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Pickaway Emergency Crews Battle Rough Terrain to Save Homeless Person

Pickaway – Pickaway county battled rough terrain after a call for help came of a person overdosing in the woods. On Thursday, June 30th the 911 came in of a man that was overdosing and not breathing in the area of the Scioto River and US-23. The area is a known homeless encampment. One of the main issues with the encampment is that there are no access roads and getting to someone who needs immediate help is difficult.
PICKAWAY, WV
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Michigan man sentenced to prison for drug crime

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — A Michigan man was sentenced to three years and one month in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for distribution of heroin today, July 1, 2022. According to court documents, on February 13, 2020, William ‘Shorty’ Pope, 47, Detroit, sold an undercover cop heroin at a trailer where Pope […]
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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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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...
BECKLEY, WV

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

Hinton Hometown Christmas raises money with Touch-A-Truck event

HINTON, WV (WVNS)–Residents in Hinton got an opportunity to look at the trucks emergency personnel drive. Parents and children came out to the Historic Freight Depot in Downtown Hinton to touch a truck.As many as 18 trucks joined the Hinton Fire Department and the Summers County Sheriff’s Department to help curious kids explore the vehicles […]
HINTON, WV
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Fayette County man arrested on drug charges

PAGE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Page man is facing felony charges in Fayette County. Sheriff Mike Fridley provides the following information regarding this incident. In the late-night hours of June 30, 2022, deputies performed a traffic stop on Legends Highway for a minor traffic infraction. During the stop, a small quantity of heroin and fentanyl was found. Further investigation into where the narcotics came from gave deputies enough probable cause to obtain a search warrant for a residence on Logan Rd in Page. Deputies executed the search warrant where large amounts of heroin, methamphetamine, prescription pills, and marijuana were found, all packaged for sale. There were also multiple firearms in the residence where the owner is a convicted felon.
FAYETTE COUNTY, WV

Alderson prepares for biggest 4th of July celebration in WV

ALDERSON, WV (WVNS) – Friday in Alderson, people are setting up tents, unpacking their instruments, and getting ready for the biggest fourth of July bash anywhere in the state of West Virginia. Karen Lobban, a lifelong Alderson resident and 4th of July committee member says the celebration has come a long way since she participated […]
ALDERSON, WV
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State Fair of W.Va. announces winner of 2022 art contest

FAIRLEA, W.Va. (WVVA) -Ashley Wheeler, from Shady Springs, WV, has been announced as the winner of the First Annual State Fair of West Virginia Official Art Contest. Her artwork titled “Lucky Duck” will be featured as the official print of the State Fair and will be available for purchase at the State Fair merchandise booth at the 97th Annual Event, August 11-20, 2022.
FAIRLEA, WV
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Retro festival set for July 2 in Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS)– Beckley Events is offering a car show and evening with music, contests and prizes, Beckley Events Director Jill Moorefield said Friday, July 1, 2022. Moorefield said the show is at Jim Word Memorial Park on Saturday, July 2, 2022. A music group will perform, and prizes will be awarded to cars from […]
BECKLEY, WV

Alderson 4th of July Celebration event schedule

ALDERSON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Town of Alderson has put together an extensive schedule of events this year in celebration of the 4th of July. Things got started earlier in the week with the judging of the home and business decorating contest, for which winners were announced for four categories.
ALDERSON, WV

Fayetteville Heritage Festival returns

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) — If you are working on your plans for the long holiday weekend, the town of Fayetteville has you covered. The Fayetteville Heritage Festival kicked off Friday, July 1, 2022, with special events scheduled all the way through Monday night including a fireworks show. There’s fun for the whole family, with games, […]
FAYETTEVILLE, WV

Semi blocking traffic along Route 3

GLEN DANIEL. WV (LOOTPRESS) – Highway traffic through the Glen Daniel area along Route 3 is experiencing disruption due to what appears to be a semi truck stretched across both travel lanes. A significant area has been sectioned off by local authorities, and the striking flashes of fire engine...
GLEN DANIEL, WV

Prep Football: PikeView looks to keep moving forward in 2022

Richwood – Building a winning tradition in football is never easy and often a lengthy process. Mix in a nationwide pandemic and that task becomes even more difficult. Unfortunately, those were the cards that PikeView head coach Jason Spears was dealt when he took over in 2019, so it should come as no surprise that the main goal last season for the Panthers was to somehow find a sense of normalcy.
RICHWOOD, WV

After a long journey, ‘Ascenders’ find a home in the Greenbrier Valley

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – As a member of Ascend West Virginia’s second class, Benjamin Isenberg is one of Greenbrier County’s newest residents. However, the unconventional path which brought Ben and his family to the Mountain State was somewhat less beaten than most. After spending more than a year traveling our nation’s roads in search of a […] The post After a long journey, ‘Ascenders’ find a home in the Greenbrier Valley appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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