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Tribute To Bill Becker

Tribute To Bill Becker

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.


Boone Ambulance Authority Recieves A Federal Loan

Boone Ambulance Authority Recieves A Federal Loan

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.


Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced For Dad's Death 3 Decades Ago

Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced For Dad's Death 3 Decades Ago

54 year old David Miller of McDowell County entered a guilty plea to voluntary manslaughter for the December 1981 shooting death of Hobert Miller.


Coal Prep Plants To Disclose Potential Pollutants

Coal Prep Plants To Disclose Potential Pollutants

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.


Clean Power Rule Update

Clean Power Rule Update

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.


Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month

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.”


Mingo Mom Misses Court Hearing In Cincinnati

Mingo Mom Misses Court Hearing In Cincinnati

Candy Fluty of Kermit was scheduled to be in court Thursday in Cincinnati. She was a no show. Fluty is charged wtih felonious assault and child endangering.


No Effect

No Effect

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.


Logan County Autism Association 5th Annual Walk

Logan County Autism Association 5th Annual Walk

The event will be held Saturday at Chief Logan Logan State Park.


Woman Sets Fire To Neighbors House

Woman Sets Fire To Neighbors House

50 year old Sharon Luther of Chapmanville is charged with 1st Degree Arson


WVDEP Issued Violations At Former Mine Site In Lincoln County

WVDEP Issued Violations At Former Mine Site In Lincoln County

Inspectors wrote the violations for failure to protect off-site areas from damage. The mine is located in the Harts area.


Environmentalists Say It Isn't Them

Environmentalists Say It Isn't Them

A coalition of environmental groups has condemned the shooting of a natural gas worker in Lincoln County earlier this week.


Jenkins Calls For Highways Funding

Jenkins Calls For Highways Funding

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.


High Water And Low Roads

High Water And Low Roads

Heavy rains on Tuesday brought small stream flooding, mudslides, and rockslides across West Virginia.


Big Hurt For Coal Country

Big Hurt For Coal Country

Because of a 50% drop in coal severance taxes, the Mingo County Commission was forced to lay off twelve employees.


Two Benefits To Assist A Local Firefighter Battling Cancer

Two Benefits To Assist A Local Firefighter Battling Cancer

There are two fundraising events scheduled this weekend for a local firefighter who is battling terminal cancer.


Explosive Device Found Near Cinderella Head Start

Explosive Device Found Near Cinderella Head Start

The device was found about 50 feet away from the door of the Head Start facility. It was made up of aerosol cans taped together with wires soldered to it.


Celebration Of Angels

Celebration Of Angels

Logan Regional Medical Center is celebrating National Volunteer Week and celebrating the efforts from all volunteers particularly the Auxiliary.


Logan City Council

Logan City Council

The Stratton Street Sidewalk Project was one of the main topics on the agenda at this week’s Logan City Council Meeting.


Thornhill's Honored At Chamber Dinner

Thornhill's Honored At Chamber Dinner

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.


Xinergy Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Xinergy Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The coal company says it will continue operations while it reorganizes.


Logan Man Beaten In South Charleston

Logan Man Beaten In South Charleston

The man accused of beating Sylvester Bates of Logan has been arrested.


Four Busts In Four Days

Four Busts In Four Days

McDowell County Sheriff's Deputies arrested four men between Friday and Monday on various drug charges.


OEPA Audit Of Logan County Schools

OEPA Audit Of Logan County Schools

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.


Fatal Accident In Racine

Fatal Accident In Racine

19 year old Zachary Davis of Marmet in Kanawha County died from injuries sustained in the crash. Ashley Bentley of Boone County was transported to CAMC.


Earl Click's Appeal Denied

Earl Click's Appeal Denied

The West Virginia Supreme Court has upheld a Virginia man's murder conviction in the slaying of War Mayor Thomas Hatcher.


More Mudslides And Road Slips Likely

More Mudslides And Road Slips Likely

WV Homeland Security Secretary Jimmy Gianato says there is going to be a risk of mudslides for several more weeks based on weather and lack of vegetation.


Wait And See

Wait And See

U.S. District Court Judge Irene Berger says she will wait to rule on a motion to move the trial of former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship away from Beckley.


Meet The New Boss

Meet The New Boss

Frontier Communications has announced that Kevin Wallick has been named the new senior vice president and general manager for the Mid-Atlantic Region’s West Virginia market.


Coal Jobs

Coal Jobs

Southern Coal Corp. said it plans to hire 100 miners at four surface mines in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Virginia.


Necco Recognizes Child Abuse Awareness Month

Necco Recognizes Child Abuse Awareness Month

Each year, Necco employees plant a special garden at Chief Logan State Park.


Three Step Jumpstart

Three Step Jumpstart

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.


Constituent Services

Constituent Services

3rd District Congressman Evan Jenkins will provide mobile office hours in the coalfield counties throughout April.


Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Thursday, April 2nd is known as “Autism Awareness Day”.


Electronic Game Checking

Electronic Game Checking

For the first time, hunters and trappers will be able to check in their game from their phones or computers.


Logan County Boy Fighting Cancer

Logan County Boy Fighting Cancer

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.


Get Your Five Year Old Ready

Get Your Five Year Old Ready

Kindergarten registration for Logan County Schools is coming at the end of April and beginning of May.


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Low Income Children Fall Behind As Early As 18 Months Old

Low Income Children Fall Behind As Early As 18 Months Old

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.


TAP and RTP For WV

TAP and RTP For WV

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.


Agritourism Is Growing More Than Crops

Agritourism Is Growing More Than Crops

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.


All Types Needed

All Types Needed

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.


Online Tests To Be Added In WV

Online Tests To Be Added In WV

West Virginia students will take a new online standardized test this year that is based on the national Common Core standards.


Rural Doctors Needed

Rural Doctors Needed

Alpha Natural Resources has established a scholarship at Marshall University's Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.


Health Care For High Need Areas

Health Care For High Need Areas

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.


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