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Roy “Glenn” Mahan, 52, Missing Since 1:00 am, February 11, 2020, in West VirginiaAda E.NewsBreak Contributor
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Esports program coming to McDowell County
MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WVNS) — An Esports program will be coming to McDowell County. According to a post on the McDowell County Schools – WV Facebook page, an Esports program will be coming to their Career Tech Center for students from McDowell County’s two high schools. No official program start date was given. The popularity […]
Code Red: Why is there an uptick in shelter animals?
PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) – An all too familiar Facebook post was sent out from the Mercer County Animal shelter on February 20th. The shelter has reached code red status again, after just escaping code red status a few months ago. If animals are not adopted out immediately, the shelter will be forced to euthanize. At […]
West Virginia coal miner’s death caused by safety failures, federal report says
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Safety failures at a West Virginia underground coal mine caused the death of a miner last year, federal regulators found. The Mine Safety and Health Administration released its report last week in the drowning death of Christopher Finley, 39, at Twin State Mining Inc.’s Mine No. 39 in McDowell County, the […]
Spice Up Your Life: Discover 4 Top-Rated Mexican Restaurants in Bluefield
In this article, we will be exploring four Mexican restaurants located in Bluefield. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Drone delivers drugs to West Virginia prison, 11 arrested
Eleven individuals have been apprehended as part of a probe into the illicit trafficking of drugs via drones into a federal penitentiary in southern West Virginia. McDowell County Sheriff James Muncy disclosed that his office was enlisted for assistance by authorities at the medium-security Federal Correctional Facility, McDowell located in Welch, following a surge in drone activity in the vicinity.
City of Bluefield to host annual Winter Warmer event this weekend
Bluefield, WV (WOAY)- This weekend, Bluefield is bringing back its annual winter warmer held right in the heart of downtown. Senior photojournalist Danny Delanty has all the details.
Beckley man arrested after 62 grams of Fentanyl was seized
RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – During the afternoon of Tuesday, February 20, 2024, the Beckley Raleigh County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force served a search warrant at a residence on 1st Avenue in Beckley. As a result of this investigation and search warrant, 62 grams of suspected Fentanyl, $3,400.00 in cash, and three firearms […]
Police say vapes, cellphones and tobacco among contraband items found in FCI McDowell
WELCH, W.Va. (WVVA) - A preliminary hearing for one of 11 people charged in an alleged crime ring involving drones being used to carry contraband into a federal prison in McDowell County revealed that vapes, cell phones and tobacco were among some of the contraband items found in FCI McDowell.
West Virginia State Police looking for people, truck in relation to arson investigation in Wyoming County
West Virginia State Police looking for people, truck in relation to arson investigation in Wyoming County.
Raleigh County woman charged with child neglect after two-year-old child was in reach of drugs
RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Raleigh County mother is charged with child neglect after she overdosed and drug needles were in reach of her small child. According to West Virginia State Police, on Friday, February 16, 2024, troopers were dispatched to a home in Beaver regarding an overdose. When troopers arrived, they were met […]
Princeton Senior High School sees increased law enforcement presence following online threat investigation
PRINCETON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Princeton High School will see an increased police presence today following an online threat made toward a different Princeton High School. According to Mercer County Schools (MCS), late last night at 11:15 pm, Princeton High School’s principal, Ms. Zickafoose was alerted about a threat posted on social media. Ms Zickafoose consulted […]
20-year-old Tazewell County woman dies in fatal Virginia accident
WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA (WVNS) — A 20-year-old woman from Richlands, Virginia died in a single car crash in Washington County. According to a press release from the Virginia State Police, the crash happened on Route 19 in Washington County, Virginia at 9:39 PM on Sunday, February 18, 2024. The...
The total snowfall Buchanan County got in January
Stacker compiled data on the snowfall that Buchanan County, Virginia received in January 2024 using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information
80-year-old woman dies in fatal Raleigh County house fire
80-year-old woman dies in fatal Raleigh County house fire.
Blogger Christa Ramsey’s death under investigation in Raleigh County
STANAFORD, WV (WVNS) — The death of a West Virginia blogger who had a national following on her website, www.thepennylist.com, is under investigation, Raleigh County Sheriff Jim Canaday confirmed on Tuesday, February 20, 2024. Christa Ramsey, 37, of Stanaford, was known to thousands for her down-to-earth approach to saving money by using coupons, blogging under […]
Tazewell County artist turns bricks into art
Unlike pottery artists who work with a mass of unformed clay, brick sculptors create a canvas by stacking and arranging the unfired brick into desired shapes. The post Tazewell County artist turns bricks into art appeared first on Cardinal News.
Hammer and Stain to host Easter crafting event
PRINCETON, WV (WVNS) – Spring is right around the corner. With spring flowers, comes the Easter bunny! Local children around Mercer County will soon have the opportunity to meet the bunny himself and make a craft. The event will be held on Saturday, March 23rd, between 10 in the morning and 3 in the evening […]
Beckley’s Cheer Revolution recognized as Senior 4 champions at Cheersport Nationals competition
ATLANTA, GA (LOOTPRESS) – Raleigh County’s own Cheer Revolution traveled to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta over the weekend to compete alongside 26,782 fellow athletes at the Cheersport Nationals competition, where the Code Red team would earn First Place in their division. 1,452 teams from 36 states and two countries came together for […]
Mercer County Animal Shelter over capacity, dogs will be euthanized if none moved by weekend
MERCER COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Mercer County Animal Shelter (MCAS) will have no choice but to euthanize dogs if none are moved by this weekend. According to the MCAS, as of today Tuesday, February 20, 2024, they are extremely full. They currently do not have a spot anywhere and are going code red as […]
Inside Bluefield's first black hospital
Research done by John Rankin, a former history professor at Bluefield State University reveals the first black hospital in Bluefield, West Virginia was started by Dr. E.W. Lomax on Bland Street.