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Yeager Airport lowers flags for award-winning pilot

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — West Virginia International Yeager Airport is lowering its flags to half staff to honor Marine Corps Veteran and pilot Benny Mallory, who passed away Monday evening. He was 91. Mallory founded the Mallory Airport in South Charleston and was an award-winning pilot and instructor. Mallory is said to have trained over […]
SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV
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Kanawha County officials honor the life of late aviator Benny Mallory

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — Kanawha County officials honored the late Benny Mallory Saturday. Flags at the courthouse and West Virginia International Yeager Airport were lowered to half-staff. Mallory was a veteran, an award-winning pilot and the founder of Mallory Airport in South Charleston. The Mallory Airport hosted a memorial...
KANAWHA COUNTY, WV
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Cause of Pomeroy fire under investigation

POMEROY, OH (WOWK) – Officials are investigating the cause of a house fire in Pomeroy yesterday afternoon, according to the Pomeroy Fire Department. The PFD says multiple departments responded to the fire that broke out at a home on Wetzgall Street just before 4 p.m. Thursday, June 23, 2022. Officials say heavy smoke was coming […]
POMEROY, OH

Ona Fire Department offering summer volunteer opportunities

ONA, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Ona Volunteer Fire Department announced Monday that it would be accepting volunteers for assistance with various tasks at the station over the summer. The announcement specified that high school students looking to complete their community service hours were welcome to reach out for the...
ONA, WV

Ripley prepares for annual 4th of July events

RIPLEY, WV (WOWK) – Ripley’s 4th of July Celebration returns this year with festivities beginning next week. According to the Ripley Convention & Visitors Bureau events for the town’s annual Independence Day celebration begin Wednesday, June 29, and will run through Friday, July 8. Ripley Mayor Carolyn Rader says the events include free concerts, a […]
RIPLEY, WV
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Tractor-trailer crash temporarily closes northbound I-77 lanes

SISSONVILLE, W.Va. (WCHS) — A tractor-trailer crash blocked northbound lanes of Interstate 77 near Sissonville Friday morning. The crash was reported about 7 a.m. near the 106 mile marker, according to Metro 911. No injuries were reported. The Sissonville Fire Department said the crash is just south of the...
SISSONVILLE, WV
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Portion of I-64 reopens following semi fire

KANAWHA COUNTY WSAZ) - Westbound lanes of I-64 near Dunbar have reopened after emergency crews knocked out a vehicle fire. KANAWHA COUNTY WSAZ) - A portion of I-64 is blocked by emergency officials Friday morning after the wheels of a tractor trailer caught fire, 911 dispatchers report. Two of three...
KANAWHA COUNTY, WV
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St. Albans Heritage Festival Planned to Celebrate 150 Years

Celebrate St. Albans’ 150th birthday at the St. Albans Heritage Festival on Saturday, August 6th, from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm at Old Main Plaza in St. Albans. This fun-filled event will include local live music, food and beverage vendors, arts and crafts on Main Street, and a car show taking place at the nearby Loop.
SAINT ALBANS, WV
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Milton police make arrest after vehicle pursuit reaches speeds exceeding 100 mph

CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — Police in Cabell County reported making an arrest after a vehicle pursuit reached speeds exceeding 100 mph. Jacob Egnor, 22, of Sumerco, is facing charges of fleeing with reckless indifference, driving with a revoked license for DUI and using defective equipment, according to a social media post from the Milton Police Department.
CABELL COUNTY, WV
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Generation Next — Zack Statler, 32, United Bank market president (South Market)

A West Virginia native raised in Hurricane, Zack Statler has an entrepreneurial mindset in everything he does. Upon graduating from West Virginia University in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in business, he launched his banking and finance career in 2015 at United Bank in Dunbar, West Virginia, serving as a commercial loans operations specialist.
DUNBAR, WV
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Woman sentenced to prison for sex with minor

A Willow Wood woman has been sentenced to four and half years in prison after pleading guilty to sex with a minor. On Tuesday, Jodi Rae Ridenour, 35, 1490 County Road 64, Willow Wood, plead guilty to one count of third-degree felony unlawful sexual conduct with a minor in the Lawrence County Common Pleas Court of Judge Andrew Ballard.
WILLOW WOOD, OH

Jefferson Road widening project update: work continues on schedule

JEFFERSON COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A project to widen Jefferson Road to five lanes between US 60 in South Charleston and Corridor G is on schedule and making good progress. “The bulk of the work right now is concentrated on the new bridge over the Kanawha Turnpike,” said Jason Hamilton, P.E., area construction engineer for West Virginia Division of Highways District 1.
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