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Female employee accuses Jackson County companies of workplace discrimination
RIPLEY — A female employee is suing Jackson County companies, alleging retaliation and discrimination. Diana Boone filed a complaint in Jackson Circuit Court against Constellium Rolled Products Ravenswood LLC, USIMC of West Virginia Medical Corporation, et al., alleging violation of the West Virgini
Prep Roundup: Winfield boys rally to beat Poca
Christian Frye scored 13 of his 19 points in the second half Friday night as Winfield rallied for a 51-49 boys basketball victory against visiting Poca. The Dots (1-2) led at halftime 31-24.
Judge grants injunction against Ravenswood aluminum plant
A federal judge has granted an injunction against an aluminum processing company in Ravenswood and is forcing the company into arbitration regarding medical and drug coverage for retired employees.
Tragedy of the Silver Bridge
“Point Pleasant’s Silver Bridge, the first eye bar suspension bridge in the United States, was an engineering marvel when it was constructed in 1927 and 1928. Located on US 35, the bridge spanned the Ohio River and linked Point Pleasant, WVa., with the town of Gallipolis. For almost 40 years, the st
Missing from Ripley, West Virginia, 17 year old Jessica Casto
Police in West Virginia need your help finding 17 year old Jessica Casto. Jessica was last seen in the Ripley, West Virginia area and is registered as a missing juvenile wiht the Jackson County Sheriff's Department in West Virginia. Jessica is described as a white female with shoulder length red hai
Laborer, wife accuse employers, asbestos distributors of causing husband's lung cancer
CHARLESTON — A Sandyville husband and wife are suing dozens of asbestos distributors/suppliers/manufacturers/installers, premises owners and employers, alleging negligence, contaminated buildings, breach of express/implied warranty, strict liability, tort, conspiracy, misrepresentations by specific
Pomeroy woman sentenced to 12 years prison
POMEROY — The final of three co-defendants charged in the assault and kidnapping of a Meigs County woman pleaded guilty on Thursday in Meigs County Common Pleas Court. Merissa Starcher, 35, of Pomeroy, pleaded guilty to charges of rape and kidnapping in connection with the March 7 incident in which
Company in highway bribe kickback scheme declares bankruptcy
WINFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia company that prosecutors said was involved in a highway bribe kickback scheme has declared bankruptcy. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Bayliss and Ramey Inc. filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy Wednesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of West
Driver remorseful after crash that killed two
MARIETTA — A man whose lapse in judgment resulted in the deaths of two people in August 2017 was sentenced in Washington County Common Pleas Court Friday afternoon to two suspended jail terms, a year of probation and 200 hours of community service.
Wayne County police warning of scam
GENOA – The Wayne County Sheriff's Department and West Virginia State Police are warning local residents of a new telephone scam after an elderly man from Genoa got a call from what appeared to be the social security office.
Marietta man confesses killing Patsy Sparks in 1992
CALDWELL — More than 26 years after Patsy Sparks was murdered in a remote location in Noble County, her killer confessed his guilt for the crime Wednesday during a change of plea hearing in the Noble County Common Pleas Court.
Man given longest non-life sentence in West Virginia dies
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — A man who was given the longest non-life sentence in West Virginia's history has died after serving less than a year in prison. Michael Vega, 50, died Wednesday, according to Lawrence Messina, director of communications for the West Virginia Department of Military Aff
People preparing for winter storm heading toward Southern West Virginia
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) - Imagine being without power during a winter storm for more than two days. That is what many had to deal with the last winter storm that came through Southern West Virginia. With the winter season just beginning it's important to be on alert for potential winter weather.
The Amazing West Virginia Cryptid Art of Liz Pavlovic Design
West Virginia is a state full or myth and lore. Anyone familiar with the state is surely familiar with the tales of the Mothman, Braxton County Monster, Grafton Monster, and the tabloid hero Bat Boy just to name a few.
Jackson County Chapter of PERI to meet
Cameron Garczyk, legislative aide for State Rep. Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) will be the speaker for the Thursday, Dec. 20 meeting of the Jackson County Chapter of the Public Employee Retirees, Inc. The meeting will be held at the Faith Lutheran Church, 245 E. Huron Street in Jackson. The meeting is open
POLICE: Jackson County, WV search warrant yields meth materials, explosive, homemade shotgun
GAY, WV (WOWK) - Ronnie Lee Price, 45, and who a family member said is his son, Trevor Price, 19, of Wyant Walk Road in Gay, West Virginia, are facing several felony charges after a search warrant was executed at their home on November 29, 2018.
West Virginia authorities rescue 3 people trapped in abandoned mine
Three people trapped in an inactive West Virginia mine for several days were rescued on Wednesday, state officials said. The three West Virginia residents were brought to the surface and transported to a local hospital for medical treatment, Samantha Smith, a spokesperson with the West Virginia Depa
Second man convicted in West Side shooting death
A second area resident was convicted Tuesday on felony charges in the shooting death of an Athens man on West Washington Street in Athens more than two weeks ago. Bernard Mitchell, 23, of Athens, pleaded guilty to eight felony charges in Athens County Common Pleas Court and was sentenced by Judge Pa
Ribbon cutting for new Dollar General
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General’s newest store at 7809 Ripley Road in Point Pleasant is now open. Dollar General will celebrate the store’s official grand opening on Saturday, December 15 at 8 a.m. with free prizes and special deals. Additionally, the first 50 adult shoppers at the store will
New EMS Facility in Jackson County
JACKSON COUNTY, WV (WOWK) - Jackson County emergency officials are expanding their coverage and cutting their response time, thanks to a brand new, state-of-the-art E-M-S facility.