An accident at Blair Mountain sent two people to the hospital and left one passenger trapped this morning.
An Alum Creek man was arrested in connection with stealing a car and smuggling drugs into a correctional facility.
Boone County Ambulance Authority Director Randy Lengyel has paid in full an illegal loan.
An "opt-out" movement that took place in West Virginia schools this spring meant a large amount of students apparently refused to take the new Smarter Balance Assessment, but the state Department of Education found that was not the case.
There was a fire Wednesday night at B&B Loans in Logan.
Public hearings are set on a proposal to close three elementary schools in Boone County.
A portion of the hillside on the main campus of Logan Regional Medical Center has slipped and a construction project is underway.
The Hatfield-McCoy National TrailFest is this weekend in Gilbert. Trailfest is the premier UTV, ATV and Dirtbike riding event and is a worldwide phenomenon. TrailFest starts October 8 and runs through October 12.
Governor Earl Ray Tomblin appointed Christopher Workman as Family Court Judge for the 9th Family Court Circuit that serves the county.
The Big Ugly Community Center in Lincoln County and the West Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster in Mingo County will be recognized at the Governor’s Service Awards Luncheon in Charleston on Wednesday, October 14.
Workforce West Virginia says the notices were received last week and also include an extension of ones received in the summer. Patriot Coal filed bankruptcy in May.
Little Coal River Trail System in Boone County and Ivy Branch Trail System in Lincoln County, both part of the Hatfield McCoy Trail Systems, will close by Monday, October 19.
Flu activity is low in the United States, but October is the month where early flu activity begins.
The 4th Annual Thunder in the Mountains charity poker run is on Sunday, October 18th. Proceeds from the run will benefit the Mud Buddies organization.
Attorneys for two of the former Mingo County officials are being sued by a private investigator and argue there isn’t enough evidence against their clients and they want the case dropped. Private investigator Donald Stevens alleges former Mingo prosecuting attorney Michael Sparks and former Williamson police chief Dave Rockel were involved in a plot to drive him out of town because they feared he was investigating Judge Thornsbury.
Mingo County's unemployment rate was the highest in the state at 14.6 percent. It was followed by McDowell County at 14.2 percent and Logan County at 12.6 percent.
We have a winner in the annual Logan Lion’s Club Rubber Ducky Race. Jenna Turner, a senior at Marshall University, had the winning duck and walks away with $1000. The proceeds from the event go toward the Lion’s Club eyeglasses program.
The West Virginia Division of Forestry predicts that the peak time for fall foliage in the coalfield counties will be in late October.
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources says a program to screen prospective workers at long-term care centers is working.
Most people associate Halloween with candy, and probably the last thing on most people’s mind in connection to the holiday would be health. However, that is exactly what one Boone County organization is trying to promote.
A consumer representative from Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office will conduct mobile office hours in the coalfield counties in October.
October is Liver Awareness Month. The American Red Cross is encouraging people to give blood in honor of those undergoing liver transplants.
Due to the current state of the economy especially in the Coalfields, organizers of the WV Toughman Contest would like to know if you would still purchase a ticket to the annual event at the Logan County Field House.