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Suspected enterovirus cases sent from W.Va. hospitals to CDC

Several suspected cases of Enterovirus-D68, an upper respiratory illness similar to the common cold but with more potential for severe symptoms, have been reported by West Virginia hospitals to the federal Centers for Disease Control, including more...

Suspected enterovirus cases sent from W.Va. hospitals to CDC

Several suspected cases of Enterovirus-D68, an upper respiratory illness similar to the common cold but with more potential for severe symptoms, have been reported by West Virginia hospitals to the federal Centers for Disease Control, including more...

Bulletin Board: Sept. 13, 2014

Business After Hours

Business After Hours, sponsored by the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce, will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at CAMC Teays Valley Hospital. Business After Hours provides a social but professional venue for...

Feds announce $5.7 million award for W.Va health centers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday that 25 health centers in West Virginia will be awarded a total of more than $5.7 million to hire more employees and expand primary care services.

The awards, which range in value ...

W.Va. considering whether to make crude oil shipping information public

Amid continued national controversy over increased rail shipments of crude oil, West Virginia emergency response officials are reconsidering whether they will make public more detailed information provided by CSX Corp. about the company’s rail...

Church activities: Sept. 13, 2014

Anniversaries/homecomings

Pilgrim Home Missionary Baptist Church, located at 7015 Kanawha St. in St. Albans, will celebrate their 91st Church Anniversary with a concert at 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at the church. The concert will feature a combined choir...

Reward offered for man charged in baby’s death
Reward offered for man charged in baby’s death

Police and prosecutors are now offering a $2,000 reward for the arrest of a St. Mary’s man who is wanted in connection with the death of a 1-year-old child, according to a release from Parkersburg Police Department.

Curtis Dean Richards, ...

West Side flooding (photo)
West Side flooding (photo)

Kroger pharmacies offering flu shots

Kroger’s 113 pharmacies in the Mid-Atlantic Region now are offering flu shots. The shot costs $18, and some insurance plans may cover the cost. Kroger accepts Medicare.

The shots are administered by certified pharmacists. Kroger also...

W.Va. to test national alert system next week

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia is gearing up to test a national alert system next week.

Officials say the Federal Emergency Management Agency will lead a test of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System in West Virginia on...

Case dropped in incident during W.Va. tunnel blaze

PRINCETON, W.Va. – The case against two out-of-state firefighters for an incident during a blaze in a tunnel along the Virginia-West Virginia border has been dismissed.

The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports that the obstruction charges...

Braxton spill didn’t reach Elk River, DEP says

State Department of Environmental Protection officials said Friday that they don’t believe any natural gas drilling waste from a truck that wrecked in Braxton County on Thursday made it into the Elk River.

The incident occurred at about...

Judge extends protective order against Plants; calls behavior ‘mind-boggling’
Judge extends protective order against Plants; calls behavior ‘mind-boggling’

A family court judge has extended a domestic violence protection order against Kanawha County prosecutor Mark Plants until December. She calls his behavior “mind-boggling.”

Cabell...

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