One man is dead and another woman injured after a vehicle crash on Route 20 in Allingdale just after 1 p.m. Tuesday, according to Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department.
Tony Allen Lough, 25, of Craigsville, suffered fatal injuries from the crash. Police say he was driving a 2007 Pontiac G-6 when he apparently crossed into the opposite lane of traffic, striking a 1997 Ford F-150.
The driver of the truck, Patricia Doverspike, 65, of Richwood, was air-flighted to Charleston Area Medical Center to be treated for her injuries.
This accident is still under investigation by Deputy D.W. Motta with the Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department.
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110 Marshall to host blues group
“Playing the blues ... and only the blues” is the motto of Charles-ton-based blues group Chaz Humley and the Effects, who will be playing at Beckley’s eclectic 110 Marshall (Ave.) music and arts venue at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Students to perform in concert as Honor Band
Band students throughout southern West Virginia are coming together Saturday in Beckley to perform as the Southern West Virginia Honor Band.
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Three arrested for robbery
Fayette County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men and a woman for allegedly beating a drug dealer with an ax handle and stealing his money on Feb. 22.
Bills debated on second reading
A few bills on second reading in the State Senate got some debate Thursday in the final days of this legislative session.
Industrial hemp, breast-feeding bills make it out of committees
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted unanimously Thursday to allow industrial hemp to be grown at state colleges and universities, but stopped short of allowing the plant to be grown for sale by private industry.
Boy Scout wild game dinner to offer snake, bear and other fare
For every person who has ever wondered what rattlesnake tastes like but never had the chance to find out, area Scouts will serve up a selection of exotic treats.
Beckley to recognize Teel Road fire rescuers
Two Beckley men who pulled a sister and brother from a burning home Monday evening will be honored by the Beckley Fire Department and the City of Beckley, Beckley Fire Chief Billie Trump announced Thursday.
Beckley’s comprehensive plan ready for review
The City of Beckley’s 2014 Comprehensive Plan is now available for review by the public and an adoption schedule is planned.
Mom accused of forging doctor’s excuses
A Fayette County mother faces prison time after allegedly forging doctor’s excuses to avoid a misdemeanor truancy charge.
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