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CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

WEST VIRGINIA — The staff of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, on all of its campuses, showed support for “Collegiate Recovery Day” by wearing purple on April 15.

The Paws Squad Animal Rescue Group is in need of families to foster dogs, cats, puppies and kittens while rescue is found.

CHARLESTON — A recent study commissioned by the West Virginia Coal Association and conducted by the West Virginia University Bureau for Business and Economic Research, shows in 2019 the coal mining industry and coal-fired power plants generated approximately $14 billion in economic activity …

LOGAN — A host of county officials, state representatives for the area and law enforcement participated in a public forum at the Fountain Place Cinema 8 on Thursday, April 15, to discuss the litter and garbage dumping problem in Logan County.

CHAPMANVILLE — The Logan County Sheriff’s Department, in sponsorship with the PIECES Coalition and the Logan County Prevention Coalition, held the first of three scheduled drug takeback days on Friday, April 16. The takeback was held at the Tracy Vickers Community Center in Chapmanville. Two…

CHARLESTON — A Logan County man recently pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge, according to a news release from the office of Acting United States Attorney Lisa G. Johnston. Terrindez Xsidrick Bryant, 36, pleaded guilty to distribution of methamphetamine.

DESKINS ADDITION — The West Virginia State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on W.Va. 119/26 at Deskins Addition in Logan County from 6 p.m. until midnight Wednesday, April 28. An alternate checkpoint site has been designated as W.Va. 73, Logan.

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Bonnie’s Bus, a 45-foot, state-of-the-art mobile mammography vehicle, will visit Mingo and Logan counties offering three-dimensional (3D) digital screening mammograms and breast care education to women.

HOLDEN — A symbolic “Donate Life” flag-raising ceremony in honor of National Donate Life Month, which is observed every April, was held at the Logan Regional Medical Center Life Services Center building at Holden Road late Tuesday morning.

LOGAN — While the City of Logan’s Easter gathering was delayed by a week, it still attracted an energetic crowd to the former Sayer Building lot downtown on Wednesday, April 7.

BECKLEY — Camp Hope — for bereaved children ages 7-17 who are coping with the loss of a significant person — will be offered from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, June 15-17, at the Glade Springs Resort Pavilion in Daniels, West Virginia.

MOUNT GAY — A woman from the Breeden area of Mingo County is accused of trying to bite a West Virginia state trooper’s arm after she was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and trespassing at the Kroger grocery store at Mount Gay.

LOGAN — Police in Logan charged a woman with possession after she was found with a substance that tested positive for fentanyl.

LOGAN — The square of the West Virginia State Building in downtown Logan was filled with local residents Friday evening for a drug addiction and awareness event centered on religion.

CHARLESTON — The enthusiasm West Virginia state lawmakers had for this year’s broadband bill on Day 1 of the 2021 legislative session had turned into strife with industry lobbyists Saturday, the last day of the session.

LOGAN — Art students at Logan High School have been busy creating a large mosaic of ceramic tiles, each containing something different for each student who painted it.

The Buffalo Creek Watershed Association’s 17th annual Memorial Fish Day was held Monday morning at the Justin McCoy Park, which is located in the Buffalo Creek community of Latrobe. The day opened with the dispensing of 1,500 pounds of trout from state fish hatcheries, and nearly 100 childre…

LOGAN — Logan County Health Department Administrator Steve Browning is hopeful that the county’s COVID-19 numbers continue to dwindle as more and more citizens become vaccinated.

LOGAN — The Logan County Commission and Logan County Board of Education both recently approved memorandum-of-understanding (MOU) documents with each other to renew the grant that provides Prevention Resource Officers in the county’s three high schools.