth grade, second place team for seventh grade, first place team for eighth grade, third place team for ninth grade and third place team for t


Man from Louisa charged with sodomy and rape of teenager

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ky. (WSAZ) -- A man is facing several sex crime charges for allegedly assaulting a teenager. Robert Jackson, 36, of Louisa, is charged with six counts of second-degree rape and six counts of second-degree sodomy.


Trent appointed to CONTACT Huntington Board of Directors

HUNTINGTON - A rape crisis center based in Huntington has appointed a Logan County man to its Board of Directors. CONTACT Huntington recently announced it would appoint Chris Trent to one of their positions. Trent currently serves as the Law Enforcement Victim Advocate for the Logan County Sheriff's


Still no decision on new BOE member

LOGAN - In a special meeting Tuesday evening, the Logan County Board of Education once again failed to come to a consensus on a new member to fill the seat vacated by former President Paul Hardesty.


Wildcats topple Scott with big fourth quarter

MADISON - A big fourth quarter by the Class AA No. 3-ranked Logan High School boys' basketball team propelled the Wildcats to Friday night's 83-56 win at Scott. Logan, 18-3 overall and 11-2 in the Cardinal Conference, outscored the Skyhawks 34-16 in the final eight minutes to break open a close game


Suspect Flees Police Finally Arrested

CHAPMANVILLE, WV. — What began as a be on the lookout notification turned into an officer being assaulted and a police cruiser being stolen by a suspect. Chapmanville Police Officer Stapleton conducted a traffic stop at Dollar General on a silver Kia van in reference to a BOLO notification. Upon inv


Marshall University fall 2018 dean's list

HUNTINGTON - Marshall University has released its dean's list for the 2018 fall semester. To make the dean's list, students must have a 3.3 or above grade point average for a minimum of 12 hours. Marshall has 3,031 students included on this website. Students who requested their names not be publishe


Cast of “Matewan” lines up in support of Blair Centennial Project

MATEWAN — The cast and crew of the 1987 John Sayles film “Matewan” — including James Earl Jones, Chris Cooper, David Strathairn, and other luminaries — are banding together to support the West Virginia Mine Wars Museum’s efforts to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Blair Mountain in