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Donald McElfresh

Grayscale version of \class-2008classgraphicsobitsmcelfresh, donald.tif Donald Ralph McElfresh, age 78, from New Manchester, West Virginia, died on September 19, 2017, after a brief illness at Lynchburg General Hospital in Lynchburg, Virginia. He was born in Coshocton, Ohio, on February 25, 1939. Th

HERALDSTARONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

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

Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

Born in West Virginia in 1939 and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Casey excelled in football and attended Bowling Green State University on an athletic scholarship LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned actor known for parts in "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You

27 FIRST NEWS - 2017-09-21 10:34:55

Name released of man fatally shot by police in West Virginia

WEST MILFORD, W.Va. (AP) - State Police in West Virginia have released the name of an Ohio carjacking suspect who was fatally shot by officers during a weekend manhunt. Sgt. Mark Kiddy tells media outlets that 21-year-old Brian Ziro of Columbus, Ohio, had shot at Harrison County sheriff's deputies

WHSV - 2017-09-21 23:40:00

Will West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin Switch Parties Next Week?

Next week we will see another Senate vote to overturn Obamacare. The Graham-Cassidy bill, which has suddenly gained momentum has a real chance of passage. I would not count on Senator McCain to vote for it. Despite his long friendship with Lindsey Graham he seems to hate Donald Trump more than he li

THE DAILY CALLER - 2017-09-21 15:30:03

West Virginia attorney general leads effort to support bans on sanctuary cities

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WHSV) - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is spearheading a multistate coalition of attorneys general that aims to support what they say are states' rights to prohibit sanctuary cities. "Sanctuary cities raise an issue of public safety," Attorney General Morrisey sai

WHSV - 2017-09-21 00:46:00

Johnston succeeds Chambers as chief district judge

Judge Thomas E. Johnston HUNTINGTON - U.S. District Judge Thomas E. Johnston has succeeded Judge Robert C. Chambers as the chief judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, according to Ted Philyaw, acting clerk of court. "This doesn't change Judge Chambers' status

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 04:01:01

WATCH LIVE: US Attorney General Jeff Sessions in West Virginia

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will speak Thursday in Charleston at an event that will look at some of the problems West Virginia faces. (WCHS/WVAH, File) CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will speak at an event Thursday in Charleston that will focus on rebuild

KTUL - 2017-09-21 09:00:00

Norfolk Southern promotes railroad safety

HD Media It happens every three hours in the United States - a person or vehicle is struck by a train. When this tragedy occurs, lives are changed forever. For the people involved in the crash, their family, friends and community, and the train crew members in West Virginia. To raise awareness of th

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 04:01:01

Mercer officials voice support of road bond referendum

Contributed photo Mercer County officials and elected leaders came together in view of the so-called 'bridge to nowhere' in Bluefield to urge residents to vote for the upcoming road bond referendum. BLUEFIELD - Mercer County officials, elected leaders and dignitaries came together with a unified voi

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-22 09:00:00

Kanawha health department director gets bump in salary

Dr. Michael Brumage, executive director and health officer at the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, received a 4 percent salary increase, bringing his salary from $170,000 to about $177,000, at the Thursday afternoon board of health meeting. The unanimous approval of the raise by the Board of H

WVGAZETTEMAIL.COM - 2017-09-22 02:01:00

Diane W. Mufson: Vote 'yes' on roads in Oct. 7 election

Every so often a government sponsored plan comes along that makes really good sense. One of those plans is Governor Justice's "Roads to Prosperity," which West Virginians will vote on Oct. 7. Early voting starts Friday, Sept 22. I support this plan not because I think our governor is beyond reproach

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 04:01:00

Star Theatre to celebrate 40th anniversary

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - The Star Theatre in Berkeley Springs will celebrate its 40th anniversary in October. The theater opened Oct. 1, 1977, with a showing of "The Sting" starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford. That night, the theater resurrected a small-town movie house after a decade of declin

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-22 02:28:23

Man indicted on 153 child pornography counts found in Colorado

PARKER - A man who spent seven years on the run from police in West Virginia is now behind bars on child pornography charges. Jamie Castle was found in Parker, Colorado. Castle was indicted for 153 counts of child pornography. Deputies in Douglas County were led to his home after a tip from investig

KDVR.COM - 2017-09-21 19:33:42

A Study Finds That Flint Water’s Lead Levels Led To Fetal Deaths And Lowered Female Fertility

Getty Image As the Flint Water Crisis ever-so-slowly comes to an end, the effects of the years-long incident are still coming to light. According to a new study by Kansas University and West Virginia University, researchers found that after the city of Flint began using the Flint River as its main w

UPROXX - 2017-09-21 19:53:52

Energy executive to deliver WVU lecture today

MORGANTOWN - Keith Hainer, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Contura Energy, will speak Thursday as part of West Virginia University's Department of Mining Engineering's William N. Poundstone Lecture Series. The lecture, entitled "A Career of Opportunities," will begin at 5 p.

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 04:01:01

The Stories Coming Out of Flint Are Still Horrifying

My god in heaven, how deeply I hope these guys screwed up the math somehow. But, I doubt it. From the Detroit Free Press.The city of Flint saw fewer pregnancies, and a higher number of fetal deaths, during the period women and their fetuses were exposed to high levels of lead in their drinking water

ESQUIRE - 2017-09-21 21:32:00

Two charged with child abuse in Martinsburg arrested in Baltimore

Two people charged with seriously injuring a 17-month-old child last year in Martinsburg, W.Va., were arrested by U.S. marshals Tuesday in Baltimore. The U.S. Marshals Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force said in a news release that Baltimore residents Taishon Johnson, 19, and Nisha Hanvey, 20,

HERALDMAILMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-21 14:40:00

Ohio increases fine to $2.3M against pipeline developer

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's environmental agency has more than doubled the fines against a company building a natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Michigan. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency says the fines against Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners stemming from water and air pollutio

WBNS 10TV COLUMBUS - 2017-09-21 10:53:59

South Carolina recruiting: More visitor reaction from the Kentucky game

Whenever Will Muschamp lands a commitment, the South Carolina coach drops a #SpursUp on Twitter. Come to SEC Country for the latest news, notes and observations in South Carolina recruiting. Brian Maurer, a 2019 quarterback from West Port High School in Ocala, Fla., has offers from Florida Atlantic

MYAJC.COM - 2017-09-21 14:44:57