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LOGAN - Logan High School announced this week that two students will represent the Class of 2019 as co-valedictorians this year: Daphney Akers and Kaylee Hall.

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LOGAN - A man from Minnesota is behind bars at Southwestern Regional Jail after a search of a room at the Candlewood Suites hotel in Logan yielded a substantial amount of drugs.

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CHAPMANVILLE - Riders of the Hatfield McCoy Trail in the Chapmanville area can now take advantage of the town's connector for the Bearwallow Trail System, which opened Wednesday.

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Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College President Dr. Robert Gunter and Rita Roberson, Southern's vice president for institutional advancement, joined CEDAR of Southern West Virginia, Inc. President Georgene Robertson in awarding local students the CEDAR of West Virginia scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year.

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The Williamson Farmers Market will open for business, starting this Saturday, May 25.

The market will run from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at its new location, 99 3rd Ave. - on the corner of 2Second Avenue and Harvey Street.

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The Delbarton Kiwanis is accepting contributions for the upkeep and maintenance of the LVS Curry Cemetery on Upper Elk Creek near Delbarton in Mingo County.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Kenova native and notorious Florida serial killer Bobby Joe Long was set for execution Thursday night after spending more than 30 years on death row for the murder of nine women in the 1980s.

CHARLESTON - Dissolved under pressure rooted in stigma rather than science, the suspension of the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department's syringe exchange program "fundamentally changed the health landscape" for intravenous drug users in multiple negative ways, according to a study published Monday night by Johns Hopkins University.

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LOGAN - An 18-year-old student at Ralph R. Willis Career and Technical Center was recently accused of animal cruelty after what police called a "very disturbing and gruesome event."

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CHARLESTON - During the special legislative session, West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner has encouraged the governor to include the opportunity for the Secretary of State's Office to use incoming special revenue to his office that exceeds the costs of Business Division services to cover the cost of upgrading the Statewide Voter Registration System (SRVS).

LOGAN - School board members from Kanawha, Logan, Mason, Mingo and Wayne counties gathered May 15 for a regional meeting of the West Virginia School Board Association at Chief Logan State Park.

Families across West Virginia have had the opportunity to get a hands-on look at what their children are learning in school, thanks to statewide partnerships and the Remake Learning program, originally started in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

HUNTINGTON - Standing behind a glass panel, associate professor and director of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the Marshall University Lewis College of Business, Marc Sollosy picked up a neon yellow marker and began writing on the glass.

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BIG CREEK — A Big Creek man faces a list of charges after he allegedly kicked two West Virginia State Troopers while trying to flee.

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LOGAN — Over an hour of Monday's regular session of the Logan County Commission was spent discussing a possible needle exchange program in the county, with commissioners eventually voting 2-1 to begin drafting an ordinance that would prohibit such an exchange within county boundaries. If the…

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LOGAN - The Logan Emergency Ambulance Service Authority recently took delivery of two 2018 Dodge Promaster ambulances to replace two 2013 model units with more than 250,000 miles on each.

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The Delbarton Kiwanis is accepting contributions for the upkeep and maintenance of the LVS Curry Cemetery on Upper Elk Creek near Delbarton in Mingo County.

WILLIAMSON - Coldwater Veneer Inc., a wood veneer company that supplies quality veneer and lumber products around the world, currently has an agreement with Mohawk Flooring to buy its facility at the Harless Industrial Park on 22 Mine Road in Mingo County.

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LEWISBURG, W.Va. - The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) will welcome Christopher "Dino" Beckett, D.O., Class of 2000, as its keynote speaker during the school's 42nd annual commencement ceremony.

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tennessee - The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently announced the award of more than $65,000 in literacy grants to West Virginia nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools.

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SWITZER - A man was flown to Pikeville Medical Center following what one witness called an accidental shooting that happened just before noon Friday.

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LOGAN - Logan County 911 is now receiving accurate device location data for 911 calls from iPhones with iOS 12+ and Android phones version 4.0+, as well as additional emergency data from apps like Uber, wearables, connected homes and connected cars, via the RapidSOS Clearinghouse.

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MAN - The International Center for Leadership in Education (ICLE) has named Man Middle School a 2019 Model School for making "rapid and significant improvements in student outcomes," according to a news release.

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CHAPMANVILLE - Candidates running for Chapmanville mayor and Town Council on Friday got the chance to let voters know why they are the best choice for office at a candidate forum held inside the Tracy Vickers Community Center.

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CHAPMANVILLE - At the regular session of the Chapmanville Town Council on Monday, Fire Chief Tommy Perry approached the council for a second time about potentially approving a building loan to complete the upgrades to the town's fire department.

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BRISTOL, Tenn. - Contura Energy Inc., which emerged from the bankruptcy of Alpha Natural Resources, announced on Wednesday a new metallurgical coal project in Logan County in its 2019 first quarter earnings report.

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LOGAN - The City of Logan honored the Mountain Valley Athletic Conference Champions of Logan Middle School softball and baseball Tuesday evening during their regularly scheduled monthly city council meeting, which was held at Shawnee Island.

CHARLESTON - West Virginia union leaders called Wednesday for an upcoming special legislative session on education to be canceled as lawmakers are expected to resurrect proposals that landed the state in a two-day teacher strike earlier this year.

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MOUNT GAY - A new scholarship for Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is available for students who graduate from Logan High School. The scholarship begins for the 2019-2020 academic year, and applications are now being accepted.

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CHARLESTON - West Virginia has agreed to expand mental health services for children after a federal investigation found the state unnecessarily institutionalized kids with emotional or behavioral disorders.

HUNTINGTON - There was a line of people from the front door of Jim's Steak and Spaghetti House all the way to the corner of 9th Street an hour before the restaurant even opened on the first day of the legendary Strawberry Pie Week on Tuesday.