Nicholas County, WV

The Register-Herald

Valentine battles through injury for another run at states

There was a time when people thought Isaiah Valentine would never run track again. That was far from true. He didn't miss a meet this season and plans on continuing to run at the next level. But before that chapter opens, one will close this Friday. The Shady Spring senior...
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Kyle Brooks Groves

KYLE BROOKS GROVES, 78, of Canvas, WV passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, May 30, 2021 in the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital at Lexington, KY. Born April 22, 1943 at Canvas, he was a son of the late Kyle and Fae Goans Groves. He...
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Andover Townsman

Prep softball roundup: Shady Spring, Oak Hill stave off elimination

Shady Spring fell behind 2-0 in the top of the first inning but scored six runs over the next three and defeated Nicholas County 9-2 Thursday in the Class AA Region 3, Section 2 tournament. The win sends Shady Spring to the championship game. The Tigers will visit Independence today...
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Point wins Frank Young Memorial

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. — A solid showing headed into the postseason. The Point Pleasant track and field teams came away with top honors in both the boys and girls meets on Friday at the 2021 Frank Young Memorial held at Nicholas County High School. The Black Knights and Lady Knights both...
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Seneca Soccer teams compete in tourney

ELKINS — The Seneca Soccer teams recently had a strong showing at the Lorenzen Cup hosted by Nicholas County Youth Soccer. The Seneca U12 boys team, coached by Scott Cutright, won their age group with a record of 3-0-1. The U12 girls team, coached by Travis Fletcher, finished as runners-up,...
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Charges upgraded to murder for Nicholas County shooting suspect

NICHOLAS COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – Charges have been upgraded to murder for a suspect in a shooting that happened earlier this week, the Nicholas County Sheriff’s Office said. Ricky Eugene Kincaid, 59, faces murder charges in the death of James Albert Fitzwater II, who was 47, deputies say. Fitzwater passed...

Nicholas County man arrested for alleged attempted murder and malicious wounding

GILBOA, WV (WOAY) – A Nicholas County man is behind bars on attempted murder, wanton endangerment and malicious wounding. According to the Nicholas County Sheriff’s Office, on Tuesday, May 19, Ricky Kincaid allegedly got into a physical altercation with a man on Hutchinson Branch Rd. in Gilboa. Kincaid allegedly produced...
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Man charged in Nicholas County shooting

GILBOA, W.Va. — A Nicholas County man is charged with shooting another man during a fight that happened Tuesday in the community of Gilboa. Deputies allege Ricky Kincaid, 59, shot James Fitzwater,47, at a residence on Hutchinson Branch Road. Fitzwater was flown by helicopter to Ruby Memorial Hospital. Kincaid is...

Man charged with attempted murder

NICHOLAS COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A man is facing a charge of attempted murder after a shooting. It happened on Tuesday along Hutchinson Branch Road in Gilboa. The Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department says Ricky Eugene Kincaid got into a physical altercation with James Albert Fitzwater II. That’s when deputies say...
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Nicholas County schools mourn a tragic loss

RICHWOOD, W.Va. — Counselors are helping students and faculty deal with unspeakable grief this week at two schools in Nicholas County. Trinity Lee Adkins and Mason Edgar Mays were killed in a a four-wheeler wreck last weekend. The two were 7th graders at Richwood Elementary, but had come up through the Cherry River Elementary School. Nicholas County School Superintendent Donna Burge-Tetrick said counselors have been made available to staff and students, but they are mostly relying on one another.
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Man charged with murder in Nicholas shooting

A man has been charged with murder after a shooting Tuesday in Gilboa, according to a press release from Nicholas County Sheriff William F. Nunley. Ricky Eugene Kincaid, 59, and James Albert Fitzwater II, 47, were in a physical altercation around 7:20 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, on Hutchinson Branch Road in Gilboa, according to the press release, and Kincaid shot Fitzwater with a pistol. Fitzwater was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital; he has since succumbed to his injuries.
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Funeral services set for boys killed in ATV crash

GREENBRIER COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Funeral services have been arranged for two young boys who were victims of an ATV crash during the weekend. The Nicholas County Board of Education shared a post from the Simons-Coleman Funeral Home Monday announcing funeral services for Trinity Lee Adkins. The funeral home later released information about the death of the other victim, Mason Edgar Mays.

Richwood Middle School students killed in ATV crash

GREENBRIER COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Nicholas County Schools say the boys who died in the ATV crash Saturday afternoon went to Richwood Middle School. School officials say the boys were in seventh grade. The devastating loss of the boys was a result of an ATV accident West Virginia State Police...

Two Dead in ATV Accident

On Saturday, May 15th, 2021 at approximately 5:00pm, Nicholas County 911 was notified of an ATV wreck at the 2 Mile Marker of the South Fork of the Cherry River within Greenbrier County. West Virginia State Police responded to the scene and upon arrival they discovered two juvenile males beneath...
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Troopers: ATV crash claims lives of 2 juveniles

RICHWOOD, W.Va. — Two boys were killed in an ATV crash Saturday in Greenbrier County. According to state police at Richwood, Nicholas County 911 received the call at around 5 p.m. The ATV was found at the South Fork of the Cherry River just inside Greenbrier County. Troopers found the...
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Two Dead in ATV Crash

Two male juveniles are dead following an ATV wreck, according to West Virginia State Police. Troopers say it happened Saturday afternoon around 5:00 p.m. Nicholas County 911 dispatchers were notified of an ATV wreck at the 2 mile marker of the South Fork of the Cherry River within Greenbrier County, according to a release.