NEWS


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14 dead in W. Va. floods
4th of July events scheduled in area

4th of July events scheduled in area

Several fireworks shows are planned for the area on the 4th of July holiday weekend.Chief Rexel Nee Jackson II says the Belfry Fire Department will ha...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Storms knock out power

Associated PressCHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Bands of strong thunderstorms with fierce winds blew through West Virginia on Thursday, knocking out po...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Matewan City talks Veolia contract

Matewan City talks Veolia contract

MATEWAN, W.Va. – The monthly meeting of the Matewan City Council was held at Matewan City Hall Tuesday night.Jason Allen, project manager for Ve...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


City of Inez abolishes police department

City of Inez abolishes police department

INEZ, Ky. – At a special meeting, the Inez City Commission voted 4-1 in favor of abolishing the town’s police department.The commission vo...

June 22nd, 2016 updated: June 22nd, 2016. |  


Arriaga’s case will be sent to grand jury

Arriaga’s case will be sent to grand jury

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. – The second of the two murder suspects charged in the shooting death of coal executive Ben Hatfield had his preliminary heari...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Meeting held to address Martin Co. water concerns

Meeting held to address Martin Co. water concerns

MARTIN COUNTY, Ky. - Citizens attended a public informational meeting held at the Roy F. Collier Community Center in Inez, Monday evening to discuss o...

June 22nd, 2016 updated: June 22nd, 2016. |  


SPORTS


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The Pillar stands for all
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Watch out for little ones
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Curry makes huge donation
Jerry West hopes his collection motivates others

Jerry West hopes his collection motivates others

By Justin JacksonDominion PostFor the WVPAMORGANTOWN — One of Jerry West’s bigger truths is he is more comfortable when he is behind the s...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Athlon Sports’ names Orlosky preseason All-American

Athlon Sports’ names Orlosky preseason All-American

Staff ReportMORGANTOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia University senior center Tyler Orlosky was named to Athlon Sports’ preseason All-American Third te...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


WVU’s David Sills is transferring

WVU’s David Sills is transferring

Staff ReportMORGANTOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia University football coach Dana Holgorsen has announced that sophomore receiver David Sills is transferri...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Class AA sectional should have good rivalries

Class AA sectional should have good rivalries

The realignment of the Class AA sectional in this region will make for an interesting basketball tournament in 2017.The Logan Wildcats, with new coach...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Logan Green with envy with new coach

Logan Green with envy with new coach

Zach Green helped Logan High School basketball in its initial resurgence in the 2000s and hopes to do the same at the end of this decade.Green, a form...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Ooten-Evans Nuptials Set
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I tan’t! – Family Life
Tug Valley’s 2016 Miss Relay for Life

Tug Valley’s 2016 Miss Relay for Life

WILLIAMSON – In support of Friday’s Relay for Life event, Tug Valley’s 2016 Miss Relay for Life, shared the story of her battle with...

June 16th, 2016 updated: June 16th, 2016. |  


This Week in West Virginia History

This Week in West Virginia History

By Michael [email protected]– The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e...

June 11th, 2016 |  


Beef and Bean Enchilada Casserole

Beef and Bean Enchilada Casserole

As strong as my roots are for Southern food, my family really enjoys Mexican food as well. As a kid, the only thing Mexican we would get would be when...

June 11th, 2016 |  


Being repotted: Family Life

Being repotted: Family Life

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistWe have a total of one plant in the Reed household. Oh, I’ve killed hundreds of plants over my lifetime…spider ...

June 11th, 2016 |  


At the Capitol: Special Budget Session

At the Capitol: Special Budget Session

By Phil KablerFor the West Virginia Press AssociationCHARLESTON, W.Va. — After 13 days in special session, the Legislature passed a budget bill ...

June 6th, 2016 |  


Durand Warren: The long journey back home

Durand Warren: The long journey back home

By Keith DavisFor Civitas Media(Editor’s Note: This is the second of a 2-part series on Durand Warren and how he overcame tremendous obstacles a...

June 6th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Weddings and vows
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The Final Call
Desperation is a breeding ground for miracles

Desperation is a breeding ground for miracles

By Chris BlevinsGuest columnistDesperation. We all have experienced it in some form or fashion. It varies from person to person. Some people are despe...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Veterans deserve a VA that works for them

Veterans deserve a VA that works for them

By Rep. Evan JenkinsAs your voice in Congress, I hear frequently from veterans in need of help cutting through red tape and navigating the Veterans Af...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Divided America:

By DAVID BAUDERAP Television WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Meet Peggy Albrecht and John Dearth. Albrecht is a free-lance writer and comedian from Los An...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


I tan’t! – Family Life

I tan’t! – Family Life

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistWe were building arks with funky shapes that had interlocking pieces. The pieces and the two- and three-year olds were scat...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Unhealthy West Virginians

An editorial from the Parkersburg News and SentinelPARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Smoking, obesity, poverty, inactivity, poor access to quality health ins...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Creed without Compassion

Creed without Compassion

Whether it is a club, market place, or a military station, no place is completely safe against Islamic terrorism. These heartless, brutal killers have...

June 18th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA