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Carter County man charged with assaulting son

Jan. 10, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

ASHLAND -- A Carter County man was arrested Wednesday on a charge he assaulted his two-month old son, according to a news release from Kentucky State Police.

The child was taken to King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland and treated for a head injury before being transferred to Cabell Huntington Hospital.

Jeff Kelley, a state police detective, charged Shannon Wagoner, 32, of Grayson, Ky., with first-degree assault, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the release.

Kelley was transported to the Boyd County Detention Center.

W.Va. Lottery marks its 28th birthday

CHARLESTON -- The West Virginia Lottery is celebrating its 28th birthday by doing what it does best: awarding large sums of money.

The lottery will mark the milestone on Thursday by giving away prizes of $1 million, $100,000 and $10,000. The three finalists were selected out of thousands of entries from the lottery's Monopoly Millionaire Instant game.

The finalists are Josh Schoolcraft of Given, Douglas Schafer of Wheeling and Todd Kingrey of Charleston. All three are due at lottery headquarters in Charleston to collect their winnings.

W.Va. 2015 Wildlife Calendar seeking artists

SOUTH CHARLESTON -- Artists have a Feb. 18 deadline to submit their entries for the 2015 edition of West Virginia Wildlife Calendar.

The Division of Natural Resources says the calendar will be its 30th edition of the popular showcase for artists and the wildlife they depict.

Popular game and fish species are often highlighted in the calendars, but the division says lesser-known species are welcome. That includes bats, turtles, salamanders, small mammals and nongame fish.

Artists are reminded that the calendar format is horizontal.

A $100 prize is awarded for each painting chosen. The artwork cover fetches $500 for the artist.

Artists can send in multiple entries and resubmit previous entries.

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