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Man arrested after sexually abusing six female children

ATHENS, WV (LOOTPRESS) – On July 30, 2021, Dennis Lawrence Norwood, 68 of Athens, WV, was arrested by Troopers from the Princeton Detachment following a sexual abuse investigation. Six female victims were identified, ranging from four to twelve years of age. Dennis Norwood was arrested at his residence and charged...
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Princeton woman gives life after tragic death

PRINCETON, W.Va. — A Princeton family is mourning the loss of a woman who died after being struck by a pickup truck in a Walmart parking lot last month. Coleen Farley, 62, was flown to Charleston Area Medical Center after the incident on July 23 and died at the hospital four days later.
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Wytheville, VASouthwest Virginia Today

4 Bedroom Home in Wytheville - $2,200,000

Unsurpassed craftsmanship and materials are combined to created stunning living spaces within this pristine home. The original 1926 Mediterranean Spanish style home underwent a complete innovative modification to bring about a French flair style in 2007. The gourmet kitchen showcases chef's grade appliances, custom designer cabinetry and an oversized island. British luxe details and designs combined with elegant finishes make this kitchen one that you will not want to leave. The master retreat is another highlight of this home, the spacious great room features a fireplace, a sitting area and entertainment center. The master bath will impress you, complete with a tranquil soaking jet tub, separate spa shower, dual vanities and lavatories and 2 walk in closets. Three guest bedrooms all with ensuite baths also occupy the main level. Upstairs you will find a large library featuring a balcony, an office and storage.
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Inmate Sentenced for Possessing Weapon at FCI Beckley

BLUEFIELD, WV (LOOTPRESS) – An inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) at Beckley was sentenced today for possessing a weapon at the correctional facility. Elijio Perez, 30, of Texas, was sentenced to 12 months in prison to run consecutively to the sentence he currently is serving. According to court...
Tazewell, VASouthwest Virginia Today

4 Bedroom Home in Tazewell - $1,000,000

Welcome to our Queen Anne Victorian fully furnished property. It features old world wood work and charm with new world exteriors seen primarily on the west coast. There is no lack of character. Look at the brick mason work on the chimneys, the adornment of columns and woodwork trim outside and inside. The home sits on 4.74 acres extending to the top of the ridge ideal for vantage points of the Clinch River Valley. It Features 4 bedrooms, sitting parlor, tea room, a grand dining room and two bathrooms. One fire place has black mahogany wood but each of the 6 fire places have their own unique charm. The kitchen cabinets are made from wormy chestnut and extinct species of tree. The house comes with a brick spring house still piped to property spring, smoke house and a guest house.
Mercer County, WVWOWK

WV man arrested following a sexual assault investigation

MERCER CO., WV (WOWK) – Police in Mercer County made an arrest Friday following a sexual abuse investigation. Dennis Norwood, 68 of Athens, WV, was arrested at his home and now faces multiple charges. The alleged allegations involved six victims that were identified and range from ages four to 12...
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What to do in West Virginia August 1 through August 8

Looking for something to do in southern West Virginia this coming week? Here are some ideas. August 1: Theatre West Virginia presents Landua Live at Grandview. On Sunday, August 1, Theatre West Virginia will conclude its 2021 season with a musical grand finale. The event will feature West Virginia native and season six winner of NBC TV’s “America’s Got Talent” Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. and his special guests Voices of Classic Soul, featuring the former lead singers of The Temptations, The Platters, The Drifters and The Four Tops.
Bluefield, WVBluefield Daily Telegraph

Goins still pumping gas the old fashioned way in Bluefield

BLUEFIELD — Before computers and automation arrived, a visit to the local gas station meant pulling up to the pumps and waiting for an attendant come and fill up the tank and perhaps wash the windows and check the oil. Self-serve pumps turned that personal service into a rare event, but it’s still something motorists can experience at a Mercer County station.
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GOP spat leads to complaint

WASHINGTON, DC (LOOTPRESS) – It’s well reported that West Virginia and county Republicans are involved in several disputes. Now, the intra-party animosity appears to extend to the national level. Similar to Mingo County’s filling of a vacant County Commission seat and forming a committee to recommend a new State Delegate...
Beckley, WVAndover Townsman

Beckley's Summer Car & Bike Show

Beckley's Summer Car & Bike Show was Saturday evening in Jim Word Memorial Park and along Neville Street. The Thomas Danley Band was scheduled to perform in the gazebo. City department representatives and others were to select their favorite vehicles to receive awards. Door prizes and family activities were also...