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Logan Woman Pleads Guilty To Defrauding WVDHHR

Logan Woman Pleads Guilty To Defrauding WVDHHR

41-year old Shannon Collins pleaded guilty to defrauding the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.


Tuesday Morning Accident

Tuesday Morning Accident

There was an accident on the east end of the Logan Boulevard on Tuesday morning at the construction area near Candlewood Suites and the Chase Bank.


Forgery Accusations

Forgery Accusations

The West Virginia Fire Marshal's Office is accusing members of a volunteer fire department in Boone County with forging state documents. The office has filed felony criminal complaints against Fire Officer Ira Rash and Fire Chief Robert Rash of the Wharton-Barrett Volunteer Fire Department.


Tonya Ramsey Pleads Guilty

Tonya Ramsey Pleads Guilty

Tonya Ramsey and her ex husband, Billy Ray Ramsey, who was a teacher at Boone Career-Technical Center, are accused of pretending to be potential buyers, going into homes that were up for sale, and stealing jewelry, electronics, guns, and other valuables.


Logan-Mingo Area Mental Health Providing New Programs

Logan-Mingo Area Mental Health Providing New Programs

The agency is answering the call of the community and providing a wide variety of programs such as addiction counseling and physical dependence.


New Boss Is The Old Boss

New Boss Is The Old Boss

State Senator Truman Chafin has been named Chairman of the Democrat Party in Mingo County.


Child Neglect Risking Injury

Child Neglect Risking Injury

38 year old Joseph Michael Peterson of Alum Creek was arrested after fleeing from police and leaving four children unattended.


Two Dead; Two Injured In Accident Near Matewan

Two Dead; Two Injured In Accident Near Matewan

Sid Norman and his daughter Amanda Norman sustained fatal injuries in the crash. Scott Maynard and Johnny Gooslin were seriously injured.


Boone Burglary Suspects Caught

Boone Burglary Suspects Caught

Anthony Hizer and Angela Green Agonowski were found and arrested by Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies on Saturday morning. They were booked at Southwestern Regional Jail shortly just after 10am


7 of 10 Have Pleaded Guilty In Mt. Laurel Scheme

7 of 10 Have Pleaded Guilty In Mt. Laurel Scheme

Seven of the ten men charged in a federal information in connection to a multi-million dollar kickback scheme at the Mountain Laurel Mining Complex near Sharples have now pleaded guilty. The latest guilty plea came from 63 year old David N. Herndon of Chauncey who is charged with engaging in an unlawful monetary transaction.


Nature Programs For Kids At Chief Logan State Park

Nature Programs For Kids At Chief Logan State Park

“Enjoying the Great Outdoors” nature programs are offered Thursday through Saturday until August 16th.


The First In West Virginia

The First In West Virginia

3rd District Congressman Nick Rahall was a Logan City Hall on Friday evening for a proclamation ceremony naming Logan as a Purple Heart City.


Special Meetings

Special Meetings

The Logan County Board of Education held a special meeting on Thursday to review updates based on the recent OEPA findings. Another meeting is coming up Tuesday.


Back To Work

Back To Work

Now that Mechel Bluestone is paying $1.2 million dollars in back taxes the McDowell County Commission may be able to bring laid off employees back to work.


Watch For Fake Job Postings

Watch For Fake Job Postings

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning West Virginians to be on the lookout for fake job listings.


3 Fatalities In Chapmanville Wreck

3 Fatalities In Chapmanville Wreck

Three people were killed in a two vehicle crash. It happened along Rt. 10 at Stone Branch near Chapmanville.


Sparks Wants Different Prison

Sparks Wants Different Prison

Former Mingo County Prosecutor Michael Sparks Sparks had requested to be incarcerated at a federal prison camp in Manchester, Kentucky. In a motion filed this week, his attorney requested that to be changed to the federal facility in Ashland, Kentucky.


New Gig For Long Time Educator

New Gig For Long Time Educator

Logan County Schools has selected Elizabeth Thompson as its new Director of Personnel.


Another Convenience Store Robbery

Another Convenience Store Robbery

Two men, wielding a knife and a baseball bat, robbed the Miner Mart in Delbarton on Thursday.


Robbery At 7-Eleven Along Route 10

Robbery At 7-Eleven Along Route 10

25 year old Shane Hensley and 35 year old Jason Adkins allegedly entered the 7-11 store on Route 10 in Kitchen just outside of Chapmanville, duct taped the clerk, and robbed the store.


