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13 years after Sept. 11 attacks, debate on Guantanamo continues
13 years after Sept. 11 attacks, debate on Guantanamo continues

Thursday marked the thirteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, yet five men accused of plotting them still haven’t been convicted.

Neither have they been acquitted, nor have they even had a full trial. More than a decade after the...

13 years after Sept. 11 attacks, debate on Guantanamo continues
13 years after Sept. 11 attacks, debate on Guantanamo continues

Thursday marked the thirteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, yet five men accused of plotting them still haven’t been convicted.

Neither have they been acquitted, nor have they even had a full trial. More than a decade after the...

Putnam deputies no longer raising money through phone calls

Following reports of shady business practices, the Putnam County Deputy Sheriff’s Association recently stopped working with companies that help raise funds through phone calls — but officials say the calls have continued.

Chief...

Hurricane, Putnam using new laws in federal MCHM case

Hurricane and Putnam County are using new laws to strengthen their federal lawsuit against the Hurricane landfill that accepted 228 tons of MCHM-contaminated wastewater mixed with sawdust.

The County Commission passed an ordinance Aug. 12, and...

Teen allegedly says he shot at Kanawha City man for snitching

Charleston police say a teenager shot at a Kanawha City home multiple times early Sunday and told authorities he did so because the victim was snitching on him and had no respect for him.

Brandon Woodrum, 19, was in South Central Regional Jail...

Woman arrested after allegedly entering Poca Fire Dept.

State police arrested a woman early Saturday morning after she allegedly entered the unlocked Poca Volunteer Fire Department and put on paramedic gear.

Nicole D. Branham, 35, was taken to Western Regional Jail on charges of trespassing on a...

Huntington neurosurgeon dies from Putnam crash

A neurosurgeon at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington died there late Saturday night from injuries he received in a Putnam County wreck last week.

Dr. David Weinsweig was hospitalized after a Sept. 8 single-car accident on Interstate ...

After lag, Putnam Business Park filling up
After lag, Putnam Business Park filling up

FRAZIERS BOTTOM — A California and Putnam County-based company has finally begun expanding its Winfield sales office into a full-fledged distribution and manufacturing facility in Fraziers Bottom —...

Study blames methane leaks on faulty well casings

Problems with natural gas well construction appears to be the primary cause of drinking water contamination from shale-gas extraction, according to a new study published today by researchers from five universities.

The study did not find...

THOMAS-GOLDFARB
THOMAS-GOLDFARB

Sarah Goldfarb and Jeremiah "Jesse" Joseph Thomas were married September 1, 2013 at Berry Hills Country Club in Charleston, with the Rabbi Victor Urecki officiating. The couple met at an event at the Embassy of Canada in Washington.

The bride...

Local man wins in horseshoe world tournament
Local man wins in horseshoe world tournament

David Holmes eyes his target.

Standing 30 feet away with his feet squarely planted, he extends a 2 pound, 10 ounce horseshoe high in front of his face and locks in on his target through the shoe’s center. Drawing his arm back, Holmes...

RANDOLPH-KING
RANDOLPH-KING

Amelia Lynn King and Roy Donald Randolph, III were married Saturday, May 17, 2014 on the deck overlooking the New River at Adventures on the Gorge in Fayette County, West Virginia. Reverend Sharon Mullins performed the double- ring ceremony....

PENCE-STARCHER
PENCE-STARCHER

Lisa Marie Starcher and David Roger Pence were married at Café Cimino Country Inn on May 3, 2014. Pastor Kent Estep officiated.

The bride is the daughter of Chuck Starcher of Scott Depot and Debi and Jan Jarvis of St. Albans and the...

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