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Summers County one-year-old child overdoses on meth and fentanyl
SUMMERS COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Two parents are charged after their young child overdosed, but lied and said the child choked on a sugar cookie and milk. According to Hinton Police, shortly after midnight on November 11, EMS responded to a one-year-old child choking and another breathing normally. Summers County ARH medical professionals told officers […]
Summers County Courthouse News 11/29
Marriages Shawn Michael Bragg to Tasha Lee Smith. Fiduciaries Graig E. Short, Executor of the Charles Eddie Short estate. Land Transfers Martha E. Reed to Gregory R. Reed and Christopher D. Reed, 3 Tracts, 30 acres more or less, 53 acres more or less and 10 acres more or less excepted 2.5 acres, Jumping Branch District. The post Summers County Courthouse News 11/29 appeared first on The Hinton News.
City of Hinton announces funding for Avis Bridge analysis
HINTON W.Va. (Hinton News) - The City of Hinton has officially announced funding for the Avis Overhead Bridge analysis. “Thank you to State Senator Jack David Woodrum and the State of West Virginia LEDA funds for providing this vital funding for the Avis Bridge Analysis,” said Mayor Jack Scott. This funding will be used to develop a repair strategy for the bridge in an effort to use it as a pedestrian walkway. Senator Jack David Woodrum has long advocated for the bridge’s preservation and enhancement as part of a park and recreational area. Senator Woodrum stated, “The historic bridge in Hinton...
Six Southern Regional Jail employees indicted in connection with death of inmate
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — Six employees at the Southern Regional Jail in Beckley have been indicted in connection with the assault and death of an inmate in 2022. Mark Holdren, 39; Cory Snyder, 29; Johnathan Walters, 35; Jacob Boothe, 25; and Ashley Toney, 23 were all named in an 18-count federal indictment that was unsealed on Thursday in U.S. District Court. All five correctional officers, as well as a former lieutenant, Chad Lester, 33, were also charged for covering up of the use of unlawful force.
Peace on Earth Christmas Walk Scheduled in Hinton
HINTON W.Va. (Hinton News) - Peace on Earth is the theme of this year’s annual Christmas Walk in Hinton. The walk begins on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. at Ascension Episcopal Church at the corner of Temple and 5th Ave. This will be the 10th year of the Christmas Walk, which has become a beloved way for those in the community to come together as we prepare ourselves in hearts and minds for Christmas. Organizers of the event released the following statement: "As we celebrate this season of love and joy, we also recognize the need for peace in this world....
Road in Hinton closed for holiday event
HINTON, WV (WVNS) — Officials with the Hinton Police Department report a street in Hinton will be closed due to a holiday event. On Saturday, December 2, 2023 Temple Street, from 2nd Ave to 3rd Ave, will be closed from 11a.m. to 8p.m. for Hinton’s Hometown Christmas Holiday. Additionally there will be no parking allowed […]
Woman says dog found in dumpster is her mother’s dog
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — A Beckley woman said on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, that a dog found in a dumpster on Monday is her mother’s dog. Tia Farmer said her mother lives at the Hargrove Street apartment complex where the dog was found and rescued by sanitation worker and taken to Humane Society of Raleigh […]
1776 Indoor Gun Range in Beckley announces grand opening
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — Gun enthusiasts in Raleigh County have some exciting news as a indoor gun range in Beckley has announced its grand opening. 1776 Indoor Gun Range is under new management and the new owner David Pishner has some amazing plans for the range located right beside Shooter’s Roost on 120 Hankwood Dr […]
Summers County Courthouse offices announce closure for annual luncheon
HINTON W.Va. (Hinton News) - The Summers County Courthouse offices will be closed from 12-2 p.m. on Dec. 13 for the annual courthouse employee Christmas luncheon. Please, plan accordingly. Regular operating hours will be in effect before and after this time. The post Summers County Courthouse offices announce closure for annual luncheon appeared first on The Hinton News.
