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Power outlet cause of W.Va. sausage plant fire
Power outlet cause of W.Va. sausage plant fire

WAYNE, W.Va. (AP) — A state official says an overloaded power outlet caused a fire that destroyed the Ballard’s Farm Sausage plant in Wayne County.

The fire occurred Monday morning at the family-owned plant.

Assistant State...

W.Va. team in California to help with wildfire

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A firefighting crew from West Virginia is in Northern California to help suppress a wildfire in the Klamath National Forest.

West Virginia Division of Forestry spokeswoman Leslie Smithson tells the Charleston Daily...

Power outlet cause of Wayne County sausage plant fire

WAYNE, W.Va. – A state official says an overloaded power outlet caused a fire that destroyed the Ballard’s Farm Sausage plant in Wayne County.

The fire occurred Monday morning at the family-owned plant.

Assistant State Fire...

Feds award grant to improve Cheat River access

ROWLESBURG, W.Va. – The federal government has awarded a $24,000 grant to improve access to the Cheat River in Preston County.

Friends of the Cheat executive director Amanda Pitzer tells The Dominion Post that the funding will be used to...

Manchin to address Marine convention in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin will address the Marine Corps League National Convention.

The convention is being held by the National Marine Corps League and Auxiliary at the Embassy Suites in Charleston.

Manchin’s ...

State power plant to barge coal more quickly

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Upgrades could help a Putnam County power plant save $10 million annually by moving coal more quickly on barges.

The $6 million investment at Appalachian Power’s John E. Amos Power Plant reduces the time to...

W.Va. mine kickback scheme plea hearing today

W.Va. mine kickback scheme plea hearing today

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Delbarton man at the center of an alleged kickback scheme at an Arch Coal mine in southern West Virginia is expected to plead guilty.

David Runyon is scheduled for...

Corn at the Capitol
Corn at the Capitol

Funerals for: August 07, 2014

Brown, Madeline 11 a.m., Stockert

Browning, Edna L. 11 a.m., First Christian Church, Logan.

Cole, George W. 2 p.m., Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Huntington.

Hamrick, Janice 1 p.m., Dodd & Reed...

Garold "Jerry" Simons Jr.

Garold Glenn "Jerry" Simons Jr., 58, of Parkersburg, formerly of Spencer, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was the son of the late Garold Simons Sr. and...

Evalee Chalhoub
Evalee Chalhoub

Evalee Chalhoub of Charleston died Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at CAMC Memorial Hospital. She was retired from Young's Department Store on Charleston's west side as a manager for the ladies department with 40 years of service. Evalee was a loving mother...

Feaster "Tippy" Vickers

Feaster "Tippy" Vickers, 93, of Gallipolis, Ohio, formerly of Whitesville, passed away Aug. 5, 2014.

He was born Oct. 28, 1920, in Woodville, and was a son of the late Cessco and Ollie Vickers. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary...

Patricia Sue Pope

Patricia Sue Pope, 73, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8. Please call funeral home for location of service. Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge, is honored to be serving the Pope family.

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