The 100th birthday of WVOW’s Bill Becker is April 24th. In his honor we are airing a special series with those who knew him and those who remember his many on air broadcasts.
The Logan Post of the Vietnam Veterans of America is hosting an event aimed at helping veterans of Operations Desert Storm, Joint Endeavor, Enduring Freedom, and Iraqi Freedom and their families.
The fourteenth annual CEDAR of Southern West Virginia Regional Coal Fair will be held at the Chief Logan Conference Center this week.
There is a judicial ethics question involved in Mingo County Circuit Judge Miki Thompson asking attorneys for donations to remodel her courtroom.
The 4th annual Rally In The Valley is coming up May 1st through May 3rd in Williamson. Click on the headline for a complete listing of events.
The Mingo County Redevelopment Authority is in the process of assuming ownership of the 18-hole course at Wharncliffe.
The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources stocked local waters with trout this past week.
A Mingo County woman accused of injecting her son's IV with feces at a Cincinnati hospital in order to worsen his condition has a new court date on April 29th.
Agriculture Under Secretary Lisa Mensah visited Boone Memorial Hospital on Thursday to announce a $1.8 million dollar loan to the ambulance authority through the Department of Agriculture's Rural Development Program.
54 year old David Miller of McDowell County entered a guilty plea to voluntary manslaughter for the December 1981 shooting death of Hobert Miller.
The Department of Environmental Protection ordered coal prep plants to disclose potential pollutants that could be dumped into a waterway. The order affects the 90 or so prep plants statewide.
The rule proposes cutting carbon pollution produced by coal plants by 30 percent by 2030. States also are required to come up with plans on how to slice emissions, meeting the target set out by the EPA.
Logan CAC Executive Director Beth Cook. She says there are two primary ways to prevent child abuse. “One is children how to be aware and safe,” Cook said. “The other is to pursue and prosecute people who mistreat children.”
On-the-job drug use continues to persist in West Virginia’s coal industry, despite state laws taking a hard line against those who test positive.
A coalition of environmental groups has condemned the shooting of a natural gas worker in Lincoln County earlier this week.
3rd District Congressman Evan Jenkins is urging the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee to pass a robust, multi-year transportation reauthorization bill and to invest in our nation’s rural infrastructure.
Heavy rains on Tuesday brought small stream flooding, mudslides, and rockslides across West Virginia.
Because of a 50% drop in coal severance taxes, the Mingo County Commission was forced to lay off twelve employees.
Wally and Martha Thornhill were presented with the distinguished service award. Both have been and continue to be involved in dozens of community service organizations and church functions.
The man accused of beating Sylvester Bates of Logan has been arrested.
The latest audit says there have been improvements in all areas, but more progress is necessary to prevent the state from taking control of the school system.
Each year, Necco employees plant a special garden at Chief Logan State Park.
The West Virginia Small Business Development Center will hold a “Business Fundamentals” workshop on April 21st at the Logan campus of Southern Community & Technical College.
3rd District Congressman Evan Jenkins will provide mobile office hours in the coalfield counties throughout April.
Thursday, April 2nd is known as “Autism Awareness Day”.
For the first time, hunters and trappers will be able to check in their game from their phones or computers.
A Go-Fund me page has been set up for JaySean Woods and his family, but organizers are working to make donations through Heart of a Hero.
Kindergarten registration for Logan County Schools is coming at the end of April and beginning of May.
A report says one-third of West Virginia schoolchildren under age 6 live in poor households and are at risk of falling significantly behind their classmates' achievements.
West Virginia students will take a new online standardized test this year that is based on the national Common Core standards.
Blood drives will be held at Lincoln County High School on May 12th from 9am to 2:30pm and at Logan High School on May 14th from 8:30am to 2pm.
The West Virginia University Extension Service is surveying agritourism operators to getter a better sense of how a growing segment of the nation's farm economy is doing in the state.
Awards ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 are going to medical and dental students who are committing to practice for at least two years in high-need locations in West Virginia.
Alpha Natural Resources has established a scholarship at Marshall University's Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin awarded over $5.6 million in Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grants to 42 projects across West Virginia including projects in the coalfields.