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Wayne board of health meeting rescheduled

Sep. 06, 2013 @ 12:00 AM

WAYNE -- The Wayne County Health Department's board of health meeting has been changed to 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the health department. All meetings are open to the public.

Animal Shelter hosts volunteer meeting

HUNTINGTON -- The Huntington/Cabell/Wayne Animal Shelter will have a volunteer meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 at Huntington High School.

Anyone who is currently volunteering or would like to volunteer is encouraged to attend. Various ways to volunteer and help will be discussed.

There will also be two adoption events from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Barboursville Kroger and Wal-Mart at the Huntington Mall. Dogs and cats will be available to adopt at both sites for $50 which includes an office visit and spade/neuter voucher.

For information, call the Animal Shelter at 304-696-5551 or Martha Cummings at 304-417-0562.

Suspects in beating still unidentified

WHEELING -- Wheeling police say they're following every lead they get in the hunt for a third and possibly fourth suspect in the fatal beating of a Wheeling Jesuit University student.

Sgt. Gregg McKenzie said Thursday he has only vague descriptions for the men: They were white and wore ball caps.

Twenty-one-year old Kevin Figaniak of Perkasie, Pa., died Sunday after an attack in Wheeling.

Police charged 22-year-old Craig Peacock of Clewiston, Fla., and 24-year-old Jarrett Chandler of Winnfield, La., with murder. They're jailed on $1 million bond, set to appear in magistrate court Sept. 12.

The suspects worked in the gas industry, and McKenzie says it's possible that so did the unidentified suspects.

Those workers tend to be mobile, and McKenzie says it's also possible they've left the area.

Man killed in mowing accident in Elkview

ELKVIEW, W.Va. -- Kanawha County police say a man is dead after the tractor he was using to cut grass overturned.

Sheriff's Cpl. Brian Humphreys tells media outlets that the accident occurred Wednesday night in Elkview.

The 35-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His name hasn't been released.

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