Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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FAIRLEA, W.Va. - Last week a "Veterans and Warriors to Agriculture Advisory Council" was formed to establish a cooperative body to tackle veteran issues through agriculture in West Virginia, according to a press release from the West Virginia Department of Agriculture.

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CHARLESTON - West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice today recommended 13 projects, totaling over $9.4 million in grants from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Investment Program recently, including one in Kenova.

Hospice rummage sale set for Aug. 28-30

WAYNE - Wayne County Hospice will be hosting a fundraising rummage sale on Aug. 28, 29, and 30 in the parking lot of the facility, located on U.S. 152.

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CHARLESTON - Utility customers are being warned about a new round of scams, according to a news release from the Public Service Commission (PSC) of West Virginia.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - At a meeting on July 24, the Board of Directors of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) granted continuing accreditation to the EMS - Paramedic program at Mountwest Community and Technical College in Huntington, West Virginia.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

WAYNE - The seemingly fragile state of emergency response services has been an area of concern for local officials and residents alike in Wayne County - the discussion primarily focusing on elevated and significantly variable response times county-wide. Recent data provided by Wayne County 911 confirms some of those concerns, painting a picture of an uneven workload for the counties six emergency response stations.

WAYNE - After years of waiting, relatives of the first Sheriff of Wayne County, West Virginia were pleased to see his picture placed on the wall just outside the Sheriff's office in the county courthouse Monday morning.

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HUNTINGTON - Steven Ferguson, 40, of Wayne County, was sentenced July 31 to nine months in prison for being a prohibited person while possessing ammunition, according to a news release from United States Attorney Mike Stuart.