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Federal agents close Trivillian’s Pharmacy for search

Federal agents executed a search warrant Wednesday at Trivillian’s Pharmacy and Soda Fountain in Kanawha City.

Several agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration and the state police turned away people at the door who were looking...

Medicine dispensing drill preps Capitol employees for emergencies
Medicine dispensing drill preps Capitol employees for emergencies

As each person came to the end of the line, volunteers dressed in brightly colored emergency vests handed them a bottle — labeled either “ciprofloxacin” or “doxycycline” — along with directions for their use...

Missing Lewis County girl’s mom violates fraud probation

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – The mother of a missing Lewis County girl is back in prison for violating her probation for a fraud conviction.

Media outlets report that Lena Lunsford, 32, turned herself in to the U.S. Marshal Service in Clarksburg...

College readiness grant to serve 10 W.Va. counties

The Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A $21 million federal grant will help students in 10 West Virginia counties prepare for college and career training programs.

The U.S. Department of Education says the West Virginia Higher...

East End, West Side groups to merge

Organizations that represent and promote two of Charleston’s primary neighborhoods have decided to merge.

At a meeting of East End Main Street today, the group announced that it would merge with West Side Main Street.

The new group...

Detroit man pleads in West Side murder case
Detroit man pleads in West Side murder case

A Detroit man who pleaded guilty to murder today pointed a gun at a West Side teenager earlier this year, but was not the one who shot him, a prosecutor said.

Mark Gaddy, 23, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting death of 18-...

Charleston beauty school could lose federal financial aid for students

The Charleston School of Beauty Culture is in danger of losing its federal financial aid for students, because so many students there don’t pay back their student loans.

The school is the only one in West Virginia on the U.S. Department...

South Hills Market and Cafe will host benefit for James Beard Foundation
South Hills Market and Cafe will host benefit for James Beard Foundation

Chef Richard Arbaugh and his wife, Anne, will open the doors of their South Hills Market and Cafe on Sunday, for a “Sunday Best” benefit to help an aspiring young chef follow in their footsteps.

“We are having the fundraiser ...

Wood record preservation becomes history lesson

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – Wood County deputy clerks are getting a history lesson from a record preservation project.

Records discovered by the workers include the deed for Harman and Margaret Blennerhassett’s sale of Blennerhassett...

Fayette woman sentenced for mail fraud

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A former employee of the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department has been sentenced to one year and one day in prison for mail fraud.

Forty-four-year old Cheryl Gray of Hilltop was sentenced Tuesday in U.S....

Construction update set on W.Va. rail-truck hub

PRICHARD, W.Va. – Officials are planning to provide an update on the construction of a rail-truck facility in West Virginia.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and West Virginia Congressman Nick Rahall are scheduled to join Norfolk Southern and Wayne...

Funerals for: September 24, 2014

Barrett, Patricia Noon, Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.

Brewster, Betty A. 2 p.m., Broyles

Conrad, Minnie B. 1 p.m., Stockert

Cremeans, Edward 1 p.m., James Funeral Home, Aracoma....

Regina Staats

Regina Renee Staats, passed away after a short illness. She was preceded in death by son, Michael. She is survived by her daughter, Brooke Staats; and grandson, Micheal Jack Jones; mother, JoAnn Richardson; fiance, Kenny; two brothers; and two...

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