Tuesday Apr 30
One arrested, one sought in tractor theft
SISSONVILLE, W.Va. -- Police arrested one man and are looking for another Tuesday in connection with a stolen tractor in Sissonville.
UBB group joins Preservation Alliance of W.Va.
BECKLEY, W.Va. -- Members of the Upper Big Branch Mining Memorial Group want to preserve and promote southern West Virginia's coal heritage.
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Whitesville has annual spring clean-up
The Town of Whitesville had its annual spring clean-up on April 20, 2013. The town collected 60 bags of trash along with several dump truck and pick-up truck loads of trash.
Feds questioning construction of state slurry dams
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- A draft report kept under wraps since 2011 shows federal engineers are concerned about construction techniques, quality-control procedures and possible compaction problems at seven West Virginia coal slurry dams subjected to surprise inspections.
UBB group plans coal heritage park in Whitesville
WHITESVILLE, W.Va. -- A coal heritage park is the next project for a group of volunteers who worked to erect a memorial to the 29 miners killed in the Upper Big Branch mine explosion.
Whitesville , Boone County , West Virginia Plans are underway to build a memorial park for the miners who died in Upper Big Branch three years ago.