Cabell County sheriff’s cruiser involved in crash
CABELL COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — Cedar Crest Drive is back open after an accident involving a sheriff’s department cruiser. It happened around 1 p.m. Thursday, June 8 just outside of Huntington city limits. Cabell County Dispatchers say that the call came in as a head-on crash. According to Sheriff Chuck Zerkle, the deputy was taken […]
Driver injured in South Point motorcycle crash
SOUTH POINT, OH (WOWK) — One person was taken to the hospital after a motorcycle crash in South Point, Ohio, according to dispatchers. They said this happened around 3:10 p.m. on County Road 1. The driver was taken to the hospital, dispatchers said. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time. The Fayette […]
Huntington Man Pleads Guilty to Role in Methamphetamine Trafficking Ring
CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Elijah Figg, also known as “Bang,” 23, of Huntington, pleaded guilty today to aiding and abetting the use of telephone to facilitate drug trafficking. Figg admitted to his role in a drug trafficking organization (DTO) with ties to the Bloods and Gangster Disciples criminal gangs. According to court documents and statements […]
Paving project along US 60 in Barboursville to take place overnight
CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — Road work along U.S. 60 in Barboursville is expected to transition to the nighttime hours to minimize disruptions, officials said. A 2.5-mile section of the roadway from Billy Bob’s Wonderland to Ona Elementary School will be paved at night, according to a news release from the West Virginia Department of Transportation.
ODOT road report
The following construction and maintenance projects are anticipated to affect highways in Lawrence County next week. All outlined work is weather permitting. • State Route 93/U.S. 52 Double Roundabout – Work has begun for a safety improvement project on State Route 93 at the U.S. 52 interchange. One lane of traffic will be maintained each […] The post ODOT road report appeared first on The Tribune.
AEP works to remove old electric transmission lines
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Observers may have thought they were seeing an air show. Appalachian Power (AEP) is currently removing old electric transmission lines. The project extends 17 miles in Cabell and Lincoln counties from the Darrah to Sheridan substations, using helicopters and land equipment for the removal. AEP spokesperson...
Two days left to go
Music festival to boost accessible parks project The Summer Solstice Music and Arts Festival kicks off Saturday morning and organizers say proceeds from the event will go toward funding an accessible park project in Ironton. Amanda Cleary, co-founder of the group, said that the event will raise funds for Third and Center’s Parks for All […] The post Two days left to go appeared first on The Tribune.
Gallery: Scenes from the parade
Our third gallery of photos from this year’s Ironton-Lawrence County Memorial Day Parade. First gallery is available here. Second gallery is available here. The post Gallery: Scenes from the parade appeared first on The Tribune.
Could the Thundering Herd be the Group of 5’s next CFP team?
Marshall football was one of the Group of 5’s better teams last year, but could 2023 see the Thundering Herd outdo itself to the point of hitting playoff status?. Every college football season, there’s a few teams from the Group of 5 that turn some heads by catching a dose or two of momentum. However, it rarely leads to anything nationally relevant.
Man wanted for shooting man in torso in Huntington
HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) — A man is wanted for shooting another man in the torso in the 700 block of Buffington Street on May 26. Zachary Hutchinson is the man accused, according to the city of Huntington. Anyone with information on Hutchinson’s whereabouts is being urged to contact the Huntington Police Department’s anonymous tip line […]
An incredible band, concert close to home
It’s been a decade since I saw my favorite band live for the first time and even though I’ve watched Shinedown perform eight times, I don’t plan on stopping anytime soon. And luckily, Huntington has my back. Most of the Shinedown shows I’ve gone to have been...
‘I will always have them with me’: Niece of couple killed in Wayne County crash shares memories
A family that was supposed to gather this weekend for a reunion is now planning a funeral after two of their loved ones were killed in a crash while pulling out of their driveway.
Pet dies in Ashland house fire
ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) – Flames heavily damaged a home and claimed the life of a pet early Thursday morning. According to the Ashland Fire Department, the fire happened along South 29th Street around 2:00 a.m. The Fire Marshal determined the cause to be accidental. One pet died during the...
Smoke to give way to near record low temperatures early Thursday
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — It was another hazy day in our area thanks to smoke from Canadian wildfires and an unusually strong (for this time of year) low pressure centered over Nova Scotia. The broad north flow around the backside of that low was sending smoke all the...
Reported fire at Bare Arms gun range, restaurant
Two major construction projects are underway in Cabell County, W.Va. Reporter Joseph Payton joins Taylor Eaton to discuss how the work on I-64 and US Route 60 will impact travel. Construction changes traffic pattern on Hal Greer Boulevard. Updated: 2 hours ago. Traffic patterns shifted Monday on Hal Greer Boulevard...
W.Va. First Lady Cathy Justice shares her favorite punch recipe
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - You can try a cup of the winning punch recipe during the West Virginia Day Celebration on June 20th at noon at the Culture Center.
Gubernatorial candidate Chris Miller donates to local college, emphsaizes importance of trade programs
HUNTINGTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Businessman and gubernatorial candidate Chris Miller lent his support to local education recently with a generous donation to Huntington’s Mountwest Community & Technical College. Miller, who announced his candidacy in the upcoming gubernatorial 2024 race, has been adamant about the need for state leadership to take advantage of the resources offered […]
Barboursville residents decide on mayor, other village races
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Residents of the village of Barboursville went to the polls Tuesday to decide on candidates in three races, including mayor, in the general election. According to unofficial results, incumbent Mayor Chris Tatum was reelected, defeating challenger Tom Turman 445-290. For village recorder, Rachel Patton defeated Michelle...
Cabell-Wayne Association of the Blind to hold rummage sale fundraiser this week
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Summer is the perfect time for yard sales, garage sales and rummage sales. If you’re out hunting for deals this week, Cabell-Wayne Association of the Blind has plenty in store. Zach Davis and Toni Walls with CWAB stopped by First Look at Four to show...
Good Time Kids’ Show interactive space adventure in Huntington this Friday
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - You can catch in out of this world performance this Friday. It’s all part of Kidsfest in Huntington. Captain Michael Valentine and Robespierre with the Good Time Kids’ Show stopped by First Look at Four with all the details.
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