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Coonskin logging civil suit settled

Parks commission to be paid $50,000 to resolve claim against Russell Trucking

Harshbarger to visit Taylor Books to sign new novel
Harshbarger to visit Taylor Books to sign new novel

West Virginia author Dwight Harshbarger has just published a new novel about people living near chemical plants that generate leaks and spills that threaten lives and safety in local communities.

Harshbarger will visit Taylor Books, at 226...

Nitro man hopes to make cypress trees at home in West Virginia hills
Nitro man hopes to make cypress trees at home in West Virginia hills

Steve Tyson’s fascination with the bald cypress began not with a visit to the bayous of Louisiana or the low country of South Carolina, where the tree is known to thrive, but during a business trip to Germany back in 1982.

The Nitro...

Deer gun season starts Nov. 24 in state

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Deer hunters are getting ready to fan out across West Virginia for the start of the two-week gun season.

The Division of Natural Resources says the season begins Nov. 24 and runs through Dec. 6. It is open in all...

Three state groups get rural community funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Three West Virginia organizations are sharing more than $1.2 million in federal funding to connect rural communities to medical services and educational opportunities.

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says federal funding is...

Fed prosecutors in state collect $13M in FY14

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Federal prosecutors in the northern district of West Virginia collected more than $13 million in criminal and civil fines and penalties in the last fiscal year.

U.S. Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld says the northern...

State to open bids on wildlife land fracking

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia officials are unveiling offers to frack under wildlife conservation land in Tyler County.

Today in Charleston, the state Department of Commerce will publicly open bids for oil and natural gas rights under ...

Mercer man charged in $4M fire enters plea

MATOAKA, W.Va. – A Mercer County man accused of starting a fire that caused nearly $4 million in damage has pleaded guilty to illegally entering the historic building.

The Register-Herald reports that prosecutors dropped an arson charge...

Florida nurse latest woman to accuse Cosby of forced sex
Florida nurse latest woman to accuse Cosby of forced sex

The Associated Press

BOCA RATON, Fla. — A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.

Therese Serignese,...

Blankenship pleads not guilty, released on $5 million bail
Blankenship pleads not guilty, released on $5 million bail

BECKLEY — Longtime Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship pleaded not guilty Thursday to criminal charges that he conspired to put coal production and profits ahead of miner safety at Massey’s Upper Big...

Funerals for: November 21, 2014

Bailes, Robert J. 11 a.m., O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.

Barr, Judy E. 1 p.m., Adams

Brown, Michael A. Noon, Cunningham

Bryant, Myron C. 2 p.m., Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope....

Patricia Ann Perdue
Patricia Ann Perdue

Patricia Ann "Pat" Perdue, 72, of Montgomery, died Nov. 19, 2014. She was born Feb. 11, 1941 in Marting and was the daughter of the late Okey and Erma Neiberline Williams. Also preceding her in death was her husband, Jerry Perdue Sr.

Pat was...

William Wiggins

William "Big Apple" Wiggins, 86, of Dunbar, died Nov. 20, 2014. Preston Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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