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A man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Logan Regional Medical Center early Wednesday morning. Click the story below for details.

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Win Free Tickets To The WV International Auto Show

Win Free Tickets To The WV International Auto Show

Sign up for the WVOW texti service to be entered into a random drawing for free tickets. There is no cost for the service and you choose which texts you want to receive. If you are already using the WVOW text service you are already entered to win.


Man Dies Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound At LRMC

Man Dies Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound At LRMC

Officials with the West Virginia State Police Logan Detachment said they responded to the call around 8 a.m. The man was dead when police arrived on the scene. He died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.


Job Fair Happens In Logan Friday

Job Fair Happens In Logan Friday

There will be a job fair for underground mining Friday at the Workforce WV office in downtown Logan. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Employers are seeking underground foremen, maintenance foremen, electricians, all supervisory positions and underground equipment operators.


CRHS Tigers Defeat Nitro Wildcats, Prep For Logan Wildcats

CRHS Tigers Defeat Nitro Wildcats, Prep For Logan Wildcats

In high school basketball action, the Chapmanville Tigers improved to 9-3 on the season, as they won their fourth straight game Tuesday night over the Nitro Wildcats 85-60 at Chapmanville Regional High School.


Senators Reintroduce Miners Protection Act

Senators Reintroduce Miners Protection Act

The Miners Protection Act would use money from the Abandoned Mine Lands fund to inject money into a program that has fallen on tough times in recent years for several reasons including a growing number of bankrupt coal companies.


Drug Wholesaler Pays Record Fines For Supplying Narcotics

Drug Wholesaler Pays Record Fines For Supplying Narcotics

McKesson Corporation has agreed to pay a record $150 million penalty for failing to report and fulfilling suspicious controlled substance orders placed by West Virginia pharmacies over a four year period.


Electric Car Charging Station Coming To Twin Falls

Electric Car Charging Station Coming To Twin Falls

Drivers of electric or hybrid vehicles can use a charging station at Twin Falls Resort State Park starting this week. A ceremony is scheduled for Friday for the electric charging station at the park lodge in Mullens.


Restart Of Mining Helps Avert Layoffs In McDowell County

Restart Of Mining Helps Avert Layoffs In McDowell County

The McDowell County Commission was able to access new coal royalties after Southern Mineral restarted mining operations on a piece of land owned by the McDowell County Economic Development Authority. The change created a stream of money, which ultimately saved the jobs of deputies who expected to be laid off at the first of the year.


Perdue Says Democrats Lost Touch With Working Class

Perdue Says Democrats Lost Touch With Working Class

Republicans in West Virginia raised a lot of right hands on Monday and took their oaths to serve the people of West Virginia. After the smoke cleared from the 2016 election, Jim Justice was at the top of the governor's race, but the only entrenched Democrat who survived on the Board of Public works besides him was longtime state Treasurer John Perdue.


New Secretary Of DEP Says His Job Is A Balancing Act

New Secretary Of DEP Says His Job Is A Balancing Act

Governor Jim Justice's choice to serve as Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection admitted Monday it took him a few days to evaluate whether it was a job he wanted. Now with that decision made, Caperton is ready to hit the ground running.


UPDATE: Additional Arrests Made In Lincoln County Gas Station Shooting

UPDATE: Additional Arrests Made In Lincoln County Gas Station Shooting

Shots were fired at a Lincoln County gas station early Tuesday morning. The incident took place at the Superstop Gas Station off U.S. 119. With the help of surveillance footage, West Virginia State Police arrested Justin Gravely,26, in connection with the incident.


Chapmanville Coach Wins National Award

Chapmanville Coach Wins National Award

Two West Virginia high school coaches have been named as National Coaches of the Year by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Coaches Association. Martinsburg football coach Dave Walker was named the national football coach of the year, while Chapmanville’s Ronnie Ooten took the same national honor for softball.


Cuts Pending For Logan County Schools

Cuts Pending For Logan County Schools

Potential position cuts were discussed yesterday evening at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Logan County Board of Education. President Paul Hardesty announced the school system was well over the state aid formula.


Manchin Discusses Cost Of Repealing ACA

Manchin Discusses Cost Of Repealing ACA

Prominent organizations and healthcare service providers in West Virginia are working hand in hand with U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), to announce research by Harvard and New York University that shows repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could potentially cut $5.5 billion per year from the states fight against the opioid epidemic.


Mercer and Mingo Counties Could Possibly Follow McDowell and Boone In Litigation Against Drug Companies

Mercer and Mingo Counties Could Possibly Follow McDowell and Boone In Litigation Against Drug Companies

Mercer County may be the next in line to sue drug wholesalers and other drug companies that have poured prescription pills into West Virginia and, in the process, fueled an ongoing opioid epidemic.


Gas Station Robbery

Gas Station Robbery

A gas station was robbed in Mingo County. The Miner Mart at the intersection of U.S. 52 and state Route 65 in Taylorville was robbed Sunday around 10:45 p.m. West Virginia state troopers are asking for help in finding the suspect.


Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips

If you have to get out to work on a snow day, here are some driving tips. Never warm your car up in a closed garage. Before you leave, check your tires and fluids. Make sure your exhaust pipe is not clogged with mud, ice or snow.


The Allan Hatcher Show

The Allan Hatcher Show

Legendary basketball coach Allan Hatcher and WVOW sports broadcaster Justin Turner gather together with coaches, players, analysts, and basketball notables and hardwood heroes to talk high school, college, and pro ball.


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The Allan Hatcher Show

The Allan Hatcher Show

Legendary basketball coach Allan Hatcher and WVOW sports broadcaster Justin Turner gather together with coaches, players, analysts, and basketball notables and hardwood heroes to talk high school, college, and pro ball.


Think, Shop, Buy, Live Coalfields

Think, Shop, Buy, Live Coalfields

Put your money where your house is. Shop local and grow your local community. SHOP LOCAL. ENJOY LOCAL. SPEND LOCAL.


BE HEARD Logan County

BE HEARD Logan 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.


Power Outage Safety

Power Outage Safety

Tips for staying safe during a power outage.


Logan County Quick Resource Guide

Logan County Quick Resource Guide

The Logan County Quick Resource Guide from the Family Resource Network is a list of phone numbers for a wide range of important servicesand agencies.


Rep. Evan Jenkins Announces Mobile Office Hours

Rep. Evan Jenkins Announces Mobile Office Hours

U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins announced his mobile office hours for January. At the mobile office locations, members of Rep. Jenkins’ staff will be available to help Third District residents who are having problems with federal agencies and programs.


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