Logan, WV Day At Great American Ballpark

Logan, WV Day At Great American Ballpark

Logan, WV Day will be Sunday, August 10th as the Reds face the Miami Marlins. First pitch will be at 1:10.


McDowell County Man Arrested After Altercation With Police

McDowell County Man Arrested After Altercation With Police

Joseph Bragg began to threaten officers on the scene. As a deputy began to place him under arrest he resisted and placed his hand on a knife he was wearing on his belt and said he was not going to jail.


Southern Gets Scholarship Contribution

Southern Gets Scholarship Contribution

AT&T made the donation as part of the Southern Foundation's Vision 2020 Major Gifts Campaign.


Potable Water A Reality For McDowell County

Potable Water A Reality For McDowell County

The first phase of a project to replace water lines in eastern McDowell County has begun.


Restoration & Rehabilitation

Restoration & Rehabilitation

The roof at the Williamson Field House is closer to being repaired. The West Virginia Division of Culture and History has awarded the city $36,925 dollar grant as part of its project to restore and repair historic sites in West Virginia.


Meth Lab Bust In Lincoln County

Meth Lab Bust In Lincoln County

41 year old Joseph Adkins faces multiple drug charges. He also has a warrant in Ohio on a child neglect charge.


Even More Trouble For Disgraced Judge

Even More Trouble For Disgraced Judge

Former Mingo County Magistrate Dee Sidebottom has filed a civil lawsuit against former Mingo County Circuit Judge Michael Thornsbury.


EPA Meeting Contained No Good News For Coal

EPA Meeting Contained No Good News For Coal

Ten members of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce heard little that might encourage them from the federal EPA in Tuesday’s annual meeting with top agency administrators in Philadelphia.


USEDA Grants

USEDA Grants

Seven public-private regional councils in West Virginia will receive $70,000 grants apiece to produce economic development strategies that support creating jobs.


McDowell County To Finally Get Paid

McDowell County To Finally Get Paid

Mechel Bluestone will pay approximately $66,000 per month over the next six months to pay off the $455,000 dollars it still owes the county.


Health Care Expansion

Health Care Expansion

Williamson ARH has received a $4.3 million dollar grant from the U.S. to expand health-care services and create jobs.


The Aracoma Story Opens This Week

The Aracoma Story Opens This Week

Theater under the stars happens on stage of the Liz Spurlock Amphitheater at Chief Logan State Park.


Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Banquet

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Banquet

The organization is working with the West Virginia DNR to create an official elk-reintroduction program in southern West Virginia.


School Clothes

School Clothes

West Virginia residents can begin applying for school clothing vouchers for eligible children on July 1st.


Jobless Rates Rise In Most Counties

Jobless Rates Rise In Most Counties

Logan and Mingo Counties went into double digit unemployment with Logan at 10 percent and Mingo at 11.5 percent.


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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

More than 20 sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students had the opportunity to hone their science and technology skills during LMS’s first STEM Camp.


Bon Appetit Appalachia Publishes Food Map

Bon Appetit Appalachia Publishes Food Map

Hatfield McCoy Moonshine in Gilbert and the Elkhorn Inn and Theater in McDowell County are among the destinations on the map.


Average Wages Up In West Virginia

Average Wages Up In West Virginia

Workers in Boone County continue to have the highest annual average wages at $50,670, followed by Marshall and Mingo ($47,600), McDowell ($46,256) and Wyoming ($45,160).


Over 300 Tons Of Little Removed

Over 300 Tons Of Little Removed

The state Department of Environmental Protection says more than 9,000 people participated in cleanups sponsored by the DEP and the Department of Transportation along roadways and streams.


Keeping Sharp

Keeping Sharp

The West Virginia Department of Education is challenging children statewide to keep their academic skills sharp during the summer break through the Summer Learning Program: The Summer Reading Challenge and the Summer Math Challenge.


"Mural Creek"

"Mural Creek"

Internationally renowned artist Kevin Ledo from Montreal Canada is finishing a mural at the head of Buffalo Creek dedicated to Sylvia Albright, the mother of “Miracle Baby” Kerry Albright and all survivors of the Buffalo Creek disaster.


Music In The Air

Music In The Air

Holden Elementary demonstrated their music skills for parents and guests through song and dance during the school’s recent Spring Sing


BDC Bye Bye

BDC Bye Bye

West Virginia's Broadband Deployment Council plans to disband at the end of year. The Legislature denied the council's request this year for another $5 million to provide grants for broadband projects.


Border Fishing

Border Fishing

A reciprocity agreement between the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources and the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife about fishing on the Tug Fork and Big Sandy rivers is in the works.


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