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Mother charged with child neglect out of Mercer County

PRINCETON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A mother is facing child neglect charges after refusing to get her child medical attention which puts the child at risk of severe bodily injury or death. According to detectives, a Princeton officer responded to Princeton Community Hospital Emergency Room, where an ER physician advised...
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Innagural Princeton Hotdog Eating Contest winner downs 13 hotdogs

PRINCETON, WV (WVNS)– The winner of the first Fourth of July Hotdog Eating Contest at Honeycutt Stadium in Princeton gulped down 13 franks and buns on Monday, July 4. Each contestant had a bucket of hotdogs on buns. They had 10 minutes to eat to the bottom.Event organizers kept plenty of water on hand. Sully […]
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Happy Birthday Bill Withers – Born on this day in Slab Fork

WEST VIRGINIA (LOOTPRESS) – William Harrison Withers Jr. was an American singer/songwriter whose legacy only continues to grow each year following his 2020 passing. A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, Withers’ timeless hits such as “Ain’t No Sunshine” and “Lean on Me” continue to resonate with listeners half a century after the fact.
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Whistlepigs take on River Turtles for Fourth of July showdown

PRINCETON, WV (WVNS)– There’s no more all-American place to spend the Fourth of July than the baseball field, watching America’s game. That is just what Princeton Whistlepig fans did for the Fourth of July. They headed to Honeycutt Field in Princeton on Monday to watch the Whistlepigs play the River Turtles. One Whistlepigs fan has […]
PRINCETON, WV

Michigan Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Drug Crime

BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Michigan man was sentenced to three years and one month in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for distribution of heroin. According to court documents, on February 13, 2020, William Pope, also known as “Shorty,” 47, of Detroit, sold a...
BECKLEY, WV

Beckley Man Sentenced to Prison for Fentanyl Crime

BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Eric Dale Mills, 45, of Beckley, was sentenced to five years in prison, to be followed by four years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing fentanyl. According to court documents and statements...
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New program maps out scenic drives for tourists in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — Start your engine and cue “Country Roads." Motorists looking for a scenic drive to explore West Virginia now have maps to follow. Capitol Circle is the newest addition to the West Virginia Mountain Rides program, a partnership between the state’s tourism and transportation departments to showcase the natural beauty of the Mountain State.
CHARLESTON, WV

Beckley man sentenced to prison for possession and intent to sell fentanyl

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — A Beckley man is sentenced to prison for possession with intent to distribute a substance containing fentanyl, according to courts documents. Today, July 1, 2022, Eric Dale Mills, 45, of Beckley, was sentenced to five years in prison followed by four years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute […]
BECKLEY, WV
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Sophia Junior League wins District 4 title

The Sophia Junior League team defeated Central Greenbrier 13-3 Friday night to earn a berth in the state tournament. Tied 2-2 after an inning, Sophia plated six runs in the top of the second, never looking back. Ethan Hontz led the way for Sophia with a 4-for-5 showing at the...
SOPHIA, WV
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