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Princeton man found guilty of unlawful assault

PRINCETON - A Mercer County jury found a Princeton man guilty recently of destruction of property and unlawful assault after being tried for a malicious wounding connected to an August 2016 altercation. Hank Russell Blankenship Jr., 25, was tried before Circuit Court Judge William Sadler. While test

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 08:00:00

Dye scores four goals in Princeton's win over Mavericks

Princeton 7, James Monroe 0: Brittany Dye scored four goals and dished out an assist to lead Princeton to a 7-0 win over Lauren Taylor and James Monroe. Kelsey Geso, Abby Billings and Mikah Bailey each had a goal and an assist. Haley Mathena and Emilee Brookman had the shut out in goal for Princeto

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 03:38:00

Phone fear and anxiety while covering news from the air

You never really know where you'll end up when you come to work in the Daily Telegraph's newsroom. Well, I never expected to find myself inside a bucket cab about 100 feet in the air while praying that I didn't drop my cellphone. The phone is in one of those protective cases, but I don't think a dro

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 11:00:00

Church holds 'Drive for the Deployed'

Giving a little piece of home to those who protect and serve overseas was the goal Wednesday evening for the congregation of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Bluefield, West Virginia "Our servicemen and women they leave their families everything they know. There protected bubble that they have and th

WVVA.COM - 2017-09-21 06:27:00

Tazewell Chambers of Commerce look to join forces

WVVA, Red Cross team-up for Harvey, Irma disaster reliefWVVA, Red Cross team-up for Harvey, Irma disaster relief WVVA has partnered with the American Red Cross, Southeast WV Chapter, to help raise money for the victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. More >> WVVA has partnered with the American Red C

WVVA.COM - 2017-09-21 01:40:00

Kiss members Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley reunite on stage

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Original Kiss members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley have reunited for their first public appearance since their group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014. But unlike that terse ceremony, the Star Tribune reports , they came to St. Paul's CHS field to play W

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 17:01:43

Bluewell PSD seeks rate hike

BLUEWELL - A local public service district has filed a request with the Public Service Commission of West Virginia for a rate hike which would increase residential and commercial water bills by a little more than 33 percent. The Bluewell Public Service District, which serves 2,998 customers in the B

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-21 08:45:00

Trial underway in malicious wounding case

PRINCETON - A local man facing a malicious wounding charge testified Tuesday that he was defending himself when he stabbed another man twice in the thigh during an August 2016 altercation. Hank Russell Blankenship Jr., 25, of Princeton testified during his trial before Circuit Court Judge William Sa

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-20 08:00:00

Murder case could go cold: Police seek more information in Kirby Addition shootings

One man was killed and a woman was listed in critical condition after an early morning shooting in the Kirby Addition of Princeton Friday. The shooting took place on Turnbull Street. PRINCETON - An investigation into the fatal shootings of two Mercer County people which occurred more than a year ago

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

Run for Sarah: Church holding fall festival, 5K for teacher facing third battle with cancer

Sarah Jones and her husband, Jamie, have been on a journey with cancer that they believe has brought them closer together. Contributed Photo PRINCETON -"They always say third time's the charm," Princeton native and current Tazewell County Schools educator said recently. "Maybe the third time is what

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-19 08:45:00

Convicted murderer faces more charges in woman's death

PINEVILLE - A man who was convicted in 2015 of first-degree murder and robbery in the death of a Summers County man was back in court Tuesday and facing another murder charge in the death of a Mercer County woman. Oscar Combs Sr., 46, is being tried in Wyoming County Circuit Court in the death of Te

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-20 08:00:00

The Latest: Refugees who paid for trip left on Greek highway

BERLIN (AP) - The Latest on Europe's response to the large numbers of refugees and migrants who have tried to reach or entered Europe (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Authorities say 77 refugees and migrants were found walking along a highway in Greece after smugglers they had paid to drive them to Athe

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-20 15:55:57

Tanker being used in Greece oil spill cleanup to be replaced

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greek authorities say a tanker being used to pump oil from a sunken ship that is polluting the coastline is to be replaced because its certificate of seaworthiness is expiring. Merchant Marine Deputy Minister Nektarios Santorinios said Tuesday the swap would not delay the pumpi

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-19 06:41:52

Driver escapes injury when tree falls on vehicle

A Rocky Gap woman escaped injury after a tree fell across her vehicle Monday as she traveled along Route 61. Senior Trooper G.W. Scott said Cathy Whitt of Rocky Gap was about three miles east of Highway 52 when her 2016 Honda Pilot SUV collided with the falling tree. The accident occurred about 5:30

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TODAY - 2017-09-20 21:12:00

In UN speech, Trump calls Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man' and threatens to 'totally destroy North Korea'

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned the United Nations that the world faces "great peril" from gathering threats posed by rogue regimes with powerful weapons and terrorists with expanding reach across the globe, issuing a call to fellow leaders to join the United States in the fight

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-19 15:04:00

Milan Fashion Week: Gucci extends news cycle with Rocket Man

MILAN (AP) - Green has been declared the color of Milan Fashion Week, with the fashion chamber promoting sustainability in the trend-driven world of ready-to-wear. Eleven awards will be handed out Sunday evening to honor Italian designers, fashion houses and suppliers that "champion community and so

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-20 18:31:09

Beckley man who attempted to run over officer gets maximum sentence

BECKLEY, W.Va. - A man accused of attempting to run over a Beckley Police officer on July 4, 2016 appeared for sentencing Thursday in Raleigh County. Timothy Howard II, 26, was riding an ATV illegally along East Prince Street when Beckley Police Cpl. William Gravely attempted to stop him. Cpl. Grave

METRO NEWS - 2017-09-21 16:51:33

Criminal complaint lays out scenario of woman allegedly being set on fire

Dwayne Michael Lane, 47, charged with attempted murder for allegedly lighting his girlfriend on fire Sunday, was arraigned on five additional charges Tuesday in Raleigh County Magistrate Court. Originally booked on charges of malicious or unlawful assault and attempted first-degree murder, charges o

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-19 22:39:00

Beckley man arrested for solicitation of a minor

Officers with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit of the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office have arrested a Beckley man for solicitation of a minor for sexual purposes. James Kenneth Fruia Jr., 29, of Beckley, was arrested Friday after soliciting with an electronic device a person he thoug

REGISTER-HERALD - 2017-09-20 16:20:00

No trace 4 years later: Tazewell County resident still missing after disappearing in 2013

CEDAR BLUFF, Va. - After almost four years, the case of a Tazewell County man who disappeared one November morning after going hunting remains an active investigation, law enforcement authorities said Tuesday. Eric Grady Smith, then 41, went missing after leaving his home the morning of Nov. 8, 2013

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-20 09:00:00