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Couple faces malicious wounding, kidnapping charges

GILBERT — A local man and woman are facing malicious wounding and kidnapping charges, according to criminal complaints filed in Mingo County Magistrate Court. According to the complaints, a trooper responded to a kidnapping complaint July 10 in Gilbert. Once on the scene, the officer was told that a victim had been transported to Logan Regional Medical Center.
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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.
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Raleigh County authorities investigating fatal wreck

RALEIGH COUNTY, W.Va. — The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal wreck that happened Monday in the community of Bolt. According to authorities, Randall Z. Bower was driving a utility terrain vehicle when he stopped at the intersection of state Route 99 and Bolt Road. As Bower was turning left onto state Route 99, an oncoming Nissan Rogue struck the UTV. Bower was ejected from the vehicle; he was not wearing a seat belt at the time.

Florida woman killed in Raleigh County crash

FAIRDALE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – On 8/09/2022, Susan Flint of N. Miami Beach, Florida was driving a 2006 Honda Accord traveling west in the 1200 block of WV Route 99 – Bolt Road, Fairdale, WV. A loaded coal transport truck was traveling east on the same roadway. Preliminary findings...
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1983 WHS AA State Championship basketball team honored

WILLIAMSON — Members of the 1983 Williamson High School basketball team were back in town this past weekend as they were honored for winning the AA State Championship. The recognition came as a part of the WHS Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and 25th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Mountaineer Hotel.
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Pirates play first tune-up game against Raceland

GOODY, Ky. — Football officially returned to Haywood Stadium this past Friday night as the defending Class AAA champion Belfry Pirates hosted Raceland in their first scrimmage of the 2022 season. The Pirates are set to play another scrimmage this Friday night at Perry County Central before opening the regular season at home on Friday, Aug. 19, against 5A Pulaski County in the ARH Bowl.

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 […]
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Women’s Club marks 95 years of service in Williamson

WILLIAMSON — The Mingo County Commission proclaimed August as Williamson Woman’s Club month in honor of the group’s 95th anniversary. Leigh Ann Ray, a member of the Williamson Woman’s Club since 2004, said the club was formed in August 1927.

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 […]
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Mine Wars Museum representative visits Matewan Library

MATEWAN — The Matewan Public Library had a special guest at their Aug. 2 Summer Reading at the UMWA Hall in Matewan. Mine Wars Museum representative Wilma Steele told the story and the meaning of the red bandana to the children. Steele also gave each child a red bandana,...
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Batausa reflects on Vol State 500k

WILLIAMSON — When looking back on the Vol State 500k, Alexis Batausa had one word repeatedly come to mind — journey. For Batausa, he said this journey was seemingly split into two parts: the start of the race with two other locals by his side, and the completion of the race with a complete stranger who quickly became a friend and strong ally.

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...