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Residents from Manila Ridge want water lines extended

WINFIELD -- Homeowners along Manila Ridge Road are fed up with the lack of water in their part of Putnam County.

On Tuesday morning, a handful of residents who live on the hills northeast of Buffalo were at the Putnam County Commission meeting...

Nepalese students in W.Va. request aid
Nepalese students in W.Va. request aid

Dharendra Thapa is a student at West Virginia University. His wife, 1-year-old daughter and other family members are living in tents after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck the South Asian country of Nepal on Saturday.

“I feel helpless,...

Residents from Manila Ridge want water lines extended

WINFIELD -- Homeowners along Manila Ridge Road are fed up with the lack of water in their part of Putnam County.

On Tuesday morning, a handful of residents who live on the hills northeast of Buffalo were at the Putnam County Commission meeting...

Amid shouted protests, Kanawha school board hires new Capital High principal

A position that opened amid controversy was filled amid controversy Monday night as the Kanawha County school board unanimously approved hiring a new leader for its largest school.

Larry Bailey was selected as principal of Capital High School...

Appalachian Voices releases mountaintop removal mapping tool

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Environmental activists said Tuesday that mountaintop removal coal mining has been expanding closer to communities in central Appalachia in recent years, with nearly half of the 50 areas most at...

Bulletin Board: April 29, 2015

Trail club open house

Kanawha Valley Trail Club will sponsor an open house and May Day picnic at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the club lodge. Learn about hiking in the Kanawha Valley and the rest of the state. Call Kathy at 304-343-3779 for directions to ...

Bluefield man sentenced to 40 years in death of infant son

PRINCETON, W.Va. – A Bluefield man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison on charges stemming from the death of his infant son.

Cassidy Byrd, 24, was sentenced on Monday in Mercer Circuit Court.

Byrd was convicted of child abuse...

Morgantown man gets three years for counterfeiting

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A Morgantown man will spend three years in prison for counterfeiting.

U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld II says Barry Eugene Dragovich, 37, repeatedly possessed and attempted to use counterfeit money.

Dragovich...

Lineup announced for Festiv-ALT, other FestivALL events
Lineup announced for Festiv-ALT, other FestivALL events

Parker Millsap and The Steel Wheels will headline Festiv-ALT, the alternative music concerts that’s part of FestivALL, on June 20 at Haddad Riverfront Park in Charleston.

Details about the show were released Tuesday by FestivALL officials....

Winfield to move forward with annexation plans

On Tuesday morning, city officials asked Putnam County commissioners to schedule a public hearing on the proposed annexation. The area lies west of the city along Little Hurricane Creek.

The request comes over a year after city officials first...

Boil-water advisory

West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for approximately 70 residential customers in the West Hamlin area following a water main break. The affected area includes W.Va. 10 from 6499 W.Va. 10 south to West Hamlin, Coleman Hill...

Ruffner Elementary briefly on lockdown

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Ruffner Elementary School in Charleston was placed on lockdown for about an hour this morning after someone made a threatening phone call to the school.

Emergnency officials said someone reported a shooter on the roof of the ...

Deputies seek suspect after police chase

CHELYAN, W.Va. -- Kanawha County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a Chelyan man who led police on a high speed chase through a construction zone this morning.

Cpl. Brian Humphreys of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department said...

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