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Police searching for missing Dunbar man
Police searching for missing Dunbar man

Kanawha sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man who disappeared from the Dunbar area.

The family of Daryl A. Smith, 46, of Stover Road near Dunbar, reported him missing Tuesday, Cpl. Brian Humphreys, Kanawha sheriff’s spokesman,...

Route of proposed W.Va.-Va. pipeline revised

ROANOKE, Va. – Energy companies have revised the route of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run from West Virginia to Virginia.

The new route for the Mountain Valley Pipeline would exclude Floyd, Pulaski and Henry counties in...

‘RFC MINI SHOW’ features Velvet Brothers, Rod Run
‘RFC MINI SHOW’ features Velvet Brothers, Rod Run

This week, the “RFC MINI SHOW,” online at the PopCult blog (, presents reunited lounge legends The Velvet Brothers. The band of rum-drinking, laidback virtuosos got back together at Bruno’s last month,...

In short: Oct. 9-15, 2014

Stand-up comedy

The FireSide Bar & Lounge will host a free show with three local stand-up comedians from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Friday. The venue is located above Little India, 1604 Washington St. E. Visit

2 W.Va. teachers suspended over class activity

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Two Marion County teachers have been suspended for a class activity that left several students injured.

American Federation of Teachers West Virginia representative Frank Caputo told...

Winds destroy mobile home, injures 2 in state

SPANISHBURG, W.Va. — A fire official says 2 people were injured when high winds destroyed a mobile home in Mercer County.

Bluestone Valley Volunteer Fire Chief Tim Farley tells the Bluefield Daily...

Cats rescued from closed W.Va. mobile home park

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Volunteers have rescued about 30 cats from a closed mobile home park in Monongalia County.

The animal rescue group Homeward Bound WV began trapping the felines last week after a...

Feds seek forfeitures in case against Martinsburg doctor

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Federal authorities plan to seek property and cash forfeitures from a Martinsburg doctor if she’s convicted of drug charges.

A superseding indictment filed Tuesday against Dr. ...

W.Va. gets grant for lead poisoning prevention

BECKLEY, W.Va. — West Virginia will receive a $196,000 federal grant aimed at preventing lead poisoning in children.

Congressman Nick Rahall announced the grant from the Centers for Disease Control and...

Groundbreaking set for East Beckley Bypass

BECKLEY, W.Va. — A groundbreaking ceremony is set for the final phase of the East Beckley Bypass project.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and Congressman Nick Rahall are expected to join other state and local...

Martinsburg man sentenced in task force heroin case

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A Martinsburg man who agreed to buy heroin on behalf of a police task force but instead used it for himself has been sentenced to 12 years and seven months in federal prison.


W.Va. inmate sentenced in prison slaying

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A federal inmate has been sentenced to life without parole in the slaying of another prisoner.

The Exponent Telegram reports that Kevin Marquette Bellinger, 33, was sentenced...

Parkersburg signs discourage helping panhandlers

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A panhandler in Parkersburg says signs posted by the city discouraging the practice give him and other panhandlers a bad name.

The signs read: “Please do not contribute to the ...

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