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The Last 30 Stories Posted
- Clarksburg water system asking for EPA’s help
West Virginia’s Congressional delegation is asking the EPA to help with elevated lead levels in the Clarksburg Water System. Manchin, Capito and McKinley are asking the agency to step in with emergency grants, sampling activities, and bottled water and point-of use filters for homes that are impacted.
- Corrections officer charged with sexual battery
A Scioto County Correctional Officer is under arrest for having a sexual relationship with a former female inmate. Officer James Layne IV is on administrative leave until the investigation is complete. He’s charged with 3rd degree sexual battery and dereliction of duty.
- Two people arrested for drug trafficking
Two people are under arrest after an investigation into possible drug trafficking at the Chief Logan Lodge. Police seized crystal meth, heroin, three guns, and over four-thousand-dollars in cash. Craig Carter and Rena Redmond, both from Huntington, are facing possession with intent to deliver charges.
- Justice companies making progress in talks with lender
Bluestone Resources, the coal company owned by Governor Justice and his family, is making progress in talks with international finance company Credit Suisse over almost 700-million-dollars in debt. The Justice company is agreeing to work on restructuring debt obligations after the insolvency of Bluestone’s man lender, Greensill Capital.
- Justice says mask mandate is premature
With a spike in COVID-19 cases, many people are wondering if mandatory mask wearing will make a comeback. Governor Justice says no. He says it is premature to go back to masks. Health official are advising you to voluntarily keep a mask in your pocket or pocketbook.
- TANF Recipients, 16-24 Years Old, Are Encouraged to Earn While They Learn
Atlantic County residents ages 16-24, who are recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), are encouraged to apply for summer employment through the Atlantic County Office of Workforce Development. Participants can earn money while gaining valuable job experience. Employment opportunities are available through October 31. Qualified applicants can earn $15 an hour for 30 […]
- Southwest VA On-Line Academy
Southwest Virginia students will have the option to learn online this year through a new virtual academy.The Region VII Virtual Academy is the first regional approach in the Commonwealth to offer online learning.Thee academy’s new director is a former Washington County, VA administrator who says it was designed out of necessity as a result of […]
- COVID-19 Study
East Tennessee State University seeks participants who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 experiencing symptoms 90 days after recovery for a new study.Researchers aim to survey those known as “long haulers,” people who experience lingering symptoms after having had COVID-19.The long haul study requires participants to be at least 18 years old who received a diagnosis […]
- Still Searching For Summer
A non-profit search and recovery group plans to reinvigorate the ground search for missing Hawkins county 5-year-old Summer this weekend.With roughly 20 professional searchers coming to the Beech Creek community this weekend, the Equusearch Midwest organization hopes to find Summer or at least some clue as to where the 5-year-old might be.Using searchers on foot, […]
- Ballad Health Notification
While the health risk is being described as very low, Ballad Health has released a statement after 100 patients received letters informing them of a “medication incident” that might have occurred during a hospital visit.The letter states it was sent to notify the recipient that a possible incident that could have happened at the Johnson […]
- Man Dies After Crash Following Medical Emergency
A Dubuque man died Thursday after authorities say he suffered a medical emergency while driving and crashed his vehicle. 76 year old Thomas Gust was taken to the hospital from the scene at Asbury and Bunker Hill Roads. He died at the hospital.
- Fall Youth Sports Sign Ups
The City of Covington Parks and Recreation will be conducting Fall Youth Sports Sign-Ups from July 27-July 29 at the Jeter-Watson Center (the old Jeter Watson School) located at 515 E. Pine Street in Covington. Please use the gymnasium entrance. There will be sign-Ups for Football, Cheerleading, and Girls Basketball! If your child is planning […]
- Lyon County gears up for possible evacuations as Tamarack Fire pushes towards Smith Valley
A second Nevada County is gearing up for evacuations tied to the Tamarack Fire. Officials say the fire is pushing towards Smith Valley in Lyon County and people in that area should be making preparations to leave now. U.S. 395 remains closed south of Gardnerville from China Springs Road to the California state line after […]
- Washoe County sees 4th death from Delta variant
Washoe County sees its fourth death tied to the COVID-19 Delta variant strain. The latest death involved an unvaccinated man in his 30s, with no underlying health conditions. The county has 218 cases of the variant strain, first identified in India. That’s up 100 cases from just last week. Of those, 19 people are hospitalized-17 […]
- Brekhus to run for mayor of Reno
Longtime Reno City Councilwoman Jenny Brekhus will run for mayor in 2022. She made the announcement Thursday. Breckus will face incumbent Mayor Hillary Schieve, who she’s clashed with during her time on council.
