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Flags to be lowered in honor of Putnam judge

Flags at the state Capitol Complex and in Putnam County will be lowered today in honor of a longtime Putnam County judge who died last week.

O.C. “Hobby” Spaulding was a circuit judge from 1992 to 2011, and served as a county...

Business to pay $5K for raising water prices after Freedom spill

A Putnam County convenience store manager and his business have admitted to raising drinking water prices in the wake of the Freedom Industries spill and will pay a $5,000 fine.

State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Tuesday the...

Police identify teen killed in Putnam accident

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department has identified the teenage girl killed Sunday in a vehicle accident.

Olivia Marie McCormick, 16, of Yawkey in Lincoln County, died after a Jeep she was in flipped into a creek in northern Putnam near ...

Winfield man charged with child abuse

WINFIELD, W.Va. — A Winfield man was arrested Saturday for allegedly harming his infant daughter. The girl’s the mother said she found him standing by the child with an ax handle, and that he threatened ...

5-vehicle wreck shuts down eastbound I-64 for hours

A five-vehicle accident shut down the eastbound lanes of Interstate 64 near the Scott Depot exit for several hours Sunday, a Putnam County dispatcher said.

The wreck began when an SUV started hydroplaning on the wet road, the dispatcher said....

Teenager killed in Putnam vehicle accident

A teenage girl died Sunday in a vehicle accident in northern Putnam County.

The Jeep flipped into a creek near the intersection of Coal Hollow and Heizer Creek roads and was submerged when first responders arrived, Sheriff Steve Deweese wrote...

A day after gay marriage becomes legal in W.Va., Putnam judge officiates his last wedding

WINFIELD, W.Va. — Same-sex marriage is now legal in West Virginia, but there no longer are any judges in Putnam County performing weddings. The one judge who had been officiating at...

Putnam’s first Aldi opens Dec. 4

TEAYS VALLEY, W.Va. — Putnam County’s first Aldi grocery store will open Dec. 4 at the Teays Valley exit of Interstate 64.

Aldi will host a 9 a.m. ribbon-cutting, allow guests to sample...

Putnam County Deputy Sheriff’s Association switching Christmas charities

The Putnam County Deputy Sheriff’s Association is changing its Christmas charity this year from the Shop With a Deputy event to The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program.

Eric Hayzlett, chief deputy at the sheriff’s...

Putnam hospital’s ‘smoke-free’ bid goes up in smoke

WINFIELD, W.Va. — Putnam County Development Authority board members this week unanimously denied CAMC Teays Valley Hospital’s request for the agency to buy its designated smoking...

Alleged child abuse among 71 Putnam indictments

WINFIELD, W.Va. -- A Dunbar man was indicted for domestic battery and child abuse resulting in bodily injury in by a Putnam County grand jury this week.

George A. Poe, 35, allegedly told sheriff’s deputies that he hit his son with a belt ...

Black Betsy man found OK, police say

BLACK BETSY, W.Va. — Police say a diabetic Putnam County man who’d reportedly been missing for a week has contacted them and is in good health.

On Monday, the Putnam County Sheriff’s...

Putnam won’t pass a noise ordinance

WINFIELD, W.Va. — Putnam County commissioners said Tuesday they won’t pass a noise ordinance, despite two residents’ complaints about neighbors emitting a strange vibration from their home at odd ...

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