West Virginia State Police say one person was killed in a vehicle crash in Boone County Thursday afternoon. The accident took place on U.S. Route 119 near Big Ugly around noon. The victim, Christopher Milam,19, of Williamson was pronounced dead at the scene.
A former Logan police officer was arrested in connection with assaulting an officer.
Two people from Logan County were arrested this week in connection with operating a clandestine meth lab. On Wednesday, the Logan County Sheriff’s Department and Logan County Home confinement officers made a home visit to the residence of Amos Scott,21, Holland and his wife, Alexandria Holland,21, both of Chapmanville.
One person is dead after a fire in the Crooked Creek area of Logan County Wednesday night. One woman was killed. Authorities have not yet released a name. The fire is not suspicious, but an investigation is ongoing.
Drivers can expect some traffic delays in Williamson over the weekend. US 52 Truck Route in downtown will be closed to all traffic at Norfolk Southern Railroad crossing 6 a.m. Saturday through 7 p.m. Sunday while Norfolk Southern repairs its crossing. The crossing is located at the intersection of Prichard Street and West Third Avenue.
What began as a call reporting a suspected shoplifter ended with charges connected to drug possession. Sue Bob White,47, of Dingess was arrested Tuesday night in Warfield, Kentucky. She was accused of shoplifting ear cleaner for pets and roach gel.
After the school was recently denied a tuition increase, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will request another increase at a reduced rate.
A Boone County man was sentenced Tuesday to spend the rest of his life in prison with a chance for parole in 21 years following a September 2014 drug-related crash on U.S. Route 119.
A Mingo County man pleaded guilty Monday to charges in connection with a deadly home invasion in the Wayne County town of Crum. William Messer,32, of Kermit, is one of three people who are accused of invading the home of Jeffrey “Bub” Crum in December 2014 on Tripp Siding Road. Messer pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and first-degree robbery.
Boone County's Board of Education had until midnight July, 18 to agree on a budget or risk state takeover.
The West Virginia Small Business Development Center will offer a workshop on “Business Fundamentals” in Logan County.
After a full day of interviews Monday, the Mingo County Board selected Don Spence to fill the unexpired term of Bobbera. Spence will serve in the capacity of superintendent until July 1, 2017, at which time the Mingo County BOE will place someone in the position with a longer contract.
Pool closures and budget cuts do not seem to have driven off park and forest visitors around West Virginia. Recent budget cuts caused several pools at West Virginia State forests and parks to close. Most recently, the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources closed pools at Cabwaylingo and Kanawha State Forest permanently.
Logan County parents are behind bars and being charged in connection with their daughter’s death. Derrick and Catherine Hicks of Omar lost their four-year-old daughter on Thanksgiving morning. She died from complications from glycogen storage disease.
Former state baseball coach of the year and Man Hillibillies coach, Larry Vance, has signed on with Ambassador Christian Academy in Williamson.
Keefer’s of Logan and Rt. 119 Powersports will host the third annual Dignity Hospice Charity Poker Run. The event happens Saturday, July 23. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at Tractor Supply in Logan next to the Bearwallow Trail connector. Registration costs $15 per person and includes a t-shirt.
WVOW is proud to welcome Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Under The Stars, Friday August 12th at the Liz Spurlock Ampitheater at Chief Logan State Park.
The Verdunville Volunteer Fire Department and the Verdunville Church of God have teamed up to host a Community Fun Day in Verdunville Saturday, July 30. The event will take place at the Verdunville Church of God from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The program is designed to help senior citizens purchase West Virginia grown fruits, vegetables, herbs and unprocessed honey.
West Virginia residents can begin applying for school clothing vouchers for eligible children on July 1.
The vaccines include the Tdap and meningococcal. These protect from preventable diseases such as bacterial meningitis and pertussis.
The Logan County Board of Education has once again partnered with the federally funded Summer Food Service Program. Breakfast and lunch will be open to all children under 18. Several locations will be available in the county.
Be Heard Logan County is an opportunity for you to tell truth to power. Your voice, your concerns, and your needs will be heard by the powers that be, whether it is government, business, or other institutions.
Third District Congressman Evan Jenkins will provide mobile office hours in the coalfield counties throughout July. At the mobile office locations, members of Jenkins’ staff will be available to help Third District residents who are having problems with federal agencies and programs. Constituents are encouraged to bring along documents they have received from federal agencies related to their issues.
Tips for staying safe during a power outage.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is reminding people to leave young wildlife alone if they encounter them this spring. Their motto for this situation is 'look but do not touch or disturb.'"