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Scarbro man charged with Grand Larceny

PAGE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Scarbro man faces felony charges related to a stolen vehicle complaint in Fayette County. According to reports from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department, a June 14, 2022 stolen vehicle complaint saw deputies dispatched to the town of Page. Upon speaking with the owner...
SCARBRO, WV
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Michigan Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Drug Crime

BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Michigan man was sentenced to three years and one month in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for distribution of heroin. According to court documents, on February 13, 2020, William Pope, also known as “Shorty,” 47, of Detroit, sold a...
BECKLEY, WV
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Fayette County man charged for allegedly stealing car

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS)–A Fayette County man is in police custody after he was arrested for Grand Larceny. Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley reported that Nicholas Plum of Scarbro was taken into custody Saturday, July 2, 2022, as the result of a 3-week long investigation for a stolen car. The car was first reported stolen in […]
FAYETTE COUNTY, WV
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Celebrating America’s birthday in Alderson

ALDERSON, WV (WVNS)–The famed Alderson Independence Day Celebration is back. And it’s one of the largest celebrations of the entire year in the Mountain State. Folks come from all across West Virginia and beyond to celebrate America’s birthday. Briton Kirby, who’s on the committee for this event, has been creating memories for families for half […]
ALDERSON, WV

Beckley Man Sentenced to Prison for Fentanyl Crime

BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Eric Dale Mills, 45, of Beckley, was sentenced to five years in prison, to be followed by four years of supervised release, for possession with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing fentanyl. According to court documents and statements...
BECKLEY, WV

Fayette County man arrested on drug charges

PAGE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Page man is facing felony charges in Fayette County. Sheriff Mike Fridley provides the following information regarding this incident. In the late-night hours of June 30, 2022, deputies performed a traffic stop on Legends Highway for a minor traffic infraction. During the stop, a small quantity of heroin and fentanyl was found. Further investigation into where the narcotics came from gave deputies enough probable cause to obtain a search warrant for a residence on Logan Rd in Page. Deputies executed the search warrant where large amounts of heroin, methamphetamine, prescription pills, and marijuana were found, all packaged for sale. There were also multiple firearms in the residence where the owner is a convicted felon.
FAYETTE COUNTY, WV
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Staying safe while grilling or lighting fireworks

ALDERSON, WV (WVNS)–If you’re lighting fireworks or grilling out this weekend, make sure you’re staying safe. An estimated 11,500 Americans were hospitalized with fireworks-related injuries in 2021. Children should never be around lit fireworks without the supervision of a parent or guardian. And for those who like to grill out, make sure you’re using an […]
ALDERSON, WV

Beckley man sentenced to prison for possession and intent to sell fentanyl

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — A Beckley man is sentenced to prison for possession with intent to distribute a substance containing fentanyl, according to courts documents. Today, July 1, 2022, Eric Dale Mills, 45, of Beckley, was sentenced to five years in prison followed by four years of supervised release for possession with intent to distribute […]
BECKLEY, WV

Hinton Hometown Christmas raises money with Touch-A-Truck event

HINTON, WV (WVNS)–Residents in Hinton got an opportunity to look at the trucks emergency personnel drive. Parents and children came out to the Historic Freight Depot in Downtown Hinton to touch a truck.As many as 18 trucks joined the Hinton Fire Department and the Summers County Sheriff’s Department to help curious kids explore the vehicles […]
HINTON, 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

Alderson prepares for biggest 4th of July celebration in WV

ALDERSON, WV (WVNS) – Friday in Alderson, people are setting up tents, unpacking their instruments, and getting ready for the biggest fourth of July bash anywhere in the state of West Virginia. Karen Lobban, a lifelong Alderson resident and 4th of July committee member says the celebration has come a long way since she participated […]
ALDERSON, WV

Meadow River is a sleeper for anglers

The Meadow River currently is being touted among tourists as a feisty little stream that offers a medley of opportunities for both anglers and kayakers. The Meadow’s shaded summer pools keep fishermen coming back year after year, and its lower reaches attract a growing number of kayakers in spring when the stream kicks up its whitewater heels.
FAYETTEVILLE, WV
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Retro festival set for July 2 in Beckley

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS)– Beckley Events is offering a car show and evening with music, contests and prizes, Beckley Events Director Jill Moorefield said Friday, July 1, 2022. Moorefield said the show is at Jim Word Memorial Park on Saturday, July 2, 2022. A music group will perform, and prizes will be awarded to cars from […]

Alderson 4th of July Celebration event schedule

ALDERSON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Town of Alderson has put together an extensive schedule of events this year in celebration of the 4th of July. Things got started earlier in the week with the judging of the home and business decorating contest, for which winners were announced for four categories.
ALDERSON, WV

Fayetteville Heritage Festival returns

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) — If you are working on your plans for the long holiday weekend, the town of Fayetteville has you covered. The Fayetteville Heritage Festival kicked off Friday, July 1, 2022, with special events scheduled all the way through Monday night including a fireworks show. There’s fun for the whole family, with games, […]
FAYETTEVILLE, WV
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Fayette County man facing felony drug charges

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) — A man from Page, WV is facing felony drug charges after a traffic stop stop led deputies to a home filled with drugs. According to Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley, deputies pulled someone over on Legends Highway for a routine traffic violation. During the stop, deputies found a small amount of heroin and fentanyl. As the traffic stop went on, deputies were able to get an accurate description of where the drugs came from.
FAYETTE COUNTY, WV

Social Security Column: Celebrate your independence with Social Security

Every July, we take pride in celebrating our nation’s independence. For nearly 90 years, our programs have helped provide financial independence to millions of hardworking people. We have useful online tools like the Social Security Statement (Statement) and our benefits estimator tool that help people not yet receiving benefits. The Statement shows the benefits that you and your family may be entitled to with personalized fact sheets tailored to your age and earnings situation. The benefits estimator tool allows you to get estimates based on different ages you want to begin receiving benefits. These tools...
HINTON, WV
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