By Rachel Doverbaldwin@civitasmedia.comGILBERT - A criminal investigation that began in March has resulted in the arrest of two Gilbert residents on a combined total of 110 criminal charges that spanned a period of nine months.According to the criminal complaints filed in Mingo County Magistrate Court by West Virginia State Police Trooper First Class J.K. Harris, Johnny Robert Ball, 37, and Kayla Francine Wolford, 25, both of Gilbert, were taken into custody on 50 counts each of fraudulent use of an access device (such as an ATM), 50 counts each of fraudulent use of a credit card and 1 count each of conspiracy and grand larceny. Ball also was charged with six counts of fraudulent schemes.
By Rachel Doverbaldwin@civitasmedia.comMark Colegrove is one of several candidates seeking the available seat on the Mingo County Board of Education, and is sharing his credentials and ideas for the future needs of the many students who call this county home.“I am a lifelong resident of Mingo County and currently reside at Myrtle,” Colegrove said. “I attended Lenore High School during my seventh- to 11th-grade years, and then graduated in 198...
Rachel Dove/WDNTulips are one of the most popular flowers cultivated by Tug Valley residents. The colorful blooms come in a large variety of shades and species, and typically begin displaying their beauty during the Easter season for all to behold.
By Rachel Doverbaldwin@civitasmedia.comLOGAN - Additional information has been revealed stemming from the federal investigation into a possible kickback and billing scheme at Arch Coal’s Mountain Laurel Complex, located in Logan County.In Sunday’s edition of the Daily News, information was released to the public from an Arch Coal official who confirmed that a federal investigation was ongoing at their facility, that one employee at Mountain Laurel ...
PIKEVILLE - Pike County Judge Executive Wayne T. Rutherford and Pikeville City Manager Donovan Blackburn hosted the inaugural meeting of the Pikeville/Pike County Museum Board at its new location in the former fourth floor courtroom in the Courthouse Annex.The new location will have historic items previously held at the Big Sandy Heritage Museum at the Hambley Boulevard location as well as many new exhibits.Tony Tackett, Executive Director of Pike County Tourism said, ...
By Rachel Doverbaldwin@civitasmedia.comCHARLESTON – Shannon Collins, 41, of Logan, was recently indicted by a federal grand jury sitting in Charleston for allegedly committing 35 counts of mail fraud, access device fraud, social security fraud and aggravated identity theft while employed by the Logan office of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.
Submitted photoMcDonald’s of South Williamson, on behalf of owner/operators Bob and Tom Hutchison, recently presented the Tug Valley Bass Anglers with a $500 sponsorship check. Shown, from left, are Kevin Runyon (club president), Bonita Adams (McDonald’s store manager), Chris Taylor (club secretary), Don Taylor (club vice president) and Jerry Kestner (McDonald’s area supervisor).
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