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Three prison employees indicted in Kentucky

LONDON, KY (WOWK) — Three Bureau of Prisons employees at Big Sandy Penitentiary were indicted on Thursday for federal civil rights violations.          The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky alleges that in April 2021, Samuel Patrick and Clinton Pauley assaulted an inmate in the lieutenant’s office at Big Sandy. Kevin Pearce and a […]
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SBA volunteers ready to help Pike County flood victims

The Pike County Emergency Management Director is reminding homeowners, renters, and businesses in Belfry affected by the flooding in January that you can apply for help with cleaning and rebuilding from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The EMD Director says SBA workers have set up a Kentucky Disaster Loan Outreach...
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CLASS AA REGIONAL TOURNAMENT: Logan punches ticket to state tourney

Logan completed its comeback with a 4-1 win over Sissonville in the Class AA, Region IV baseball tournament played at Roger Gertz Field on Thursday night. The Wildcats, now 26-8, had to win back-to-back games after dropping the best of three series opener. Jake Ramey had two singles and drove...
LOGAN, WV

Murder investigation leads to third arrest

A third arrest has been made in connection with the March 31 shooting death of a Delbarton woman. On May 23, Brittany Garlock, of Rockhouse Creek Road in Delbarton, was arrested in Kanawha County on charges of first-degree murder and of accessory after the fact. The warrant for her arrest was executed on May 20 by Mingo County Magistrate Jim Harvey.
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Third person faces charges in woman’s murder

MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A third person has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of Teresa Harmon in Mingo County in March, investigators said Wednesday. The Mingo County Sheriff’s Office say Brittany Garlock was arrested in Charleston. She faces a charge for accessory after the fact.
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Wyoming County park sees new improvements

OCEANA, WV (WVNS)– One local town in Wyoming County is making improvements to the town park. The Town of Oceana received $530,000 from the American Rescue Plan given to the town in two different installments.  The first installment of $265,000 went to improve Gilliand Park.  The town paved the basketball and tennis courts, as well […]
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Mingo County man accused of assaulting government employee

MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — Deputies in Mingo County reported arresting a Delbarton man in North Matewan on Wednesday. Rush Dials, 34, was charged with assault of a government employee and brandishing a deadly weapon, according to a social media post from the Mingo County Sheriff’s Office. Dials...
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MSHA says mine operator negligent prior to worker’s death

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Mine Safety and Health Administration says a Logan County underground mine operator “engaged in aggravated conduct constituting more than ordinary negligence” prior to the death of a maintenance worker who crashed his electric utility vehicle back in November. Brian Wallen, 49, an assistant...
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Lincoln County man with Alzheimer’s found

UPDATE (1:25 a.m. on Thursday, May 26): West Virginia State Police say that Mr. Adkins has been found. ALKOL, WV (WOWK) – West Virginia State Police are asking for the public’s help finding a Lincoln County, West Virginia man reported missing and facing several medical conditions. A Silver...
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