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Fatal UTV crash reported in Raleigh County

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – On 8/08/2022, Randall Z. Bower, of Bolt, WV was driving a 2020 CF MOTO CF500 UTV traveling south on Fairview School Road at the intersection WV Route 99 – Bolt Road, Fairdale, WV. A 2013 Nissan Rouge was traveling west on WV Route 99 – Bolt Road.
RALEIGH COUNTY, WV
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Fatal UTV crash on Bolt Rd. sends driver flying

FAIRDALE, WV (WVNS) – An accident involving a UTV on Bolt Road earlier yesterday, August 8, 2022, sent the victim flying out of the vehicle. He later died from injuries sustained during the accident. On Monday, August 8, 2022, Randall Z. Bower, of Bolt, was reportedly driving a UTV travelingsouth on Fairview School Road at […]
FAIRDALE, WV
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Bolt Road back open after earlier closure

UPDATE: Tuesday, August 9, 2022: FAIRDALE, WV (WVNS) — Bolt Road in Fairdale is back open after an earlier car accident. At this time, no injuries were confirmed. Drivers are asked to remain cautious when driving through the area. Stick with 59News for more updates. RHODELL, WV (WVNS) — Bolt Road in Fairdale is closed […]
FAIRDALE, WV
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One dead following collision on Bolt Road

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (WVVA) - One is dead after collision on Bolt Road in Fairdale, West Virginia. A car collided with semi-truck near Maple Meadow Mining Road at 2:30 on Tuesday morning. Jan Care Ambulance, Trap Hill volunteer Fire Department and Lester Volunteer Fire Department and Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.
FAIRDALE, WV
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Mine repair shop donates $42,000 for scholarships for welding students

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (WCHS) — A mine repair shop has donated $42,000 to support three associate degree scholarships for welding students at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College. Ronnie and Diana Barnett of Mining Repair Specialists recently donated the money to the Southern Foundation to fund the scholarships, according...
WILLIAMSON, WV
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Two people die in separate crashes in Raleigh County

RALEIGH COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — Raleigh County deputies said a woman was killed when her vehicle collided with a coal truck, and a man died in a separate crash after he was ejected from a utility terrain vehicle. Susan Flint of Miami Beach, Fla., died in a wreck involving...
RALEIGH COUNTY, WV
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TSA catches loaded firearm during security screening at Yeager Airport

CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Mingo County, W.Va., man was cited by police after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Yeager Airport caught a loaded handgun in the man’s carry-on bag on Monday, August 8. The .380 caliber handgun was loaded with five bullets. The carry-on bag also contained an additional gun magazine with five more bullets.
MINGO COUNTY, WV
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HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER: Belfry girls cruise in season opener

Belfry’s Myra Bevins scored her first of four goals in the opening minute and the Lady Pirates went on to beat Shelby Valley, 13-0, in the season opener for both teams at Massey Energy Soccer Complex on Monday night. Zoey Caudill also net four goals while Bailey McCoy scored...
BELFRY, KY
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LAWRENCE COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL DEFEATS BELFRY 30-6 IN DOMINATING PERFORMANCE

LOUISA, Ky. — The LC Middle School Bulldogs faced the reigning state champion Belfry Pirates on Thursday for their first scrimmage of the year. The Bulldogs held Belfry to just a few first downs and the defense racked up 5 sacks against the Pirates. The offensive line was dominant with the Bulldogs racking up over 200 yards and 3 touchdowns on the ground. The passing game went 7-10 with over 150 yards and one touchdown through the air. There were no sacks or QB hurries. The offensive line is led by Ethan Preece, Chandler Preece, Cameron Castle, Colbie Prince, Cameron Vanhoose, and Hayden Thomas.
BELFRY, KY
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Flood recovery continues in local communities

WILLIAMSON — Flood recovery efforts are continuing in Mingo County and across eastern Kentucky following multiple flash flooding events. Williamson Mayor Charlie Hatfield recently posted resources for businesses to the city’s Facebook page. He said he plans to post more resources for those impacted by the flooding on July 26 or Aug. 1 in the coming weeks as information becomes available.
MINGO COUNTY, WV
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Locals slam plan to build homeless encampment in Miami park

MIAMI (TND) — City commissioners in Miami voted last month to allow an encampment of 50 - 100 “tiny homes” for homeless people to be developed on Virginia Key Beach Park, a place where many locals enjoy recreational activities. The encampment will reportedly be set up at...
MIAMI, WV
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Soccer seasons get under way this week at Belfry

GOODY, Ky. — The fall sports seasons at Belfry High School officially gets under way this week with the first regular season game of the 2022-2023 school year. The Belfry Lady Pirate soccer squad coached by Donna Smith will play the first game of the new school year against Shelby Valley on Monday, Aug. 8, at home.
BELFRY, KY
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W.VA. Truckers collect donations for K.Y. flooding victims

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - In an effort to help the people affected by the flooding in Kentucky, two companies are partnering to collect and deliver supplies. The West Virginia Trucking Association has partnered with XPO Logistics for their Helping Neighbors Campaign. They will be collecting bottled water, cleaning supplies, personal...
WILLIAMSTOWN, WV
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