Beeson, West Virginia: A Tapestry of Folklore and Family History
In the rugged terrain of Mercer County lies the unincorporated community of Beeson, West Virginia, a place where folklore intertwines with reality, creating an enigmatic backdrop for those seeking historical truths and family origins. Though Beeson might not frequently make the news, its position within the rich tapestry of West Virginia folklore is undeniable. Legends like the eerie apparitions at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, the Flatwoods Monster, and the Mothman of Point Pleasant are part of the state's narrative, with Beeson contributing its own quiet yet resonant voice to these Appalachian tales.
Princeton Park and Recreation Department seeking part-time laborers
PRINCETON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Princeton Park and Recreation Department is seeking part-time laborers for its Recreation Center. According to the City of Princeton, the laborers will report directly to the Executive Director and will work up to 20 hours per week. These part-time positions are seasonal/temporary positions on a provisional basis. Laborers will be […]
Pug rescued from dumpster in West Virginia needs a new home
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — One four-legged furry friend is waiting for a fur-ever home after it was found trapped in a Raleigh County dumpster. Sanitation workers were collecting garbage at a Hargrove Street apartment complex on Monday, November 27, 2023, when they made a shocking discovery, according to Brett Kees, executive director of the Humane […]
Legend of beast resurfaces in the mountains near Fireco, West Virginia
BECKLEY, W.Va. — In almost every respect, the coal camp at Fireco was the end of the line. It was as far up the hollow as you were likely to get in a car in the 1930s when word of a prowling monster began to make the rounds. Then,...
Monroe County Courthouse News 11-30-23
Marriages Trevor Warren Black to Justice Ray Moran; Zackery Aaron Payne to Kayla Renea Trent. Fiduciaries None. Land Transfers Gwendolyn D. Holder and Oretha C. Miller to Barbara Benjamin Shapiro and Andrew D. Shapiro, 12.46 acres more or less, Red Sulphur District; Beth Ann Wickline and Nancy L. Thompson to Kristopher P. Adkins, 2 Tracts, […] The post Monroe County Courthouse News 11-30-23 appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
School bus accident reported in Mercer County
MERCER COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – An accident involving a school bus has been reported in Mercer County. According to Mercer County Schools, bus 677 has been in a minor accident on Rt. 20 by the Shell Station. No injuries have been reported in the accident, however, out of an abundance of caution, MCS procedure is […]
December meetings in Summers County
SUMMERS COUNTY W.Va. (Hinton News) - Here is a list of meetings occurring in Summers County during December 2023. Summers County Board of Education - Regular Meeting - Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. Call the Board Office for more information. Summers County Commission - Regular Meeting - Dec. 13 at 9 a.m. in the Commission Room in the Courthouse. Summers County Public Library Board of Directors - Regular Meeting - Dec. 14 at 5 p.m. in the library. Hinton City Council - Regular Meeting - Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Three Rivers Democratic Women - Regular Meeting - Dec. 21 at 5...
HSRC executive director calls for a spay/neuter law in Raleigh County
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — The executive director of the Humane Society of Raleigh County said on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, that there is a strong need for a spay and neuter law in Raleigh County. Brett Kees, the director, said that a number of owners do not get their pets neutered and that they then […]
City of Beckley to launch warming center
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A collaboration between multiple agencies, organizations, individuals, and representatives from the City of Beckley will launch a Warming Center in Beckley for those who need shelter to stay warm and safe during cold weather events. The Beckley Warming Center will open in the Fellowship Hall of the Beckley Community United […]
Dominic Collins Named Athlete of the Week in High School Football Semi-Finals
Discover the standout performances in the semi-final round of high school football playoffs. This week's athlete of the week, sponsored by Sheets Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, is Dominic Collins from Princeton. His exceptional performance included 330 receiving yards and five total touchdowns.
Planned road closure announced in Monroe County
MONROE COUNTY, WV (WVNS) — A road closure is planned for Hunter Springs Road in Monroe County for canopy cutting. Starting Monday, December 4, 2023 through Friday, December 8, 2023, County Route 23/7, Hunter Springs Road will be closed daily from milepost 0.0 to 1.62 from 7:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. due to canopy cutting. […]