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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...
PRINCETON, WV
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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 […]
PRINCETON, WV
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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.
SLAB FORK, WV

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
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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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Pulaski celebrates holiday with 7-3 win in Princeton

The Pulaski River Turtles celebrated Independence Day by beating Princeton today on the road, 7-3. The River Turtles and the rest of the Appalachian League are off for the next two days. Pulaski returns home on Thursday to host the Burlington Sock Puppets.
PULASKI, VA
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Ridge Runners rip State Liners, 22-2

BRISTOL, Va. – Haydn McGeary of the Bluefield Ridge Runners hammered a prodigious 408-feet home run in the first inning of Saturday night’s Appalachian League game against the Bristol State Liners. That turned out to be just the beginning of a miserable evening for the home team at...
BRISTOL, VA
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Bluefield State finally becomes a University

BLUEFIELD, WV (WVNS) — One Historically Black College is upgrading its status. After a week-long celebration to commemorate the new transition at B-State, it’s finally happened. July 1, 2022, marks the first day of Bluefield State as a University. A faculty and staff luncheon was held at the Student Center to wrap up all of […]
BLUEFIELD, WV

City of Welch celebrate Independence Day with weekend Beach Bash

WELCH, WV (WVNS) — The City of Welch is extending an invitation to celebrate Independence Day with them this Saturday, July 2, 2022, at their Coal Town Beach Bash! The Beach Bash will be held at the Martha H. Moore Park and festivities start at 6 pm Food vendors, live music, fireworks, bounce houses and […]
WELCH, WV
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