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Williamson Mayor Darrin McCormick has been charged in a federal fraud case.  He resigned on Monday.  Click on the story below for complete details.

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McCormick Charged In Federal Case

McCormick Charged In Federal Case

Williamson Mayor Darrin McCormick has been charged with making a false statement to federal investigators in the matter of the Aracoma Contracting multi-million dollar tax fraud and worker’s compensation scheme scheme.


Federal Investigation

Federal Investigation

Reliable sources have confirmed a federal investigation into a billing and kickback scheme at a local coal mining complex is a reality.


Cora Woman Charged For Knife Attack

Cora Woman Charged For Knife Attack

52 year old Vicki Richardson allegedly got into a fight with Brittany Miller at a home on Independence Street. According to the The Logan County Sheriff's Department at some point during the altercastion Richardson cut Miller’s hand with a knife.


Veteran's Concerns

Veteran's Concerns

Congressman Nick Rahall, State Senator Art Kirkendoll, and others met with a group of veterans on Tuesday at the American Legion Post in Logan. The meeting was called to discuss the needs and concerns of veterans in terms of what services and benefits are available to them.


Probable Murder

Probable Murder

Wyoming County prosecutor Mike Cochrane said investigators have a strong lead on whose remains were discovered in the shallow grave last week.


EPA Wins Court Battle

EPA Wins Court Battle

A federal appeals court upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants on Tuesday.


Manchin Calls For Voices To Be Raised

Manchin Calls For Voices To Be Raised

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin is urging the mining industry to speak out about coal's role in providing affordable, reliable power to the country.


Janitor Accused Of Stealing From Offices

Janitor Accused Of Stealing From Offices

36 year old James Kirkendoll of Verdunville was arrested around 6:30pm on Monday. He works for Mutters Office Cleaning in Mt Gay.


Two Arrested For Stealing Line From Suddenlink

Two Arrested For Stealing Line From Suddenlink

32 year old Timothy E. Hackney of Stollings, and 41 year old Homer P. Gibson of Stollings were arrested at H&P Recycling.


Brush Fire Team Leader Injured

Brush Fire Team Leader Injured

A firefighter in Mingo County was injured while battling a brush fire at Jenny’s Creek around 2pm on Monday.


Legal Battle Starts Anew

Legal Battle Starts Anew

An April 21st trial is set in Grundy, Virginia, for a lawsuit filed by Hugh Caperton against Massey Energy.


Teenager Injured In Ax Attack

Teenager Injured In Ax Attack

According to police, 29 year old 1 Starr Dalton of Gary began busting out the windows of a Dodge sedan and struck the teenager in the head with the ax as be busted out a rear window and the ax went through the glass and into the car.


Frontier Doing Business With City Government

Frontier Doing Business With City Government

The City of Logan will use Frontier for voice and data service.


More Mingo Mess In Civil Court

More Mingo Mess In Civil Court

George White has filed a lawsuit against a group of former Mingo County office holders.


More Police Presence In Logan County

More Police Presence In Logan County

Logan County Sheriff Sonya Porter tells WVOW News that deputies have been assigned to specific areas in the county.


Flower Power

Flower Power

Little General Convenience Stores will kick off a multi-week campaign to raise funds for the Children’s Home Society of West Virginia with an event on Friday at 11:00am at the Little General on Airport Road.


EPA Fight Finds New Arena

EPA Fight Finds New Arena

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a measure that would end the Environmental Protection Agency’s retroactive revocation of permits.


Logan County Golden Horseshoe Winners

Logan County Golden Horseshoe Winners

Savannah Tony, Jacy Baxter, and Taylor Jarrell from Chapmanville Middle School and Hunter Gibson from Logan Middle School will be inducted at a ceremony at the state capitol later this year.


Mining Deaths

Mining Deaths

Federal mine safety officials say the number of mining deaths in the nation totaled 42 in 2013, up six from the previous year.


Little Coal River Road Solution

Little Coal River Road Solution

A temporary access road is being built in Alum Creek in Lincoln County where high water caused a roadway to slip four months ago.


West Virginia Native To Head DHHS

West Virginia Native To Head DHHS

President Obama will nominate the Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget and Hinton, West Virginia native, Sylvia Mathews Burwell as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.


Coal Company Chapter 11

Coal Company Chapter 11

James River Coal Co. is being allowed to continue its business operations while the company is under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.


Proximity Detectors Coming

Proximity Detectors Coming

The Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety has finally approved a rule that will require coal operators to install proximity detectors on mining machines within three years.


Meals On Wheels

Meals On Wheels

The Williamson Farmers Market will begin offering a travelling produce market this summer that will make stops in Delbarton, Matewan, and at public housing projects throughout the county.


Get Certified; Get License

Get Certified; Get License

Logan County Schools and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources are teaming up to offer a Hunter Education Course at Logan High School.


Housing Needs

Housing Needs

A survey to determine housing needs in Logan County has been sent to residents by mail and email. Proposals are being accepted in McDowell County.


Busy Month For Logan County Autism Association

Busy Month For Logan County Autism Association

The month of April is full of events with proceeds benefiting the LCAA.


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Caring Needed

Caring Needed

The Specialized Family Care program is looking for individuals and families who are willing to provide care in their homes for adults and children with disabilities.


Declining Population

Declining Population

West Virginia University researchers predict the state's population will decline by 1 percent, or nearly 20,000 residents, through the year 2030 as deaths continue to outpace births.


Partnership

Partnership

Marshall University is using a grant from Alpha Natural Resources to support an energy and power outreach program for high school students.


Increase Is Not Enough

Increase Is Not Enough

New federal data show that the value of West Virginia's agricultural products increased 37 percent over the past five years to a total of $809 million. State officials also noted that West Virginians are consuming more than seven times more food than is produced.


Rising Cost Sharper In West Virginia

Rising Cost Sharper In West Virginia

An annual survey shows long-term and home health care costs in West Virginians are outpacing such costs nationally.


Reds Baseball & Softball Camp

Reds Baseball & Softball Camp

Players will get instruction from professional coaches including Reds coaches and Reds players will appear at the camp. The West Virginia Camp will be located at Hurricane High School July 21st through July 25th.


Spring Forest Fire Season

Spring Forest Fire Season

The season began March 1st and continues through May 31st. Outdoor burning during this period is prohibited between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. to prevent forest fires.


Bringing Back Ginseng

Bringing Back Ginseng

A James Madison University associate professor and a student are conducting a research project aimed at restoring American ginseng in the wild in West Virginia.


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