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Deadline for farmers to apply for land leases looms
Farmers interested in leasing prime farmland on West Virginia Department of Agriculture property at the Lakin State Farm in Mason County have until March 14 to apply, according to Commissioner of Agriculture Walt Helmick.
Richwood rebuilding police force from ground up
After getting rid of its police department in January, Richwood officials have taken a step toward rebuilding the force. Some city officials say things have been a little bumpy though.
- Calendar — Thursday, March 6, 2014
‘Future fund’ bill gets big changes in finance committee
With dwindling time to pass legislation, the House Committee on Finance wildly changed Future Fund legislation Wednesday evening.
Judiciary committee approves ‘Future Fund’
The House Judiciary Committee put its seal of approval on a bill that would allow state voters to make the Future Fund constitutional law, but not without leaving its mark.
- Obituaries — Thursday, March 6, 2014
Man sentenced to prison
A Pennsylvania man was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in federal prison for selling oxycodone in Beckley.
Stabbing arrest pending
Beckley Police expect arrest warrants to be issued today against a woman accused of stabbing another woman early Wednesday, Beckley Police Department Sgt. Frank Priddy said.
Home destroyed in fire
A mobile home fire in Coal City early Wednesday destroyed a family’s home, local fire officials reported.
- Two hurt in accident
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