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Kentucky fugitive arrested in Mason County, West Virginia

MASON, WV (WOWK) – An accused fugitive from Kentucky has been arrested in Mason County, West Virginia. According to the Mason Police Department, officers pulled a vehicle over in the area of 3rd Street and Hickory Lane in Mason around 3:40 p.m. Wednesday, February 1, 2023. Police say during the stop, they learned the driver, […]
MASON COUNTY, WV

Talks to expand safety program in Jackson County, West Virginia, schools following safety concerns

JACKSON COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — During Thursday’s Board meeting, Jackson County Schools Superintendent William Hosaflook announced that there are talks to expand the county’s “Shield Program.” The Shield Program is a partnership between the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department and Jackson County Schools that requires the Sheriff and his deputies to spend a few hours each […]
JACKSON COUNTY, WV
WTAP

Injuries to infant being investigated

POMEROY, Ohio (WTAP) – An infant has been hospitalized for what is suspected to be injuries sustained from being shaken. Meigs County Prosecutor James K. Stanley said his office along with Child Protective Services is investigating the injuries to an infant from Meigs County. He said that when a...
MEIGS COUNTY, OH
Williamson Daily News

Cannabis company acquires 100,000 square feet facility from HADCO

LESAGE — The Huntington Area Development Council has closed the sale of its 100,000-square-foot shell building in the HADCO Business Park at Lesage to medical cannabis company Trulieve. Trulieve is entering its second year of operations in Lesage. Initially the company invested more than $4.6 million and hired 34...
LESAGE, WV
police1.com

Gallia County Sheriff's Office - Gallipolis, Ohio

The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting a hiring process for a specialized position of Detective assigned to work investigations of adult protective and child protective services. The current rate of pay for this position is $23.86 until June 1 2023, at which time the rate of pay will become $25.11.
GALLIA COUNTY, OH
sciotovalleyguardian.com

Gallia Co. standoff ends with barricaded individual in custody

GALLIA COUNTY, Ohio — On Sunday morning, January 29, 2023, the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office was called to respond to a residence on Hawthorne Lane in Springfield Township, on a report of a male who had brandished a firearm and was threatening to use it on himself. Upon arrival, deputies were able to speak with the individual, but he was uncooperative and barricaded himself in a second-story apartment.
GALLIA COUNTY, OH
WSAZ

I-77 blocked after tractor-trailer spills concrete

JACKSON COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - All lanes of Interstate 77 are closed late Thursday afternoon near the Silverton exit after an incident involving a tractor-trailer that spilled concrete onto the roadway, Jackson County 911 dispatchers say. The closure of all lanes in both directions was reported around 4:30 p.m. Keep...
JACKSON COUNTY, WV
WSAZ

Hometown Heroes | Gallipolis in Lights Committee

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio (WSAZ) - This week’s WSAZ Hometown Heroes aren’t just considered heroes around the holidays. The Gallipolis in Lights Committee has been working for ten years now to create a beautiful light display for everyone to enjoy at Gallipolis City Park. While so many get to enjoy...
GALLIPOLIS, OH
WSAZ

W.Va. Senate creates guardians for school safety

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Two special ops veterans from Putnam County could play a critical role in a guardian program to protect your child’s school. The West Virginia Senate passed legislation Monday that would allow local school systems to hire honorably discharged military veterans and retired state troopers or deputy sheriffs to serve as guardians -- an armed presence to protect life and property.
PUTNAM COUNTY, WV
WSAZ

Roundabout to be built at U.S. 52 Coal Grove exit

COAL GROVE, Ohio (WSAZ) - A traffic exit in Lawrence County, Ohio, that sees heavy congestion will be getting a makeover. Drivers who use the U.S. 52 Coal Grove exit echo the same complaints. “A while ago, I had to sit there 20 minutes,” Clinton Cox said. “You have to...
Ironton Tribune

Man arrested after drugs intercepted

Spears arrested for first degree felony trafficking. A Chesapeake man is facing drug trafficking charges after a drug shipment was intercepted in West Virginia. According to a press release from the Lawrence County Prosecutor’s office, on Jan. 25, the Lawrence County Drug and Major Crime Task Force was notified by the Hurricane (West Virginia) Police Criminal Interdiction Unit that a large shipment of narcotics that was intercepted during a traffic stop.
LAWRENCE COUNTY, OH
WSAZ

Hazardous road conditions reported

(WSAZ) -- Folks are waking up Tuesday morning to several school delays and closures, as well as hazardous traveling conditions due to a mix of rain, snow, and sleet. Dispatchers in Putnam County tell us a few wrecks had already been reported by 6 a.m. on U.S. Route 35 due to the icy conditions on the road.
CHARLESTON, WV
meigsindypress.com

Southern Local teacher under investigation

RACINE, Ohio – The Southern Local School District and the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office are investigating whether criminal charges should be brought against Adam J. Phillips, a Southern Jr./Sr. High School (7-12) math teacher. Captain Frank Stewart of the Meigs Sheriff’s Office confirmed that his department is investigating...
MEIGS COUNTY, OH
sciotovalleyguardian.com

Two men arrested for theft at a construction company in Vinton Co.

VINTON COUNTY, Ohio — On January 30, 2023, the Vinton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported theft in progress at Steelial Construction on Mine Road. According to the caller, multiple males were seen going in and out of one of the buildings and taking items. Deputies arrived...
VINTON COUNTY, OH