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Raleigh County man sentenced for mine equipment theft

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — A Raleigh County man was sentenced on Wednesday to two years and six months in prison and three years of supervised release for helping steal specialized equipment at a mine located in Boone and Lincoln counties. According to the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia, 51-year-old Charles […]
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Cougars looking for experience during three-week period

SHINNSTON, W.Va – The Lincoln Cougars boys basketball team must replace six seniors from a squad that finished 9-12 last season and head coach Jordan Toth is using this three-week summer practice period to build chemistry and mix up his team’s style a little bit. “We’re really trying to implement the style that we want […]
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Smoke alarm saves firefighter during house fire

LINCOLN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Smoke alarms save lives; just ask Rocky Webb of Lincoln County. The West Hamlin Volunteer Fire Department lieutenant was awakened out of a sound sleep just before 5 a.m. Tuesday by one of his smoke detectors. Then he saw the smoke and flames. The fire...
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Two Sentenced to Prison for Roles in Destruction of Energy Facility

CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Two men were sentenced to prison today for aiding and abetting the destruction of an energy facility, a known mine located across Boone and Lincoln counties. Christopher Priestley, 44, of Boone County, was sentenced to one year in prison while Earnest Wriston, 56, of Ohio, was sentenced to two years in prison. Both face three years of supervised release after their prison terms.
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Lincoln looks to capitalize on momentum from eight-win season

SHINNSTON, W.Va. — Coming off their fourth season with at least eight wins in the 45-year history of the school, Lincoln is carrying a great deal of momentum into the 2022 season. A new locker room is part of a significant upgrade at Stydahar Field and veteran head coach Rob Hawkins has welcomed back plenty of familiar faces from a team that went 8-3 and earned the No. 4 seed in the Class AA playoffs.
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