Wetzel Sanders of Midkiff, Lincoln County, possibly the last surviving West Virginia veteran of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, died Sunday at age 96.
GRAFTON, W.Va. — It is now official. Starting Jan. 1, 2020, anglers on several popular West Virginia trout streams will no longer be allowed to use minnows as bait. In fact, they won't be able to use any sort of fish as bait. The state's Natural Resources Commission, a seven-member panel that sets hunting and fishing regulations, voted unanimously at its Aug. 4 meeting to impose the regulation.
This phrase has captivated the imagination of young audiences around the world in Disney's "The Lion King, Jr.," and soon the African savannah will come to life at the Liz Spurlock Amphitheatre.
Students exit Chapmanville Regional High School at the end of the first school day Thursday, Aug. 15.
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Alexa Adkins was crowned by special guest Woody Williams as Queen of the City of Logan Shawnee Island Festival during the regular session of the city council Tuesday, Aug. 13.
CHARLESTON - State Auditor John B. McCuskey has announced the launch of Project Mountaineer, a series of reporting and transparency tools, for the municipal pilot cities of Nitro, Elkins, South Charleston, Dunbar and Danville.
LOGAN - There's a new officer on the force at the City of Logan Police Department.
At the regular session of the Logan City Council on Tuesday, Aug. 13, Cody Carter was officially sworn in to become the seventh officer on the city's police department. Carter replaces David Adkins, who retired in June after serving on the LPD for nearly three decades.
Somewhere, I saw a small sign that read something like, "A Cluttered Desk is a Sign of Genius."
Trust me, when I say that I am a far cry from anywhere near being a genius, but I certainly have a cluttered desk, even though I promise it's not nearly as bad as Logan Chief Circuit Judge Eric O'Briant or court reporter Larry Coffindaffer's offices. With that remark, I must also concede that their ultra-cluttering must make those two fellows more like geniuses than myself.
For decades, Big Pharma has raised drug prices with impunity. Here in West Virginia, the average annual cost of brand name prescription drug treatment increased 58 percent between 2012 and 2017, while the annual income for West Virginians increased only 2.9 percent.
The West Virginia Division of Highways says it needs outside help in its push to repair the state's secondary roads, which are deteriorating faster than the DoH can fix them.