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W.Va. woman parachuting for charity on Bridge Day

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. – A Huntington woman is making her first parachute jump for charity.

Nikki Walker entered a Bridge Day-sponsored contest and won a free tandem jump along with $1,000 for the charity of her choice. She’ll be...

W.Va. woman parachuting for charity on Bridge Day

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. – A Huntington woman is making her first parachute jump for charity.

Nikki Walker entered a Bridge Day-sponsored contest and won a free tandem jump along with $1,000 for the charity of her choice. She’ll be...

W.Va. officials discuss 4-year public transit plan

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. – Representatives of regional transit services serving elderly and disabled persons in West Virginia are working on ways to improve services.

The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports leaders gathered at the Bluefield Area...

W.Va. ag chief says state should feed itself

HUTTONSVILLE, W.Va. – West Virginia’s agriculture commissioner used the opening of a potato processing and packaging plant to make the argument that the state should be doing more to feed its residents.

Commissioner Walt Helmick...

EPA starts air monitoring at Freedom site

Nearly 10 months after a major chemical accident, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday unveiled a program to monitor air quality around the Freedom Industries facility along the Elk River to determine if any chemicals are released into...

Cross Lanes man indicted on murder charge

A Cross Lanes man was indicted on a murder charge Friday in the shooting death of a man he found in his ex-fiancee’s home.

Dustin Wayne Bodkins, 29, was also indicted on a charge of wanton endangerment.

Bodkins, 29, of Cross Lanes,...

Pumpkin plummet: Students use math, science, engineering to save their squash
Pumpkin plummet: Students use math, science, engineering to save their squash

The smell of fresh, wet squash was everywhere. The crowd roared — despite the cool October drizzle — as more than 30 pumpkins survived a 50-foot drop or became pie filling.

The 16th annual Capital City Pumpkin Drop brought 33 teams ...

Actor, author Henry Winkler encourages Jackson County schoolchildren
Actor, author Henry Winkler encourages Jackson County schoolchildren

RIPLEY — Actor, producer and author Henry Winkler had no idea he would be writing a series of childrens’ books based on his childhood struggles with dyslexia.

“I didn’t think it...

New W.Va. Family Court judge to be sworn in

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The newest member of the Kanawha County Family Court is scheduled to be sworn in.

R. Joseph Zak was appointed Sept. 12 to succeed Judge Mike Kelly on the 11th Family Court Circuit. The 68-year-old jurist will be sworn...

With amendment, Boy Scouts would bring new level of events
With amendment, Boy Scouts would bring new level of events

MOUNT HOPE — Gary Hartley, communications director at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, wants the Summit to become a national destination. Hartley said the only things limiting the summit’s facilities reaching...

W.Va. DMV recognized for online access

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles is winning recognition for making its online vehicle registration and renewal services more accessible.

The recognition is from the Center for Digital Government. The DMV...

Kessler announces attempt to diversify Southern W.Va. economy
Kessler announces attempt to diversify Southern W.Va. economy

State Senate President Jeff Kessler announced Thursday an initiative intended to come up with proposals for revitalizing and diversifying Southern West Virginia’s economy.

Kessler, D-Marshall, announced the appointment of a task force of...

State opened to physically challenged hunters

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Portions of national forests and selected wildlife management areas are being opened to physically challenged hunters in West Virginia.

Hunters can use designated roads throughout the Monongahela National Forest...

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