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.
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.”
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.
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.
The event will be held Saturday at Chief Logan Logan State Park.
50 year old Sharon Luther of Chapmanville is charged with 1st Degree Arson
Inspectors wrote the violations for failure to protect off-site areas from damage. The mine is located in the Harts area.
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.
There are two fundraising events scheduled this weekend for a local firefighter who is battling terminal cancer.
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.
Logan Regional Medical Center is celebrating National Volunteer Week and celebrating the efforts from all volunteers particularly the Auxiliary.
The Stratton Street Sidewalk Project was one of the main topics on the agenda at this week’s Logan City Council Meeting.
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 coal company says it will continue operations while it reorganizes.
The man accused of beating Sylvester Bates of Logan has been arrested.
McDowell County Sheriff's Deputies arrested four men between Friday and Monday on various drug charges.
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.
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.
The West Virginia Supreme Court has upheld a Virginia man's murder conviction in the slaying of War Mayor Thomas Hatcher.
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.
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.
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.
Southern Coal Corp. said it plans to hire 100 miners at four surface mines in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Virginia.
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.
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.
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.
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.
West Virginia students will take a new online standardized test this year that is based on the national Common Core standards.
Alpha Natural Resources has established a scholarship at Marshall University's Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.
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.