- Sun Valley man convicted in fatal 2019 shooting
A Sun Valley man is convicted in a fatal shooting in 2019. Giovanni Gonzalez-Marsical was found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of 20-year-old Robert DeCoite of Sparks in Lazy 5 Regional Park. Gonzalez-Mariscal fled the country after the murder and was arrested in Mexico. He was extradited to the U.S. last year.
- Beckwourth Complex Fire now 98% contained
Firefighters continue to approach full containment of the Beckwourth Complex Fire in Lassen County. The 105,000-acre fire, sparked by lightning, is now 98 percent contained with crews working on hot-spots.
- More Job Losses at Norfolk Southern
Norfolk Southern plans to close its Cresson Engine Shop at the end of the month, the company has confirmed. According to spokesperson Jeff DeGraff, mechanical operations will end at the Cresson location and seven mechanical employees will be left without jobs. The closure comes after nearly 300 local employees have been laid off over the […]
- Car vs. Bike Fatality
One person died after crash on Rt. 22 involving bicyclists traveling from Ohio to Altoona. Four bicyclists were hit by a vehicle along Route 22 near Brick Hill Road at around 4 a.m Thursday. Early indications is that they had on some reflective material and also had some blinking lights on their bicycles. That driver […]
- Floodwaters Clean-Up For Veterans Referral Center
Thanks to a more than 140-thousand dollar grant, the Veterans Referral Center in Paintsville is working to refresh and remodel after floodwaters poured through the area earlier this year.The director says after the community and several organizations pitched in, the center fixed some of its cosmetic concerns. However, the more serious issues remained, leaving the […]
- Pike County Rd. Re-Opening
After being closed to traffic for several months, a busy Pike County road is scheduled to re-open next week.Construction on the underground pedestrian tunnel at Pikeville Medical Center started back in the spring. The project connects the hospital to the Riverfill parking lot and runs under Bypass Road, also known as KY 1426. Highway District […]
- Buckhorn Children And Family Services Opens
To showcase the opening of their new facility, officials with the Buckhorn Children and Family Services in Perry County hosted an open house Thursday.Featuring dinner, drinks, and a tour of the cottage, those in attendance heard from administration and clinical staff, who provided information and answered any questions regarding the program.CEO Billy Smith said Rogers […]
- Need your input on Community Night Out
Winfield Police Department says Community Night Out 2021 will be held October 22nd at Island Park. We’re working with our event partners (Winfield Fire/EMS Department, Winfield Recreation Commission, City-Cowley County Health Department, William Newton Hospital, and Community Health Center in Cowley County) to plan this year’s event, but we need your help. We are once […]
- Moundbuilder Check-in coming
Moundbuilder Check-In begins on Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 3 and 4, as incoming first-year students will move into the residence halls at Southwestern College. As students return, Builder Camp and Builder Fest will kick off the 2021-2022 school year. Southwestern will begin the academic year with an aggressive health plan in place. The college will […]
- Vehicle inspections moving
Winfield Police say due to the Cowley County Fair, vehicle inspections will be temporarily moved back to our station at 812 Millington. The dates impacted are: July 27th, 29th, and August 3rd. Inspections will return to Barn 4 at the Winfield Fairgrounds on August 5th.
- PG&E Extends Moratorium on Utility Service Disconnections
Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced yesterday that it will extend the moratorium on utility service disconnections through September 30th. The moratorium was put in place in March 2020 by the California Public Utilities Commission. PG&E also announced that programs that had been halted due to the pandemic will also resume, including the Family Electric […]
- Hit & Run with Injury Suspect Vehicle
Lakeport Police are looking for the driver and vehicle in a hit and run that left a person injured. It happend about 3:20 yesterday afternoon. The vehicle is a 2008 white Pontiac G6 with possible front end damage. Contact LPD with information.
- Thompson Announces $19 Million for Power Generators for Tribal Health Programs Included in FY22 Spending Bill
Congressman Mike Thompson announced this week that $19 million he requested for Tribal Health Programs in California to purchase power generators was included in the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies’ Fiscal Year 2022 spending legislation. Tribal Health Programs in the Fifth Congressional District that stand to benefit if this funding is […]
- Ukiah Sundays in the Park Concerts Return
Sundays in the Park with free music at Todd Grove Park in Ukiah returns this weekend. Instead of six concerts, there will be four this summer. Hot Buttered Rum, will bring their Progressive Bluegrass Folk sound on Sunday starting at 6PM.
- Helena parents urged to get kids vaccinated before back to school
Public health officials in Helena are urging parents to schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments for their teens before school starts next month. According to Lewis and Clark County Public Health, 30% of teenagers living in the area are fully vaccinated. About 36% are partially vaccinated. -0-