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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


Names released from Boone Co. drug sweep

The West Virginia State Police, the Boone County Sheriff's Office, the US 119 Task Force, the ATF, the U.S. Marshals Service, and the FBI are among the agencies working on the investigation, with elements of the surveillance taking over a year to procure.


Robinette leaves behind legacy at LHS

LOGAN - For those on the inside, Randy Robinette's recent retirement announcement was not that much of a surprise.After the 2017 season, Robinette had indicated that he was going to step down. Maybe even after the season. He had retired at the time as a Logan County educator of more than 30 years.He


Former teacher sent to jail

Boyd's Commonwealth Attorney Rhonda Copley said Michael Sammons, 53, of South Shore, previously pleaded guilty to one count of prohibited use of an electronic communications system to procure a minor. The sentence was handed out on Friday by Circuit Judge George W. Davis III.


Police blotter: Woman arrested after overdosing with children home

HUNTINGTON - The following information is provided by criminal complaints from the Cabell County Magistrate Court:CHILD NEGLECT: A Huntington woman was arrested recently after she overdosed, endangering two children who were in her care.Sheila Burlile, 57, overdosed on what is believed to be heroin


Stephen Reed: Black Thursday: Second Schweinfurt (Daily Mail Opinion)

The recent visit of the World War II-era B-17 Bomber, "The Yankee Lady," to Charleston last weekend was an exceptional educational opportunity for those who came out to see this vintage aircraft.


Fire breaks out at Commerce Park in Chapmanville

CHAPMANVILLE – Multiple fire departments responded to the scene of a fire at Commerce Park in Chapmanville during the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 14.Logan County 911 received the call just after midnight. When fire crews arrived, they saw heavy smoke and flames coming from the structure.Crew


Sheriff's Dept. still yet to identify body found in river

The Logan BannerLOGAN - As of Friday afternoon, there was no official update on the body found in the Guyandotte River on Monday, Oct. 8.


Fire destroys businesses, apartments in Chapmanville

CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) --Several businesses were severely damaged in a fire early Sunday morning, according to the Logan Fire Department.


Man in jail found with synthetic pot, tobacco

LOGAN - A man faces charges after he was found with synthetic marijuana and tobacco inside Southwestern Regional Jail.According to a criminal complaint, Senior Trooper S.P. Bowling of the West Virginia State Police responded to a complaint through dispatch on Oct. 5 about a man in custody at the jai


Davis takes over as Logan softball coach

LOGAN - Jason Davis has some huge shoes to fill.Davis, the longtime Logan High School assistant softball coach, will be the new Lady Cats' skipper when the 2019 spring season rolls around.Davis replaces outgoing coach Randy Robinette, who had announced his retirement recently.