A large crowd turned out at Tamarack on Friday evening for the performance of “A Wedding to Die For,” a local celebrity murder-mystery dinner theater event to raise funds for the Beckley ARH Hospital’s Capital Campaign. Pictured here are the cast and wedding party.
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Eccles man arraigned on child sex charges
An Eccles man was arraigned this morning in Raleigh County Magistrate Court on felony charges of custodian in possession of child pornography, filming a minor in sexually explicit conduct and sexual abuse by a custodian.
Class AA Boys Regional Co-Championships still on for tonight
Mother Nature tried to throw a curveball this morning as snow hit the region causing poor road conditions and school cancellations in many counties including Mercer and Wyoming. Despite the weather, the regional co-championships slated to be played in Clear Fork and Bluefield will go on tonight as scheduled.
Man wants to purchase Oak Hill’s sewer system
An Oak Hill man is currently grappling with city officials regarding his desire to purchase the city’s sewage system.
Toxicology results could be weeks away
The bodies of a 3-month-old boy and his 1-year-old sister who were discovered unresponsive inside their Hilltop home by their mother Tuesday morning showed no signs of internal trauma, strangulation or suffocation in the initial autopsies performed Wednesday by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Fayette County Sheriff Steve Kessler reported Wednesday.
Raleigh Board of Education offers calendar choices to teachers, parents
Raleigh County Board of Education members presented two calendar choices to teachers and parents Tuesday and heard comments from several parents on the proposals.
Special session likely
Lawmakers are still working out their differences on the state’s budget, and may take a shot at a few bills that weren’t passed by the end of the regular session during a special session likely to be called by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.
Student poetry flap a ‘miscommunication’
The poem selected by a high school student to read at a celebration of the arts has been approved after what the Division of Culture and History calls a “miscommunication.”
Three suspected drug overdoses under investigation
Three suspected drug overdoses are being investigated by the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office and the Beckley/Raleigh County Drug and Violent Crimes Unit, officials reported Wednesday.
Accident sends two to hospital
Raleigh County Emergency Operations Center confirmed two people were transported to a local hospital after an automobile accident on Harper Road Wednesday afternoon.
Lawmakers still at odds over state budget
Lawmakers are still at odds over final budget figures that have taken yet another hit because of lower than expected tax revenues.
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