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Braxton spill didn’t reach Elk River, DEP says

State Department of Environmental Protection officials said Friday that they don’t believe any natural gas drilling waste from a truck that wrecked in Braxton County on Thursday made it into the Elk River.

The incident occurred at about...

Braxton spill didn’t reach Elk River, DEP says

State Department of Environmental Protection officials said Friday that they don’t believe any natural gas drilling waste from a truck that wrecked in Braxton County on Thursday made it into the Elk River.

The incident occurred at about...

Judge extends protective order against Plants; calls behavior ‘mind-boggling’
Judge extends protective order against Plants; calls behavior ‘mind-boggling’

A family court judge has extended a domestic violence protection order against Kanawha County prosecutor Mark Plants until December. She calls his behavior “mind-boggling.”

Cabell...

Friday cartoon
Friday cartoon

Tanker crash closes W.Va. 10 in Branchland

BRANCHLAND, W.Va. -- A tanker truck crash early this morning has closed part of W.Va. 10 in Branchland for an indefinite period of time, according to 911 dispatchers.

The crash happened around 6 a.m. near the intersection of Roy Branch Road in...

Tomblin urges volunteers to join ‘Day to Serve’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- More than 250 people will scoop up litter in Charleston to kick off West Virginia’s “Day to Serve” volunteer campaign.

The volunteers are due to arrive this morning on the capital city’s West Side ...

Popular W.Va. hiking, biking trail closed

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. – A popular hiking and biking trail at New River Gorge National River is off limits amid safety concerns.

The closure involves the Rend Trail, formerly known as the Thurmond Minden Trail. Federal highway engineers have...

Students observing Constitution Day in state

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Constitution Day is bringing 100 students from three West Virginia counties to the capital city.

Today’s event in Charleston is an annual observation aimed at reaffirming our rights and obligations as U.S....

State audit committee to begin school visits

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Initial performance audits of West Virginia schools will begin Monday as part of a new statewide assessment program.

The audits involve onsite visits of all schools by the Office of Education Performance Audits over...

Half-staff on 9/11 (photo)
Half-staff on 9/11 (photo)

Funerals for: September 12, 2014

Bostic, Joseph W. 1 p.m., McClung Family Cemetery, Canvas.

Carlyle, Beatrice A. Noon, Wyoma Pentecostal Church, Gallipolis Ferry.

Conner, Ann Noon, Fayetteville Baptist Church, Fayetteville....

Neal Price

Neal Price, 93, of Harmony, passed away at his home on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014.

He was a 1940 graduate of Walton High School and was retired from the Operating Engineers, where he worked for various construction companies, and he also owned...

Kieran Ray Claypoole

Kieran Ray Claypoole, 19, of Ireland, W.Va., died Sept. 10, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at Stockert-Paletti Funeral Home, Flatwoods. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the funeral home.

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