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Today September 20, 2017

Nicholas County man to spend 10 years behind bars after attempting to entice minor

John Marshall Underwood, Jr., of Gilboa, will also be on federal supervised release for 15 years after his prison sentence.

Charleston man found guilty of possessing 195 grams of meth

Brian Terry, 32, faces up to life in prison.

Groundbreaking held for new Ravenswood Middle School

The school is expected to open in 2019.

28 indicted in meth and gun scheme in Upshur County

24 of 30 wanted in the indictment were in custody as of 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

Construction begins to repair slope at Yeager Airport

Slope repair is part of long term runway extension project.

Former Boone County Board of Education members indicted

Former elected officials allegedly took gifts from vendors.

Governor Justice, now Republican, tells Republicans he supports Manchin’s Senate bid

Republicans were gathered at Culture Center, and Justice opened up for questions.

Mon Health successfully installs first wireless pacemaker in North Central WV

Dr. John Lobban performed the surgery on 81-year-old Evangeline Cain of Elkins.

Congressman wants investment in driverless vehicle’s future

"It could be 30 years," David McKinley said.

US Agriculture chief brings his cooperative message to WV

Former Georgia governor was named Agriculture secretary for the Trump administration earlier this year.

W.Va. volunteers take part in United Way’s Day of Caring

Volunteers were in Boone, Clay, Kanawha, Logan and Putnam counties Wednesday to help with 65 community projects.

Delegate calls jail tour an eye opener

Delegates say they saw first hand what jail and prison officials have been saying for several years about pay and working conditions in the lockups.

Continuance requested in Lunsford Conaway trial

Lewis County Prosecuting Attorney Christina Flanigan filed a motion Tuesday requesting the continuance for Lunsford Conaway's case, which was originally scheduled for trial Oct. 12.

The latest twist in #flushgate is a leak

Women's restroom under renovation starts leaking right into Governor's Conference Room below.

Inmate escapes Pruntytown Correctional Center

Michael Anthony Campbell, 36, left the facility between 5 and 6 p.m. Tuesday evening.

Yesterday September 19, 2017

Putnam County residents learn about road bond, US Route 35 interchange

Early voting on the $1.6 billion in bonds begins Friday.

Justice announces replacement for Foster

Former Delegate Nancy Reagan Foster announced her resignation earlier this month, citing family and business obligations.

Former mining CEO indicted on campaign fraud charges

James Laurita Jr. is accused of creating a scheme to use employees and their spouses to make campaign contributions with company funds.

Plane makes safe emergency landing at Yeager Airport

Three people on board were not injured.

Brunch Bill boosts crowd at popular Eastern Panhandle festival

Bavarian Inn reports double the attendance at Oktoberfest celebration.

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