(Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a two-part series.)Rachel Baldwinrbaldwin@civitasmedia.comWILLIAMSON - “I can’t bring myself to believe that Tennis Maynard just woke up one morning and thought, “I’m going to go kill the Sheriff today,” stated Rosie Crum, the widow of former Sheriff Eugene Crum, who was killed on April 3rd of this year.“There’s more to this story - there’s information out there that we’re not being told about, someone knows something. And due to the fact that Tennis Maynard is considered mentally challenged, we may truly never know the truth, and that is enough to drive anyone crazy.”
Debbie Rolendrolen@civitasmedia.comCHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Logan County man who organized an oxycodone trafficking scheme that included out-of-state trips to Florida to obtain thousands of powerful pain pills was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years and one month in federal prison, announced U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin. Michael Ray Fortuna, 45, of Peach Creek, previously pleaded guilty in January to conspiracy to distribute oxycodone. Fortuna’s sentence was handed dow...
Laura Fox, executive director for the Crossroads for Women Recovery Home and the STOP Coalition, which is Mingo County’s coalition for drug-free communities, came to the Logan County Commission to request assistance with an expansion of the Crossroads for Women Recovery Home, which is based in Gilbert.
WILLIAMSON - Are you a master baker? Do your desserts get rave reviews? If that’s the case and you would like to pit your talents in the kitchen against others in the local community, the “Great White Way Holiday Bake-Off” is the place you need to be this Saturday, Dec. 7th.
Kyle Lovernkovern@civitasmedia.comNAUGATUCK – The Lady Miners of Mingo Central defeated Wayne and the Lady Rebels of Tolsia downed Tug Valley in the Mingo-Wayne Shootout on Tuesday night at the TVHS gym.It was the season opener for all four schools. It was also the debut of two new coaches.Clay Campbell of Mingo Central, and Maxine Colegrove of Tug Valley, both coac...
This past Monday night, West Virginia University basketball coach Bob Huggins recorded career victory No. 729.That is good for a tie for 16th place all-time in the NCAA Division I ranks.Huggins is with elite company. The win ties him with Jerry Tarkanian and Norm Stewart.Huggins will see part of Norm Stewart’s legacy firsthand when he takes his Mountaineers on the road to Missouri tonight (ESPN2 at 9 p.m.).“As I’ve said many times,...
Kyle Lovernkovern@civitasmedia.comGOODY, Ky. – Belfry’s defense could have its hands full as they face Wayne County and their talented quarterback on Friday afternoon for the Class 3A state championship in the Bluegrass State.Senior Tyler Guffey is a Mr. Football candidate for the state of Kentucky and his stats show why.Guffey has thrown for 3,128 yards compl...
Statement from WVU Director of Athletics Oliver Luck on Mountaineer Football:First, I want to thank all Mountaineer fans who supported our football team through a difficult and trying season. Though there were some high points this year, including our upset victory over No. 11 Oklahoma State and the inspired play from many first year student-athletes, there were far too many disappointments.
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