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Herbal medicine class scheduled in Summersville
SUMMERSVILLE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Learn how to doctor with herbs in New River Community and Technical College’s upcoming classes on herbal medicine at the Nicholas County Campus in Summersville. The Herbal Medicine class will meet on Thursday, April 13 and the Advanced Herbal Medicine class is scheduled for Thursday, April 20. Both classes will meet […]
WVSP seeking assistance for Oak Hill runaway
OAK HILL, WV (WVNS) — The West Virginia State Police Oak Hill Detachment needs the public’s assistance in locating a runaway child. Ciara Johnson is 5’6”, 112 lbs black female who was last seen leaving the Oak Hill High School area in Fayette County on March 21, 2023, at 8:00 A.M. Anyone who may know […]
Historians, Local Jewish Congregation Recognize Civil War Passover Feast In Southern W.Va.
Civil War historians are recognizing a unique local celebration that happened during the conflict in the wilds of southern West Virginia near what’s now known as Fayetteville, when 20 Jewish Union soldiers came together during the conflict for a Passover feast known as a Seder. Reporter Shepherd Snyder spoke...
Rainelle Fire Department announces passing of Chief Estep
RAINELLE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Tragedy has befallen the Rainelle Fire Department and community, as the Rainelle Fire Department announced the passing of active Fire Chief Doug Estep on Monday. Serving with the department for over half a century and filling various positions along with way, Chief Estep’s passing has undoubtedly made a substantial impact on […]
Today is your day to give – WVU Day of Giving is here!
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – “On Wednesday, March 22, 2023, WVU Tech will be participating in WVU’s 24-hour Day of Giving. We are challenging alumni, faculty, staff and friends of WVU Tech to donate to our scholarship funds and areas of greatest need. This year, Tech is seeking donations for the William Benn Student Success Fund, the […]
New West Virginia bill pushes vehicle inspections to bi-yearly requirement
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — Back on March 6th, Governor Justice signed House Bill 2310, which will require vehicles in West Virginia to get an official state inspection every two years, instead of one. The bill covers every motor vehicle, trailer, semi-trailer, pole trailer and recreational vehicle registered in the...
Attorneys challenge autopsy findings in prisoner deaths
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — A Beckley attorney said on Monday, March 20, 203, that his staff is investigating the autopsy reports of prisoners who died at Southern Regional Jail. Stephen New, who is an attorney in a class action lawsuit filed against Southern Regional Jail last year, said the West Virginia Medical Examiner’s Office rules […]
Patrolman testifies at trial of Hargrove Street Apartments shooting suspect
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — On Tuesday, March 21, 2023, jurors in the courtroom of Raleigh County Circuit Court Judge H.L. Kirkpatrick heard opening arguments in the case of Andrew Miller. Miller is accused of shooting Anthony Gord at the Hargrove Street Apartments in June 2022. He allegedly left the scene before police arrived, Raleigh County […]
Vehicle crashes into City National Bank in Rupert
RUPERT, W.Va. (WVDN) – On Saturday, March 18, a vehicle crashed into City National Bank in Rupert. The wreck is being investigated by the Rainelle detachment of the West Virginia State Police. As of press time, a crash report had not yet been created by the investigating officer, Trooper Shafer. According to the detachment, no […] The post Vehicle crashes into City National Bank in Rupert appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
‘No one should be forced to live in these conditions,’ – New details shed light on corruption at Southern Regional Jail
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Additional information emerged Monday regarding conditions endured by offenders housed at Southern Regional Jail following allegations of inhumane treatment of inmates, overcrowding, and unsanitary conditions recently directed at the facility. As revealed by New, Taylor & Associates founding partner Stephen New in a briefing Monday morning, the Beckley firm is undergoing […]
Beloved local brewing company to shut down operations indefinitely
MAXWELTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Purveyor of distinguished beverages throughout Southern West Virginia, Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company announced an indefinite shutdown of operations on Tuesday. The company, responsible for highly regarded brews such as Mothman Black IPA and Devil Anse IPA, released a statement Tuesday first expressing gratitude to the customers, partners, and distributors of the […]
Beckley VAMC to host women veterans town hall
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — On Thursday, March 30 at 5 P.M., Beckley VA Medical Center will be hosting an in-person Women Veterans Town Hall on in the facility’s Auditorium. All Women Veterans are encouraged to attend and participate. The Women’s Health Program will give a facility update. The floor will be open for women Veterans […]
Food giveaway to be held at Linda K. Epling Stadium
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – It has been announced that a food giveaway will be held on Wednesday at the Linda K. Epling Stadium. The giveaway will take place from 11:00am to 12:30pm at 200 Stadium Drive in Beckley on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. The event is being held as part of Mountaineer Food Bank’s scheduled […]
Local Beckley officer graduates from FBI National Academy
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — Chief Dean Bailey with the Beckley Police Department announced a local Beckley officer has recently graduated from the FBI National Academy. On March 16th, 2023, Sergeant Morgan C. Bragg with the Beckley Police Department graduated as a member of the 285th session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Sergeant […]
Coalfields Community Health Fair kicks off in Beckley
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — Community members are encouraged to come out to Beckley to concentrate more on their healthcare in the coalfields of West Virginia. On Wednesday, March 22, 2023, Raleigh General Hospital, Beckley ARH, Quality Insights and agencies with the Beckley Partnership for Community Health will partner up to host the Coalfields Community Health […]
Nicholas County man sets fire to a home while victims were sleeping
NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A man is arrested and charged with arson after setting another family’s home on fire. According to authorities, Todd Aaron McKinney set fire to a home’s front door while the victims slept. McKinney started the fire by pouring gasoline on the front door and setting it on fire. Police did […]
Sophomore selected as WVU School of Nursing ambassador
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — The West Virginia University School of Nursing Beckley Campus has selected Kaitlyn Sizemore to represent the school as an ambassador. Sizemore is a sophomore in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. Established in Fall 2022 on the Morgantown Campus, the ambassador scholarship program gives limited students a $500 scholarship […]
I-64 East open after tractor trailer fire
UPDATE: 6:45 A.M. 3/22/2023 — I-64 Eastbound is now open between Sam Black and Alta. SAM BLACK, WV (WVNS) — Greenbrier County Dispatch reported Interstate-64 East was shutdown due to a tractor-trailer fire. At 5:30p.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, a tractor-trailer caught fire according to Greenbrier County Homeland Security and Emergency Management officials. Both […]
State Police Investigating Recent Accident in Region involving Speeding Motorcycle that Left Two Dead
On Thursday, March 16, 2023, at approximately 2:50 pm, Sgt. D. P. White was conducting road patrol on US Route 19 (in the Summersville area). While utilizing a dash mounted radar, Sgt. White observed a motorcycle traveling at a speed of 120 mph. Sgt. White activated his patrol vehicle’s lights...
Raleigh County Commission to hold Special Meeting
BECKLEY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Raleigh County Commission will convene for a special meeting next Friday to discuss plans for a project at Lake Stephens. As indicated by Tuesday’s release of the Raleigh County Commission Special Meeting Agenda, the Commission will come together Friday, March 24, 2023, at 9:00am in the County Commission Chamber to […]
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