Local Stories

Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., and up and coming “Chasing Nashville” star - and Calhoun County native - Autumn Blair will be among the performers at the WV Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony &...

By Amber Bass Legislators reached a deal Monday which delays the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act for four years. In effort to alleviate the National Flood Insurance Program, Congress passed this act last year. The...

By Amber Bass After months of construction and traffic delays, pavement is sprouting on Route 4. The roadway, previously littered with potholes, is getting a facelift and now, for the most part, a new smooth...

The Clay County Landmarks Commission and Historical Society met in the Clay County Library, October 9, 2013. Present were Jerry Stover, Kent and Frances Boggs, Jim Miller, Donna Bell, Betty Robinson, and Eloise Boggs. Jerry...

More West Virginia farmers are working diligently to make sure their food goes directly to local tables. One of the hardest working businesses in southern West Virginia is Greenbrier Nurseries. Greenbrier Nurseries owner Jim Monroe...

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin encourages eligible West Virginians to apply for the Weatherization Assistance Program as the winter season approaches. The federally based program utilizes state-of-the-art energy audits, air sealing, insulation and heating combustion...

By Dan Heyman, WVNS West Virginia families that are struggling financially will have a little less help affording food this month. A 2009 boost to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) intended to soften the...

By Amber Bass Odie Fitzwater was 86 at the time of his death on September 25, 2013. He was referred to by locals as eccentric. Odie was a simple person. He lived an extremely modest...

November brings many exciting and fun activities. Two things that always come to people’s minds is Thanksgiving and high power rifle deer season. Like with any fun activity, safety needs to be addressed when...
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By Erica Kearns Several West Virginia State Troopers travelled to Widen this past weekend for a drug complaint investigation. Once at the residence, Trooper J. Ellis...