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Ronald “Bud “ Kimberlin, Sr., 62, of Prichard, W.Va.

Ronald “Bud “ Kimberlin, Sr. went to be with his Lord and Savior on June30, 2022 at his home in Prichard, WV. Bud was born on March 16, 1960 in Lawrence County, KY, the son of Quinn Stanley and Emily Faye Workman. He was preceded in death by both parents and one sister, Mary Alice Payett.
Picture for Ronald “Bud “ Kimberlin, Sr., 62, of Prichard, W.Va.

West Virginia woman arrested after saying “This is ‘Jackass, This is kick a kid.” and dropkicking child on video

A Huntington woman was arrested for child abuse after she videotaped herself kicking a minor and causing bruises. According to the criminal complaint, Staci Lynn Burgy, 28, of Cabell County, was at a Huntington residence when someone filmed her saying “This is ‘Jackass.’ This is kick a kid.” She then allegedly jumps into the air and kicked the child in the side, also known as a dropkick.

King’s Daughters introduces Aquablation Therapy

King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Ky., announced today that it is the first in Kentucky to offer Aquablation therapy for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The first procedures were performed Wednesday, June 22, 2022. BPH, or an enlarged prostate, is...
Ironton Tribune

ILL All-Stars win yet another close game to advance

The Ironton Little League 11-12-year-old All-Stars never met a close game they didn’t like. Ironton won another close game on Monday morning by avenging an earlier loss to Minford as the ILL won 3-2. During the District 11 tournament, Ironton beat Portsmouth West 13-0, Rock Hill 2-1, lost 4-2...
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Attorney for Huntington, Cabell County: Appeal of judgment a possibility

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — An attorney representing the city of Huntington and Cabell County in their trial against three drug wholesalers said the legal team is reviewing the possibility of challenging a recent decision against the municipalities. U.S. District Judge David Faber on Monday issued a judgment siding with AmerisourceBergen...

Marine Corps honors last surviving WWII Medal of Honor recipient

The West Virginia State Memorial services for Hershel ‘Woody” Williams took place at the State Culture Center Theater, July 3, 2022. Memorial and honors services started the day prior with a procession from the Beard Mortuary in Huntington to the State Capitol. Woody lay in state at the State Capitol Rotunda for public viewing July 2 - 3, where family, friends, and people from all over the country came to pay their respects.

WINNERS UPDATED IN 4TH OF JULY CONTESTS: Contest Winners for Bicentennial Celebration on Saturday July 2, 2022 Announced…

Contest Winners for Bicentennial Celebration on Saturday July 2, 2022 Announced…. We have received the winners for several events at The Bicentennial Fourth of July Celebration on Saturday July 2, 2022 at Main Stage. The Eating Contests were as follows:. Hotdog Eating Contest Winner was Darren Ferguson from Fort Gay,...

US drug distributors prevail in $2.5 billion West Virginia opioid case

Major U.S. drug distributors McKesson Corp, AmerisourceBergen Corp and Cardinal Health Inc are not responsible for fueling an opioid epidemic in a part of West Virginia, a federal judge ruled on Monday. U.S. District Judge David Faber rejected efforts by the city of Huntington and Cabell County to force the...

WV Governor Jim Justice to appeal denial of federal flood assistance

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said he plans to appeal a ruling that denied federal assistance for flooding in three counties. Justice said Tuesday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency ruled that May 6 storm damage was not severe enough to qualify for assistance in Cabell, Putnam and Roane counties.
Ironton Tribune

Gue chosen as South Point superintendent

The South Point Board of Education voted on Wednesday to choose a new superintendent. The board hired Sam Gue, the principal of Rock Hill High School, to fill the position being vacated by Mark Christian, who is retiring as superintendent at the end of the month, having served in the position since 2013.

Plastic and reconstructive surgeon Phillip Lackey, M.D., joins King’s Daughters medical staff

ASHLAND – King’s Daughters is pleased to welcome plastic and reconstructive surgeon Phillip Lackey, M.D., to its medical staff beginning July 11. Dr. Lackey joins plastic and reconstructive surgeon W. Bryan Rogers III, M.D., at KDMS Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Suite 105, 617 23rd St., Ashland, Ky. He will also see patients at King’s Daughters Medical Specialties, 1729 Kinneys Lane, Suite 202, Portsmouth.
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Marshall notebook: HMDA donates land for site of future Herd baseball stadium

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The financial and logistical issues for Marshall University’s long-discussed baseball facility are continuing to improve this summer. Just a week after the university’s Board of Governors approved construction of a baseball stadium on land at 2nd Avenue and 22nd Street adjacent to the university’s softball complex, Huntington’s Municipal Development Authority has agreed to donate nearly four acres of land for the actual site of the future park.

Drug distributors win key federal opioid trial in hard-hit West Virginia county

A federal judge in West Virginia sided with three major U.S. drug distributors on Monday, ruling that the drug companies can't be held responsible for the addiction epidemic in Cabell County after flooding the are with opioids. U.S. District Judge David Faber issued his 184-page ruling nearly a year after lawyers for Cabell County and the drug companies — AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health, and McKesson — concluded a three-month bench trial in Faber's court.

King’s Daughters hosting free sports physical clinic on July 8

ASHLAND – King’s Daughters Orthopedics and Sports Medicine will host its final free sports physical clinic of the summer in Ashland on Friday, July 8. Physicals will be held 8 a.m. to noon at King’s Daughters Parking Lot J, Central Avenue and 25th Street, and are open to student athletes ages 13 to 19.