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Bones found during excavation work at medical center
OAK HILL, W.Va. (WSAZ) --Construction workers have uncovered bone fragments while conducting excavation work.According to WVVA, the discovery was made on Tuesday at Plateau Medical Center in Oak Hill in the back of the hospital where an expansion project is currently underway.Officers with the Oak H
Man hospitalized after crashing in Gallia County
The Gallipolis post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says Joseph Todd Billingsley, 38, of Pomeroy, crashed his 2002 Chevrolet Tracker on U.S. Route 35 about two miles from the Silver Memorial Bridge.
Troopers say man injured following pursuit, crash in Gallia County, Ohio
Joseph Billingsley, 38, of Pomeroy was flown to St. Mary's Medical Center for injuries, according to a news release from Highway Patrol.
Fruth Pharmacy donates to PVH program - The Point Pleasant Register
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Fruth Pharmacy recently made a $5,000 donation to Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) for breast cancer screening programs that will benefit women in the Point Pleasant and surrounding communities.
Rally in the Valley car show roars into Hurricane this weekend
Making its Putnam County debut this year, Larry Bailey’s Rally in the Valley Open Car Show — foreseen and promoted as Putnam County’s largest of the year — is slated for Friday, Aug. 17, and Saturday, Aug. 18, at the park.
Pomeroy man injured in crash during pursuit
POMEROY, Ohio - A man who was being chased by the Ohio State Highway Patrol overturned his vehicle on U.S. 35 near milepost 15 on Tuesday afternoon and was flown to St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington with non-incapacitating injuries, according to a report.The Gallipolis Post of the Highway Patr
30 years later, Lady Tide's state tournament run remembered
Welcome back to Phil for the Game, your glimpse into the sports community of Boone County.This week, I'd like to take a look back at the Sherman High girls basketball season of 1988-89. With the 30-year anniversary coming up, it seemed appropriate to discuss.The squad was coached by Head Coach Roger
Suspect arrested for early morning break-in
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) --A man is facing charges for allegedly breaking into a building in Charleston and trying to get another man to participate in the crime.Anthony Pettry, 30, of Charleston, is charged with breaking and entering.The Charleston Police Department arrested Pettry around 2 a.m. Tu
Roane County Welcome First Legal Hemp Farm Despite Rumors
SPENCER, WV (WOWK) - It has been a little over a year since House Bill 2453 passed through the House, which allows West Virginians to apply and then grow their own hemp. The trend is quickly moving throughout the state and has now entered Roane County for the first time.
CPD is Searching for a Man in Connection With Two Overnight Shootings
CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - The Charleston Police Department is looking for Eric Scott Appleton, who is charged with wanton endangerment. Appleton is accused of being involved in two shootings early Saturday morning.
Charleston police looking for East End shooter
CHARLESTON, W.Va.— A man allegedly involved in two shootings on Charleston’s East End early Saturday morning should be considered armed and dangerous, police said.
So what happened to ‘Gallia Country’? - The Point Pleasant Register
This much is recalled from viewing part of a videotaped presentation that aired on WOUB-TV in the summer of 1979, by which time I understand “Gallia Country” was no longer performed at the farm. WOUB didn’t do the taping; it was apparently accomplished by a team from a Cincinnati-area public televis
Leon man facing felony child abuse charge - The Point Pleasant Register
The warrant was issued on Saturday, Aug. 4 for Kevin Franklin Durst, 39, of Leon. The alleged incident took place at 1898 Evans Road.
August grand jury returns indictments - Pomeroy Daily Sentinel
Among the indictments were first-degree drug charges for possession of cocaine and trafficking in cocaine against Derrick Cook, 40, of Patriot and Michael Cook, 49, of Dayton. Both men are also facing charges related to the possession and trafficking of heroin and methamphetamine.
Court records: Man threatening to kill police at Nitro Walmart facing felony charge
Thomas James Shea Jr., 55, is charged with making threats of terrorist acts, according to a criminal complaint filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court.
Parkersburg Homecoming Committee in negations with replacement bands for Friday performance
“We are in negotiations with two or three possibilities right now. Rick Modesitt of Rick Modesitt & Associates Incorporated have done a fantastic job reaching out and getting ahold of some good clientele that is willing and would be worth bringing in. I’d like to also say that the Davisson Brothers’
Authorities investigating deaths of 2 men in mobile home
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP)Wood County authorities are investigating the deaths of two people at a mobile home on 36th Street in Parkersburg.Sheriff Steve Stephens confirmed that authorities responding to a 911 call about 10 a.m. Friday found two men dead inside the residence in the 400 block of 36 St
Deputies: Mason County Man Hit Boy for Not Eating Pizza Toppings
Kevin Durst, 39, of Leon, WV has been arrested and charged with Child Abuse Resulting in Injury.
Road Closed After Car vs. Train Accident in South Charleston
Emergency crews are on the scene in South Charleston after a car and train collided.At this point Jefferson Rd. is closed at the crossing and dispatchers say there's no word on when it will reopen.We have a crew on the scene and will bring you updates as they come into our newsroom.
Happy Birthday to Charley West (Daily Mail)
Sixty years ago today, Aug. 11, 1958, the Charleston Daily Mail’s cartoon commenter Charley West was “born.”