It's happening at the Vietnam Veteran's of America Chapter 308 hall in Henlawson from 11:00 to 12:30.
Family members report a body recently discovered in the coal river was that of a missing Boone County man. West Virginia State Police found the body around 8:30 p.m. Monday in the Racine area of the Coal River.
A former Boone County Sheriff and political leader passed away last week. John Protan died Friday at the age of 95. Protan had three terms as Boone County Sheriff and is the only person to have held the office for 12 years.
A McDowell County man died in an ATV accident over the weekend. Claymon Rutledge,55, died after his four-wheeler left the road and ran over the embankment in the Jenkin Jones area. Rutledge was one of three ATV accidents reported over the weekend.
The West Virginia National Guard and other military units will be conducted exercises in Logan County over the course of the next week. Click on the headline above for a press release and explanation from Logan County Sheriff Sonya Porter.
Camp will be from June 13-15 at the Chapmanville Regional Gym.
Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder will play the East Kentucky Expo Center in Pikeville on June 10th. Special guest Exit 23 will also perform.
A Boone County teen was awarded Arch Coal’s highest scholarship honor. Willie Kimler of Scott High School was named the 2016 Kendra Bradley Washburn Memorial Scholarship recipient. Among various achievements throughout his high school career, Kimler maintained a GPA worthy of honor roll throughout high school, was a student athlete and a leader in the student body. He plans to attend Marshall University in the fall to study biochemistry.
WVOW presents the Great American Petting Zoo on May 31st at Buffalo Foodland in Man, June 1st at Shopper’s Value in Madison, and on June 2nd at Piggly Wiggly of Chapmanville.
The Chapmanville Regional High School softball team is the Class AA state champions. Coming in from the loser’s bracket to face James Monroe the Tigers had to defeat the Mavericks twice to bring a championship home to Chapmanville.
Mingo County Sheriff James Smith described the murder of Ben Hatfield as a random act of violence. Smith detailed what investigators believe happened in Hatfield’s final hours last Sunday soon after Anthony Arriaga appeared for his initial court appearance in Mingo County Circuit Court.
Boone County Schools Superintendent John Hudson will transfer to Putnam County in the coming weeks. At a meeting of the Putnam County Board of Education Wednesday, Hudson was unanimously approved as Putnam County Schools’ new superintendent.
The highly anticipated Devil Anse Trail, an addition to the Hatfield McCoy Trail System, opens for riders Wednesday. The new trail will connect the Buffalo Mountain trail system with the Rockhouse Trail system, which will create a total of 300 miles for riders to enjoy. The Devil Anse Trail system will add 70 miles to the two existing trails. The opening will be officially celebrated in Matewan on Saturday with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9 a.m.
Relay for Life will start at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 3 at the football field on Midelburg Island.
Hundreds of thousands of painkillers are being delivered to the Mountain State according to court records
You can carry a hidden gun without a permit or training now in West Virginia.
He said he has been fighting against Obama's war on coal and out-of-touch public policies since his first day in the Senate and he will continue to defend West Virginia's way of life against any politician or President.
Governor Earl Ray Tomblin announced funding for 16 recreational trail projects across the state. The Hatfield-McCoy Trails will be getting the most of the allocated funding which totals $200,000.
An inpatient treatment program for women will soon launch at the Southwestern Regional Jail in Holden. A unit for males opened in April.
Some of West Virginia’s state parks are collaborating to make cabin stays more affordable for April and May. In a release, State Parks District Administrator Matt Yeager said rentals of two or more nights are discounted on most Sundays through Thursdays at state park cabins. Twin Falls Resort State Park in Wyoming County is taking part in the special rates. To make a reservation, call 304-294-4000.
Outdoor burning is only permitted between 5:00 PM and 7:00 AM. Burning is limited to leaves, brush and other yard material. State law makes it mandatory that a safety strip or ring at least ten feet wide surrounds any outdoor fire to prevent the fire from spreading.
A Logan County man has been indicted on murder charges of the first degree after a shooting which occurred in January. Marvin Tolliver,25, is accused of shooting Tyrone “TJ” Miller, 38, at his residence in Cora.
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.'"
Third District Congressman Evan Jenkins announced his mobile office hours for May. 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. Constituents are encouraged to bring along documents they have received from federal agencies related to their issues.