Logan County, WVMetro News

Woman arrested after allegedly breaking into homes in Logan County

HEWETT, W.Va. — Police in Logan County arrested a woman Friday after she allegedly broke into four residences near the community of Hewett. A deputy found Joanie Sturgell, 35, inside the fourth residence on Isom Branch Road. According to the Logan County Sheriff’s Department, “Each residence Ms. Sturgell entered, she...
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Woman breaks into four homes, damages police cruiser

LOGAN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A woman was arrested by deputies Friday for breaking into four homes in Logan County. While on the way to Isom Branch Road, deputies were informed by Logan County 911 that Joanie Sturgell had broken into three homes yelling that people were trying to kill her.
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Kentucky Statewymt.com

KSP: Two women sought as part of ongoing investigation

PIKE COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 9 are asking for help identifying two women sought as part of an ongoing investigation. They say the women are being sought for questioning in relation to an ongoing investigation in the South Williamson community. Anyone with any information...
Mingo County, WVPosted by
Mingo Messenger

Sammons resigns at Mingo Central

Mingo Central’s coach Josh Sammons resigned as head football coach last week. Sammons took over for Joey Fields in 2018. Sammons served as head coach for three seasons atop Miner Mountain. In that time, he compiled an 18-8 record. Last season, the Miners only got to play three games because...
Mcdowell County, WVPosted by
NBC News

'All the water's bad': In McDowell County, you have to get creative to find safe drinking water

BRADSHAW, W.Va. — Every week, Burlyn Cooper parks on the edge of a winding two-lane road, unloads a dozen plastic jugs from the trunk of his car, and uses a hose to fill them with the spring water that drips from a mountain's exposed rock face. For Cooper and many of his neighbors, the mountain's runoff is their most reliable, and trusted, source of drinking water.
Wyoming County, WVwoay.com

Arson suspect waives right to preliminary hearing; grand jury to decide on indictment

PINEVILLE, WV (WOAY) – A Wyoming county woman has waived her right to a preliminary hearing for attempted murder and arson. Bridget Avonelle Cozort was living in a home with two other women before being told to move out May 21. The next day she allegedly set fire to the living room curtains before leaving the home. The two women were able to leave in time and firefighters contained the flames to the one room.
Boone County, WVwchstv.com

Boone deputies: Driver who fled officers at more than 100 mph faces charges

BOONE COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — A driver who deputies said fled at speeds at more than 100 mph on U.S. 119 in Boone County faces charges. Hunter Gillispie, 22, of Julian was arrested Thursday on charges of felony fleeing in a vehicle and driving with a revoked/suspended operator’s, according to a news release from the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.
Williamson, WVPosted by
Mingo Messenger

Babe Ruth league action rolls on in Williamson

The 2021 season for Williamson’s Babe Ruth League continued on Monday evening at Brother Reid Park. Two games took place in West Williamson on Monday evening with the Mariners and Cubs tying 13-13 and the Miners defeating the Tug Valley Giants by a final score of 14-4. Kermit also held...
Gary, WVPosted by
Gary Post

Gary events calendar

1. Bluefield Farmers Market; 2. Cole H-D Night at the BALLPARK!; 3. Kräuterwanderung; 4. First fridays Tazewell virginia; 5. Momma Mac 5K For Judah;
Gary, WVPosted by
Gary Post

Gary Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Gary: Saturday, June 19: Chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Sunday, June 20: Slight chance of rain showers then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of
Mcdowell County, WVwoay.com

Dispatchers confirm train derailment in McDowell County

McDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – A train is derailed in McDowell County. Details are very limited, but dispatch confirms that a Norfolk Southern train derailed this afternoon in the area. We reached out to Norfolk Southern for more information, but have not yet heard back from them. Stay with us...
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Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament heads into its final day with fishermen looking to rally

A quiet afternoon at the Big Rock Landing set up an interesting scenario for the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament’s final day on Saturday, as only a small percentage of the registered boats have the chance to go back out and fight for one of the top three blue marlin spots. Even though plenty of tourists were milling around the Morehead City waterfront hoping to see a massive marlin, most of ...
Charleston, WVWSAZ

Commission approves broadband infrastructure expansion project

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The Public Service Commission of West Virginia has approved a plan for a broadband infrastructure project in Logan and Mingo Counties. The plan was submitted in January by Appalachian Power and Wheeling Power. The PSC also approved cost recovery for the estimated $61.3 million investment, which...